Los Angeles Angels

Calhoun sparks offense as Angels slow 'Stros
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Matt Shoemaker held baseball’s hottest offense in check for seven innings and was backed by a 13-hit attack as the Angels scored a 9-4 win over the first-place Astros on Friday night in the series opener at Minute Maid Park.

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Young Maldonado earns Halos hurlers' trust
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Against a powerful Tigers lineup, one that had batted .348 and slugged 12 home runs the previous five games, Angels righty Alex Meyer fanned a career-high nine hitters en route to the strongest outing of his young career. But behind the plate — and perhaps behind the scenes — sat Martin Maldonado, who has earned […]

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Shoemaker, Angels visit first-place Astros
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The Astros begin a nine-game homestand spread over 10 days on Friday night, welcoming the Angels for a three-game series at Minute Maid Park. Brad Peacock is expected to start for Houston, opposing the Halos’ Matt Shoemaker.

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Halos chase Fulmer early, pour it on in Detroit
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What looked like a key Tigers victory in a series rubber game became an Angels comeback with one big inning and a runaway with another. Danny Espinosa drove in three runs and C.J. Cron and Andrelton Simmons added two RBIs each as the Angels overcame a three-run deficit for an 11-4 win Thursday afternoon at […]

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Angels look to replenish farm system in Draft
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One of the few consolation prizes of the Angels’ disappointing finish last season was that they netted a Top 10 pick in the MLB Draft for the first time since 2000, setting up a crucial class for an organization seeking to replenish a farm system that ranks among the worst in baseball.

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Offense comes up empty in loss to Tigers
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Buck Farmer and Alex Meyer quieted the offenses before Justin Upton’s three-run homer in the eighth turned an unlikely pitching duel into a 4-0 Tigers win over the Angels on Wednesday at Comerica Park.

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Facing Tigers, Ramirez tries to bounce back
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The Tigers and Angels will cap a three-game series at Comerica Park on Thursday by sending two pitchers — Michael Fulmer and JC Ramirez — to the mound who are looking to bounce back from their worst starts this season, at least from a statistical point of view.

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Since callup, confident Cron's swing is back
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The Angels sent C.J. Cron down to Triple-A Salt Lake on May 22, despite the fact he’d recorded at least a hit in five of his previous six games. The team’s message to the media was that Cron needed a steady diet of at-bats to regain confidence. With Salt Lake, Cron ripped 11 hits and […]

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Meyer eyes 2nd win vs. Tigers this season
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The Angels and Tigers continue their series on Wednesday at Comerica Park featuring two pitchers with 21 combined Major League starts. Los Angeles right-hander Alex Meyer faces Detroit righty Buck Farmer in game two of the three-game set.

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Cron, Calhoun homer to open trip with win
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Even without Mike Trout, the Angels continue to make themselves at home in Comerica Park. Kole Calhoun and C.J. Cron homered before the Angels’ bullpen held off a Tigers charge at the end for a 5-3 win on Tuesday night.

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All-Star ballot support pours in for Trout
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Injured Angels outfielder Mike Trout continues to be among the leading vote-getters in the second Esurance MLB All-Star Game Ballot update released on Tuesday.

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Vlad to be inducted into Angels' HOF in August
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Earlier this year, Vladimir Guerrero fell just 15 votes shy of reaching the 75-percent threshold required for election into the National Baseball Hall of Fame. While Guerrero will have to wait to get a second shot at Cooperstown, he’s set to join a distinguished club in Anaheim this summer.

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