| Feb 26, 2014
| 8:08 PM
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. — By design, the pulse of spring training beats slowly. That's why, in the world's current era of discontent and vitriol, it has become even more appealing.
It would be nice to think that everything going on is right before us,...
| Feb 14, 2014
| 7:02 PM
TEMPE, Ariz. -- Angels owner Arte Moreno described negotiations with Anaheim for a new stadium lease as "at a stalemate," but stopped short of saying he was aggressively pursuing a new home for the team.
"We haven't crossed that line yet," Moreno said...
| Feb 28, 2014
| 5:20 PM
PHOENIX -- If you are escaping the cold of winter, the lure of baseball's spring training is logical. Forget the games. Here's a chance to sit in the sun and watch the blood flow back into your fingers.
The lure for brothers Zach and Matt Zuvich is...
| Feb 27, 2014
| 4:30 PM
TEMPE, Ariz. — The Angels open their Cactus League season Friday, and the game will be televised on Fox Sports West, available throughout the Los Angeles area.
The hype surrounding the Dodgers' launch of SportsNet LA — which is currently...
| Feb 23, 2014
| 4:32 PM
TEMPE, Ariz. — No one in camp is comparing Kevin Jepsen to sidearm-throwing Joe Smith, but there is a noticeable difference in the delivery of the Angels reliever, who has gone from a straight over-the-top motion to a three-quarter-arm slot.
| Jan 22, 2014
| 10:20 AM
The New York Yankees’ signing of Japanese pitching sensation Masahiro Tanaka to a reported seven-year, $155-million deal on Wednesday doesn’t really change much for the Angels in their pursuit of a starting pitcher.
Though the Angels scouted...
| Jan 22, 2014
| 5:44 PM
The New York Yankees' signing of Japanese right-hander Masahiro Tanaka to a seven-year, $155-million deal won't really affect the Angels' pursuit of a starting pitcher, but it might complicate things.
Though the Angels scouted and liked Tanaka, they did...
| Dec 27, 2013
| 5:19 PM
Sports memories can be fleeting and easily dissolvable, sort of like cotton candy. The events of 2013 likely won't be remembered in 100 years, but what if we created a sports time capsule, and put in items representing the year in sports? We could bury it...
| Dec 9, 2013
| 2:57 PM
LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. -- As reporters stood in a hallway waiting for Angels General Manager Jerry Dipoto, he suddenly appeared, walking with Arizona Diamondbacks General Manager Kevin Towers.
"I'll call you later," Towers said, walking away.
| Dec 10, 2013
| 9:04 PM
LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. — Jerry Dipoto turned Mark Trumbo into three arms and a bat. That is the work of a magician.
Provided, of course, that the Angels get solid production from those three arms and a bat. If not, the Angels' general manager just...
| Oct 22, 2013
| 2:22 PM
These days, athletes become emblems of their adoptive cities the way cigar-chomping pols and gangsters once did. Big Papi is Boston; Derek Jeter is still New York. Michael Jordan was Chicago, or Chicago was Jordan. Before that Butkus and Ditka. St. Louis,...