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Hank Conger

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  • Angels miscues help Tigers to a 2-1 victory

    Angels miscues help Tigers to a 2-1 victory
    KEY MOMENT: The Angels made three errors — on one first-inning play — to give Detroit a run. Ian Kinsler took off from first base on a full-count pitch that Miguel Cabrera took for ball four. Catcher Hank Conger, thinking it was strike three,...
  • Angels' Mike Trout, Nationals' Bryce Harper to meet for first time

    DETROIT — Mike Trout was 20 and Bryce Harper was 19 when they played for the Scottsdale Scorpions in the Arizona Fall League in 2011. Neither had set foot in the big leagues by then, but it was clear to Angels catcher Hank Conger, a Scorpions...
  • 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...
  • 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 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...
  • Angels hit four homers in 13-1 victory over Yankees

    AT THE PLATE: Erick Aybar, who tweaked his stance last Monday so he is more upright in the box, had four hits and four runs. With 11 hits in 17 at-bats in four games, he has raised his average from .175 to .275. Howie Kendrick, who had three hits and...
  • Things are going better for Angels this April

    Things are going better for Angels this April
    The cruelest month comes to an end Wednesday. The Angels are not buried. That counts as progress in Anaheim, where the home team has punted the season because of a poor April in each of the last two seasons. On the last day of the month, the Angels have...
  • Angels put up all-around effort in 7-1 win over Indians

    KEY MOMENT: David Freese’s single off Cleveland Indians reliever Marc Rzepczynski in the fifth inning, which scored Mike Trout and Albert Pujols to give the Angels a 5-1 lead on their way to a 7-1 victory and a sweep of their three-game series...