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Angels' Matt Shoemaker dominates Boston Red Sox in 2-0 win

KEY MOMENT: Seven outs away from a no-hitter, Angels pitcher Matt Shoemaker hung a 2-and-2 split-fingered fastball to Will Middlebrooks, who lined a double to left for Boston’s only hit. “It was supposed be down, but it was belt-high, middle-in,” Shoemaker said. “He roped it down the line. Definitely an unfortunate pitch given the circumstances.” AT THE PLATE: Kole Calhoun...
Via Pro Sports Daily
3 hours ago  |  Discuss

Shoemaker’s fantastic outing helps the Angels sweep Boston

After finding out that they have lost their ace, Garrett Richards, for the rest of the season, the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim rallied behind him to try and sweep the four-game series against the Boston Red Sox.Matt Shoemaker and Rubby De La Rosa were the starters.Josh Hamilton hit a RBI double to left field, scoring Kole Calhoun from second base, and giving the Halos a 1-0 lead...
Via In The Neutral Zone
12 hours ago  |  Discuss

Halo Headlines: Kole Calhoun an extension candidate, has Mike Trout gotten slower?

The August 21st, 2014 edition of daily news for the Los Angeles Angels including Kole Calhoun an extension candidate, has Mike Trout gotten slower and much more… The Story: Extension candidate: Kole Calhoun. The Monkey Says: I say nay, unless Calhoun gives them massive savings. He’s under team control through his prime, so there is no need to try and lock him up beyond that...
Via Monkey with a Halo
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Iannetta’s double in ninth lifts Angels over Red Sox

With two outs in the bottom of the ninth inning, Huston Street struck out Angel Killer™ Mike Napoli with the tying run on 2B and the winning run on 1B. He earned the Save of a 4-3 Angels victory, but the real save came in the bottom of the second inning when Kole Calhoun lept up over the short Fenway Park bullpen wall in deep, deep Right Field and pulled back what would have been...
Via Pro Sports Daily
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Kole Calhoun robs Brock Holt of home run with towering catch at wall (VIDEO)

Kole Calhoun — the Angels outfielder with a rodeo wrangler's name — corralled a long fly ball to rob Brock Holt of a three-run homer with a ridiculous catch Tuesday night at Fenway Park.Calhoun timed his second-inning catch perfectly before leaping over the right field wall bailing out Jared Weaver — who looked ready to be stampeded by the Red Sox doggies..@KoleCalhoun...
Via The Other Paper
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Official Video: Angels RF Kole Calhoun went over Fenway's wall for this COTY candidate

Angels right fielder Kole Calhoun leaps against the wall in right field to take a three-run home run away from the Sox' Brock Holt.Your browser does not support iframes.LAA 4, BOS 3Follow us on Twitter for exclusive stories, Subscribe by Email, or Return Home
Via Bob's Blitz
2 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Kole Calhoun makes great HR-robbing catch

Angels right fielder Kole Calhoun is having a breakout season. Entering Wednesday’s game he is hitting a robust.294.   Arguably one of the American League’s top leadoff hitters, he is also having a stellar season in the field. Check out the video of Calhoun robbing Red Sox third baseman Brock Holt of a three-run homerun. (Via MLB.com) Your browser does not support iframes. ...
Via Reading Between The Seams
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Angels win on ninth-inning double, but jaw-dropping catch steals show

  Kole Calhoun leaped at the low right-field fence to take a three-run homer away from Brock Holt in the second inning. "Game-changer," Angels teammate Chris Iannetta said. "It was awesome." Seven innings later, Iannetta delivered the tiebreaker with an RBI double that sent Los Angeles over the Boston Red Sox 4-3 on Tuesday night. Brennan Boesch had a ground...
Via AP on Fox
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Kole Calhoun Robs Brock Holt Of Home Run With Incredible Catch (Video)

Brock Holt has been robbing major league hitters all season. He received a taste of his own medicine Tuesday. Holt tattooed a fly ball back toward the right field wall in the second inning of the Boston Red Sox’s game against the Los Angeles Angels at Fenway Park. The deep drive looked destined to land in the Angels’ bullpen, but Kole Calhoun had other plans. Calhoun raced back...
Via NESN.com
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Fantasy Baseball Studs and Duds for Week 19 in 2014

Studs: Corey Dickerson, COL Last week: 10-24 (.417), 2 HR, and 8 RBI The Rockies may be 20 games out of the division lead, but don’t tell that to Dickerson. He has now amassed a 12-game hitting streak, with multiple hits in half of them. He’s also taking full advantage of Coors Field. At home, Dickerson is batting .371 (59-159) as opposed to .279 (43-154) on the road. Kole Calhoun...
Via Fox Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Boxscore Breakdown #123: On top of the world – Angels 4, Red Sox 2

Finally, the Angels have the AL West and the best record in baseball all to themselves. All their hard work and dedication (and A’s going into a timely slump) have finally paid off! So why doesn’t it feel good? Maybe it was the manner in which the Angels “surged” into first place. This game was a perfect example of how they’ve actually been playing lately. The offense has...
Via Monkey with a Halo
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Angels win the first game in Boston; take sole possession of first place

Following a 2-1 series win over the Texas Rangers, the (tied for first place) Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim began a four-game series with the Boston Red Sox at Fenway Park.After two score-less innings, the Halos would strike first in the top of the third inning. Mike Trout doubled to center field scoring Kole Calhoun, followed by a RBI single from Albert Pujols scoring Trout.Boston...
Via In The Neutral Zone
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Angels Players Power Rankings – Week 21

