AL West

ike Trout #27 of the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim watches the ball fly over the left field fence for a home run during the fifth inning against the Colorado Rockies at Salt River Fields at Talking Stick on March 17, 2015 in Scottsdale, Arizona. (credit: Norm Hall/Getty Images)

Aggressive Trout Homers Twice As Angels Rout Rockies, 11-0

Mike Trout hit two homers and drove in six runs, emergency fill-in Drew Rucinski set down the first 12 Colorado Rockies batters, and the Los Angeles Angels cruised to a 11-0 win Tuesday.

03/17/2015

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Trout Gets 2 More Hits But Sox Beat Angles, 5-3

Alexei Ramirez hit an RBI double to help the Chicago White Sox beat the Los Angeles Angels 5-3 on Sunday.

03/15/2015

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Pujols Drives In 2, Reds Rally To Beat Angels, 7-5

Albert Pujols singled twice and drove in a pair of runs off Anthony DeSclafani — a leading candidate for Cincinnati’s rotation — before the split-squad Reds rallied for a 7-5 victory over the Los Angeles Angels on Monday.

03/09/2015

C.J. Cron #20 of the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim hits an RBI single in the first inning against the Seattle Mariners at Safeco Field on September 27, 2014 in Seattle, Washington. (credit: Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images)

Cron Working To Ensure Spot On Angels’ Opening Day Roster

It will be difficult for Angels manager Mike Scioscia to keep a player with the power potential of C.J. Cron out of the batting order this season.

03/03/2015

Cesar Ramos #27 of the Tampa Bay Rays pitches against the Detroit Tigers during the third inning at Comerica Park on July 3, 2014 in Detroit, Michigan. (credit: Duane Burleson/Getty Images)

Rays Trade LHP Ramos To Angels For Minor Leaguer

The Tampa Bay Rays have traded left-hander Cesar Ramos to the Los Angeles Angels for minor league righty Mark Sappington.

11/05/2014

Brennan Boesch #00 of the Los Angeles Angels steals second base during the 10th inning against the Oakland A's at Angel Stadium of Anaheim on April 16, 2014 in Anaheim, California. (credit: Harry How/Getty Images)

Angels Claim Kieschnick, Marte From Diamondbacks

The Los Angeles Angels have designated outfielder Brennan Boesch and catcher John Buck for assignment.

10/07/2014

Josh Hamilton #32 of the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim hits a single in the second inning against the Oakland Athletics at Angel Stadium of Anaheim on August 28, 2014 in Anaheim, California. (credit: Lisa Blumenfeld/Getty Images)

Angels’ Hamilton Says He’s OK For Playoffs

Los Angeles Angels slugger Josh Hamilton says he’s feeling better and is ready for the playoffs later this week.

09/30/2014

Starting pitcher Cory Rasmus #46 of the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim pitches against the Seattle Mariners in the third inning at Safeco Field on September 28, 2014 in Seattle, Washington. (credit: Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images)

Seattle’s Season Over Despite 4-1 Win Over Angels

The Seattle Mariners’ comeback attempt for a wild-card berth fell just short.

09/28/2014

Gordon Beckham #18 of the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim celebrates with Mike Trout #27 after the game against the Oakland Athletics at O.co Coliseum on September 23, 2014 in Oakland, California. The Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim defeated the Oakland Athletics 2-0. (credit: Jason O. Watson/Getty Images)

Angels Beat A’s To Drop Oakland Into Wild-Card Tie

The Oakland Athletics are tired of squandering chances, especially in late September and on a night Sonny Gray more than earned a positive result.

09/23/2014

Jeff Samardzija #29 of the Oakland Athletics pitches against the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim at O.co Coliseum on September 22, 2014 in Oakland, California. (credit: Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Jeff Samardzija Pitches A’s Past Angels, 8-4

Jeff Samardzija pitched seven strong innings and received some rare run support to snap a four-start winless stretch, and the Oakland Athletics kept hold of the top AL wild-card spot by beating the AL West champion Los Angeles Angels 8-4 Monday night.

09/22/2014

Ryan Rua #16 of the Texas Rangers celebrates with teammates in the dugout after hitting a solo home run in the ninth inning during the MLB game against the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim at Angel Stadium of Anaheim on September 21, 2014 in Anaheim, California. (credit: Victor Decolongon/Getty Images)

Rua’s 9th Inning Homer Lifts Rangers Over Angels, 2-1

Ryan Rua hit his first major league homer, connecting off Huston Street in the ninth inning as the Texas Rangers beat the playoff-bound Los Angeles Angels 2-1 Sunday for their eighth win in nine games.

09/21/2014

Erick Aybar #2, Tony Campana #22 and C.J. Cron #20 of the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim celebrate Cron's three-run home run in the seventh inning, as Seattle Mariners catcher Jesus Sucre #2 looks down at Angel Stadium of Anaheim on September 17, 2014 in Anaheim, California. (credit: Jeff Gross/Getty Images)

Angels Take AL West Title After 5-0 Shutout Of Mariners

C.J. Wilson pitched seven dominant innings of one-hit ball, C.J. Cron hit a three-run homer and the Los Angeles Angels moved to the brink of the AL West title with a 5-0 victory over the Seattle Mariners on Wednesday night.

09/17/2014

Chris Taylor #1, Chris Denorfia #28, Robinson Cano #22 and James Jones #99 of the Seattle Mariners celebrate a 13-2 wn over the Los Angeles Angels at Angel Stadium of Anaheim on September 16, 2014 in Anaheim, California. (credit: Harry How/Getty Images)

Mariners Rout Angels, Gain Ground In Playoff Race

Mike Zunino’s two-run double keyed a four-run fifth inning and the Seattle Mariners climbed within a game of the second AL wild-card spot by routing the Los Angeles Angels 13-2 on Tuesday night.

09/16/2014

Matt Shoemaker #52 of the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim throws a pitch against the Seattle Mariners at Angel Stadium of Anaheim on September 15, 2014 in Anaheim, California. (credit: Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)

Angels’ Shoemaker To Miss Start With Strained Oblique

Los Angeles Angels pitcher Matt Shoemaker is expected to miss at least one turn in the rotation because of a mild strain on his left side.

09/16/2014

Matt Shoemaker #52 of the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim walks off the field with trainer Adam Nevala as he leaves the game with an injury in the eighth inning against the Seattle Mariners at Angel Stadium of Anaheim on September 15, 2014 in Anaheim, California. (credit: Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)

Angels Clinch Playoff Berth, Beat Mariners, 8-1

The Los Angeles Angels became the first team in the major leagues to clinch a playoff spot on Monday night, with Matt Shoemaker pitching five-hit ball into the eighth inning of an 8-1 victory over the Seattle Mariners.

09/15/2014

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