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ANAHEIM, Calif. If there was a blueprint to the Angels' season, it looked nothing like this.
The pitching was supposed to be dependable every night. The hitting was a sure thing. The defense was solid. But 12 games into the season, there isn't consistency in any area. The Angels lack energy and focus.
Is it any wonder that manager Mike Scioscia addressed his concerns with the team after a 6-0 loss to the Oakland A's on Wednesday night at Angel Stadium?
The exact details aren't known, but Scioscia acknowledged he spoke to his players about the need to keep things simple and, as he said several times in his postgame session with the media, "grind it out."
"We have to get simple and start grinding it out, grind out every at bat, and start to pressure other teams," he said. "We'll get better at that. We're a stronger team than we've shown."
They are, but in the midst of a 4-8 start that puts them six games behind the Texas...
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ANAHEIM, Calif. -- The agreement between the Angels and shortstop Erick Aybar on a contract extension can only be viewed in positive terms, both for the club and the player. By signing Aybar for four years and 35 million after earlier locking up second baseman Howie Kendrick long term, the team has now secured its middle infielders through the 2016 season.
But shelling out big contracts...
It has become one of the questions surrounding the Angels as they've stumbled to a 4-7 start: Why isn't Mark Trumbo playing more?
The young slugger led the team with 29 home runs and 87 RBI last season and finished second in the American League Rookie of the Year voting. However, he was displaced from first base by the signing of Albert Pujols. The plan was to get Trumbo...
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ANAHEIM, Calif. The day started with a celebration, but it ended glumly again for the Angels. No matter what they do, it doesn't seem to come out well.
Their losses are starting to look bizarre. Thursday night at Angel Stadium, they out-hit the Oakland A's but left 11 base runners and lost 4-2. Every little thing works against them; every mistake comes back to haunt them...
By Brian Waller, AngelsWin.com Columnist
Salt Lake Bees (8-4) The Bees continued their winning ways Tuesday night as they beat the 51’s 3-2 in front of 3,091 at Cashman Field. Brad Mills pitched 7.0 strong innings allowing only one earned run off four hits while walking three and striking out three. His 2012 ERA is a sparkling 1.38. I personally wouldn’t mind seeing...
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ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) -- Bartolo Colon threw 38 consecutive strikes at one point and pitched four-hit ball for eight innings to help the Oakland Athletics beat the cellar-dwelling Los Angeles Angels 6-0 on Wednesday night.
Colon (3-1) struck out five and walked none, helping drop his former team six games behind two-time defending AL champion Texas in the AL West -- just 12 games...
You know... I'm glad the game went the way it did in the 8th because maybe now Scioscia will stop putting so much undeserved trust into Kevin Jepsen. Jesus Christ the guy is garbage, he's always been bad and people think just because he put up a tolerable year in '10 that he's going to somehow find the potential that he doesn't have. Maybe Dipoto will be able...
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) -- Kurt Suzuki and Kila Ka'aihue drove in runs, Oakland scored two more on C.J. Wilson's throwing error in his home debut, and the Athletics beat the struggling Los Angeles Angels 4-2 Thursday night for their third straight victory.
Tommy Milone (2-1) allowed seven hits in five innings in his native Southern California to win the eighth start of his...
Though it was a high-profile matchup in its own right, Sunday’s matchup between the Angels and Yankees was no match for Red Sox/Yankees a year earlier. The Angels/Yankees ‘Sunday Night Baseball’ game drew 2.830 million viewers on ESPN Sunday night, down 40% from Red Sox/Yankees on the second weekend of the season last year (4.697M), but up 32% from Cardinals/Brewers in 2010...
If there was ever a time for Albert Pujols to hit his first home run with the Los Angeles Angels, Friday night's series opener with the Baltimore Orioles would seem to be it.
Pujols and the Angels look to continue the nightmare for Baltimore's Brian Matusz, who has been dreadful while losing 11 straight decisions.
Much has been made of Pujols still without a homer in his...
@Oakland Athletics (6-7) @ Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim (4-8) Pitching Probables: OAK – Tommy Milone (1-1, 2.57 ERA) LAA – C.J. Wilson (2-0, 1.38 ERA) Game Info: 7:05 PM PT; TV - Fox Sports West & MLB Network; Radio - KLAA 830
The Angels still haven't won a series yet. And nothing they can do today outside of...
@Oakland Athletics (4-7) @ Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim (4-6)Probable Pitchers: OAK - Tyson Ross (0-0, -.-- ERA) LAA - Dan Haren (0-1, 6.97 ERA)Game Info: 7:05 PM PT; TV- FS-W; Radio- KLAA 830
[wayin]a7de28b8-90a5-43ac-85c0-da8d8acbbf7d[/wayin] The Angels got this home stand of to a great start after last night’s all around great performance by the team. Great pitching...