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Crisp, righty Norris on Angels' radar

Crisp, righty Norris on Angels' radar

MLB.com Updated Dec 6 (yesterday)
There was nothing official to report after another busy Day 2 of the Winter Meetings for Angels general manager Billy Eppler, but it wasn't for lack of effort. Eppler said things were progressing in his club's search for a second baseman, pitching, a fo…
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  • Angels non-tender Petit, Ege with roster full

    Angels non-tender Petit, Ege with roster full

    MLB.com Dec 2 (5 days ago)
    The Angels did not tender contracts Friday to veteran infielder Gregorio Petit and reliever Cody Ege, who now become free agents.
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  • Albert Pujols opening day status in question after foot surgery

    Albert Pujols opening day status in question after foot surgery

    yahoo.com Dec 2 (5 days ago)
    Albert Pujols may not be ready for opening day after second surgery on right foot. (Getty Images) It’s deja vu all over for the Los Angeles Angels. At this time last year, slugger Albert Pujols was recovering from early November surgery aimed at allevia…
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  • Royals swap Pounders for Minor League pitcher

    Royals swap Pounders for Minor League pitcher

    MLB.com Dec 1 (6 days ago)
    The Royals on Thursday traded right-hander Brooks Pounders to the Angels for Minor League right-hander Jared Ruxer.
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  • Heaney's Honduras trip highlights Angels' giving spirit

    Heaney's Honduras trip highlights Angels' giving spirit

    MLB.com Nov 24
    It's been a total team effort by the Angels this year as they give back and make a positive impact in the community, both at home and abroad.
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  • Angels add 4 pitchers to 40-man roster

    Angels add 4 pitchers to 40-man roster

    MLB.com Nov 18
    The Angels on Friday added pitching prospects Nate Smith, Keynan Middleton, Austin Adams, Eduardo Paredes and Nate Smith to their 40-man roster, protecting them from next month's Rule 5 Draft.
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  • Mike Trout's undeniable talent helped put him in rare MVP terri…

    Mike Trout's undeniable talent helped put him in rare MVP territory

    The remarkable legacy of Mike Trout continues to grow. The Los Angeles Angels outfielder was named the MVP of the American League for the second time in five MLB seasons on Thursday, receiving 19 first-place votes to top Mookie Betts of the Boston Red S…
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  • Altuve finishes 3rd in AL MVP Award vote

    Altuve finishes 3rd in AL MVP Award vote

    MLB.com Nov 17
    In a season in which he provided the catalyst to the Astros' offense all year long and posted career-high numbers in several offensive categories, All-Star second baseman Jose Altuve settled for a third-place finish in voting for the American League Mos…
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  • Report: Angels sign Jesse Chavez as efforts to bolster rotation…

    Report: Angels sign Jesse Chavez as efforts to bolster rotation depth begin

    yahoo.com Nov 11
    Veteran Jesse Chavez pitched for the Blue Jays and Dodgers in 2016. (Getty Images) What’s expected to be a busy offseason for the Los Angeles Angels will begin with the addition of free agent pitcher Jesse Chavez. According to ESPN’s Jerry Crasnick, the…
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  • Angels bring back Bailey on one-year deal

    Angels bring back Bailey on one-year deal

    MLB.com Nov 9
    The Angels signed right-handed reliever Andrew Bailey to a one-year contract on Wednesday and designated outfielder Shane Robinson for assignment.
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  • Buyers beware: Will Angels, Rockies be this winter's D-backs?

    Buyers beware: Will Angels, Rockies be this winter's D-backs?

    ESPN.com Nov 8
    Buyers beware: Will Angels, Rockies be this winter's D-backs?
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  • Angels pick up club option on Escobar for '17

    Angels pick up club option on Escobar for '17

    MLB.com Nov 7
    As expected, the Angels picked up third baseman Yunel Escobar's $7 million option for the 2017 season in advance of Monday's deadline, according to multiple reports. The club has not confirmed the move.
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  • Angels trade for Maybin to address left field

    Angels trade for Maybin to address left field

    MLB.com Nov 3
    The Angels kicked off the offseason in earnest Thursday, completing a deal with the Tigers that sent outfielder Cameron Maybin to Los Angeles for Minor League pitcher Victor Alcantara.
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  • Matt Shoemaker considering protective hat after line-drive inju…

    Matt Shoemaker considering protective hat after line-drive injury

    On September 4, Los Angeles Angels pitcher Matt Shoemaker was hit in the head by a 105mph line drive. Thankfully, after suffering a small skull fracture and a hematoma, he’s now healed and baseball ready (though since he plays for the Angels, he’ll have…
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  • Ziegler, Carew earn Bob Feller Act of Valor honors

    Ziegler, Carew earn Bob Feller Act of Valor honors

    MLB.com Oct 5
    Boston Red Sox reliever Brad Ziegler and former Minnesota Twins and California Angels great Rod Carew are the 2016 Bob Feller Act of Valor Award honorees, the Bob Feller Act of Valor Award Foundation announced Wednesday.
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  • The Angels paid C.J. Wilson $20 million and he didn't throw a p…

    The Angels paid C.J. Wilson $20 million and he didn't throw a pitch

    yahoo.com Oct 3
    C.J. Wilson didn’t throw a single pitch in the major leagues this year. But he got paid just like he did. C.J. Wilson's contract with the Angels is complete. This season he made $20 million in base salary and didn't throw a pitch in a game. — Greg Beach…
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  • Springer appears in all 162 games this season

    Springer appears in all 162 games this season

    MLB.com Oct 2
    Outfielder George Springer became the first Astros player since Carlos Lee in 2007 to appear in 162 games in a season when he led off Sunday against the Angels with an infield single. Springer, who was replaced by a pinch-runner, paced the Majors with 7…
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  • McHugh leads way as Astros shut out Angels

    McHugh leads way as Astros shut out Angels

    Jose Altuve regained the Major League lead in hits and Collin McHugh ended his season with 7 2/3 shutout innings as the Astros blanked the Angels, 3-0, on Saturday night to even the three-game series at Angel Stadium.
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  • Video - Richards' Road To Recovery 01:13

    Richards' Road To Recovery

    Mar 8
    Eric Karabell and Stephania Bell discuss the timetable for Angels pitcher Garrett Richards to return from a knee injury and what to his rehabilitation has involved to get back to the mound.
  • Video - Rob Manfred's Choice: The Josh Hamilton Ethical Nightmare 05:45

    Rob Manfred's Choice: The Josh Hamilton Ethical Nightmare

    Mar 5
    Major League Baseball has a choice: Help Josh Hamilton by sending him to rehab, or give the Angels' owners 25 million dollars.
  • Video - How Mike Trout Can Get Even Better 01:51

    How Mike Trout Can Get Even Better

    Feb 26
    Aaron Boone and Tim Kurkjian look at the ways that reigning MVP Mike Trout can get even better this season.
  • Video - Trout Wishes The Best For Hamilton 00:44

    Trout Wishes The Best For Hamilton

    Feb 26
    Angels outfielder Mike Trout shares his thoughts on Josh Hamilton, who met with MLB officials on Wednesday about a disciplinary issue.