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Joe Thatcher

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  • Angels' Calhoun gets his shot against lefty

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Los Angeles Angels - INSIDE PITCH ANAHEIM, Calif. -- Kole Calhoun finally got his manager to buck the platoon system Monday ... at least for one night. Calhoun, the Los Angeles Angels' left-handed-hitting right...
  • Angels hold back Astros in 6-1 win

    KEY MOMENT: With the bases loaded and one out in the third inning, Albert Pujols stroked a 1-and-2 pitch from Collin McHugh into left field for a two-run single to end a scoreless tie and give the Angels slugger 1,555 runs batted in, tying him with Willie...
  • Angels' Richards emerges as potential All-Star

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Los Angeles Angels - INSIDE PITCH ANAHEIM, Calif. -- Within one year, right-hander Garrett Richards went from being a placeholder in the Los Angeles Angels' rotation to a potential member of the American League's...
  • Angels win 10th straight at home

    ANAHEIM, Calif. The Los Angeles Angels can't lose at Angel Stadium. It seems that way, at least, after they secured their 10th consecutive victory at home Sunday against the Houston Astros, a 6-1 decision. With a two-run single in the third inning,...
  • Diamondbacks tweak pitching staff

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Arizona Diamondbacks - INSIDE PITCH ATLANTA -- The Arizona Diamondbacks continued to tweak its pitching staff over the weekend by adding a starter and a new member of the bullpen. On Saturday, the Diamondbacks...
  • California dreaming about October baseball

    The state of baseball is strong. The state of baseball is California. Never have four of the state's five major league teams qualified for the playoffs in the same year. But this could be the most golden of Octobers in the Golden State. ------------...
  • Angels rally past Astros, 11-5

    Angels rally past Astros, 11-5
    KEY MOMENT: Albert Pujols stood and watched as his mammoth home run sailed deep into the night and put the Angels ahead for good. The Angels had trailed 5-2 entering the seventh inning, but a trio of home runs — two-run homers from Pujols and...
  • Angels' little deal for relief trumped by A's big one for starters

    It should have been an unqualified good day for the Angels. They needed a left-handed reliever, and they got one. Their team got a little better. But the Angels are chasing the Oakland Athletics, the best team in baseball. The A's did not appear to need...
  • Memorable trip to Atlanta for Prado

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Arizona Diamondbacks - INSIDE PITCH ATLANTA -- The rousing ovation given to Arizona third baseman Martin Prado by fans in Atlanta doesn't surprise Braves manager Fredi Gonzalez. The packed house at Turner Field...
  • Report: Ex-Cub Campana traded to Angels

    Report: Ex-Cub Campana traded to Angels
    The Los Angeles Angels acquired left-handed reliever Joe Thatcher and former Cubs outfielder Tony Campana from the Arizona Diamondbacks in a trade Saturday, according to multiple reports. The Diamondbacks received two prospects -- outfielder Zach...
  • Angels acquire left-handed reliever Joe Thatcher from Arizona

    Angels acquire left-handed reliever Joe Thatcher from Arizona
    The Angels remained aggressive in their attempts to bolster their bullpen, acquiring veteran left-hander Joe Thatcher from the Arizona Diamondbacks on Saturday for minor league outfielder Zach Borenstein and pitcher Joey Krehbiel. The Angels also...
  • Angels acquire Thatcher, Campana from Diamondbacks

    The Sports Xchange EditorsNote: Update 1: adds details Angels acquire Thatcher, Campana from Diamondbacks The Los Angeles Angels acquired left-handed reliever Joe Thatcher and outfielder Tony Campana from the Arizona Diamondbacks for minor league...