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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.
November 10, 2012 | By Mary McNamara, Los Angeles Times Senior Culture Editor
Queen Elizabeth called 1992 her annus horribilis . Bill Clinton defeated President George H.W. Bush and ended the Reagan era. Pope John Paul II lifted the Edict of Inquisition against Galileo, and the Toronto Blue Jays became the first non-American team to win the World Series. In April, a Simi Valley jury found four LAPD officers not guilty in the beating of Rodney King and Los Angeles exploded. In August, Pat Buchanan rocked the Republican convention with his infamous "God's country" speech ("better in the original German," observed columnist Molly Ivins)
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.
July 4, 2010
Monday through Thursday: at Chicago White Sox Friday through Sunday: at Oakland Athletics The Chicago White Sox vaulted back into contention by putting up the best record in interleague play. They went 15-3 against the Marlins, Atlanta Braves, Chicago Cubs, Pittsburgh Pirates and Washington Nationals, making up eight games in the standings within 18 days. The Sox then returned to the American League portion of their schedule and promptly lost two of three to the Kansas City Royals.
April 2, 2014 | By Mike DiGiovanna
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.
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 1, 2014 | By Bill Shaikin
PEORIA, Ariz. -- The first at-bat went well for the Angels. Robinson Cano, the Seattle Mariners' $240-million man, could haunt the Angels this season. On Saturday, facing the Angels for the first time in a Seattle uniform, Cano struck out against C.J. Wilson. The next two at-bats did not go as well for the Angels, and neither did the game. Cano singled in two other at-bats, driving in one run and scoring another, in the Mariners' 5-3 victory over the Angels. The game was called in the bottom of the seventh inning because of rain -- lots of it. In a game in which the Angels' lineup included one regular -- outfielder Kole Calhoun -- the Angels got two of their seven hits from utility infielder Grant Green.
November 6, 2013 | By Bill Shaikin
With one Eckstein in the house, could another follow? The Angels are expected to add Rick Eckstein to their coaching staff. Eckstein, the former hitting coach of the Washington Nationals, is the older brother of David Eckstein, the shortstop on the Angels' 2002 World Series championship team. David Eckstein, 38, served as a guest instructor for the Angels during spring training last year. He is expected to be more involved with the team next year, although not in any kind of full-time coaching capacity.
March 22, 2013 | By Mike DiGiovanna
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.
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