Los Angeles Angels

Upton key cog to vault Halos' offense
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Three months ago, on the day the Angels were eliminated from postseason contention, manager Mike Scioscia identified one hole that he believed would demand the club’s focus this offseason.

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Angels select Bard from Twins in Rule 5 Draft
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The Angels selected right-hander Luke Bard from the Twins’ Triple-A roster during the Major League phase of the Rule 5 Draft on Thursday.

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Winter Meetings interview with Scioscia
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Angels manager Mike Scioscia met with the media on Wednesday at the Winter Meetings in Lake Buena Vista, Fla.

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Angels reaffirm confidence in Ohtani's health
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Angels general manager Billy Eppler confirmed on Tuesday that Japanese two-way star Shohei Ohtani received a platelet-rich plasma injection in his right elbow in October, which Eppler described as a “preventative” measure.

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Angels get Kinsler in deal with Tigers
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The Angels made a move to plug the biggest remaining hole on their roster on Wednesday, acquiring veteran second baseman Ian Kinsler from the Tigers in exchange for two Minor League prospects.

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Angels fine with Ohtani having PRP injection
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Angels general manager Billy Eppler confirmed on Tuesday that Japanese two-way star Shohei Ohtani received a platelet-rich plasma injection in his right elbow in October, which Eppler described as a “preventative” measure.

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Eppler lauds staff for tireless pursuit of Ohtani
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The Shohei Ohtani chase sparked a full mobilization of the Angels’ front office and led to a few sleep-deprived nights for general manager Billy Eppler, whose efforts were rewarded last week when Ohtani chose to come to Anaheim after drawing fervid interest from around the league.

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Angels put 3 items up for bids in WM auction
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The Angels are offering supporters the chance to bid on three items: a meet and greet with superstar center fielder Mike Trout and manager Mike Scioscia; a Spring Training experience; and the opportunity to throw a ceremonial first pitch at Angel Stadium.

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Angels may use Ohtani in 6-man rotation
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With Shohei Ohtani in tow, one of the questions the Angels are now weighing this offseason is whether a six-man rotation would be the best way to fold the Japanese two-way star into the Majors next year.

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WM offer Halos chance to find finishing touch
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During the news conference to introduce Shohei Ohtani on Saturday, manager Mike Scioscia relished the impact of landing the Japanese two-way star but also acknowledged that work remains to be done for the Angels and their front office this offseason.

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Angels officially welcome 2-way star Ohtani
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Even as he emerged as the most sought-after free agent of this offseason and sparked a captivating courtship that lured most Major League clubs, there remained an air of mystery around Japanese phenom Shohei Ohtani.

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Eppler 'stunned' by Ohtani choosing Angels
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General manager Billy Eppler quite literally fell out of his chair when he received a call Friday morning informing him that Japanese two-way star Shohei Ohtani wanted to sign with the Angels.

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