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Fans give Angels festive sendoff

Fans give Angels festive sendoff

MLB.com Updated Feb 11 (2 days ago)
The Angels celebrated "Moving Day" on Thursday, giving their Arizona-bound equipment truck a sendoff with a fan event that included autograph signing by past greats Chuck Finley and Garret Anderson plus current left-hander Tyler Skaggs.
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  • Jezebel What Dating Abroad Taught Me About Stateside Racism | G…

    Jezebel What Dating Abroad Taught Me About Stateside Racism | Gizmodo Your Stupid-Ass Typing Style M

    deadspin.com Feb 10 (3 days ago)
    Jezebel What Dating Abroad Taught Me About Stateside Racism | Gizmodo Your Stupid-Ass Typing Style Might Not Actually Be So Bad | Gawker Curtis Sliwa’s Guardian Angels Are Looking for Trouble | Jalopnik My Aston Martin’s Warranty Has Already Paid For It…
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  • Phils acquire Featherston from Halos for infield depth

    Phils acquire Featherston from Halos for infield depth

    MLB.com Feb 10 (3 days ago)
    The Phillies added some infield depth to their system on Wednesday by acquiring Taylor Featherston from the Angels for a player to be named or cash.
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  • Angels will try to set record for most people using selfie stic…

    Angels will try to set record for most people using selfie sticks

    yahoo.com Feb 9 (4 days ago)
    The Los Angeles Angels are about to do a dangerous thing. They are about to take a stance on a subject as divisive as the designated hitter. Is it acceptable to take a selfie at a baseball game? The Angels are not only saying yes, they are encouraging i…
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  • Rebounds could give Angels boost in 2016

    Rebounds could give Angels boost in 2016

    MLB.com Feb 8 (5 days ago)
    A bevy of players -- players with good track records, in fact -- are coming off down years and are in need of a rebound. If they do bounce back, perhaps the Angels will find out that they didn't really need that shiny new left fielder or that accomplish…
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  • Garret Anderson joins Angels' 'Moving Day' roster

    Garret Anderson joins Angels' 'Moving Day' roster

    MLB.com Feb 4
    Former All-Star outfielder Garret Anderson will join Chuck Finley and Tyler Skaggs for "Moving Day" at Angel Stadium, the team announced Thursday.
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  • Catching prospect Ward among Angels' NRIs

    Catching prospect Ward among Angels' NRIs

    MLB.com Feb 2
    The Angels on Tuesday revealed the list of 20 non-roster players invited to Major League Spring Training later this month in Tempe, Ariz.
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  • Iannetta excited to flip sides in AL West

    Iannetta excited to flip sides in AL West

    MLB.com Jan 31
    Having played the past four seasons with the division-rival Angels, Chris Iannetta is plenty familiar with the Mariners. And as he toured Safeco Field and took part in the weekend's FanFest, the veteran catcher wasted no time acclimating himself to his …
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  • Tigers add prospect Eaves, deal Marte to Angels

    Tigers add prospect Eaves, deal Marte to Angels

    MLB.com Jan 27
    The Tigers regained some organizational infield depth Wednesday, acquiring infield prospect Kody Eaves from the Angels in exchange for corner infielder Jefry Marte.
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  • Calhoun, Angels agree to 1-year deal, avoid arbitration

    Calhoun, Angels agree to 1-year deal, avoid arbitration

    MLB.com Jan 26
    The Angels avoided arbitration with Kole Calhoun on Tuesday night, signing their right fielder to a $3.4 million contract for 2016 and thus taking care of all their arbitration-eligible players, a source told MLB.com.
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  • Navarro traded to O's for cash considerations

    Navarro traded to O's for cash considerations

    MLB.com Jan 26
    The Angels officially said goodbye to fan favorite Efren Navarro on Tuesday, trading him to the Orioles for cash considerations.
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  • Angels and Nationals biggest losers in Yoenis Cespedes' decisio…

    Angels and Nationals biggest losers in Yoenis Cespedes' decision

    yahoo.com Jan 23
    The last major domino in free agency fell on Friday night when Yoenis Cespedes agreed to a three-year, $75 million contract to stay with the New York Mets. There's emphasis on the word major there, because there are still several notable free agents ava…
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  • Source: Angels, Richards agree to $6.425 million deal

    Source: Angels, Richards agree to $6.425 million deal

    MLB.com Jan 21
    The Angels avoided arbitration with starting pitcher Garrett Richards on Thursday, signing the ace right-hander for $6.425 million, a source told MLB.com.
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  • Kings of the road: Trout, Harper among top bats

