Jered Weaver

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    October 6, 2014

    8 Reasons the Angels Should Fire Mike Scioscia

    After winning more games than any other team in the Majors during the regular season (98), our Anaheim Angels of Anaheim were swept in three games by a Kansas City Royals team that limped into its first playoff series since winning the World Series in 1985. That's just one of the eight reasons Halos ... More >>

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    March 13, 2014
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    August 26, 2013

    Albert Pujols and Torii Hunter Alleged to Have Turned Angels Clubhouse into a Fight Club

    There is a report that during the 2012 season, Angels Torii Hunter, now on the Detroit Tigers, and Albert Pujols, now on the DL, got into a fight. And the fight apparently happened after Pujols called out Halos ace Jered Weaver and was based on a misunderstanding about a previous dust-up between Hu ... More >>

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    May 29, 2013

    Dr. Lewis Yocum, Longtime Angels Orthopedist Known for Tommy John Surgery, Passes Away

    Dr. Lewis Yocum, the Anaheim Angels of Anaheim's longtime team orthopedist, died Saturday night. He was 66.Members of the organization did not find out until Tuesday. But, according to the Halos' website, coaches and players figured something was up when Yocum, who was starting his 36th season with ... More >>

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    May 23, 2013

    Fantasy Bluthball: We Draft Locals for Arrested Development Roles

    Matching A.D. socialites to real OC socialites

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    April 11, 2013

    Of Angels, Oaktards and Big A Malaise

    The first indication something wasn't right with Wednesday night's Angels home opener follow-up came from a sign in front of the Big A ticket window announcing $5 seats. Those were for the right-field pavilion, where the view revealed a half-full stadium that stayed that way even after the inevitabl ... More >>

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    October 2, 2012

    Good Morning, Your Anaheim Angeles of Anaheim Are Out of It

    Remember when the Angels acquired Albert Pujols and they immediately started printing World Series tickets?And remember that dreadful start Pujols got off to and how the Angels, who had a terrible beginning the year they won their only World Series, tried to reassure everyone that they'd still make ... More >>

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    May 3, 2012

    Jered Weaver Puts the "Pee" in Pitching No-No for Angels

    "I had to pee so bad. It was unbelievable. I had to go relieve myself. Superstition had to go out the window."-Jered Weaver, after pitching the Angels to a 9-0 no-hitter vs. Minnesota last night at the Big A, explaining his mad dash out of the dugout after the eighth inning (via USA Today).

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    September 9, 2011

    Angels Desperately Need to Defeat the Evil Empire Yankees--For You, Me and America

    Would be nice if that could be true, at least for this weekend.​The Angels are getting hot!They're fading!They're on the heels of the Rangers!They can't win a game!They're back in the chase!(Make up your damn mind, Scioscia--are your boys making the playoffs or not?!)This up-and-down push toward t ... More >>

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    June 16, 2011

    Waiving Scott Kazmir Thins Angels Thin Pitching Staff

    ​Even during the magical 2002 World Series year, the knock against the Angels was they lacked that one powerful bat.Defense--check. Intangibles--check. Pitching--double check.Yesterday's waiving of once-projected ace Scott Kazmir is just more evidence that last category is no longer a lock.

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    March 16, 2011

    Great Expectations for Angels Rookies Peter Bourjos and Mike Trout

    Let the fish puns begin.​The Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim have plenty they'd like to forget about last season. With Opening Day coming up fast, the Halos are hoping to return to the have-a-great-regular-season-before-getting-spanked-by-the-stinkin'-Red Sox-in-the-playoffs-AGAIN form that fan ... More >>

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    August 18, 2010

    5 Reasons to Actually Continue Watching the Angels

    ​Yes, they're eight games back in the AL West. Yes, they can't even win their series against miserable teams like the Toronto Blue Jays and the Baltimore Orioles, though in the Halos defense Baltimore had magic on its side. Yes, very few Angels players seem like they give a crap right no ... More >>

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    May 29, 2010

    Angels Can't Even Win Right

    Kendry Morales' injury: Not as cute as this kitten's​So, I'm sitting here watching the Angels game on Saturday. They are hosting the Mariners who were pre-season favorites to win the division but are playing more like Mouseketeers than Mariners. Despite that, however, they managed to beat up the h ... More >>

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    April 9, 2010

    OMG, Do the Angels Suck Already?

    Christopher VictorioTaken at Game 5 of the Angels vs. Yankees ALCS last year. ​Three burning questions all OC'ers have to be asking this morning. One, what will airlines charge us for next? Two, what else will someone see an image of Jesus in? Most importantly however being are the Angels already ... More >>

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    April 9, 2010

    Jered Weaver to Receive 1st Nick Adenhart Award at Big A Tonight

    The Weave​Jered Weaver will receive the first Nick Adenhart Award during tonight's game at the Big A against the Oakland A's.Bestowing the award will be charged with emotion. Tonight also marks the one-year anniversary of Adenhart's death after pitching six scoreless innings at Anaheim Stadium. ... More >>

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    September 28, 2009

    2009 Postseason Throwdown: Top 11 Moments From Angels AL West Victory Celebration

    Nothing more can be said about the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim's dominating 11-0 shutout of the Texas Rangers last night to win the American League West crown. The offense, defense and especially Ervin Santana's pitching were of a caliber one would expect from a World Series-bound team. So, l ... More >>

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    September 25, 2009

    2009 Postseason Smackdown: Optimist, Pessimist or Suicidal?

    ​CHILL THE CHAMPAGNE!!!​Jered Weaver takes the mound against the A's this evening with the Angels (90-62) seemingly in the driver's seat for their third consecutive American League West title. The only Angel starter who hasn't missed a turn in the rotation, Weaver will be throwing on an extra da ... More >>

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    July 14, 2009

    Bright Light at End of All-Star Game Tunnel for Angels? [UPDATED]

    UPDATED WITH FIGGY NOW IN AND HUNTER CLARIFICATION (THANKS, HALOMANIA!) . . . Neither Chone Figgins nor Jered Weaver were was not added to the American League roster of tonight's All-Star game. (But, as the Los Angeles Times just blogged, Chone Figgins was just added due to an injury to Tampa Bay's ... More >>

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    October 2, 2008

    14 Reasons Why the Angels Lost Game 1 of the ALDS

    *The stupidest noisemakers ever, a thin piece of cardboard which fans were supposed to fold up like an accordion and slap them like a tambourine. Did some idiots complain about having to blow too hard to inflate the old ThunderStix, which worked so well in 2002? *Stupid little kids who sing the Nat ... More >>

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