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  • Angels' Brian Fuentes claimed off waivers and traded to the Minnesota Twins

     
    Angels closer Brian Fuentes was claimed off waivers Friday by Minnesota and traded to the Twins for a player to be named later. Fuentes, who got off to a rocky start this year, turned his season around in the last......
  • New Angels prospect Loek Van Mil is a tall order; Bulger, Stokes activated

     
    The Angels and Twins completed the trade Friday that sent closer Brian Fuentes to Minnesota, with the Angels acquiring 7-foot-1 right-hander Loek Van Mil on Wednesday as the player to be named. Van Mil, a 25-year-old native of Oss, Netherlands,......
  • Bobby Abreu's run-scoring single gives Angels 6-5 walk-off win over Toronto

     
    Bobby Abreu atoned for a ninth-inning error that enabled Toronto to score the tying run by lining a two-out, bases-loaded single to left field in the bottom of the ninth, lifting the Angels to a 6-5 walk-off victory over the......
  • Jered Weaver throws seven shutout innings to lead Angels past Royals, 5-4

     
    Jered Weaver out-pitched 2009 American League Cy Young Award winner Zack Greinke on Thursday, allowing four hits in seven shutout innings and striking out nine to lead the Angels to a 5-4 victory over the Kansas City Royals in Kauffman......
  • Angels, Mariners turn back clock to 1995

     
    It's turn-back-the-clock day in Safeco Field, where the Angels and Seattle Mariners will wear uniforms from 1995 -- that means the last California Angels kits for the visitors -- for Saturday's game. That was a dark year in Angels history......
  • Brian Fuentes' hold on Angels' closer job appears tenuous

     
    As difficult as it seems to fathom, Angels Manager Mike Scioscia reiterated Friday that he is sticking with Brian Fuentes (pictured above) as his closer, even though the left-hander has a 5.93 earned-run average, has allowed five home runs in......
  • Brian Fuentes to remain the Angels' closer ... for now

     
    Despite another spectacular ninth-inning meltdown, in which he gave up three runs and three hits while blowing a save against the Tampa Bay Rays Monday night, Brian Fuentes will remain the Angels' closer, Manager Mike Scioscia said Tuesday. "We all......
  • Angels closer Brian Fuentes struggles in exhibition debut

     
    TEMPE, Ariz. -- Brian Fuentes was scheduled to pitch one inning Friday against the Colorado Rockies, but the left-hander was pulled from the third inning after retiring only two batters. Fuentes allowed one run and two hits, including a run-scoring......
  • Good start has Mike Scioscia comparing Angels' bullpen to 2002 relief corps

     
    The Angels' 2002 bullpen, with closer Troy Percival, setup men Francisco Rodriguez and Brendan Donnelly, middle reliever Ben Weber and long relievers Scott Schoeneweis and Scot Shields, was dominant during the team's run to the World Series championship,...
  • Pineiro throws seven strong innings; Angels hold on to beat Yankees, 5-3

     
    Joel Pineiro threw seven superb innings, allowing one run and five hits, striking out seven and walking none, to lead the Angels to a 5-3 victory over the New York Yankees in Yankee Stadium on Wednesday. The Angels' third win......
  • Angels closer Brian Fuentes goes on disabled list; Reggie Willits activated

     
    Angels closer Brian Fuentes was placed on the 15-day disabled list Wednesday because of a muscle strain in the middle of his back, an injury the left-hander suffered while lifting weights the first week of the season. Fuentes, whose only......