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David Freese's Late HR Puts Angels Past Tigers 2-1

David Freese's Late HR Puts Angels Past Tigers 2-1

nytimes.com ESPN.com Updated Jul 27 (2 days ago)
After a weekend filled with mostly miserable swings, David Freese surprised his teammates, the Angel Stadium fireworks crew and even himself when he hit a tiebreaking homer.
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  • Derek Jeter and the Angels have almost perfected the 'silent tr…

    Derek Jeter and the Angels have almost perfected the 'silent treatment'

    yahoo.com Jul 27 (yesterday)
    Lost in the craziness that has been Major League Baseball this weekend was a monumental occurrence for New York Yankees outfielder Ichiro Suzuki. Well, monumental relative to his recent production anyway. The 40-year-old veteran actually entered play on…
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  • Yankees, rest of MLB can stop dreaming about Rays ace David Pri…

    Yankees, rest of MLB can stop dreaming about Rays ace David Price

    nydailynews.com Jul 26 (3 days ago)
    It’s a real trading deadline conundrum — too many teams that think they’re still in contention for a berth in the postseason and, now that the Angels and Tigers have cleaned out the closer market, almost all of them are seeking the same commodities: sta…
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  • Smyly Dominates Early, but Tigers Fall 2-1 to LAAs

    Smyly Dominates Early, but Tigers Fall 2-1 to LAAs

    nytimes.com Jul 26 (3 days ago)
    When Drew Smyly struck out six straight Angels early on, even the Detroit Tigers were dazzled by their left-hander's dominance.
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  • Angels Slip Past Tigers 2-1 With 6th-Inning Rally

    Angels Slip Past Tigers 2-1 With 6th-Inning Rally

    nytimes.com MLB.com Jul 26 (3 days ago)
    Efren Navarro and Kole Calhoun drove in runs in the sixth inning, and the Los Angeles Angels overcame Drew Smyly's early dominance for a 2-1 victory over the Detroit Tigers on Friday night.
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  • Angels' Hamilton (knee) sits out vs. Tigers

    Angels' Hamilton (knee) sits out vs. Tigers

    ESPN.com Jul 25 (3 days ago)
    Josh Hamilton was not in the lineup Saturday, sitting out one day after leaving the Los Angeles Angels' 2-1 win against Detroit in the fourth inning with left knee soreness.
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  • The Grand Slam: Max Scherzer bests Garrett Richards as Tigers t…

    The Grand Slam: Max Scherzer bests Garrett Richards as Tigers top Angels

    yahoo.com MLB.com ESPN.com nytimes.com Jul 25 (4 days ago)
    Los Angeles Angels pitcher Garrett Richards has been one of the breakout pitchers of the 2014 season, but as his matchup Thursday night against Max Scherzer and the Detroit Tigers showed us, there's a reason Scherzer is the reigning Cy Young winner and …
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  • That's one: Street gets first save for Angels

    That's one: Street gets first save for Angels

    MLB.com Jul 24 (5 days ago)
    Huston Street doesn't have a nameplate above his locker yet, but he does have his first save as an Angel.
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  • Angels have morphed into a monster team

    Angels have morphed into a monster team

    MLB.com Jul 24 (5 days ago)
    The 60-40 Angels are a reminder that winning doesn't happen overnight, even when the blueprint is smart and the execution flawless. They're also a reminder that the best general managers find players here, there and everywhere.
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  • Angels beat O's on bases-loaded walk in 8th

    Angels beat O's on bases-loaded walk in 8th

    ESPN.com nytimes.com Jul 24 (5 days ago)
    Kole Calhoun drew a bases-loaded walk from reliever Brian Matusz in the eighth inning after a tying RBI double by Erick Aybar, and the Los Angeles Angels pulled out a 3-2 victory over the Baltimore Orioles on Wednesday night.
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  • Schoop's 2-run HR helps O's beat Angels

    Schoop's 2-run HR helps O's beat Angels

    ESPN.com MLB.com nytimes.com Jul 23 (6 days ago)
    Miguel Gonzalez took a two-hit shutout into the eighth inning, Jonathan Schoop homered and J.J. Hardy hit two RBI doubles to lead the Baltimore Orioles to a 4-2 victory over the Los Angeles Angels on Tuesday night.
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  • Angels won't limit ace Richards' workload

    Angels won't limit ace Richards' workload

    ESPN.com Jul 22 (7 days 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 Jul 22
    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
    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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  • Video - Freese's Late Home Run Lifts Angels 01:43

    Freese's Late Home Run Lifts Angels

    Jul 27
    Baseball Tonight Spotlight: David Freese's sixth home run of the season gave the Angels a 2-1 win over the Tigers.
  • Video - Shoemaker Outduels Verlander 01:25

    Shoemaker Outduels Verlander

    Jul 26
    SportsCenter Highlight of the Night: The Angels dropped Justin Verlander to 9-9 on the season with a 4-0 victory over the Tigers.
  • Video - Angels Sneak Past Tigers 00:47

    Angels Sneak Past Tigers

    Jul 25
    Efren Navarro and Kole Calhoun lifted the Angels past the Tigers 2-1.
  • Video - Tigers Claw Past Angels 01:19

    Tigers Claw Past Angels

    Jul 24
    SportsCenter Highlight of the Night: Max Scherzer struck out 11 to pick up his 12th victory of the season in the Tigers' 6-4 win over the Angels.

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    Jul 29
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    Jul 29
    Washington, D.C., attorney Michele Roberts has been voted in as the new executive director of the National Basketball Players Association, becoming the first woman to head up a major sports union.
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    Jul 28
    Even as the National Basketball Players Association is holding a meeting to elect a new executive director, top agents are urging their clients not to vote and pushing for other candidates to be considered, multiple sources told ESPN.com.
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    Jul 28
    Veteran guard Mo Williams is signing with the Minnesota Timberwolves, his representatives announced.