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LA Angels Avoid Arbitration With Hanson, Vargas

The Los Angeles Angels have avoided arbitration with Tommy Hanson and Jason Vargas, agreeing to one-year deals with both newly acquired starting pitchers.

01/18/2013

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Angels Avoid Arbitration With Hanson, Vargas

The Los Angeles Angels have avoided arbitration with Tommy Hanson and Jason Vargas, agreeing to one-year deals with both newly acquired starting pitchers.

01/18/2013

PITTSBURGH, PA - OCTOBER 02:  Tommy Hanson #48 of the Atlanta Braves pitches against the Pittsburgh Pirates during the game on October 2, 2012 at PNC Park in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.  (Photo by Justin K. Aller/Getty Images)

Angels Trade Jordan Walden To Braves In Exchange For Tommy Hanson

The Braves traded Tommy Hanson to the Los Angeles Angels for former closer Jordan Walden on Friday, clearing a spot in the Atlanta rotation for Julio Teheran, Randal Delgado or another young starter.

11/30/2012

MINNEAPOLIS, MN - APRIL 9: Scott Downs #37 of the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim delivers a pitch in the eighth inning against the Minnesota Twins during the home opener on April 9, 2012 at Target Field in Minneapolis, Minnesota. The Angels defeated the Twins 5-1. (Photo by Hannah Foslien/Getty Images)

Scott Downs To Replace Jordan Walden As Angels’ Closer

Los Angeles Angels manager Mike Scioscia says Jordan Walden has been moved out of the closer’s role and will be replaced by Scott Downs.

04/27/2012

Manager Mike Scioscia of the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim relieves pitcher Jordan Walden #51 in the ninth inning against the Oakland Athletics at Angel Stadium of Anaheim on April 18, 2012 in Anaheim, California. Oakland won 6-0. (Photo by Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)

Jordan Walden Gives Up Walk-Off HR To Rays’ Brandon Allen

Brandon Allen hit a two-run pinch-hit homer in the ninth and the Tampa Bay Rays beat the Los Angeles Angels 4-3 on Thursday.

04/26/2012

ANAHEIM, CA - APRIL 20:  Torii Hunter #48 of the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim congratulates teammate Erick Aybar #2 after Aybar, Alberto Callaspo #6 and Chris Iannetta #17 (not in photo) scored on a three-run double by teammate Howie Kendrick #47 (not in photo) in the sixth inning during the MLB game against the Baltimore Orioles at Angel Stadium of Anaheim on April 20, 2012 in Anaheim, California.  (Photo by Victor Decolongon/Getty Images)

Kendrick Helps Angels Snap 3-Game Losing Streak

Howie Kendrick had three hits and three RBIs, and the Los Angeles Angels beat the Baltimore Orioles 6-3 Friday night to end a three-game losing streak and hand Brian Matusz his 12th straight loss.

04/20/2012

82nd MLB All-Star Game

Angels Closer Walden Looks To Improve After ‘OK’ Season

Jordan Walden came into spring training trying to improve on a season that wasn’t what he wanted it to be.

02/24/2012

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Angels Bright On Future After Another Playoff Miss

The final inning of the Angels’ second straight nonplayoff season was a stunningly apt microcosm of the last two years, right down to the identity of the guy who handed Los Angeles its last loss.

09/29/2011

Chicago Cubs v Cincinnati Reds

Angels Target Cubs’ 3rd Baseman Aramis Ramirez

Even after rookie closer Jordan Walden blew his major-league leading seventh save Monday night, the Angels’ top priority is to add a bat this week before the trade deadline, according to CBSSports.com sources, preferably a third baseman.

07/26/2011

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Angels Closer Jordan Walden Heading To All-Star Game

Los Angeles Angels closer Jordan Walden will replace Mariano Rivera of the New York Yankees at the All-Star game.

07/07/2011

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Rookie Walden Saves Angels’ First Game

Jered Weaver won his second consecutive start, Torii Hunter and Alberto Callaspo both had two RBIs and the Los Angeles Angels beat the winless Tampa Bay Rays 5-3 Tuesday night.

04/05/2011

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Rookie Walden To Takeover Closer Role For Angels

Angels right-hander Fernando Rodney has been dropped from the closer role to work on his mechanics.

04/05/2011