12/6/2013 | Angels have history of Winter Meetings activity
For Angels fans, there's legitimate reason for anxiety heading into the Winter Meetings, which kick off from Lake Buena Vista, Fla., on Monday. Under general manager Jerry Dipoto, these have been about as eventful as can be.
12/6/2013 | Angels sign left-hander Rapada to Minors deal
The Angels signed veteran lefty specialist Clay Rapada to a Minor League contract with a Spring Training invite on Thursday.
12/5/2013 | MLB Notebook: Trout's assault on record books
From 1893-2012, 20 players qualified for the batting title in their age-20 season and finished that campaign with an on-base plus slugging percentage of at least 120.
12/4/2013 | Next year's Draft deeper, packed with pitchers
Though the Astros still have seven months to determine whom they'll take at No. 1, North Carolina State left-hander Carlos Rodon has established himself as the frontrunner. Owner of a mid-90s fastball and a wipeout slider, Rodon topped NCAA Division I with 184 strikeouts last spring and led the Wolfpack to their first College World Series appearance in 45 years.
12/3/2013 | Trout, Hamilton bobbleheads highlight Halos' promos
The Angels unveiled their promotional calendar for the 2014 season on Tuesday, with giveaways that include Mike Trout and Josh Hamilton bobbleheads.
12/3/2013 | Meetings on horizon, Angels seeking starting pitching
With the Winter Meetings kicking off from Lake Buena Vista, Fla., in less than a week, Angels general manager Jerry Dipoto's strategy seems quite clear: Sign one free-agent starting pitcher and trade for another.
12/2/2013 | Angels non-tender Williams, Hanson, two others
The Angels non-tendered starters Jerome Williams and Tommy Hanson, third baseman Chris Nelson and reliever Juan Gutierrez on Monday, saving roughly $10 million in projected salaries for 2014.
12/2/2013 | Switch to sidearm delivery pays dividends for Smith
Reluctant at first to switch to a sidearm delivery in college, new Halos reliever Joe Smith has parlayed the success into a lucrative three-year deal.
12/2/2013 | Angels could free up payroll with non-tenders
With two starting pitchers still needed, and a payroll that's already dangerously close to the luxury-tax threshold, Monday's non-tender deadline is far more than a formality for the Angels. It's an opportunity to add about $10 million to their budget.