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  1. They can't be this good, can they?

    Mark Saxon

    At some point, the Los Angeles Dodgers will come down from the clouds and we'll see where this thing is headed, right? They're probably not going to play at an .821 pace between now and Sept. 29, as they have for the past 28 games. Nor are they li...

    Blog | July 24, 2013
  2. Hits coming from all places for Dodgers

    Mark Saxon

    Back in late May, when the Los Angeles Dodgers were sapped by injuries and buried under expectations, the pitchers were careful not to complain about the paltry run support they were getting night after night. Even Clayton Kershaw, who saw nothing...

    Blog | July 22, 2013
  3. 3 up, 3 down: Blue Jays 11, Angels 2

    Mark Saxon

    Some ragged starting pitching near the back of the Angels' rotation has slowed down their roll. For the third straight game, the Angels got a shaky start -- this time from rookie Garrett Richards -- and lost 11-2 to the Toronto Blue Jays. The G...

    Blog | June 30, 2012
  4. 3 up, 3 down: Blue Jays 7, Angels 5

    Mark Saxon

    Even after a 17-8 June, the Angels have gotten no closer to catching the first-place Texas Rangers. The Angels lost 7-5 to the Toronto Blue Jays north of the border, snapping a four-game winning streak and pushing them to 5 1/2 games behind the Ra...

    Blog | June 29, 2012
  5. 3 up, 3 down: Angels 9, Blue Jays 7

    Mark Saxon

    The Angels are starting to obliterate memories of their miserable April. Buoyed by a resurgent offense, they are hitting their stride just as the All-Star break approaches. They beat the Toronto Blue Jays 9-7 Thursday, giving them 14 wins in their...

    Blog | June 28, 2012
  6. 3 Up, 3 Down: Angels 4, Blue Jays 3

    Mark Saxon

    ANAHEIM -- Albert Pujols finally hit a home run and the Angels' bullpen finally held a slim lead in a 4-3 win over the Toronto Blue Jays Sunday. The Angels finished the homestand 5-2. Until this week, they had lost every road trip and homestand of...

    Blog | May 06, 2012
  7. Albert Pujols finally connects for 1st homer with Los Angeles Ang...

    Mark Saxon

    Albert Pujols, stumbling through the longest home run drought of his 12-year career, was not in the Los Angeles Angels' starting lineup Saturday for the first time this season.

    Story | Conversation | May 06, 2012
  8. Pujols returns, etc.

    Mark Saxon

    ANAHEIM -- A day after Angels manager Mike Scioscia gave Albert Pujols a day off to help the struggling slugger get his thoughts in order, Pujols was back in the lineup batting third Sunday against the Toronto Blue Jays. "He needs to see a lot of ...

    Blog | May 06, 2012
  9. 3 Up, 3 Down: Blue Jays 5, Angels 0

    Mark Saxon

    ANAHEIM -- So much for momentum. The Angels, fresh off their first three-game winning streak of the year, played one of their worst games of the season in a 5-0 loss to the Toronto Blue Jays Thursday night. Brandon Morrow only needed 102 pitches t...

    Blog | May 03, 2012
  10. Los Angeles Angels trade Jeff Mathis to Toronto Blue Jays for Bra...

    Mark Saxon

    Three days after trading for catcher Chris Iannetta, the Los Angeles Angels found a landing place for light-hitting catcher Jeff Mathis, trading him to the Toronto Blue Jays in exchange for left-handed pitcher Brad Mills.

    Story | Conversation | December 03, 2011
  11. Blue Jays 4, Angels 3: Three Up, Three Down

    Mark Saxon

    The Los Angeles Angels' offense -- hit or miss all season -- went into miss mode at a bad time. The result was a 4-3 loss to the Toronto Blue Jays in 12 innings Thursday -- Edwin Encarnacion ending things with a 12th-inning home run -- that could ...

    Blog | September 22, 2011
  12. Angels 7, Blue Jays 2: Three Up, Three Down

    Mark Saxon

    Just when you think they're out of it, the Angels usually make things interesting. They continued to pound Toronto Blue Jays pitching in a 7-2 win Wednesday at Rogers Centre that pulled them to within 2 1/2 games of the free-falling Boston Red Sox...

    Blog | September 21, 2011
  13. Blue Jays 3, Angels 2 (10): Three Up, Three Down

    Mark Saxon

    The Angels continued to fritter away their playoff hopes on the road, losing 3-2 in 10 innings to the Toronto Blue Jays on Monday, their third loss in the last four games. The Angels lost ground in both playoff races. They're now five games out in...

    Blog | September 19, 2011
  14. Angels searching for vintage Vernon

    Mark Saxon

    Vernon Wells has a conflicted relationship with the past. He's been scouring video of his at-bats from 2006, his best season, hoping to uncover clues that can help him out of the misery of 2011. But he's trying not to dwell on more recent developm...

    Blog | August 27, 2011
  15. Putting friendship to the test

    Mark Saxon

    In October of 2010, Vernon Wells finally got to go to the playoffs. He just had to pay for his seats, like every other fan at the Texas Rangers' ballpark. Wells attended the Rangers' playoff and World Series games near his home - and even a couple...

    Blog | August 25, 2011
  16. Blue Jays 5, Angels 4 (10): Three Up, Three Down

    Mark Saxon

    The Angels' two main weaknesses -- an anemic offense and shaky relief pitching -- cost them dearly in a 5-4 loss to the Toronto Blue Jays at Rogers Centre Sunday. Rookie closer Jordan Walden gave up the tying run in the ninth and Fernando Rodney walk...

    Blog | August 14, 2011