June 15, 1987 |
An Angel spokesman said Sunday that the team has banned alcoholic beverages from the clubhouse and all team flights because of recent court rulings that, in the club's interpretation, make the provider of such beverages liable for accidents or injuries inflicted by the person provided with the alcohol.
January 30, 1996 |
The Angels signed right-handed starter Shawn Boskie to a minor-league contract Monday and invited him to spring training. Boskie, who signed a free-agent minor-league contract last year, was 7-7 with a 5.64 earned-run average in 20 starts. He was 6-2 with a 4.81 ERA after 13 starts when he was placed on the disabled list with an inflamed right elbow on July 17. He did not pitch again until Sept. 1. "Shawn did a lot of good things for 2 1/2 months," said Tim Mead, Angel assistant general manager.
February 8, 2005 |
The Angels are close to completing a television schedule in which a total of 140 games would air on Fox Sports Net West, Channel 9 and Channel 56. FSNW announced a 50-game broadcast schedule Monday. Channel 9 also has agreed to carry 50 games, including one exhibition. The Angels are expected to arrange for 40 more games to air on Channel 56. In addition, 10 games are scheduled for national broadcasts on ESPN or Channel 11.
October 9, 1998 |
The Walt Disney Co. plans to complete its purchase of the Angels well in advance of a March 30 deadline. The company bought a 25% interest in the franchise from Gene and Jackie Autry in 1996, with the option of buying the remaining interest after Gene Autry's death. Autry died last Friday, leaving Disney an option period of 180 days, Anaheim Sports spokesman Tim Mead confirmed Thursday. Major league owners approved Disney in 1996, and no further vote is required, Mead said.
August 4, 1990 |
Four members of Angel pitcher Bert Blyleven's family remained hospitalized in Orange Friday with injuries resulting from a single-vehicle accident. Authorities said Blyleven's wife, Patricia, 37, was driving three of the couple's children on a southern Sierra Nevada highway when their truck flipped over Thursday afternoon. The family was heading home from Reno, Nev., where they watched the eldest son, Todd, pitch in an amateur game.
April 1, 2012 |
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November 22, 2001 |
Disney officials refused to comment on whether Mighty Duck General Manager Pierre Gauthier's job is on the line this season. "Whether the story is positive or negative, as a matter of policy, we do not respond to innuendo or rumors by unnamed sources," Anaheim Sports Inc. spokesman Tim Mead said. Disney officials are concerned about the Ducks' performance under Gauthier the past two seasons and about a lack of communication, internally and externally, a hockey source said.
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December 23, 2000 |
The "Big A" scoreboard and the "Little A" message board at Edison International Field will be turned off through the holidays, Anaheim Angels officials said Friday. "We recognize our role as a community leader and feel it's appropriate during the current energy crisis to take whatever measures possible to reduce the strain on available resources," said Tim Mead, the Angels' vice president of communications, in a written statement.
December 13, 1996 |
The Angels are negotiating with free-agent designated hitter Eddie Murray in hopes of luring him to Anaheim to bolster their offense next season. The Baltimore Orioles say they have no plans to re-sign Murray, 40. "We have a few options, but he's one of a few people on the list," said Tim Mead, Angel assistant general manager. "There are a handful of people we're talking to." The Angels are searching for a first baseman and a designated hitter after trading Gold Glove first baseman J.T.
January 27, 1995 |
The Angels, continuing to mine the independent Northern League for players, signed former Chicago Cub and St. Louis Cardinal first baseman Leon Durham to a minor league contract Thursday. Tim Mead, assistant general manager, said Durham would not be used as a replacement player should baseball's labor dispute carry into the season. "He's been very explicit that he's not going to cross (a picket line)," Mead said.