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  • Another tall order for Angels rookie Garrett Richards

     
    Garrett Richards made his big league debut in front of a packed house in Yankee Stadium last Wednesday night against one of baseball's most formidable lineups, and his nerves were apparent. The 23-year-old right-hander walked the first two batters he........
  • Another Angels rookie pitcher gets crack at Rangers

     
    In their biggest series of the season to date, the Angels will turn to another rookie pitcher against the Texas Rangers on Tuesday night. After Garrett Richards' second big league start was cut short by a right groin strain in......
  • 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......
  • Rangers rally against Weaver, Downs to beat the Angels, 9-5

     
    If there’s been one constant to the Angels this season, it’s been inconsistency. Twice they’ve had winning streaks of five or more games. And three times they’ve had losing streaks that long. They’ve gone into hitting streaks...
  • 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......
  • Rangers cruise past the Angels, 11-7

     
    The Angels rode into Texas on Friday hotter than a summer's day, having won a season-high six games in a row and with a chance to move back atop the American League West standings during their three-game series with the......
  • 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......
  • 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......
  • Angels-Rangers: Much ado about something

     
    With five consecutive wins, the Angels are the hottest team in baseball. And with six wins in as many games at Rangers Ballpark in Arlington, the Texas Rangers are the best team in the majors at home. One of those......