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  1. Angels' draft strategy focuses on colleges

    Mark Saxon

    ANAHEIM -- For years under scouting director Eddie Bane, the Angels tended to take higher-risk, higher-reward, often more-expensive high school players in the amateur draft. Then, after Bane was fired and replaced by Ric Wilson, the team changed d...

    Blog | June 05, 2012
  2. Torii Hunter leaves Los Angeles Angels after son's arrest

    Mark Saxon

    Angels right fielder Torii Hunter was not in the team's lineup for Monday night's game against the A's after his son was one of five Dallas-area high-school students arrested on charges of sexual assault earlier in the day.

    Story | Conversation | May 14, 2012
  3. Peter Bourjos hopes to become No. 1

    Mark Saxon

    In a way, adjusting to hitting ninth was harder for Peter Bourjos than it might be to become the Angels' leadoff hitter. Ever since high school, he had batted first. "It felt like they pitched me a little different, more breaking balls and stuff,"...

    Blog | February 28, 2012
  4. Mark Trumbo, Hank Conger swing for a cause

    Mark Saxon

    Angels Mark Trumbo and Hank Conger are participating in a home run derby-type event at El Dorado High School in Placentia on Saturday in a fundraiser for the Cory Hahn Fund. Hahn is the Arizona State player who sustained a serious neck injury in a b...

    Blog | January 17, 2012
  5. Gardena Serra High trio ready to pay off big for USC

    Mark Saxon

    Serra High School trio already paying off in big ways for the USC Trojans.

    Story | Conversation | October 10, 2011
  6. Torii Hunter wants another shot

    Mark Saxon

    ANAHEIM -- Torii Hunter had college scholarships on the table before he signed with the Minnesota Twins out of high school. He is good enough at math to know the odds are stacked against the Angels. He's just not letting it bother him. Hunter h...

    Blog | September 24, 2011
  7. Tyler Chatwood takes a hesitant first step

    Mark Saxon

    Less than four years ago, Tyler Chatwood was the San Bernardino County high-school player of the year at Redlands East Valley High. Last season, half of his starts came at Single-A Rancho Cucamonga. On Monday, Chatwood completed the geographical t...

    Blog | April 11, 2011
  8. Female pitchers Marti Sementelli and Ghazaleh Sailors make the da...

    Mark Saxon

    All-girl high school baseball pitching matchup gives moment some meaning.

    Story | Conversation | March 05, 2011
  9. First look: USC vs. Cal Bears

    Mark Saxon

    Jason O. Watson/US Presswire Cal running back Shane Vereen, who attended to Valencia High School, is average 5.7 yards a carry. One thing USC has going for it this week that it didn't have in each of the previous two: history. The Trojans have domi...

    Blog | October 12, 2010
  10. Angels lock up a bushel of draft picks

    Mark Saxon

    Angels general manager Tony Reagins said the club has signed more than 20 of its draft picks, including Mississippi high-school outfielder Ryan Bolden, the No. 40 overall pick and the Angels' fifth selection. Bolden had an offer to attend Ole Miss...

    Blog | June 14, 2010
  11. Angels first five picks all from high school

    Mark Saxon

    As usual, the Angels focused their attention on high school players in the draft. In addition to taking three Georgia prep stars with their early picks, the Angels kept it in secondary school later on the first day. Their No. 37 overall pick is Ta...

    Blog | June 07, 2010
  12. Angels seek southern comfort in draft

    Mark Saxon

    Apparently, Angels scouts spent a lot of time in the state of Georgia, because their first three picks in Monday's draft were all high-school players from the Peach State. Their top pick at No. 18 overall, Kaleb Cowart of Cook County High is a thi...

    Blog | June 07, 2010
  13. Scioscia takes a couple of personal days

    Mark Saxon

    Manager Mike Scioscia will miss the next two games in this series to attend the high school graduation of his daughter, Taylor. It's becoming a tradition around the Angels. Scioscia believes strongly in attending graduations, in part because his m...

    Blog | June 04, 2010
  14. For Hunter, it was worth the jet lag

    Mark Saxon

    Torii Hunter landed in Orange County at about 10:30 a.m. and came straight to Angel Stadium after taking a one-day detour to Arkansas to attend the high school graduation of his oldest son, Cameron. Hunter got permission to miss Tuesday night's game....

    Blog | May 26, 2010
  15. Hunter gets a day off, way off

    Mark Saxon

    Torii Hunter was not at Angel Stadium for Tuesday night's game against the Toronto Blue Jays. The team gave Hunter permission to miss one game so he could attend his oldest son Cameron's high school graduation in Texas. He is expected to return in ti...

    Blog | May 25, 2010
  16. Mark Saxon: Los Angeles Angels hardly looking like themselves

    Mark Saxon

    Angels suddenly watching other teams play agressive style they perfected.

    Story | Conversation | April 09, 2010