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  1. Around the minors 7.2.12

    Adam Rubin

    DURHAM 3, BUFFALO 2: Jordany Valdespin stole four bases and Josh Edgin and Manny Acosta tossed two scoreless relief innings apiece, but the Herd mustered only three hits and lost for the 15th time in 19 games. Valdespin became the first Bison to stea...

    Blog | July 03, 2012
  2. Tampa Bay Rays activate Desmond Jennings, option Rich Thompson

    The Tampa Bay Rays activated left fielder Desmond Jennings from the 15-day disabled list and had him batting leadoff Tuesday night for the opener of a three-game series against the New York Yankees.

    Story | Conversation | June 05, 2012
  3. Links: Fun with uniform names

    David Schoenfield

    Paul Lukas has a piece up on Robert Griffin III becoming the first player to wear Roman numerals on his jersey. But in that piece he has some cool stuff on baseball players who wore nicknames on their jerseys. My favorite: One year, Johnnie LeMaster ...

    Blog | May 24, 2012
  4. Rays OF Rich Thompson's pact with baseball

    Johnette Howard

    Rich Thompson, who got his first MLB hit at age 33 with the Rays, was not going to let go of the game until it let go of him first.

    Story | Conversation | May 24, 2012
  5. Clearing the Bases: Playoff format stinks

    David Schoenfield

    First base: Home-field disadvantage. Owners added the one-game wild-card game in part to reward teams that won a division title. However, they've just taken away some of that advantage by changing the layout of the Division Series from 2-2-1 to 2-3. ...

    Blog | May 18, 2012
  6. Tampa Bay Rays acquire outfielder Rich Thompson from Philadelphia...

    The Tampa Bay Rays have acquired outfielder Rich Thompson from the Philadelphia Phillies for minor league outfielder Kyle Hudson.

    Story | Conversation | May 16, 2012
  7. Bullpen shakeup continues in New York

    Mark Saxon

    NEW YORK -- A day after bringing up young sidearm pitcher David Carpenter from Triple-A, the Angels made another move to try to find the right combinations for their beleaguered bullpen. The Angels designated Rich Thompson for assignment and recal...

    Blog | April 14, 2012
  8. Angels still a team with potential flaws

    David Schoenfield

    For all the consternation and criticism dished out over the Boston Red Sox's 1-5 start, another expected American League power is off to a sluggish opening week as well: The Los Angeles Angels are 2-4 after coughing up 20 hits and an eighth-inning le...

    Blog | April 13, 2012
  9. 3 up, 3 down: Twins 10, Angels 9

    Mark Saxon

    The Angels' biggest worry is proving more troublesome than they feared. The bullpen has blown leads in back-to-back games, but Thursday's unraveling bordered on spectacular. In part because of an ankle injury to Scott Downs, two Angels relievers w...

    Blog | April 12, 2012
  10. Is the bullpen still the weak link?

    Mark Saxon

    LOS ANGELES -- Things have gone so smoothly this spring for Albert Pujols, Kendrys Morales and the Angels' four aces, fans' angst has to drift somewhere and it has landed on the bullpen. Is it this team's Achilles heel? Evidence this spring has su...

    Blog | April 03, 2012
  11. Position previews: Relievers

    Mark Saxon

    Three days into the 2011 season, the Angels' bullpen had set a tone the team would scramble for six months to change. It never quite did. It's not often a team comes together for an impromptu, players-only meeting so close to Opening Day. But afte...

    Blog | February 14, 2012
  12. Rangers 8, Angels 4: Three Up, Three Down

    Mark Saxon

    ANAHEIM -- The Angels got blown out 8-4 in the opening game of their key four-game series against the first-place Texas Rangers Monday night. Starting pitcher Garrett Richards left the game in the first inning with a strained groin and relievers H...

    Blog | August 15, 2011
  13. A's 4, Angels 3 (Game Two): Three Up, Three Down

    Mark Saxon

    After the Angels and Oakland A's spent all day playing baseball Saturday, not much was settled. The Angels lost the second game of their first scheduled doubleheader in 33 years, 4-3 on Scott Sizemore's 10th-inning RBI single. The Good: Powe...

    Blog | July 16, 2011
  14. Mariners 3, Angels 1: Three Up, Three Down

    Mark Saxon

    The Angels couldn't pull off the sweep they so badly needed in Seattle. Carlos Peguero came up with a two-out, two-run single off Ervin Santana to give Seattle a 3-1 win at Safeco Field Wednesday, handing the Angels their ninth loss in their last ...

    Blog | June 15, 2011
  15. Yankees 3, Angels 2: Three Up, Three Down

    Mark Saxon

    ANAHEIM -- The Angels were baffled by CC Sabathia and Alex Rodriguez hit a majestic home run off Ervin Santana to give the Yankees a 3-2 win at Angel Stadium, just their fifth win there in their last 13 tries. Mariano Rivera threw one pitch to earn h...

    Blog | June 04, 2011
  16. Rangers 5, Angels 4: Three Up, Three Down

    Mark Saxon

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- The Angels came back from a 4-1 deficit to tie it, but the bullpen continued to wobble in a 5-4 loss at the Ballpark in Arlington on Sunday afternoon. The game ended on a blown hit-and-run when Alberto Callaspo struck out and Mike...

    Blog | May 15, 2011