5/5/2015 | Angels' debuting rookie records walk-off rarity
Carlos Perez's first Major League game went better than anyone could've imagined. With a sharp single in his first at-bat and a walk-off home run in his last, the 24-year-old catcher gave the Angels a 5-4 win over the Mariners that snapped a four-game losing streak.
5/5/2015 | Perplexed by struggles, Weaver still confident
Jered Weaver is 0-4 with a 6.29 ERA this season and his average fastball velocity has been 84 mph, the second slowest in the Majors among non-knuckleballers, but the Angels righty remains confident he'll get things figured out; he's just not sure how.
5/5/2015 | Shoemaker's gem derailed by Cruz and Co.
For six innings on Monday night, Angels right-hander Matt Shoemaker was in cruise control, allowing the Mariners just one hit. Then, Nelson Cruz took control, hitting the first of three Seattle homers to spoil Shoemaker's gem.
5/5/2015 | Angels match Richards vs. Mariners' Paxton
Angels right-hander Garrett Richards and Mariners left-hander James Paxton will be the mound opponents Tuesday night in the second game of a three-game series at Angel Stadium.
5/5/2015 | Cruz's 14th homer backs Felix's gem vs. Angels
Nelson Cruz crushed his Major League-leading 14th home run and Felix Hernandez remained unbeaten on the season as the Mariners snapped a four-game losing streak with a 3-2 victory over the Angels in Monday night's series opener.
5/4/2015 | Halos call up catcher Perez, designate Butera
The Angels recalled catcher Carlos Perez from Triple-A Salt Lake and designated veteran backstop Drew Butera for assignment on Monday.
5/3/2015 | Weaver has no answers for slump
This is all new to Jered Weaver. He's had rough starts and bad patches, but never like this. When you've been so successful for so long -- nine years -- you can't help but entertain doubts when everything seems to be collapsing at your feet.
5/3/2015 | Angels have 'bad weekend' in San Francisco
A walk-off hit, a line drive that hit their own runner and a shutout. That, in a nutshell, was the Angels' weekend in San Francisco, which ended with a three-game sweep and left them seven games back of the streaking Astros in the American League West.
5/3/2015 | Lincecum, HRs lead Giants to sweep of Halos
Nori Aoki and Joe Panik hit back-to-back homers leading off the first inning, and Tim Lincecum didn't need any more support as he pitched eight shutout frames to lead the Giants to a sweep of the Angels. Jered Weaver remained winless on the season, allowing five runs in five innings.
5/3/2015 | Trout learning from Twitter criticism
At 23 years old, Mike Trout is still grasping the significance of his platform as arguably the game's greatest and most recognizable figure. Saturday's highly anticipated boxing match offered up an eye-opening reminder for the Angels' superstar center fielder.
5/3/2015 | Seeking first 5-0 start, Felix takes on Trout, Angels
Mariners ace Felix Hernandez resumes his long-running rivalry with the Angels on Monday in Anaheim as the American League West clubs open a three-game series at Angel Stadium. Both teams are competing for second place in the early division race, looking to stay within arm's length of the red-hot Astros.
5/2/2015 | Giants beat Angels when liner hits baserunner
Matt Joyce's batted ball could've snuck into the outfield for a game-tying hit in the ninth inning Saturday, but instead it struck pinch-runner Taylor Featherston to became the final out of a 5-4 Angels loss to the Giants.
5/2/2015 | Lincecum, Giants look to keep Weaver winless
Tim Lincecum of the Giants and Jered Weaver of the Angels aren't what they used to be on the mound. But the two right-handers will go head to head for Sunday's series finale at AT&T Park, with the Giants seeking a three-game sweep.
5/2/2015 | Scioscia would like designated replay crews
Angels manager Mike Scioscia, still stewing over a call that wasn't overturned Friday night, wants to see a change in the way the Replay Operations Center in New York is staffed.
5/2/2015 | Feeling 'really good,' Pujols returns with HR
Albert Pujols returned from a tight left hamstring Saturday, starting at first base against the Giants at AT&T Park and hitting in his customary No. 3 spot in the lineup.
5/2/2015 | Giants-Angels series is short on history
When Giants right-hander Tim Hudson faces off against Angels left-hander Hector Santiago on Saturday in the second game of a three-game Interleague series at AT&T Park, there won't be much familiarity on either side.
5/2/2015 | Costly replay call sticks in Scioscia's craw
After a bitter 3-2 walk-off loss to the Giants on Friday night, there was a frozen image on replay monitor in the Angels' clubhouse showing Kole Calhoun's foot on second base while the ball was yet to reach Matt Duffy's glove, an image that contradicts a costly out call, despite a challenge, in the seventh inning.
5/2/2015 | Giants edge Angels on Panik's walk-off single
Joe Panik's two-out, pinch-hit single with the bases loaded broke a ninth-inning deadlock Friday night and lifted the Giants to a 3-2 walk-off victory over the Angels. It was San Francisco's third walk-off victory of the season and the second delivered by Panik.
5/1/2015 | Bochy, Scioscia writing legacies few can claim
The Giants' Bruce Bochy and the Angels' Mike Scioscia came into their Interleague series with a combined 37 managerial seasons, 2,969 wins, 14 postseason appearances and four World Series championships.
5/1/2015 | Could Calhoun stay in the cleanup spot?
Kole Calhoun's move from the leadoff spot to the cleanup spot, a direct response to Albert Pujols' ailing hamstring, isn't necessarily an adjustment. It's actually a return to his comfort zone.