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  • Angels' Jerry Dipoto is limited in attempt to improve team

    Angels' Jerry Dipoto is limited in attempt to improve team
    LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. — For a general manager heading into what could be his walk-the-plank year, Jerry Dipoto appears calm and assured. His contract guarantees him nothing beyond next season, and the playoffs have gone on without the Angels...
  • Joe Blanton will return to Angels' rotation on Tuesday

    Joe Blanton will return to Angels' rotation on Tuesday
    An off day last week allowed the Angels to skip Joe Blanton’s turn the last time through their rotation. But Manager Mike Scioscia said the right-hander, who leads the majors with 10 losses and 111 hits allowed, will return to the mound Tuesday...
  • Angels drop Joe Blanton from rotation

    Angels drop Joe Blanton from rotation
    The Angels have removed Joe Blanton from their starting rotation, moving the pitcher who leads the major leagues in losses into their bullpen. Garrett Richards will replace Blanton in the rotation, starting with Saturday’s game against the first-...
  • Fantasy baseball: Breakout performances earn 3 a spot in All-Star game

    Fantasy baseball: Breakout performances earn 3 a spot in All-Star game
    Staff writer Tim Hubbard looks at three players whose surprising performances in the first half have earned them roster spots in Tuesday's All-Star game in New York. Patrick Corbin SP | Arizona When the Angels traded for Dan Haren in July 2010, many...
  • Angels lose to Mariners, 4-3, and also lose their tempers

    Angels lose to Mariners, 4-3, and also lose their tempers
    SEATTLE — The Angels lost to the Seattle Mariners, 4-3, Sunday in Safeco Field, but they didn't go down without a fight … among themselves. Struggling right-hander Joe Blanton knocked a water cooler off the bench and snapped at pitching...
  • Angels' Joe Blanton has another forgettable game in 4-3 loss to Twins

    Angels' Joe Blanton has another forgettable game in 4-3 loss to Twins
    Joe Blanton's struggles reached a pinnacle Monday night in the Angels' 4-3 loss to the Minnesota Twins. Coming into the game at Angel Stadium, Blanton had allowed 15 runs on 22 hits in his previous three starts. Coming out of it he leads the majors in...
  • Angels GM Jerry Dipoto 'not looking to make wholesale changes'

    Angels GM Jerry Dipoto 'not looking to make wholesale changes'
    A month ago, Jerry Dipoto could not envision the Angels making a major push to add or shed players before the July 31 nonwaiver trade deadline, the general manager saying, “We are not a buyer, we are not a seller.” Two and a half weeks ago,...
  • Angels face questions on what to do with Joe Blanton

    Angels face questions on what to do with Joe Blanton
    The Angels face a short-term question and a long-term question with Joe Blanton. The short-term question: Does he make his next scheduled start? On the day after Blanton failed to complete six innings for the fourth consecutive start, Manager Mike...
  • Angels' decline tends to startle

    Angels' decline tends to startle
    The Angels made some noise in American League baseball Friday night. They had the postgame fireworks. Otherwise, this is a team going nowhere. The last rites were administered recently. By the Angels. To themselves. No life support systems left. The...
  • Angels owner Arte Moreno should share vision of future with Mike Trout

    Angels owner Arte Moreno should share vision of future with Mike Trout
    Before Arte Moreno resolves the cold war between Jerry Dipoto and Mike Scioscia, the Angels' owner ought to invite Mike Trout to lunch. Trout could be the first player to wear an Angels cap in Cooperstown, if he sticks around. He could have won the most...
  • J.B. Shuck has been a bright spot for Angels

    J.B. Shuck has been a bright spot for Angels
    General Manager Jerry Dipoto has been heavily criticized for his winter pitching moves that didn't pan out, Ryan Madson, Joe Blanton, Tommy Hanson and Sean Burnett providing little or no contributions to the Angels this season. But at least one under-...