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  • Phillies get a D, Red Sox an F on midterm grade sheet

    Phillies get a D, Red Sox an F on midterm grade sheet
    With baseball at the ceremonial midpoint of the season, the biggest overachievers and underachievers are division rivals. The American League West is home to the teams with the major leagues' best records, the Oakland Athletics (59-36) and the Los...
  • Huston Street thinks he'd look good in Angels uniform

    Huston Street thinks he'd look good in Angels uniform
    In the hours before the All-Star game, Huston Street dressed in the uniform of the San Diego Padres. The Angels are trying to put a halo on him, soon, and Street would be thrilled to join them. "I would love it," he said. Street cited the chance to...
  • Price not right: Angels won't break up major league roster in trades

    Price not right: Angels won't break up major league roster in trades
    David Price might be the grand prize in the trade market, but the Angels are out of the running. The Angels long have known they do not have the elite prospects necessary to acquire Price from the Tampa Bay Rays. That would require the Angels to trade...
  • The Orioles' perch [Editorial]

    The Orioles' perch  [Editorial]
    The Baltimore Orioles have passed the mid-season mark sitting on a comfortable perch — first place in the American League East with a four game lead (five in the loss column) over the Toronto Blue Jays. It's difficult to know whether to be overjoyed...
  • Can the Orioles beat the best of the American League West?

    Can the Orioles beat the best of the American League West?
    Clearly, the American League has been turned upside-down over the first half of the 2014 season. The AL West now features three of the five winningest teams in the league, and the AL East has not lived up to preseason expectations -- except in Baltimore,...
  • Angels are chasing A's, but anything could happen in second half

    Angels are chasing A's, but anything could happen in second half
    The Angels and Oakland Athletics are like a pair of cyclists who have broken away from the peloton, the A's holding the top spot in the American League West and the Angels in prime drafting position, 1 1/2 games back. The Angels, who at 57-37 have the...
  • Steinberg: Mike Trout leads Angels' resurgence

    Don't look now, but baseball's hottest team is the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim, who entered the All-Star break with a 57-37 record, 1 1/2 games behind the first-place Oakland Athletics in the American League West. Can the Angels catch the A's and win...
  • Baseball: Race is on as teams head for second half

    With the All-Star Game done and dusted, Major League Baseball zeroes in on the race for the postseason, with five of the six divisions looming as fights to the finish. The Oakland A's and Los Angeles Angels, who own the two best records in the major...
  • Orioles open second half with grueling stretch of games

    Orioles open second half with grueling stretch of games
    OAKLAND, CALIF. -- Orioles manager Buck Showalter doesn't like to imply that one game is more important than another in a 162-game season, but he knows his team is facing a critical stretch coming out of the All-Star break. After winning 10 of 13, the...
  • Trade gives Angels bullpen All-Star company in Huston Street

    Trade gives Angels bullpen All-Star company in Huston Street
    A bullpen that went from being a glaring weakness in April and May to a strength in June and July received a huge shot in the arm Friday night when the Angels acquired All-Star closer Huston Street in six-player trade with the San Diego Padres. The...
  • Orioles fall behind early, can't recover in 10-2 loss to Oakland Athletics on Sunday

    Orioles fall behind early, can't recover in 10-2 loss to Oakland Athletics on Sunday
    OAKLAND, Calif. -- The Orioles might have another chance to play the Oakland Athletics down the road in October with much higher stakes on the line. But following a humbling, 10-2 loss to the team with the best record in baseball Sunday afternoon, the...