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Matt Shoemaker

  1. Matt Shoemaker throws another bullpen session, has “no doubt” he can pitch in ALDS

    Sep 30, 2014, 8:59 PM EDT

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    Angels starter Matt Shoemaker hasn’t pitched in a game since September 15 due to a left oblique strain, but he is making steady progress behind the scenes and expects to be available for the ALDS.

  2. Pouliot’s 2014 American League awards picks

    Sep 29, 2014, 12:40 PM EDT

    Mike Trout

    Trout vs. Martinez? Hernandez vs. Kluber? Here are one person’s picks for MVP, Cy Young and Rookie of the Year.

  3. Previewing the 2014 Playoffs

    Sep 29, 2014, 8:59 AM EDT

    Playoffs

    Let’s meet our ten playoff teams and assess their strengths, weaknesses and overall outlook.

  4. Matt Shoemaker “felt great” after throwing a bullpen

    Sep 28, 2014, 10:40 PM EDT

    Matt Shoemaker

    More good news for the Angels: Matt Shoemaker felt great after throwing a bullpen on Sunday. He could return in time to start in the ALDS for the Angels.

  5. Matt Shoemaker plays long toss, could throw from mound Sunday

    Sep 27, 2014, 10:15 PM EDT

    Matt Shoemaker

    Matt Shoemaker long tossed on Saturday and said that the tightness in his left oblique is nearly gone. He’s attempting to rejoin the Angels’ rotation in time for the ALDS.

  6. Matt Shoemaker’s chances of pitching this week are “very remote”

    Sep 22, 2014, 8:55 PM EDT

    Matt Shoemaker

    Shoemaker came out of nowhere to go 16-4 with a 3.07 ERA and 124/24 K/BB ratio in 136 innings as a 27-year-old rookie, including a 9-1 record and 1.49 ERA in 67 innings since late July.

  7. Mike Scioscia is considering using a three-man rotation in the ALDS

    Sep 19, 2014, 9:15 PM EDT

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    The Angels’ rotation is thin beyond Matt Shoemaker, Jered Weaver, and C.J. Wilson, so manager Mike Scioscia may do the obvious thing and utilize a three-man rotation in the ALDS.

  8. Matt Shoemaker diagnosed with mild oblique strain

    Sep 16, 2014, 7:37 PM EDT

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    Angels right-hander Matt Shoemaker departed his sensational start Monday night against the Mariners after experiencing discomfort on the left side of his rib cage in the top of the eighth inning. He underwent an MRI on Tuesday and the diagnosis is in …

  9. Matt Shoemaker to have an MRI on his rib cage

    Sep 16, 2014, 12:45 PM EDT

    Matt Shoemaker

    The Angels starter pitched well last night, but felt some discomfort at the end of his stint.

  10. And That Happened: Monday’s scores and highlights

    Sep 16, 2014, 6:52 AM EDT

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    The Angels clinch a playoff spot. The Nats and Orioles pull to within one game of clinching their divisions.

  11. Angels clinch postseason berth by beating Mariners

    Sep 16, 2014, 1:04 AM EDT

    Mike Trout, Kole Calhoun, Brennan Boesch

    MLB’s best team continues to cruise through September.

  12. And That Happened: Wednesday’s scores and highlights

    Sep 11, 2014, 7:02 AM EDT

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    Big Game James Shields shows up big in a big game . . . James . . . etc. etc. infinity

  13. Victor Martinez, Josh Harrison win Player of the Month honors for August

    Sep 3, 2014, 7:15 PM EDT

    Victor Martinez

    Victor Martinez continued his fantastic season with a great August showing, while Josh Harrison allowed the Pirates to weather the loss of reigning NL MVP Andrew McCutchen.

  14. And That Happened: Tuesday’s scores and highlights

    Aug 27, 2014, 7:09 AM EDT

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    I don’t believe in destiny. I don’t believe in fate. I’m even pretty skeptical about momentum and the hot hand. But these Royals are testing my beliefs.

  15. The Angels may have trouble getting starting pitching on waivers

    Aug 22, 2014, 6:20 PM EDT

    Bartolo Colon

    According to Peter Gammons, the Orioles and Yankees are “claiming everyone” on waivers, which will make it difficult for the Angels to improve their starting rotation after losing Garrett Richards.

  16. And That Happened: Thursday’s scores and highlights

    Aug 22, 2014, 6:33 AM EDT

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    Another Washington walkoff. Another dominant Clayton Kershaw start. And some unusual stuff happened too.

  17. Settling the Score: Saturday’s results

    Aug 17, 2014, 8:53 AM EDT

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    Suddenly the American League West is all tied up. Albert Pujols and Howie Kendrick both went yard and Matt Shoemaker pitched well over 5 2/3 innings as the Angels topped the Rangers 5-4 on Saturday night in Arlington, Texas. The A’s, meanwhile, got a third straight poor start from Sonny Gray and lost 4-3 to the Braves at Atlanta’s Turner Field.

  18. Jered Weaver leaves start with lower back tightness

    Jul 7, 2014, 10:57 PM EDT

    Jered Weaver AP

    Angels right-hander Jered Weaver was forced to leave tonight’s start against the Blue Jays after just two innings due to lower back tightness.

  19. And That Happened: Sunday’s scores and highlights

    Jun 23, 2014, 6:42 AM EDT

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    Mike Napoli stole home. Though, really, we should call what he did something else. Also: are we at “Peak Brandon” in Major League Baseball?

  20. Angels demote fifth starter Matt Shoemaker to Triple-A and turn to lefty Wade LeBlanc

    May 25, 2014, 2:59 PM EDT

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    Matt Shoemaker has a solid 3.18 ERA and 1.15 WHIP in 22 2/3 total innings this season, but he yielded eight hits and three runs over five frames in a loss Saturday night to the Royals and so the Angels are going to try something different this week.

  21. And That Happened: Sunday’s scores and highlights

    May 19, 2014, 5:07 AM EDT

    Alex Gordon

    Two homers for Alex Gordon, a triple play for the Rockies and another shellacking of a hapless opponent by the Oakland Athletics.

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