| Dec 8, 2013
| 5:42 PM
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...
| Jun 16, 2013
| 1:54 PM
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...
| Jul 24, 2013
| 5:52 PM
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-...
| Jul 13, 2013
| 3:22 PM
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.
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When the Angels traded for Dan Haren in July 2010, many...
| Jul 14, 2013
| 7:00 PM
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...
| Jul 22, 2013
| 11:14 PM
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...
| Jul 23, 2013
| 5:38 PM
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,...
| Jul 23, 2013
| 11:18 PM
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...
| Aug 17, 2013
| 12:21 AM
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.
| Aug 31, 2013
| 4:47 PM
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...
| Sep 3, 2013
| 10:41 PM
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-...