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  • New Angels prospect Loek Van Mil is a tall order; Bulger, Stokes activated

     
    The Angels and Twins completed the trade Friday that sent closer Brian Fuentes to Minnesota, with the Angels acquiring 7-foot-1 right-hander Loek Van Mil on Wednesday as the player to be named. Van Mil, a 25-year-old native of Oss, Netherlands,......
  • Angels are not 'mystery team' in Cliff Lee derby and do not appear in hot pursuit of a closer

     
    General Manager Tony Reagins squelched any speculation that the Angels are the so-called "mystery team" that has, according to several reports, offered free-agent pitcher Cliff Lee a seven-year contract. While Reagins said Tuesday that he has had...
  • Fernando Rodney's struggles throw closing job up for grabs in Angels spring training camp

     
    From Troy Percival to Francisco Rodriguez to Brian Fuentes, there hasn't been a year since Mike Scioscia became Angels manager in 2000 that he has entered a season without a clear-cut closer. That is not the case this spring. Scioscia......
  • Notes from the Angels' camp

     
    The sun is once again bright -- and warm -- in Tempe, Ariz., where the Angels went through their practice routine before Friday afternoon's Cactus League exhibition with the Chicago White Sox. Here are some of the morning's developments: Nonroster......
  • Efren Navarro joins crowd at first base for Angels

     
    It's unlikely any organization is deeper at first base than the Angels. Kendry Morales, an MVP candidate in his first full season, will be the clean-up hitter at the major league level once his broken ankle heals. Mark Trumbo, who......
  • Angels' Kendrys Morales making progress in comeback

     
    Kendrys Morales is progressing in his rehab and could be in the lineup within the next week. The slugging first baseman, whose 2010 season ended in May when he broke his left ankle, has been putting on impressive displays in......
  • Angels rally in ninth but lose to A's, 2-1, in 10 innings

     
    Cliff Pennington squeezed a triple between Angels left fielder Vernon Wells and center fielder Peter Bourjos to open the 10th inning and scored on Conor Jackson's one-out grounder to shortstop Wednesday, and the Oakland Athletics avoided a three-game...
  • Fister Pitches Gem, but Mariners Lose 1-0

    Fister Pitches Gem, but Mariners Lose 1-0
    Nick Blackburn kept the Seattle Mariners crossed up all day. Newly acquired reliever Brian Fuentes met the Minnesota Twins' expectations. The duo combined on a two-hitter Saturday, leading the Twins to a 1-0 win over the Mariners. "Joe (Mauer) and I had...
  • Despite hard luck, McCarthy rolling

    GLENDALE — The following are updates on area Major League Baseball players. Brandon McCarthy (Glendale native) starting pitcher, Oakland Athletics: McCarthy continues to justify being handed a rotation spot by the Athletics in spring training with...
  • Halos Come Through In The Ninth

    Halos Come Through In The Ninth
    TORONTO -- The Angels' beleaguered bullpen blew up again, but their beleaguered second baseman bailed out the relievers. For a day at least, Howie Kendrick was not benched, criticized or threatened with demotion. For this day at least, Kendrick was...
  • Digging Deep, Prince Fielder Wins Home Run Derby

    Digging Deep, Prince Fielder Wins Home Run Derby
    ST. LOUIS -- Prince Fielder beat the hometown sluggers on their own turf. With Cardinals star Albert Pujols and St. Louis native Ryan Howard eliminated early, Fielder won baseball's Home Run Derby on Monday night with a steady power display that included...
  • Ervin Santana Still Has Some Magic In His Arm

    Ervin Santana Still Has Some Magic In His Arm
    OAKLAND -- Don't worry about the radar gun. Don't look to the scoreboard for your velocity. Just throw strikes. Easier said than done. Ervin Santana is back, but his fastball is not. He admits to peeking over his shoulder for that radar reading. "All...