| Nov 22, 2013
| 12:55 PM
What do you call it when you make a trade that does not accomplish your primary off-season objective?
A good start, or so Angels General Manager Jerry Dipoto hopes.
But the trade announced Friday -- third baseman David Freese and right-handed reliever...
| Dec 8, 2013
| 5:42 PM
LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. — For a general manager heading into what could be his walk-the-plank year, Jerry Dipoto appears calm and assured. His contract guarantees him nothing beyond next season, and the playoffs have gone on without the Angels...
| Dec 11, 2013
| 11:26 PM
Howie Kendrick has heard some of the trade rumors about him, but the Angels second baseman said he really isn't paying attention to that.
"You know, being traded those things happen," Kendrick said Wednesday. "I'm just doing my best to be prepared for...
| Dec 15, 2013
Mark Trumbo was traded Tuesday. He went from being an Angel to a Diamondback.
If we are talking personality only, the previous name suited him better. There is nothing venomous, nor ever will be, about Trumbo.
He took the trade the way he takes...
| Jul 22, 2013
| 11:14 PM
Joe Blanton's struggles reached a pinnacle Monday night in the Angels' 4-3 loss to the Minnesota Twins.
Coming into the game at Angel Stadium, Blanton had allowed 15 runs on 22 hits in his previous three starts. Coming out of it he leads the majors in...
| Jul 29, 2013
| 6:21 PM
ARLINGTON, Texas — Scott Downs signed with the Angels before 2011 because he thought they offered a great shot at pitching in the playoffs for the first time.
The Angels pushed Downs a lot closer to that goal on Monday — by trading the 37-...
| Jul 26, 2013
| 7:41 PM
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OAKLAND — Dane De La Rosa was so scared by the creature scurrying at his feet in the third inning of Thursday night's game in the Oakland Coliseum that he jumped off the bullpen bench.
"I thought it was a...
| Jul 30, 2013
| 10:44 PM
ARLINGTON, Texas — Less than 24 hours before Wednesday's 1p.m. PDT nonwaiver trade deadline, rumors were flying about the Angels, who began Tuesday 14 games back in the American League West and in selling mode.
The St. Louis Cardinals, with a...
| Aug 17, 2013
| 12:21 AM
The Angels made some noise in American League baseball Friday night. They had the postgame fireworks.
Otherwise, this is a team going nowhere. The last rites were administered recently. By the Angels. To themselves. No life support systems left.
| 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...
| Jul 6, 2013
| 6:18 PM
By one admittedly imperfect measure, Josh Hamilton is the most popular player in baseball history.
Hamilton got a record 11 million votes in All-Star balloting last year. No one has attracted so many votes — not Ken Griffey Jr., not Albert Pujols,...
| 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...