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Kansas City Royals
By Joe Haakenson, AngelsWin.com Contributor -
MAY 22, 2002
GAME 44 - ROYALS AT ANGELS
ANAHEIM – It would have been completely understandable had the Angels lost Wednesday night's game to the Kansas City Royals. After all, a team can't win every night.
And besides, they had fallen behind 5-0 to the best pitcher no one's heard of in Royals starter Paul Byrd, who entered the game tied for the American League-lead with seven victories.
But Byrd eventually tired and the Angels started scoring. And scoring.
Tim Salmon's two-run homer in the seventh got the Angels going, before a five-run eighth inning pushed the Angels past the Royals for a 7-6 victory before 16,163 at Edison Field.
The big hits in the fateful eighth were Darin Erstad's two-run double, which tied the game at 5, and Garret Anderson's two-run double, which gave the Angels the lead.
Troy Percival pitched the ninth and gave up a run but got his eighth save and the Angels' to...
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Mike Trout hit for the cycle of the Angels, but did he get the benefit of an umpire's call? Watch the replays and see whether or not he did.
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Often times, the sequel doesn't quite live up to the hype of the original, but when it comes to Mike Trout...I don't think anyone is complaining about his second full season in the Majors. Tuesday night, Trout added another line to his already full resume when he hit for the cycle during a 12-0 romp against the Seattle Mariners. And in the process, became the first player...
On May 21st, Los Angeles Angels outfielder Mike Trout became the youngest American League player to hit for the cycle since 1930 at 21 years old.
The second year phenom won AL rookie of the year in 2012 and he also finished second for the league’s MVP award, behind only Miguel Cabrera.
But will Trout be able to dethrone the reigning MVP for the title in 2013?
As of May 22nd...
Joe Haakenson, AngelsWin.com Contributor -
MAY 21, 2002
GAME 43 - ROYALS AT ANGELS
ANAHEIM – Garret Anderson’s three-run home run in the
seventh inning broke open a tight game and led the Angels to a 5-1 win over the
Kansas City Royals before 15,593 at Edison Field.
Anderson’s homer, his seventh of the season, followed an RBI
single by Troy Glaus, which snapped a...
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Mike Trout absolutely crushed a home run off Ervin Santana in the first inning of the Los Angeles Angels-Kansas City Royals game on Thursday night.
The home run came on a 93-mph 0-1 fastball from Santana, his former teammate. The pitch was low in the zone and Trout just golfed it out of the park to dead center, where it cleared the green hitters’...
On the list of accomplishments that the multi-talented Mike Trout might someday complete, hitting for the cycle seemed inevitable. With his blend of speed and power, it was a question of if, not when. Well, the we just got the answer to the "when" as Trout just became the third youngest player ever to hit for the cycle as the Angels thrashed the Mariners.
So, I guess...
The May 23rd, 2013 edition of daily news for the Los Angeles Angels including Weaver could return next week, Madson suffers another setback, Mike Trout cycle facts and much more...
The Story: Jered Weaver had a strong 75-pitch outing in extended spring training and could return to the Angels next week.
The Monkey Says: Weaver had a great line, but it was also against a bunch...
Last night's Angels-Royals game was an eventful one between tape measure home runs, copious pitching changes and a narrowly avoided blown save. Still, the Angels managed to win their fifth game in a row, yet that is not the highlight of the game. That distinction goes to the insane and/or brave Royals fan who sprinted on the field and avoided security long enough that he not...
Mike Trout and Albert Pujols hit solo home runs, and Mark Trumbo hit a two-run shot to help the Los Angeles Angels beat the Kansas City Royals 5-4 Thursday night.
Joe Blanton got his first victory of the season after going 0-7 in his first nine starts. He held the Royals to seven hits and two runs in 6 1-3 innings. Trumbo put the Angels up 5-2 in the eighth with his team-leading...
There is plenty of attention on Los Angeles baseball right now, but it’s for all the wrong reasons. Both LA teams (We’ll go ahead and consider the Angels a Los Angeles team for this exercise) have huge payrolls and are grossly underperforming. Both teams have offensive stars that are providing very little offense. Both teams have suffered their fair share of physical injuries...
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) -- Mike Trout hit for the cycle and drove in five runs, Josh Hamilton celebrated his 32nd birthday with a homer and a triple, and Howie Kendrick also went deep in the Los Angeles Angels' 12-0 rout of the Seattle Mariners on Tuesday night.
Trout, last season's AL rookie of the year and MVP runner-up, became the sixth player in Angels history to complete...
Mike Trout hit for the cycle and drove in five runs, Josh
Hamilton celebrated his 32nd birthday with a homer and a triple,
and Howie Kendrick also went deep in the Los Angeles Angels' 12-0
rout of the Seattle Mariners on Tuesday night.
An offensive boon has the Los Angeles Angels on their longest winning streak of the season.
An old friend is looking to end it.
Hot-hitting Mike Trout and the surging Angels face former teammate Ervin Santana in the opener of this four-game series against the Kansas City Royals on Thursday night.
Los Angeles (19-27) has been one of baseball's biggest disappointments this season...
"Mike Trout is a flash in the pan," they said. "Mike Trout's 2012 was a fluke," they said. "Mike Trout is going to really regress in 2013," they said. And through April, "they" were right, as Trout hit just .261/.333/.432 with two homers and four steals in April. A month later, Trout's overall statline has been pushed to .293/.373/...