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Josh Hamilton facing Angels for first time this season (1:40)
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Web Gems: Thursday, July 2

Does David Lough crashing into the wall to make the catch top Kole Calhoun laying out for the catch? Vote at @BBTN, using #WebGems.

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Web Gems (0:58)
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Hamilton prepping as normal for Angels visit

Josh Hamilton is not preparing to face his former team differently than he would for any other team as the Rangers welcome the Angels for the first time since Hamilton was traded April 27.

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Trout chosen as AL All-Star starter

The Angels' Mike Trout received the most first-place votes from ESPN's six MLB contributors to earn the starting nod in center field for the AL. ESPN's AL All-Stars

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ESPN's American League All-Stars

Who deserves a spot on the American League's All-Star Game roster this year? Our experts make their picks for the Midsummer Classic in Cincinnati.

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Rapid Reaction: Yankees 3, Angels 1

The New York Yankees' stretch of 20 games in 20 days has mercifully ended with a 3-1 win Wednesday over the Los Angeles Angels.

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Web Gems: Wednesday, July 1

Does Kole Calhoun's diving catch in right-center top George Springer's diving catch in center? Vote at @BBTN, using #WebGems.

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Jerry Dipoto talks surprise resignation

“I am not leaving [as] a disgruntled employee, throwing stones on my way out the door,” the former Angels GM said. "I love this group. I really do. I hope the guys can continue to make as much progress as I feel we made the last 3 ½ years. This is simply about me believing that I was no longer in a position to be that person.”

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Dipoto, Scioscia didn't see eye to eye (1:32)
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Yankees avoid the sweep (0:54)
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Jones, Eovaldi help Yankees avoid sweep by Angels

Nathan Eovaldi pitched scoreless, five-hit ball into the sixth inning, Garrett Jones homered and the New York Yankees snapped their three-game skid with a 3-1 victory over the Los Angeles Angels

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Yankees end slump vs. Angels

The Yankees scored three runs, matching their combined total over the previous three games, to back a solid effort from Nathan Eovaldi & Co. and avoid a sweep in Anaheim. Box score

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Trout's blast cuts into Yankees' lead (0:24)
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Angels announce Dipoto resignation

The team officially announced that GM Jerry Dipoto had resigned after 4 years on the job, and that former GM Bill Stoneman would take over on an interim basis. Dipoto reportedly had a fractured relationship with manager Mike Scioscia.

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Trout hits it out

Mike Trout smashed his 21st HR in the bottom of the eighth to put the Angels on the board against the Yanks, who still lead 3-1 in bottom of the ninth with two out. Watch on ESPN/WatchESPN

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Jones jacks homer, adds to Yanks' lead

Garrett Jones planted a solo shot in the right-field seats to give the Yankees a 2-0 lead in Anaheim. After scoring one run in each of its last three games, two runs are the most New York has scored since June 27. Watch on ESPN/WatchESPN

Angels can't cash in with men in position

The Angels are currently on a stretch of 0-for-22 as a team with runners in scoring position after Efren Navarro stranded David Freese at third base to end the fifth inning. The Yankees lead 1-0 in Anaheim. Watch on ESPN/WatchESPN

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Calhoun's acrobatic diving catch (0:25)

Yankees jump to 1-0 lead vs. Angels

Chase Headley hit Matt Shoemaker's 87-mph fastball to right field for an RBI single to break a scoreless tie in Anaheim. Looking to avoid a three-game sweep, the Yanks have already matched their runs scored in each of the past 3 games. Watch on ESPN/WatchESPN

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Game 79: Yankees (41-37) @ Angels (41-37)

The Angels may be in deep disarray and yet they're the team with a chance to sweep the Yankees in Wednesday's series, and season, finale at the Big A.

2015 Team Stats

  • Batting
  • Pitching
Runs30324th
Batting Average.24124th
On Base Percentage.30423rd
Slugging Percentage.38123rd
Earned Run Average3.6611th
Quality Starts468th
WHIP1.217th
BAA.2405th

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