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Los Angeles Times Jul 25, 2014

Not letting the Dodgers get off cheap

In 2009, the Dodgers could have picked up Cliff Lee for a measly $10 million. They didn't; the Phillies did, and they went to the World Series.

Thumb sapping Josh Hamilton's power

Juan DeLeon/Icon SMIJosh Hamilton has struggled to hit for power since returning from a thumb injury. The Los Angeles Angels have gone 15-6 since the start of July. A big reason for the surge has been their offense, which has scored 114 runs since July 1, the most in baseball. But should the offense be even stronger? Josh Hamilton started the season red hot, slashing .444/.545/.741 in the first 8 games of the season. Hamilton obviously wasn’t going to maintain those numbers, but it did give Halo fans hope that he could become the power threat he was with the Texas Rangers when he slashed .
Angels' Richards can't compete with Detroit's Scherzer in loss

Angels' Richards can't compete with Detroit's Scherzer in loss

ANAHEIM – Two of baseball’s best pitchers dueled against two of baseball’s best offenses Thursday night at Angel Stadium. A not-particularly-sharp Garrett Richards and the Angels lost to a very-sharp Max Scherzer and the Detroit Tigers, 6-4,...
Orange County Register Jul 25, 2014
Pitchers giving Hamilton a break in 2014

Pitchers giving Hamilton a break in 2014

ANAHEIM – It can’t be said for certain, but it’s possible Josh Hamilton is seeing fewer fastballs in 2014 than any hitter in any season in baseball history. This much is for sure: Hamilton, the Angels’ non-slugging slugger, is seeing far...
Angels open a four-game series against Detroit

Angels open a four-game series against Detroit

ANAHEIM -- Storylines abound at Angel Stadium tonight, as two of the three best teams in the majors meet in the Angels and Tigers. It's Garrett Richards against Max Scherzer in one of the better pitching matchups of the season. And Torii Hunter's...
Los Angeles Times Jul 24, 2014

Erick Aybar double, Kole Calhoun walk key Angels' win over Orioles

Erick Aybar stepped to the plate in the eighth inning Wednesday night looking for a first-pitch fastball and got it, ripping Tommy Hunter’s 96-mph offering into the gap in left-center field for a score-tying double.
Orange County Register Jul 24, 2014
Angels Afterthoughts: Aybar and Green

Angels Afterthoughts: Aybar and Green

ANAHEIM – It’s hard to say what was the biggest play of the Angels’ half of the eighth inning Wednesday, in their 31st come-from-behind win of 2014. Josh Hamilton started things off with a broken-bat single, but that’s probably not a...
Angels take a walk on winning side

Angels take a walk on winning side

ANAHEIM – Sixteen years ago, Buck Showalter made the unusual decision to intentionally walk Barry Bonds with the bases loaded in a close game and came out looking like a genius when his Diamondbacks won on the next batter. Wednesday, the...
Orange County Register Jul 24, 2014
On deck: Tigers at Angels, Thursday, 7 p.m.

On deck: Tigers at Angels, Thursday, 7 p.m.

TIGERS AT ANGELS Where: Angel Stadium TV: Fox Sports West, 7 p.m. Did you know: Baseball’s annual non-waiver trade deadline approaches in just one week. The Angels and Tigers struck a deal in March, with shortstop Andrew Romine heading to Detroit...
Los Angeles Times Jul 24, 2014

Angels capitalize on bases-loaded walk to beat Orioles, 3-2

Kole Calhoun drew a bases-loaded walk from reliever Brian Matusz in the eighth inning after a tying RBI double by Erick Aybar, and the Angels pulled out a 3-2 victory over the Baltimore Orioles on Wednesday night.
Orange County Register Jul 24, 2014
Consistent pitching has helped Angels offense

Consistent pitching has helped Angels offense

The Angels haven’t won much this week, but, in the big picture, they’re winning. With the majors’ top-scoring offense, they’re 12 games better than a season ago through 100 games, and catcher Chris Iannetta, one of the most...
Orange County Register Jul 24, 2014
Angels bring back Cron from minors after just two games

Angels bring back Cron from minors after just two games

ANAHEIM – C.J. Cron’s stint with Triple-A Salt Lake wound up being more of a weekend getaway than a typical minor-league assignment. Cron was optioned to the Bees on Saturday to create room on the 25-man roster for newly acquired closer Huston...
Angels recall Cron, attempt to salvage one

Angels recall Cron, attempt to salvage one

ANAHEIM -- As recently as yesterday, Angels manager Mike Scioscia said he hoped rookie C.J. Cron could get a few days to reset his mind and get comfortable again in Triple-A after struggling some at the major-league level. "That’s what hopefully...
Los Angeles Times Jul 23, 2014

Josh Hamilton losing his clout in cleanup spot, and Angels lose game

Mike Trout hit a home run for the Angels on Tuesday night. Josh Hamilton did not.
Orange County Register Jul 23, 2014
Orioles put dent in Angels' bullpen

Orioles put dent in Angels' bullpen

ANAHEIM – The Angels bullpen looks a lot better on the morning of July 23 than it did, say, after April 23, when then-closer Ernesto Frieri turned a three-run ninth-inning lead into a laughable loss in Washington. Now, there’s Huston Street and...

Angels Player News

  • 1 Albert Pujols

    Albert Pujols

    On deck: Orioles at Angels, Tuesday, 7 p.m.

  • 1 Erick Aybar

    Erick Aybar

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  • 1 Mike Morin

    Mike Morin

    Stingy bullpen has become Angels' strength

  • Mike Trout

    Mike Trout

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  • Garrett Richards

    Garrett Richards

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