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Jason Grilli

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  • Angels' turnaround puts smile on lots of faces

    The Sports Xchange By John Perrotto, The Sports Xchange Angels' turnaround puts smile on lots of faces No general manager entered the season in a more tenuous spot than Jerry DiPoto. The Los Angeles Angels had not made the postseason for three...
  • Angels streaking at right time

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Los Angeles Angels - INSIDE PITCH ARLINGTON, Texas -- Polar opposite to the Texas Rangers, the Los Angeles Angels are streaking at the right time. They won eight of their 10 while divisional rival Oakland hit a rough...
  • Angels' bats stay hot

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Los Angeles Angels - INSIDE PITCH CLEVELAND -- The Los Angeles Angels had to make a side trip to Cleveland on their current road trip, but at least they made it worth their while. Playing a game that was a makeup...
  • Jered Weaver and Angels cruise to 12-3 win over Indians

    Jered Weaver and Angels cruise to 12-3 win over Indians
    AT THE PLATE: Howie Kendrick is batting .565 (13 for 23) with two homers, two doubles, two triples and 10 runs batted in over his last five games. Kole Calhoun, in a 3-for-29 slump before Friday, is eight for 18 (.444) with a homer and four RBIs in his...
  • Angels pitching coach Mike Butcher has a hot staff, is off hot seat

    The criticism of Angels pitching coach Mike Butcher last season was every bit as fierce as that of former hitting coach Mickey Hatcher in the weeks and months leading up to Hatcher's firing in May 2012. The 2013 rotation, which included two of the worst...
  • Angels' Shoemaker comes back to earth

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Los Angeles Angels - INSIDE PITCH MINNEAPOLIS -- At times this season, Los Angeles Angels right-hander Matt Shoemaker made things look easy. Shoemaker entered Friday's start against the Minnesota Twins red-hot,...
  • Angels need, and get, a little extra to beat Twins in 10 innings, 7-6

    Angels need, and get, a little extra to beat Twins in 10 innings, 7-6
    The Angels didn't so much beat the Minnesota Twins Friday night as they did outlast them. In a game that featured 17 pitchers, 39 baserunners and took 4 hours and 30 minutes to complete, Kevin Jepsen was the last man standing, the Angels reliever...
  • Angels exercise General Manager Jerry Dipoto's 2015 contract option

    The Angels’ transformation from an underachieving non-contender in 2013 to one of baseball’s best teams in 2014 paid off for General Manager Jerry Dipoto, who had the 2015 option on his contract exercised by owner Arte Moreno. Dipoto, who...
  • Angels defeat the Twins, 5-4

    AT THE PLATE: Mike Trout and Josh Hamilton walked ahead of Howie Kendrick's run-scoring double over left fielder Jordan Schafer's head in the fourth inning, and Hamilton scored on Schafer's throwing error. Erick Aybar hit an RBI single to right, and David...
  • Shoemaker 'an extraordinary story'

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Los Angeles Angels - INSIDE PITCH HOUSTON -- Right-hander Matt Shoemaker earned a just reward on Tuesday when he was named American League Pitcher and Rookie of the Month for August. He is just the ninth player in...
  • Angels struggle at plate in 4-1 loss to Astros

    Angels struggle at plate in 4-1 loss to Astros
    KEY MOMENT: Jose Altuve hit a one-out double to left field in the eighth inning and Chris Carter hit a two-out home run to right against reliever Fernando Salas to extend a 2-1 Astros lead to 4-1. It was Carter's second home run of the game, his 35th this...
  • Angels add arms as rosters expand

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Los Angeles Angels - INSIDE PITCH HOUSTON -- The Los Angeles Angels announced the promotion of 11 players to the active roster, a bloated figure, particularly for a team in the thick of a pennant chase. The Angels...