Los Angeles Angels' Early-Season Relief Pitching Struggles a Concern
Heading into the 2014 season, the Los Angeles Angels were hoping that their offseason moves to revamp the bullpen would fix their relief pitching problems of last year, but through two weeks of the season that has not been the case.
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Wednesday Apr 16
The Orange County Register
Angels Afterthoughts: Calhoun to DL
Kole Calhoun hurt his right ankle in the 11th inning of Monday's loss to the Oakland Athletics and appears headed for the disabled list, according to Angels manager Mike Scioscia.
Tue Apr 15, 2014
Snowy weather postpones Indians game
The newborn daughter of a man killed in a Madison County crash will head home today.
Fri Apr 11, 2014
Anchorage Daily News
Do the Angels know how to hold 'em?
ANAHEIM, Calif._There are saves and blown saves for closers and holds for setup men, but there is no formal measure for the performance of those less-heralded relievers who enter with their team trailing by a few runs and hold the score, giving their offense a chance to come back.
Thu Apr 10, 2014
Pujols, Angels Defeat Seattle 2-0
Albert Pujols homered for the second straight game while Garrett Richards and two relievers combined on one-hitter as the Los Angeles Angels beat the Seattle Mariners 2-0 on Wednesday night.
Wed Apr 09, 2014
Cleveland Indians: Vinnie Pestano's Most Recent Demotion Is A Big Step Back
Right-handed reliever Vinnie Pestano entered last night's game in the ninth inning with an 8-3 lead against the San Diego Padres .
Tue Apr 01, 2014
Is Cleveland Indians' offense, team's weakest link? Hey, Hoynsie
Nick Swisher led the indians with 22 homers last year, but do they need more from the offense this year to get back to the postseason? Hey, Hoynsie: What do you think is the biggest weakness in the Indians lineup? I think the lack of power with no big RBI production.
Mon Mar 31, 2014
8 Reasons to Be Optimistic for the Cleveland Indians' 2014 Season
The Cleveland Indians surpassed even the most optimistic projections for the 2013 season en-route to their first playoff appearance since 2007.
What will the Cleveland Indians' record be?: MLB predictions 2014
If it's prediction time, it means baseball and opening day are at hand. So let's fire up the crystall ball and start predicting.
Sat Mar 29, 2014
Los Angeles Angels Should Not Worry About Joe Smith's Subpar Spring Training
The Los Angeles Angels this past offseason filled a major hole in their bullpen by signing reliever Joe Smith to a three-year, $15 million contract.
Fri Mar 28, 2014
Bullpen: The spotlight is on new closer John Axford - Cleveland Indians 2014 position previews
Here is a three-tiered look at the Indians' overall bullpen situation, from the big leagues, to who would get the first call from the minors if help was needed, and who the prospects are who could help in the years to come.
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Blake Wood: 2014 Cleveland Indians Player Profile
Sep 2, 2013; Cleveland, OH, USA; Cleveland Indians relief pitcher Blake Wood pitches against the Baltimore Orioles during the sixth inning at Progressive Field.
Tue Mar 25, 2014
Cleveland Indians Enter 2014 Season With A Better Bullpen
The 2014 Cleveland Indians will head into their second season under the tutelage of Terry Francona with an improved bullpen.
Top 5 New Players Who Will Help Cleveland Indians In 2014
Terrry Francona will have new faces to turn to this season for the Indians as they start their march towards the postseason.
Sat Mar 22, 2014
Vinnie Pestano, Elliot Johnson make Indians' Opening Day roster
He learned that last season, when the once-dependable setup man struggled with mechanical issues and was demoted to Triple-A Columbus.
Fri Mar 21, 2014