| Jun 19, 2013
| 6:26 PM
Josh Hamilton admits his confidence has wavered during a brutal season in which the five-time All-Star and 2010 American League most valuable player is batting .213 with 10 home runs, 24 runs batted in and 73 strikeouts for the Angels, numbers that are...
| 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...
| Mar 19, 2013
| 11:02 PM
TEMPE, Ariz. — Bill Lachemann was on the same Dorsey High baseball team as legendary manager Sparky Anderson. He played his first professional game five years before Angels rising star Mike Trout's father was born and caught former Angels pitcher...
| Mar 18, 2013
| 5:10 PM
PHOENIX — I'm told when you have one of these mini-strokes, your fingers might hit the wrong keys, so my meaning well in a column might come off as something else.
I can't explain the previous 39 years.
I should have known this trip to spring...
| Mar 12, 2013
| 4:45 PM
PHOENIX — Let me tell you about Josh Hamilton's first rocket ship of spring. It isn't a perfect home run. He gets under it a bit more than he would've liked, so it's towering, corpulent, full of cha-cha.
At last sighting, it was in...
| May 4, 2013
| 7:40 PM
He was once the face of college basketball, Hoosiers personified, a small-town kid who this spring brought a smile, a swagger and a national championship resume to the UCLA program.
Yet before he even coached one practice, someone had created a Facebook...
| Jun 19, 2013
| 3:44 PM
One night after he accounted for eight outs, with three double-play grounders and two strikeouts in a 3-2 loss to Seattle, Josh Hamilton was dropped from the second spot in the order to seventh for Wednesday night’s game against the Mariners....
| May 7, 2013
It's another hymn of an evening down here in Anaheim, the French Riviera of freeways. Took a mere two hours to drive from L.A., which exceeds the capacity of many bladders. Fortunately, the kid in the back seat fell asleep in Azusa of all places, or the...
| Jun 15, 2013
| 6:32 PM
Angel slugger Albert Pujols is beginning to break out of his season-long slump, and Manager Mike Scioscia attributes some of that to Pujols learning how to deal with the painful plantar fasciitis in his left foot.
“There’s a lot of...
| May 6, 2013
| 9:47 PM
It's one thing to leave your heart in San Francisco, quite another to lose your mind there like Don Mattingly.
Has there ever been a more ridiculous comment offered by a Dodgers manager, and take into account Tom Lasorda said a lot of ridiculous stuff...
| Jun 8, 2013
| 9:37 AM
BOSTON -- In a second attempt to jump-start Josh Hamilton’s lifeless bat, Angels Manager Mike Scioscia moved the struggling right fielder from the fifth spot in the batting order to the second spot -- between Mike Trout and Albert Pujols -- for...