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Orange County Register 3 hours ago
Angels' Trout says he's going to be swinging at more first pitches

Angels' Trout says he's going to be swinging at more first pitches

TEMPE, Ariz. – As the Angels reached another milestone in the start of the 2015 season with the beginning of their Cactus League schedule Thursday, it didn't take long for a clue that something might be different. Mike Trout stepped to the plate...
Orange County Register 10 hours ago

Mike Trout says he's going to be swinging at more first pitches

TEMPE, Ariz. – Mike Trout hit a flyout to center in his first at-bat of the spring. What’s more significant, though, is that he did so on the first pitch. Trout, whose MVP season was marred only by a league-leading 184 strikeouts, said one of the...

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Los Angeles Times 5 hours ago

Angels' Mike Trout will adjust his approach, swing at more first pitches

Angels center fielder Mike Trout took a mighty hack at the first Cactus League pitch he saw Thursday and sent a fly ball to right-center field for an out.
Los Angeles Times 7 hours ago

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...
Orange County Register 9 hours ago

Angels squeak out victory in Cactus League opener

The game: The Angels opened up their Cactus League schedule with a 3-2 victory over the Milwaukee Brewers on Thursday at Tempe Diablo Stadium. Pitching report: Hector Santiago pitched two scoreless innings on 33 pitches. “I started breaking into a...
Orange County Register 10 hours ago

Union condemns leaks in Josh Hamilton case

TEMPE, Ariz. – The Major League Baseball Players Assn. issued a press release on Thursday condemning those who leaked confidential information about the Josh Hamilton case. “It is regrettable that people who want to see Josh Hamilton hurt...
Orange County Register 15 hours ago
Angels Notes: Garrett Richards almost ready for next step, Matt Joyce at cleanup, Josh Rutledge gets first shot at 2B

Angels Notes: Garrett Richards almost ready for next step, Matt Joyce at cleanup, Josh Rutledge gets first shot at 2B

TEMPE, Ariz. – A day after doing his most extensive fielding drills of the spring, Garrett Richards is approaching the next milestone in his recovery from knee surgery. Manager Mike Scioscia and pitching coach Mike Butcher both said that Richards...
Los Angeles Times Mar 4, 2015

Angels align rotation for spring-training games

Hector Santiago will start the Angels' Cactus League opener against the Milwaukee Brewers on Thursday, and will be followed in the exhibition-season rotation by Jered Weaver, C.J. Wilson and Matt Shoemaker, Manager Mike Scioscia said Wednesday.
Angels Notes: Support for Josh Hamilton, Roberto Baldoquin coming soon, California tobacco ban?

Angels Notes: Support for Josh Hamilton, Roberto Baldoquin coming soon, California tobacco ban?

TEMPE, Ariz. – Tony Clark, the head of the Major League Baseball Players’ Assn., said the Josh Hamilton case is ongoing, but he has no idea how quickly it will be resolved. “The process needs to play itself out, and then we’ll have a...
Los Angeles Times Mar 4, 2015

Angels set Cactus League rotation; Garrett Richards begins drills

Angels left-hander Hector Santiago will start Thursday’s Cactus League opener against the Milwaukee Brewers, and he will be followed in the exhibition-season rotation by Jered Weaver, C.J. Wilson and Matt Shoemaker, Manager Mike Scioscia said Wednesday.
Angels rotation begins to come into focus; Jered Weaver on opening day?

Angels rotation begins to come into focus; Jered Weaver on opening day?

TEMPE, Ariz. -- Mike Scioscia revealed his plans for the Angels rotation for the start of spring training games, and it most likely adds up to Jered Weaver starting on opening day. Weaver starting on opening day would be no surprise, since he's the...
Los Angeles Times Mar 3, 2015

Angels shortstop Erick Aybar is trying to jell with a new second baseman

Erick Aybar and Howie Kendrick played together so long that spring training was almost a formality for the double-play combination.
Ongoing opening day roster guesstimate

Ongoing opening day roster guesstimate

TEMPE, Ariz. -- Trying to predict the opening day roster is always fun, even though it's really meaningless. A baseball teams roster changes all the time throughout a 183-day season. Without looking it up, I'm going to guess it changes in some small...
Angels made a strong pitch to land free-agent reliever Jeremy McBryde

Angels made a strong pitch to land free-agent reliever Jeremy McBryde

TEMPE, Ariz. – Quick, who was the only free agent the Angels signed to a major league contract this winter? If you think they didn’t sign any, you’re half right. The Angels did not sign any major league free agents, but they did sign one minor...
Los Angeles Times Mar 3, 2015

Alex Johnson dies at 72; former American League batting champion

Former California Angels star Alex Johnson, the 1970 American League batting champion, died Tuesday in Detroit, the Angels announced. He was 72.

Angels Notes: David Freese at shortstop, next step for Garrett Richards, Mike Scioscia's wheels

TEMPE, Ariz. -- David Freese was turning double plays from the shortstop position during drills on Tuesday morning. Don't be alarmed. The Angels were just preparing for situations when they might be in a shift with Erick Aybar on the right side of...

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