Chad Curtis--who was a spark plug for what was then the California Angels of the early 1990s and also spent his 10-year career with the Tigers, Blue Jays, Dodgers, Indians, Yankees and Rangers--is not sitting in a dugout these days but the Harrison Correctional Facility in Adrian, Michigan. That's ... More >>
The Rams are, of course, long gone and the Honda Center remains in need of an NBA team, but Orange County still has the Angels, Ducks, a whole bunch of mixed-martial arts fighters and assorted pro sports retirees who reside and/or hailed from here.Current and former pro athletes get into trouble som ... More >>
The Los Al High grad and Minnesota Vikings punter is prying open America's last closet: major-league sports
Vladimir Guerrero has returned to Anaheim.But, alas, not the Angels.The Toronto Blue Jays granted the former Halo slugger his wish to be released from a $1.3 million minor league contract after he left the AAA Las Vegas 51s late Monday night to return to the town he calls home.
Chad Curtis was a spark plug for what was then the California Angels of the early 1990s, and over a 10-year career that also included time with the Tigers, Blue Jays, Dodgers, Indians, Yankees and Rangers, he hit a respectable .264 with more than 1,000 big league hits. Now a substitute teacher and ... More >>
When Angels manager Mike Scioscia announced in mid-March that slugger Kendry Morales would be put on the 15-day disabled list for a still tender toe resulting from his ankle surgery and broken leg last season, that placement pretty much ruled out any lingering ideas that Morales would actually get t ... More >>
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 >>
Flickr user myhsu A few years back, when the Angels were beginning to round into form as the perennial playoff team we enjoy today, the manager and starting pitchers shot a commercial. I don't remember who it was for, but I know it wasn't Howard's. In the commercial we saw Angel skipper Mike Scio ... More >>
shop.mlb.com"Sport Spuds Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim Mr. Potato Head," $15.99It looks like I may have created a bit of a stir in the Angel community in my first "Give 'Em Halos" post by suggesting the Angels could be in trouble so early in the season. Angels fans are very committed to their tea ... More >>
Orange County Register Angels Blogster Todd Harmonson wonders why no one outside Angel Stadium seems to notice that our Halos have the best record in baseball. He even has a poll asking which front-burner sports stories--including Brett Favre's on-again, off-again retirement, the yet-to-begin Olympi ... More >>
As daily newspapers have laid off employees, they also make the mistake of hiring the foundation for their structure: the copy editors. We'll just assume that's what happened with the Orange County Register, which since its decision to suicide itself these past couple of years has increasingly had m ... More >>
Some fans and team officials think hes the devil. His player clients think hes an angel. Everyone agrees that super agent Scott Boras has changed baseballbut for better or worse? And what does he want now?
Seemed like a good idea at the time . . .
Last night, Anaheim was home to both The Happiest Place on Earth™ and a little corner of Mudville, where there is no joy, because last night in Anaheim, Team USA was eliminated from the World Baseball Classic. Mexico beat the major leaguers representing United States, 2-1. Only four teams now ... More >>
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