| Sep 6, 2013
| 7:30 PM
Tommy Hanson — remember him? — struggled in four regular-season starts for triple-A Salt Lake after being demoted by the Angels on Aug. 12, going 0-2 with a 5.49 earned-run average, 15 strikeouts and six walks in 19 2/3 innings.
But the 27-...
| Sep 3, 2013
| 10:41 PM
General Manager Jerry Dipoto has been heavily criticized for his winter pitching moves that didn't pan out, Ryan Madson, Joe Blanton, Tommy Hanson and Sean Burnett providing little or no contributions to the Angels this season.
But at least one under-...
| Aug 31, 2013
| 4:47 PM
Before Arte Moreno resolves the cold war between Jerry Dipoto and Mike Scioscia, the Angels' owner ought to invite Mike Trout to lunch.
Trout could be the first player to wear an Angels cap in Cooperstown, if he sticks around. He could have won the most...
| Aug 11, 2013
| 3:57 PM
CLEVELAND — It happened so fast, like one of those summer thunderstorms that can plunge a brilliant Midwest afternoon into darkness.
Five runs ahead and 10 outs away from a three-game sweep in Progressive Field, Angels starter Jerome Williams...
| Aug 12, 2013
| 9:15 PM
NEW YORK — There was one bright spot for the Angels in a 2-1 loss to the New York Yankees on Monday night. Garrett Richards gave up only two runs and seven hits in eight innings, striking out three and walking one, to solidify a rotation spot and...
| Aug 12, 2013
| 9:09 PM
NEW YORK — It has been overshadowed by Josh Hamilton's season-long slump, Albert Pujols' foot injury and the ongoing struggles of the back of the rotation and the entire bullpen, but it's impossible to overlook:
Mark Trumbo is in another second-...
| Aug 13, 2013
| 10:04 PM
NEW YORK — By the third inning in Yankee Stadium on Tuesday night, the Angels had Chris Nelson at third base, Tommy Field at shortstop, Grant Green at second base, Collin Cowgill in right field and J.B. Shuck in left field.
Not exactly the...
| Aug 3, 2013
| 7:58 PM
The day after one of the greatest catches in Angel Stadium history, the discussion Saturday was if it was the best ever by an Angel.
Manager Mike Scioscia said no, ranking J.B. Shuck's fourth-inning robbery of Jose Bautista's home run — in which...
| Jul 7, 2013
| 5:04 PM
The July 31 non-waiver trade deadline is 3 1/2 weeks away, and a lot can change before then, but Angels General Manager Jerry Dipoto did not sound Sunday like a guy who would be very aggressive in his attempts to upgrade a team that has underachieved...
| Jul 7, 2013
| 10:29 PM
Right fielder Josh Hamilton couldn't have captured the emotions of his last few days, and the beauty of the game, better than he did Sunday after his 11th-inning two-run home run that gave the Angels a 9-7 victory over the Boston Red Sox on Saturday...
| Jul 9, 2013
| 7:09 PM
CHICAGO — Mike Trout spent Monday with Albert Pujols and several other Angels teammates in a St. Louis suburb playing in the Pujols Family Foundation Celebrity Golf Classic.
Although Pujols, who is nursing right-knee and left-foot injuries, did...