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Recap: Chicago Cubs vs. LA Angels

By The Sports Network, 2 months 2 days ago
Mesa, AZ (SportsNetwork.com) - Albert Pujols smacked a three-run homer among his two hits, four RBI and two runs scored as the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim defeated the Chicago Cubs 8-4 in spring training action. Johnny Giavotella went 3-for-4 with an RBI and a run scored for the Angels. Starter Jered Weaver struck out eight and allowed four runs -- three earned -- on six hits over 5 1/3...

Los Angeles Angels 2015 Preview and Prediction

By Athlon Sports, 2 months 3 weeks ago
The investments took a bit longer to pay off than expected, but the Angels finally justified the free-agent expenditures of recent winters and returned to the playoffs in 2014. They announced their return to championship contention with unexpected authority, riding Mike Trout’s first MVP season to the best record in baseball (98–64) despite the devastating late-season loss of...

Report: Angels' Hamilton had drug and alcohol relapse

By The Sports Network, 3 months 13 hours ago
(SportsNetwork.com) - Former American League MVP Josh Hamilton reportedly suffered a cocaine and alcohol relapse. The Angels outfielder met with Major League Baseball officials on Wednesday in New York for what was termed a "disciplinary issue." On Thursday, the New York Daily News cited a source as saying Hamilton had a relapse with his previous drug problems. Hamilton had been...

Angels' Hamilton facing possible discipline from MLB

By The Sports Network, 3 months 1 day ago
Tempe, AZ (SportsNetwork.com) - The Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim announced that former American League MVP Josh Hamilton met with Major League Baseball officials on Wednesday over a disciplinary issue. The team declined to give any details of the meeting, which took place in New York and was first reported by the Los Angeles Times. "I can say that Josh is going to meet with league...

Ranking the Best and Worst MLB Logos in 2015

By Athlon Sports, 3 months 3 days ago
Brand equity. Brand awareness. Brand image. These are all economic terms that overlap, exist in a nebulous world and don’t directly impact the bean counters.  As the media world has grown over the last half century, so has the understanding of concepts like advertising, marketing and, of course, branding. So things like tag lines — “I’m loving it” or...

Angels' Hamilton out 6-to-8 weeks after shoulder surgery

By The Sports Network, 3 months 3 weeks ago
Anaheim, CA (SportsNetwork.com) - Los Angeles Angels outfielder Josh Hamilton underwent surgery on Wednesday to repair the AC joint in his right shoulder. Hamilton, 33, is expected to miss 6-to-8 weeks and is doubtful to be ready in time for Opening Day. The 2010 AL MVP batted .263 with 10 home runs and 44 RBI in just 89 games last season due to a multitude of injuries, which included...

Angels' Hamilton to have shoulder surgery

By The Sports Network, 3 months 3 weeks ago
Anaheim, CA (SportsNetwork.com) - Angels outfielder Josh Hamilton will undergo surgery on Wednesday to repair the AC joint in his right shoulder, the team announced Tuesday. Hamilton, 33, may resume baseball activities as early as three weeks following the procedure but is likely sidelined up to two months, leaving him doubtful for Opening Day. The 2010 AL MVP has not lived up to the...

Angels avoid arbitration with Richards

By The Sports Network, 3 months 3 weeks ago
Anaheim, CA (SportsNetwork.com) - The Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim avoided salary arbitration with pitcher Garrett Richards, agreeing to terms on a one- year deal. Financial terms were not disclosed, but reports over the weekend indicated the contract to be worth $3.2 million. Richards will enter the 2015 season recovering from a torn patellar tendon in his left knee. He was hurt last...

Angels, Freese avoid arbitration

By The Sports Network, 3 months 4 weeks ago
Anaheim, CA (SportsNetwork.com) - The Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim and infielder David Freese avoided arbitration, agreeing to terms on a one-year contract Wednesday. No financial terms were provided by the team, but multiple sources indicate that $6.425 million was the agreed-upon figure. Freese batted .260 and posted 10 home runs, 25 doubles and 55 RBI over 134 games with the Halos...

Angels get 2B Giavotella from Royals

By The Sports Network, 5 months 1 week ago
Anaheim, CA (SportsNetwork.com) - The Los Angeles Angels acquired second baseman Johnny Giavotella from the Kansas City Royals in exchange for right- handed pitcher Brian Broderick Friday. Giavotella, 27, is a career .238 hitter in 125 games over four seasons with 20 doubles, five triples and four home runs. He spent most of 2014 with Triple-A Omaha (PCL) where he batted .308, hit seven...