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  • IndyCar's season to end in Las Vegas -- with a $5-million twist

     
    The IZOD IndyCar Series, as expected, said Tuesday that it plans to end its 17-race season at Las Vegas Motor Speedway on Oct. 16. But IndyCar, which lags NASCAR stock car racing in popularity, threw in a promotional twist that......
  • Weaver, Angels survive another bullpen collapse in 5-3 win

     
    Jered Weaver gave up a run and three hits in 6 2/3 innings and rookie Jordan Walden nailed down his first save of the season Tuesday, lifting the Angels to a 5-3 victory over the Tampa Bay Rays at Tropicana......
  • Angels' Fernando Rodney loses closer job to Jordan Walden

     
    After the Angels bullpen lost three games in Kansas City during the Royals' final at-bat, Manager Mike Scioscia promised to "sort some things out." Tuesday he announced the results of that sorting process, taking the role of closer away from......
  • Angels Notes: Scott Downs, Kendrys Morales making strides

     
    Left-hander Scott Downs, on the disabled list with a broken toe, threw 15 pitches in a simulated game, then did some fielding drills early Tuesday afternoon at Tropicana Field. He could make a minor league rehab appearance soon and, if......
  • Angels' Jered Weaver scratched from start with illness

     
    Jered Weaver was scratched from his scheduled start Sunday in Tampa Bay. Rookie Tyler Chatwood, who was scheduled to start Monday in Boston, will take Weaver's place. Illness was believed to be the reason for Weaver being scratched, though the......
  • Angels drop Vernon Wells in lineup

     
    Scratching Jered Weaver from his scheduled start Sunday wasn't the only lineup change Angels Manager Mike Scioscia made. Outfielder Vernon Wells, who has hit fourth or fifth all season, was dropped to the No. 6 spot while Howie Kendrick was......
  • Vernon Wells runs Angels into 6-5 win over the Rays

     
    Vernon Wells hasn't done much with his bat this season. But Sunday he helped win a game for the Angels with his feet, staying in a rundown long enough for Torii Hunter to race home with the go-ahead run in......
  • Slumping Vernon Wells helps Angels to 8-5 win

     
    Bobby Abreu, Howie Kendrick and Alberto Callaspo led a 17-hit attack with three hits each and Vernon Wells, mired in a monthlong slump, broke a tie with a fifth-inning sacrifice fly to lead the Angels to an 8-5 win over......
  • Rays beat Angels on walkoff wild pitch, 2-1

     
    Tampa Bay's James Shields may be the hottest pitcher in baseball. But for a time Saturday, he also seemed to be the unluckiest as well. After coming within three outs of a third consecutive complete game and second straight shutout,......
  • For Angels' Kendrick, there's no place like home

     
    The Angels have a number of players with Florida ties, including catchers Jeff Mathis, a two-sport high school star in the Florida panhandle, and Bobby Wilson, who was born and raised in the metropolitan Tampa area. But no one was......
  • Angels' Kendrys Morales, Scott Kazmir stalled in comeback efforts

     
    Angels Manager Mike Scioscia is not optimistic the team will see first baseman Kendrys Morales or left-hander Scott Kazmir any time soon. Morales, out with a broken ankle since last May, returned to the Angels' training camp in Arizona after......