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  • Cal State Long Beach teammates Jered Weaver and Jason Vargas oppose each other tonight

     
    Angels right-hander Jered Weaver will look to snap a three-game losing streak tonight when he pitches against the Seattle Mariners and former Cal State Long Beach pitcher Jason Vargas, a left-hander who, like Weaver, was drafted in 2004. Weaver was......
  • Torii Hunter to make first start of season in CF vs. Mariners; Angels not interested in Kevin Millwood

     
    The Angels' new center fielder Thursday is their old center fielder. With Peter Bourjos mired in an 0-for-23 slump, Manager Mike Scioscia moved Torii Hunter from right field to center for Thursday's game against the Seattle Mariners at Safeco Field.......
  • Question of the Day: Which MLB player would be your choice to build a lineup around? [Updated]

     
    Writers from around Tribune Co. discuss the topic. Check back throughout the day for more responses and feel free to weigh in with a comment of your own. Steve Gould, Baltimore Sun It’s tempting to answer "Albert Pujols." However, assuming......
  • Angels' Peter Bourjos no longer a one-dimensional threat

     
    When the Angels traded for Gold Glove centerfielder Vernon Wells two months ago, Peter Bourjos figured he was on his way back to the minors. Because while the team loved Bourjos' defense -- so much so, they moved Torii Hunter,......
  • Efren Navarro joins crowd at first base for Angels

     
    It's unlikely any organization is deeper at first base than the Angels. Kendry Morales, an MVP candidate in his first full season, will be the clean-up hitter at the major league level once his broken ankle heals. Mark Trumbo, who......
  • Vernon Wells says he'd be happy in left field for Angels

     
    Vernon Wells, a three-time Gold Glove winner in center field, said he would be happy to play left field with the Angels so that 23-year-old Peter Bourjos can remain in center. "He's one of those special kids that can make......
  • Angels make a big move in getting Vernon Wells for Napoli, Rivera

     
    An Angels club that has been criticized all winter for its inactivity got busy in a big way Friday, acquiring All-Star outfielder Vernon Wells from the Toronto Blue Jays for catcher Mike Napoli and outfielder Juan Rivera. The trade was......
  • Roberto Alomar, Bert Blyleven elected to baseball Hall of Fame

     
    Roberto Alomar and Bert Blyleven were chosen to the baseball Hall of Fame on Wednesday, in an election in which voters again rejected candidates closely identified with baseball's steroid era. Alomar got 523 votes and Blyleven 463, with 436 of......
  • Sports Legend Revealed: Did a Yankee outfielder barely make the College of Charleston's baseball team as a walk-on?

     
    BASEBALL LEGEND: A Yankee outfielder made the College of Charleston's baseball team as a walk-on! STATUS: False (for an odd reason). Baseball history is filled with players who did not fit into the prototypical mold of what a star baseball......
  • National League Gold Glove winners: Three Reds, no Dodgers

     
    The National League Gold Glove winners, as announced Wednesday: Catcher: Yadier Molina, Cardinals First base: Albert Pujols, Cardinals Second base: Brandon Phillips, Reds Third base: Scott Rolen, Reds Shortstop: Troy Tulowitzki, Rockies Outfield:...
  • Baseball books in play

    Baseball books in play
    Ah, the sounds of spring. The crack of the bat, the smack of the ball hitting the catcher's mitt, the ka-ching of cash registers totaling up sales of books on baseball out this season. Just as ESPN seems to lean toward the American League East for...