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September 7, 2009 | MIKE DiGIOVANNA, ON THE ANGELS
The Angels broke out of a four-game offensive slump today with a 7-2 victory over the Kansas City Royals in Kauffman Stadium, increasing their American League West lead over Texas to 5 1/2 games. Erick Aybar tied a club record with two triples, and Bobby Abreu had a big two-run double to back the pitching of Joe Saunders, who allowed two runs and 10 hits in 5 1/3 innings to win his third straight game since coming off the disabled list Aug. 26. The Angels scored all of five runs in their previous four games, though two came against Cy Young Award contenders, Kansas City's Zack Greinke and Seattle's Felix Hernandez.
June 6, 2010
Monday through Thursday: at Oakland Athletics Friday through Sunday: at Dodgers The Moneyball era is dead, and the A's are imitating the San Diego Padres, trying to mount an unlikely playoff run with virtually no offense and a deep but unheralded pitching staff. The depth is evaporating, and even the healthy arms are struggling to succeed. Dallas Braden has not won in five starts since his perfect game, though the A's have scored a total of eight runs in those five games.
February 15, 2013 | By Bill Shaikin
The Angels have launched their own ticket resale program, hoping to help season-seat holders save a few bucks while reducing the number of cut-rate tickets available on third-party websites. The Angels and New York Yankees are the only two of the 30 teams to opt out of an agreement between Major League Baseball and Stub Hub. The Angels had grown frustrated as fans realized they often could buy a cheaper ticket from Stub Hub than from the team itself. "What we're trying to accomplish is to build pricing integrity back into the secondary marketplace," said Robert Alvarado, the Angels' vice president of marketing and ticket sales.
March 28, 2014 | By Bill Shaikin
Albert Pujols made his major league debut at 22. Jered Weaver made his minor league debut at 22. Mike Trout just made $145 million at 22, and he set himself up to become the richest athlete in North American sports history. The best player in baseball has decided to stay with the Angels through 2020. Trout agreed with the team Friday on a six-year contract extension, and owner Arte Moreno will formally announce the deal at a public ceremony Saturday at Angel Stadium. Trout's family flew here from the East Coast on Friday.
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:
March 12, 2013
Angels 0, Cleveland 0 AT THE PLATE: The Angels got only six hits and catcher Chris Iannetta was the only player to get more than one, going two for three to raise his average to .409. Kole Calhoun struck out three times in four at-bats. ON THE MOUND: Jered Weaver and Jerome Williams were sharp, with Weaver holding Cleveland to three hits and striking out six over the first four innings before Williams came on to give up five hits over the final five innings, striking out six batters.
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