| Jun 21, 2014
| 9:18 PM
Albert Pujols, slowed by lower-back spasms that knocked him out of Friday night's game in the sixth inning, did not start Saturday night against the Rangers, only the second time this season the first baseman has not been in the lineup.
"I felt it two...
| Jun 20, 2014
| 11:44 PM
KEY MOMENT: With runners on second and third in the fourth inning, shortstop Erick Aybar hit a slow ground ball to Texas first baseman Brad Snyder, who hesitated just long enough to affect the throw home. The ball went wide left and past catcher...
| Jun 20, 2014
KEY MOMENT: Ernesto Frieri tried to "stay down and away" with a 1-and-2 fastball to Nick Swisher in the 10th inning, but the Angels reliever "left the ball up." Swisher lined it over the right-field wall for a grand slam, turning a 3-1 Indians deficit...
| Jun 17, 2014
| 8:46 AM
KEY MOMENTS: There were two for the Angels' offense. Albert Pujols grounded out to third with the bases loaded to end the fourth inning, and Chris Iannetta struck out on a 96-mph Trevor Bauer fastball with runners on second and third to end the fifth. The...
| Jun 15, 2014
| 10:21 PM
There are long stretches of a season when a manager feels like that little Dutch boy who puts his finger in the dike. Just when you think one leak is sealed, another springs up.
Despite a 7-3 loss to the Atlanta Braves in Turner Field on Sunday night,...
| Jun 14, 2014
| 9:29 PM
KEY MOMENT: Erick Aybar drew a walk to open the 13th inning, and with pitcher C.J. Wilson squaring to bunt, took second on Gerald Laird's passed ball. Wilson drew a walk, and Chris Iannetta was hit by a pitch to load the bases. The Angels then unloaded on...
| Jun 13, 2014
| 9:44 PM
KEY MOMENT: The Braves had two on with two outs in the first inning when Angels left-hander C.J. Wilson fell behind Braves catcher Evan Gattis with a three-ball count. Gattis got the green light and crushed a three-run homer to left-center field. Chris...
| Jun 9, 2014
| 10:50 PM
KEY MOMENT: The A's were one out away from escaping a two-on, none-out jam in the fourth inning when pitcher Jesse Chavez got Erick Aybar to ground into a 4-6-3 double play. But Raul Ibanez, who entered with a .143 average and hadn't driven in a run since...
| Jun 8, 2014
| 8:30 AM
Chris Sale’s full-count changeup to Angels slugger Mike Trout with the bases loaded in the eighth inning Saturday night was shin-high and several inches off the plate, a pitch Chicago White Sox Manager Robin Ventura said was “probably ball...
| Jun 7, 2014
| 11:14 PM
Mike Scioscia did what any manager would do against Chicago White Sox ace Chris Sale, stacking the Angels lineup with eight right-handed batters in hopes of beating an ace who held left-handers hitless in 32 at-bats this season.
It didn't seem to matter...
| Jun 8, 2014
KEY MOMENT: With the bases loaded and no outs in the eighth inning and White Sox starter Chris Sale appearing to tire, Chicago Manager Robin Ventura kept the left-hander in the game to face Mike Trout, who drove Sale's 115th pitch of the game over the...