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  • Padres rally past Braves for 6-4, 11-inning victory

    ATLANTA Another power-hitting day by Freddie Freeman, a quality start by pitcher Julio Teheran and some luck on an umpire's call weren't enough to save the Braves from another late-inning collapse. The Braves mixed in some defensive blunders by catcher...
  • deGrom Dominant As Mets Blank Padres

    deGrom Dominant As Mets Blank Padres
    SAN DIEGO (AP) — Jacob deGrom had absolutely no idea that he had no-hit stuff, let alone perfect game stuff. But deGrom did Monday night, carrying a perfect game into the sixth before allowing two hits over eight innings in the New York Mets' 7-...
  • Angels finally create some buzz

    Angels finally create some buzz
    As the evening began, there was a Memorial Day buzz at the Big A on Monday night that had little to do with the major league baseball team that plays there. That came later. The huge flag they unfurled before the game against the San Diego Padres,...
  • Albert Pujols comes through for Angels in 4-3 win over Padres

    Albert Pujols comes through for Angels in 4-3 win over Padres
    The stoicism that cloaks Albert Pujols during a game had vanished, at least for the moment. This was a game-winning moment, a walk-off moment, and Pujols let the world share in his enjoyment. He smiled, broadly. And he stared into the dugout of the team...
  • Coaching experience means little when choosing an MLB manager

    Coaching experience means little when choosing an MLB manager
    Joe Maddon might be baseball's brightest manager. The Chicago Cubs dumped a manager they liked in order to hire Maddon, whom they regarded as the best in the business. Maddon awoke last Monday to learn that the Miami Marlins had appointed Dan Jennings...
  • Brewers follow trend in naming Craig Counsell as manager

    Brewers follow trend in naming Craig Counsell as manager
    Ron Roenicke was in a good mood Sunday morning at Wrigley Field, talking about managing against his old pal Joe Maddon. Roenicke and Maddon were coaches on the Angels’ staff under Mike Scioscia, and both enjoyed early success in Milwaukee and...
  • After almost 6,000 games, first firing in Mike Scioscia managerial tree

    After almost 6,000 games, first firing in Mike Scioscia managerial tree
    One of baseball's most impressive streaks came to an end Sunday night. Mike Scioscia and his disciples had managed almost 6,000 games in the major leagues before any of them got fired. Scioscia never had managed in the major leagues when the Angels...
  • Adrian Gonzalez hits three homers to power Dodgers to 7-4 win

    Adrian Gonzalez hits three homers to power Dodgers to 7-4 win
    He did it again. Then again. And then again. Very repetitive, in that wonderful kind of way. By the time Adrian Gonzalez was finished breaking records for the night, he had hit three home runs Wednesday, which only gave him five in the first three games...
  • Padres new general manager working quickly to turn things around

    Padres new general manager working quickly to turn things around
    A.J. Preller was a fraternity brother and roommate of Jon Daniels when the two attended Cornell, so when Daniels became the Rangers' baseball head in 2003, he soon brought his old friend in to run the team's international and pro scouting. It's always...
  • Adrian Gonzalez's three home runs power Dodgers past Padres, 7-4

    Adrian Gonzalez's three home runs power Dodgers past Padres, 7-4
    If the season-opening series against the San Diego Padres confirmed the reality that Matt Kemp was no longer playing for the Dodgers, it also offered a spectacular reminder that Adrian Gonzalez still was. Gonzalez homered three times in a game for the...
  • Upbeat Matt Kemp thrives in return to Dodger Stadium

    Upbeat Matt Kemp thrives in return to Dodger Stadium
    On the baseball calendar, this was opening day. For Matt Kemp, this was homecoming day. He never wanted to leave. He was 18 when he signed with the Dodgers, 21 when he made his major league debut. He swore off free agency so he could sign a contract...