6/18/2013 | Blanton's gem overshadowed by Angels' cold bats
Joe Blanton turned in arguably his best start of the season, tying a career high with 11 strikeouts, but was stuck with a no-decision as the Angels fell, 3-2, in 10 innings at Angel Stadium.
6/18/2013 | Saunders hopes to rekindle magic at Angel Stadium
"Safeco" Joe Saunders will try to manufacture some of his home-field magic in his old ballpark on Wednesday night when the Mariners take on C.J. Wilson and the Angels at Angel Stadium.
6/18/2013 | Angels are quieter on the basepaths
Not only are the Angels having trouble keeping their opposition from stealing bases, but the club is also experiencing difficulties stealing bases themselves -- despite manager Mike Scioscia's aggressive philosophy.
6/18/2013 | Kohn emerging as bullpen standout
Angels reliever Michael Kohn has held opponents scoreless in his last eight appearances and has allowed one run in his last 18 appearances entering Tuesday -- a span of 13 2/3 innings in which his ERA is 0.66.
6/18/2013 | Pujols is finding his June groove
Throughout his 13 Major League seasons, Albert Pujols has been fond of the month of June, and through 15 June games this season, it appears the Angels slugger is sticking to that trend.
6/18/2013 | Trout fastest player to 200 runs scored since '40
When Mike Trout scored in the sixth inning of Monday's game, the 249th of his career, against the Mariners, he became the fastest player to score 200 runs since Ted Williams (225 games) and Barney McCosky (236 games) reached the mark in 1940.
6/17/2013 | Callaspo looks to break out of slump at plate
While the majority of the focus has been on Josh Hamilton's inability live up to expectation, Angels third baseman Alberto Callaspo has been mired in a slump of his own.
6/17/2013 | Scioscia confident Weaver is making progress
Jered Weaver has made four starts since returning from the disabled list and although the first one -- an impressive six inning, seven strikeout victory over the Dodgers -- electrified the Angel Stadium crowd, the right-hander has yet to return to his dominant self.
6/17/2013 | Angels hope to iron out defensive woes
Defensively, the Angels have three center fielders roaming the outfield and a pair of Gold Glove winners on the infield, yet the defense has not been as strong as the team anticipated.
6/17/2013 | Bonderman looks to continue impressive comeback
Joe Blanton will try to turn his season around and keep the Angels on a hot streak as they host Jeremy Bonderman and the Seattle Mariners on Tuesday at 7:05 p.m. PT at Angel Stadium.
6/17/2013 | Hamilton goes deep as Angels rout Mariners
The Angels have now won four out of their last five games after an 11-3 victory over the Mariners on Monday night at Angel Stadium.
6/16/2013 | Hanson pitching well enough to absorb stolen bases
When Ichiro Suzuki stole two bases during the course of one at-bat in the seventh inning of Saturday's game, it illustrated a problem Tommy Hanson has dealt with for the entirety of his career -- holding runners on.
6/16/2013 | Blanton gets the call to start Tuesday vs. Mariners
Prior to Sunday's contest against the Yankees, Angels manager Mike Scioscia announced that Joe Blanton will start Tuesday's game against the Mariners.
6/16/2013 | Scioscia to continue hitting Hamilton second
When Angels manager Mike Scioscia unveiled his lineup for Sunday's series finale against the Yankees, Josh Hamilton's name was absent and Mike Trout's was back to the second spot in the order. However, Scioscia has not given up on having Trout, Hamilton and Albert Pujols at the top of his order. Hamilton was simply given Sunday off to rest and will likely continue to hit second when he returns to the lineup.
6/16/2013 | Angels aim to continue home dominance of Mariners
The Angels are 26-9 in their last 35 home games against the Mariners as the two clubs open a four-game series Monday with left-hander Jason Vargas taking on Seattle righty Aaron Harang.
6/16/2013 | Angels' rally in ninth inning comes up just short
Jered Weaver surrendered five runs in the third inning as the Angels' three-game win streak came to a halt with a 6-5 loss to the Yankees on Sunday at Angel Stadium. The Angels did make things interesting in the ninth inning, scoring five runs before Mariano Rivera struck out Albert Pujols with the bases loaded to end the game.
6/16/2013 | Derby captain Cano leads pack at second base
American League Home Run Derby captain Robinson Cano is maintaining his lead at second base, as the sweet-swinging Yankees slugger seeks his fourth consecutive starting assignment in the All-Star Game.
6/15/2013 | Trout holds steady in second among AL outfielders
In hopes of becoming the first Angels position player to start the All-Star Game since Vladimir Guerrero in 2007, Mike Trout is holding steady. When the latest fan-voting results for the American League were released on Saturday, Trout remained second among outfielders, sporting 2,710,115 votes to trail Orioles center fielder Adam Jones by a little more than 30,000.
6/15/2013 | Dipoto not immune to Mariano's legend
Angels general manager Jerry Dipoto brought his 16-year-old son to Yankees retiring closer Mariano Rivera's meet and greet with some longtime club employees before the club honored Rivera with a pregame ceremony on Saturday.
6/15/2013 | Angels leaning on Jepsen, Kohn, Richards
With Ryan Madson and Sean Burnett still recovering from injuries, and not expected to return any time soon, the Angels' hopes of an improved bullpen could hinge greatly on the three live right arms of Kevin Jepsen, Michael Kohn and Garrett Richards.
6/15/2013 | Angels sacrifice speed to keep Pujols' bat in lineup
The Angels' approach with hobbled slugger Albert Pujols is simple: If he can hit, he'll play. Less foot speed is something they'll happily deal with as long as he feels comfortable enough to swing a bat.
6/15/2013 | Wilson recovers nicely as Angels top Yankees
C.J. Wilson worked around one shaky inning and Albert Pujols and Mark Trumbo each had three hits as the Angels defeated the Yankees, 5-2, in Friday nights series opener at Angel Stadium.
6/15/2013 | Yankees looking for a spark in Anaheim
The Yankees, who have scored only 16 runs in their last 72 innings, will try to support David Phelps and snap their four-game losing streak when they take on Tommy Hanson and the Angels on Saturday.
6/14/2013 | Kohn counts Mariano among sports' greatest icons
Angels reliever Michael Kohn counts Yankees closer Mariano Rivera, who is making his final visit to Anaheim in this his final season, among iconic sports legends like Michael Jordan and Muhammad Ali.
6/14/2013 | Injured Coello can't throw for four weeks
Relief pitcher Robert Coello, placed on the disabled list Tuesday with what the Angels called right shoulder inflammation, underwent further evaluation in Anaheim on Friday and was told to stay away from throwing for a minimum of four weeks.
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