LA Angels News

  • Inbox: What will Cron's role be next season?
    What's expected from C.J. Cron, going forward? Will the Angels add starters? Beat reporter Maria Guardado answers these and more in the latest Inbox.
  • Shoulder injury knocks Ward off AFL roster
    Angels catching prospect Taylor Ward was removed from the Arizona Fall League's Scottsdale Scorpions roster earlier this week with a right shoulder impingement, general manager Billy Eppler said Thursday.
  • Angels' Arizona Fall League overview
    Jonathan Mayo checks in on the Angels' Arizona Fall League participants, led by first base prospect Matt Thaiss.
  • #AwardWorthy: Vote for Andrelton
    Vote for Andrelton Simmons (Best Defensive Player) in the 2017 Esurance MLB Awards, baseball's ultimate honors.
  • Multi-inning relievers a priority for Angels
    Coming out of Spring Training, the Angels had three relievers on their roster who they thought would be capable of pitching multiple innings: Yusmeiro Petit, JC Ramirez and Bud Norris. But injuries soon forced them to reallocate those arms.
  • Halos hope for steady offense from Maldonado
    No Major League catcher shouldered as heavy a workload this regular season as Angels backstop Martin Maldonado. In his first full season as a starter, Maldonado led the Majors with 137 games caught, the most by an Angels catcher since Bob Boone's 144 in 1986.
  • Inbox: What positions are most crucial to fill?
    Which position is the most important to fill? What will the rotation look like? Beat reporter Maria Guardado answers these and more in the latest Inbox.
  • Angels' Top 30 prospects list
    Who do the Angels have in the pipeline? Get scouting reports, video, stats, projected ETAs and more for the Halos' Top 30 Prospects on MLBPipeline.com's Prospect Watch.
  • Angels prioritize offense this offseason
    The Angels will have several holes to fill as they look ahead to the 2018 season, though one stands out to manager Mike Scioscia more than others.
  • The Eagles gave Trout a TD celebration
    The Eagles gave Trout a TD celebration
  • Barria, Jones named Prospects of the Year
    Jaime Barria's steep rise from Class-A Advanced Inland Empire to Triple-A Salt Lake this season cemented his status as one of the brightest pitching talents in the Angels' improving farm system. His stock was further validated after he was named the organization's Pitching Prospect of the Year by MLBPipeline.com for the second consecutive year.
  • Contract decision looming for Upton
    While Justin Upton has yet to announce a decision on his future, a source told MLB.com that it's increasingly likely he will exercise the opt-out clause in his contract and become a free agent.
  • Hansen won't be back as hitting coach
    Hitting coach Dave Hansen will not return for the 2018 season, the Angels announced on Wednesday.
  • Adell, Canning lead prospects at instructs
    Several members of the Angels 2017 Draft class are in Arizona participating in Instructional League, including each of the club's first four selections. Most notably first-rounder Jo Adell and second-rounder Griffin Canning, the Angels No. 1 and No. 4 prospects, are present and building toward the future.
  • Scioscia 'thrilled' to return in '18, a contract year
    Mike Scioscia will return to manage the Angels in 2018, but his future with the organization is unclear beyond that.
  • Trout among most popular jerseys
    MLB and the MLB Players Association jointly announced the latest Most Popular Jerseys rankings on Tuesday, and the rookie slugger topped the list to add another distinction to an historic first full year. The list is based on sales of Majestic jerseys from MLBShop.com since Opening Day.
  • Angels fall short despite highlight-reel season
    The Angels fell short of their goal of clinching an American League Wild Card berth and ended up finishing with a second consecutive losing season, but 2017 still carried several bright spots that the club hopes will position it for more success in the near future.
  • Angels counting on healthier pitching staff in '18
    The Angels' greatest source of optimism heading into 2018 centers around a starting rotation that is projected to be healthier and deeper than it has been over the last two seasons.
  • Bridwell finishes breakout season on high note
    Parker Bridwell capped his breakout rookie campaign on a high note, tossing seven scoreless innings to lead the Angels to a 6-2 victory over the Mariners in Sunday afternoon's regular-season finale at Angel Stadium.
  • Angels' 6-run 7th backs Bridwell's start in win
    The Angels' offense erupted for six runs in the seventh against the Mariners' bullpen, leading to a 6-2 victory in Sunday's regular-season finale at Angel Stadium.
  • Scioscia believes Pujols will bounce back in '18
    It's been a difficult season for Albert Pujols, but the Angels have reason to believe that the 37-year-old slugger will rebound in 2018 with the help of a normal winter.
  • Draft order set; Angels to pick 17th
    Both the San Francisco Giants and Detroit Tigers had designs on the postseason in 2017. For a variety of reasons, things didn't work out as planned. The consolation prize? Getting to pick at the top of the 2018 Draft.
  • Simmons, Cron team up for wild 6-3 putout
    Simmons, Cron team up for wild 6-3 putout
  • Halos can't hold off Mariners' late rally
    Kyle Seager and Yonder Alonso launched back-to-back home runs to highlight a five-run eighth inning that propelled the Mariners to a 6-4 comeback win over the Angels on Saturday night at Angel Stadium.
  • Pujols passes Murray to climb all-time RBI list
    Albert Pujols collected his 1,918th career RBI in the Angels' 6-4 loss to the Mariners on Saturday night, surpassing Eddie Murray for sole possession of eighth place on the all-time list, according to the Elias Sports Bureau.
  • Trout adds to historic clout with 200th homer
    Mike Trout reached an impressive milestone on Friday night, launching his 200th career home run in the first inning of the Angels' 6-5 win over the Mariners at Angel Stadium.
  • Will Upton opt out of deal or return to Halos?
    Justin Upton isn't offering any hints about one of the Angels' biggest offseason questions: Will he return to Anaheim next year or exercise his opt-out clause and become a free agent?
  • Trout's 2nd HR fuels big 8th as Halos stun M's
    Mike Trout's second homer of the game and Luis Valbuena's pinch-hit, two-run double led a four-run eighth inning that vaulted the Angels to a 6-5 comeback victory over the Mariners in Friday night's series opener at Angel Stadium.
  • Marsh, Hunter Jr. getting extra ABs at instructs
    Instructional league gives teams a chance to get extra reps for players who may have missed time in the past and that's exactly what the Angels are doing with Brandon Marsh and Torii Hunter Jr.
  • Angels can't hold late lead in series finale
    Tim Anderson scored from first base on Rymer Liriano's RBI single to left in the eighth inning as the White Sox came back to top the Halos on Thursday. Rob Brantly started the comeback with a two-run home run earlier in the inning. Carlos Perez had a two-run homer for the Angels.
  • Halos' chase ends on White Sox HR in 10th
    The White Sox played the spoiler role on Wednesday night, as Nicky Delmonico blasted a two-run, walk-off home run off Blake Parker to lift Chicago to a 6-4 victory in 10 innings, eliminating the Angels from playoff contention.
  • Angels take pride in late-season elimination
    The Angels said they could take some pride in keeping their postseason dreams alive until Game 158, despite suffering a series of significant injuries during the season.

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