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  1. Angels 2014: Could this be the year?

    Mark Saxon

    The other day, a reporter asked Angels general manager Jerry Dipoto to assign blame for the acquisition of pitcher Joe Blanton, the occasion being the Angels' unconditional release of the, ahem, struggling right-hander. Dipoto's answer was refreshing...

    Blog | March 31, 2014
  2. Quick take: Angels 4, Dodgers 3

    Mark Saxon

    ANAHEIM, Calif. -- The Los Angeles Dodgers rarely look competitive in interleague road games -- especially when they drift south to Anaheim -- and Wednesday night was no exception. The Dodgers were dominated by returning ace Jered Weaver and lost ...

    Blog | May 29, 2013
  3. Dodgers, Angels share many parallels

    Mark Saxon

    LOS ANGELES -- The Los Angeles Dodgers couldn't help but notice a few parallels with the team that plays approximately 30 miles down the freeway from them. Massive expectations after an offseason splash, two franchises trying to plug the hole on d...

    Blog | May 26, 2013
  4. Dodgers vs. Angels: Who has the edge?

    Mark Saxon

    Who knows, maybe this is the season it finally happens. The Dodgers, having spared no expense, will field a balanced, dangerous team and feel like they are positioned for a World Series run. The Angels, who jacked up their already formidable power wi...

    Blog | January 24, 2013
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. Can they win despite their pitching?

    Mark Saxon

    AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez The Angels are a different team in July than they were in April. Obviously, right? They have Mike Trout and Ernesto Frieri now. They had Bobby Abreu and Vernon Wells then. But the morphing of the team's personality...

    Blog | July 26, 2012
  9. Torii Hunter, remember him?

    Mark Saxon

    ANAHEIM, Calif. -- For most of Torii Hunter's time in Anaheim, he was the conscience of his team, the player reporters sought for perspective. He was the center of the clubhouse and, many times, the best player wearing an Angels uniform. Now, h...

    Blog | July 25, 2012
  10. 3 up, 3 down: Angels 11, Royals 6

    Mark Saxon

    ANAHEIM, Calif. -- The Angels continue to thrive at home. They jumped out to a 7-0 lead off Luke Hochevar in the third inning and cruised for a while behind Jered Weaver before hitting late turbulence in an 11-6 win over the Kansas City Royals on ...

    Blog | July 25, 2012
  11. Angels' rotation wobbles along

    Mark Saxon

    ANAHEIM, Calif. -- Rumors swirl this time of year. They also dart. They almost always die. A couple of potentially marquee solutions to the Los Angeles Angels' pitching problem might have disappeared late Tuesday, as reports indicated Cole Hame...

    Blog | July 24, 2012
  12. Mike Trout has the power to amaze

    Mark Saxon

    ANAHEIM -- The reason Mike Trout has struck the major leagues with such meteoric force is it's impossible to fathom where his talents will lead. Is he blossoming into a great disruptor, a speedster who forces his way onto the basepaths any way he ...

    Blog | July 20, 2012
  13. 3 up, 3 down: Angels 6, Rangers 1

    Mark Saxon

    ANAHEIM -- After two years of being dominated in head-to-head games with the Texas Rangers, the Angels seem to have gotten a handle on competing with their primary division rivals. Behind a hard-working effort by ace Jered Weaver and more power fr...

    Blog | July 20, 2012
  14. Is there madness left in Motor City?

    Mark Saxon

    The last time the Angels played the Detroit Tigers, things turned chippy. Jered Weaver hooked up with Justin Verlander, two of the league's best pitchers in a Cy Young showdown, and tension gradually built on a muggy afternoon. Weaver got angry at...

    Blog | July 16, 2012
  15. 3 Up, 3 Down: Angels 10, Yankees 8

    Mark Saxon

    The Angels did something Sunday that teams like the Yankees often do: They smothered their opponent with an unrelenting lineup. It may have been the Angels' most complete offensive game of the season. Every starter but Alberto Callaspo had at leas...

    Blog | July 15, 2012
  16. 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