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  • Angels' 'A' team outslugs White Sox, 14-10

    Angels' 'A' team outslugs White Sox, 14-10
    PHOENIX -- The Angels’ first-team offense played together for the first time this spring. It was quite a first impression: The varsity lineup played six innings and scored in every one of them. Mike Trout homered, Albert Pujols doubled twice and...
  • Angels' Mike Trout not concerned about contract talks

    Angels' Mike Trout not concerned about contract talks
    TEMPE, Ariz. — Mike Trout has not set a deadline for negotiations on a long-term contract extension, and the Angels' center fielder said Thursday he would not be opposed to talks carrying into the regular season. Players in similar situations...
  • Angels are involved in another play involving instant replay

    Angels are involved in another play involving instant replay
    TEMPE, Ariz. — Another day, another lengthy postgame meeting between Angels Manager Mike Scioscia and the umpires. The topic: once again, instant replay. The discussion Tuesday was sparked by an eighth-inning call that was overturned, the first of...
  • Baseball replay issues won't be solved instantly

    Baseball replay issues won't be solved instantly
    TEMPE, Ariz. — The new instant-replay and home-plate collision rules were the primary topics of the Angels' annual spring-training Players' Assn. meeting Sunday morning. There has been some confusion about the rules and how they've been...
  • Angels' Dane De La Rosa struggles against Dodgers, to get MRI exam

    Angels' Dane De La Rosa struggles against Dodgers, to get MRI exam
    TEMPE, Ariz. — Four batters into an expected two-inning stint, Angels reliever Dane De La Rosa gave up a walk, a hit batsman, a single and a grand slam to Dodgers left fielder Scott Van Slyke. And that wasn't even the worst part of his afternoon...
  • Venezuelans on Angels and Dodgers worry about homeland

    Venezuelans on Angels and Dodgers worry about homeland
    PHOENIX¬†— Like many athletes, JC Boscan has a routine he follows each day. "When I wake up," the Dodgers catching prospect said, "the first thing I do is check my cell phone." The habit is all about family. While Boscan is in Arizona battling...
  • Angels' Mike Trout doesn't mind distractions

    Angels' Mike Trout doesn't mind distractions
    TEMPE, Ariz. — There was a Nike photo shoot, the filming of a commercial for Major League Baseball, appearances on ESPN, MTV, Fox Sports 1 and Fox Sports West, and interviews with newspapers, websites and radio stations. Still to come is a Sports...
  • Angels' Jered Weaver, Garrett Richards are thinking finesse, not speed

    Angels' Jered Weaver, Garrett Richards are thinking finesse, not speed
    TEMPE, Ariz.¬†— Jered Weaver was just like Garrett Richards a few years back, a young buck with the mound bravado that often accompanies a 95-mph fastball. "I had that at one point," said Weaver, the 31-year-old right-hander who has been the Angels...
  • Ian Kinsler surpasses Josh Hamilton as most despised man in Texas

    Ian Kinsler surpasses Josh Hamilton as most despised man in Texas
    TEMPE, Ariz.—There was a bit of a silver lining for Angels outfielder Josh Hamilton in an ESPN the Magazine piece in which Detroit second baseman Ian Kinsler torched his former general manager in Texas, calling Jon Daniels “a sleazeball”...
  • MLB takes hardball out of baseball

     MLB takes hardball out of baseball
    In the bottom of the 12th inning during Major League Baseball's All-Star Game in 1970, a spectacular collision took place at home plate. The National League's Pete Rose smashed into American League catcher Ray Fosse, hurling him backward into the dirt....
  • For Angels and Mike Trout, money could buy happiness, and risk

    For Angels and Mike Trout, money could buy happiness, and risk
    TEMPE, Ariz. — Mike Trout could be the next to join baseball's growing fraternity of young stars who sign long-term contracts before they reach arbitration or free agency; the center fielder is in negotiations with the Angels on an extension that is...