Found July 07, 2012 on
Fox Sports West:
Los Angeles Angels
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) -- Steve Pearce hit a three-run homer, Miguel Gonzalez pitched seven stellar innings in his first career victory, and the Baltimore Orioles hung on to beat the Los Angeles Angels 3-2 Friday night.
Gonzalez (1-0), who is from the nearby San Fernando Valley, yielded three hits and a run while striking out six to win his first major league start, delighting a few dozen friends and family members at Angel Stadium. The 28-year-old rookie outdueled All-Star C.J. Wilson for the Orioles' third victory in four games during their West Coast road swing.
Wilson (9-5) allowed just four hits and three walks over seven innings in his final start before his All-Star game appearance, but the Angels lost with the left-hander on the mound for the first time in nine starts since May 17.
Mark Trumbo hit his 50th career homer for the Angels, who have lost three of four while missing chances to gain ground on the slumping Texas Rangers in the AL West. Mike Trout also homered in...
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ANAHEIM, Calif. Angels pitcher Dan Haren prided himself on his resiliency and his ability to make all his starts, but it finally caught up with him Thursday when he was placed on the 15-day disabled list.
The Angels recalled right-hander Kevin Jepsen from Triple-A Salt Lake, although they will probably need to make another move to find a starter for Sunday, which would have been...
Los Angeles Angels placed Dan Haren on the 15-day disabled list for the first time in his 10-year career on Thursday because of stiffness in his lower back.
The club made the move two days after the three-time All-Star finally acknowledged his back has been bothering him since spring training.
''There's definitely a lot of inflammation and it was just causing the stiffness...
The last time any Los Angeles Angel had 26 stolen bases before the All-Star break, the Angels were called the California Angels.
Along with Washington Nationals outfielder Bryce Harper, Los Angeles' Mike Trout has been putting together quite an impressive season for someone who can't even legally drink in the United States.
In fact, his season has been so impressive thus...
Los Angeles Angels right-hander Dan Haren is on the disabled list for the first time in his career with lower-back stiffness.
The Angels made the move Thursday, two days after Haren finally acknowledged his back has been bothering him since spring training.
Los Angeles also recalled right-handed reliever Kevin Jepsen.
Haren is 6-8 with a 4.86 ERA, and the three-time All-Star has...
Coming into 2012, the Angels’ big offseason had many people, like myself, expecting them to challenge the two-time American League Champion Texas Rangers in the AL West.
To be honest, I actually picked the Angels to overtake them in the division.
Yet after a very slow start, the uphill battle became very steep for the Angels. They have gotten close to the Rangers at times, but...
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ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) -- Jered Weaver scattered three hits over eight innings in his final start before heading to his third straight All-Star game, and the Los Angeles Angels beat the Baltimore Orioles 3-0 on Saturday night.
Weaver (10-1) won his fourth straight outing since coming off the disabled list, striking out five and walking one while lowering his ERA to 1.96.
Hours after he struggled through another start, the Baltimore Orioles sent right-handed pitcher Jake Arrieta to the minor leagues early Friday morning. Arrieta, who lasted 3 2/3 innings Thursday night in a loss to the Los Angeles Angels, was optioned to Class AAA Norfolk. An off-and-on starter since being selected as the Orioles' opening day starter, Arrieta has compiled...
Trade deadline looming... must talk trade... must throw crap against wall... must see what sticks...
Yep, it's that time again, trade speculation time! But rather than make up ideas like I did earlier this week, let's take an actual real logical look at the Angels trade needs and who their actual targets that totally didn't come from my imagination might be. Yeah...
The Baltimore Orioles are a looking to acquire Zack Greinke from the Brewers reports Dan Connolly of the Baltimore Sun. Greinke is a free agent after this season, and the Brewers will likely move the 29 year old pitcher if they are unable to sign him to an extension before the July 31 deadline.
Greinke is 9-2 on the season, with an 3.08 ERA and 106 strikeouts in 108 innings. The...
Baltimore Orioles (44-37) @ Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim (45-37)
Pitching Probables: BAL Jake Arrieta (3-9, 5.81 ERA) LAA Garrett Richards (2-1, 2.81 ERA)
Game Info: 7:05 PM PT; TV - FSN; Radio - KLAA 830Garrett Richards looks to set the pace as the Angels, who seem to be reeling as of late, turn the page into a new series. For a while there, it looked as if the Angels...
Baltimore Orioles (45-39) @ Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim (47-38)
Pitching Probables: BAL - Wei-Tin Chen (7-4, 3.64 ERA); LAA - Brad Mills (0-0, -.-- ERA)
Game Info: 12:35 PM PT; TV - Fox Sports West; Radio - KLAA 830
Today is a wonderful day. It is a wonderful day because we finally get to see what the Angels got in the blockbuster deal for Jeff Mathis. That's right...
Chicago White Sox pitcher Jake Peavy has been selected to replace Los Angeles Angels left-hander C.J. Wilson on the AL roster for Tuesday night's All-Star game.
Peavy, who lost to Texas Rangers rookie Yu Darvish in online voting for the final spot on the AL team, is 7-5 with a 2.85 ERA for the AL Central-leading White Sox. The 31-year-old right-hander also has four complete...