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Chris Volstad

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  • Angels rookie Matt Shoemaker is something of a savior as they win, 8-2

    Angels rookie Matt Shoemaker is something of a savior as they win, 8-2
    It will be almost impossible for Matt Shoemaker to pry the American League rookie-of-the-year award from the meaty mitts of Chicago White Sox slugger Jose Abreu, who is hitting .308 with 33 homers and a league-leading 94 runs batted in. But the Angels...
  • Wade LeBlanc out of Angels rotation; Could Trevor Cahill join team?

    Wade LeBlanc out of Angels rotation; Could Trevor Cahill join team?
    The Angels have a big four-game series against the American League West-rival Oakland Athletics this weekend in Anaheim, and they're not sure who their starting pitcher will be for one of those games, on Saturday night. They know who it won’t be,...
  • Marlins pound Wade LeBlanc as Angels fall back into first-place tie

    One way for the Angels to minimize the loss of Garrett Richards — at least, in their minds — is to tell themselves that the hard-throwing right-hander, who suffered a season-ending knee injury last week, pitched only once every five days....
  • Angels' Garrett Richards suffers knee injury in win over Red Sox

    Angels' Garrett Richards suffers knee injury in win over Red Sox
    The Angels’ pennant hopes were dealt a serious blow Wednesday night when Garrett Richards, their best pitcher this season, suffered a patellar injury to his left knee during an 8-3 win over the Boston Red Sox in Fenway Park. With runners on...
  • Garrett Richards injures knee in Angels victory over Red Sox

    The Angels huddled around first base Wednesday night as medical personnel tended to Garrett Richards, who lay on his back, writhing in so much pain that first baseman Albert Pujols, on one knee, held the pitcher's hand to comfort him. Richards, the...
  • Angels decline to extend contract to pitcher Jerome Williams

    Angels decline to extend contract to pitcher Jerome Williams
    The Angels informed veteran right-hander Jerome Williams Monday afternoon that they will not be tendering him a contract for 2014, according to a person familiar with the decision but not authorized to speak publicly about it. Williams is now a free...
  • Angels sign left-hander Wade LeBlanc to minor-league contract

    The Angels signed Wade LeBlanc, a veteran left-hander who was released by baseball’s two worst teams -- Miami and Houston -- last season, to a minor-league contract with an invitation to spring training. LeBlanc has a 20-32 career record and 4....
  • Angels' signing of Chris Volstad could affect Hanson, Williams

    Angels' signing of Chris Volstad could affect Hanson, Williams
    The Angels have agreed to terms with starting pitcher Chris Volstad, 27, on a minor league deal that includes an invitation to spring training, an early off-season move that might not bode well for the future of pitchers Jerome Williams and Tommy Hanson...
  • Reader Q&A: Paul Sullivan's Cubs mailbag

    Reader Q&A: Paul Sullivan's Cubs mailbag
    I understand that the Cubs want to build the team the "right way" by building the farm system. What I do not understand is why they can't both build the farm system and try to build a winner right now. I think it is wrong to ask the fans who have waited...
  • Position analysis: Pitching will be a priority

    Position analysis: Pitching will be a priority
    A pitching staff that included Ryan Dempster, Paul Maholm, Matt Garza, Jeff Samardzija and Carlos Marmol went belly up in 2012, despite prolonged stretches of dominance from those four starters and the closer. The Cubs finished 24th among all major...
  • Quick, someone wake Theo and tell him to dump Marmol

    Quick, someone wake Theo and tell him to dump Marmol
    Dale Sveum must be trying to get fired. Or maybe the Cubs manager hates Cubs fans. Or perhaps he’s an agent of evil sent by North Korea’s Kim Jong-un to destroy the Cubs because their legendary ineptitude and continued consignment to a...
  • Patrick Kane parties in Madison, MTV series begins filming in Chicago, Hannibal Buress thanks Allende at Comedy Awards

    Patrick Kane parties in Madison, MTV series begins filming in Chicago, Hannibal Buress thanks Allende at Comedy Awards
    Patrick Kane didn’t shy away from photos when he was partying Saturday at the University of Wisconsin-Madison’s annual Mifflin Street Block Party like many celebrities would have. The Blackhawks star instead posed for them – as he...