| Dec 8, 2014
| 10:44 AM
SAN DIEGO — Dave Dombrowski was enjoying a relaxing moment in the lobby of the Machester Grand Hyatt on Sunday.
However, the Detroit Tigers president and general manager knows there probably won't be many of those between Monday and Thursday...
| Dec 11, 2014
| 5:45 PM
Jerry Dipoto has heard the criticism of the Angels, that they're getting old, that they're suffocating under the weight of their massive, long-term contracts, that they better win a championship soon, or else.
"That's been the public commentary, the...
| Nov 20, 2014
| 10:01 AM
Howie Kendrick is drawing the most trade interest among Angels players this winter, which is hardly a surprise.
The 31-year-old second baseman has been one of baseball’s most consistent hitters for years and is coming off a highly productive...
| Oct 24, 2014
| 10:30 PM
SAN FRANCISCO — We have covered a number of topics here every Sunday since I began writing this last March, from the megabucks Dodgers' going Hollywood to the legacy of the Jackie Robinson West Little League team.
We looked at how the death of...
| Nov 4, 2014
| 6:33 PM
In baseball, the season of giving is upon us yet again.
This is the season of free agency, the time of year when teams bestow riches upon the finest players in all the land.
This used to be the season of the Angels and Dodgers. To Albert Pujols,...
| Nov 5, 2014
| 10:05 AM
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...
| Nov 10, 2014
| 3:58 PM
Jose Abreu, the $68-million Cuban import who stepped into the Chicago White Sox' cleanup spot on his first day in the major leagues and dominated thereafter, was a unanimous selection Monday as American League rookie of the year.
Angels pitcher Matt...
| Oct 20, 2014
| 5:00 PM
WORLD SERIES: GIANTS VS. ROYALS
POS; PLAYER; AVG.; HR; RBI; COMMENT
SS; Alcides Escobar; .285; 3; 50; .283 first half, .287 second half, .278 postseason.
RF; Nori Aoki; .285; 1; 43; Jarrod Dyson is designated runner...
| Oct 5, 2014
| 11:09 PM
Jered Weaver shuffled slowly to his locker. He sat down, stared into his locker, then dropped his head into his hands.
This was not for a few moments. This was for minutes, and more than a few.
All around him, his teammates went about their business....
| Oct 5, 2014
| 10:54 PM
General Manager Jerry Dipoto was convinced the Angels could win not only Sunday night's do-or-die game against the Kansas City Royals “but 10 more games” if they could get their high-powered offense on track.
“This team can be electric...
| Oct 6, 2014
| 1:08 AM
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...