5/27/2015 | Padres cash in during 7th, win series vs. Halos
Justin Upton and Matt Kemp came up big late, leading the Padres to a 5-4 win on Wednesday night to take two of three at Angel Stadium.
5/27/2015 | Giavotella will continue to receive regular ABs at second
Angels second baseman Johnny Giavotella, who was out of the starting lineup for the third time in the last eight games on Wednesday, will continue to receive regular playing time at second, manager Mike Scioscia said before the Angels' series finale against the Padres.
5/27/2015 | Trout enjoying Harper's success from afar
Mike Trout is enjoying watching Nationals outfielder Bryce Harper succeed. Harper and Trout -- both really young, both really talented -- have basically been compared to one another since playing on the same Arizona Fall League team in 2011.
5/27/2015 | In search of outfield depth, Angels acquire Nieuwenhuis
The Angels, desperate for offense from the left side of the batter's box, acquired left-handed-hitting outfielder Kirk Nieuwenhuis from the Mets for cash considerations on Wednesday morning.
5/27/2015 | Mets trade Nieuwenhuis to Angels for cash
The Mets traded outfielder Kirk Nieuwenhuis to the Angels in exchange for cash on Wednesday.
5/27/2015 | MLB.TV unveils new Web-based media player
Major League Baseball Advanced Media is introducing its new Web-based media player (version 5.0), for those who currently subscribe or those who sign up now for MLB.TV Premium ($114.99 a year or $24.99 a month) or regular MLB.TV ($94.99/$19.99). You'll notice the difference right away as the HD media player has an in-page layout, so it all happens in your browser with no need for an additional download.
5/27/2015 | Close calls taking their toll on Halos
They Angels have played an excessive amount of close games so far and have been prone to their fair share of lamenting.
5/27/2015 | Kemp's 2B, Venable's catch lead Padres past Angels
Matt Kemp, struggling through a nightmarish month of May, came up big Tuesday night, lining a two-out, bases-clearing double in the 10th inning to lead the Padres to a 4-0 win at Angel Stadium.
5/27/2015 | Shoemaker 'much better' in bounceback effort
Somewhat lost in the shuffle after another poor display by the Angels' offense and a rough outing for normally reliable Joe Smith, was the bounceback performance by the man who started the game -- Matt Shoemaker.
5/26/2015 | Green gets callup, as Cron heads to Triple-A
The Angels recalled utility man Grant Green from Triple-A Salt Lake Tuesday afternoon, after optioning struggling designated hitter C.J. Cron to Triple-A following Monday's 4-3 win against the Padres.
5/26/2015 | Pujols still searching for his swing
Albert Pujols is struggling early with a .228/.280/.420 slash line and eight home runs. He prefers to focus on his strikeouts and the amount of times he's "rolling over," which constitutes being out in front on outside-corner pitches and hitting weak ground balls to the left side.
5/26/2015 | Pujols has never shied away from the big moment
Padres manager Bud Black decided to intentionally walk the wondrous Mike Trout and load the bases with two out to pitch to the great Albert Pujols. It may come as no surprise that Pujols stroked a ground single to left field off Padres closer Craig Kimbrel to win the game, 4-3.
5/26/2015 | 'Warrior' Weaver continues striking turnaround
The Angels' longtime ace shut the Padres out through the first six frames and was charged with just one earned run in 6 2/3 innings.
5/26/2015 | Cron optioned to Triple-A; Green to get call-up
The Angels optioned struggling, seldom-playing young power hitter C.J. Cron to Triple-A Salt Lake after Friday's 4-3 walk-off win, and a source said utilityman Grant Green would be taking his place on the active roster.
5/25/2015 | Shoemaker seeks bounceback effort vs. Padres
It could be a high-scoring affair Tuesday when the Padres and Angels get together for the second game of their three-game series at Angel Stadium.
5/24/2015 | Cowgill scratched due to right hand injury
Angels outfielder Collin Cowgill had just gotten over some lower-back issues that had troubled him for a couple of days when his right hand started to hurt during batting practice on Sunday morning.
5/24/2015 | Angels break even, but expect more
The Angels believe they're a great team, and they proved as much throughout the regular season last year. But seven weeks into 2015, they're average. That's no assessment; it's fact. They split their 10-game road trip on the East Coast and are now 22-22.
5/24/2015 | Napoli supports strong Miley to down Angels
The Red Sox finished a disjointed homestand in sound fashion, riding a strong performance by Wade Miley and yet another big game by Mike Napoli to a 6-1 victory over the Angels in Sunday afternoon's rubber match of a three-game series.
5/24/2015 | Bedrosian serves up big hit in return to Angels
Cam Bedrosian boarded a red-eye flight from Salt Lake City to Boston on Saturday night, arrived at Fenway Park a couple of hours before first pitch on Sunday, then had to face the red-hot Mike Napoli during a tight situation in the eighth inning.
5/24/2015 | Weaver aims to keep cruising vs. Ross, Padres
The Padres head down I-5 after a series at Dodger Stadium for a three-game series starting Monday against the Angels. This will be the team's first trip to Anaheim since 2009 when they were swept in three games.
5/24/2015 | Napoli remains a thorn in Angels' side
Since Mike Napoli was traded by the Angels in 2011, he has batted .327 (53-for-162) with 17 homers and 32 RBIs in 46 games against his former team.
5/23/2015 | Santiago, Miley face off at Fenway Park
Angels left-hander Hector Santiago will look to keep his impressive season going on Sunday as he squares off against fellow southpaw Wade Miley and the Red Sox in the series finale at Fenway Park.
5/23/2015 | Morin heading to DL with oblique strain
Mike Morin strained his left oblique at Fenway Park on Saturday night, an injury that will send the young Angels reliever to the disabled list.
5/23/2015 | Working out of bullpen agrees with Alvarez
The Angels had acquired a lot of starting-pitching depth over the last 12 months, and sometime around the middle of March, they decided Jose Alvarez, a starting pitcher each of his nine prior years in professional baseball, could help them as a long reliever and occasional lefty specialist.
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