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Ranking the Best and Worst MLB Logos in 2016

By Athlon Sports, 1 year 8 months ago
Brand recognition is important in today’s business climate and that includes professional sports. One critical component to a team’s identity is its logo. While fans certainly relate to the players, it’s the team’s logo that’s displayed prominently on the uniform and pretty much every piece of memorabilia or merchandise.   Click here to buy Athlon Sports...

Training Day with Mike Trout

By Athlon Sports, 1 year 11 months ago
Los Angeles Angels center fielder Mike Trout, 24, is seemingly the perfect player. He’s a five-tool threat who reminds old-school scouts of Mickey Mantle and Willie Mays. He’s also the dream of every new-age stat-nerd, with more total Wins Above Replacement (sabermetric stat to “summarize a player’s total contributions to his team”) by his age than anyone in history...

Los Angeles Angels Mt. Rushmore (Franchise Four)

By Charlie Miller, 2 years 5 months ago
Major League Baseball is promoting an effort to identify the best four players in each team’s history with their "Franchise Four." We selected our choices for Mt. Rushmores a few years ago. Here are updated versions for all 30 teams. Who are the four baseball players that have risen above all others for each organization? The question sounds simple, right? Not so fast. Let...

New York Yankees (41-35) at LA Angels of Anaheim (39-37), 10:05 p.m. (ET)

By The Sports Network, 2 years 5 months ago
(SportsNetwork.com) - C.J. Wilson attempts to rebound from a rough outing on Monday night when the Los Angeles Angels kick off a three-game set with the New York Yankees. Wilson logged a season-low 3 1/3 innings on Tuesday against Houston, drilled for seven runs on eight hits and two walks. He fanned three in his shortest outing since only going five frames on May 18 at Toronto and fell to 5...

Recap: LA Angels vs. Seattle

By The Sports Network, 2 years 5 months ago
Anaheim, CA (SportsNetwork.com) - Kole Calhoun hit a two-run home run to help the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim to a 4-2 win over the Seattle Mariners in the second of a three-game set. Johnny Giavotella and Carlos Perez each drove in a run for the Angels, who have won two of their last three. Garrett Richards (8-5) allowed two runs on seven hits with a walk and six strikeouts in 7 2/3...

Rays acquire Marc Krauss from Angels

By The Sports Network, 2 years 5 months ago
St. Petersburg, FL (SportsNetwork.com) - The Tampa Bay Rays acquired outfielder/first baseman Marc Krauss from the Los Angeles Angels for minor league pitcher Kyle Winkler. Krauss, 27, has batted .143 with a .211 on-base percentage and one home run in 38 plate appearances this season for the Angels. In 130 career major league games with the Astros and Angels, Krauss has hit 11 home runs....

Angels recall Heaney for Wednesday start

By The Sports Network, 2 years 5 months ago
Anaheim, CA (SportsNetwork.com) - The Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim recalled pitcher Andrew Heaney from Triple-A Salt Lake to make the start in Wednesday's series finale against the Astros. Heaney, a 24-year-old left-hander, went 6-2 with a 4.71 earned run average in 14 starts at Salt Lake this season. He was 0-3 with a 5.83 ERA in seven games (five starts) for the Marlins last year. To...

Recap: LA Angels vs. Houston

By The Sports Network, 2 years 5 months ago
Anaheim, CA (SportsNetwork.com) - Taylor Featherston's bloop single brought home the deciding run with two down in the bottom of the 13th inning and allowed the Angels to claim a 2-1 decision over Houston in the rubber match of this three-game series. Erick Aybar greeted Joe Thatcher (1-2) with a single and was sacrificed to second. He then moved to third on a groundout, before Chad Qualls...

Houston Astros (41-30) at LA Angels of Anaheim (35-35), 10:05 p.m. (ET)

By The Sports Network, 2 years 5 months ago
(SportsNetwork.com) - The Houston Astros seek to extend their power surge at the plate on Monday evening as they play the first of three straight games against the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim. The Astros have hit multiple home runs in a franchise-record eight straight games, with Colby Rasmus and George Springer going deep in Sunday's 6-2 win over Seattle. Rasmus' two-run shot in the...

Angels' Weaver lands on DL

By The Sports Network, 2 years 5 months ago
Oakland, CA (SportsNetwork.com) - The Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim sent starting pitcher Jered Weaver, who is dealing with left hip inflammation, to the 15-day disabled list on Sunday. Weaver has been a disaster this month, losing all four of his starts and giving up 19 earned runs in 26 innings. He took the loss on Saturday to fall to 4-8 on the season. Outfielder Alfredo Marte was...