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By the Numbers: Angels vs. Orioles 7/21/14

Game 97 of 162:Angel Stadium: Anaheim, CA, 7:05 PM PSTTV: FS-WestPitching Matchup:LAA- RHP Matt Shoemaker (7-2 4.38 ERA)vs.BAL- RHP Bud Norris (7-6 3.96 ERA)No Roster Moves Lineup:Kole Calhoun RFMike Trout CFAlbert Pujols 1BJosh Hamilton DHHowie Kendrick 2BDavid Freese 3BEfren Navarro LF Hank Conger CJohn McDonald SSInteresting/Notable Stats and Facts:For the month of July, the...
Via In The Neutral Zone
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Why 1986 + 2002 = 2014

By David Saltzer, AngelsWin.com Senior WriterBefore you all start worrying, no, I didn’t just forget basic math. And, unlike some of my students, I can solve that problem without using a calculator (the answer is 3988, not 2014). But that’s not the point of this title and article. Sometimes things don’t just add up to the numbers. That’s especially true in baseball. As Yogi...
Via Angelswin
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Top Five Angels’ Walk Up Songs Right Now

Ball players take pride in their walk to the batter’s box. From rituals and routines to walk styles and music, creating the perfect amount of flair as a player approaches yet another at-bat is an evident concern in Major League Baseball.The biggest contributor is, in fact, the music. A good or bad song can make or break a player’s perception. Memorable songs, much like Angels’...
Via In The Neutral Zone
4 days ago  |  Discuss

By the Numbers: Angels vs. Mariners 7/18/14

Game 95 of 162:Angel Stadium: Anaheim, CA, 7:05 PM PSTTV: FS-WESTPitching Matchup: LAA- RHP Jered Weaver (10-6 3.45 ERA)vs.SEA- RHP Hisashi Iwakuma (8-4 2.98 ERA)Roster Moves:N/ALineup:Kole Calhoun RFMike Trout CFAlbert Pujols 1BJosh Hamilton LFErick Aybar SSHowie Kendrick 2BDavid Freese 3BC.J. Cron DHHank Conger CInteresting/Notable Stats and Facts:Mike Trout was named the MVP...
Via In The Neutral Zone
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Boxscore Breakdown #93: Contagious – Angels 5, Rangers 2

They say that hitting is contagious. That must be true because the Angels won this game on the back of two of the more unlikely bats in the lineup. Hank Conger, in particular, has finally shown some signs of life during this recent offensive surge by the Halos. You know what else is contagious? The freak injury bug, apparently. The Rangers have had their share of such injuries this...
Via Monkey with a Halo
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Kendrick and Conger backup Weaver for another Angels comeback win

In the third game of a four-game series with the Texas Rangers, the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim went out looking to stay hot, and for their fourth consecutive victory.The Ace Jered Weaver and Miles Mikolas were the starters.Weaver pitched himself into some trouble (runners at second and third) in the first, but proceeded to strike-out Adrian Beltre and Leonys Martin back-to-back...
Via In The Neutral Zone
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Boxscore Breakdown #92: Snub this! – Angels 3, Rangers 0

You shouldn’t snub Garrett Richards from the All-Star Game. You wouldn’t like him when he’s snubbed. The Rangers certainly didn’t. Run Expectancy Rundown Daivd Freese had the highest RE24 on the day, but it was Albert Pujols posting another multi-hit game, his third in a row and seventh in the last eight games. C.J. Cron continues his little mini-slump and Hank Conger continues...
Via Monkey with a Halo
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Things get away from Rangers in sixth

ARLINGTON, Texas - Texas Rangers manager Ron Washington said after Saturday's 5-2 loss to Los Angeles that his club was in the teaching mode. That's one of the reasons Washington left right-hander Miles Mikolas in the sixth inning with the Angels threatening with Texas clinging to a 2-1 lead. Mikolas, who had thrown just 65 pitches in the first five innings, couldn't...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Boxscore Breakdown #91: AHAHAHAHAHA! – Angels 15, Rangers 6

Here is the kind of game this was. When I got on board the ferry I take home everyday, I checked the Angels score and saw it was 1-0. The wifi on the ferry crapped out on me, so I wasn’t able to check until the ferry docked on the other side 40 minutes later. By then, it was 13-2. AHAHAHAHAHAAHHAAHA! The Rangers are the worst. Run Expectancy Rundown Hey, David Freese and Howie...
Via Monkey with a Halo
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Angels pitcher gives up on pop up, catches it anyway

During Sunday’s Astros-Angels game, Angels pitcher Mike Morin did what he was supposed to do on this pop up – he got out of the way, and let his infielders take care of it. But then, something strange happened, and Morin was spurred into action. Yup – Hank Conger and C.J. Cron collided, and neither of them caught the ball. Instead, a squatting Morin showed off his cat-like...
Via Bloguin Best
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Angels pitcher gives up on pop up, catches it anyway

During Sunday’s Astros-Angels game, Angels pitcher Mike Morin did what he was supposed to do on this pop up – he got out of the way, and let his infielders take care of it. But then, something strange happened, and Morin was spurred into action. Yup – Hank Conger and C.J. Cron collided, and neither of them caught the ball. Instead, a squatting Morin showed off his cat-like...
Via The Outside Corner
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Angels Pitcher Makes Insane Diving Catch On Deflected Popup (Video)

