How the Angels won (8/4): Richards solid, gets early run support
Our bullpen has been out there a lot, especially the guys that have been holding leads in the middle, Kevin Jepsen and Joe Smith ." The pressure was on Richards to bounce back after two rough starts, but he felt none. "I don't really think about
Stopped short: Tulo, Hanley nursing injuries
acquired RP Huston Street from the Padres on Friday night. Street will close for the Angels, much to the chagrin of Joe Smith owners. Joaquin Benoit gets the closer gig in San Diego, but if you're looking ahead to the possibility of Benoit
Why going all out for the second wild card spot just doesn't make sense
Joe Thatcher and Huston Street have solidified a bullpen that was already better than people gave it credit for. With Joe Smith , Kevin Jepsen, and Mike Morin, the Angels have five high quality relievers, and they'd likely have starters Shoemaker
Navarro comes through again for Angels in win vs. Tigers
hitters every inning," said manager Mike Scioscia. "They did a really nice job, from Mike Morin to Kevin Jepsen to what Joe Smith did, and obviously Huston (Street) closing it out. Those guys all did a terrific job against groupings that were tough
Why costly trade for Huston Street could be worth it for Angels
an established closer who could finish games and allow Joe Smith - the team's de facto closer since the trade of Ernesto ..... to respond. With a bullpen that now includes Street, Joe Smith , Kevin Jepsen, Joe Thatcher and Jason Grilli, their
Former Indians side-armer Joe Smith named Angels closer
Frieri has lost his job as Los Angeles Angels closer -- at least for a while. Angels manager Mike Scioscia says setup man Joe Smith will step into the stopper role until Frieri works out his problems beginning Friday night when the Angels play the New
Angels hold off Twins
Joe Smith reacts after the 8-6 win over Minnesota.
Richards delivers gem as Angels blank Astros
Joe Smith on Garrett Richards' night on the mound and more after the win.
Sox shutout: Is Buchholz back?
break. We're almost as good as the Oakland A's! Remember when Angels manager Mike Scioscia said he would rather use Joe Smith as a setup guy? Not any more - he's pretty comfortable with Smith as his closer. Speaking of the Angels, OF Colin
when he allowed five runs while getting only two outs. It was the shortest non-injury-related start of his career. Joe Smith struck out one in a hitless ninth to complete the four-hitter for the Angels. Erick Aybar had two doubles and an RBI