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  • Angels' Jerry Dipoto won't copy Royals' blueprint

    Angels' Jerry Dipoto won't copy Royals' blueprint
    It wasn't just shrewd management in the front office and on the field that enabled Tampa Bay to overcome its small-market limitations to win two American League East titles and two wild-card berths from 2008 to 2013. "Part of our success is we came...
  • Andrew Friedman quashes speculation about Joe Maddon joining Dodgers

    Andrew Friedman quashes speculation about Joe Maddon joining Dodgers
    Andrew Friedman made his first major statement as the Dodgers president of baseball operations Friday, reiterating that Don Mattingly will manage the team next season, even with Joe Maddon suddenly available to replace him. Maddon, who worked under...
  • Joe Maddon return to Angels appears unlikely

    Joe Maddon return to Angels appears unlikely
    Angels Manager Mike Scioscia said he spoke to Joe Maddon on Wednesday yet had no indication that Maddon was on the verge of opting out of his contract as manager of the Tampa Bay Rays. When told of the news Friday morning, Scioscia said, “Wow,...
  • Orioles and Royals fans have long-suffering history in common

    Orioles and Royals fans have long-suffering history in common
    Cal Ripken Jr. remembers well the pleasures of playing in Kansas City the last time the Royals were contenders — the smart, respectful fans who adored their team but would also applaud an opponent's standout catch. "Playing in Kansas City was a...
  • Angels starter C.J. Wilson's night is over quickly

    Angels starter C.J. Wilson's night is over quickly
    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — C.J. Wilson gave up a pair of one-out singles in the first inning Sunday night before striking out cleanup batter Eric Hosmer on three pitches. He walked Billy Butler to load the bases, and Vinnie Pestano started warming up in the...
  • Royals make things extra tough for Angels with 4-1 win in Game 2

    Royals make things extra tough for Angels with 4-1 win in Game 2
    The Angels rallied in the wake of a season-ending injury to their best pitcher, Garrett Richards, in August and got so hot they turned a four-game American League West deficit on Aug.10 into a runaway division title. They toiled through a six-month...
  • From glory to heartache and back, Orioles and Royals have traveled similar roads to ALCS

    From glory to heartache and back, Orioles and Royals have traveled similar roads to ALCS
    Cal Ripken Jr. remembers well the pleasures of playing in Kansas City the last time the Royals were contenders — the smart, respectful fans who adored their team but would also applaud an opponent's standout catch. "Playing in Kansas City was a...
  • Angels learn that regular-season success doesn't carry over

    Angels learn that regular-season success doesn't carry over
    Kole Calhoun and Mike Trout worked their way around the perimeter of the spacious visiting clubhouse in Kauffman Stadium on Sunday night, exchanging hugs with teammates and coaches. It was so quiet in the wake of Kansas City's three-game American League...
  • Angels swept out of postseason in 8-3 loss to Royals

    Angels swept out of postseason in 8-3 loss to Royals
    At the end, some Angels lingered on the top step of the dugout as the rain fell and the Royals hugged on the mound. The official end of the Angels’ 2014 season was a Mike Trout strikeout, but they were done much earlier than that. They were...
  • Angels may have turned back the clock

    It first struck Tim Salmon in early July, when the Angels steamrollered the Texas Rangers in a four-game sweep. It became more apparent July 18, when the Angels traded for proven closer Huston Street, turning a much-improved bullpen into a dominant one....
  • Angels fall in Seattle, look for momentum going into playoffs

    Angels fall in Seattle, look for momentum going into playoffs
    Irrelevance arrived in Safeco Field in the bottom of the fifth inning Sunday when Oakland's wild-card-clinching victory over Texas was posted on the left-field scoreboard. That result eliminated the Seattle Mariners from playoff contention, making their...