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  1. U.S. in trouble after loss to Mexico

    David Schoenfield

    Justin Verlander, Prince Fielder, Clayton Kershaw and Mike Trout aren't on the United States roster, and their absence means a lot of fans don't care about the World Baseball Classic -- certainly not enough to spend a Friday evening in early March wa...

    Blog | March 09, 2013
  2. Jorge Cantu opts for free agency

    Mark Saxon

    The Angels lost journeyman infielder Jorge Cantu on Monday when he opted out of his minor-league deal and became a free agent. Cantu's contract stipulated he could opt out if he wasn't on the major-league roster by May 1. Cantu, 30, was batting .2...

    Blog | April 30, 2012
  3. Alexi Amarista makes the cut

    Mark Saxon

    LOS ANGELES -- The Angels' final roster spot went to scrappy utility player Alexi Amarista over the more experienced, more powerful choice, Jorge Cantu. Manager Mike Scioscia said the decision came down to Amarista's ability to play five positions...

    Blog | April 04, 2012
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  5. Things that mattered Friday

    Mark Saxon

    C.J. Wilson, unlike some pitchers at this time of the spring, seems to have avoided a dead arm phase. His fastball was lively Friday against the Arizona Diamondbacks, helping him pile up six strikeouts in the first 10 batters he faced. Wilson got ...

    Blog | March 30, 2012
  6. Alexi Amarista makes a charge

    Mark Saxon

    Maybe it's because he's only about 5-foot-7 (if that), but Alexi Amarista is easy to overlook. The Angels have bigger names -- like Jorge Cantu -- and plenty of bigger people going for one of their few at-large bench jobs, but Amarista is making the ...

    Blog | March 28, 2012
  7. Jorge Cantu tries to find balance

    Mark Saxon

    TEMPE, Ariz. -- Jorge Cantu's career is near -- if not at -- its low point, his chances of making the Angels 50-50 at best. Even if he does latch on, he figures to play about once a week, if that, and for a salary that's a pittance compared with what...

    Blog | March 21, 2012
  8. Angels 6, White Sox 2

    Angels 6, White Sox 2

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | March 06, 2012
  9. Jorge Cantu at another crossroads

    Mark Saxon

    By the age of 23, Jorge Cantu had already garnered MVP votes. By 27, he had driven in 95 or more runs three times. Now, at 30, he's on a minor-league contract, struggling to make the Angels' Opening Day roster as a reserve infielder. The last f...

    Blog | February 21, 2012
  10. Surprise positional outlook: First base

    Richard Durrett

    Let's take a look at the infield as we continue to get prepared for spring training with our Surprise positional outlooks. Today's position: First base The biggest free agent on the market is Prince Fielder, and while the Rangers have said obta...

    Blog | January 23, 2012
  11. Angels invite 20 non-roster players to Arizona

    Mark Saxon

    The Angels Wednesday announced the 20 players not on their 40-man roster that they've invited to spring training. Everyone on the list aside from Jorge Cantu, Doug Deeds, Robinson Diaz, Eric Hurley and Ryan Langerhans is from the organization. Her...

    Blog | January 18, 2012
  12. Angels sign Cantu to minor-league deal

    Mark Saxon

    The Los Angeles Angels signed journeyman infielder Jorge Cantu to a minor-league contract Friday and invited the once-feared slugger to join them for spring training. Cantu hit 29 home runs for the Florida Marlins in 2008 and drove in 100 runs the...

    Blog | January 06, 2012
  13. Zambrano reviving career in Venezuela

    Javier Maymí, ESPNDeportes.com

    Carlos Zambrano, who was hit in the head by a line drive earlier in the winter season, returned to action with the Caribes de Anzoategui in the Venezuelan League. After three shaky starts, the embattled Chicago Cubs hurler finally came to form this w...

    Blog | December 18, 2011
  14. 2011 ALDS -- Texas Rangers to use Mitch Moreland at 1B during Gam...

    Richard Durrett

    Mitch Moreland will find himself at first base against Tampa Bay left-handed starter David Price in Monday's Game 3.

    Story | Conversation | October 02, 2011
  15. A look back at last year's trade deadline

    Justin Havens

    With two days before the July 31 trade deadline, it's worth taking a look back at what happened in the week leading up to last year's deadline. • There were 25 trades made last year from July 25-31, and more than half (13) took place on...

    Blog | July 29, 2011
  16. San Diego Padres place 1B Brad Hawpe on DL, option P Wade LeBlanc...

    The San Diego Padres have put first baseman Brad Hawpe on the 15-day disabled list and optioned left-hander Wade LeBlanc to Triple-A Tucson.

    Story | Conversation | June 21, 2011
  17. San Diego Padres designate veteran Jorge Cantu for assignment

    The San Diego Padres designated veteran infielder Jorge Cantu for assignment after their 6-3 loss to the Colorado Rockies on Wednesday.

    Story | Conversation | June 15, 2011