October 18, 1986
Angel first baseman Wally Joyner is expected to be released from St. Joseph's Hospital in Orange sometime this weekend, Angel spokesman Tim Mead said Friday. Joyner has been hospitalized since last Saturday with an infection in his right shin, which forced him to miss the last four games of the American League championship series.
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.
January 11, 2013 |
The Angels have hired Mark Langston as their new radio analyst, replacing Jose Mota. Langston, who pitched eight of his 16 major league seasons for the Angels, will join Terry Smith in the radio booth. Victor Rojas and Mark Gubicza remain the television broadcast team. Mota will become an analyst on the Angels' Spanish-language television broadcasts. Angels spokesman Tim Mead, who confirmed the changes, said Fox Sports plans to increase its Spanish-language Angels broadcasts from 50 last year to about 75 this year.
September 4, 2003 |
Rex Hudler, the Angels' exuberant television analyst, was arrested Sunday at the Kansas City, Mo., airport and charged with possession of marijuana and drug paraphernalia, the club confirmed Wednesday. Hudler was flying back to Southern California on a commercial flight, departing after the Angels' game earlier in the day against the Kansas City Royals. He did not accompany the team to Minneapolis for a three-game trip that ended there Wednesday because none of those games were televised.
November 25, 2009 |
Steve Physioc and Rex Hudler won't be broadcasting Angels games anymore. Physioc and Hudler have been told jointly by FS West and the Angels that they will not be part of the Angels' on-air team next season. A statement by Fox and the Angels said that Rory Markas and Mark Gubicza will be the television voices for the team on FS West and KCOP next season, and Terry Smith and Jose Mota will do the radio on KLAA AM 830. Physioc, 54, who has called baseball for 25 years for the San Diego Padres, San Francisco Giants, Cincinnati Reds and ESPN, said the news was "a total shock.
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.