Found July 22, 2013 on BaySportsNet:
A day after being dominated by the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim and C.J. Wilson, the Oakland A’s returned the favor on Sunday afternoon behind a complete game shutout from All-Star Bartolo Colon. Matched up against Jerome Williams, Colon was easily the star of the day, mixing his fastballs and occasional off-speed pitches with authority en route to his 13th win of the season. The A’s were without Yoenis Cespedes again – the outfielder has missed all three of the games since his Home Run Derby victory after injuring his left wrist before Friday’s game. The official word from the team remains scant on details, but many (including A’s manager Bob Melvin) are confident that the injury is unrelated to Cespedes’ Derby participation. At any rate, the A’s needed a win on Sunday. The last thing they wanted to do to kick off the post-ASG portion of the schedule was get swept by the Angels – and Colon made sure that wouldn’t happen. In the third inning, Chris Young doubled to right and Eric S...
THE BACKYARD
BEST OF MAXIM
RELATED ARTICLES

Halos shut out by Colon, A's

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) -- Bartolo Colon pitched a four-hitter for his third shutout this season and center fielder Coco Crisp robbed Albert Pujols of a home run to help the Oakland Athletics beat the Los Angeles Angels 6-0 on Sunday. Eric Sogard hit a two-run homer to back Colon (13-3), who struck out five and walked one. The 40-year-old right-hander, making his first start since...

Los Angeles Angels Prospect Hotlist - July 23rd, 2013

By Scott Stedman, AngelsWin.com Minor League Reporter -  1. Jose Rondon, SS, Orem Owlz Past 10 Games: 20/44 (.455), 4 Doubles, 0 Triples, 0 HRs, 6 Runs, 10 RBIs, 5 SBs Overall: .351/.419/.459 with 0 HRs and 5 SBs What’s Up:  Jose Rondon is certainly making a name for himself in the Angels' system after surprising many with his terrific play in the Pioneer...

Angels' Hamilton a late scratch with ankle injury

ANAHEIM, Calif. Angels outfielder Josh Hamilton, whose offensive struggles have been a source of concern for the team this season, was a late scratch Monday night because of an injury to his right ankle. Manager Mike Scioscia said Hamiltons ankle "locked up" on him at some point after Sundays game against the Oakland As. In a tweet, the Angels called it a "stiff...

Hanson solid, but bullpen falters in Angels' loss

ANAHEIM, Calif. If there was ever a perfect time for a feel-good story, Tuesday night was it. Tommy Hanson was making his first start in almost five weeks, and he was pitching the way the Angels had envisioned when they traded for him last November. He was a sight to behold, throwing strikes, locating the ball and getting outs for a team that desperately needs wins. "It was...

The Los Angeles Angels start the second half strong

The Los Angeles Angels came out strong to start off the second half of the season against the Oakland A’s. Busting out of the gates were the Angels top of the rotation, Jered Weaver and CJ Wilson, who both dominated the A’s to earn the first two victories of the three game weekend series. Jered Weaver (photo credit: Harry How/Getty Images North America) The inconsistency of the...

Angels' Jason Vargas & Sean Burnett making progress

Left-handers Jason Vargas and Sean Burnett have extended their long-toss programs out to 140 feet. While Vargas threw a 'pen session today, Burnett could resume throwing off a mound within a week to 10 days, Angels Manager Mike Scioscia said Thursday. Jason Vargas threw a 30-pitch bullpen today. Sean Burnett, basically on the same program, will do so tomorrow. #Angels ...

Angels' Josh Hamilton day to day with ankle injury

The Los Angeles Angels held outfielder Josh Hamilton out of yesterday's series opener against the Minnesota Twins as he was dealing with right ankle stiffness. Hamilton isn't sure what the cause of his discomfort is, and the Angels are considering him day to day with the ailment, according to Alden Gonzalez of MLB.com. "I have no idea why," Hamilton said after...

Angels' Robert Coello spinning his wheels; still looking to throw

Robert Coello traveled to Arizona to continue his rehab after the Angels took off towards Chicago, then Seattle, and then the All-Star Break. Coello's doctor visit on July 15th would have allowed him to start a throwing program, but that's not the way it turned out according to according to William Boor of MLB.com. "He's not throwing the baseball yet, but his...

Athletics' Yoenis Cespedes likely out until at least Wednesday

The Oakland Athletics were once again without outfielder Yoenis Cespedes yesterday as he continues to be hampered by a left wrist injury. Manager Bob Melvin indicated to reporters -- including Jane Lee of MLB.com -- that Cespedes' chances of playing today are slim, making a Wednesday or Thursday return to the lineup more likely for the slugger. Still, Melvin didn't rule...

Yoenis Cespedes’ injury not HR Derby related

Oakland Athletics outfielder Yoenis Cespedes was a late decision not to play in Saturday’s game against the Los Angeles Angels. According to Manager Bob Melvin, the soreness in Cespedes’ left wrist is not HR Derby related.   Please click here to read/watch this story. The post Yoenis Cespedes’ injury not HR Derby related appeared first on Players View.

Halo Headlines: Blanton's rotation spot in jeopardy, Hamilton has 'no clue' how he hurt his ankle

The July 24th, 2013 edition of daily news for the Los Angeles Angels including Blanton's rotation spot in jeopardy, Hamilton has 'no clue' how he hurt his ankle and much more... The Story: Mike Scioscia wouldn't commit to giving Joe Blanton another start after the loss on Monday. The Monkey Says: It sounds like they are giving Blanton the boot as well they...

Halo Headlines: Harris designated for assignment, Scioscia wins his 1200th game

The July 22nd, 2013 edition of daily news for the Los Angeles Angels including Harris designated for assignment, Scioscia wins his 1200th game and much more... The Story: Brendan Harris was designated for assignment and Tommy Field was promoted to take his place. The Monkey Says: Harris didn't perform with the bat and was nothing special with the glove, so the Halos opted...

Angels: Braun suspension a black eye for baseball

ANAHEIM, Calif. Angels pitcher C.J. Wilson said he hopes baseball will be able to move away quickly from the suspension of Milwaukee Brewers outfielder Ryan Braun, but he also knows it won't be easy and that more punishments are probably coming. Braun, who beat out the Dodgers' Matt Kemp for the National League MVP away in 2011, was suspended without pay for the final 65...

Los Angeles Angels Of Anaheim Trade Deadline Preview

rss2

There's Been a Brian Wilson Sighting

Not since Brian Wilson and fellow free agent Dallas Braden hit the "Happiest Place on Earth" has anyone seen the bearded one. Well...stop the presses.  There's been a sighting. According to "sources" (we'll call them ESPN The Magazine and San Jose Mercury News), the former San Francisco closer was back in the city by the bay throwing pitches this...
All Sports News
Delivered to your inbox
You'll also receive Yardbarker's daily Top 10, featuring the best sports stories from around the web. Customize your newsletter to get articles on your favorite sports and teams. And the best part? It's free!

Today's Best Stuff
For Bloggers

Join the Yardbarker Network for more promotion, traffic, and money.

Company Info
Help
What is Yardbarker?

Yardbarker is the largest network of sports blogs and pro athlete blogs on the web. This site is the hub of the Yardbarker Network, where our editors and algorithms curate the best sports content from our network and beyond.