It appears there now are angels in the infield, too. During Sunday afternoon’s contest against the Houston Astros, Los Angeles Angels pitcher Mike Morin helped turn a botched play into a spectacular one. Morin induced an easy infield popup from Houston first baseman Jon Singleton in front of the pitcher’s mound. Miscommunication between catcher Hank Conger and first baseman...
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17 days ago  |  Discuss

Gameday Scorecard: Rangers at Angels, June 21, 2014

Rangers 2 - Angels 3 Howie Kendrick delivered a walk-off RBI double in the bottom of the tenth, scoring Josh Hamilton in a game that saw both starting pitchers dealing late into the game. The Rangers Nick Martinez was perfect before Hank Conger lead off the 6th with a double. Jered Weaver pitched a solid eight innings, allowing one run on four hits and two walks in a no-decision...
Via Angelswin
June 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Hank Conger nailed with rosin bag after win

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Via Fox Sports West
June 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Hank Conger nailed with rosin bag after win

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Via Fox Sports West
June 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Hank Conger's throw to second sails sky-high (Video)

Your browser does not support iframes.To say that Los Angeles Angels backup catcher Hank Conger's attempt to catch Oakland A's runner Craig Gentry stealing second failed miserably during the eighth inning of Saturday night's game would be a mild understatement. Conger appeared to have a problem with his grip on the ball as he made the throw, sending the ball sailing...
Via Holdout Sports
June 01, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: Mike Trout hits his first career walk-off home run

It seemed like Mike Trout had already done everything in his two-plus seasons in the big leagues. But through the first 375 games of his major league career, he had yet to hit a walk-off home run. The young phenom changed that Thursday night. The Los Angeles Angels entered the bottom of the ninth inning of last night’s game trailing the Tampa Bay Rays 5-2. Rays closer Grant Balfour...
Via Rumors and Rants
May 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Hank Conger has 5 RBIs as Angels beat Blue Jays

With his command failing him in a tight situation, Jered Weaver put his pride aside and did something he’s never done before: He asked to be taken out of the game. Weaver won his fourth straight decision, Hank Conger hit a three-run home run and had a career-high five RBIs, and the Angels beat Toronto 9-3 Sunday for their seventh straight win over the Blue Jays. Weaver (4-2)...
Via Pro Sports Daily
May 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Gameday Scorecard: Angels at Blue Jays, May 11, 2014

Angels 9 - Blue Jays 3 Hank Conger delivered three hits and five RBI behind starter Jered Weaver’s solid performance. Weaver pitched six and a third innings allowing just one earned run on four hits as Conger went 3-4 at the plate including a three-run home run in sixth inning. For the third straight game the Halos offense knocked out Toronto’s starting pitcher in five innings...
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May 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Hank Conger has 5 RBIs as Angels beat Blue Jays

TORONTO (AP) -- Jered Weaver won his fourth straight decision, Hank Conger hit a three-run home run and had a career-high five RBIs, and the Los Angeles Angels beat Toronto 9-3 Sunday for their seventh straight win over the Blue Jays. Conger went 3 for 4 with a walk. He hit an RBI double in the fourth, homered in the sixth and added an RBI single in the ninth. Howie Kendrick had...
Via Fox Sports West
May 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Gameday Scorecard: Indians at Angels, April 30, 2014

Indians 1 - Angels 7 Hank Conger blasted a two-run homer, David Freeze delivered a two RBI single, and Mike Trout ripped a two-run double in a team effort to lift the Angels above .500 for the first time since opening day of 2013. C.J. Wilson picked up his fourth win of the season with a dominating performance over the Indians, allowing just one run on two hits over eight complete...
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May 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Angels beat Indians 7-1, extending skid to 6

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) -- C.J. Wilson pitched two-hit ball over eight innings, Hank Conger hit a go-ahead, two-run homer off Zach McAllister, and the Los Angeles Angels beat Cleveland 7-1 Wednesday to send the Indians to their sixth straight loss. Wilson (4-2) struck out eight, walked one and retired his last 18 batters after a leadoff double in the third by No. 9 hitter Elliot Johnson...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
April 30, 2014  |  Discuss

10 things to know: Angels catcher Hank Conger

The Angels have always been a part of Hank Conger. Growing up, he attended plenty of Angles games on his way to becoming the first-round draft pick of the club in 2006 out of nearby Huntington Beach High School. Last season, Conger played in a career high 92 games and hit seven home runs, 13 doubles, and drove in 21 runs in 2013. Here's 10 things you many not know about him:...
Via Fox Sports West
April 22, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: Angels commit three errors in one play after walk

Detroit Tigers second baseman Ian Kinsler thought he was just going to steal second base in Sunday’s game against the Los Angeles Angels, but thanks to three errors by the Angels, he made it all the way home. Detroit trailed Los Angeles 1-0 in the bottom of the first with one out when Kinsler decided to run from first base on Hector Santiago’s full-count pitch to Miguel Cabrera...
Via NESN.com
April 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Tigers score on a walk and three errors

DETROIT -- It might be just another early game on the lengthy schedule, but the Tigers and Angels pulled off a play that will live in the highlight reels for a long time. It all started with one out in the bottom of the first inning, the Tigers' Ian Kinsler on first and a 3-2 count to Miguel Cabrera. Kinsler broke for second on the full-count pitch, and Angels catcher Hank Conger...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
April 20, 2014  |  Discuss
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