| Aug 18, 2014
| 7:34 AM
The Angels can claim bragging rights in Los Angeles, or at least claim fantasy bragging rights, as their all-time team defeated the L.A. Dodgers team in a best-of-seven series held online over the weekend.
The teams were chosen by readers of The Times...
| Aug 17, 2014
| 5:37 PM
As good as Huston Street is, and he has been nearly invincible for four years, he is not perfect, as the Angels were so painfully reminded of in the ninth inning of Sunday's 3-2 loss to the Texas Rangers in Globe Life Park.
Street, acquired in a July 18...
| Aug 19, 2014
| 8:51 PM
With performances like this, the chants for "MVP" are only going to get louder for Miami Marlins outfielder Giancarlo Stanton.
Stanton, down 1-2 in the count, lined a single to shallow right field driving in Jeff Baker sending the Marlins to a 4-3 win...
| Aug 20, 2014
| 4:24 PM
Assessing the 5-4 loss in a monotone matching the mood in the Marlins' clubhouse, Giancarlo Stanton suddenly cracked a smile.
"We're not afraid to make it interesting, I'll tell you that," Stanton said.
The upstart Marlins, masters of one-run games in...
| Aug 15, 2014
| 8:27 PM
KEY MOMENT: The Rangers trimmed a 5-1 deficit to 5-4 in the eighth inning on singles by Shin-Soo Choo, Elvis Andrus, Mike Carp (RBI) and Adrian Beltre (RBI), then an RBI fielder's-choice grounder by Alex Rios, who took second on an error by Howie...
| Aug 4, 2014
| 9:59 PM
With the bases loaded and White Sox fans twirling gray Jose Abreu T-shirts over their heads in the third inning Monday night against the Rangers, the man of the day — and the last month, really — didn't disappoint.
Abreu cracked a two-run...
| Aug 5, 2014
| 9:31 PM
Adam Dunn's hulking frame on the mound in the ninth inning Tuesday — and the cheers from the few deeply entertained fans still left at U.S. Cellular Field — gave a new spin to the White Sox pitching troubles of late.
When things become so...
| Aug 6, 2014
| 4:53 PM
Robin Ventura described the exchange like it was the closing of a long-awaited business transaction.
Sometime in the sixth or seventh inning of the already lost White Sox game against the Rangers on Tuesday, the Sox manager locked eyes with designated...
| Jul 6, 2014
| 6:02 PM
Derek Jeter will be in the spotlight for perhaps the final time when he starts at shortstop for the American League in the All-Star Game.
The New York Yankees captain, who is retiring following the season, heads the AL squad for the July 17 game in...
| Jul 30, 2014
| 8:44 PM
By John Henry, The Sports Xchange
ARLINGTON, Texas - Colby Lewis retired the last 13 hitters he faced in his strongest outing of the season and the Texas Rangers took two of three games from the New York Yankees with a 3-2 victory on Wednesday night....
| Jul 15, 2014
| 6:59 PM
The list of players who were the most valuable on their team through the first half of the 2014 baseball season includes usual suspects such as Andrew McCutchen, Troy Tulowitzki, Paul Goldschmidt, Felix Hernandez and David Price.
As with every season,...