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  1. Are Kershaw and Trout the faces of baseball?

    Mark Saxon

    TEMPE, Ariz. --The best pitcher and the best player on the planet spent an afternoon orbiting each other while filming a few TV commercials for Subway the other day in Arizona. Mike Trout got there by 10:30 a.m. and left around 10 p.m., spending s...

    Blog | February 26, 2015
  2. A look at some qualified GM candidates

    Mark Saxon

    It might take a little while for new Los Angeles Dodgers president of baseball operations Andrew Friedman to hire a general manager. For one thing, there's no rush. Free agency doesn't start until after the World Series ends and the real action tends...

    Blog | October 15, 2014
  3. Los Angeles Angels ace Jered Weaver to return Wednesday

    Mark Saxon

    Los Angeles Angels ace Jered Weaver to return Wednesday against Giants

    Story | Conversation | June 18, 2012
  4. Lineup tweak creates plenty of action

    Mark Saxon

    Dustin Bradford/Getty Images Torii Hunter has hit .444 with a .500 on-base percentage since moving into the second spot. On Sunday morning, the Angels hitters gathered in a Coors Field conference room. The topic of the day was how they were going t...

    Blog | June 14, 2012
  5. It's a big series, again

    Mark Saxon

    When the Angels were in Texas three weekends ago, the Rangers drew more than 142,000 fans for a three-game series at the Ballpark in Arlington. "I remember going to Texas and they barely had fans in that nice stadium," Torii Hunter said. "They're ...

    Blog | May 31, 2012
  6. 3 Up, 3 Down: Yankees 6, Angels 5

    Mark Saxon

    The Angels' eight-game winning streak came to a halt Wednesday night, but not without a fight. The Angels rallied from a 5-1 early hole to tie the game before the New York Yankees tacked on a run to win it 6-5 at Angel Stadium and sidestep the thr...

    Blog | May 30, 2012
  7. Nice blend of energy, poise

    Mark Saxon

    ANAHEIM -- Tuesday marked the 17-year anniversary of Derek Jeter's major league debut. Mike Trout was 3.5 and probably had been asleep for hours when Jeter first stepped into a major league batter's box at the old Kingdome in Seattle on May 29...

    Blog | May 29, 2012
  8. Los Angeles Angels' resilience starting to show

    Mark Saxon

    After losing Jered Weaver, the Halos didn't give up and beat the Yankees.

    Story | Conversation | May 28, 2012
  9. 3 Up, 3 Down: Angels 9, Yankees 8

    Mark Saxon

    ANAHEIM -- The Angels' evening started on an ominous note when Jered Weaver had to exit the game in the first inning with a back injury, but -- nearly four hours later -- it ended in jubilation with Mark Trumbo's walk-off home run that gave the Angel...

    Blog | May 28, 2012
  10. Torii Hunter returns to Los Angeles Angels following son's arrest...

    Mark Saxon

    Torii Hunter has returned to the Los Angeles Angels after a two-week absence to deal with his teenage son's arrest.

    Story | Conversation | May 28, 2012
  11. Angels pitching will finally get tested

    Mark Saxon

    After consecutive series against three of the worst offenses in baseball, Angels pitchers come home this week to face the two most-powerful lineups in the American League, starting Monday night against the New York Yankees. The Angels are riding a...

    Blog | May 28, 2012
  12. 3 Up, 3 Down: Angels 4, Mariners 2

    Mark Saxon

    The Angels are on a serious roll heading into their most challenging homestand this season. They beat the Seattle Mariners 4-2 Sunday to cap a four-game sweep and win their sixth in a row. They come home to face the New York Yankees and Texas Rang...

    Blog | May 27, 2012
  13. Can the Angels find relief in Triple A?

    Mark Saxon

    Through a quirk of the schedule, the Angels play the Minnesota Twins nine times in the first five weeks of the season, including tonight through Wednesday. Since Minnesota is one of only two teams in the American League with a worse record than the A...

    Blog | April 30, 2012
  14. Bobby Abreu released by Los Angeles Angels

    Mark Saxon

    The struggling Los Angeles Angels released slumping outfielder Bobby Abreu on Friday night.

    Story | Conversation | April 27, 2012
  15. Reasons for hope

    Mark Saxon

    Since the Angels aren't giving their fans much reason for optimism these days, we figured we would chip in with a few reasons to think these bad times won't last forever: Bad Albert. It's hard to imagine Albert Pujols can struggle this badly much ...

    Blog | April 26, 2012
  16. 3 up, 3 down: Angels 7, Yankees 1

    Mark Saxon

    NEW YORK -- The Angels got a much-needed respite from their early-season struggles with a well-rounded 7-1 win over the New York Yankees on a beautiful Saturday in the Bronx. The Good: Rising ace. The Angels have only gotten three quality start...

    Blog | April 14, 2012