Los Angeles Angels

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 […]


Seattle Mariners' Logan Morrison, right, gestures after hitting a three-run home run as Los Angeles Angels catcher Hank Conger looks on during the ninth inning of a baseball game, Thursday Sept. 18, 2014, in Anaheim, Calif. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

Angels reserves fall 3-1 to Mariners in 9th

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — A day after the Los Angeles Angels partied into the wee hours to celebrate their AL West title, a lineup composed of backups, Triple-A regulars, and a spot starter took on […]


Los Angeles Angels' Jered Weaver celebrates with fans after they clinched the American League West division following their baseball game against the Seattle Mariners, Wednesday Sept. 17, 2014, in Anaheim, Calif. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

Angels beat Mariners 5-0, win AL West title

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — The Los Angeles Angels spent an hour after their shutout victory over Seattle waiting in the clubhouse, their eyes glued to televisions while the Oakland Athletics blew a ninth-inning lead. When […]


Los Angeles Angels starting pitcher C.J. Wilson throws against the Houston Astros during the first inning of a baseball game Friday, Sept. 12, 2014, in Anaheim, Calif. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)

CJ Wilson named Angels nominee for Roberto Clemente Award

Major League Baseball and MLB vehicle sponsor Chevrolet announced that C.J. Wilson was named the Angels 2014 nominee for the Roberto Clemente Award presented by Chevrolet. Wilson is one of the 30 Club finalists for […]


Seattle Mariners' Robinson Cano takes off his hat as he walks off the field after the third inning of a baseball game against the Los Angeles Angels Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2014, in Anaheim, Calif. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)

Angels’ magic number drops to 2 despite loss

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — The Los Angeles Angels inched closer to the AL West title despite one of their most lopsided losses of the season. It wasn’t Cory Rasmus’ fault. He allowed one hit over […]


The Los Angeles Angels celebrate their team's 8-1 win against the Seattle Mariners in a baseball game Monday, Sept. 15, 2014, in Anaheim, Calif. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)

Angels clinch playoff spot, beat Mariners 8-1

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — The Los Angeles Angels refused to indulge in champagne, cigars or self-congratulation after securing their first playoff spot in a half-decade. Their goals extend far beyond the mere formality they reached […]




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