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Angels won't limit ace Richards' workload

Angels won't limit ace Richards' workload

ESPN.com Updated 12 hours ago
The Los Angeles Angels won't limit Garrett Richards' workload down the stretch this season, especially with the Oakland Athletics squarely in their sights.
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  • The Grand Slam: Adam Jones hits two homers, beats Angels all by…

    The Grand Slam: Adam Jones hits two homers, beats Angels all by himself

    Matt Shoemaker almost had the Baltimore Orioles figured out. Almost. Shoemaker, the Los Angeles Angels rookie starting pitcher, struck out 10 Orioles in 5 2/3 innings Monday night and he only gave up three hits to Baltimore batters not named Adam Jones.…
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  • Jones' two homers propel Norris, O's at Big A

    Jones' two homers propel Norris, O's at Big A

    MLB.com 23 hours ago
    Adam Jones showcased his power stroke Monday night in Anaheim, going deep twice -- and for the third time in three games -- to post a four-RBI game that lifted the Orioles to a series-opening 4-2 win over the Angels.
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  • Angels shoot invisible arrows at Fernando Rodney during comebac…

    Angels shoot invisible arrows at Fernando Rodney during comeback

    yahoo.com Jul 21 (yesterday)
    Some of those invisible arrows that Seattle Mariners closer Fernando Rodney likes to shoot came back around and pierced him in the rear end Sunday afternoon. Rodney did his famous archery pantomime in the eighth inning after coming on for a save with fi…
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  • Angels burn Mariners for 30th win via rally

    Angels burn Mariners for 30th win via rally

    ESPN.com MLB.com nytimes.com Jul 20 (2 days ago)
    Grant Green hit a bases-loaded single off Fernando Rodney with two out in the ninth inning after Albert Pujols tied the score with an RBI double, and the Angels pulled out a 6-5 victory over the Seattle Mariners on Sunday.
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  • M's Cano asks for day to rest sore hamstring

    M's Cano asks for day to rest sore hamstring

    ESPN.com MLB.com Jul 20 (2 days ago)
    All-Star second baseman Robinson Cano has been scratched from the Seattle Mariners' starting lineup for Sunday's series finale against the Los Angeles Angels because of tightness and soreness in his hamstring.
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  • Two aces reign in this Game of Thrones

    Two aces reign in this Game of Thrones

    MLB.com Jul 20 (3 days ago)
    Neither Felix Hernandez nor Garrett Richards were around when the Mariners beat the Angels, 3-2, in 12 inning Saturday night. But, says MLB.com's Lyle Spencer, both starters put on a show of excellence.
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  • Street thrilled to be with playoff contender

    Street thrilled to be with playoff contender

    MLB.com yahoo.com ESPN.com Jul 19 (3 days ago)
    Huston Street, acquired from San Diego by the Angels on Friday night in a six-player trade, has not played on a winning team since 2010 with the Rockies, but assumes the closer's role on the second-best team in baseball.
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  • Black confirms Benoit's new role as closer

    Black confirms Benoit's new role as closer

    MLB.com Jul 19 (3 days ago)
    With Huston Street headed to Orange County to pitch for the Angels, San Diego fans will have to get used to seeing Joaquin Benoit jog out of the bullpen for save opportunities. As expected, Bud Black confirmed on Saturday that Benoit will slide into Str…
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  • Angels rookie ends marathon vs. M's in 16th

    Angels rookie ends marathon vs. M's in 16th

    ESPN.com MLB.com nytimes.com Jul 19 (4 days ago)
    Angels beat Mariners 3-2 on Navarro's pinch single
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  • Angels reach deal with top pick Newcomb

    Angels reach deal with top pick Newcomb

    MLB.com Jul 18 (5 days ago)
    The Angels agreed to terms Friday with first-round Draft pick Sean Newcomb, just hours before the deadline to do so.
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  • MLB Network Host Told Trout Before Game He'd Triple Home Derek …

    MLB Network Host Told Trout Before Game He'd Triple Home Derek Jeter

    deadspin.com Jul 15
    MLB Network host Greg Amsinger spoke with Angels slugger Mike Trout during today's pre-game festivities, and jokingly told the All-Star outfielder that he'd come up to bat with Derek Jeter on second base—and hit a triple to drive home the Yankees captai…
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  • Trout 4 RBIs, Angels Beat Texas for 5th Win in Row

    Trout 4 RBIs, Angels Beat Texas for 5th Win in Row

    nytimes.com Jul 13
    Mike Trout doubled twice and drove in four runs as the Los Angeles Angels beat the Texas Rangers 10-7 Sunday and took a five-game winning streak into the All-Star break.
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  • Angels roar into break with Texas-sized sweep

    Angels roar into break with Texas-sized sweep

    MLB.com Jul 13
    With their 10-7 victory completing a four-game sweep of the reeling Rangers on Sunday, the high-flying Angels come to the break having won 26 of their past 35 games, closing to within 1 1/2 games of the A's in the American League West.
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  • Collin Cowgill suffers broken nose and thumb on unlucky bunt at…

    Collin Cowgill suffers broken nose and thumb on unlucky bunt attempt

    With so much focus lately on the dangers pitchers face standing 60 feet, 6 inches from home plate, it might be easy to lose sight of just how dangerous it is for batters to be in the same position. Unfortunately for Los Angeles Angels outfielder Collin …
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  • Kendrick, Angels keep Rangers in deep funk

    Kendrick, Angels keep Rangers in deep funk

    ESPN.com Jul 13
    Howie Kendrick celebrated his 31st birthday with three hits, including an RBI single during a four-run sixth inning as the Los Angeles Angels sent the Texas Rangers to their seventh straight loss, 5-2 on Saturday night.
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  • Video - Angels Won't Cap Garrett Richards' Innings 03:11

    Angels Won't Cap Garrett Richards' Innings

    Jul 22
    Jim Bowden discusses Angels general manager Jerry Dipoto's comments about the team's plan for Garrett Richards down the stretch.
  • Video - Orioles Double Up Angels 01:07

    Orioles Double Up Angels

    Jul 21
    SportsCenter Highlight of the Night: Adam Jones hit two home runs and had four RBIs in the Orioles' 4-2 win over the Angels.
  • Video - Can Angels Catch A's? 01:09

    Can Angels Catch A's?

    Jul 21
    The Baseball Tonight crew breaks down the success of the Los Angeles Angels.
  • Video - Orioles Double Up Angels 00:46

    Orioles Double Up Angels

    Jul 21
    Adam Jones hit two home runs and had four RBIs in the Orioles' 4-2 win over the Angels.

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