Anaheim Copes with Baseball Team's Name Change Anaheim Mayor Curt Pringle has boycotted Angels baseball games all season, upset they changed their name to the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim. Anaheim is even suing the team for tacking Los Angeles onto the name. But now the playoffs are here, and Mayor Pringle decided to let bygones be bygones and attend the opening game. The Angels lost to the Yankees 4 to 2. This is, um, Los Angeles Morning Edition of Washington.