Angels News

  • Nearing 500 HRs, Pujols worthy of accolades

    Albert Pujols has hit four home runs in his first 15 games this season, and he enters the Angels' nine-game, three-city road trip just four more away from being the 26th player in baseball history to amass 500 homers.

  • Iannetta's HR sends Halos past A's in 12

    Chris Iannetta powered a home run over a leaping Craig Gentry and over the center-field fence with two out in the 12th off Drew Pomeranz to give the Angels a 5-4 win over the A's in the series finale Wednesday night.

  • Calhoun out four to six weeks; Boesch recalled

    Injured outfielder Kole Calhoun spent Wednesday getting tests done on the right ankle he rolled the night before, and the Angels spent the day figuring out their outfield for the near future.

  • Angels looking for answers in bullpen mix

    The Angels were 6-8 heading into Wednesday night's game, yet they had led in five of those eight losses. Four times, they had been beaten in their opponents' final at-bat.

  • Weaver, Smyly on tap when Halos hit Motown

    Detroit left-hander Drew Smyly is set to make his first start of the season in the series opener against the Angels on Friday. He'll be opposed by Angels righty Jered Weaver, who is looking for his first win of 2014.

  • Trout doesn't expect to change approach on bases

    Just one more reason why the Angels' cleanup spot in Josh Hamilton's absence remains under pressure: Mike Trout's running game.

  • Cowgill again gets call vs. lefty starter

    The Angels are having to shuffle things in the absence of Josh Hamilton and, now, Kole Calhoun. But the way Collin Cowgill sees it, it's business as usual.

  • Trout's late homer not enough as Halos fall to A's

    The Angels' offense knocked Dan Straily out of the game in the fourth inning, and Mike Trout hit a majestic ninth-inning homer to tie the game, but it all went to waste because the Angels' bullpen couldn't lock it down in a 10-9, 11-inning loss to the A's on Jackie Robinson Day at Angel Stadium on Tuesday night.

  • Angels' Calhoun to DL after turning right ankle

    Angels right fielder and leadoff man Kole Calhoun twisted his right ankle after crossing first base on an 11th-inning groundout on Tuesday night and is headed to the 15-day disabled list, where he'll join cleanup-hitting left fielder Josh Hamilton.

  • Halos cite Jackie's effect on changing game forever

    For Angels outfielder Kole Calhoun, one of the perks of cracking the Opening Day roster and establishing himself as an everyday player are days like Tuesday, when he dons Jackie Robinson's historic No. 42 and all of Major League Baseball honors its past like no other sport.

  • Baylor might rejoin Angels by end of April

    Angels hitting coach Don Baylor is currently in physical therapy, and manager Mike Scioscia is hopeful that he can rejoin the team in a limited capacity when it returns from a three-city road trip for the April 28 series opener against the Indians.

  • Halos place De La Rosa on disabled list

    Dane De La Rosa was placed on the disabled list Tuesday, two days after the Angels optioned him to Triple-A Salt Lake. The club determined that the 31-year-old right-hander was injured after sending him down to the Minors. And since an injured player can't be optioned, they voided the move and instead put him on the 15-day DL, retroactive to April 13.

  • Angels slide Freese to seventh in batting order

    David Freese started his Angels career with a .140/.208/.209 slash line in 48 plate appearances, six months after the veteran third baseman batted .179 in a playoff run that immediately followed a regular season in which his OPS dropped by 118 points.

  • Frieri can't seal Santiago's win as Angels fall to A's

    Two outs away from a big series-opening victory against the A's, closer Ernesto Frieri served up a two-run homer to pinch-hitter John Jaso in the ninth inning, sending the Angels to a 3-2 loss at home on Monday night.

  • Angels lose challenge in key spot in ninth

    The Angels lost their first challenge of the season on Monday night, when Howie Kendrick was thrown out at first base on a bang-bang play with none on and one out in a one-run game in the bottom of the ninth.

  • Halos' Hamilton to start working out Friday

    Angels outfielder Josh Hamilton was back at the ballpark for the first time on Monday, three days after undergoing thumb surgery that's expected to keep him out for six to eight weeks.

  • Kendrick, Wilson honored to wear No. 42

    To Angels second baseman Howie Kendrick, who is black, and left-hander C.J. Wilson, who is white, the message of Jackie Robinson Day never gets old.

  • Herrera's hard work lands him in Angels' bullpen

    Right-handed reliever Yoslan Herrera is 32 years old, and when he pitched a scoreless inning in Sunday's 14-2 rout over the Mets at Angel Stadium, it was his first time on a Major League mound in six years.