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MLB Daily Dish 13 hours ago
Luis Valbuena out 4-6 weeks with strained hamstring

Luis Valbuena out 4-6 weeks with strained hamstring

C.J. Cron should open the season as the everyday first baseman. Per Pedro Moura of the Los Angeles Times, Angels first baseman Luis Valbuena has been diagnosed with a strained right hamstring and will miss 4-6 weeks. Signed to a two-year deal in January, Valbuena was expected to open the season as the first baseman against right-handers, with C.J. Cron handling the duties against lefties. Expect Cron to play more of an everyday role in April, as Valbuena eyes a hopeful return to the lineup at some point in May. Albert Pujols is expected to strictly DH in 2017. Jefry Marte’s chances at a...
Orange County Register 11 hours ago

Angels Notes: Luis Valbuena disappointed by hamstring injury

TEMPE, Ariz. — Luis Valbuena was crushed by the news that he will have to start his first season with the Angels on the disabled list. “I feel so bad because I want to start the season,” Valubena said Friday, a day after learning that he has a...

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Los Angeles Times 5 hours ago

Angels outfielder Ben Revere finds his power in spring training

In the weaker half of two split-squad games Wednesday, while most of his major league teammates played at the Angels’ home base in Tempe, Ben Revere did something at the Peoria Sports Complex that he almost never does. He homered. The 5-foot-9 outfielder’s lack of power makes him unique among modern...
Los Angeles Times 6 hours ago

Angels no-hit Mariners in 4-0 victory

The Angels no-hit a Seattle Mariners split-squad, 4-0, on Friday night at Tempe Diablo Stadium, improving their Cactus League record to 15-12. It was the Angels’ first spring no-hitter since March 16, 1996. AT THE PLATE: In the second inning, shortstop Andrelton Simmons anticipated a breaking ball...
Orange County Register 8 hours ago
Eight Angels pitchers combine for first Cactus League no-hitter in 21 years

Eight Angels pitchers combine for first Cactus League no-hitter in 21 years

THE GAME: Eight Angels pitchers combined for the first no-hitter in the Cactus League in 21 years, blanking the Seattle Mariners, 4-0, on Friday night. They finished with a flourish, three diving plays in the ninth. First baseman C.J. Cron dove to...
Orange County Register 10 hours ago
Angels have plenty of questions to answer about pitching staff in final week

Angels have plenty of questions to answer about pitching staff in final week

TEMPE, Ariz. — With just about a week to go before the Angels have to set their opening day roster, they have 18 healthy pitchers in camp and decisions that are likely to go down to the wire. While the Angels position player roster seems pretty...
Los Angeles Times Mar 23, 2017

Angels drop a 6-2 decision to the Padres

The Angels fell to the San Diego Padres, 6-2, on Thursday at Peoria Sports Complex. The Angels are 14-12 with six Cactus League games left. AT THE PLATE: In the first inning, C.J. Cron singled in Eric Young Jr., who had tripled. … The Angels’ other run scored in the fifth inning, when Ryan LaMarre...
Orange County Register Mar 23, 2017
Angels lose despite solid outing from Ricky Nolasco

Angels lose despite solid outing from Ricky Nolasco

THE GAME: The Angels gave up five runs in the seventh and eighth innings to lose 6-2 to the San Diego Padres on Thursday at the Peoria Sports Complex. A day after using their entire everyday lineup, the Angels started just four players who figure to...
Los Angeles Times Mar 23, 2017

Angels infielder Luis Valbuena out 4 to 6 weeks because of strained hamstring

The Angels’ depth suffered a blow Thursday, when an MRI exam revealed a significant strain within infielder Luis Valbuena’s right hamstring. He’ll require four to six weeks of rest before returning to game action, the team announced. The Angels said the strain was diagnosed between grades 1 and...
Orange County Register Mar 23, 2017
Angels Notes: Luis Valbuena heads for MRI on hamstring

Angels Notes: Luis Valbuena heads for MRI on hamstring

TEMPE, Ariz. — Luis Valbuena went for an MRI on his surgically repaired right hamstring, but the Angels are still holding out hope that he’s not seriously injured. “Hamstrings are a different animal,” Manager Mike Scioscia said Thursday...
Los Angeles Times Mar 22, 2017

Angels' Andrelton Simmons hopes to get a jump on the season after playing in the World Baseball Classic

Andrelton Simmons loved everything about his second World Baseball Classic, except for the logistics. Between Feb. 28 and Monday, he and the Netherlands’ contingent traveled from Seoul to Tokyo to Phoenix to Los Angeles, where they lost an 11-inning semifinal to Puerto Rico at Dodger Stadium. ...
Los Angeles Times Mar 22, 2017

Angels win one split-squad game, lose another

In their first split-squad games of the spring, the Angels lost to Texas, 7-4, at Tempe Diablo Stadium and defeated Seattle, 9-8, at Peoria Sports Complex on Wednesday. The Angels are 14-11 in the Cactus League. AT THE PLATE: In Tempe, Mike Trout hit a home run in the seventh inning. The Angels’...
Orange County Register Mar 22, 2017
Angels' Luis Valbuena tweaks surgically-repaired hamstring

Angels' Luis Valbuena tweaks surgically-repaired hamstring

TEMPE, Ariz. — The Angels finally had their entire projected opening day lineup on the field on Wednesday, but it lasted only three innings. Luis Valbuena left the game after three innings because of right hamstring tightness, which could be...
Orange County Register Mar 22, 2017
Mike Trout homers while Angels split a pair of games

Mike Trout homers while Angels split a pair of games

THE GAMES: The Angels played their first game of the spring with their entire projected opening day lineup, but still lost 7-4 to the Texas Rangers on Wednesday at Tempe Diablo Stadium. An Angels’ split-squad took a seven-run lead before beating...
Orange County Register Mar 22, 2017
Andrelton Simmons believes WBC experience can carry over into Angels season

Andrelton Simmons believes WBC experience can carry over into Angels season

TEMPE, Ariz. — Andrelton Simmons returned to the mundane preparation for his day job on Wednesday. After a three-week hiatus to play in intense baseball games, wearing his country’s name on his chest, the Angels shortstop was back to playing the...
Orange County Register Mar 22, 2017
Angels Notes: Presumed opening day starter Garrett Richards may yield to Matt Shoemaker

Angels Notes: Presumed opening day starter Garrett Richards may yield to Matt Shoemaker

TEMPE, Ariz. — The Angels continue to cross off days on the calendar without giving any more definitive news as to how their rotation will line up for the first week of the season. Manager Mike Scioscia said Wednesday morning Garrett Richards is...

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    C.J. Cron

    Eight Angels pitchers combine for first Cactus League no-hitter in 21 years

  • 1 Ben Revere

    Ben Revere

    Angels outfielder Ben Revere finds his power in spring training

  • 1 Luis Valbuena

    Luis Valbuena

    Angels Notes: Luis Valbuena disappointed by hamstring injury

  • 1 Andrelton Simmons

    Andrelton Simmons

    Angels no-hit Mariners in 4-0 victory

  • Mike Trout

    Mike Trout

    Angels win one split-squad game, lose another

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