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  • Beane: A's not rebuilding but reloading

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Oakland Athletics - INSIDE PITCH Oakland Athletics general manager Billy Beane had to know when he traded his best all-around player in third baseman Josh Donaldson to Toronto on Nov. 28 for a package that included...
  • Cruz should beef up Mariners' DH position

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Seattle Mariners - INSIDE PITCH After getting little production from the designated hitter spot in 2014, the Seattle Mariners jumped into the free agent market to fill the hole. Nelson Cruz and the Mariners agreed...
  • MLB roundup: A's GM Beane defends Donaldson trade

    The Sports Xchange MLB roundup: A's GM Beane defends Donaldson trade Oakland A's general manager Billy Beane explained Friday's trade that sent third baseman Josh Donaldson to the Toronto Blue Jays for four players, saying the team is not rebuilding but...
  • Beane: Had to 'do something that wasn't timid'

    The Sports Xchange Beane: Had to 'do something that wasn't timid' Oakland A's general manager Billy Beane explained Friday's trade that sent third baseman Josh Donaldson to the Toronto Blue Jays for four players, saying the team is not rebuilding but...
  • Trout, Kershaw Named Baseball MVPs

    After two near-misses, Los Angeles Angels outfielder Mike Trout was named the American League Most Valuable Player Thursday. The National League winner was pitcher Clayton Kershaw of the Dodgers, who won the Cy Young Award Wednesday. Trout was a...
  • Trout, Kershaw land Major League Baseball MVP awards in a sweep

    Angels outfielder Mike Trout was a unanimous winner of the American League Most Valuable Player Award, and Dodgers pitcher Clayton Kershaw claimed National League honors in an LA sweep on Thursday. The 23-year-old Trout broke through after back-to-back...
  • Matt Williams, Buck Showalter are managers of year in MLB

    Matt Williams, who led the Washington Nationals to the best record in the National League in his first season as a manager, and Buck Showalter, who led the Baltimore Orioles to their first division championship since 1997, were honored Tuesday as managers...
  • Faith, family, community keep Angels' Albert Pujols grounded

    Faith, family, community keep Angels' Albert Pujols grounded
    After a Sunday morning filled with hitting, fielding, throwing and base-running drills at Albert Pujols' baseball camp, dozens of kids gathered around home plate at Orange High for a brief chat and question-and-answer session with the Angels first...
  • Angels send Hank Conger to Astros, get a reliever from Rays

    Angels send Hank Conger to Astros, get a reliever from Rays
    Angels General Manager Jerry Dipoto checked two items off his off-season to-do list Wednesday, acquiring a veteran left-handed reliever and the type of young, cost-controlled starting pitcher he covets. Within two hours of trading backup catcher Hank...
  • Angels expect to extend free agent austerity program another winter

    Angels expect to extend free agent austerity program another winter
    It’s open season on baseball’s free agents, but don’t expect the Angels to do any big-game hunting. It figures to be another winter of prudent spending for the club that lavished $317.5 million on Albert Pujols and C.J. Wilson in...
  • Angels pick up closer Huston Street's 2015 option for $7 million

    Angels pick up closer Huston Street's 2015 option for $7 million
    The Angels wasted no time making two of their easiest decisions of the off-season Thursday, exercising closer Huston Street’s $7-million option for 2015 and declining a $4.5-million option on injured reliever Sean Burnett. Street, acquired from...