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ANAHEM, Calif. -- With the Angels tying their worst start in franchise history -- an 11-20 record matching the futility of their 1961 inaugural season -- manager Mike Scioscia is under fire from the media and, of course, some fans.
They're already calling for his head; Ken Rosenthal of FOXSports.com has suggested Scioscia and owner Arte Moreno should workout a contract settlement that would allow team and on-field leader to move on with their respective Angel afterlives.
A fired-up Scioscia wants to make it clear -- he's not interested in bailing out.
"I've never quit, given up or anything else like that in my career," said the Halos' manager after an 8-4 loss to the Baltimore Orioles on Sunday. "I'm certainly not going to start now.
"We're going to turn this thing around and have the type of season we expected to have when we went to spring training."
If you are among those critics hoping a horrible start would be enough to w...
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There is a new entry on the extinct species list: the Scioscia apologist. As of today, I am done. Done with sticking up for Mike Scioscia. In the struggles of the last few years there have been few who have defended Scioscia as ardently as I have. But now I must relent and admit that it is now time for the Angels to fire Mike Scioscia.
And I mean that literally they need to fire...
One more note on the Angels - Orioles game. As everyone knows, Josh Hamilton has been awful so far with the Angels after signing this huge contract. He is continuing his trend from last year at swinging at everything and is batting like .208 or something. And so his manager sat him yesterday against the Orioles. That was dumb.
Why was it dumb when Hamilton just went zero for...
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You know variations of the line, “He could have fallen down, gotten back up and still beaten it out”? Well, Angels catcher Hank Conger did just that. On Sunday, the Orioles were defending the left-handed hitting Conger with a hefty infield shift swung around toward first base. Manny Machado, the O’s third baseman was playing where the shortstop is normally...
Watching the Angels this season, I keep thinking, "Why does Mike Scioscia need this?"
This is his 14th season in Anaheim. His best teams had an aggressive, distinctive style. This one revolves largely around two free-agent sluggers whose worst years are ahead of them, Albert Pujols and Josh Hamilton.
The Angels no longer run. They no longer play crisp defense. They'...
With his team down two late in their Saturday game against the Orioles, Angels DH/C Hank Conger knew he had to get on base any way possible in order to generate some a scoring chance. With Baltimore playing the shift against the lefty pull hitter, Conger did what most ballplayers should do against the shift but choose not to…he bunted. Beautifully I might add, a for sure single...
Angeles Angels reliever Ryan Madson threw a bullpen session on Saturday, May 4,
and so far has not reported any issues. This session was Madson’s first time
throwing seriously since his simulated game two weeks ago other than playing
catch on May 2.
the session itself went well, manager Mike Scioscia wants to see how his reliever
feels on Sunday to better...
From Little League up through the professional ranks coaches always tell their players to run it out; to never say die. You never know when fate and luck (good for you or bad for the other team) will intervene and give you that extra second or two needed to make it down the base line.
Angels catcher Hank Conger must have listened, because even though he stumbled on this play he...
The Los Angeles Angels have optioned right handed pitcher Ryan Brasier to their Triple-A Salt Lake minor league affiliate. The move is a precursor to Mark Lowe being activated off of the disabled list.
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During this offseason, the biggest free agent on the market Josh Hamilton signed with the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim. The Texas Rangers failed to resign him and he decided to sign with their American League West rival the Angels to the tune of 5 yrs/ $125M.
So far Hamilton is batting .207 with only 2 long balls and 9 RBI’s, not quite the stat line the Angeles had anticipated...
The Los Angeles Angels will be giving away trout hats in honor of superstar phenom Mike Trout on June 18 against the Seattle Mariners.
The May 6th, 2013 edition of daily news for the Los Angeles Angels including it might be time for Scioscia to go, Richards returns to bullpen and much more...
The Story: Ken Rosenthal believes it might be time Mike Scioscia and the Angels to part ways.
The Monkey Says: I hate to say it, but I agree and I think it needs to happen today. Come back later this morning and I will...
You can snag one of these fancy Trout caps when the Los Angeles Angels face the Seattle Mariners (how fitting) on June 18. Not in the Anaheim area? No problem. Since the less-fancy, first edition foam Trout hats are going for roughly $25 on eBay, the newer models will likely be bartered online in no time. Besides, they really don't look any more ridiculous...
The game started out so promissing. Jerome Williams gave up a run in the top of the first, and the Angels responded by scoring three in the bottom of the first. Even when the Orioles rallied back on a two-run homerun by JJ Hardy, Trout gave them the lead again one a solo homerun. However, it just wasn't meant to be. The Angels had two opportunities with the bases loaded and got...
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) -- J.J. Hardy and Manny Machado each hit a two-run homer off Jerome Williams in his first start of the season, leading the Baltimore Orioles to an 8-4 victory over the reeling Los Angeles Angels on Sunday.
Jason Hammel (4-1) allowed four runs and nine hits through six innings, helping the Orioles tie the New York Yankees for second place in the AL East. The...
Orioles 8, Angels 4. Updates. With AP Photos. By JOE RESNICK Associated Press J.J. Hardy and Manny Machado each hit a two-run homer off Jerome Williams in his first start of the season, leading the Baltimore Orioles to an 8-4 victory over the reeling Los Angeles Angels on Sunday.
Jason Hammel (4-1) allowed four runs and nine hits through six innings, helping the Orioles tie the...