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  • Angels' Mike Scioscia is keeper of legacy as MLB chips at block rule

    Angels' Mike Scioscia is keeper of legacy as MLB chips at block rule
    TEMPE, Ariz. — The keepers of the gate for the Angels, the catching crew, play for the ultimate keeper of the gate. All it takes to establish Manager Mike Scioscia is just that are Internet replays of his home-plate blocking when he was a...
  • Angels sign veteran catcher Yorvit Torrealba to minor league deal

    Angels sign veteran catcher Yorvit Torrealba to minor league deal
    The Angels have agreed to terms on a minor league deal with catcher Yorvit Torrealba, a 13-year veteran who spent the 2013 season as a backup with the Colorado Rockies. The deal includes an invitation to spring training. Torrealba, 35, has a career .256...
  • Briefs: Golf fundraiser coming

    The Huntington Beach High baseball program will hold the second Collin Balester-Hank Conger Giveback Golf Invitational next Monday. The shotgun start is 10:30 a.m. at SeaCliff Country Club (6501 Palm Ave.) in Huntington Beach. Registration for the...
  • Angels fall to Rangers, 4-3, after ninth-inning implosion

    Angels fall to Rangers, 4-3, after ninth-inning implosion
    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...
  • Albert Pujols' season is over, and Angels' season is too, pretty much

    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...
  • Rangers come from behind to beat Angels, 4-3

    Rangers come from behind to beat Angels, 4-3
    Hard-throwing reliever Tanner Scheppers snuffed out an Angels threat to tie the score in the eighth inning Sunday, and the Texas Rangers held on for a 4-3 victory at Angel Stadium. Down by a run, Kole Calhoun, who hit a solo homer in the second, led off...
  • Angels extend streak to seven games with 7-0 victory over Royals

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Billy Buckner threw five shutout innings in his Angels debut, and Hank Conger and Josh Hamilton each homered in a 7-0 victory over the Kansas City Royals on Saturday at Kauffman Stadium, extending the Angels’ winning streak to...
  • Angels can't hit their way out of a tailspin, lose to Houston, 3-1

    Angels can't hit their way out of a tailspin, lose to Houston, 3-1
    HOUSTON — The Angels broke out the hard hats, fired up the backhoe and dug their season-opening hole a little deeper Wednesday night. They got a quality start from Joe Blanton but grounded into four double plays and went hitless in five at-bats...
  • Angels fall apart in a hurry in 6-5 loss at Cleveland

    Angels fall apart in a hurry in 6-5 loss at Cleveland
    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...
  • Jered Weaver, Angels shut down Red Sox, 3-0

    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...
  • Another missed chance for Angels in 10-3 loss

    Another missed chance for Angels in 10-3 loss
    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....
  • Chris Nelson hits two homers to lead Angels to 8-4 win over Yankees

    Chris Nelson hits two homers to lead Angels to 8-4 win over Yankees
    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...