| Jan 13, 2012
| 4:33 PM
After leading 2 1/2 days of organizational meetings at the Angels’ spring-training complex in Tempe, Ariz., General Manager Jerry Dipoto closed his week with a firsthand look at rehabilitating slugger Kendrys Morales on Friday. Dipoto watched...
| Jan 16, 2012
| 4:33 PM
The Angels on Monday avoided arbitration with Alberto Callaspo, agreeing to terms with the third baseman on a one-year, $3.15-million contract that leaves shortstop Erick Aybar as the team's only unsigned, arbitration-eligible player....
| Jan 17, 2012
| 4:33 PM
The Angels avoided arbitration with Erick Aybar on Wednesday, agreeing to terms with the shortstop on a $5.075-million deal for 2012, and they will continue their attempts to secure the slick-fielding switch-hitter to a long-term deal....
| Feb 13, 2012
| 9:35 PM
Bobby Abreu has not requested a trade, and Angels General Manager Jerry Dipoto assured the veteran outfielder in a phone call Sunday night that he will be given every opportunity this spring to win regular playing time. Abreu, who turns......
| Mar 12, 2012
| 5:40 AM
From Tempe to Goodyear, Scottsdale to Mesa, baseball has returned to the Valley of the Sun, the now undisputed capital of spring training. The greater Phoenix area plays host to as many teams as the entire rival Grapefruit League in Florida — all...
| Mar 21, 2012
| 3:00 PM
I watched the Angels/Dodgers spring training game Sunday on television.
It wasn't nearly as much fun as sitting in the stands at Tempe Diablo Stadium, the Angels' spring training home field in Tempe, Ariz., where I spent part of last week.
| May 2, 2012
| 5:30 PM
Angels manager Mike Scioscia said he is "kind of going caveman" with the starting lineup Wednesday against the Twins at Angel Stadium.
He has moved Vernon Wells to No. 2 in the order, with Erick Aybar leading off. Then come the big bats -- Albert Pujols,...
| May 13, 2012
| 7:13 AM
ARLINGTON, Texas — C.J. Wilson really wanted to pitch against the Texas Rangers, so much so that he became the first major leaguer in 11 seasons to start consecutive games.
After the raininterrupted series opener when he faced only five batters...
| May 24, 2012
| 8:36 AM
OAKLAND — Mike Scioscia won't declare that Ernesto Frieri is his new closer — he'd still like the option of using veteran left-hander Scott Downs at the end of games — but the Angels manager's actions and Frieri's performance suggest the...
| May 27, 2012
| 10:17 PM
After Albert Pujols continually beat the Mariners with home runs in three straight games, Seattle starter Hector Noesi did a nice job to keep the Angels slugger in the ballpark Sunday afternoon.
Unfortunately for Noesi, he could not do the same with...
| Jun 4, 2012
| 10:59 PM
Getting production from up and down the lineup on Monday night, the Mariners managed to belt out 10 hits and beat the Angels, 8-6, in front of 36,079 at Angel Stadium.
Kyle Seager started it off in the first inning, continuing his hot hitting with a solo...
| Jun 11, 2012
| 10:35 AM
"H.B. Champion Standards Win 3 to 2! Fastest Game of Baseball Witnessed Here! 2000 See Game! Gate receipts over $609!"
So trumpeted the local headlines one summer day in the late 1920s after a ballgame in Huntington Beach.
For many fans, baseball...