Los Angeles Times "EY MOMENT: After appearing to be mystified by left-hander Drew Smyly in the first five innings, the Angels broke through in the sixth. Kole Calhoun doubled to score the tying run and Efren Navarro, playing after Josh Hamilton left with an injury, grounded a two-out single up the middle to put the..." July 26
L.A. Daily News "The Angels had gone 21-5 prior to a three-game series with the Baltimore Orioles that began Monday. The confidence level of the team was sky high. But the Orioles took the first two games of the series. No problem. The Angels — after seven innings of frustration — scored two runs in the bottom..." July 24
CSN Baltimore "Miguel Gonzalez allowed just two runs on three hits in 7 2/3 inning and Jonathan Schoop had a two-run home run as the Orioles beat the Los Angeles Angels 4-2 on Tuesday night. It was their second straight win over the Angels. Gonzalez (5-5) had been sent to Norfolk during the All-Star break so..." July 23
The Wall Street Journal "As Major League Baseball commissioner Bud Selig approaches the end of his final season on the job, the task of choosing his successor remains far from finished. But there is a growing sense of inevitability among baseball officials that the job will end up going to Selig's right-hand man. Rob..." July 23
Baltimore Sun "When Orioles closer Zach Britton took a comebacker off the inside of his right elbow in the ninth inning of Monday's 4-2 win over the Angels, he made sure he got the out before giving in to the pain. Facing the first batter of the inning – pinch hitter Erick Aybar – Britton attempted to field a..." July 22
ESPN Los Angeles "The Los Angeles Angels won't limit Garrett Richards' workload down the stretch this season, especially with the Oakland Athletics squarely in their sights. Richards has emerged as Los Angeles' top pitcher this season but is on pace to eclipse 200 innings, well over his previous career..." July 22
#Angels have signed veteran C John Buck to a minor lg deal and assigned him to AAA. DFA'd by Mariners earlier this season.
Seattle Times "Not many runs were expected. Not many runs were scored. With All-Star starting pitcher Felix Hernandez and snubbed All-Star Garrett Richards matching up Saturday night, hitters for both the Mariners and Angels were in for a long and frustrating night. Both pitchers delivered, allowing just a..." July 20
L.A. Daily News "The Angels on Friday entered their first action since the all-star break having won five consecutive games, 10 of 11 and 12 of 14. Often a manager doesn’t want a rest during such a run. But Angels skipper Mike Scioscia said the four days off were welcome. “It’s a good thing,” Scioscia said..." July 19
SB Nation "The Los Angeles Angels have acquired Huston Street from the San Diego Padres, both teams announced on Friday night. The Padres will receive prospects Taylor Lindsey, Jose Rondon, R.J. Alvarez and an Elliot Morris in exchange for Street and minor league pitcher Trevor Gott. The deal is likely to be..." July 19
#Angels have reached agreement with first-round pick Sean Newcomb, a LHP from Univ. of Hartford, on a signing bonus of $2,518,400.
