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  • Angels' Mike Morin gets plus mark in meeting expectations

    Angels reliever Mike Morin, living up to his advance notice, is making a good first impression as part of the bullpen. The 23-year-old right-hander entered Friday's play not having given up a run in 8 2/3 innings of relief work since his big league...
  • Weight-room work paying off for Angels ace Jered Weaver

    Weight-room work paying off for Angels ace Jered Weaver
    One start after giving up a career-high-tying four home runs in a 7-4 loss at Houston, Angels ace Jered Weaver allowed four runs and three hits in 6 2/3 innings of an eventual 7-6 loss to the New York Mets on April 12, not a horrible start but not up to...
  • Chris Young, Mariners shut down Angels, 5-1

    AT THE PLATE: Seattle right-hander Chris Young had a no-hitter until Kole Calhoun snapped a 0-for-14 slump with a one-out single in the sixth. Albert Pujols broke up the shutout with a solo homer to left-center in the seventh, his 14th of the season and...
  • Spring training: Angels beat Giants, 11-4

    Angels 11, Giants 4 AT THE PLATE: Josh Hamilton doubled to left-center field in the fourth and hit a run-scoring double to right-center in the fifth to improve his spring average to .391 (nine for 23). J.B. Shuck, battling Collin Cowgill for a reserve...
  • Angels 8, Chicago Cubs 4

    Angels 8, Chicago Cubs 4
    Angels 8, Cubs 4 AT THE PLATE: Ian Stewart, who appears to have the edge over several candidates for a reserve spot, sparked a six-run ninth inning with a home run and capped the rally with a run-scoring single. Grant Green (triple), Collin Cowgill...
  • Unconventional move backfires for pitcher C.J. Wilson and Angels

    Unconventional move backfires for pitcher C.J. Wilson and Angels
    C.J. Wilson can be loquacious on just about any topic, but the Angels left-hander clammed up after Tuesday night’s 8-3 loss to the Seattle Mariners when he was asked about his third-inning intentional walk to Robinson Cano. With runners on...
  • Angels beat Mets on walk-off hit by pitch in 11th inning

    KEY MOMENT: Hank Conger was hit by a pitch with the bases loaded in the bottom of the 11th to give the Angels the walk-off victory. That came after the Angels missed a couple of chances in the eighth and 10th innings, when Albert Pujols failed to...
  • Angels turn to long ball, lead the majors in home runs

    Angels turn to long ball, lead the majors in home runs
    The hallmark of a Mike Scioscia team has always been small ball. Steal, hit and run, take the extra base. The long ball? That was fine for batting practice but it wasn't something the Angels looked for after the national anthem. Times and tactics have...
  • Angels power past Mets, 14-2

    Angels 14, Mets 2 TURNING POINT: Mike Trout, Albert Pujols and Raul Ibanez hit consecutive home runs in the first inning against Bartolo Colon, the first time the Angels have done that since July 27, 2009. Trout's went into the top of the trees beyond...
  • John McDonald wins Angels job, to the dismay of his young daughter

    TEMPE, Ariz. — There were mixed emotions Tuesday in the Scituate, Mass., household of John McDonald, the 39-year-old utility infielder who was told by Angels Manager Mike Scioscia he had made the team and was officially added to the 40-man roster....
  • 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...
  • 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...