August 28, 2010 |
Monday through Wednesday: at Seattle Friday through Sunday: at Oakland When the calendar flips from August to September, the Angels are usually beginning to think about their postseason rotation. Not this year. But that doesn't mean they don't have anything to play for in the final month of the season. The Angels need a strong September to avoid their first losing season since 2003. And more than a few players need strong finishes if they hope to be back next season — only nine Angels are signed for 2011.
March 17, 2014 |
TEMPE, Ariz. - Raul Ibanez is 41. He has not started a major league game at first base since he was 32. The Angels will start him at first base in Monday's Cactus League game against the San Francisco Giants. If Ibanez can handle the position, that would give Manager Mike Scioscia the option to use Albert Pujols as a designated hitter on occasion without affecting the everyday lineup. "That's the goal, to have options on the offensive side to be strong every day," Scioscia said.
May 21, 2011
ANGELS (Class; City; W-L ; Comment) AAA; Salt Lake; 20-22; OF Tyson Auer fifth in the league with 13 stolen bases. AA; Arkansas; 17-19; Reliever Ryan Brasier hasn't given up an earned run since April 15. A; Inland Empire, 16-26; 66ers winless on the road in May. A; Cedar Rapids; 21-20; No regular batting better than .270. R; Orem; 0-0; Season begins June 20.
April 11, 2011
City of Lights, City of Angels Where: Directors Guild of America Theater, 7920 Sunset Blvd., Los Angeles When: Monday to April 18 Price: General admission, $10 Contact: http://www.colcoa.org
June 16, 2011
Angels starters as hitters (career stats): Player; Avg.; RBI; BB; K; OB%; Slg% Jered Weaver; .136; 1; 1; 7; .174; .136 Dan Haren; .226; 26; 8; 62; .249; .331 Ervin Santana; .133; 3; 0; 14; .133; .200 Joel Pineiro; .105; 10; 11; 93; .162; .142 Note: Pineiro has 20 sacrifice bunts, Haren has 18 and Weaver and Santana have none. Angels pitchers as hitters in interleague play since it began in 1997: 144 games .120 average (33-274)
March 22, 2013 |
TEMPE, Ariz. - Bill Hall, a leading candidate for a utility spot until he was sidelined by the first of two leg injuries on Feb. 27, was released by the Angels on Friday, though it's possible he could sign another minor league deal to remain in the organization. The Angels faced a Tuesday deadline to either add Hall to the 40-man roster - virtually assuring him a spot on the big-league club - or pay him a $100,000 bonus to remain in the organization. By releasing him before Tuesday, the Angels won't have to pay Hall the $100,000 bonus.
April 2, 2014 |
KEY MOMENT: The Angels put the first two runners on base in the first inning when Kole Calhoun doubled to right field and Mike Trout walked. But Albert Pujols grounded into a double play and David Freese lined out to center field, killing the rally and setting the tone for a frustrating evening. The Angels scored twice in the ninth on Trout's run-scoring triple and Freese's sacrifice fly. AT THE PLATE: Justin Smoak capped a superb series with a ninth-inning home run, giving the Seattle first baseman six hits, including two home runs, and seven runs batted in. Corey Hart also singled and homered, and Brad Miller, Robinson Cano and Stefen Romero each had two hits and an RBI for the Mariners.