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Ernesto Frieri

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  • Jered Weaver, Angels defeat Mariners, 6-4

    KEY MOMENT: Angels pitcher Jered Weaver walked .153-hitting No. 9 batter Brad Miller to load the bases with two outs in the fourth inning and threw a fastball to the backstop for a wild pitch that allowed the Mariners to trim the lead to 4-3. But the...
  • Angels reliever Sean Burnett is out for season

    No player better captured the shock and frustration of Sean Burnett's latest setback than Angels closer Ernesto Frieri, who learned from a reporter Wednesday that Burnett had suffered a season-ending tear of the ulnar collateral ligament in his left...
  • Erick Aybar hits a three-run homer in Angels' 7-5 win over Mariners

    Erick Aybar hits a three-run homer in Angels' 7-5 win over Mariners
    KEY MOMENT: With the Angels leading 6-2, Kevin Jepsen replaced starter Matt Shoemaker with runners on second and third and one out in the sixth. Jepsen got Michael Saunders, who hit a two-run homer in the fourth, to fly to the wall in left, a run scoring,...
  • Angels' Mike Trout will continue sliding headfirst

    Angels' Mike Trout will continue sliding headfirst
    In a corner of the Angels' clubhouse, Josh Hamilton was talking about the thumb injury that has kept him out of the lineup for three weeks and could keep him out for another three. In the center of the clubhouse, the television flashed news that Bryce...
  • Letters: Will Lakers own up to mistakes?

    Jim Buss says he will resign in three or four years [April 20] if the Lakers are not back on top because that will mean he has failed. Dude, you have already failed both the team and its fans by your evident lack of leadership, so why must we wait so long...
  • That was no malaprop: Angels reliever Joe Smith really was throwing up

    That was no malaprop: Angels reliever Joe Smith really was throwing up
    A baseball broadcaster will usually get a good laugh or end up on some blooper reel when he inadvertently says a reliever is “throwing up in the bullpen,” but Monday night, it was actually true. As Angels closer Joe Smith warmed to enter...
  • Angels closer Joe Smith sidelined by tightness in right side

    Angels closer Joe Smith sidelined by tightness in right side
    Joe Smith did throw up in the bullpen Monday night, but that wasn’t the reason the Angels closer did not pitch the ninth inning of a 4-1 victory over the New York Yankees. Smith said he induced the vomiting after an energy bar he ate did not sit...
  • Angels can't hold back Yankees in 4-3 loss

    Angels can't hold back Yankees in 4-3 loss
    KEY MOMENT: No. 9 hitter Brian Roberts, who entered with a .239 average, no home runs and four runs batted in, drove a knee-high fastball from Angels reliever Ernesto Frieri over the right-field wall in the top of the ninth for the Yankees' game-winning...
  • Angels get no relief in 4-3 loss to New York Yankees

    Angels get no relief in 4-3 loss to New York Yankees
    Ernesto Frieri isn’t quite ready to regain the closing role he relinquished to Joe Smith in late April, not after the Angels right-hander gave up a two-out, ninth-inning home run to No. 9 batter Brian Roberts that lifted the New York Yankees to a 4-...
  • Angels surge past Indians, 6-3

    Angels surge past Indians, 6-3
    KEY MOMENT: The revival of Albert Pujols made this "pick your poison" moment possible. With the score tied, 3-3, and one out in the eighth inning, J.B. Shuck was on second base, with first base open and Mike Trout at bat. Last year, with Pujols hampered...
  • Angels' Joe Smith answers the call in his new setup as closer

     Angels' Joe Smith answers the call in his new setup as closer
    In his first game as the Angels' new closer, Joe Smith pitched the ninth inning with a three-run lead. In his second game, he pitched the ninth with a two-run lead. Pressure? He laughed at the thought. In five years as the setup man for the Cleveland...
  • Angels go on another extra-base binge to beat Tigers, 11-6

    Angels go on another extra-base binge to beat Tigers, 11-6
    Angels 11, Detroit Tigers 6 AT THE PLATE: Ian Stewart, a late addition to the lineup when third baseman David Freese was scratched because of right quadriceps tightness, came within a home run of the cycle, hitting a run-scoring triple in the second...