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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...
Los Angeles Times Mar 3, 2015

Angels, Major League Baseball are on the clock

Mike Scioscia was very pleased to see a between-innings pitch clock installed above the center-field fence in Tempe Diablo Stadium on Tuesday morning, two days before the Angels are set to open Cactus League play against the Milwaukee Brewers.
Angels ready for between-innings clock

Angels ready for between-innings clock

TEMPE, Ariz. – There is a clock in baseball now. A digitial timer has been installed beyond the center field fence at Tempe Diablo Stadium, and similar clocks will be used at spring training parks throughout Arizona and Florida, and all stadiums...
Los Angeles Times Mar 2, 2015

Andrew Heaney, a Dodger for 15 minutes, could earn fame with Angels

Andrew Heaney walked off a mound at the Angels' spring training complex, met briefly with pitching coach Mike Butcher and then beelined toward the batting cage and exchanged fist bumps with hitters Albert Pujols, David Freese, Erick Aybar and others.
Huston Street ready to resume contract talks

Huston Street ready to resume contract talks

TEMPE, Ariz. -- Huston Street, who is acting as his own agent in negotiations with the Angels, said he and general manager Jerry Dipoto have been exchanging texts in the last 48 hours about engaging more actively in negotiations. "If we want to get...

Angels undergo domestic violence training

TEMPE, Ariz. – For 90 minutes on Monday morning, the Angels took a break to discuss something more important than bunt defenses and relays. No doubt spurred by the spate of ugly incidents in the NFL, major league baseball has mandated that all its...

Angels Notes: Mike Scioscia still likes Mike Trout hitting 2nd, Albert Pujols 3rd

TEMPE, Ariz. – With just a few days to go before Mike Scioscia pens his first lineup of 2015, he still seems to be leaning toward keeping Mike Trout and Albert Pujols in their familiar spots. “We’re looking right now at Mike hitting second and...
Los Angeles Times Mar 1, 2015

Grant Green has sights on winning Angels' second base job

Grant Green spent most of his baseball life playing shortstop.
Angels' Santiago focuses on damage control

Angels' Santiago focuses on damage control

TEMPE, Ariz. – Hector Santiago spent his winter looking for solutions after a roller coaster season that included a demotion when he was going bad and some oddly early hooks even when he was going good. In fact, the Angels lefty was so eager to do...
Hector Santiago believes he's found the key to consistency

Hector Santiago believes he's found the key to consistency

TEMPE, Ariz. – After a rollercoaster season that included a demotion when he was going bad and some oddly early hooks even when he was going good, Hector Santiago spent his winter looking for solutions. In fact, the Angels lefty was so eager to do...
Angels Notes: Ryan Mattheus is healthy, no starter yet for Thursday, no Roberto Baldoquin

Angels Notes: Ryan Mattheus is healthy, no starter yet for Thursday, no Roberto Baldoquin

TEMPE, Ariz. -- Ryan Mattheus suffered the first injury of camp for the Angels, although Mike Scioscia didn't reveal it until after he was healed. Scioscia said Sunday morning that Mattheus, a non-roster invitee, was cleared to throw again after...

Angels target Garrett Richards debut for 2-3 weeks into the season

TEMPE, Ariz. – As Garrett Richards continues to check items off the list in his rehab, the expected window of his season debut continues to narrow. Mike Scioscia said Sunday morning that Richards is now in line to be ready two or three weeks into...
Los Angeles Times Mar 1, 2015

Former Angel Darin Erstad thrives as a college coach with Nebraska

Darin Erstad is back in college. As a coach, as a student.
Orange County Register Feb 28, 2015
Navarro hopes improved outfield play helps him stick with Angels

Navarro hopes improved outfield play helps him stick with Angels

TEMPE, Ariz. – Efren Navarro spent his winter trying to improve his outfield play, and that could come in handy as the Angels are filling out their last roster spots. “I did a lot of work on my first jump, taking more reads off the bat, seeing...

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