According to sources the Padres and Angels are close to finalizing a deal that will send Huston Street to the Halos #ESPN
Sporting News "Don't expect the red-hot Angels to make a play for Rays ace David Price. Los Angeles has one of the worst farm systems in baseball, so the team lacks the blue chip minor league prospects it would take to land the 2012 AL Cy Young winner. And GM Jerry Dipoto has no intention of trading away..." July 17
MLB.com "The 2014 All-Star Game at Target Field was always going to be about Derek Jeter. Jeter has been the face of baseball for nearly two decades, winning five World Series titles and being named an All-Star 14 times in a career that is set to end with his retirement after the season. So it was..." July 16
CBSSports.com "Angels outfielder Mike Trout was named the Most Valuable Player of the 2014 All-Star Game on Tuesday night. The American League won the game 5-3. Trout went 2 for 3 with a double, a triple, a run scored and two runs driven in on the night. He tripled in a run in the first inning and later came..." July 16
ESPN.com "As the recent death of Tony Gwynn to salivary gland cancer continues to resonate in baseball circles, commissioner Bud Selig and Players Association executive director Tony Clark both want MLB to make strides toward reducing and ultimately eliminating the use of smokeless tobacco in the game. But..." July 15
AL All-Star lineup Jeter SS Trout LF Cano 2B Cabrera 1B Bautista RF Cruz DH Jones CF Donaldson 3B Perez C Hernandez P
NL All-Star lineup: McCutchen CF Puig RF Tulowitzki SS Goldschmidt 1B Stanton DH A. Ramirez 3B Utley 2B Lucroy C Gomez LF Wainwright P
Fox Sports "Three of the top five teams in the American League are in the AL West -- and the intensity of their competition is increasing off the field, too. The Oakland Athletics stunned the baseball world on July 4 by acquiring right-handers Jeff Samardzija and Jason Hammel, two of the best starting..." July 14
Orange County Register "Collin Cowgill has a broken nose and right thumb after he was hit in the face by a pitch while trying to bunt on Saturday night. Cowgill is expected to undergo surgery for the broken nose and be out four to five weeks, manager Mike Scioscia said Sunday morning. Cowgill was squared around to..." July 13
#Angels trade Nick Maronde to the Indians for cash considerations. Maronde had been DFA'd this week.
L.A. Daily News "Angels ace Jered Weaver noticed that there was no signal to the bullpen when manager Mike Scioscia was walking toward him in the seventh inning. “Usually, he kind of makes the call about halfway out to the mound, and didn’t do it this time, and I felt like he wanted to see how I was feeling,”..." July 13
L.A. Daily News "Pitching with a chip on his shoulder, Garrett Richards succeeded Friday in displaying what the American League All-Star team will be missing next Tuesday in Minneapolis. The right-hander allowed five hits over seven innings to extend his personal winning streak to seven decisions as the Angels..." July 12
L.A. Daily News "Kole Calhoun got the Angels off to a fast start with a leadoff triple and scored after an errant relay throw bounced into the seats. All-Star center fielder Mike Trout and the rest of the Angels quickly followed his lead in a 15-6 rout over the free-falling Texas Rangers on Thursday..." July 11
L.A. Daily News "Albert Pujols’ 512th career home run was a clunky one. Over Colby Rasmus’ glove, off the top of the center-field fence, over the wall. Clunk, clunk. It was also a godsend. The Angels and Toronto Blue Jays had been throwing the ball around haphazardly in a game that ultimately lasted 3..." July 10
CBSSports.com "Angels shortstop Erick Aybar as been named to the AL All-Star Team has an injury replacement for Royals left fielder Alex Gordon, MLB announced. Gordon is dealing with a wrist issue. Aybar, 30, is heading to the Midsummer Classic for the first time in his nine-year career. He is hitting..." July 10
Rotoworld "Wilson was knocked around for six runs (three earned) in 3 2/3 innings Wednesday against the Blue Jays and has a 10.26 ERA over his last four starts, so an injury would explain the struggles. The Angels aren't expected to need their fifth starter again until July 22, so Wilson might only have to..." July 10
Toronto Sun "When you’re stuck in a rut as deep as the one that has consumed the Blue Jays on this west coast trip, breaking free of the inertia of losing can be like flailing in quick sand. The harder you try to get free, the deeper you sink. Tuesday night caught in the throes of a five-game losing streak,..." July 09
Hardball Talk "Angels right-hander Jered Weaver was forced to leave tonight’s start against the Blue Jays due to lower back tightness. Weaver tossed two perfect innings before exiting. He tweaked something on his warm-up pitches before the third inning and was replaced by Matt Shoemaker. It sounds like..." July 08
L.A. Daily News "The Angels on Sunday learned only one of their players is guaranteed a spot on the American League roster for the upcoming all-star game — outfielder Mike Trout — and pitcher Garrett Richards and shortstop Erick Aybar were snubbed. Richards still has a chance, since he is one of the players..." July 08
Orange County Register "The Angels can’t lose at Angel Stadium, or so it seems. Baseball’s hottest team secured its 10th consecutive home victory Sunday and a four-game sweep of the Houston Astros, 6-1, behind another dominant start from right-hander Garrett Richards and a few timely hits. “It was all about..." July 07
#Angels 3B David Freese (left shin bruise) is available to PH again tonight. Scioscia said he should return to field in next few days.