RANKPLAYERCHANGECOMMENTS 1-- 0 Last Week: 1Mike Trout - If Trout has another 1-for-19 week with 7 Ks, is Scioscia going to tell us he isn't the same player either? 2-- 0 Last Week: 2Garrett Richards - I don't know who even suggested the idea of Richards starting on short rest in Oakland, but that person should probably shut up. 3-- 0 Last Week: 3Albert Pujols ...
Via Monkey with a Halo
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Week ahead for Angels: Four at Fenway before huge series vs. A's

The week ahead When the Red Sox came to town earlier this month, it was not pretty for the Angels, at all. Boston took took of three and the lone game the Angels won in the series was on the strength of a 19th inning walk-off home run. The Angels will head to Boston for four beginning Monday and hope to fare better at Fenway than they did at Angel Stadium. Following the visit to...
Via Fox Sports West
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Boxscore Breakdown #122: Detour – Rangers 3, Angels 2

Welp, Huston Street was bound to blow a save sooner or later. He had been nearly infallible since the trade, but in this one, the Street… was closed. Scioscia probably should’ve gone with… a detour. This is probably a good time to mention that this post is being written while I watch CSI: Miami re-runs. Run Expectancy Rundown Kole Calhoun finally has a down game and look...
Via Monkey with a Halo
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Boxscore Breakdown #121: Lather, rinse, repeat – Angels 5, Rangers 4

Same night, almost the exact same story. The Angels jump out early, the bullpen nearly blows it, only they manage not to. Kole Calhoun leads the offense while Josh Hamilton drags it down. Lather, rinse, repeat. Run Expectancy Rundown Calhoun didn’t supply the power in this one, but he did knock in a few runs and lead in RE24 again. Instead it was Albert Pujols and Howie Kendrick...
Via Monkey with a Halo
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Miss Texas’ First Pitch At Rangers Game Just Missed The Plate (Video)

When Monique Evans stepped onto the field Friday night to throw out the ceremonial first pitch before the Texas Rangers-Los Angeles Angels game, it could have gone one of two ways. Evans, this year’s reigning “Miss Texas,” could have channeled her inner Chrissy Teigen and fired a strike to home plate, or she could have pulled a 50 Cent and missed the plate by about a mile....
Via NESN.com
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Boxscore Breakdown #120: Kole to the rescue – Angels 5, Rangers 4

Got a problem with a flagging offense? Don’t worry! Kole Calhoun is here to save the day. He can do no wrong! Three run-homer? He can do that! Double to set-up a sac fly? He can do that! Fake getting hit by a pitch? He can do that! Ground into a double play but still drive in a run? He can do that! Run Expectancy Rundown Like I just said, Kole Calhoun did a bit of everything....
Via Monkey with a Halo
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Kole Calhoun's big night leads Angels past Rangers

ARLINGTON, Texas -- Kole Calhoun had a tiebreaking, three-run homer among his three hits and Garrett Richards worked into the eighth inning for his 13th victory as the Los Angeles Angels held on to beat the Texas Rangers 5-4 on Friday night. Richards (13-4), who struck out seven without a walk in 7 1-3 innings, has won all four of his starts this season against Texas. The right-hander...
Via AP on Fox
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Calhoun’s bat, Richards’ arm combine for an Angels win over Texas

Following a two-game series sweep over the Phillies, the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim began a three-game series against the Texas Rangers in Arlington.Garrett Richards and Nick Martinez were the starters.In the bottom of the first, the Rangers took a 1-0 lead courtesy of a RBI single from Adrian Beltre, scoring Shin-Soo Choo.The Halos would tie the ballgame at one in the bottom...
Via In The Neutral Zone
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Kole Calhoun's big night leads Angels past Rangers

ARLINGTON, Texas -- Kole Calhoun had a tiebreaking, three-run homer among his three hits and Garrett Richards worked into the eighth inning for his 13th victory as the Los Angeles Angels held on to beat the Texas Rangers 5-4 on Friday night. Richards (13-4), who struck out seven without a walk in 7 1-3 innings, has won all four of his starts this season against Texas. The right-hander...
Via Fox Sports West
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Richards gets 13th win for Angels, 5-4 at Texas

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) Kole Calhoun had a tiebreaking, three-run homer among his three hits and Garrett Richards worked into the eighth inning for his 13th victory as the Los Angeles Angels held on to beat the Texas Rangers 5-4 on Friday night. Richards (13-4), who struck out seven without a walk in 7 1-3 innings, has won all four of his starts this season against Texas. The right...
Via AP on Fox
6 days ago  |  Discuss

The best defensive plays for the week ending August 12th

We’ve got another week of great defense in the books, and some of these guys really shined and thrived this week as the pennant races began to heat up. August 6th, Dodgers vs Angels – Kole Calhoun flashes leather. How’s this for a catch? Calhoun was nearly parallel to the ground when he made this grab. August 8th, Cardinals vs Orioles – staying with it. This is why you...
Via Bloguin Best
9 days ago  |  Discuss

The best defensive plays for the week ending August 12th

We’ve got another week of great defense in the books, and some of these guys really shined and thrived this week as the pennant races began to heat up. August 6th, Dodgers vs Angels – Kole Calhoun flashes leather. How’s this for a catch? Calhoun was nearly parallel to the ground when he made this grab. August 8th, Cardinals vs Orioles – staying with it. This is why you...
Via The Outside Corner
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Phillies fall 7-2 after Angels' big rally in 6th

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) Pitching in a familiar stadium near his year-round home, Jerome Williams got off to a solid start with the Philadelphia Phillies. Those good feelings evaporated right after he left the mound and his bullpen got pounded by the Los Angeles Angels. Kole Calhoun homered and had an RBI single during a seven-run sixth inning, and the Angels' struggling offense...
Via AP on Fox
9 days ago  |  Discuss
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