| Jul 5, 2013
| 11:20 PM
Boston Red Sox pitcher John Lackey returned to his locker Friday to find a text message that made him grin wide and respond quickly.
Angels ace Jered Weaver may be Lackey's opposing pitcher Sunday night, but the friendship rooted in their past as...
| Jul 6, 2013
| 11:46 PM
Josh Hamilton’s two-run home run in the 11th inning gave the Angels a 9-7 win over the Boston Red Sox on Saturday night at Angel Stadium.
Hamilton’s walk-off homer against Boston reliever Craig Breslow, following a single by Brad Hawpe, came...
| Jun 21, 2013
| 11:07 PM
Shadows covered most of the infield at Angel Stadium when Pittsburgh Pirates right-hander Gerrit Cole took his place on the mound and brought the heat back to a cooling Friday evening.
Pitching quickly and efficiently in only his third major league...
| May 25, 2013
| 2:15 PM
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Billy Buckner threw five shutout innings in his Angels debut, and Hank Conger and Josh Hamilton each homered in a 7-0 victory over the Kansas City Royals on Saturday at Kauffman Stadium, extending the Angels’ winning streak to...
| May 26, 2013
| 10:05 AM
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Billy Buckner discovered just how tough the baseball business is on Sunday when the Angels right-hander was designated for assignment one day after throwing five shutout innings in a 7-0 victory over the Kansas City Royals.
| Jul 1, 2012
| 9:39 PM
At 22 years old, former Sherman Oaks Notre Dame football-basketball-baseball standout Giancarlo Stanton will be playing in major-league baseball's All-Star Game. Stanton, an outfielder for the Miami Marlins who went by the name of Mike Stanton at Notre...
| Oct 3, 2012
It starts at the top.
I look at the Angels, all that talent, a $159-million payroll, and they can't finish ahead of the $55-million Athletics from Oakland?
And that's with baseball offering an extra wild card this season to make up for a slow start....
| May 2, 2012
| 5:30 PM
Angels manager Mike Scioscia said he is "kind of going caveman" with the starting lineup Wednesday against the Twins at Angel Stadium.
He has moved Vernon Wells to No. 2 in the order, with Erick Aybar leading off. Then come the big bats -- Albert Pujols,...
| Jul 27, 2012
| 7:44 AM
The Angels clearly landed the biggest fish in baseball this season in rookie phenom Mike Trout, the outfielder who is making a push to win the American League most valuable player award, but they and their fans got a painful reminder Thursday night of one...
| Dec 13, 2012
The most intriguing game that baseball plays is not hitting and pitching. It is musical chairs.
This is the sport's funny season. But unlike golf, where the funny season was simply a time for Freddie Couples to make more money for Christmas shopping,...
| Dec 13, 2012
| 4:28 PM
Josh Hamilton? Are you kidding me?
Nobody makes a surprise splash like the Angels, but this was a flying cannonball into the middle of a Southern California pool that had been awash in Dodger blue.
Nobody breaks down the door in the middle of the...