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Angels first baseman Albert Pujols and outfielders Josh Hamilton and Mike Trout are scheduled for a 1 p.m. MT news conference, marking their arrival at Spring Training for a 2013 season full of hope for Halos fans.Share Tweet
Torii Hunter puts Newport Beach home on market, asking for $3.975 millionAfter signing a two-year, $26 million deal with the Detroit Tigers this offseason, Torii Hunter has made the decision to put his time with the Los Angeles Angels completely behind him - not surprisingly - by placing his Newport Beach property on theShare TweetHis hands trembled, his breath quickened and his eyes began to fill with tears. Felix Hernandez looked down at the piece of paper containing details of the largest contract ever placed in front of a pitcher and emotion took over.Share TweetCORAL GABLES, Fla. (AP) -- Every University of Miami baseball player underwent testing recently for performance-enhancing drugs, including human growth hormone, a person with knowledge of the situation told The Associated Press.Share Tweet
Depth ensures stiff 'pen competition for A'sCompetition in the bullpen is fierce in A's camp this spring, putting Oakland in a position manager Bob Melvin described as "enviable."Share Tweet
Hamilton not worried over L.A. temptationsESPN.com Feb 13, 2013As he prepares to embark on his first season with the Angels, slugger Josh Hamilton said Wednesday he's not worried about the temptations he might have to overcome this season while playing in Los Angeles.Share TweetBRADENTON, Fla. (AP) -- The Pittsburgh Pirates have signed infielder Brandon Inge.Share Tweet
Josh Hamilton thanks ‘Juice Lady’ infomercial (and God) for weight lossSlugger Josh Hamilton reported to Los Angeles Angels spring training Tuesday for the first time since coming over from the Texas Rangers via free agency. Hamilton and Albert Pujols in the same camp - in the same lineup! The power. When they met, it mustShare TweetAn MRI taken on Ryan Madson's elbow Tuesday came back clean, and the Angels reliever will be unable to throw until he is re-evaulated in a week.Share TweetThis week, Cliff Corcoran will break down what to watch in each team's camp as part of SI.com's spring training preview. Teams are listed by their order of finish from 2012. Note: The Big Prospect is a player who will be in major league camp but has not…Share TweetIt turns out that all of the talk about Felix Hernandez's elbow was much ado about nothing. At least as it pertains to his new $175 million deal. The Seattle Mariners and their ace finalized the mammoth contract extension on Tuesday, ending a week's wor…Share Tweet
BBTN Special: Angels Spring TrainingFeb 13Karl Ravech and Tim Kurkjian report from Angels spring training.
Hamilton Prepared For LAFeb 13Josh Hamilton talks about transitioning to a new team, Albert Pujols, and LA living.
Angels Looking To RegroupFeb 13C.J. Wilson talks about last year's struggles, Josh Hamilton's past conflicts, and what to expect from the Angels in 2013.
Angels Built For PowerFeb 13Albert Pujols talks about a powerful Angels lineup, impressions of Mike Trout, and how the team is dealing with high expectations.