    Kings of the road: Trout, Harper among top bats

    MLB.com Jan 21
    Since his full-time emergence on the Major League scene as the Angels' otherworldly center fielder in 2012, Mike Trout has been, among other things, "King of the Road," seizing that title from Miguel Cabrera.
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  • Three Angels acquisitions look to bounce back

    Three Angels acquisitions look to bounce back

    MLB.com Jan 20
    Al Alburquerque, Craig Gentry and Daniel Nava are all coming off down years, but the Angels' hope is that those 2015 performances were outliers, not the new norms.
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  • Angels to host fans for Moving Day on Feb. 11

    Angels to host fans for Moving Day on Feb. 11

    MLB.com Jan 19
    Leading up to Spring Training, the Angels will once again host "Moving Day" at Angel Stadium, a free event that includes autograph sessions, prizes and games. This year's event will be held Thursday, Feb. 11, from noon-2 p.m. PT.
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  • Angels officially ink reliever Alburquerque

    Angels officially ink reliever Alburquerque

    MLB.com Jan 19
    The Angels officially announced the signing of power reliever Al Alburquerque on Tuesday, designating first baseman Efren Navarro for assignment in order to create room on the 40-man roster.
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  • Angels ink Salas; Richards, Calhoun unsigned

    Angels ink Salas; Richards, Calhoun unsigned

    MLB.com Jan 15
    The Angels avoided arbitration with right-hander Fernando Salas, but were forced to exchange figures for one-year contract proposals with ace right-hander Garrett Richards and Gold Glove Award-winning right fielder Kole Calhoun.
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  • Angels theme night slated for Ducks contest

    Angels theme night slated for Ducks contest

    MLB.com Jan 15
    The Angels will pay a visit to their neighbors in the National Hockey League next month when the Anaheim Ducks host an Angels theme night on Feb. 5 at the Honda Center.
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  • Angels reportedly sign reliever Alburquerque

    Angels reportedly sign reliever Alburquerque

    MLB.com Jan 15
    The Angels reportedly added a piece to their bullpen on Friday, agreeing to a Major League contract with free-agent right-hander Al Alburquerque, according to Jon Heyman of MLB Network. The club has not confirmed the deal.
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  • Angels looking for Perez to take next step

    Angels looking for Perez to take next step

    MLB.com Jan 14
    In fewer than 12 months, Carlos Perez went from a trade throw-in to a potential starter. The Venezuela product didn't make his Major League debut until the second month of his eighth professional season, but now the Angels are hoping Perez can take the …
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  • Trout helps NJ family in time of need

    Trout helps NJ family in time of need

    MLB.com Jan 8
    Angels center fielder Mike Trout recently helped bring some much-needed holiday cheer to a New Jersey family in desperate need of it.
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  • Santiago, Angels avoid arbitration with $5M deal

    Santiago, Angels avoid arbitration with $5M deal

    MLB.com Jan 8
    The Angels avoided arbitration with Hector Santiago on Friday afternoon, signing him to a $5 million contract for 2016.
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  • On the rise, Kazmir excited for NL challenge

    On the rise, Kazmir excited for NL challenge

    MLB.com Jan 5
    To get from the low point of his career to the high point, Scott Kazmir had to cover only 30 miles, or roughly the distance between Angel Stadium and Dodger Stadium. He was released by the Angels in mid-June 2011 and now is back in Southern California o…
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  • Eppler eyes LF upgrade but options limited

    Eppler eyes LF upgrade but options limited

    MLB.com Jan 4
    Angels general manager Billy Eppler said he's "had conversations with free agents on the outfield market as recently as 24 hours ago," but wouldn't specify whether the bigger names -- Yoenis Cespedes, Justin Upton and Alex Gordon -- were among them.
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  • White Sox, Orioles have Cespedes on radar

    White Sox, Orioles have Cespedes on radar

    MLB.com Dec 29, 2015
    The White Sox and Orioles have emerged as the favorites to sign Yoenis Cespedes, according to MLB.com's Jesse Sanchez. The Angels, Giants and Rangers are all reportedly monitoring the situation as well.
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  • Sports Briefing: Dave Henderson, ’86 Red Sox Hero, Dies at 57

    Sports Briefing: Dave Henderson, ’86 Red Sox Hero, Dies at 57

    nytimes.com Dec 27, 2015
    With the Red Sox one strike from elimination in Game 5 of the American League Championship Series, Henderson hit a two-run homer against the California Angels to send the series back to Boston.
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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.