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Los Angeles Angels

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Top 5 MLB Closer Celebrations

Do closer celebrations bother you? Here is a list of some of my favorite closer celebrations to help you decide whether they are awesome or down right classless.

07/21/2014

BOSTON, MA - JULY 6: Nelson Cruz #23 of the Baltimore Orioles prepares to face Jake Peavy #44 of the Boston Red Sox in the first inning at Fenway Park on July 6, 2014 in Boston, Massachusetts.

American League Mid-Season Team MVPs

Sometimes a team’s best players don’t make the All-Star team. Here are the American League’s mid-season team MVPs.

07/10/2014

Oakland Athletics v Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim

Angels Hurt Athletics’ Homefield-Advantage Hopes With 3-1 Win

Jered Weaver pitched seven innings of five-hit ball, Josh Hamilton drove in two runs, and the Los Angeles Angels did a bit more damage to the Athletics’ home-field playoff hopes with a 3-1 victory over Oakland on Wednesday.

09/25/2013

Jed Lowrie #8 of the Oakland Athletics hits an RBI double against the Minnesota Twins during the fourth inning of the game on September 11, 2013 at Target Field in Minneapolis. (Hannah Foslien/Getty Images)

A’s Try To Keep Rolling In 2nd Meeting With Angels

The Oakland Athletics aren’t satisfied with a second straight AL West title. Jed Lowrie will try to keep them rolling and help Oakland earn a share of the best record in the league Tuesday night against the Los Angeles Angels.

09/24/2013

Twins Athletics Baseball

A’s Shift Focus To Top Record In Opener With Angels

Although the Oakland Athletics have clinched a second straight AL West title, they still have something to play for with home-field advantage in a division series up for grabs.

09/23/2013

J.B. Shuck, Mike Scioscia

Athletics Try To Rebound In Second Test With Angels

The AL West leaders are in a tight race to grab home-field advantage in a division series, and will continue that pursuit Tuesday night at home against the Los Angeles Angels.

09/17/2013

Yoenis Cespedes #52 of the Oakland Athletics steals second base ahead of a tag from Howie Kendrick #47 of the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim during the fourth inning at O.co Coliseum on July 25, 2013 in Oakland, California. (Photo by Jason O. Watson/Getty Images)

AL West-Leading A’s Open Series With Angels

The surging Oakland Athletics have started to run away with the AL West.

09/16/2013

Tommy Milone #57 of the Oakland Athletics pitches against the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim during the first inning at O.co Coliseum on July 27, 2013 in Oakland, California. (Photo by Jason O. Watson/Getty Images)

Norris Hits 2-Run HR In A’s 3-1 Win Over Angels

Derek Norris had a pinch-hit two-run home run in the bottom of the seventh inning in the Oakland Athletics’ 3-1 victory over the Los Angeles Angels on Saturday.

07/27/2013

Yoenis Cespedes #52 of the Oakland Athletics steals second base ahead of a tag from Howie Kendrick #47 of the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim during the fourth inning at O.co Coliseum on July 25, 2013 in Oakland, California. (Photo by Jason O. Watson/Getty Images)

Colon Earns 14th Win, Pitches A’s Past Angels 6-4

Bartolo Colon won his 14th game for a share of the major league lead, backed by Jed Lowrie’s homer and two-run single and a two-run drive by Stephen Vogt in the Oakland Athletics’ 6-4 victory against the Los Angeles Angels on Friday night.

07/26/2013

Yoenis Cespedes #52 of the Oakland Athletics scores a run on a wild pitch by C.J. Wilson #33 of the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim during the fourth inning at O.co Coliseum on July 25, 2013 in Oakland, California. (Jason O. Watson/Getty Images)

Cespedes Banged Up As A’s Get Thumped 8-3 By Angels

In the fourth, Yoenis Cespedes walked, stole second, advanced to third on a groundout and scored the tying run sliding feet-first into Wilson’s legs blocking the plate after a wild pitch. Cespedes held his right leg in the dugout, grimacing, but stayed in the game.

07/25/2013

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