Found August 30, 2013 on Pro Sports Daily:
For the rubber match against the Tampa Bay Rays the Los Angeles Angels sent out Jason Vargas who has struggled a bit in his last two starts since coming back from the DL. Meanwhile the Rays sent out Jake Odorizzi for only his six career start. Like much of the series the story of the game revolved around the pitching. The Angels managed only 6 hits and 2 runs against the the Rays pitching but in the end it proved to be enough. That’s because Jason Vargas pitched an absolute gem going 7 strong innings and allowing just 2 hits while striking out 7.

Vargas helps Angels top Tampa Bay 2-0

The Los Angeles Angels were 18 1/2 games out of first place when they started what manager Mike Scioscia called ''our little burst'' - winning five of six to start a nine-game road trip. Better late than never, according to pitcher Jason Vargas. ''The year's not over,'' Vargas said after Thursday's 2-0 victory over the Tampa Bay Rays. '...

Angels hand Rays fourth loss in five games

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) -- Jason Vargas allowed two hits over seven innings and the Los Angeles Angels held off the Tampa Bay Rays 2-0 on Thursday. The Rays have lost four of five, and are top of the AL wild-card standings with Oakland. The Angels have won five of six. Vargas (8-5) gave up a leadoff double to Desmond Jennings in the first and Ben Zobrist's sixth-inning infield...

Game delayed because of light on fan's phone

Video: Who did it?  THAT GUY!!!

Rays hit road for West Coast swing with work to be done

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- There is work to do out West. There are problems to fix, focus to regain. The Tampa Bay Rays leave to start a 10-game swing against the Oakland Athletics, Los Angeles Angels and Seattle Mariners after a week so far thats short on anything good and long on questions. The Rays' record since Sunday: 1-4. The Rays' opportunity ahead: Still plenty....

David Price throws bullpen in football gear

Tampa Bay Rays pitcher and former Vanderbilt stud David Price threw a bullpen session prior to Wednesday’s game donning a Vandy football helmet, shoulder pads and tight(er) pants. Through 20 starts this season, the 2012 Cy Young winner is sporting an 8-5 record with a 3.28 ERA and 109 strikeouts in 137 innings. [Instagram]

Halo Headlines: Hamilton dealing with a bad shoulder, C.J. Wilson's embarrassing fall

The August 29th, 2013 edition of daily news for the Los Angeles Angels including Hamilton dealing with a bad shoulder, C.J. Wilson's embarrassing fall and much more... The Story: Josh Hamilton is dealing with a sore shoulder again and will spend some time at DH. The Monkey Says: This has been an issue all year, but both he and the team insist it isn't affecting his...

Rays' Fernando Rodney gets trapped in dugout restroom

It's not everyday you go to the ballpark and see someone locked in a dugout restroom. On Friday night, that's exactly what happened to Tampa Bay Rays closer Fernando Rodney at Coliseum. As the Rays batted in the eighth inning, during a 4-3 loss to the Oakland Athletics, four stadium employees huddled near the restroom door before one pried it open to free Rodney from...

Photo: David Price throws off mound wearing Vanderbilt football uniform

Tampa Bay Rays ace David Price is a proud product of Vanderbilt University.The Murfreesboro, Tenn. native spent three seasons as a member of the Commodores baseball squad before eventually being taken first overall in the 2007 MLB Draft.Price has garnered three All-Star appearances and a Cy Young Award since his time in Nashville, but that doesn't mean he has forgotten his...

Fernando Rodney Had Some Issues With A Dugout Bathroom

What was he doing in there?  I never know what he’s doing in there? Rays closer Fernando Rodney has a lot of time on his hands during games, so its understandable that he could accidentally lock himself in the dugout bathroom.  Rodney did just that Friday night in Oakland.  The Rays had to put a crew together to get him out and when they did, Rodney’s teammates gave him a...

Rays’ offensive struggles continue in 2-0 loss to Angels

The Rays are set to hit the September stretch run but are stumbling to get to the starting line. Tampa Bay dropped the rubber game of a three-game set against the Los Angeles Angels suffering a 2-0 loss in front of 15741 for Thursday’s get-away day matinee. Jake Odorizzi (0-1) did an admirable job in a spot start allowing just one run on four hits in five innings of work but the...

Dan Johnson released by Yankees, Rays fans celebrate

getty images The Tampa Bay Rays have appeared in the post season three times with Dan Johnson on the roster. They have never made the post season without him. On Thursday the New York Yankees released Johnson from a minor league contract at the request of the 34-year-old after it was decided that he would not make the September roster. Johnson hit .254/.379/.447 with 21 home runs...

Weaver and Green lead Angels over Brewers 5-0

Although Jered Weaver didn't have his best stuff, he was just sharp enough to make key pitches when he needed. Weaver tossed six scoreless innings and Grant Green hit a three-run double that led the Los Angeles Angels to a 5-0 victory over the Milwaukee Brewers on Friday night. ''Weaver wasn't quite as crisp, but that just shows how creative he can get, just changing...

MLB Daily League Lineups Advice for Fantasy Baseball (Fanduel) – 8/30

MLB Daily Leagues – Lineup Picks for August 30, 2013   P – Jered Weaver (LAA): Weaver is a very solid and affordable option against the Milwaukee Brewers. I always enjoy starting a pitcher who has never faced a team before. Milwaukee batters are very unfamiliar with what kind of pitches Weaver can deliver, and Weaver [...]

Anaheim "Bees" shut out Brewers 5-0

Heres' the kind of season it's been for the Angels. Normally when a team is out of contention come September, they start calling up some hot prospects to audition for the major league club for the following year. However, that seems to have been the entire month of August already, so just when it's time to finally check out some of these new faces, we hear that all three...
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