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  • Slumping Vernon Wells on bench for Thursday night's game

     
    The Angels are at a loss to explain Vernon Wells’ dramatic decline since they acquired the veteran left fielder from the Toronto Blue Jays for Mike Napoli and Juan Rivera in January. Wells, 32, was a career .280 hitter who......
  • Mike Scioscia rolls dice to try to keep Angels close to Rangers

     
    The Angels don't have their backs to the wall in the American League West pennant race just yet. But they can see the wall from where they stand. So Manager Mike Scioscia is going roll the dice Saturday in Arlington,......
  • First place at stake for Angels, Rangers

     
    Angels Manager Mike Scioscia hesitates to call this weekend's showdown with the Texas Rangers "crucial." But with his team coming into the three-game set trailing Texas by just two games in the American League West standings, it's hard to call......
  • Offensive Angels aim to move closer to Rangers

     
    The Angels have a chance to shave another game off the Texas Rangers' lead in the American League West on Sunday when they send ace Jered Weaver to the mound in Arlington, Texas. Pitching, however, is no longer the Angels'......
  • Who will be the MVP and Cy Young winners in each league?

     
    Who'll take MVP and Cy Young titles? Curtis Granderson? Matt Kemp? Justin Upton? Roy Halladay? Clayton Kershaw? Writers from around Tribune Co. discuss the topic. Check for more responses throughout the day and weigh in with a comment of your own....
  • Scioscia disputes criticism from Detroit about lineup decisions

     
    Sports talk radio in Detroit is abuzz with criticism of Angels Manager Mike Scioscia, who pulled Ervin Santana and Jered Weaver from their scheduled starts against the Texas Rangers on Tuesday and Wednesday and arranged to start five rookies in......
  • Which MLB player did not deserve to make the All-Star Game and which player should have made it?

     
    Writers from around the Tribune Co. discuss the MLB All-Star Game rosters. Check back for more responses throughout the day and feel free to leave a comment of your own. Juan C. Rodriguez, South Florida Sun Sentinel Among the biggest......
  • All-Star game: Last link to World Series home-field advantage?

     
    For the ninth consecutive year -- and perhaps the last year -- the league that wins the All-Star game will have home-field advantage in the World Series. The agenda for this year's collective bargaining negotiations include whether to continue to......
  • Angels' quest for middle relief continues: Ramirez up, Kohn down

     
    The Angels' seemingly never-ending quest for capable middle relief continued Wednesday when the team sent struggling right-hander Michael Kohn back to triple A and recalled Horacio Ramirez, a 31-year-old left-hander who spent parts of seven seasons with...
  • Two hits and one Rangers error enough for Angels in 1-0 win

     
    The Angels managed only two hits against the Texas Rangers and ace left-hander C.J. Wilson on Thursday but scored the game's only run on a second-inning error by center fielder Endy Chavez for a 1-0 victory in Angel Stadium. Jered......
  • Weaver, Wilson to square off in Angels-Rangers series finale

     
    Two of baseball's best pitchers will square off Thursday when Angels right-hander Jered Weaver opposes Texas Rangers left-hander C.J. Wilson in the finale of a three-game series in Angel Stadium. Weaver, who started the July 12 All-Star game for the......