Los Angeles Angels News Today
March 27th, 2010
The Squeeze: Giants 5, Angels 3
The Angels lost another spring game in the late innings The Giants scored three times in the eighth off Francisco Rodriguez (flashback, anyone?) and beat the Angels, 5-3, Friday at Scottsdale Stadium.
Weaver touched up in Triple-A game
Angels right-hander Jered Weaver went six innings and threw 82 pitches in a Triple-A game against Oakland A’s minor-leaguers this afternoon. But he also gave up three home runs in that time.
Former broadcast partner honoring Markas
Angels broadcaster Terry Smith has been quietly honoring his former partner, Rory Markas, this spring by wearing a small pin with Markas’ initials alongside his press credential each day.
Reckling impressive in duel with Lincecum
Here was Trevor Reckling, 20 years old, just three years removed from a New Jersey high school campus, facing the San Francisco Giants and the great Tim Lincecum.
Abreu imparts wisdom to Angels hitters
Angels shortstop Erick Aybar, his spring interrupted by a right elbow strain that sidelined him for two weeks, has been searching for his timing and rhythm in the batter's box.
Brandon Wood in no position to relax, Scioscia says
The manager says the young infielder will get ‘first crack’ at third base but bristles at the suggestion that the job is already clinched.
Twins unveil their pitching plans
The Angels haven't made their rotation plans official, but there's not a whole lot of doubt at this point. The Minnesota Twins just made their plans known to the Angels.
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