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  1. Jered Weaver says he'll miss Jeff Mathis

    Mark Saxon

    AP Photo/Chris Carlson The Angels put up with Jeff Mathis' feeble hitting for six seasons primarily because they liked the way he worked with their pitchers. If there was one risk in trading Mathis, a .194 career hitter, to Toronto in the off-sea...

    Blog | March 07, 2012
  2. Hank Conger fighting for a chance

    Mark Saxon

    Going from top prospect to productive major-leaguer isn't as easy as it looks. Hank Conger is desperately trying to make that transition, but after a season in which he batted .209 in 197 plate appearances and struggled with the defensive demands ...

    Blog | February 24, 2012
  3. Chris Iannetta already knows the angles

    Mark Saxon

    As a math major at North Carolina, Chris Iannetta had to get through courses such as Advanced Calculus II, Functions of a Complex Variable with Applications and Elementary Differential Equations. Icon SMI Chris Iannetta feels comfortable ...

    Blog | February 21, 2012
  4. Position previews: Catcher

    Mark Saxon

    AP Photo/David Zalubowski A few days before general manager Jerry Dipoto made a couple of loud noises in the free-agent market, he made two lower-decibel moves that nonetheless resonated with Angels fans. Dipoto traded young pitcher Tyler Chatwoo...

    Blog | January 31, 2012
  5. Los Angeles Angels trade Jeff Mathis to Toronto Blue Jays for Bra...

    Mark Saxon

    Three days after trading for catcher Chris Iannetta, the Los Angeles Angels found a landing place for light-hitting catcher Jeff Mathis, trading him to the Toronto Blue Jays in exchange for left-handed pitcher Brad Mills.

    Story | Conversation | December 03, 2011
  6. Los Angeles Angels could be busy during winter meetings

    Mark Saxon

    The Los Angeles Angels could be busy during the winter meetings if general manager Jerry Dipoto is able to fulfill his wish list.

    Story | Conversation | December 01, 2011
  7. Angels free-agency primer: What they need

    Mark Saxon

    AP Photo, Getty Images The top of the Angels' rotation isn't a concern. It's the 4 and 5 spots that could use some help. New Los Angeles Angels general manager Jerry Dipoto will have a few days to unpack and settle into his new office. Until Thu...

    Blog | October 31, 2011
  8. Angels turn, desperately, to Joel Pineiro

    Mark Saxon

    Today is hold-your-breath time if you still believe the Angels have a chance to reach the playoffs. They're relying on Joel Pineiro, who is 0-3 with a 10.26 ERA vs. the Oakland A's this season and recently referred to those struggles as the "curse...

    Blog | September 25, 2011
  9. A's 3, Angels 1: Three Up, Three Down

    Mark Saxon

    ANAHEIM -- The Angels simply can't get themselves into a race that's been standing there waiting for them. They lost to the Oakland A's 3-1 Friday night at Angel Stadium to eliminate themselves from the AL West race and to imperil their wild-card ...

    Blog | September 23, 2011
  10. Angels 4, A's 1: Three Up, Three Down

    Mark Saxon

    OAKLAND -- Jered Weaver got stronger as the game went along to pick up his 17th win and the Angels continued to keep the heat on the Texas Rangers with a 4-1 win at Oakland Wednesday afternoon. After Texas beat the Cleveland Indians 9-1 Wednesday...

    Blog | September 14, 2011
  11. Angels 6, Yankees 0: Three Up, Three Down

    Mark Saxon

    ANAHEIM -- The Angels look like they're serious about this whole pennant-race thing. With a dominating 6-0 win over the New York Yankees Saturday night, the Angels pulled to within 1 1/2 games of the Texas Rangers in the AL West. This is the close...

    Blog | September 10, 2011
  12. Angels 2, Yankees 1: Three Up, Three Down

    Mark Saxon

    ANAHEIM -- The Angels found a way to win a game they desperately needed. Maicer Izturis, pinch-hitting in the ninth inning, produced the game-winning RBI for the second straight game as the Angels beat the New York Yankees 2-1 in front of 41,014 f...

    Blog | September 09, 2011
  13. Mariners 2, Angels 1: Three Up, Three Down

    Mark Saxon

    ANAHEIM -- The Angels had as many errors, four, as hits Tuesday night and -- not surprisingly -- they lost to Felix Hernandez and the Seattle Mariners, 2-1 at Angel Stadium. The mistakes proved costly, as did the loss. The Angels dropped a game in...

    Blog | September 06, 2011
  14. Angels 7, Mariners 3: Three Up, Three Down

    Mark Saxon

    ANAHEIM -- Mark Trumbo smashed a first-inning home run and drove in three runs to lead the Angels to a 7-3 win Monday night over the Seattle Mariners, who made five errors. The win helped the Angels move to within 2 1/2 games of the first-place Te...

    Blog | September 05, 2011
  15. Rangers 9, Angels 5: Three Up, Three Down

    Mark Saxon

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- The Angels built a three-run early lead, but fell apart in a couple of sloppy innings and lost the deciding game of their important three-game series against the Texas Rangers 9-5 Sunday night. Ace Jered Weaver struggled pitching ...

    Blog | August 28, 2011
  16. Jered Weaver faces yet another new challenge

    Mark Saxon

    ANAHEIM, Calif. -- Things felt different for Jered Weaver on Wednesday night, and it wasn't just that he was battling to find his release point and having trouble throwing a slider in the early innings. He felt a little more amped up, he said, in ...

    Blog | August 24, 2011