Los Angeles Angels

Alcantara protected on Angels' 40-man roster
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The Angels selected the contract of pitching prospect Victor Alcantara on Friday, adding the 22-year-old right-hander to the 40-man roster in order to protect him from exposure to the upcoming Rule 5 Draft.

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Angels name Black special assistant to GM
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The Angels announced Tuesday that they have hired Bud Black as a special assistant to new general manager Billy Eppler, as was initially reported by MLB.com last week.

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Simmons' stellar 'D' has dazzled for years
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Terry Pendleton calls Andrelton Simmons “one of my sons.” In Atlanta these past four years, the current Braves first-base coach and former All-Star third baseman cared for Simmons as if he were one of his own. He disciplined him, encouraged him and supported him. And when the Braves traded Simmons to the Angels as part […]

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Angels sign catcher Soto to 1-year deal
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The Angels signed free-agent catcher Geovany Soto to a one-year, $2.8 million deal on Tuesday, giving them a veteran complement to the young Carlos Perez behind the plate.

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Back in Anaheim, Roenicke finds fit with Angels
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For Ron Roenicke — and, for that matter, Bud Black — the Angels were an ideal landing spot if the Dodgers’ managerial vacancy didn’t work out. But before he agreed to return as third-base coach and rejoin the staff of longtime manager Mike Scioscia, there were certain things Roenicke wanted to hear from Billy Eppler; […]

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Santiago's dedication to giving back is unrivaled
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Angels left-hander Hector Santiago is one of baseball’s most benevolent and congenial players, a two-time Roberto Clemente Award nominee who attends many charity events, signs for every fan, consents to every interview and dedicates most of his off-the-field time to charitable efforts.

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Angels name Radinsky bullpen coach
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The Angels finalized their coaching staff for the 2016 season on Wednesday, naming Scott Radinsky as bullpen coach.

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Angels trade Cowgill to Indians, non-tender Ramos
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The Angels traded outfielder Collin Cowgill to the Indians for cash considerations and non-tendered lefty reliever Cesar Ramos on Wednesday, the deadline to tender contracts to unsigned players.

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Angels add outfielder Ortega on 1-year deal
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The Angels signed outfielder Rafael Ortega to a one-year, Major League contract on Tuesday, providing them with additional outfield depth and a potential left-handed-hitting option off the bench.

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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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