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11/23/2015 | Carew embraces second chance after heart attack

Hall of Famer Rod Carew closed an emotional media conference call on Monday afternoon with a message that was both personal and universal.

11/23/2015 | Simmons' stellar 'D' has dazzled for years

Terry Pendleton calls Andrelton Simmons "one of my sons." In Atlanta these past four years, the current Braves first-base coach and former All-Star third baseman cared for Simmons as if he were one of his own. He disciplined him, encouraged him and supported him. And when the Braves traded Simmons to the Angels as part of their steadfast rebuilding efforts on the night of Nov. 12, "It hurt my heart," Pendleton said.

11/23/2015 | Carew in need of transplant after heart attack

Hall of Famer Rod Carew suffered a heart attack near his home in Southern California on Sept. 20, and had a left ventricular assist device surgically implanted to help maintain the pumping of his heart as he awaits a possible heart transplant.

11/23/2015 | 10 breakout prospects from 2015 Fall League

Every year, without fail, less-heralded prospects excel -- and sometimes outperform -- their more famous counterparts in the Arizona Fall League. Here are 10 prospects who left Arizona standing a bit taller than they did when they arrived.

11/21/2015 | Henderson, Yount recount milestone moments

Rickey Henderson and Robin Yount , two of MLB's 29 historical 3,000-hit men, were on the stage of the Juniper Ballroom in the Aria Hotel on Friday, reminiscing about their careers in an installment of a lecture series that is a featured part of Tony La Russa's 4th Annual Leaders & Legends weekend to benefit the Pets for Vets program of his Animal Rescue Foundation (ARF).

11/20/2015 | Alcantara protected on Angels' 40-man roster

The Angels selected the contract of pitching prospect Victor Alcantara on Friday, adding the 22-year-old right-hander to the 40-man roster in order to protect him from exposure to the upcoming Rule 5 Draft.

11/20/2015 | Awards shutout won't diminish Trout's greatness

Mike Trout is the best baseball player on the planet. That's one of the things of which this season reminded us. Was he baseball's best player in 2015? No, probably not.

11/20/2015 | Complete list of 2015 Esurance MLB Award winners

Baseball's annual award seasons was memorable, filled with Gold Gloves, Silver Sluggers and Cy Youngs. And on Friday we got the grand finale, with the presentation of the Esurance MLB Awards.

11/19/2015 | Angels to host Thanksgiving food drive this weekend

The Angels will host their 15th annual Thanksgiving Holiday Canned Food Drive this weekend, with all proceeds benefitting the Second Harvest Food Bank of Orange County.

11/19/2015 | No back-to-back MVPs, but Trout makes history

Angels center fielder Mike Trout didn't win the American League Most Valuable Player Award on Thursday, but he could have. And that alone says so much. You can make the case, without exerting much effort, that Trout could have four AL MVP Awards, even though he's barely two months removed from his 24th birthday.

11/19/2015 | Expanded safety nets, in-market streaming coming in '16

DALLAS -- Increased safety netting is likely to be in place by the opening of the 2016 season and a new three-year agreement with FOX will allow fans to watch live in-market streaming on any mobile device, Commissioner Rob Manfred announced as the quarterly Owners Meetings wrapped up on Thursday.

11/19/2015 | 3 Opening Day games to be played on first Sunday

Opening Day 2016 will feature a combined seven national ESPN telecasts -- three on Sunday, April 3, and four on Monday, April 4 -- Commissioner Rob Manfred announced on Thursday at the end of Major League Baseball's quarterly Owners Meetings in Dallas.

11/18/2015 | Angels name Roenicke third-base coach

Ron Roenicke has returned to the Angels as their new third-base coach, the club announced on Wednesday.

11/18/2015 | Back-to-back? The MVP case for Trout

In the stretch run of the 2015 season, with his team fighting to keep its postseason hopes alive and Mike Trout shouldering most of the load, Angels manager Mike Scioscia was asked about the American League Most Valuable Player Award and drew a proverbial line in the sand.

11/18/2015 | Martone tabbed as assistant GM for Angels

Steve Martone, who spent the last two years as the Yankees' manager of professional scouting, is joining the Angels as an assistant general manager to new GM Billy Eppler, a source confirmed to on Tuesday.

11/17/2015 | Pennington inks 2-year contract with Angels

The Angels signed free agent Cliff Pennington on Tuesday, addressing their need for a veteran utility infielder.

11/16/2015 | Inbox: What's next for Angels' Eppler?

It didn't take long for Billy Eppler to place his imprint on the Angels, but the first-year general manager's work has just begun. With that in mind, beat reporter Alden Gonzalez answered some lingering questions from fans.

11/14/2015 | Thousands walk to end Alzheimer's at Angel Stadium

The red of Angel Stadium was juxtaposed with 11,000 walkers clad in yellow, orange, purple and blue on Saturday morning, forming a colorful and emotional scene at the Walk to End Alzheimers.

11/13/2015 | Baldoquin's path unclear after Simmons trade

When the Angels signed Roberto Baldoquin out of Cuba last December, the hope was that he would be ready to take over as their everyday shortstop by the start of the 2017 season. Now, after the Halos traded for Andrelton Simmons, the path is uncertain.

11/12/2015 | Heavyhearted Aybar says goodbye to Angels

Erick Aybar, traded to the Braves in the five-player deal that brought fellow shortstop Andrelton Simmons to Southern California on Thursday, was asked about his favorite memory with the Angels. "Everything," Aybar said. "That is where I grew."

11/12/2015 | Angels smart to snag Simmons quickly

Even though the Angels paid heavily to get him in this four-for-one deal, the lingering question is how the Braves could deal away a 26-year-old defensive wizard who is signed for five more years and just took a step forward as a hitter.

11/12/2015 | With trade, Angels eye postseason, Braves rebuild

The Angels and the Braves stayed true to their current missions Thursday. They engineered a five-player deal that sent Andrelton Simmons and high Class A catcher Jose Briceno to Anaheim and Erick Aybar and pitching prospects Sean Newcomb and Chris Ellis to Atlanta.

11/12/2015 | Angels land Simmons in deal with Braves

The Angels acquired Andrelton Simmons, arguably the game's best defensive shortstop, from the Braves on Thursday. In exchange, the Braves will receive veteran shortstop Erick Aybar along with the Angels' top two prospects, pitchers Sean Newcomb and Chris Ellis.

11/12/2015 | Trout wins 4th straight Silver Slugger

Four seasons in the Major Leagues, four Silver Slugger Awards for Mike Trout. The Angels' superstar center fielder picked up his latest on Thursday, on the strength of a 2015 season that saw him mash a career-high 41 home runs while sporting an American League-best .991 OPS.

11/12/2015 | First-timers dominate Silver Slugger Awards

Masters at the art of hitting stepped up to the plate Thursday night with the presentation of the Silver Slugger Awards, and this year's class of the best offensive performers at each position proved once again that baseball's pool of talented batsmen really goes deep.

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