L.A. Daily News "Friday it was Mike Trout who hit a game-winning home run for the Angels. Saturday it was Albert Pujols who began an offensive onslaught of epic proportions with a two-run home run during an eight-run seventh inning that gave the Angels the lead on their way to an 11-5 victory over the Houston..." July 06
Today the club selected Michael Roth to the M.L. roster, designated Rich Hill for assignment and optioned Cory Rasmus to Triple-A.
Dbacks get a few prospects, 1 ranked high, from angels for rhp thatcher and OF campana. Done deal. @Ken_Rosenthal 1st
Dbacks got prospects zach borenstein and joey kreihbel in trade with laa
Los Angeles Times "Three left-handed pitchers in a row might have been an issue for the Angels last season. They were 18-26 against left-handers, and their .258 batting average against them was ninth in the American League in 2013. So far, 2014 is a different story. After going 1-1 against two left-handers on..." July 05
L.A. Daily News "With 83 games under their belts, the Angels took a 47-36 record into their series-opener with the Houston Astros on Thursday night. They were 11 games over .500 and 3 1/2 games behind Oakland in the AL West. Not too shabby, manager Mike Scioscia said before first pitch. “Well, I think we’re..." July 04
MLB.com "Early Saturday, Ernesto Frieri was en route from Kansas City to Pittsburgh, where he had just been dealt by the Angels. His itinerary called for a layover in Chicago's O'Hare Airport, and he felt dingy. "I'm waiting for my next flight, so I just went to a bathroom to wash my face. First thing,..." July 03
Los Angeles Times "EY MOMENT: Trailing, 3-0, in the fifth, Chris Iannetta walked, and Collin Cowgill bunted for a single, the first hit off White Sox starter Hector Noesi. Mike Trout lofted a fly ball that barely cleared the wall near the left-field foul pole for a three-run homer, his 19th of the season, and a 3-3..." July 02
Los Angeles Times "The Angels were four batters into a doubleheader against the Chicago White Sox on Tuesday when Garrett Richards put them in a three-run hole by walking two and giving up a three-run home run to Jose Abreu. The Richards of 2012 or 2013 may have collapsed. Heck, the Richards of this last May 30..." July 02
#Angels have acquired LHP Rich Hill from Boston & selected his contract to Major League roster. Michael Kohn has been optioned to Salt Lake.
Hardball Talk "In addition to pitching poorly enough to justify being released, Pineiro has been handed a 50-game suspension from MLB for “a prohibited stimulant.” Pretty safe to say his career is over. ========== Joel Pineiro’s latest comeback attempt is over, as Chris Cotillo of MLB Daily Dish reports..." July 01
Los Angeles Times "EY MOMENT: The Angels nursed a 2-0 lead through a four-hour rain delay, but David Freese gave them two more runs in the sixth inning. He had three hits — tying his high with the Angels — and drove in three runs. His batting average rose to a season-high .238. Freese is batting .175 when he bats in..." June 29
ESPN.com "Mike Trout belted a 489-foot solo shot to center field in the first inning of the Los Angeles Angels' 8-6 loss to the Kansas City Royals on Friday night, the longest home run by an American League player since ESPN began tracking them in 2006. The booming homer off Jason Vargas and into the..." June 28
Scioscia: Skaggs should return to #angels rotation next turn, despite poor rehab start last night.