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  • Heaney sets career highs in comeback season
    On Saturday, left-hander Andrew Heaney will take the mound for the Angels on the one-year anniversary of his return from Tommy John surgery. It will be just the latest milestone in what has largely been a successful comeback season for Heaney, who has already set career highs in wins, starts and innings pitched in his first full post-surgery campaign.
  • 5-run 1st inning not enough as Angels fall
    The Angels wasted little time jumping on Rangers rookie Ariel Jurado, scoring five runs in the first inning to surge to an early lead in Thursday night's series opener at Globe Life Park.
  • Buttrey gets first callup, makes MLB debut
    After the Angels acquired Ty Buttrey from the Red Sox as part of the Ian Kinsler trade on July 30, general manager Billy Eppler said the 25-year-old right-hander was "pretty darn close to Major League ready."
  • This Angel is an AL West game-changer
    Given the collection of stars that play in the American League West, it's no surprise that the division is also home to an array of elite tools.
  • Every 30-30 season, ranked by club
    The marvel of the 30-30 club is predicated on the rare combination of speed and power it takes to swipe 30 bases and bash 30 homers in the same season.
  • Sandoval throws well in Mobile debut
    Here's MLB Pipeline's roundup of the top prospect performances in the Minor Leagues on Thursday.
  • Angels' nicknames for Players' Weekend
    For the second consecutive year, Major Leaguers will put their personalities and passions on the field when Players' Weekend takes center stage during all games from Friday, Aug. 24, through Sunday, Aug. 26
  • Angels' Top 30 prospects list
    Who do the Angels have in the pipeline? Get scouting reports, video, stats, projected ETAs and more for the Halos' Top 30 Prospects on MLB Pipeline's Prospect Watch.
  • Rivera homers in return from DL as Halos sweep
    Rene Rivera said he was eager to return to the Angels after spending three months on the disabled list with a right knee injury. It didn't take him long to make an impact, as the veteran catcher crushed a tie-breaking home run off Kirby Yates in the ninth inning to lift the Angels to a 3-2 win over the Padres on Wednesday night, completing a three-game sweep at Petco Park. Starter Felix Pena allowed only one unearned run over a season-high-tying six innings and Blake Parker pitched a scoreless ninth to pick up his 12th save of the season.
  • Ohtani ramps up intensity in bullpen session
    Shohei Ohtani continues to ramp up the intensity of his bullpen sessions as he progresses deeper into his rehab from his right elbow injury. Ohtani threw a 33-pitch bullpen session in Anaheim on Wednesday with batters in the box.
  • Angels, Trout mourn loss of Aaron Cox
    The Angels and star player Mike Trout shared their grief Wednesday in regards to the passing of Aaron Cox, Trout's brother-in-law and a former Minor League pitcher in the Angels' system. The cause of Cox's death has not been disclosed.
  • Ward's stellar debut, Upton's big night lift Halos
    Taylor Ward made his MLB debut on Tuesday night, going 2-for-3 with an RBI in the Angels' 7-3 win over the Padres at Petco Park. Justin Upton extended his hitting streak to seven games by going 3-for-5 with a two-run home run and three RBIs and Eric Young Jr. also chipped in with two RBIs as the Angels (61-60) climbed back over .500 with their second straight win over the Padres.
  • Shred Hate program gains 5 new MLB teams
    The Angels, Dodgers, Phillies, Pirates and Rangers are the latest teams to join the Cubs, White Sox, Twins and Nationals as Shred Hate clubs in the effort to prevent bullying. Select schools in club markets will use the No Bully methodology that has remediated more than 90 percent of bullying incidents since Shred Hate's launch in January 2017.
  • Position change accelerates Ward's progress
    Taylor Ward admitted that would often fall asleep thinking about this moment. His dream finally became a reality on Tuesday, when he received his first big league callup with the Angels.
  • This impact bat was Halos' best August trade
    While the July 31 non-waiver Trade Deadline rightfully garners the lion's share of attention when it comes to each year's trade season, there have been numerous deals struck during the month of August that have been impactful down the stretch and in subsequent years. Here's a look at the best August trade each team has ever made.
  • Angels acquire RHP Despaigne from Marlins
    Starved for pitching depth, the Angels acquired right-hander Odrisamer Despaigne from the Marlins on Tuesday night in exchange for cash considerations. Right-hander Dayan Diaz was designated for assignment to clear a spot for Despaigne on the 40-man roster.
  • Upton robs HR, hits blast in 10th to lift Halos
    Justin Upton robbed Eric Hosmer of a go-ahead, three-run homer in the eighth inning, then hit a two-run homer in the 10th to help the Angels beat the Padres, 6-3, on Monday in the series opener. Andrew Heaney allowed two runs in 7 1/3 innings for the Angels. Clayton Richard gave up two runs in eight innings for the Padres, who are in the middle of a 10-game homestand.
  • Angels battle, surge late but fall to A's in finale
    Injuries have frayed the Angels' rotation depth to the point where they had no better alternative than to rely entirely on their bullpen in Sunday's series finale against the A's. But a parade of relievers couldn't stop a parade of A's runs and a late rally fell just short, culminating in an 8-7 loss at Angel Stadium.
  • Skaggs returns to DL with adductor strain
    Just as soon as he returned from the disabled list, left-hander Tyler Skaggs is back on it. The Angels placed the 27-year-old on the 10-day DL with a left adductor strain on Sunday, and the club recalled right-hander Eduardo Paredes.
  • Each team's jersey number likely to be retired next
    Which active players might end up with their jerseys retired? Who potentially has that immortality in their future? We take a look at the most likely active player to someday have his number retired for every team.
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