Los Angeles Angels
Torii Hunter wanted to end his playing career with the Los Angeles Angels. General manager Jerry Dipoto had other ideas, electing not to offer him a contract extension at age 37 after he batted .313 with 16 home runs and 92 RBIs in 2012.
The way the Los Angeles Angels have begun this season, an unexpected break in the schedule might not be so bad.
Joe Mauer had another four hits and three RBIs to lead the Minnesota Twins to an 8-6 victory over the Los Angeles Angels on Tuesday.
Jeff Carter scored his 24th goal and scored again in the shootout, and the Los Angeles Kings moved back into fourth place in the Western Conference with a 3-2 win over the Colorado Avalanche on Thursday night.
Josh Donaldson hit a tiebreaking, two-run homer in the sixth inning, Yoenis Cespedes also went deep and A.J. Griffin pitched eight solid innings Thursday night, leading Oakland to an 8-1 victory over the Los Angeles Angels and extending the Athletics’ winning streak to eight games.
The Los Angeles Angels on Tuesday placed ace Jered Weaver on the 15-day disabled list with a fractured left elbow.
Albert Pujols didn’t have to wait nearly as long for his first home run this year. He had to wait awhile for another chance to swing the bat, though.
Joey Votto? One single in 10 at-bats. Jay Bruce? One double in 13 at-bats with seven strikeouts. Cincinnati’s top run producers barely got the bat on the ball, yet the Reds managed to win the major leagues’ first interleague series to open a season. Credit those other guys who don’t normally do the heavy lifting.
The Los Angeles Angels set their opening day roster and 40-man roster following Saturday night’s exhibition victory over the Dodgers, placing right-hander pitcher Ryan Madson and lefty Andrew Taylor on the 15-day disabled list retroactive to March 22.
Garrett Richards threw 6 1-3 innings in the longest outing by an Angels pitcher this spring, leading Los Angeles’ split squad over the Milwaukee Brewers 5-1 Saturday.
Josh Hamilton homered in his first game against his former team, Albert Pujols, Howie Kendrick and Hank Conger also homered off Derek Lowe in the Los Angeles’ 10-9 loss to the Texas Rangers on Thursday night.
C.J. Wilson doesn’t mind the unusual in spring training.
Joe Blanton allowed a first-inning solo homer to Brian Bogusevic in his first game in a Los Angeles Angels’ uniform, a 4-2 loss to a Chicago Cubs’ split squad Sunday.
The Los Angeles Angels renewed the contract of AL Rookie of the Year Mike Trout for $510,000, prompting an angry response from the outfielder’s agent.
In a big-money Los Angeles matchup, Josh Hamilton hit his first home run in an Angels uniform, connecting off Hyun-Jin Ryu during the first inning of a 16-8 win over a Dodgers’ split squad Friday.
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