| Jul 30, 2013
| 11:26 PM
ARLINGTON, Texas — It was an extremely eventful Tuesday evening for the Angels, who pounded out 16 hits but lost their fifth consecutive game, blowing a four-run, eighth-inning lead in a 14-11, 10-inning loss to the Texas Rangers at the Ballpark...
| Jul 19, 2013
| 6:12 PM
With barely any competition and TV ratings almost matching last year's historic lows, Bruce Bochy and Major League Baseball reaped what they sowed.
In a low-scoring and boring contest, who wouldn't have wanted to see a Mariano Rivera vs. Yasiel Puig...
| Jul 14, 2013
| 4:13 PM
SEATTLE — The Angels lost to the Seattle Mariners, 4-3, Sunday at Safeco Field, but they didn’t go down without a fight — among themselves.
Struggling right-hander Joe Blanton and pitching coach Mike Butcher had to be restrained...
| Jul 13, 2013
| 6:05 PM
SEATTLE — There was little indication, given his struggles with the Texas Rangers, that Baltimore first baseman Chris Davis would emerge as baseball’s top slugger this season, one who hit his major league-leading 36th homer and drove in his...
| Jul 2, 2013
| 8:19 PM
The great thing about baseball is that it's a mass of imponderables. How can Josh Hamilton be paid $17 million this year and hit .223? Why is a team with a $216-million payroll sitting nearly last in its division? (I'm looking at you, Dodgers.)
| Jul 4, 2013
| 10:15 AM
Washington Nationals Manager Davey Johnson has gone somewhere that not even the Angels' Mike Scioscia or Dodgers' Don Mattingly have dared to go: the Ouija board.
Before the start of an Independance Day game against the Milwaukee Brewers in Washington,...
| Jul 7, 2013
| 4:01 PM
As of Sunday afternoon, Mark Trumbo had not received an invitation to the July 15 home run derby at New York’s Citi Field. If the first baseman does, he will most likely decline.
“I haven’t heard anything,” said Trumbo, who...
| Jun 30, 2013
| 6:22 PM
HOUSTON — The longer Josh Hamilton struggled, the deeper the Angels right fielder went into this disappointing season, the more the advice from friends and family members, teammates and coaches, revolved around a central theme:
Just have fun....
| Jun 30, 2013
| 5:01 PM
HOUSTON -- Angels left-hander C.J. Wilson needed only 106 pitches -- 65 of them were strikes -- to complete seven strong innings in Sunday’s 3-1 victory over the Houston Astros in Minute Maid Park.
Too often this season, Wilson has hit the 100-...
| Jul 2, 2013
| 7:47 PM
Josh Hamilton finished a workout with the team's strength and conditioning coach Tuesday afternoon, went into the Angels' dugout for some water, took a small wad of chewing tobacco out of his mouth and flung it to the floor.
Asked if he had resumed...
| Jul 3, 2013
| 11:12 PM
For the Angels, Howie Kendrick is more than just a player. He is a comfort zone, thesugar in your candy bar. You don't worry about him being there because he always is.
He is more than just a second baseman. He is the streetlight on your corner, the guy...