Found June 01, 2012 on PRO Rumors:
Right handed pitcher Juan Rincon opted out of his Minor League deal with the Los Angeles Angels according to Ken Rosenthal of FOXSports. The 33-year old veteran is now a free agent. Rincon last pitched in the Majors in 2010 with the Rockies and went 0-0 with a 4.50 ERA, 0.0 HR/9, 9.0 BB/9 and 13.5 SO/9 in 2.0 innings. This season he went 0-1 with a 3.12 ERA, 1.0 HR/9, 6.2 BB/9 and 8.0 SO/9 in 26.0 innings with the Angels' Triple-A team. Image by Keith Allison under the Creative Commons License Agreement.

Electric Trout energizing streaking Angels

ANAHEIM, Calif. The Angels knew they had something special in Mike Trout. The truth is, they didn't think they'd see it this soon. Trout didn't make the 25-man roster out of spring training. Their outfield was already full, and the Angels wanted him to stay at the minor-league level, get more experience, then perhaps earn himself a promotion at some point this season...

Trout continuing to come through for Angels

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Jered Weaver No Hitter Montage

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Pujols, Angels Gain Momentum in May

Turn away Cardinals fans, the old Pujols is back!The Angels fell just short of their ninth straight win, and a series sweep of the Yankees, on Wednesday night as Pujols went 2 for 4 with a pair of singles. This came on the heels of the team's longest winning streak of the season. After the nine game stretch, the Los Angeles Angels are now an even 26-26, including an 18-11 record...

At 20, Angels' Mike Trout making big-league mark

(Eds: APNewsNow. With AP Photos.) By GREG BEACHAM AP Sports Writer Mike Trout chuckles at the memory of his major league debut. As a raw 19-year-old with minimal minor-league experience, his head was often spinning during two call-ups over nine weeks with the Los Angeles Angels. One season later, at the ripe old age of 20, Trout feels he's much more prepared to do his thing...

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Despite loss, Angels show new comeback side

ANAHEIM, Calif. If nothing else, the Angels showed Wednesday night that they have an ability to come back. That's actually something new. One month ago, they couldn't have done it. Two weeks ago, they couldn't have done it. Now they can. And that's something that may serve them well going forward, certainly as they approach a three-game series with the Texas Rangers...


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The June 1st, 2012 edition of daily news for the Los Angeles Angels ...

Game Recap 5/30/12: Keep moving foward - Yankees 6, Angels 5

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Mike Trout helps Angels cut into Rangers' lead

Electrifying youngster stays hot as LA continues to reel in Texas.

The Angels-Rangers rivalry now features cow milking... seriously

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Kinsler's error costs Rangers loss vs. Angels

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Game Preview 6/2/12 -- Swingtime -- Rangers @ Angels

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