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  1. Cleveland Indians sign Russell Branyan to minor-league deal

    The Indians have reunited with slugger Russell Branyan, signing him to a minor league deal for the remainder of the season.

    Story | Conversation | August 29, 2014
  2. Branyan released & re-signed

    Andrew Marchand

    The Yankees released Russell Branyan from his minor league contract. After he became a free agent, the Yankees re-signed Branyan to a new minor league contract. It probably has something to do with the language or the money in the first contract. ...

    Blog | March 30, 2012
  3. Yankees backs out of joint

    Wallace Matthews

    Add Russell Branyan to the list of Yankees who have bad backs in the first week of training camp. Branyan -- whose chances of making the team pretty much evaporated with the signings of Raul Ibanez and Eric Chavez -- was held out of the workout today...

    Blog | February 29, 2012
  4. Spring training 2012 -- Detroit Tigers' Octavio Dotel eager to se...

    Octavio Dotel is embracing the record he's about to set -- even though it's the mark of a journeyman, not a star.

    Story | Conversation | February 27, 2012
  5. Manny B. in big league camp and ...

    Andrew Marchand

    Yanks just announced they have invited 27 non-roster players to big league camp. Some of the names you have known about (Bill Hall, Russell Branyan and Hideki Okajima). The guys I'm more interested in seeing are Gary Sanchez and J.R. Murphy, who are ...

    Blog | February 08, 2012
  6. Russell Branyan, come on down

    Andrew Marchand

    The Yankees have invited Russell Branyan to spring training, the team confirmed. It is hard to imagine Branyan makes the team unless Eric Chavez doesn't sign. Even then, it seems doubtful Even without Chavez, Branyan would have to beat out Bill...

    Blog | February 08, 2012
  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. 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
  9. Rangers 11, Angels 7: Three Up, Three Down

    Mark Saxon

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- The Angels continued to flounder against the Texas Rangers, losing the first game of a pivotal three-game series 11-7 Friday night under swampy conditions at the Ballpark in Arlington. The Angels are 1-4 in their last five game...

    Blog | August 26, 2011
  10. Russell Branyan's freakish feats

    Mark Saxon

    The Angels have one of the most enigmatic players in the game on their roster, though most days you'd hardly notice he was around. Russell Branyan is among the most consistent home run hitters in baseball history. Yes, you read that right. Basebal...

    Blog | August 16, 2011
  11. 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
  12. Yankees 6, Angels 5: Three Up, Three Down

    Mark Saxon

    The Angels lost just their second series since June 12, with Thursday's 6-5 loss to the New York Yankees pushing them two games back of the first-place Texas Rangers. Seldom-used slugger Russell Branyan slammed a three-run home run off Mariano Riv...

    Blog | August 11, 2011
  13. Robinson Cano's slam lifts Yanks despite Angels' late rally

    Robinson Cano hit a grand slam after Maicer Izturis' two-out error in the seventh inning and the New York Yankees overcame another shaky performance by Mariano Rivera to beat the Los Angeles Angels 6-5 Thursday.

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | August 11, 2011
  14. Winning with in-house reinforcements

    Geoff Young

    When the Arizona Diamondbacks recalled Brandon Allen from Triple-A Reno on Friday, it was with an eye toward bolstering a position lacking production. Arizona first basemen -- mainly Juan Miranda and Xavier Nady, with a dash of Russell Branyan -- wer...

    Blog | July 16, 2011
  15. Vernon Wells scratched from lineup

    Associated Press

    OAKLAND -- Angels outfielder Vernon Wells is ill and has been scratched from the lineup against the Oakland Athletics. Wells was penciled in as the cleanup hitter for Los Angeles in its first game after the All-Star break but was removed from the ...

    Blog | July 15, 2011
  16. Russell Branyan shows why he was brought in

    Pedro Moura

    ANAHEIM - When the Angels signed journeyman infielder Russell Branyan back in late May, the general consensus was that he'd provide some much-needed pop to a team struggling to score runs and maybe - just maybe -- impact a few outcomes in the clutch....

    Blog | July 03, 2011