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  • Angels make a big move in getting Vernon Wells for Napoli, Rivera

     
    An Angels club that has been criticized all winter for its inactivity got busy in a big way Friday, acquiring All-Star outfielder Vernon Wells from the Toronto Blue Jays for catcher Mike Napoli and outfielder Juan Rivera. The trade was......
  • Putting Jered Weaver's arbitration 'loss' in perspective

     
    Jered Weaver's arbitration loss to the Angels on Thursday, a ruling that dictates the ace will receive a salary of $7.365 million this season instead of the $8.8 million requested by his agent, Scott Boras, shows just how arbitrary the......
  • Angels notes: Wilson, Jepsen looking trim, Aybar OK after knee surgery, Morales not running 100%

     
    Catcher Bobby Wilson (pictured at left), whose playing time could increase dramatically after the Angels traded away Mike Napoli in January, lost 33 pounds over the winter, trimming down from 243 pounds to 210 pounds. "When you have an opportunity......
  • Scioscia has a good idea of how Angels lineup will look

     
    Opening day is more than a month away, but Angels Manager Mike Scioscia said Wednesday that he is leaning toward a lineup that looks like this: 1. Maicer Izturis (3B), 2. Bobby Abreu (DH), 3. Torii Hunter (RF), 4. Kendry......
  • Angels resting veterans already

     
    The Angels are going young in their spring training opener with the Dodgers on Saturday, giving veterans Torii Hunter, Vernon Wells, Bobby Abreu and Alberto Callaspo the day off. Here's the team's first starting lineup of the year: 3B --......
  • Testing the Angels in the outfield

     
    One of the biggest concerns the Angels had heading into spring training was how their outfield trio of Vernon Wells, Peter Bourjos and Torii Hunter would mesh on defense.They'll get a bit of an answer Monday when the three play......
  • Rangers power past Angels, 10-6

     
    Right-hander Dan Haren gave up a three-run second-inning home run to Texas' David Murphy, and the Angels never recovered, falling 10-6 to the Rangers in a Cactus League exhibition Wednesday. After one-out singles by Michael Young and former Angel Mike.......
  • Former Angel Mike Napoli says he's happy in Texas -- but there's a catch

     
    Mike Napoli said all the right things Wednesday when asked about his five big-league seasons with the Angels. "They gave me the opportunity to be in the big leagues," he said. "So I'm thankful for that. I learned a lot......
  • Angel veterans get the afternoon off [Updated]

     
    It's common for veterans to get the afternoon off when their teams make long road trips early in spring training. And the Angels are no different, which is why six regulars were not in the lineup Wednesday for the team's......
  • Angels' Mark Trumbo getting a chance to make his case

     
    After a rare day off, Angels rookie Mark Trumbo is back in the lineup for Sunday afternoon's Cactus League exhibition with the Arizona Diamondbacks at Tempe Diablo Stadium. With regular first baseman Kendry Morales still rehabbing the ankle he broke......
  • Angels may have baseball's best football team

     
    Should NFL owners lock out their regular players and try to field replacement teams instead, the Angels spring training camp might prove fertile ground for recruiting quarterbacks since a half-dozen of the organization's best players were also standout...
  • Angels -- well, some of them, anyway -- hit the road again

     
    The Angels are on the road again in Cactus League play Saturday, which means the regulars will be staying home. Manager Mike Scioscia has given six veterans -- Torii Hunter, Vernon Wells, Bobby Abreu, Erick Aybar, Howie Kendrick and Jeff......