| Aug 19, 2013
| 11:01 PM
The Angels on Monday shut down Albert Pujols for the rest of 2013 because of a partial tear of the plantar fascia in his left heel, yet another concession that their season is essentially over.
The white flag went up in late July when the Angels, far...
| Aug 11, 2013
| 3:57 PM
CLEVELAND — It happened so fast, like one of those summer thunderstorms that can plunge a brilliant Midwest afternoon into darkness.
Five runs ahead and 10 outs away from a three-game sweep in Progressive Field, Angels starter Jerome Williams...
| Aug 21, 2013
| 12:56 AM
It’s one thing to play meaningless games in late September. Plenty of teams do that. It’s another to be so far out of playoff contention that you’re playing them in mid-August, with a quarter of the season left.
That’s a fate...
| Aug 15, 2013
| 2:22 PM
NEW YORK — Chris Nelson hit a solo home run to right-center field in the fourth inning and broke the game open with a grand slam to left field in the eighth Thursday, as the Angels avoided a four-game sweep at the hands of the New York Yankees...
| Jul 7, 2013
| 10:25 PM
Jered Weaver wasn't a bundle of jumbled emotions when he took the mound Sunday night, but the Angels' ace felt a little more amped than usual.
His wife, Kristin, and newborn son, Aden, were still at the hospital, awaiting his arrival after the game, and...
| Jul 13, 2013
| 10:59 PM
SEATTLE -- Angels ace Jered Weaver had gotten the best of Seattle ace Felix Hernandez for the bulk of their first nine head-to-head battles, but the Mariners right-hander was a winner by knockout in Round 10 Saturday night.
Hernandez gave up seven...
| Jul 29, 2013
| 9:56 PM
ARLINGTON, Texas — Jered Weaver allowed one run and five hits in seven splendid innings, "the best I've ever thrown the ball in Texas," he said, and J.B. Shuck, who got the silent treatment after hitting his first big league home run, responded by...
| Jul 23, 2013
| 11:44 PM
As the Angels slipped into fourth place in a season slipping toward oblivion, it just got away from them. The inning, and maybe the year.
Ernesto Frieri, the Angels’ closer, started the 10th inning. He did not finish it. He gave up five runs....
| Jun 30, 2013
| 5:01 PM
HOUSTON -- Angels left-hander C.J. Wilson needed only 106 pitches -- 65 of them were strikes -- to complete seven strong innings in Sunday’s 3-1 victory over the Houston Astros in Minute Maid Park.
Too often this season, Wilson has hit the 100-...
| Jul 4, 2013
| 4:31 PM
Angels catcher Hank Conger had a busy holiday Thursday. In the evening, he was the starting catcher for the Angels. In the morning, he was a grand marshal for the 109th annual Huntington Beach Fourth of July parade.
Conger described his parade duties...
| Jun 29, 2013
| 1:32 PM
HOUSTON -- Houston Manager Bo Porter called Angels Manager Mike Scioscia on Saturday to apologize for what many players consider a bush-league ploy, one that caused confusion between Angels catcher Hank Conger and first baseman Mark Trumbo on a popup that...
| Jun 29, 2013
| 4:27 PM
HOUSTON — Joe Blanton delivered his third straight quality start, and the Angels scored four runs in the fourth inning Saturday on the way to extending their win streak to five with a 7-2 victory over the Houston Astros.
Blanton, who was in danger...