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  • Which MLB player did not deserve to make the All-Star Game and which player should have made it?

     
    Writers from around the Tribune Co. discuss the MLB All-Star Game rosters. Check back for more responses throughout the day and feel free to leave a comment of your own. Juan C. Rodriguez, South Florida Sun Sentinel Among the biggest......
  • Hunter's X-ray, CT scan negative; Rodney suffers setback

     
    X-rays and a CT scan on the left hand of Angels right fielder Torii Hunter, which was hit by a Hiroki Kuroda pitch in the first inning Friday night, were negative. But soreness and swelling in the hand forced Hunter......
  • Wells, Aybar nursing minor injuries; Wells to DH, Aybar out

     
    Left fielder Vernon Wells tweaked his right ankle and suffered a bruised heel Tuesday night when he landed awkwardly on the first-base bag on a fourth-inning groundout. As a result, he will start at designated hitter in Wednesday's series finale......
  • Angels hitters have work cut out against Tigers' Justin Verlander

     
    The Angels must contend with one of baseball's best pitchers Tuesday night when they face Detroit Tigers ace Justin Verlander in Angel Stadium. Right-hander Dan Haren will start for the Angels, who have won nine of their last 11 games......
  • Gone fishin? Not Angels reliever and AL all-star Jordan Walden

     
    Jordan Walden planned to spend the All-Star break next week at Big Bear Lake with fellow reliever Bobby Cassevah. Those plans changed drastically --- for Walden and Cassevah --- on Thursday afternoon, when Walden was selected to replace New York......
  • Jered Weaver to start All-Star game for AL

     
    Angels ace Jered Weaver was informed Sunday morning that he will start Tuesday night's All-Star game for the American League at Phoenix's Chase Field. Because an official announcement will not be made until Monday, neither Weaver nor Manager Mike...
  • Matt Kemp will bat third for NL All-Stars

     
    The Dodgers' Matt Kemp will bat third for the National League and play center field in Tuesday's All-Star game at Chase Field in Phoenix, meaning he'll once again be facing the Angels' Jered Weaver in the first inning. Weaver will......
  • Angels LF Vernon Wells scratched because of stomach ailment

     
    Angels left fielder Vernon Wells was scratched from Friday night's game against the Oakland A's because of a stomach ailment about 30 minutes before the first pitch. Manager Mike Scioscia moved designated hitter Bobby Abreu to left field and inserted........
  • It's Hammer Time for Angels and catcher Bobby Wilson

     
    Seldom-used third-string catcher Bobby Wilson will make his first start since June 27 on Sunday when the Angels play the Oakland Athletics in the final game of a four-game series. Right fielder Torii Hunter, who played both games of Saturday's......
  • Angels CF Peter Bourjos goes on DL; Alexi Amarista recalled

     
    Peter Bourjos' injured right hamstring tightened up after he did agility drills and ran wind sprints, and the Angels center fielder was placed on the 15-day disabled list Friday, retroactive to July 8. Utility player Alexi Amarista was recalled from......
  • Vernon Wells returns to Angels' lineup; Scioscia discusses bullpen management for doubleheader

     
    Vernon Wells, who was scratched from the lineup Friday night because of a stomach ailment, is back in left field for the Angels for Game 1 of Saturday's doubleheader against the Oakland Athletics. Wells said he could not keep food......