| May 9, 2014
| 8:38 PM
KEY MOMENT: The Blue Jays twice walked Albert Pujols intentionally to get to Raul Ibanez, and both times the Angels scored — in the seventh inning, when Ibanez walked to load the bases and Howie Kendrick followed with an RBI walk, and in the ninth,...
| May 10, 2014
| 4:44 PM
The Angels do not catch your fancy as a young team, Mike Trout notwithstanding.
With Albert Pujols and Josh Hamilton as the sluggers, Jered Weaver and C.J. Wilson as the rotation anchors, Joe Smith and Ernesto Frieri as the closers, and Howie Kendrick...
| May 12, 2014
| 9:48 PM
KEY MOMENTS: Three of them, the three times Albert Pujols batted with men in scoring position. He made an out each time, stranding five runners in all. Pujols leads the Angels with 26 runs batted in, but he is batting .182 with men in scoring position. He...
| May 13, 2014
| 7:42 PM
KEY MOMENT: With the score tied, 2-2, in the sixth, Angels Manager Mike Scioscia gave Luis Jimenez, a .167-hitting third baseman who was recalled from triple A on Monday, the green light on a 3-and-0 pitch from Phillies ace Cliff Lee. Jimenez ripped a...
| May 14, 2014
| 6:34 PM
Angels 3, Philadelphia Phillies 0
AT THE PLATE: Albert Pujols doubled to right in the first inning and scored on Raul Ibanez's single to right. Hank Conger and Grant Green singled in the second, and Efren Navarro hit a clutch two-out, run-scoring single...
| Jun 8, 2014
KEY MOMENT: With the bases loaded and no outs in the eighth inning and White Sox starter Chris Sale appearing to tire, Chicago Manager Robin Ventura kept the left-hander in the game to face Mike Trout, who drove Sale's 115th pitch of the game over the...
| Jun 8, 2014
| 8:30 AM
Chris Sale’s full-count changeup to Angels slugger Mike Trout with the bases loaded in the eighth inning Saturday night was shin-high and several inches off the plate, a pitch Chicago White Sox Manager Robin Ventura said was “probably ball...
| Jun 9, 2014
| 10:50 PM
KEY MOMENT: The A's were one out away from escaping a two-on, none-out jam in the fourth inning when pitcher Jesse Chavez got Erick Aybar to ground into a 4-6-3 double play. But Raul Ibanez, who entered with a .143 average and hadn't driven in a run since...
| Jun 13, 2014
| 9:44 PM
KEY MOMENT: The Braves had two on with two outs in the first inning when Angels left-hander C.J. Wilson fell behind Braves catcher Evan Gattis with a three-ball count. Gattis got the green light and crushed a three-run homer to left-center field. Chris...
| Jun 14, 2014
| 9:29 PM
KEY MOMENT: Erick Aybar drew a walk to open the 13th inning, and with pitcher C.J. Wilson squaring to bunt, took second on Gerald Laird's passed ball. Wilson drew a walk, and Chris Iannetta was hit by a pitch to load the bases. The Angels then unloaded on...
| May 21, 2014
| 10:17 PM
KEY MOMENT: Astros right-hander Collin McHugh may have made only one mistake, a hanging slider that Albert Pujols crushed for a solo homer to left-center to give the Angels a 2-1 lead in the sixth. The 505th homer of his career—and 13th of the...
| May 24, 2014
| 9:45 PM
KEY MOMENT: After Danny Valencia led off the 13th inning with a double, the Royals decided to play for one run. Alcides Escobar laid down the sacrifice bunt, but rookie Mike Morin, the Angels' sixth pitcher, made an errant throw. Valencia scored from...