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Street remains an Angel as club picks up '15 option

Street remains an Angel as club picks up '15 option

MLB.com Updated Oct 30 (yesterday)
The Angels retained a big piece of their bullpen Thursday, picking up their $7 million option on closer Huston Street.
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  • Taveras' death spawns memories of Adenhart

    Taveras' death spawns memories of Adenhart

    MLB.com Oct 28 (3 days ago)
    It was the kind of link nobody wants to make, but one few could avoid. On Sunday afternoon, when word spread of the tragic death of 22-year-old Cardinals prospect Oscar Taveras, many within the Angels' organization undoubtedly thought back to 2009, when…
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  • Brewers grab third baseman Jimenez off waivers

    Brewers grab third baseman Jimenez off waivers

    MLB.com Oct 27 (4 days ago)
    With Aramis Ramirez's future in limbo until after the World Series, the Brewers on Monday won a waiver claim for Angels third baseman Luis Jimenez, a 26-year-old coming off his first 20-homer season in the Minor Leagues.
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  • Scioscia named AL Manager of Year by Sporting News

    Scioscia named AL Manager of Year by Sporting News

    MLB.com Oct 21
    Angels skipper Mike Scioscia was named American League Manager of the Year on Tuesday by Sporting News, which also named Matt Williams of the Nationals in the National League based on a panel of 22 fellow managers.
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  • What It Was Like Driving My Dream Car, A Hyperbluprle McLaren P…

    What It Was Like Driving My Dream Car, A Hyperbluprle McLaren P1, Home

    deadspin.com Oct 21
    C.J Wilson is this car enthusiast we know who always seems to have a smile on his face, a camera around his neck, and a gear spinning in his heart. We've been told he also "pitches" for something called the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim. Here'…
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  • Royals, Fans Bond Over Improbable Postseason Run

    Royals, Fans Bond Over Improbable Postseason Run

    nytimes.com Oct 20
    The game had been over for hours. Kauffman Stadium had gone dark. The roars of a sold-out crowd, which had rooted the Kansas City Royals to a sweep of the mighty Los Angeles Angels, had drifted away into the cool night air.
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  • Watch The Final Out As The Royals Advance To The World Series

    Watch The Final Out As The Royals Advance To The World Series

    deadspin.com Oct 15
    This Royals team is incredible. Just two weeks ago, they were down a run in the bottom of the 12th inning of the AL Wild Card play-in game against the A's. But a furious rally advanced them to the ALDS, where they swept the Angels 3–0, and tonight they …
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  • Secret to Travis Ishikawa's outfield defense might be 'Mike Tro…

    Secret to Travis Ishikawa's outfield defense might be 'Mike Trout' cleats

    yahoo.com Oct 12
    Your browser does not support iframes. ST. LOUIS — Mike Trout might not be around in the postseason anymore, now that the Los Angeles Angels have been eliminated. But Trout's shoes play on — while covering the feet of San Francisco Giants outfielder Tra…
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  • Royals keep same roster; O's add Matusz

    Royals keep same roster; O's add Matusz

    ESPN.com Oct 10
    The Kansas City Royals will enter the AL Championship Series with the same 25-man roster they used in a sweep of the Los Angeles Angels.
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  • Extending Happy Hour After the Royals’ Sweep

    Extending Happy Hour After the Royals’ Sweep

    nytimes.com Oct 8
    First baseman Eric Hosmer invited Royals fans to a local pub after leading the team to a sweep of the Angels.
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  • Angels claim OFs Marte, Kieschnick from D-backs

    Angels claim OFs Marte, Kieschnick from D-backs

    MLB.com Oct 7
    The Angels claimed outfielders Roger Kieschnick and Alfredo Marte from the D-backs on Tuesday, designating outfielder Brennan Boesch and catcher John Buck in order to create room on the 40-man roster.
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  • Eric Hosmer bought everybody drinks after Royals advanced to AL…

    Eric Hosmer bought everybody drinks after Royals advanced to ALCS

    Eric Hosmer came through again for the Kansas City Royals in Game 3 of the ALDS on Sunday night, hitting a two-run homer in the third inning that put the game out of reach early. The Royals won 8-3, sweeping the Los Angeles Angels and advancing to the A…
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  • Lorenzo Cain Is Your Newest Playoff Star

    Lorenzo Cain Is Your Newest Playoff Star

    deadspin.com Oct 6
    If the Kansas City Royals' sweep of the Anaheim Angels left us with one lasting image, it will probably be that of Royals center fielder Lorenzo Cain just about losing his damn mind after making his second straight spectacular catch in the top of the fi…
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  • Butler thrills fans with steal

    Butler thrills fans with steal

    MLB.com Oct 6
    Royals designated hitter Billy Butler, regarded more for his exploits with his bat then his legs, swiped second base successfully in the third inning off unassuming Angels reliever Hector Santiago, startling and thrilling the crowd.
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  • Trout's first big postseason moment a footnote in series loss

    Trout's first big postseason moment a footnote in series loss

    MLB.com Oct 6
    Mike Trout's signature postseason moment was short-lived. It came in the first inning of Game 3 on Sunday, when the superstar center fielder took James Shields deep to left-center field for a solo home run, giving the Angels their first and final lead o…
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  • KC's surprising dingers signal trouble for opponent

    KC's surprising dingers signal trouble for opponent

    MLB.com Oct 6
    Every time Ned Yost was asked how his Royals would approach the Angels, he had the same basic answer: Count on pitching and defense, then manufacture some runs. He wasn't playing possum, either. This was truth as he knew it. After all, the Royals are th…
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  • Hamilton can't find it in time

    Hamilton can't find it in time

    MLB.com Oct 6
    Josh Hamilton spent the four weeks leading up the ALDS in an uphill battle, dealing with an ailing right shoulder and sharp pains in the right side of his body and the Angels' outfielder simply wasn't able to get back on track, going 0-for-13 with an RB…
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  • Wilson's rough start short-circuits Halos, forces Scioscia's ha…

    Wilson's rough start short-circuits Halos, forces Scioscia's hand

    MLB.com Oct 6
    The box score for the visitors looked like something out of March in the Cactus League, in Arizona. Eight Angels pitchers against the Royals? In Game 3 of the American League Division Series, with the season on the line?
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  • Video - Fan Beaten Following Angels Game 02:07

    Fan Beaten Following Angels Game

    Oct 6
    Witnesses describe the scene surrounding an incident in the parking lot of Angel Stadium of Anaheim, where a fan was beaten following Friday night's playoff game against the Kansas City Royals.
  • Video - Consistent Play Guides Royals To ALCS 02:24

    Consistent Play Guides Royals To ALCS

    Oct 5
    Baseball Tonight's Manny Acta breaks down the Orioles advancing to the ALCS and what went wrong for the Angels.
  • Video - Royals Sweep Angels 02:10

    Royals Sweep Angels

    Oct 5
    The Royals defeated the Angels 8-3 to set up a matchup with the Baltimore Orioles in the American League Championship Series.
  • Video - Royals Top Angels In 11 To Take 2-0 Lead 03:00

    Royals Top Angels In 11 To Take 2-0 Lead

    Oct 3
    Highlight Of The Night: Eric Hosmer's two-run homer in the 11th lifted the Royals to a 4-1 win over the Angels in Game 2 of the ALDS.

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