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  • Angels 2, A's 1 (14 innings)

    The Sports Xchange By Joe Haakenson, The Sports Xchange Angels 2, A's 1 (14 innings) ANAHEIM, Calif. -- Collin Cowgill's line-drive home run in the 14th inning lifted the Los Angeles Angels to a 2-1 win over the Oakland A's on Tuesday night at Angel...
  • Recap: Angels 2, Athletics 1 (14)

    SportsDirect Inc. Recap: Angels 2, Athletics 1 (14) Angels 2, Athletics 1 (14): Collin Cowgill belted a solo homer with two outs in the 14th inning as host Los Angeles outlasted Oakland to extend its winning streak to five games. Cowgill capped a 3-...
  • Mike Trout thinks small, comes up huge in Angels' win over White Sox

    Chris Sale’s full-count changeup to Angels slugger Mike Trout with the bases loaded in the eighth inning Saturday night was shin-high and several inches off the plate, a pitch Chicago White Sox Manager Robin Ventura said was “probably ball...
  • Mike Trout returns to lineup, but Angels fall to Astros

    Mike Trout stood respectfully during the national anthem Thursday but bobbed back and forth and turned his head side to side, as if antsy for the game to start. And why not? The 22-year-old Trout, viewed by some as baseball's best player, was about to...
  • Angels to have Josh Hamilton, Mike Trout for Astros series

    Angels to have Josh Hamilton, Mike Trout for Astros series
    The Angels’ lineup is expected to be at full strength for the first time since the opening week of the season when the team begins a three-game series against the Houston Astros at Minute Maid Park on Tuesday night. Left fielder Josh Hamilton, out...
  • Jeff Wilson: Pitching hurts Rangers the most in losing series to A's

    OAKLAND, Calif. Ron Washington, possibly the most optimistic man in the game, can find a silver lining in any loss, and, indeed, he found something positive in the Texas Rangers' 4-2 defeat Wednesday afternoon. Heck, a two-run loss to the best team in...
  • Murphy hits two homers as Rangers outslug A's

    The Sports Xchange By Eric Gilmore, The Sports Xchange Murphy hits two homers as Rangers outslug A's OAKLAND, Calif. -- What once was an 10-2 lead for the Texas Rangers against the Oakland A's was down to 11-8 entering the top of the eighth inning...
  • Angels right fielder Kole Calhoun thrives in return to leadoff spot

    Most hitters say they try to keep the same approach no matter where they are batting in the lineup, but that definitely wasn’t the case with Angels right fielder Kole Calhoun on Thursday night. Calhoun had one hit in 19 at-bats in seven games...
  • Angels don't make the grade over A's in 9-5 loss

    The Angels and the American League West-leading Oakland Athletics opened a three-game series in the Oakland Coliseum on Friday night with 1 1/2 games separating the clubs. A big series? Perhaps. The A's are the two-time defending division champions, a...
  • Braves 7, Angels 3

    The Sports Xchange By Guy Curtright, The Sports Xchange Braves 7, Angels 3 ATLANTA - The Atlanta Braves, who were the only team in the majors without an interleague win prior to Friday, now have their first series victory against the American League....
  • Athletics continue to gain upper hand on Angels with 11-3 win

    It’s far too early to concede the American League West to the Oakland Athletics, but the early returns don’t look too promising for the Angels. Yoenis Cespedes had the game of his life Saturday night, gunning down two runners at the plate in...
  • Angels pitcher Jarrett Grube could make big league debut this weekend

    Angels pitcher Jarrett Grube could make big league debut this weekend
    Wade LeBlanc relieved struggling starter Garrett Richards in the first inning Friday night and threw 94 pitches over 6 1/3 innings in a 9-5 loss to Oakland, saving the Angels bullpen for the final two games of a series against the American League West-...