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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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Astros Snap Angels’ 10-Game Winning Streak

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — The Los Angeles Angels scored 86 runs while winning 10 straight games and running out to a huge lead in the AL West. On a 100-degree afternoon at the Big A, […]

09/14/2014

Jered Weaver #36 of the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim throws a pitch against the Houston Astros at Angel Stadium of Anaheim on September 13, 2014 in Anaheim, California. (credit: Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)

Trout Homers Twice As Weaver Gains 17th Win

Jered Weaver earned his AL-leading 17th win, Mike Trout homered twice and the Los Angeles Angels reduced their magic number for clinching the AL West to four with a 5-2 victory over the Houston Astros on Saturday night.

09/13/2014

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Angels Outfielder Hamilton Still Out With Ailing Shoulder

Josh Hamilton is hoping one step back will lead to a couple of steps forward with his ailing right shoulder.

09/10/2014

Kole Calhoun #56 of the Los Angeles Angels celebrates with Albert Pujols #5 of the Los Angeles Angels after hitting a solo home run in the top of the first inning against the Texas Rangers at Globe Life Park in Arlington on September 9, 2014 in Arlington, Texas. (credit: Tom Pennington/Getty Images)

Angels Win 6th Game In A Row, 9-3, Over Rangers

Kole Calhoun hit a leadoff homer, Collin Cowgill had a big eighth inning and the Los Angeles Angels stretched their winning streak to six with a 9-3 win over the Texas Rangers on Tuesday night.

09/09/2014

Jose Altuve #27 of the Houston Astros doubles in the eighth inning against the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim at Minute Maid Park on September 2, 2014 in Houston, Texas. (credit: Bob Levey/Getty Images)

Astros Win Again Behind Peacock And Altuve, Beat Angels, 8-3

Houston interim manager Tom Lawless couldn’t have asked for a better first game to start his managerial career.

09/02/2014

Mike Trout #27 of the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim is congratulated by Dino Ebel #21 after hitting a solo home run in the seventh inning against the Miami Marlins at Angel Stadium of Anaheim on August 27, 2014 in Anaheim, California. (credit: Jeff Gross/Getty Images)

Angels Surge Into September As Baseball’s Top Team

Although Mike Trout has accomplished an extraordinary amount in his short major league career with the Los Angeles Angels, he is quick to point out he’s only just getting to the good stuff.

09/01/2014

Mike Trout #27 of the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim hits a solo home in the seventh inning against the Oakland Athletics at Angel Stadium of Anaheim on August 31, 2014 in Anaheim, California. The Angels won 8-1 to complete a four game sweep. (credit: Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)

Angels Trounce A’s 8-1 To Complete 4-Game Sweep

Mike Trout hit his career-high 31st homer and drove in three runs, Matt Shoemaker pitched seven shutout innings of five-hit ball, and the Los Angeles Angels completed a masterful four-game sweep of the Oakland Athletics with an 8-1 victory Sunday.

08/31/2014

Angels pitcher Cory Rasmus, making his first major league start after two seasons as a reliever, delivers a pitch in the first inning of the Halos' 2-0 victory over the Athletics on Saturday night in Anaheim. (credit: Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)

Eight Angel Pitchers Combine To Shut Out Athletics, 2-0

The Los Angeles Angels used eight pitchers — a franchise record for a nine-inning game — in a 2-0 victory over Oakland on Saturday night that increased their AL West lead over the Athletics to four games.

08/30/2014

Angels pitcher Jered Weaver falls as he delivers a first-inning pitch, one of his rare missteps in Friday's 4-0 win over the Athletics in Anaheim. (credit: Lisa Blumenfeld/Getty Images)

Weaver, Angels Bullpen Blank Athletics, 4-0

Jered Weaver outpitched Jon Lester, Albert Pujols hit his 516th career homer and the Los Angeles Angels beat Oakland 4-0 Friday night, extend their AL West lead over the A’s to three games.

08/29/2014

Erick Aybar of the Angels hits an RBI single during the second inning of the Halos' 4-3 win over Oakland in Anaheim on Thursday night. (credit: Lisa Blumenfeld/Getty Images)

Kendrick’s 10th-Inning Sacrifice Fly Lifts Angels Over A’s, 4-3

Howie Kendrick drove in Albert Pujols with a sacrifice fly in the 10th inning, and the Los Angeles Angels opened a two-game lead atop the major league standings with a 4-3 victory Thursday night over the Oakland Athletics.

08/28/2014

Mike Trout #27 of the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim is congratulated by Dino Ebel #21 after hitting a solo home run in the seventh inning against the Miami Marlins at Angel Stadium of Anaheim on August 27, 2014 in Anaheim, California. (credit: Jeff Gross/Getty Images)

Trout Knocks 30th Homer In Angels’ 6-1 Win Over Marlins

Mike Trout tied a career high with his 30th home run, Gordon Beckham homered for the first time with his new club, and the Los Angeles Angels beat the Miami Marlins 6-1 Wednesday night.

08/27/2014

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