10/5/2015 | Moreno: Luxury tax won't deter Angels
The Angels enter the offseason dangerously close to the luxury-tax threshold, but they also have a lot of holes to fill in their roster and can pick from a free-agent class that is one of the most impressive in a long time.
10/5/2015 | Scioscia to return, thinks he'll mesh with Eppler
Mike Scioscia, the longest-tenured manager in the Major Leagues, will return to the Angels next season.
10/5/2015 | Eppler 'committed to championship standards'
The Angels introduced new general manager Billy Eppler in a press conference on Monday at Angel Stadium. Eppler, formerly the Yankees' assistant GM, agreed to a four-year contract to become the 12th GM in franchise history.
10/4/2015 | Potential Monday tiebreaker would start at 3:35 ET
Major League Baseball on Sunday announced the start time for a potential tiebreaker game that would be played on Monday. Following Sunday's scheduled close to the regular season, a potential tiebreaker game would be broadcast by ESPN at 3:35 p.m. ET.
10/4/2015 | Angels' bullpen runs out of steam in Texas
In the end, the Angels' bullpen was simply too taxed.
10/4/2015 | To a man, Angels proud of fighting to finish
There would be no such ninth-inning rally on Sunday afternoon. No back-to-back home runs, no string of four consecutive two-out singles, no magic. One day removed from the five-run explosion that saved their resilient season yet again, the Angels went down compliantly in the regular-season finale, producing three harmless grounders to seal a 9-2 loss to the Rangers and put an end to their playoff hopes on the final day.
10/4/2015 | Rangers win West; Angels' WC hopes dashed
The Rangers, on the strength of a brilliant pitching performance by Cole Hamels, clinched the American League West and ended the Angels' postseason hopes with a 9-2 victory on Sunday afternoon at Globe Life Park.
10/4/2015 | Angels announce Eppler as general manager
Billy Eppler, the Yankees executive who has long been considered a general manager in waiting, was announced as the Angels' new GM on Sunday.
10/4/2015 | What's at stake in #Game162
Today we get a season finale like no other, and it is anything but regular. In a first-of-its-kind simultaneous set of cliffhangers, every team with uncertain postseason possibilities began playing at 3 p.m. ET, leading up to a flurry of dramatic walk-offs or precious final outs.
10/3/2015 | Lots at stake in Angels-Rangers finale in Arlington
The Rangers and Angels will enter Sunday's series finale at Globe Life Park with the game possibly having serious postseason ramifications.
10/3/2015 | Freese puts Rangers on ice again
In the middle of the furious ninth-inning rally that gave the Angels an 11-10 win, saved their playoff hopes and led to perhaps the craziest game of the 2015 season was the man who still makes Rangers fans cringe: David Freese.
10/3/2015 | Win gives Angels some clarity, but not much
The Angels head into Sunday's regular-season finale against the Rangers with hope that it isn't necessarily the end of their regular season.
10/3/2015 | Angels amazed by crazy contest vs. Rangers
The Angels put together a furious rally that gave them a critical win and capped perhaps the craziest game of the season.
10/3/2015 | Angels' 5-run rally exemplifies October ball
This was one of those games that players on both teams might remember for the rest of their lives. At some point, it was as much a test of wills as it was a baseball game. One team punched, the other punched back.
10/3/2015 | Angels stun Rangers, keep up Wild Card push
The Angels stunned the Rangers with five runs in the top of the ninth inning and rallied for an 11-10 victory on Saturday afternoon to keep their Wild Card playoff hopes alive. The Rangers need either a victory on Sunday to clinch the division title or a loss by the Astros on Sunday.
10/3/2015 | Let's try this again: Rangers take aim at AL West title
The Rangers get a second chance to wrap up the American League West on Saturday afternoon, when Colby Lewis opposes Angels lefty Hector Santiago at Globe Life Park.
10/3/2015 | For Angels, it's simple: Just keep winning
The Angels need the Astros to lose one game in Arizona to at least force a Monday tiebreaker for the right to play the Yankees in the Wild Card Game. The Angels are now a game ahead of the Twins, but the chance of a three-way tiebreaker is still alive.
10/3/2015 | Trout gives Angels wings with late surge
Immediately following the worst month of his career -- an August in which he posted a .689 OPS -- Mike Trout has come on strong. And as Mike Trout goes, so go the Angels, who won 19 of 29 since the start of September.
10/2/2015 | Angels stay in WC picture with rally vs. Texas
The Rangers missed out on a chance to clinch the American League West, as the Angels pulled out a 2-1 victory in the ninth inning on Friday night.
10/2/2015 | Scioscia prepared for any and all scenarios
The Angels entered Friday with five potential outcomes from this four-game series against the Rangers, and Mike Scioscia has pitching contingencies for all those scenarios.
10/2/2015 | Rangers face Angels 1 win from AL West crown
The Rangers enter Friday's game with a chance to wrap up their first American League West title since 2011. The Angels are merely hoping to aid their postseason hopes.
10/2/2015 | Tough call clips Angels' wings
Before Adrian Beltre's game-changing three-run double, before Josh Hamilton's seventh-inning sacrifice fly and way before the Angels lost to the Rangers, 5-3, was the 2-2, inside-corner slider to Shin-Soo Choo that changed the course of Thursday night's game.
10/2/2015 | Angels trail Astros by 1 game with 3 left
The Angels' 5-3 loss to the Rangers on Thursday night mathematically eliminated them from the American League West race and required them to seek help to secure a place in the AL Wild Card Game presented by Budweiser.
10/1/2015 | Beltre leads Rangers back into postseason
The Rangers clinched a spot in the postseason with a 5-3 victory over the Angels in the first of a four-game season-ending series on Thursday night at Globe Life Park.
10/1/2015 | Angels getting used to pressure of stretch run
If the Angels find a way to make it to the postseason for a second straight year, they'll get there under vastly different circumstances. That much is certain.
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