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MLB Postseason: Five Unheralded Names to Watch in October

Mike Trout is going to be the proverbial “face” of the upcoming MLB postseason for the next month or so. We can quibble about how much star… 819 more words


17 awesome things about the Los Angeles Angels

The Los Angeles Angels clinched a postseason berth on Monday with their 8-1 win over the Seattle Mariners. With the best record in baseball and a 10 1/2-game lead over the Oakland Athletics, the Angels look likely to seize both the AL West crown and home-field advantage for the first two rounds of the playoffs. 990 more words


Two games, three fastballs to Trout's left triceps ...

Mike Trout slung his bat and hissed as he jogged to first base in the fifth inning of Thursday’s eventual 7-3 win. For the second straight time, and the third time in the last two nights, the Angels’ 23-year-old center fielder — and typically mild-mannered superstar — had absorbed a fastball to his left triceps area. 362 more words

Street wasn't available on Tuesday night ...

The Angels eventually ran away with it on Tuesday, but before the offense cranked out seven runs in the eighth inning, it was lining up to be a one-run game, and a save situation in the ninth. 203 more words

Prep sports results for Sept. 5-6


Merritt Island def.

Melbourne Central Catholic

25-23, 24-26, 26-24, 25-21

Kills: MCC — Alana Shoff 10, Sandra Carley 10, Raquel Kulak 8. MI — Alyssa Zwolensky 17, SkylarLierse 15. 1,085 more words


Crisp scores on wild pitch as A's beat Angels 2-1

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Coco Crisp scored the go-ahead run on Joe Smith’s wild pitch with two outs in the eighth inning, and the Oakland Athletics beat the Angels 2-1 on Saturday night to move into a first-place tie with Los Angeles atop the AL West. 616 more words