Los Angeles Angels

Los Angeles Angels' Mike Trout runs as he watches his solo home run during the seventh inning of a baseball game against the Miami Marlins, Aug. 27, 2014, in Anaheim, Calif. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

Angels try again to build a title team around Mike Trout

The Los Angeles Angels had the majors’ best record last year, and they return this season with baseball’s best player at the center of largely the same roster. Yet the Angels accomplished none of their […]

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Albert Pujols

Pujols homers, Trout triples but Rangers beat Angels 15-8

Albert Pujols homered and Mike Trout hit an RBI triple, but the Texas Rangers tagged Los Angeles Angels closer Huston Street for six runs Tuesday in a 15-8 victory. Trout, last year’s AL MVP, leads […]


Matt Shoemaker

Shoemaker combines on 2-hitter, leads Angels over Mariners 5-0

Matt Shoemaker combined with three relievers on a two-hitter, and the Los Angeles Angels beat the Seattle Mariners 5-0 Monday. Shoemaker retired his first 13 batters before Mike Zunino’s fifth-inning double. Logan Morrison singled Zunino […]


Taylor Featherston

Weaver dominant again for Angels in win

Jered Weaver allowed only a homer to Robinson Chirinos in five stellar innings, and the Los Angeles Angels beat the Texas Rangers 5-3 Monday. Weaver struck out five and did not walk a batter. The […]


Josh Hamilton

Rumors swirl about Josh Hamilton, but what does an expert say?

Ellis Valentine, a former MLB right-fielder who was credited as having one of the all-time great throwing arms, played baseball and football at Crenshaw High School in Los Angeles and toward the end of his […]


Kansas City Royals' Billy Butler (16) beats the tag by Los Angeles Angels shortstop Erick Aybar to steal second during the third inning of Game 3 of baseball's AL Division Series Sunday, Oct. 5, 2014, in Kansas City, Mo. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)

Angels lose 8-3 to Royals, get swept out of ALDS

The Los Angeles Angels scored the most runs in baseball this season and, boosted by a high-priced lineup of free-swing power hitters, posted the best record in the majors. None of that mattered when they […]


Kansas City Royals' Eric Hosmer, center, celebrates his two-run home run with Salvador Perez, left, in the 11th inning against the Los Angeles Angels in Game 2 of baseball's AL Division Series, in Anaheim, Calif., Friday, Oct. 3, 2014. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull)

Run-run-run Royals could knock out mighty Angels

The Kansas City Royals, that scrappy run-run-run team quickly endearing itself to baseball purists, is proving small ball works on the game’s biggest stage. After a wild win over Oakland in its first playoff game […]


Los Angeles Angels' Kole Calhoun watches his base hit against the Kansas City Royals during the 10th inning of Game 1 of baseball's AL Division Series in Anaheim, Calif., Thursday, Oct. 2, 2014. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

Angels’ bats weak in 3-2 loss to Royals in ALDS

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Mike Trout couldn’t get a hit in his playoff debut for the Los Angeles Angels, even with two extra innings to do it. Albert Pujols, Josh Hamilton, Howie Kendrick and Erick […]


Los Angeles Angels' Mike Trout hits a home run in the sixth inning of a baseball game against the Seattle Mariners, Friday, Sept. 26, 2014, in Seattle. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)

Trout makes playoff debut when Angels host Royals

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Mike Trout asked Albert Pujols for advice on his playoff debut before the Los Angeles Angels stepped into the October spotlight, and the veteran slugger with two World Series rings had […]


Bert McMenamim paints a postseason logo on the field before batting practice in Anaheim, Calif., Wednesday, Oct. 1, 2014. The Los Angeles Angels play Game 1 of the best-of-five AL division series against the Kansas City Royals on Thursday. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson)

A capsule look at Royals-Angels playoff series

A look at the best-of-five American League Division Series between the Kansas City Royals and Los Angeles Angels: Big Picture: Royals: After ending a 29-year postseason drought, the Royals continued their winning ways in the […]