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  1. Are SoCal teams driving up the price on Zack Greinke?

    Mark Saxon

    It looks more and more like pitcher Zack Greinke could be headed for a record payday and the Dodgers and Angels seem to be pushing the market up and up. Or, at least that's the perception around baseball, no doubt fueled by Greinke's representatives....

    Blog | November 26, 2012
  2. There's no 'W' in Anaheim for Greinke

    Mark Saxon

    AP Photo/Reed Saxon Zack Greinke made his first start as an Angel on Sunday afternoon, but it was his third start at Angel Stadium. Here's how his luck has gone in Orange County: In 2009, he took his first loss of what proved to be a Cy Young ...

    Blog | July 29, 2012
  3. C.J. Wilson and the art of coping

    Mark Saxon

    ANAHEIM, Calif. -- Because the Angels signed C.J. Wilson as a free agent this past winter, it's easy to forget he's not exactly a sage when it comes to being a starting pitcher. Until 2010, Wilson had never started a major league game, having pitc...

    Blog | July 28, 2012
  4. Angels hope Greinke settles in fast

    Mark Saxon

    ANAHEIM, Calif. -- Zack Greinke will be riding a 19-game home unbeaten streak when he takes the mound at Angel Stadium on Sunday afternoon, but those came in a different home -- actually, two different homes. Greinke, the 2009 Cy Young winner, has...

    Blog | July 28, 2012
  5. Getting Zack Greinke pushes Los Angeles Angels forward

    Mark Saxon

    The Angels show commitment to winning now by getting Zack Greinke.

    Story | Conversation | July 27, 2012
  6. Sticking with Ervin Santana for now

    Mark Saxon

    Angels manager Mike Scioscia said struggling pitcher Ervin Santana will remain in the Angels' rotation for at least one more start. Scioscia will limit Santana to 15 outs Friday night, something he has done in the past with struggling pitchers, in...

    Blog | July 22, 2012
  7. It's up to Dipoto to fix the pitching

    Mark Saxon

    ANAHEIM, Calif. -- General manager Jerry Dipoto came to Anaheim under practically ideal conditions. He was following an ineffective predecessor, coming to work for an owner who spends freely and joining a franchise under a respected manager with a wi...

    Blog | July 21, 2012
  8. 3 up, 3 down: Rangers 9, Angels 2

    Mark Saxon

    ANAHEIM, Calif. -- For a while, Ervin Santana was an enigma. Now, he's just a problem. The first-place Texas Rangers knocked Santana around Saturday, chasing him from the game in the second inning, as the Angels lost 9-2 to fall six games back in ...

    Blog | July 21, 2012
  9. Haren, Santana could affect trade strategy

    Mark Saxon

    ANAHEIM -- Angels manager Mike Scioscia confirmed Friday that Dan Haren will come off the 15-day disabled list Sunday to pitch against the first-place Texas Rangers. That means that Haren will follow Ervin Santana in the Angels' rotation, which is...

    Blog | July 20, 2012
  10. 3 Up, 3 Down: Tigers 8, Angels 6

    Mark Saxon

    The Angels continue to get so-so starting pitching and awful relief as they lost for the third time in four games since the All-Star break, dropping an 8-6 game in Detroit Monday. The Good: He's back. Torii Hunter missed most of two games after...

    Blog | July 16, 2012
  11. 10 questions for the second half

    Mark Saxon

    1. What's the deal with Haren and Santana? It took the almost unthinkable -- Dan Haren going on the disabled list -- to shed a little light on why one of the most consistent, durable starters in the game has been struggling. Ervin Santana can't point...

    Blog | July 12, 2012
  12. Pitching problems are adding up

    Mark Saxon

    ANAHEIM -- The fact that lefty Brad Mills will be recalled from Triple-A Salt Lake to start Sunday's game against the Baltimore Orioles clues you in quickly to the state of the Angels' rotation. Mills, the 27-year old the Angels acquired from the ...

    Blog | July 07, 2012
  13. 3 up, 3 down: Indians 12, Angels 3

    Mark Saxon

    The Angels are virtually unbeatable when Jered Weaver or C.J. Wilson starts. With anybody else, not so much. The Angels lost the rubber game at Cleveland, with Ervin Santana getting knocked around in Wednesday's 12-3 loss. The Good: Cutthroa...

    Blog | July 04, 2012
  14. 3 up, 3 down: Blue Jays 7, Angels 5

    Mark Saxon

    Even after a 17-8 June, the Angels have gotten no closer to catching the first-place Texas Rangers. The Angels lost 7-5 to the Toronto Blue Jays north of the border, snapping a four-game winning streak and pushing them to 5 1/2 games behind the Ra...

    Blog | June 29, 2012
  15. Jerome Williams on the mend

    Mark Saxon

    The Angels aren't entirely sure when Jerome Williams will pitch for them again, but he sounds fairly confident it won't be long. That's encouraging news six days after Williams had to be hospitalized overnight after experiencing shortness of breath a...

    Blog | June 24, 2012
  16. Santana gets back on the wave

    Mark Saxon

    ANAHEIM -- Ervin Santana looks about the same whether he's giving up a monster home run or pitching a no-hitter. He has a passive demeanor, as if he's taking his dog for a walk rather than competing for the highest stakes in a major-league stadium...

    Blog | June 23, 2012