Angels beat Mets on walk-off hit by pitch in 11th inning

KEY MOMENT: Hank Conger was hit by a pitch with the bases loaded in the bottom of the 11th to give the Angels the walk-off victory. That came after the Angels missed a couple of chances in the eighth and 10th innings, when Albert Pujols failed to deliver with runners in scoring position. AT THE PLATE: Mike Trout hit his third home run in his 36th at-bat this season; he hit his third...
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7 days ago  |  Discuss

Gameday Scorecard: Angels vs Mets, April 11, 2014

Hank Conger was hit by a 2-2 pitch with the bases loaded in the bottom of the 11th to give the Angels their first home win of the season. J.B. Shuck, appearing in his first game since being called up to replace an injured Josh Hamilton, delivered a key two-run home run in the sixth. The Angels bullpen impressed, allowing just one base runner over four innings.Click here to download the...
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Wild walk-off hands Angels first home win of season

ANAHEIM, Calif. -- It took them long enough -- four games, 11 innings Friday night and the most unlikely of finishes -- but the Angels finally won a game at home. They'll gladly take it. Hank Conger took a pitch to the ribs with the bases loaded, giving the Angels a 5-4 win over the visiting New York Mets after they started the season 0-3 at Angel Stadium. Even more significant...
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8 days ago  |  Discuss

MMO Game Recap: Angels 5, Mets 4

Ugh… Jeurys Familia working in his third inning of relief, hit Hank Conger with the bases loaded in the 11th inning to give the Los Angeles Angels a 5-4 victory over the Mets in the series opener on Friday night. Here’s the skinny… Travis d’Arnaud hit his first home run of the season to pull the Mets to a 2-2 tie. He last homered 110 at-bats ago… Josh Satin started at...
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Los Angeles Angels: The Catching Conundrum

The catching position for the Los Angeles Angels solely belonged to Chris Iannetta to begin the 2013 season. However, over the past couple weeks Iannetta has been splitting time with Hank Conger. Conger, a former first round draft pick, has been impressive of late batting .290 over his past 10 games. Conger (16) -Courtesy of zimbio.com The Angels drafted Conger in the first round...
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July 07, 2013  |  Discuss

Angels' Conger stars in Fourth of July parade

Angels catcher Hank Conger had a busy holiday Thursday. In the evening, he was the starting catcher for the Angels. In the morning, he was a grand marshal for the 109th annual Huntington Beach Fourth of July parade. Conger described his parade duties thusly: "Just kind of wave to people." For Conger, the greatest thrill was meeting Lou Ferrigno, the actor who played the...
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July 04, 2013  |  Discuss

Angels Catcher Hank Conger Stumbles, Tumbles on Way to First Base (Animation)

Hank Conger is in his fourth MLB season, but has hardly made a name for himself. The Angels catcher has been with the team his entire big-league career, but Saturday’s game against the Orioles might stick out in his mind in the future. Conger showed his graceful nature in the bottom of the eighth inning of Saturday’s game. The Orioles were playing a shift defensively, and Conger...
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May 05, 2013  |  Discuss

Hank Conger takes spill on bunt single (Video)

Your browser does not support iframes. Los Angeles Angels designated hitter Hank Conger laid down the perfect bunt for a single in the eighth inning of Saturday's game against the Baltimore Orioles, but almost didn't make it to first base after he stumbled and fell halfway there. The Orioles infield was playing Conger to pull the ball towards the right side of the infield...
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May 05, 2013  |  Discuss

Hank Conger is my new hero

The Angels lost another game yesterday. That was not surprising the way things have been going over there. But something did happen in the game that made me have a new hero. Hank Conger beat the shift. And he provided one of the sillier moments of the season while doing so. Here is the video in case you missed it. Click this link if the video does not work: Your browser does not...
Via The Flagrant Fan
May 05, 2013  |  Discuss

Angels catcher bunts, trips, still gets hit

Let Los Angeles Angels designated hitter Hank Conger serve as an example as to why defensive shifts don't always work.Conger essentially legged out a bunt single in the eighth inning of Saturday's game against the Baltimore Orioles despite tripping while running to first base. No, I'm not kidding.Watch as Conger laid down a bunt toward the left side of the pitcher'...
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May 04, 2013  |  Discuss

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