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Vernon Wells

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  • Angels: Turf not up to par for game against Nationals; Hunter nears return

     
    Mike Scioscia said the field in Angel Stadium "is typically the most pristine in the league, it's almost impossible to find a bad hop anywhere," but that may not be the case for Monday night's game against the Washington Nationals.......
  • Former Angels infielder David Eckstein has not retired; he just chose not to play

     
    David Eckstein is not playing baseball this season, but the scrappy 36-year-old infielder who helped the Angels win the 2002 World Series and won World Series MVP honors with the St. Louis Cardinals in 2006 has not officially retired. Nor......
  • Hunter returns to lineup against Nationals; Walden to remain as closer

     
    Torii Hunter is back in the lineup for Tuesday night's game against the Washington Nationals, the first start for the Angels right fielder since he crashed into the wall while making a catch in the fifth inning of last Wednesday......
  • Haren throws 7-1/3 innings, Walden holds on in Angels' 1-0 win over Nationals

     
    Taking full advantage of the shadows of a 4 p.m. start, Dan Haren gave up two hits in 7-1/3 innings Wednesday to lead the Angels to a 1-0 victory and a three-game sweep of the Washington Nationals in Angel Stadium.......
  • Scioscia, Valenzuela reunited before Dodgers-Angels game

     
    Former Dodgers battery mates Fernando Valenzuela and Mike Scioscia will be reunited Friday night when Valenzuela, now a member of the Dodgers' broadcast team, throws out the ceremonial first pitch to Scioscia, the Angels manager, before the Dodgers-Angels...
  • Hunter's X-ray, CT scan negative; Rodney suffers setback

     
    X-rays and a CT scan on the left hand of Angels right fielder Torii Hunter, which was hit by a Hiroki Kuroda pitch in the first inning Friday night, were negative. But soreness and swelling in the hand forced Hunter......
  • Wells, Aybar nursing minor injuries; Wells to DH, Aybar out

     
    Left fielder Vernon Wells tweaked his right ankle and suffered a bruised heel Tuesday night when he landed awkwardly on the first-base bag on a fourth-inning groundout. As a result, he will start at designated hitter in Wednesday's series finale......
  • Angels hitters have work cut out against Tigers' Justin Verlander

     
    The Angels must contend with one of baseball's best pitchers Tuesday night when they face Detroit Tigers ace Justin Verlander in Angel Stadium. Right-hander Dan Haren will start for the Angels, who have won nine of their last 11 games......
  • Gone fishin? Not Angels reliever and AL all-star Jordan Walden

     
    Jordan Walden planned to spend the All-Star break next week at Big Bear Lake with fellow reliever Bobby Cassevah. Those plans changed drastically --- for Walden and Cassevah --- on Thursday afternoon, when Walden was selected to replace New York......
  • Tigers rally for three runs in seventh inning for 5-4 win over Angels

     
    Miguel Cabrera hit a two-run home run to highlight a three-run seventh inning for the Detroit Tigers, who avoided a three-game sweep with a 5-4 victory over the Angels on Wednesday. With Detroit trailing, 3-2, Austin Jackson led off the......
  • Angels pitcher Dan Haren joins Mike Witt and John Lackey in elite company

     
    With his two-hit, nine-strikeout, no-walk shutout of the Tigers on Tuesday night, Dan Haren became only the third pitcher in Angels history to throw a shutout while allowing two or fewer hits, no walks and striking out at least nine.......
  • Haren, Callaspo lead Angels to 4-2 win over Mariners and four-game sweep

     
    Dan Haren gave up two runs and five hits in 8 2/3 innings, and Alberto Callaspo hit a tie-breaking two-run double in the bottom of the eighth to lift the Angels to a 4-2 victory over the Seattle Mariners at......