Los Angeles Angels

Reliever Reynolds claimed by Dodgers
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The crosstown-rival Dodgers claimed hard-throwing reliever Danny Reynolds off waivers from the Angels on Monday, the first full day of the Winter Meetings.

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Calhoun open to making switch from RF to LF
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Could Kole Calhoun switch positions, immediately after winning the Rawlings Gold Glove Award in right field? He would if the Angels sign Jason Heyward, one of very few right fielders — perhaps the only one — who’s actually better defensively.

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Winter Meetings interview with Mike Scioscia
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Angels manager Mike Scioscia meets with the media on Wednesday at the Winter Meetings in Nashville, Tenn.

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Angels sign Berry to Minor League contract
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The Angels, still trying to round out their outfield depth, have signed veteran speedster Quintin Berry to a Minor League contract with a Spring Training invite.

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Premier free agent could help Halos fill hole
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The widely held belief at the Winter Meetings was that the markets for Jason Heyward, Justin Upton, Alex Gordon, Yoenis Cespedes and Chris Davis would pick up once Ben Zobrist came off the board. Now that Zobrist has agreed to a four-year, $56 million deal with the Cubs — first reported by FOXSports.com — the […]

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Eppler, Scioscia forge open communication
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Billy Eppler and Mike Scioscia have been in constant communication in the nine weeks since Eppler has taken over as the Angels’ general manager, because one of the most important aspects of his new job — many will tell you it’s the most important — is breaking down some of the barriers created by Scioscia’s […]

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Angels sign outfielder Gentry to 1-year deal
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The Angels signed outfielder Craig Gentry to a one-year deal worth about $1 million on Wednesday.

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Angels staying focused on roster improvements
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On Friday, about 24 hours after trading for veteran third baseman Yunel Escobar, Angels general manager Billy Eppler said he’s still “having conversations” with big-name outfielders, a list that includes Justin Upton, Alex Gordon, Yoenis Cespedes and, to a lesser extent, Chris Davis.

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Angels bolster infield at Meetings, eye more moves
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Just before Angels general manager Billy Eppler departed the Winter Meetings, he filled a pressing need in his lineup, acquiring veteran infielder Yunel Escobar from the Nationals in exchange for young reliever Trevor Gott.

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Angels add Escobar in trade with Nats
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The Angels acquired veteran infielder Yunel Escobar from the Nationals on Thursday, in a move that could help the club at second or third base. In exchange, hard-throwing reliever Trevor Gott and Minor League pitcher Michael Brady were sent to Washington.

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Angels select Guerra, Choi in Rule 5 Draft
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The Angels made two selections in the Major League phase of the Rule 5 Draft on Thursday, plucking reliever Deolis Guerra from the Pirates and first baseman Ji-Man Choi from the Orioles.

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Amid change, Scioscia remains Halos' steady leader
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Mike Scioscia is Major League Baseball’s longest-tenured manager and one of the highest paid. He’s been in the dugout for the Angels since 2000 and has three more years to go on his contract. In an era where the fate of MLB skippers hangs by a thread, to be around 16 years with the same […]

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