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Veteran infielder Maicer Izturis has arrived in Angels camp and proclaims to feeling "healthy, relaxed and ready to go."
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Reporting from Tempe, Ariz. -- Albert Pujols is the focal point of the Angels' 2012 marketing campaign, which kicked off in late January with 70 billboards throughout Southern California, 20 of which refer to the former St. Louis Cardinals star as "El Hombre," The Man.
One little problem: Pujols would prefer not to be called "El Hombre."
The slugger asked...
Interview Conducted on February 17, 2012 by David Saltzer, AngelsWin.com Senior Writer
Making the Major Leagues is the goal for every Minor League player in every organization. However, along the way, there are other opportunities to shine in ways that most of us will never experience. One of those opportunities is to represent your country in an international competition. That’s...
Bobby Abreu says he wants to be an everyday player and thinks the Los Angeles Angels should trade him if he is going to spend most of his time on the bench this season.
In a statement given to ESPNdeportes on Tuesday, Abreu says trading him is the right thing for the Angels to do if there is no full-time position for him.
On Wednesday, Manager Mike Scioscia said he doesn't...
The February 21st, 2012 edition of daily news for the Los Angeles Angels ...
The new marriage between Albert Pujols and the Los Angeles Angels is one that should produce positive results for both parties for years to come. However, it appears that they have already hit a minor bump in the road. ESPN.com reports that Pujols is a little irked by billboards that have been posted in Southern California that refer to the slugger as "El Hombre" or "...
Reliever, 39, is in camp with the Angels, his ninth team in 10 years. 'It's been fun,' he says of all his stops along the way.Reporting from Tempe, Ariz. — If reliever LaTroy Hawkins picked an entry song that truly reflected his baseball career, it would be Johnny Cash's tune, "I've Been Everywhere."
Although the runner-up for American League rookie of the year last season, he has been forced out of first base because of the team's acquisition of Albert Pujols, but looks at learning to play third base as a challenge.Dec. 8 was a day of celebration for the Angels. That's when they signed first baseman Albert Pujols, considered one of the greatest hitters in baseball history.
By Brian Waller - AngelsWin.com Feature Writer
Ask any Angel fan about the teams from the 1970’s and two names usually get thrown out there pretty quickly; Nolan Ryan and Frank Tanana. The Ryan/Tanana duo combined for 240 wins during their time in an Angel’s uniform. They were fixtures in the rotation and during the early to mid 70’s they were the faces of the franchise....
Bobby Abreu is apparently giving the Angels an ultimatum. The veteran slugger, now without a set role on the Angels with so many other candidates at designated hitter, told ESPNdeportes.com on Tuesday that if he isn't playing regularly, he prefers to be traded.
"It's professional etiquette - I would never put Tony on the spot talking about Albert Pujols," Leyland said. "He has a relationship (with Pujols) that goes beyond our friendship.