| Feb 9, 2014
| 5:57 PM
Everyone expects the Dodgers to win. They did last year, and they just put up $215 million for Clayton Kershaw, to better their chance to win for many years to come.
No one expects the Angels to win. They sat out the playoffs last year — for the...
| Jan 22, 2014
| 10:20 AM
The New York Yankees’ signing of Japanese pitching sensation Masahiro Tanaka to a reported seven-year, $155-million deal on Wednesday doesn’t really change much for the Angels in their pursuit of a starting pitcher.
Though the Angels scouted...
| Jan 22, 2014
| 5:44 PM
The New York Yankees' signing of Japanese right-hander Masahiro Tanaka to a seven-year, $155-million deal won't really affect the Angels' pursuit of a starting pitcher, but it might complicate things.
Though the Angels scouted and liked Tanaka, they did...
| Jan 1, 2014
| 5:19 PM
The Angels fortified their pitching depth Wednesday by agreeing to terms on a minor league contract with left-hander Mark Mulder.
Mulder, 36, has not won a major league game since 2006. He retired in 2009, after two shoulder operations, and decided...
| Jan 13, 2014
| 7:44 PM
The Angels did not meet with Japanese pitching sensation Masahiro Tanaka in Los Angeles last week, General Manager Jerry Dipoto confirmed, an indication that the team might not be a serious bidder for the 25-year-old right-hander.
Tanaka spent three...
| Dec 11, 2013
| 7:49 PM
LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. — The Angels would be pleased to sign Matt Garza and Raul Ibanez and call it a winter.
Garza would join Jered Weaver and C.J. Wilson atop the starting rotation, followed by youngsters Garrett Richards and Tyler Skaggs....
| Nov 22, 2013
| 12:55 PM
What do you call it when you make a trade that does not accomplish your primary off-season objective?
A good start, or so Angels General Manager Jerry Dipoto hopes.
But the trade announced Friday -- third baseman David Freese and right-handed reliever...
| Sep 14, 2013
| 4:21 PM
The Dodgers' expected signing of Cuban second baseman Alexander Guerrero puts a spotlight on the most anticipated free-agent saga of the coming off-season: Whither Robinson Cano?
This saga comes with a song: "Crown," the Jay-Z song that features this...
| Sep 19, 2013
| 11:38 AM
Angels ace Jered Weaver, who experienced some forearm tightness last week, was scratched from Friday night’s scheduled start against the Seattle Mariners. The team did not issue a reason for the move.
Right-hander Matt Shoemaker, called up from...
| Sep 20, 2013
| 6:45 PM
The forearm tightness that forced Jered Weaver to be scratched from Friday night’s start was not severe enough to warrant an MRI test, and the Angels ace expects to pitch Wednesday against Oakland.
The tightness is on the outside of the forearm...
| Sep 26, 2013
| 7:43 PM
ARLINGTON, Texas — The Angels are so desperate for starting pitching depth that they probably will bring struggling right-hander Joe Blanton, who is 2-14 with a 6.04 earned-run average and was banished to the bullpen in late July, to spring training...