| May 11, 2014
| 5:02 PM
As Mike Butcher walked to the mound, he had no reason to believe this visit would be any different from any of the hundreds he has made as the Angels' pitching coach.
He might offer a pitcher a suggestion, ask him how he feels, maybe just stall for a...
| May 16, 2014
KEY MOMENT: Mike Trout blasted a three-run, walk-off home run in the bottom of the ninth inning off Tampa Bay reliever Brad Boxberger. With Efren Navarro and Collin Cowgill on base, Trout ripped the pitch over the left-field fence for the 6-5 win.
| Mar 26, 2014
| 10:02 AM
TEMPE, Ariz. — Angels fans won’t have Joe Blanton to kick around anymore. The Angels released the struggling right-hander Wednesday, eating the $8.5 million remaining on his contract.
The Angels signed Blanton, 33, to a two-year, $15-million...
| Mar 29, 2014
| 2:05 PM
In those heady days when Barry Bonds was hitting a home run just about every day, visitors would flock to the clubhouse of the San Francisco Giants.
You would turn to the right for Bonds, for his entourage, for his oversized lounge chair, and for the...
| Apr 12, 2014
| 11:02 PM
KEY MOMENT: The Angels were one out from defeat, and three runs down, when Raul Ibanez stepped to the plate in the ninth inning. Ibanez delivered a three-run home run — his second home run of the season, and the 2,000th hit of his career —...
| Mar 26, 2014
| 5:05 PM
PHOENIX — Angels fans won't have Joe Blanton to kick around anymore. The Angels released the struggling and oft-criticized right-hander on Wednesday and ate the remaining $8.5 million on his contract, a move that was probably more difficult for...
| Feb 27, 2014
| 4:30 PM
TEMPE, Ariz. — The Angels open their Cactus League season Friday, and the game will be televised on Fox Sports West, available throughout the Los Angeles area.
The hype surrounding the Dodgers' launch of SportsNet LA — which is currently...
| Mar 28, 2014
| 11:22 PM
Albert Pujols made his major league debut at 22. Jered Weaver made his minor league debut at 22.
Mike Trout just made $145 million at 22, and he set himself up to become the richest athlete in North American sports history.
The best player in baseball...
| Mar 29, 2014
| 8:26 PM
Mike Trout could have rejected the Angels' overtures this winter, signed a series of one-year deals through arbitration, become a free agent at age 26 and inked the largest contract in baseball history in 2017.
Then the star center fielder saw the...
| Mar 31, 2014
| 11:32 PM
One pitch — one ceremonial first pitch, for goodness' sake — into the 2014 season, the Angels suffered a bizarre and major injury, hitting coach Don Baylor fracturing his right thigh bone while catching Vladimir Guerrero's toss before Monday...
| Apr 2, 2014
| 11:09 PM
Josh Hamilton nearly scolded a reporter for asking if, in light of the Angels' brutal Aprils of 2012 and 2013, there was concern that a "here-we-go-again" mentality could creep into the clubhouse with another sluggish start.
"We haven't thought about...
| Apr 5, 2014
| 9:27 PM
Angels 5, Astros 1
KEY MOMENT: Josh Hamilton, who struck out four times in his first five at-bats against left-handers this season, hit a two-run home run to right field against left-hander Dallas Keuchel to cap a three-run rally and give the Angels a...