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  • Broxton, Hunter are All-Stars; Strasburg, Weaver not selected

     
    Washington Nationals phenom Stephen Strasburg was not selected to the All-Star Game by his fellow players, or by National League Manager Charlie Manuel. Dodgers closer Jonathan Broxton was selected to the NL pitching staff, with Angels center fielder...
  • Angels flip-flop Hideki Matsui and Kendry Morales in middle of order

     
    Manager Mike Scioscia, looking to shake up an offense that scored only nine runs while being swept in a three-game series in Detroit over the weekend, flip-flopped Hideki Matsui and Kendry Morales in the fourth and fifth spots for Monday......
  • Red Sox pitcher John Lackey wonders why Angels didn't take one for the team

     
    Not that John Lackey is bitter, because the Angels "definitely made a run to try to keep me, for sure," he said, but the former Angels ace, who will start against his old teammates in Fenway Park on Wednesday night,......
  • Question of the day: What is the biggest surprise of the baseball season so far?

     
    Reporters from around the Tribune family tackle the question of the day, then you get a chance to chime in and tell them why they are wrong. Bill Shaikin, Los Angeles Times The complete list of teams with a worse......
  • More bad news for Angels: Matsuzaka gives Red Sox rotation a huge boost

     
    There has been a growing sense of dread in Red Sox Nation that Boston may not have enough starting pitching to play deep into October, what with ace Josh Beckett struggling in recent weeks, No. 3 starter Clay Buchholz lacking......
  • First round preview

     
    So here we are again, late in the season with the dreaded Red Sox hovering. It seems clear now, barring a complete collapse in the final 19 games, that the Angels' three-game series in Boston that begins tonight will be......
  • The Kendrick Dilemma

     
    The hottest hitter on the team is about to make things very hot for his manager in the coming weeks. At a time when the rest of the Angels' offense has been struggling, Howie Kendrick has been warmer than the......
  • Game 1: Jon Lester vs John Lackey?

     
    The Boston Herald reported today that left-hander Jon Lester is expected to start Game 1 of the playoffs for the Red Sox. The Angels are expected to start John Lackey. Lester has started four career games against the Angels, with......
  • Red Sox bumbling, stumbling toward playoffs

     
    Inevitable became official last night. One night after the Angels eliminated the Texas Rangers in the AL West, the Angels eliminated the Rangers in the wild-card race, ensuring a first-round playoff matchup between the Angels and the Red Sox. The......
  • One ball scribe's prediction of Angels post-season roster

     
    Now that the Angels have clinched the American League West title with Monday night's 11-0 win over Texas, Mike Scioscia can finally remove his self-imposed gag order on the playoffs, and the manager is expected to discuss several post-season issues......
  • An Angels fan's lament

     
    "Just tell me when it's over," says my friend Bernie, the die-hard Angels fan. "What do you mean when it's over? The playoff series with Boston hasn't even started yet," I say. "I know," he says. "But I've seen it......