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  • 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....
  • Boring: Major League Baseball's non-descript 2014

    More than six months after it began with a splash in Australia, baseball's 2014 regular-season grind comes to a close Sunday. Barring a spectacular October, it wasn't a particularly memorable year by any stretch of the imagination. Strikeouts...
  • A's lose to Angels, 5-4, but still have a good shot at playoffs

    A's lose to Angels, 5-4, but still have a good shot at playoffs
    — As bad as things got for the Oakland Athletics in August and early September, and they were historically bad for a while, the A's are still in a decent position for a team on the verge of one of baseball's greatest collapses. Even after...
  • Angels owner Arte Moreno, who stayed the course, closes in on big goal

     Angels owner Arte Moreno, who stayed the course, closes in on big goal
    When Arte Moreno bought the Angels in 2003, seven months removed from their only World Series championship, the franchise was regarded within baseball as a sleeping giant. The Angels, born in 1961, never had made consecutive postseason appearances. They...
  • Derek Jeter's walk-off RBI single sends Orioles to 6-5 loss to New York Yankees

    Derek Jeter's walk-off RBI single sends Orioles to 6-5 loss to New York Yankees
    NEW YORK -- Over the past two decades, there probably has been no player who has caused the Orioles more heartbreak than Derek Jeter. And in his final game at Yankee Stadium, he found a way to beat them one last time. This wasn’t the infamous...
  • Letters: Trojans don't look strong in Boston

    It looks like Pat Haden won't have to be concerned with pro-USC bias when he performs his duties with the College Football Playoff Selection Committee. Vaughn Hardenberg Westwood :: In light of USC's 20-yard rushing performance against the vaunted...
  • Pictures in the News | Sept. 18, 2014

     
    Thursday's Pictures in the News begins in Southern California, where Los Angeles Angels players celebrate with fans after the Angels clinching the American League West Division -- their first since 2009....
  • C.J. Wilson falters early in Angels' 8-4 loss to A's

    C.J. Wilson falters early in Angels' 8-4 loss to A's
    C.J. Wilson's evil twin took the mound for the Angels on Monday night. You know the guy: scraggly haired left-hander in the red No. 33 jersey, throws a whole bunch of pitches, a few for strikes. Five days after his best game this season, the enigmatic...
  • MLB's second wild card still senseless

    Pointed questions about the implementation of the second wild card don't faze outgoing Major League Baseball commissioner Bud Selig — a fringe benefit one supposes, of Selig being the creator of the wild card as a mode of entry into the MLB...
  • Angels believe they have troops for the job, despite rivals' upgrades

    Angels believe they have troops for the job, despite rivals' upgrades
    BALTIMORE — The first shock wave came when Oakland, the team the Angels are chasing in the American League West, acquired Boston ace Jon Lester for left fielder and cleanup batter Yoenis Cespedes, giving the Athletics a formidable rotation that...
  • Dunn homers in his Oakland debut, A's win 6-1

    OAKLAND, Calif. -- Designated hitter Adam Dunn's heart was beating hard, and his adrenaline was flowing when he stepped to the plate as an Oakland Athletic for the first time Monday in the bottom of the first inning with two outs and a runner on second...