5/29/2015 | Aybar day to day with left hamstring issue
Angels shortstop Erick Aybar was out of the starting lineup, as expected, on Friday against the Tigers, one day after tweaking his left hamstring while running up the first-base line.
5/29/2015 | Scioscia can opt out of contract following '15
Angels manager Mike Scioscia signed a 10-year extension that runs through 2018 in January 2009, but that contract gives him the ability to opt out after this season.
5/29/2015 | Weaver aims to keep Angels rolling vs. Tigers
Right-hander Jered Weaver will try to keep things rolling when the Angels square off against righty Shane Greene and the Tigers in the third of a four-game set on Saturday night at Angel Stadium.
5/29/2015 | Iannetta, Joyce finding pop after slow starts
Matt Joyce and Chris Iannetta combined to go 4-for-7 with six RBIs in the Angels' 12-2 win over the Tigers on Thursday night, the latest in a recent resurgence from the scuffling veterans. Joyce homered for the second time in as many days in the second and Iannetta clobbered a grand slam in the seventh, the first by an Angels catcher since Jeff Mathis in 2008.
5/28/2015 | Halos to stay cautious with Aybar's hamstring
Angels shortstop Erick Aybar felt some tightness in his left hamstring while running down the first-base line in the fifth inning, prompting him to exit Thursday's 12-2 win early.
5/28/2015 | Newly-acquired Nieuwenhuis joins Angels
The Angels acquired Kirk Nieuwenhuis from the Mets for cash considerations on Wednesday and will plug him into their lineup against righties, pairing him with their other left-handed option, the struggling Matt Joyce.
5/28/2015 | Sanchez, Santiago set to square off in Anaheim
Angels left-hander Hector Santiago and Tigers righty Anibal Sanchez will match up on Friday night in the second of four games at Angel Stadium, where the Angels took three of four a year ago.
5/28/2015 | Angels crush three homers in rout of Tigers
Albert Pujols and Matt Joyce hit early home runs, and Chris Iannetta came through with a late grand slam, to lead the Angels to a 12-2 win over the Tigers in Thursday's series opener at Angel Stadium.
5/28/2015 | Angels place Cowgill on DL with wrist injury
The Angels officially made several roster moves before Thursday's series opener against the Tigers at Angel Stadium. Outfielder Collin Cowgill was placed on the 15-day disabled list with a sprained right wrist (retroactive to May 26), and outfielder Marc Krauss was designated for assignment.
5/28/2015 | Richards on loss to Padres: 'I gave it away'
Garrett Richards put Wednesday's 5-4 loss to the Padres squarely on his shoulders. On his 27th birthday, Richards gave up five runs for the second straight start. Two of them were unearned -- but that was because of his own error.
5/28/2015 | Krauss appears headed for Minors, Cowgill to DL
There was no official announcement from the team, but it appears the Angels will option designated hitter Marc Krauss to Triple-A Salt Lake on Thursday before their series opener against the Tigers. There is also a good chance outfielder Collin Cowgill will be placed on the disabled list with a right hand injury.
5/27/2015 | Padres cash in during 7th, win series vs. Halos
Justin Upton and Matt Kemp came up big late, leading the Padres to a 5-4 win on Wednesday night to take two of three at Angel Stadium.
5/27/2015 | Giavotella will continue to receive regular ABs at second
Angels second baseman Johnny Giavotella, who was out of the starting lineup for the third time in the last eight games on Wednesday, will continue to receive regular playing time at second, manager Mike Scioscia said before the Angels' series finale against the Padres.
5/27/2015 | Trout enjoying Harper's success from afar
Mike Trout is enjoying watching Nationals outfielder Bryce Harper succeed. Harper and Trout -- both really young, both really talented -- have basically been compared to one another since playing on the same Arizona Fall League team in 2011.
5/27/2015 | In search of outfield depth, Angels acquire Nieuwenhuis
The Angels, desperate for offense from the left side of the batter's box, acquired left-handed-hitting outfielder Kirk Nieuwenhuis from the Mets for cash considerations on Wednesday morning.
5/27/2015 | Mets trade Nieuwenhuis to Angels for cash
The Mets traded outfielder Kirk Nieuwenhuis to the Angels in exchange for cash on Wednesday.
5/27/2015 | MLB.TV unveils new Web-based media player
Major League Baseball Advanced Media is introducing its new Web-based media player (version 5.0), for those who currently subscribe or those who sign up now for MLB.TV Premium ($114.99 a year or $24.99 a month) or regular MLB.TV ($94.99/$19.99). You'll notice the difference right away as the HD media player has an in-page layout, so it all happens in your browser with no need for an additional download.
5/27/2015 | Close calls taking their toll on Halos
They Angels have played an excessive amount of close games so far and have been prone to their fair share of lamenting.
5/27/2015 | Kemp's 2B, Venable's catch lead Padres past Angels
Matt Kemp, struggling through a nightmarish month of May, came up big Tuesday night, lining a two-out, bases-clearing double in the 10th inning to lead the Padres to a 4-0 win at Angel Stadium.
5/27/2015 | Shoemaker 'much better' in bounceback effort
Somewhat lost in the shuffle after another poor display by the Angels' offense and a rough outing for normally reliable Joe Smith, was the bounceback performance by the man who started the game -- Matt Shoemaker.
5/26/2015 | Green gets callup, as Cron heads to Triple-A
The Angels recalled utility man Grant Green from Triple-A Salt Lake Tuesday afternoon, after optioning struggling designated hitter C.J. Cron to Triple-A following Monday's 4-3 win against the Padres.
5/26/2015 | Pujols still searching for his swing
Albert Pujols is struggling early with a .228/.280/.420 slash line and eight home runs. He prefers to focus on his strikeouts and the amount of times he's "rolling over," which constitutes being out in front on outside-corner pitches and hitting weak ground balls to the left side.
5/26/2015 | Pujols has never shied away from the big moment
Padres manager Bud Black decided to intentionally walk the wondrous Mike Trout and load the bases with two out to pitch to the great Albert Pujols. It may come as no surprise that Pujols stroked a ground single to left field off Padres closer Craig Kimbrel to win the game, 4-3.
5/26/2015 | 'Warrior' Weaver continues striking turnaround
The Angels' longtime ace shut the Padres out through the first six frames and was charged with just one earned run in 6 2/3 innings.
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