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Mike Scioscia

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  • Angels turn to long ball, lead the majors in home runs

    Angels turn to long ball, lead the majors in home runs
    The hallmark of a Mike Scioscia team has always been small ball. Steal, hit and run, take the extra base. The long ball? That was fine for batting practice but it wasn't something the Angels looked for after the national anthem. Times and tactics have...
  • Angels beat Mets on walk-off hit by pitch in 11th inning

    Angels beat Mets on walk-off hit by pitch in 11th inning
    KEY MOMENT: Hank Conger was hit by a pitch with the bases loaded in the bottom of the 11th to give the Angels the walk-off victory. That came after the Angels missed a couple of chances in the eighth and 10th innings, when Albert Pujols failed to...
  • Angels without Josh Hamilton: 3 games, 3 cleanup hitters

    Angels without Josh Hamilton: 3 games, 3 cleanup hitters
    The Angels have played three games since cleanup batter Josh Hamilton went on the disabled list. The cleanup batters: David Freese in the first game, Raul Ibanez in the second and Howie Kendrick in the third. Kendrick, the Angels' second baseman, has...
  • Angels' bullpen has to know how to hold them

    Angels' bullpen has to know how to hold them
    There are saves and blown saves for closers and holds for setup men, but there is no formal measure for the performance of those less-heralded relievers who enter with their team trailing by a few runs and hold the score, giving their offense a chance...
  • Angels reflect on Nick Adenhart before fifth anniversary of his death

    Angels reflect on Nick Adenhart before fifth anniversary of his death
    SEATTLE — The memories came flooding back to Mike Butcher last week when the Angels pitching coach went to UC Irvine Medical Center to visit hitting coach Don Baylor, who had broken his right thighbone in a freak opening-night mishap. It was...
  • Angels' Josh Hamilton might need surgery on thumb [Updated]

    Angels' Josh Hamilton might need surgery on thumb [Updated]
    SEATTLE -- Josh Hamilton has a complete tear of the ulnar collateral ligament in his left thumb and said he will undergo surgery in the coming days, a procedure that could sideline the hot-hitting Angels left fielder for six to eight weeks. Hamilton,...
  • Angels' Josh Hamilton to have thumb surgery

    Angels' Josh Hamilton to have thumb surgery
    SEATTLE -- Texas General Manager Jon Daniels wanted to cover his eyes every time former Rangers slugger Josh Hamilton barreled toward first base and launched his 6-foot-4, 240-pound frame headfirst into the bag. "He drove me crazy when he did that,"...
  • Angels can't get any relief from Sean Burnett, Brian Moran

    Angels can't get any relief from Sean Burnett, Brian Moran
    SEATTLE — The Angels barely flinched when American League West rivals Texas and Seattle added powerful left-handed bats this winter, the Rangers acquiring Prince Fielder and Shin-Soo Choo and the Mariners signing Robinson Cano. They had just the...
  • The bounces are going Josh Hamilton's way early in season for Angels

    The bounces are going Josh Hamilton's way early in season for Angels
    HOUSTON — Josh Hamilton has a little more bounce in his step these days, which is understandable. The Angels left fielder is batting .500 (12 for 24) with two home runs and six runs batted in through seven games, and he drew three walks in a...
  • Injured Angels hitting coach Don Baylor hopes to return by end of May

    Injured Angels hitting coach Don Baylor hopes to return by end of May
    HOUSTON — Don Baylor has no desire to watch a replay of the freak mishap in which he broke his right thigh bone while catching the ceremonial first pitch before the season opener in Angel Stadium on March 31. But the Angels hitting coach has...
  • Slow pace of Astros pitcher Scott Feldman may have affected Angels

    Slow pace of Astros pitcher Scott Feldman may have affected Angels
    HOUSTON -- Whether it was deliberate or not, Scott Feldman seemed to slow-play the Angels on Sunday, when he allowed one run and three hits in seven innings of the Houston Astros’ 7-4 victory in Minute Maid Park. Several times, the Astros right-...