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  • Angels-Red Sox umpire list? Rick Reed's not on it

     
    You might recall that the Angels were less than thrilled with the umpiring crew during their last visit to Fenway Park. The Angels cried foul after a 9-8 loss to the Red Sox, with Mike Scioscia claiming that plate umpire......
  • Mike Scioscia announces playoff rotation, roster

     
    There were no major surprises today when Mike Scioscia announced his playoff rotation and roster before the Angels' regular-season finale against the Oakland Athletics. John Lackey, as expected, will start Game 1 of the American League division series...
  • An Angels fan's lament

     
    "Just tell me when it's over," says my friend Bernie, the die-hard Angels fan. "What do you mean when it's over? The playoff series with Boston hasn't even started yet," I say. "I know," he says. "But I've seen it......
  • My Five Biggest Questions of the Series

     
    If you're a baseball fan, you have to love this kind of playoff series, filled with drama, suspense and all kinds of intriguing subplots. Here are my five biggest questions heading into this latest Angels-Red Sox adventure: -- HOW MUCH......
  • Mike Scioscia's closing hedge

     
    It was a subtle thing, lost amid the excitement and euphoria of the Angels' second straight shutdown of the Red Sox in a game in which the gentlemen from Boston were outpitched, outhit and outrun. But it was significant not......
  • Give credit to Vlad and Fuentes

     
    They were the Angels' two biggest question marks coming into the postseason. But on a cool, sun-splashed Sunday in Boston, in maybe the biggest moments of their respective careers, Vlad Guerrero and Brian Fuentes turned the question marks into...
  • A matter of honesty

     
    Already the comments and e-mails are pouring from fans castigating me for saying they'd given up in Game 3. All I know is what I heard from all my friends who were Angels fans on Sunday. All of them, every......
  • On Nick Adenhart, the Angels and Fenway Park

     
    Didn't think too much about it at the time. Brian Fuentes was putting the finishing touches on the Angels' remarkable victory Sunday, and all of a sudden the plate umpire called time out. There is a gate in center field......
  • Angels join Dodgers in Final Four with stunning comeback

     
    Maybe Boston was tempting fate by having Dave Henderson throw out the ceremonial first pitch. Down 5-2 with two innings to go in Game 3 of their American League Division Series, the Angels floored the Red Sox with two runs......
  • Izturis not the only goat

     
    Maicer Izturis made the mental error that finally lost that five-hour, 10-minute, rain-drenched marathon in Yankee Stadium for the Angels. But if two of the Angels' biggest question marks heading into the ALCS had done their jobs, the game would......
  • Redemption Day

     
    It was Redemption Day for the Angels. Redemption for Vlad Guerrero, who hit his first playoff home run in five years to tie the score in the sixth inning. Redemption for Brian Fuentes, who pitched a pivotal clean inning in......
  • Scioscia on a tightrope

     
    Mike Scioscia, all 200-and-whatever pounds of him, was on the managerial tightrope, teetering in one direction, wobbling precariously off on another, but somehow, in one final, flailing lunge, barely making it to the other side. The Angels are still...