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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...
  • Despite Angels' star presence, season-ticket sales are down

     Despite Angels' star presence, season-ticket sales are down
    PHOENIX — The Los Angeles market is star-driven, at least according to conventional wisdom. In Mike Trout, Albert Pujols and Josh Hamilton, the Angels have three of the biggest stars in baseball. Yet the Angels' season-ticket sales are down...
  • Josh Hamilton passes tests in Angels' exhibition game

    Josh Hamilton passes tests in Angels' exhibition game
    TEMPE, Ariz. -- It had been a calf injury that delayed Josh Hamilton's Cactus League debut until Monday. He singled for his first hit, then took off for second base. For the Angels, that was as good a sign as any. The swing might not be there yet, but...
  • Angels' Chris Iannetta ready to make clear progress

    Angels' Chris Iannetta ready to make clear progress
    TEMPE, Ariz. — Chris Iannetta looked over to the dugout for the sign. The Angels catcher could see a hand with wiggling fingers, but he struggled to count the number of fingers. "I couldn't tell between two and three," he said. That is worrisome...
  • Joe Blanton still has a shot to stick with Angels

    Joe Blanton still has a shot to stick with Angels
    SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. — The Angels' most intriguing start of the spring could come Monday, when Joe Blanton takes his next turn. If Blanton turns in a second consecutive strong performance, the Angels might have to consider whether they can afford to...
  • Angels defeat White Sox, 8-6, in exhibition game

    Angels defeat White Sox, 8-6, in exhibition game
    Angels 8, Chicago White Sox 6 AT THE PLATE: After scoring a combined 24 runs in split-squad wins Wednesday, the bats remained hot, the Angels bunching five hits in a six-run second inning that included Erick Aybar's two-run double to left field and Kole...
  • Move to opposite side of rubber nets results for Angels' Joe Blanton

    Move to opposite side of rubber nets results for Angels' Joe Blanton
    TEMPE, Ariz. — Could a little move make a big difference for pitcher Joe Blanton, who confounded the Angels and their fans by going 2-14 with a 6.04 earned run average and allowing 29 home runs last season? Manager Mike Scioscia hopes so....
  • Spring training: Arizona 5, Angels 2

    Spring training: Arizona 5, Angels 2
    Arizona 5, Angels 2 AT THE PLATE: Albert Pujols struck out looking at a sharp-breaking curve and grounded out to shortstop in two at-bats against Archie Bradley, Arizona's top pitching prospect, his spring average falling to .066. But Pujols drove in...
  • 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...
  • Rotation questions could force Angels to open with eight-man bullpen

    Rotation questions could force Angels to open with eight-man bullpen
    TEMPE, Ariz. — Manager Mike Scioscia said Wednesday that the Angels could open the season with eight relief pitchers, an acknowledgement that a youth-filled rotation may not be able to pitch as deep into games as the team would like. Jered Weaver,...
  • 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...