9/2/2015 | Heaney darkhorse for Rookie of the Year
Five days ago, Angels starter Andrew Heaney was asked if he had given much thought to the American League Rookie of the Year Award, to which he replied, "For what?"
9/2/2015 | Pujols hits 555th HR in chase for stellar year
Albert Pujols' second-inning homer against the electric Sonny Gray, a key blow in a 9-4 win over the A's, gave him 555 career home runs, tying him with countryman Manny Ramirez for 14th on the all-time list. It gave him 35 this year, joining only three others -- Alex Rodriguez, Mike Schmidt and Willie Mays -- to reach 35-plus homers 10 times within their first 15 seasons. And it put him on pace for 42, a number he hasn't reached since 2010.
9/2/2015 | Joyce hoping to salvage season
When Matt Joyce collided with Angels shortstop Erick Aybar on July 26, he was riding an 0-for-23 slump that sunk his batting average to .178. He suffered a concussion and hurt his back, and two days later, the Angels acquired David Murphy and David DeJesus, two left-handed-hitting outfielders brought in for the role Joyce was supposed to handle.
9/2/2015 | Perez, Richards meet as Wild Card race heats up
Two American League West rivals meet in Southern California for a key series this weekend, when the Rangers travel to Angel Stadium in hopes of strengthening their grip on the second Wild Card spot.
9/2/2015 | Angels jump on A's early for series win
A's ace Sonny Gray allowed four runs in the first inning, and Albert Pujols dealt the final blow against the right-hander with a two-run home run in the second, helping the Angels secure a series-clinching 9-4 victory at the Coliseum on Wednesday afternoon.
9/2/2015 | 6 players who will decide the AL Wild Card race
With just one month left in the regular season, some division races appear all but wrapped up, and even the National League Wild Card spots look likely to go to the Pirates and Cubs -- barring a Cardinals collapse and a torrid streak from the Giants in an odd-numbered year. But there is at least one race that will go to the wire: The American League Wild Card.
9/2/2015 | Angels buy into idea of fresh start
The Angels are well aware of how silly it sounds, this notion that the start of a new month can trigger success and rid them of the stench they carried throughout a woeful August. Games come almost every day and slumps are never compartmentalized so conveniently.
9/2/2015 | Calhoun, Shoemaker put Halos back on track
Matt Shoemaker limited the A's to one run across seven innings and Kole Calhoun went 3-for-5 with a home run on Tuesday night, helping the Angels beat the A's, 6-2, at the Coliseum to get the month of September off on a positive note.
9/2/2015 | Gray looks to build on stellar year in finale vs. Angels
American League ERA leader Sonny Gray will be on the mound for the A's in Wednesday's series finale against Andrew Heaney and the Angels at the Coliseum.
9/1/2015 | Scioscia doesn't expect a say in GM hunt
Contrary to popular belief, Angels manager Mike Scioscia does not expect to have much of a say on who the club's next general manager will be.
9/1/2015 | Angels hope new faces provide September spark
When David Freese fractured his right index finger on July 22, his Angels were at the height of their ascension, at that point 54-40 and two games up on the Astros for first place in the American League West. What followed was almost inexplicable.
9/1/2015 | Mahle highlights Halos' AFL contingent
The Angels will be sending eight of their prospects to the Arizona Fall League this year, a list that includes pitchers Alan Busenitz, Harrison Cooney, Ryan Etsell and Greg Mahle, catcher Stephen McGee, first baseman Eric Aguilera, and outfielders Caleb Adams and Chad Hinshaw.
9/1/2015 | Pujols, Kershaw team up for Wiffle ball game
Albert Pujols and Clayton Kershaw are two of the most charitable players in the Major Leagues, and soon, they'll band together to raise funds for their respective foundations through a fan-friendly, interactive event.
9/1/2015 | Santiago's second half remains a mystery
Hector Santiago, like most of his Angels teammates, found it far more advantageous to immediately look ahead late Monday night.
9/1/2015 | Angels begin GM search
The Angels have begun their search for a new general manager, a source told MLB.com on Monday night, though it's hard to narrow down their list of candidates at this point.
9/1/2015 | A's score 9 unanswered to top Halos
Danny Valencia and Jake Smolinski contributed to a five-run third inning and Mark Canha provided the dagger in the sixth, launching a three-run homer to help the A's beat the American League West-rival Angels, 11-5, at the Coliseum on Monday night.
9/1/2015 | A's give Martin first test vs. Angels' Shoemaker
The A's will call on newcomer Cody Martin when they face Matt Shoemaker and the Angels in the second of a three-game set at the Coliseum on Tuesday night.
9/1/2015 | A's-Angels tilt pauses for 'broken fence delay'
There was a 10-minute "broken fence delay" in the bottom of the fifth inning at the Coliseum during Monday night's A's-Angels matchup as the grounds crew fixed part of the left-field wall that fell down after Shane Victorino collided with it trying to reel in Danny Valencia's one-out double.
9/1/2015 | Cron's swipe can help fans steal a home
When C.J. Cron cruised into home on Monday night in Oakland, the Angels designated hitter not only extended his club's lead, but also lightened one lucky fan's monthly bill payments.