Found June 15, 2013 on
Monkey with a Halo:
Hey, I remember this team. The decent starting pitchng. The shut down bullpen. The timely hitting and agressive baserunnig. The occasionally boneheaded play that ends up meaning nothing in the end. It's as if someone went down to the clubhouse and reminded Mik Scioscia what his teams used to excel at. Over the past two games the Angels have been the team on the offensive. Granted the Yankees are not what they used to be, but an extended winning streak is what the Halos need if they have any hope of getting into the playoffs. They play like this and that might just happen.
Angels 6 Yankees 2
-- Tommy Hanson was actually pretty good today. 6 1/3 only giving up 2 runs and striking out 8 is just what we want from Tommy. I like the fact that he was agressive in the zone and challenged hitters (are you paying attention CJ?)
-- The bullpen continues to be solid with Donws and Kohn coming up huge when the game was still very much in doubt. Kevin Jepsen was solid once again and Ernesto was awesome striking out the side in the ninth. The bullpen is key to any momentum the Angels might have so if they pitch like this we can start to believe. (cue the impending bullpen implosion tomorrow. Don't say you weren't warned.)
-- The offense banged out 12 hits and another 6 walks. This is how they have to play to win. The ballpark is not conducive to homer happy clubs so bunchuing hits is the way to score runs in Anaheim. We used to know that, I'm glad to see Mike's not forgotten that fact.
"Hi! I'm Howard Kendrick and I hit. No smiles from me this year. I'm all business and I want your vote for the All Star game. I'm hitting .336 and just had another 3 hit game. If you vote for the midget in Boston or that prima donna in New York I'm gonna get pissed. And this year, when I swing I won't miss."
BEST OF MAXIM
By Scott Stedman, AngelsWin.com Staff Writer -
1. Luis Jimenez, 3B, Salt Lake Bees
Past 10 Games: 17/40 (.425), 1 Double, 1 Triple, 1 HR, 9 Runs, 11 RBIs, 5 SB
Overall: .297/.343/.422 with 3 HRs and 8 SBs
What’s Up: As Alberto Callaspo continues to struggle mightily with the Angels, posting a -0.4 WAR, Luis Jimenez has begun to really swing the bat well for the Bees....
ANAHEIM, Calif. If youve been wondering all season what general manager Jerry Dipoto was envisioning when he put together the 2013 edition of the Los Angeles Angels, you got aglimpse Saturday at what was supposed to look like, but hasnt yet.
The Angels beat the New York Yankees 6-2 to hand the Bombers their fifth straight loss, but it wasnt the W that was most impressive for...
ANAHEIM, Calif. -- The Angels don't seem to be in a rush, even though June is halfway over and first place seems an ocean away. But every day they get closer to where they want to be.
It's a process, manager Mike Scioscia likes to say. Baby steps. One game at a time.
"We're not going to wake up tomorrow and be in first place, Scioscia said late Friday night. "...
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) -- Erick Aybar homered and drove in two runs, and Albert Pujols added two more RBIs in the Los Angeles Angels' 6-2 victory over the Yankees on Saturday night that sent New York to its fifth straight defeat.
Tommy Hanson (4-2) recorded a season-high eight strikeouts while pitching five-hit ball into the seventh inning for the Angels, who have won three straight...
The Los Angeles Angels h ave signed right-handed reliever Mike Ekstrom to a minor league deal and have assigned him to Triple-A Salt Lake.
Ekstrom, who had severely struggled with the Oakland Athletics at the Triple-A level in 2013 provides depth for the organization.
The post Los Angeles Angels Sign Mike Ekstrom To Minor League Deal appeared first on FFLockerRoom | Fantasy Sports...
The pinstripes need to check their bats for holes. The New York Yankees, for a better lack of a term, are absolutely awful right now. Many in the sports world are happy about this due to their hatred for the “Yanks” but it’s becoming a serious issue for New York, and they fell for the fifth day in a row, this time at the hands of the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim, by a final...
Erick Aybar homered and drove in two runs, and Albert Pujols
added two more RBIs in the Los Angeles Angels' 6-2 victory over the
Yankees on Saturday night that sent New York to its fifth straight
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) -- C.J. Wilson outdid Andy Pettitte with seven effective innings, Albert Pujols and Mark Trumbo each had three hits and Chris Iannetta singled home the go-ahead run, leading the Los Angeles Angels to a 5-2 victory over the New York Yankees on Friday night.
Wilson (5-5) allowed two runs and five hits, struck out four and walked three while winning for only the...
By Joe Haakenson, AngelsWin.com Contributor -
JUNE 16, 2002
GAME 66 - ANGELS AT DODGERS
LOS ANGELES – A Tim Salmon home run helped push the Angels to an early lead, but Jarrod Washburn gave up back-to-back home runs in the sixth and the Dodgers rallied for a 5-4 victory before 52,183 at Dodger Stadium.
Salmon’s two-run homer in the fourth inning off Dodgers starter Hideo...
C.J. Wilson outdid Andy Pettitte with seven effective innings, Albert Pujols and Mark Trumbo each had three hits and Chris Iannetta singled home the go-ahead run, leading the Los Angeles Angels to a 5-2 victory over the New York Yankees on Friday night.
Wilson (5-5) allowed two runs and five hits, struck out four and walked three while winning for only the second time in his last...
Don't take the title too literal folks. No, the man didn't have a near death experience and almost become an angel. It was something totally different. Back in the high school days he was nearly drafted by the Angels--Los Angeles Angles (or Anaheim back in his day I believe).
Like many kids in high school, Tebow was a multi-sport athlete and played baseball in the...
Coming off another series loss (this time to the Orioles), the Angels find themselves still 10 games under .500 (28-38). The Yankees (37-29) come to Anaheim who find themselves in third place in the AL East and on a three game losing skid courtesy of the Oakland Athletics.
The Angels desperately need wins – but so do the Yankees. The pitching matchups are as follows:
Excuse me, but I need to soak my head in a bucket of ice water.We held on - fingers to chalkboard - to beat the Los Angeles, California, Angels of Anaheim, basically because they ran out of young players in the ninth inning, and had to send up old Albert Pujols, who is practically as ancient as Mariano.I worry when balls keep dunking in against Mo. That's what happened. Nobody...
Mariano Rivera struck out Albert Pujols with the bases loaded to
end the Angels' five-run rally in the ninth inning, and the New
York Yankees snapped their five-game losing streak with a wild 6-5
victory over Los Angeles on Sunday.
David Phelps (4-3, 3.90 ERA) is on the mound tonight in game 2 against the Angels and Tommy Hanson (3-2, 4.12 ERA). Ever since he failed to get out of the first inning against the Mets on May 29, Phelps has gone on an impressive run. The right hander has pitched six innings in each of his last two starts, allowing a combined one run on four hits in a win against Cleveland and a no...