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Not made in heaven: Jerry Dipoto steps down as Angels GM

Out with the new, in with the old. That was the theme of the day Wednesday for the Angels, with General Manager Jerry Dipoto resigning in the wake of renewed friction with Manager Mike Scioscia, and former general manager Bill Stoneman, 71, being named interim GM for the remainder of the season.

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  • MLB is experiencing another power surge

    MLB is experiencing another power surge

    On the evening of June 16, baseball fans with the right television subscription were treated to an eerie display of power.

  • Hamstring issue sidelines Angels shortstop Erick Aybar

    Hamstring issue sidelines Angels shortstop Erick Aybar

    Angels shortstop Erick Aybar was not in the lineup Saturday against the Seattle Mariners because of a left-hamstring strain he sustained the night before.

  • Daniel Robertson to start in leadoff spot for Angels against Seattle

    Daniel Robertson to start in leadoff spot for Angels against Seattle

    For the first time since joining the Angels, outfielder Daniel Robertson on Saturday was scheduled to start in the leadoff spot against the Seattle Mariners.

  • Mariners' win over Angels doesn't cloak team's woes

    Mariners' win over Angels doesn't cloak team's woes

    As much as the Angels have underachieved, as much as they've struggled to score runs and live up to lofty expectations, they could glance into the opposing dugout Friday night and take some solace in the fact that things could be worse.

  • Mariners shut down the Angels, 3-1

    Mariners shut down the Angels, 3-1

    KEY MOMENT: Trailing, 2-1, in the sixth, the Angels put runners on second and third with one out when Mike Trout singled, Albert Pujols was hit by a pitch and Erick Aybar bunted the runners up. But Seattle's Taijuan Walker struck out David Freese and got Matt Joyce to fly to deep right.

  • Mariners hope return to Angel Stadium sparks outfielder Mark Trumbo

    Mariners hope return to Angel Stadium sparks outfielder Mark Trumbo

    Seattle Manager Lloyd McClendon hopes a return to Angel Stadium will be an elixir of sorts for Mariners outfielder Mark Trumbo, who is batting .159 with one home run, five runs batted in, 18 strikeouts and one walk since he was traded from Arizona to Seattle on June 3.

  • Angels reliever Trevor Gott is off to a solid start in the big leagues

    Angels reliever Trevor Gott is off to a solid start in the big leagues

    Two weeks into his big league career, Trevor Gott has already seized a key seventh-inning relief role for the Angels, heady stuff for a 22-year-old right-hander who a month ago was pitching in double A.

  • Left-hander Andrew Heaney shows promise in first start with Angels

    Left-hander Andrew Heaney shows promise in first start with Angels

    Andrew Heaney entered his first spring training with the Angels hoping to win the fifth rotation spot but wound up pitching his way to triple-A, going 1-2 with a 7.03 earned-run average in six exhibition games in which he allowed 19 runs and 29 hits, struck out 19 and walked 10 in 24 1/3 innings.

  • Angels beat Houston Astros, 2-1, in 13 innings

    Angels beat Houston Astros, 2-1, in 13 innings

    AT THE PLATE: The Angels scored their first run in the fourth inning after loading the bases on an Albert Pujols walk, a Matt Joyce single and an Efren Navarro walk. Chris Iannetta flied to medium left field, just deep enough for Pujols to tag and score. The Astros tied the score, 1-1, in the fifth...

  • Seldom-used Taylor Featherston turns hero in Angels' win over Astros

    Seldom-used Taylor Featherston turns hero in Angels' win over Astros

    It didn't dawn on Taylor Featherston until well after he dunked his 13th-inning single into shallow right field to give the Angels a 2-1 victory over the Houston Astros, survived a vicious mob of teammates smacking his helmet and ripping the jersey off his back and took his first postgame sports-drink...

  • Albert Pujols hits two homers in Angels' 4-3 win over Astros

    Albert Pujols hits two homers in Angels' 4-3 win over Astros

    KEY MOMENT: With the score tied, 3-3, and runners at first and third with one out in the eighth inning, Daniel Robertson stepped in to face Astros reliever Will Harris. Robertson fouled off a pitch on a bunt attempt, but with the count 2-1 he dropped a bunt to the first-base side. First baseman...

  • Angels' Jered Weaver has 'no structural' damage in injured hip

    Angels' Jered Weaver has 'no structural' damage in injured hip

    Angels Manager Mike Scioscia said Monday that preliminary tests on pitcher Jered Weaver’s injured left hip showed "no structural" damage.

  • Angels' Mike Trout leads AL outfielders in All-Star balloting

    Angels' Mike Trout leads AL outfielders in All-Star balloting

    Mike Trout of the Angels leads among American League outfielders in balloting for the July 14 All-Star game in Cincinnati, according to an update released by Major League Baseball on Monday.

  • Dodgers Dugout: A Giants problem

    Dodgers Dugout: A Giants problem

    Hi, welcome to another edition of Dodgers Dugout. My name is Houston Mitchell, reminding you not to look at it as if the Dodgers lost two of three to the Giants, look at it as if the Dodgers are undefeated against the Giants since Sunday.

  • Angels lose to Athletics, 3-2

    Angels lose to Athletics, 3-2

    KEY MOMENT: Johnny Giavotella crushed a Tyler Clippard changeup in the ninth inning that looked like a go-ahead two-run homer to left field. "From the dugout, it looked like a no-doubter," Angels slugger Albert Pujols said. But Giavotella hit it in the wrong spot, directly toward a gap between...

  • Angels put struggling starter Jered Weaver on disabled list

    Angels put struggling starter Jered Weaver on disabled list

    The Angels hit the pause button on Jered Weaver's disappointing season, placing the veteran right-hander on the 15-day disabled list because of left-hip inflammation before Sunday's 3-2 loss to the Oakland Athletics.

  • Oakland pitcher Scott Kazmir defeats Angels and demons in 3-2 victory

    Oakland pitcher Scott Kazmir defeats Angels and demons in 3-2 victory

    The Angels have been more like demons to Oakland Athletics left-hander Scott Kazmir, who seemed to save his worst work for the team that released him in 2011 after he went 11-17 with a 5.31 earned-run average in two seasons in Anaheim.

  • Angels put Jered Weaver on disabled list because of hip inflammation

    Angels put Jered Weaver on disabled list because of hip inflammation

    Angels right-hander Jered Weaver was placed on the 15-day disabled list because of left-hip inflammation and will undergo a series of medical tests, including an MRI, on Monday to determine the severity of the injury.

  • Jered Weaver doesn't give up any homers, but Angels still lose in Oakland

    Jered Weaver doesn't give up any homers, but Angels still lose in Oakland

    Jered Weaver achieved one of his stated goals on Saturday, keeping the ball in the park against the Oakland Athletics. This was no small achievement, considering the Angels right-hander has been tagged for 16 home runs this season, tied with Minnesota's Phil Hughes for most in the American League.

  • Angels come up short against Oakland

    Angels come up short against Oakland

    KEY MOMENT: The A's snapped a 1-1 tie with a three-run sixth inning, Stephen Vogt sparking the rally with a leadoff single. Ben Zobrist grounded into a fielder's choice, but Josh Reddick stayed back on a Jered Weaver curve and drove it into the left-field corner for an opposite-field run-scoring...

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