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Mike Trout Debuts As Trumbo Walkoff HR On Mariners 4-3

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Mark Trumbo delivers a walk off home run, Mike Trout makes his major league debut. Angels seal the deal 4-3.

Pitching Mechanics/Terms To Look/Listen For

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Courtesy of baggs over at SBN's The Crawfish Boxes, he puts together a great piece on pitching mechanics. Can you identify the mechanics used by Angels pitchers? (e.g. Jered Weaver is a clear cut "Power T")

Baseball Teams as Ice Cream Flavors

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Timothy Malcolm compares each of the 30 MLB teams to an ice cream flavor. Yahoo's David Brown also picked up on the story and can be read here Personally, I disagree with his choice for the Angels. I would have put Chocolate Chip under both the Mets AND Angels.

Joel Pineiro 100th Win As Angels Edge Mets 4-3

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Joel Pineiro wins his 100th game of his career. Angels take the opener from the Mets 5-4.

SNY & Rev Halofan Mets Angels Preview

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Rev Halofan was interviewed this morning about the Angels by Ted Burg of SNY-TV for the upcoming New York Mets series.

Dan Haren Returns, Angels Losing Streak At 4

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Dan Haren back in the rotation. Vernon Wells returns to the lineup. Angels lose 4-1.

Jered Weaver Back to Winning, Angels Over Yankees 3-2

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Jered Weaver has a strong outing against the Yankees. Angels take the first game of the 9 game homestand.

Defending The Castle Gamethread 2

Angels up 3-2 after 4.5 innings NO PICS/GIFS in Gamethreads please.

Joel Pineiro Denied 100th Win Again, Angels Split Series with A's

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Brett Anderson with a gem performance as A's defeat Angels 4-3 to split the series.

Getaway Day Gamethread 2

Late inning rally gamethread in effect.

Is Baseball The Best Sport For A First Date?

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One person's adventure through 4 first dates at 4 different sporting events.

Post-Rapture Angels Defeat Braves 4-1

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Angels defeat Braves 4-1 and take the opening Interleague series at home.

(Ode to) Bloggers Night with the Inland Empire 66ers

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Ode to Bloggers Night with the Inland Empire 66ers. A look back at this special event plus the series finale against the Visalia Rawhide

Pictures from Rawhide vs. 66ers game 05-16-11

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Some pictures from Monday's I.E. 66ers finale against the Visalia Rawhide. LINK

Angels Bullpen Woes Lead to 6-4 Loss

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The Angels' bullpen struggles to hold down a lead. Angels lose to White Sox 6-4 in 10 innings

Hunter Hits Game Winning Single, Halos Top Indians 2-1 in 11 Innings, Record First Win in Retro Jersey

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Angels top Indians 2-1. Chatwood pitches a gem and Hunter drives home the game-winner in the 11th.

Extra Innings Game Thread

Just another extra innings game thread!   Jordan Walden pitching in the 10th

Runs For Chatwood Game Thread (2)

  Can you spare a run or five please?

Tyler Chatwood called up. Kevin Jepsen and Michael Kohn optioned to AAA. Scott Downs activated from...

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Tyler Chatwood called up. Kevin Jepsen and Michael Kohn optioned to AAA. Scott Downs activated from the DL.

Announced during the post-game show after the Angels win 3-1 against Toronto. Confirmed on Victor Rojas' Twitter page (h/t to Ryanfea for link)

Mike Butcher has surgery

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"Mike Butcher underwent surgery on Thursday for the removal of a cancerous nodule on his thyroid gland."

Do you recall seeing these promo cards back in the day?

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Do you recall seeing these promo cards back in the day?

1980 promo card signed by the Soth himself.

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1980 promo card signed by the Soth himself.

Hurr!

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Hurr!

Hitting woes take toll on Hatcher

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Angels - Hatcher > Angels + Hatcher? Forget it, Soth won't let that happen. Interesting quote from the article: "(...)That also ended at 3113 innings — over five games — a string in which the Angels hadn’t scored with Jered Weaver on the mound." Even in an alternate reality, I can still see this happening to Weaver....

Game 2 of the "whose stadium sucks more" series

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This one comes courtesy of TBLA and she uses her personal experience plus Bill Plaschke. Big A > Doyer Stadium

"Tim Salmon, 1995, awarded the top spot in a list of '100 Greatest Angels' compiled by popular fan...

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"Tim Salmon, 1995, awarded the top spot in a list of '100 Greatest Angels' compiled by popular fan blog Halos Heaven...."

MLB 2010 All-Star Game Program (pg 188)
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Halos Heaven at the Big A -- Event Pics (UPDATED)

Awesome game by the Angels last night as they pull out the big bats for Halos Heaven (and Athletics Nation) at Angel Stadium. After the jump are some pics from the game, fellow HH'ers and other...

Yankees & Red Sox a "disgrace to baseball"??

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Links to a Yahoo article (from Big League Stew) talking about Umpire Joe West and how recent NYY/BOS games take too long.

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Pics from NYY/LAA Game 3 (10/19/09)

Below is a small sample of pictures from Game 3 of the ALCS with a description for each picture. Most pics were taken prior to the start of the game from behind the Angels dugout (my actual seat...

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