Posted May 26, 2013 on AP on Fox
The Los Angeles Angels have activated right-hander Kelvin Jepsen from the 15-day disabled list, and they designated right-hander Billy Buckner for assignment a day after he earned his first big league victory since 2009. The Angels made the move Sunday before playing the Kansas City Royals. Buckner pitched five innings of two-hit ball in a 7-0 win over the Royals on Saturday. He hadn't pitched in the majors since 2010. Jensen missed 38 games with a right shoulder strain. He was 0-1 with a 9.82 ERA in six relief appearances before the injury.

R.J. Alvarez Interview with

Interview Conducted by David Saltzer, Senior Writer Alvarez went 9-7 with a 5.17 ERA as a starter in his first two seasons at Florida Atlantic, but shined in the Cape Cod League as a reliever and the Angels were watching as they started R.J.'s professional career in the Orem Owlz bullpen where he posted a 0.53 ERA and 45 strikeouts in 34 innings. Opposing hitters...

Angels’ Jered Weaver completes another successful bullpen session

Right-handed starting pitcher Jered Weaver is nearing his return to the Los Angeles Angels. He took one step closer to returning yesterday, as he completed another successful bullpen session, according to Robert Falkoff of Weaver has one more bullpen session remaining this weekend before the Angels make a decision on when he’ll officially be activated from ...

Angels’ Sean Burnett exits with forearm tightness

It’s been a frustrating start to the 2013 season to say the least for Los Angeles Angels left-handed reliever Sean Burnett. The southpaw exited last night’s contest against the Kansas City Royals after experiencing tightness in his throwing forearm, according to Robert Falkoff of Burnett was removed from the game as more of a precautionary measure, as the...

Angels Classic Rewind | Dateline: May 26th, 2002

By Joe Haakenson, Contributor -  MAY 26, 2002 GAME 47 - TWINS AT ANGELS ANAHEIM – The Minnesota Twins banged out 14 hits off four Angels pitchers and came away with a 5-2 victory  before 22,854 at Edison Field. The Angels had eight hits in the game, but could not come up with the clutch hit, going 1 for 8 with runners in scoring position. Angels starter... Player of the Week: Mike Trout

One of the big reasons the Angels have run off six straight wins over the past seven days has been second-year outfielder Mike Trout, who has accounted for more than one-third of the Halos' offensive production.

The Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim are STREAKING!

Hey everybody let’s go to the quad, were going streaking! Ok I don’t think the Angels are going to go Full Monty and run around LA, but at the moment they are streaking around the majors! Along with the Toronto BlueJays, the Angels had a lot of ink in the offseason for 2 reasons.  Mike Trout Signing Josh Hamilton Oh and by the way they got some guy names Pujols on the team...

Angels Jered Weaver to be activated Wednesday

With the Los Angeles Angels riding an eight-game winning streak into today's match-up with the Los Angeles Dodgers, they have to be excited about the direction this team is heading.  What's even more exciting is the potential boost they will get this week.  Jered Weaver is set to make his return from the disabled list. According to Robert Falkoff of, Weaver...

Update On Last Month Or So In The MLB Fan Cave

By Danny Farris, Contributor -  Halo fans! It's May 26th. We have won eight straight. We've got Weaver coming back this week. Our next three series are against the Dodgers, Astros, and Cubs. I literally just ate pizza. Things are going well right now. I apologize for not keeping everybody up to date on the Fan Cave shenanigans. It's been an incredibly...

Angels top Royals 5-2 to win 8th straight game

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) -- Josh Hamilton started the Angels' comeback when he homered leading off the seventh inning, and Los Angeles beat the Kansas City Royals 5-2 Sunday for its eighth straight win. The Angels were unable to get into their dugout until about 90 minutes before the game because bees swarmed into it. A beekeeper was summoned to solve the problem. Jerome Williams...

Umpire Scott Barry misses call, says Mark Trumbo didn’t touch first base

First base umpire Scott Barry badly missed a call in the eighth inning of Sunday’s Los Angeles Angeles-Kansas City Royals game, giving the Royals an extra out and Mark Trumbo an error. Royals outfielder David Lough hit a routine grounder to first baseman Trumbo, who fielded it cleanly and took it to the bag for [...]

Jered Weaver Set To Return Wednesday Against Dodgers

Los Angeles Angels ace Jered Weaver  is set to come off the disabled list Wednesday and start against the Los Angeles Dodgers. Weaver has been out with a fractured left elbow since April 8.  After tossing 75 pitches in an extended spring training game last Wednesday Weaver has been deemed ready to go. ”I think it’s a good place to put Weaver back,” manager Mike Scioscia...

Angels hit Lucky 7, Shut out royals

Things are rolling right along right now. Today's game was a victory of a thousand papercuts. There wasn't one big event you could point to that caused the win, just a teams playing good baseball right now on all fronts. Anytime you can coax a win out of a career minor league pitcher, you have to count yourself lucky. On top of that, the offense didn't really start rolling...

Angels-Dodgers Preview

Los Angeles Angels manager Mike Scioscia's job was in jeopardy earlier this month, but that's no longer the case. The focus on a managerial job in Southern California these days is squarely on the Los Angeles Dodgers' Don Mattingly. Scioscia's Angels can record their first nine-game win streak in nine seasons Monday when they visit the Dodgers, with Zack Greinke...

Dodgers rally to snap Angels' winning streak

LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Jerry Hairston Jr.'s RBI single scored the go-ahead run in the seventh inning, Adrian Gonzalez went 4 for 4 and scored four runs, and the Los Angeles Dodgers rallied to beat the Angels 8-7 Monday night in the Freeway Series opener. The Angels' season-high eight-game winning streak ended after they blew a five-run lead in the first of two games at Dodger...
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