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  • 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......
  • Rangers outfielder Josh Hamilton has two broken ribs; status for playoffs in question

     
    The World Series hopes of the Texas Rangers may have suffered a considerable blow Tuesday when star outfielder Josh Hamilton, who leads the major leagues with a .361 average and a .635 slugging percentage, was diagnosed with small fractures in......
  • Angels drop the ball and are pushed to the brink of playoff elimination

     
    There was no cross-up between reliever Matt Palmer and catcher Jeff Mathis on the 12th-inning passed ball that allowed Jeff Francoeur to score the winning run in the Texas Rangers' 2-1 victory over the Angels on Wednesday night. "I just......
  • Scioscia endorses Gardenhire for Manager of the Year

     
    Although it was Ron Washington and the Texas Rangers who dethroned his Angels atop the American League West, the L.A. Manager Mike Scioscia said he voted for Minnesota's Ron Gardenhire as the league's Manager of the Year. "What Ron Gardenhire......
  • Question of the day: Who are the AL and NL Most Valuable Players? [Updated]

     
    Writers from around Tribune Co. weigh in on the topic. Check back throughout the day for more responses, and feel free to leave a comment of your own. [Updated at 1:46 p.m.: Phil Rogers, Chicago Tribune Can one league get......
  • Chicago White Sox closing in on four-year, $56-million deal for slugger Adam Dunn

     
    The Chicago White Sox are closing in on a four-year, $56-million deal for free-agent slugger Adam Dunn, according to a major-league source with knowledge of the situation. The news will be something of a relief to the Angels, because Dunn,......
  • Angels GM doesn't rule out return of Vladimir Guerrero

     
    It's a long shot and a total fallback option for the Angels if they are unable to acquire a big bat such as Carl Crawford or Adrian Beltre, but General Manager Tony Reagins did not rule out the possibility of......
  • Cliff Lee's deal with Phillies could make it tougher for Angels to land Adrian Beltre

     
    The Angels are probably glad Cliff Lee is leaving the American League West for the National League East after the free-agent left-hander, who helped the Texas Rangers reach the World Series in October, agreed to a five-year, $120-million deal with......
  • If Adrian Beltre goes to Rangers, Vladimir Guerrero could return to Angels

     
    Adrian Beltre, according to numerous media reports, is closing in on a deal with the Texas Rangers, a move that would be a considerable blow to the Angels' playoff hopes and would greatly increase the chances of slugger Vladimir Guerrero......
  • Lance Berkman calls American League champion Rangers 'average'

     
    The Angels might not be favored to beat the Texas Rangers in the American League West, but Lance Berkman all but called the AL champions a one-year wonder. Berkman, who considered joining the Rangers in free agency this winter before......
  • Angels could make a run at Texas third baseman Michael Young

     
    Texas Rangers General Manager Jon Daniels confirmed weekend reports that third baseman Michael Young has asked to be traded, and the Angels are one of eight teams the Rangers could deal Young to without his permission. The Dodgers, according to......
  • Angels notes: Don't expect Young, Podsednik in Anaheim any time soon

     
    General Manager Tony Reagins said the Angels are "not engaged" in trade talks with any American League West teams, which would seem to kill any speculation the team is pursuing Texas Rangers third baseman Michael Young, who has asked to......