| Aug 5, 2013
| 8:51 PM
Veteran reliever Ryan Madson, who had so many setbacks in his recovery from Tommy John surgery that he was unable to pitch this season, was released by the Angels on Monday.
The Angels signed Madson to a one-year, $3.5-million contract with incentives...
| Aug 10, 2013
| 6:08 PM
It could be years before the Phillies have another player who attacks the game like Chase Utley or one who can drive the ball the way Ryan Howard has. And we all know relievers who throw the way Ryan Madson did when he was in Philadelphia's bullpen don'...
| Aug 5, 2013
| 9:59 PM
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| Jul 31, 2013
| 5:17 PM
ARLINGTON, Texas — An injury-plagued and frustration-filled first season with the Angels came to an end Wednesday for reliever Sean Burnett, who was diagnosed with a small tear in his flexor tendon and is out for the year.
Burnett, the former...
| Jul 2, 2013
| 7:47 PM
Josh Hamilton finished a workout with the team's strength and conditioning coach Tuesday afternoon, went into the Angels' dugout for some water, took a small wad of chewing tobacco out of his mouth and flung it to the floor.
Asked if he had resumed...
| Jun 22, 2013
| 7:01 PM
PHILADELPHIA — There was no escape as Kevin Frandsen made his move.
Before John Mayberry Jr. had a chance to dart away, Frandsen charged, armed with a towel covered in Barbasol shaving cream, all over Mayberry's face in celebration of his walk-off,...
| Jan 14, 2013
| 9:30 PM
Even after things didn't work out between the Phillies and Ryan Madson, the soon-to-be closer for the Los Angeles Angels looks back on his eight seasons in Philadelphia with appreciation. "There couldn't have been a better environment to become the......
| Mar 20, 2013
| 11:26 AM
I don't care what the calendar says, if teams are playing baseball in Arizona, spring has sprung.
In fact it was more like summer last week when my sister-in-law, Patsy Hadlich, and I made our annual trip to the Cactus League games, with her son, Jeff,...
| May 15, 2013
| 5:30 PM
Ryan Madson’s rehabilitation from Tommy John surgery was placed on a slower track Wednesday, the Angels scrapping plans to activate him this weekend in favor of sending the right-hander to triple-A Salt Lake for “a couple of weeks,”...
| Apr 28, 2013
| 1:24 PM
SEATTLE — Pitching in games wasn’t so much of a problem for reliever Sean Burnett, who had a 1.04 earned-run average in 11 appearances before being placed on the 15-day disabled list because of forearm irritation Sunday.
| Apr 20, 2013
| 5:50 PM
PHILADELPHIA — When Freddy Galvis got word last spring that the Phillies needed him to become the team's everyday second baseman on what was practically a moment's notice, he didn't complain.
By the time April was over, his dazzling display of...
| Mar 30, 2013
| 1:18 PM
The Royals expect James Shields to be a difference maker. But were they close enough to being a playoff team before they added him?
That's the question about the deal in which the Royals sent future All-Star Wil Myers to the Rays.
It's too early to...