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Los Angeles Times Mar 25, 2015

Angels outfielder Matt Joyce's hamstring passes test

The worst thing that happened to outfielder Matt Joyce on Wednesday was actually a good thing for the Angels left fielder.
Orange County Register Mar 23, 2015

Angels Notes: Matt Joyce is back, Marc Krauss is out, ahead for Garett Richards

TEMPE, Ariz. -- Matt Joyce returned to the Angels lineup on Monday as the designated hitter, after missing a week of Cactus League games with a tight hamstring. Joyce, who is in his first spring with the Angels, had been batting in minor league games...
Orange County Register Mar 22, 2015

Matt Joyce, slowed by hamstring, says he'll be ready

TEMPE, Ariz. – Matt Joyce said he’s not worried about getting enough at-bats in spring training to be ready for the season, even after missing a week with a tight right hamstring. Joyce, who said he’s hoping to get back into action in the...
Los Angeles Times Mar 17, 2015

Angels have some solid options including Matt Joyce and C.J. Cron

Matt Joyce, an outfielder/designated hitter who bats left-handed, wants to play more against left-handed pitchers. First baseman/DH C.J. Cron, who bats right-handed, wants to play more against right-handers.
Halos Heaven Mar 16, 2015

Angels 2015 Season Preview: THE BENCH & DHs

Where is the Pop coming from? The season starts in three weeks. Are the Angels ready to contend? Let's look at the season ahead of who will bat for the pitcher and sit on the bench ready to pinch hit and supersub it. Designated Hitter - Your guess is as good as mine. This is Matt Joyce's job to lose. If he tanks against lefthanded pitching the easiest solution is to put C.J. Cron in as a platoon along with giving Albert Pujols days off in the field by DHing against lefties. Efren Navarro is also in the mix and can play 1B and LF. Joyce will spend time in LF too. Seems easy enough, right? So...
Los Angeles Times Mar 7, 2015

Angels' Matt Joyce was driven to success by Dad's tough love

The booming, baritone voice still rattles in the head of Matt Joyce some 15 years later, even after the son grew up to be a major league outfielder and All-Star.
Los Angeles Times Mar 5, 2015

Angels defeat Brewers, 3-2, behind C.J. Cron

AT THE PLATE: C.J. Cron stroked two opposite-field hits, a third-inning double and fourth-inning single, off right-handers Kyle Lohse and Ariel Pena. With Matt Joyce replacing the sidelined Josh Hamilton in left field, Cron could seize more of a full-time designated hitter role if he can hit...
Los Angeles Times Feb 27, 2015

Absence of Angels' Josh Hamilton could open door for Matt Joyce

The Angels traded for Matt Joyce in the off-season, identifying the seven-year veteran as a reliable designated hitter and left-handed bat who could provide outfield depth.

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