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Baseball Insider Archive: Angels

Angels' Torii Hunter moves to RF in end of an era

When he first saw Tuesday night's lineup for the visiting Los Angeles Angels posted in the home clubhouse some three hours before game time, Baltimore Orioles center fielder Adam Jones thought there must have been a mistake, a typo. In the visiting clubhouse, the Angels beat writers did a double-take,...

By Dave Sheinin  |  August 4, 2010; 1:52 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (2)
Categories:  Angels  
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No spitter from Mo, MLB says

For at least a few hours on Tuesday, before Major League Baseball cleared him of any wrongdoing, Mariano Rivera found himself at the center of a modern controversy, pinned down by accusations on a fan blog and the accompanying evidence of a YouTube video. The video showed Rivera, on the...

By Chico Harlan  |  October 20, 2009; 7:26 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (1)
Categories:  Angels , Yankees  
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Bad Luck for Yankees? Blame an Anti-Semitic Tenor

We're not sure if Ronan Tynan actually is anti-semitic, but he did say something pretty off-color, and now it has officially cost the renowned Irish tenor his traditional playoff spot singing "God Bless America" at Yankee Stadium.

By Cameron Smith  |  October 16, 2009; 2:04 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (6)
Categories:  Angels , Yankees  | Tags: ALCS, Angels, Yankees, playoffs  
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Best Team in the NL (And It Really Isn't Close)

There is one true juggernaut out there in Contender Land, but you probably can't name their starting rotation or their leadoff hitter. They are the Colorado Rockies, and they are the best team in the NL -- dare I add, by far.

By Dave Sheinin  |  September 28, 2009; 11:07 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (5)
Categories:  Angels , Astros  | Tags: Cardinals, Dave Sheinin, Dodgers, Phillies, Rockies, playoffs  
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Moment of Levity: The Big Picture

Ever wondered what an elbow looks like in mid-delivery? Well, it happens to bear a striking similarity with the joint of a slingshot, as you see in this incredible photo of Angels starter Jered Weaver. Perhaps that shouldn't be such a surprise, but we're just amazed his arm doesn't fall off with that kind of pressure on it repeatedly.

By Cameron Smith  |  September 15, 2009; 5:23 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Angels  | Tags: Angels, Jered Weaver, Moment of Levity: The Big Picture  
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Orioles Review and Preview: Athletics and Angels

After losing two of three at home against Oakland it certainly looks like the Orioles have stumbled their way into another patented late-summer freefall, something a visit from the AL West-leading Los Angeles Angels likely won't cure.

By CJ Holley  |  August 14, 2009; 12:01 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (1)
Categories:  Angels , Athletics , Orioles  | Tags: Baltimore Orioles, Talking Behind Their Back, los angeles angels, oakland a's, oakland athletics  
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Older Entries in This Category »

Vladimir Guerrero vs. the Strike Zone, CJ Holley , August 12, 2009
Moment of Levity: The Big Picture, Cameron Smith , July 9, 2009
Who's Next in Line for 500 Saves?, CJ Holley , June 29, 2009
Talking Behind Their Back: Angels, CJ Holley , May 1, 2009
Orioles' Uehara Takes a Hit and a Loss, CJ Holley , April 29, 2009
Talking Behind Their Back: Rangers, CJ Holley , April 28, 2009
No, You Can't Buy an "Adenhart" Jersey, Cameron Smith , April 21, 2009
Will Steroids Haunt Troy Glaus?, Cameron Smith , April 15, 2009
Steroids From a Doctor, Over the Phone, Cameron Smith , April 11, 2009
Men Sought in Spectator Death in Anaheim, Cameron Smith , April 10, 2009
Angels' Adenhart Killed in Car Crash, Cameron Smith , April 9, 2009
A's Ink Cabrera, CJ Holley , March 2, 2009
Abreu to Sign With Angels, Cameron Smith , February 11, 2009
UPDATE: What Next for Teixeira Losers?, Cameron Smith , December 24, 2008
Moment of Levity: Posnanski Out on Teixeira, Cameron Smith , December 22, 2008
Cost for Mark Teixeira? Try $195 Million, Cameron Smith , December 21, 2008
A Break from Regularly Scheduled Teixeira News, Cameron Smith , December 19, 2008
More Details on Mets-Rodriguez Deal, Cameron Smith , December 9, 2008
Sabathia Interest As Financial Brinksmanship, Cameron Smith , November 26, 2008
If All MVP Voters Were Statheads, Cameron Smith , November 18, 2008
Could Wood Return to the Cubs? UPDATED, Cameron Smith , November 14, 2008
Elite Closers May be in Midst of Market Adjustment, Cameron Smith , November 7, 2008
Big Free Agents Float Demands, Cameron Smith , November 4, 2008
Mostly Quiet on the GM Western Front, Cameron Smith , November 4, 2008
Free Agents Working on the Weekend, Cameron Smith , November 2, 2008
Moment of Levity: Batting Stance Guy, Cameron Smith , October 21, 2008
Teams That End in "Sox" For $500, Alex, Cameron Smith , October 7, 2008
It's Over, Marc Carig , October 4, 2008
Bay Goes Deep. Again., Marc Carig , October 3, 2008
Lineups from LaLa Land, Marc Carig , October 3, 2008
Boy, Did the Angels Blow It, Marc Carig , October 2, 2008
Live from L.A., your lineups!, Marc Carig , October 1, 2008
Taking on Boz, Tom Heleba , September 30, 2008
My 1st-Round Picks: Rays, Angels, Phils, Cubs, Thomas Boswell , September 30, 2008
 
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