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  • Hamilton back with Rangers, ready to get back on field

    Josh Hamilton knows he never was the player the Los Angeles Angels wanted and expected him to be. "I worked my butt off to be that guy this year going into this season for the Angels," Hamilton said. "They just didn't want that to happen for some reason....
  • Josh Hamilton Traded By Angels Back To Rangers

    Josh Hamilton Traded By Angels Back To Rangers
    ARLINGTON, Texas — Josh Hamilton is back with the Texas Rangers. After two troublesome years with the Los Angeles Angels and less than halfway through a $125 million, five-year contract, Hamilton was traded to AL West rival Texas with cash on...
  • LEADING OFF: Wainwright gets MRI, Russell ready for Wrigley

    A look at what's happening all around the major leagues today: ___ ADAM'S TEST Cardinals ace Adam Wainwright likely will find out how long he'll be sidelined amid speculation he's done for the year because of an injured Achilles and left ankle. He's...
  • The Times' MLB rankings

    The Times' MLB rankings
    Last week’s ranking in parentheses, statistics are through Friday’s games: 1. KANSAS CITY: Yordano Ventura threatened a beanball if the Royals weren’t atop the rankings. (2)  2. ST. LOUIS: The Cardinals’ 1.92 earned-run average...
  • On The Fly: Nets Aren't Ready To Be Counted Out

     On The Fly: Nets Aren't Ready To Be Counted Out
    The Nets weren't going to exit the NBA playoffs with a whimper, though pics showing about 14 people in the Barclays Center just before the start of their playoff game Saturday made the rounds on Twitter and indicated their fans were ready to move on....
  • Angels need only one hit to shut out Oakland, 2-0

    Angels need only one hit to shut out Oakland, 2-0
    The Angels' offense exploded in the third inning on Thursday. Their lineup, which includes four MVP awards and which scored 14 runs on the Athletics two games ago, went off for the biggest inning of the game. They recorded one hit. Normally, that is...
  • Mike Scioscia addresses Angels bosses' comments on Josh Hamilton

    Mike Scioscia addresses Angels bosses' comments on Josh Hamilton
    As the Angels prepared to open their Arizona training facility to Josh Hamilton, Manager Mike Scioscia tried Tuesday to explain that his bosses had criticized baseball's drug policy, and not the troubled outfielder himself, when they expressed outrage...
  • Shoemaker struggles as Angels lose to Athletics, 6-3

    Shoemaker struggles as Angels lose to Athletics, 6-3
    Oakland 6, Angels 3 KEY MOMENT: Angels starter Matt Shoemaker walked the first batter of the game, Sam Fuld, on four pitches. Shoemaker also walked the third batter, Stephen Vogt. In his previous two starts this season, Shoemaker had faced 50 batters...
  • Can Bryant live up to expectations as next rookie star?

    Kris Bryant finally made his debut for the Chicago Cubs amid staggering expectations. The slugging third baseman is not only expected to challenge for rookie of the year honors — there's also a sense that he might already be one of the game's top...
  • Magic Johnson is right about TV issue not hurting Dodgers brand

    Magic Johnson is right about TV issue not hurting Dodgers brand
    Magic Johnson says the television blackout has not hurt the Dodgers' brand, and the fans let him have it. How can he not feel their pain? He does. But here is the thing that stings: Johnson is absolutely right. Remember when Frank McCourt supposedly...
  • Orioles' early-season schedule is a throwback to the '30s

    Orioles' early-season schedule is a throwback to the '30s
    BALTIMORE (AP) — The Baltimore Orioles' early-season schedule is a journey into the past, exclusively on East Coast time. Baltimore doesn't play a game outside of the Eastern time zone until June 1, in Houston. Until then, the Orioles won't have...