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NEW YORK Through the first nine games of the season, the Angelsknow where their strength lies. They just don't know when it's going to showup.
Pitching is what's going to win games, but it has been unreliable andinconsistent. Now, the Angels trudge home with a losing record, in last placein the American League West.
They keep waiting and hoping that their starters will turn a corner and shutdown an opponent. But so far, only left-hander C.J. Wilson has been dependable.He's 2-0 with a 1.38 ERA; the other starters are 1-4 with a 6.52 ERA.
They sent their next two starting pitchers, Jered Weaver and Dan Haren, homeearly to get some rest rather than wait out Sunday night's 11-5 loss to the NewYork Yankees that ended after 11:30 p.m. in the East. Good idea.
Maybe a return to Angel Stadium is just what the Angels need. The next sevendays, they play the Oakland A's four times and the Baltimore Orioles threetimes, and those two clubs combined to lose 181 games l...
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It turns out the toughest part of Kendrys Morales' comeback might still be ahead of him.
After missing nearly two years while recovering from a fractured left ankle, Morales returned to the Angels' lineup to start the 2012 season. After a successful run in Cactus League play, Morales had five hits in his first seven at-bats this season including a four-hit game against the...
The Angels are 3-6, which apparently means their season is already over and the sky is falling. Believe it or not, I think people might be overreacting just a teeny tiny bit. That's easy to say, of course, but it turns out that I can actually back that statement up too. I've good two very good reason why Angels fans should not panic and should, in fact, get excited...
Jered Weaver takes the mound Monday night looking to get the team back on track against the Oakland A's
<span style="font-family: "Times New Roman","serif";">By Brian Waller, AngelsWin.com Columnist
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Now, wasn't that better? All the Angels needed was a bit of quality pitching, an explosion of power and suddenly all is right with the universe. My hunch is that the Angel players got together and said, "enough is enough. Let's get our act together" and, VOILA!!, it happened. The question is it just a fluke or the beginning of a legitimate winning streak...Angels...
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) -- Kendrys Morales hit his first homer in nearly two years and drove in four runs, and Jered Weaver recorded his 1,000th career strikeout while pitching five-hit ball into the seventh inning of the Los Angeles Angels' 6-0 victory over the Oakland Athletics on Monday night.
Morales followed his three-run homer in the first inning with an eighth-inning double...
Well who would have guessed it, the Angels actually have a middle of the order, what a surprise. The day off did Kendrys wonders apparently, 3-4 with a HR and 4 RBI's makes you wonder if he's finally coming back around. I know one game is too soon to throw around claims that Kendrys is finally back to true Kendrys form again, but if he can keep raking throughout this home...
C.J. Wilson beat the Yankees for the first time in his career, Albert Pujols and his teammates teed off and the Los Angeles Angels romped past New York 7-1 Saturday.
Howie Kendrick, Chris Iannetta and Vernon Wells homered as the Angels ended their three-game skid and stopped New York's winning streak at four.
Pujols got in the swing, too, after a quiet start with his new club...
By Brian Waller, AngelsWin.com Columnist
On this day in 1947, Jackie Robinson broke the "color barrier" in Major League Baseball as he made his debut with the Brooklyn Dodgers. Baseball may be referred to as simply a game but the fact of the matter is that there are few things as closely tied to American culture and society as baseball. The sport is synonymous with...
The April 16th, 2012 edition of daily news for the Los Angeles Angels ...
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Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim 7 — New York Yankees 1
C.J. Wilson and the offensive support in the...
Kendrys Morales hit his first homer in nearly two years and drove in four runs, and Jered Weaver recorded his 1,000th career strikeout while pitching five-hit ball into the seventh inning of the Los Angeles Angels' 6-0 victory over the Oakland Athletics on Monday night.
Morales followed his three-run homer in the first inning with an eighth-inning double to score Albert Pujols...
The Los Angeles Angels returned home and recorded a much-needed win after a rough road trip.
Now, they hope to get Dan Haren back on track.
Haren will try to help the Angels win consecutive games for the first time this season Tuesday night against the Oakland Athletics.
After going 2-4 at Minnesota and New York, Los Angeles (4-6) avoided a third consecutive home loss with a 6...
Minor League Top 10
1. Mike Trout - OF, Triple-A Salt Lake City (LAA) - .435/.491/.652, 1 HR, 3 3B - Mike Trout not only does "Blue Steel" really well, but he has started out the season with a 10-game hit streak, is 4-for-5 in stolen bases, and doesn't belong in the minor leagues anymore. I don't want to put him on this list ever again. Yet for some reason, Vernon...
Much has been said about Albert Pujols‘ addition to the Angels, and everybody knows that it was a risky move for Angels owner, Arte Moreno. Because Pujols will eventually decline, if it hasn't started yet, and having a 40-year old player earning more than $20 million sounds like a bad business decision. The best they can hope for is that Pujols' decline doesn't start...
@Oakland Athletics (4-6) @ Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim (3-6)Pitching Probables: LAA – Jered Weaver (1-0, 3.21 ERA) OAK – Brandon McCarthy (0-1, 2.50 ERA)Game Info: 7:05 PM PT; TV - Fox Sports West; Radio - KLAA 830
[wayin]eaea7afc-a703-4c98-989a-dfc15dd4ea8c[/wayin]The first full week of the season is finally over, a merciful end to a nightmarish week for the Halos. Nothing...