| Jun 16, 2014
| 10:02 PM
Dodgers pitcher Josh Beckett was saddened but not shaken at a level some might think. He knew Tony Gwynn and was hit hard by the news Monday that Gwynn had died of cancer.
Yet, what had not really registered with Beckett was an element he shared with...
| Jun 17, 2014
| 8:48 AM
Mike Scioscia had his reasons for the four key decisions that didn't go his way in the top of the eighth inning Monday night, but they'll probably do little to appease those second-guessing the Angels manager during and after a 4-3 loss to the Cleveland...
| Jun 15, 2014
| 10:21 PM
There are long stretches of a season when a manager feels like that little Dutch boy who puts his finger in the dike. Just when you think one leak is sealed, another springs up.
Despite a 7-3 loss to the Atlanta Braves in Turner Field on Sunday night,...
| Jun 16, 2014
ATLANTA After using a four-run rally in the ninth inning to force extra innings in a loss to the Angels Saturday night, staring up at them from three runs down after five innings didn't seem so daunting for the Braves on Sunday.
The Braves simply...
| Jun 1, 2014
| 7:36 PM
KEY MOMENT: Angels ace Jered Weaver had held Josh Donaldson hitless in nine career at-bats, but with the bases loaded and one out in the third inning, the A's third baseman rolled a two-run single to left field to key a four-run inning and propel...
| May 27, 2014
| 11:08 PM
KEY MOMENT: Angels pitcher Jered Weaver walked .153-hitting No. 9 batter Brad Miller to load the bases with two outs in the fourth inning and threw a fastball to the backstop for a wild pitch that allowed the Mariners to trim the lead to 4-3. But the...
| May 28, 2014
| 10:17 PM
KEY MOMENT: With runners on second and third and two out in the second, Angels left-hander C.J. Wilson fell behind No. 8 hitter Mike Zunino with a three-ball count. Instead of walking Zunino to face .182-hitting Nick Franklin, Wilson caught too much of...
| May 29, 2014
| 6:19 PM
Albert Pujols was not in the starting lineup for the first time this season Thursday night, but the Angels first baseman said it was a scheduled day off and that he has not been slowed by any kind of injury.
“They told me [Wednesday] that no...
| May 30, 2014
| 11:58 PM
KEY MOMENT: Trailing, 9-5, the Angels put two on with one out in the seventh inning for Albert Pujols, who could have cut the lead to one with a home run. But A's reliever Dan Otero got Pujols to ground into a fielder's choice, and setup man Luke...
| May 31, 2014
| 10:48 PM
Athletics 11, Angels 3
KEY MOMENT: With the score tied, 3-3, in the seventh, Yoenis Cespedes fouled off two tough pitches from Angels setup man Joe Smith before lining a two-run triple to right for a 5-3 A's lead. Derek Norris walked, and Alberto...
| May 31, 2014
| 11:02 PM
If your job was threatened by a young hotshot, would you give pointers to the kid who could push you out the door?
Many would grapple with that question, but not Angels designated hitter Raul Ibanez, who has taken one road during his 17-year big-...
| May 20, 2014
| 6:53 PM
Angels third baseman David Freese, sidelined since May 3 because of a small fracture on the middle finger of his right hand, was activated and in the lineup for Tuesday night’s game against the Houston Astros.
Right fielder Kole Calhoun, out since...