| Feb 19, 2014
| 4:07 PM
TEMPE, Ariz. -- Most teams prefer that their major league players, especially those under long-term contracts, skip winter ball for fear of injury, but the Angels have always made an exception for shortstop Erick Aybar, who played about 20 games for Licey...
| Feb 17, 2014
| 10:28 AM
TEMPE, Ariz. — It has been 14 years since the Angels carried a Rule 5 pick on their major league roster — the last was reliever Derrick Turnbow in 2000 — but left-hander Brian Moran could break that streak.
Toronto selected Moran, 25,...
| Feb 16, 2014
| 4:48 PM
TEMPE, Ariz. — Josh Hamilton arrived at Angels camp Sunday, hoping to play the heavy. The 6-foot-4 left fielder checked in at 240 pounds, a solid 28 pounds heavier than he was at the end of 2013, believing it would help his production.
"I feel a...
| Feb 16, 2014
| 11:09 AM
TEMPE, Ariz. — It was a simple agility drill, one Mark Mulder did all winter in preparation for his first spring training camp in six years. The Angels left-hander was backpedaling at an easy pace Saturday morning when he stopped and planted his...
| Oct 17, 2013
| 1:53 PM
One of Don Baylor’s biggest challenges as the Angels’ new hitting coach will be to help Josh Hamilton regain the swing that made him the American League’s most valuable player in 2010 but deserted him for the first four months of 2013....
| Oct 23, 2013
| 6:56 PM
As the old TV series used to say, there are a million stories in the naked city. We'll touch on each in just a few sentences.
• Ben Howland coaches UCLA to a regular season Pac-12 basketball title and gets punked by Bruins brass. Vinny...
| Oct 25, 2013
| 4:18 PM
The answer to the Dodgers' managerial question is obvious. Sign Don Mattingly to a long-term deal and shore up his only shortcoming by hiring as his bench coach the one man who never has made an in-game decision that didn't work out: Bill Plaschke.
| Nov 5, 2013
| 3:06 PM
Gary DiSarcina, named the Angels’ third-base coach on Tuesday, recently interviewed for the Seattle Mariners’ manager job, and Angels Manager Mike Scioscia said “there’s no doubt in my mind Gary will manage in the big leagues.&...
| Nov 12, 2013
| 4:33 PM
Terry Francona, who led the Cleveland Indians to their first playoff berth in six years, was honored Tuesday as American League manager of the year.
Francona had never received a first-place vote in previous years, even when he led the Boston Red Sox to...
| Nov 19, 2013
| 3:00 PM
The Angels hired former Washington Nationals hitting coach Rick Eckstein as their major league player information coach, a newly created position that will combine elements of scouting and on-field coaching.
In a team-issued release, Manager Mike...
| Dec 2, 2013
| 4:35 PM
The Angels added some variety to a bullpen filled with power arms and an effective weapon against left-handed hitters with last week’s signing of sidearm-throwing right-hander Joe Smith to a three-year, $15.75-million deal.
Smith, the former...