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• The Angels, in conjunction with the Baseball Tomorrow Fund and Chevrolet, will host an equipment collection drive on Saturday. New and used equipment donated by fans will benefit the East Anaheim Little League and the Orange County Lionettes. In addition, BTF will award a grant of $3,000 to East Anaheim Little League and $2,000 to the Lionettes for the purchase of new equipment. Chevrolet will grant $2,500 to each.

• Curtis Pride, the former outfielder who spent the last three of his 11 big league seasons with the Angels, was named by President Obama to be part of the Presidential Delegation attending Sunday's Olympics closing ceremony in London. Pride, now the baseball coach at Gallaudet University in Washington, D.C., is a member of Obama's Council on Fitness, Sports and Nutrition.

• The Angels and Bloomberg Sports, a leader in sports-analytic technology, have established a partnership to "design a state-of-the-art player-evaluation system" for the baseball-operations staff in 2013, according to a news release. The new system, the release stated, "will combine video with extensive data on all professional players, as well as customized and enhanced technology to assist the evaluation process."

• The Angels, in conjunction with the Baseball Tomorrow Fund and Chevrolet, will host an equipment collection drive on Saturday. New and used equipment donated by fans will benefit the East Anaheim Little League and the Orange County Lionettes. In addition, BTF will award a grant of $3,000 to East Anaheim Little League and $2,000 to the Lionettes for the purchase of new equipment. Chevrolet will grant $2,500 to each.

• Curtis Pride, the former outfielder who spent the last three of his 11 big league seasons with the Angels, was named by President Obama to be part of the Presidential Delegation attending Sunday's Olympics closing ceremony in London. Pride, now the baseball coach at Gallaudet University in Washington, D.C., is a member of Obama's Council on Fitness, Sports and Nutrition.

• The Angels and Bloomberg Sports, a leader in sports-analytic technology, have established a partnership to "design a state-of-the-art player-evaluation system" for the baseball-operations staff in 2013, according to a news release. The new system, the release stated, "will combine video with extensive data on all professional players, as well as customized and enhanced technology to assist the evaluation process."