2005 Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim season
|2005 Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim|
|AL West Champions|
The logo of the Angels during their 2005 campaign
|Major League affiliations|
•Rex Hudler, Steve Physioc
KSPN (AM 710)
•Terry Smith, Rory Markas
KTNQ (AM 1020—Spanish)
•José Mota, Ivan Lara
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The Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim 2005 season was the franchise's 45th since its inception. The regular season ended with a record of 95-67, resulting in the Angels winning the American League West division title for the second consecutive season, its fifth in franchise history.
In the postseason, the Angels defeated the New York Yankees in the American League Division Series, 3-2, but were subsequently defeated by the eventual World Series champion Chicago White Sox in the American League Championship Series, 4-1.
- Offseason 1
Regular season 2
- Season standings 2.1
- Roster 2.2
Player stats 3
- Other batters 3.1.1
Starting pitchers 3.2
Other pitchers 3.2.1
- Relief pitchers 188.8.131.52
- Other pitchers 3.2.1
- Batting 3.1
- American League Division Series 4.1
- American League Championship Series 4.2
- Game Log 4.3
- Bracket 4.4
- Farm system 5
- References 6
- October 20, 2004: Adam Riggs was released by the Anaheim Angels.
- December 14, 2004: Paul Byrd was signed as a Free Agent with the Anaheim Angels.
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BattingNote: G = Games played; AB = At Bats; H = Hits; Avg. = Batting Average; HR = Home Runs; RBI = Runs Batted In
With their win on Mon. September 27, 2005, the Angels clinched their second straight American League West championship.
American League Division Series
The 2005 American League Division Series featured the AL West champion Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim and the AL East champion New York Yankees. The series began on October 4, 2005 with the Angels splitting the first two games at Angel Stadium. The Angels then proceeded to split the two games at Yankee Stadium and finally won the fifth game at Angel Stadium ultimately winning the series 3–2.
American League Championship Series
The 2005 American League Championship Series featured the AL West champion Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim and the AL Central champion Chicago White Sox. The series began on October 11, 2005 with the Angels winning the first game at U.S. Cellular Field, but after an incredibly controversial second game loss, the Angels dropped the next three and lost the series 4–1. Because of the controversy surrounding game two, Angel fans to this day (as of the 2013 season) give A. J. Pierzynski a poor welcome at Angel Stadium and still think that Doug Eddings suffers from "Dumbass Umpire Syndrome".
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Note: Major League Baseball's playoff format automatically seeds the Wild Card team 4th. Normally, the No. 1 seed plays the No. 4 seed in the Division Series. However, MLB does not allow the No. 1 seed to play the 4th seed/Wild Card winner in the Division Series if they are from the same division, instead having the No. 1 seed play the next lowest seed, the No. 3 seed.
- Paul Byrd Statistics - Baseball-Reference.com
- Johnson, Lloyd, and Wolff, Miles, ed., The Encyclopedia of Minor League Baseball, 3rd edition. Durham, N.C.: Baseball America, 2007
- Baseball America 2006 Annual Directory
- 2005 Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim team page at Baseball Reference
- 2005 Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim team page at www.baseball-almanac.com