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  • First-round pick Grant Holmes close to deal with Dodgers

    First-round pick Grant Holmes close to deal with Dodgers
    First-round draft pick Grant Holmes said Monday he will sign with the Dodgers if he passes a physical examination. A hard-throwing 18-year-old right-hander from South Carolina, Holmes was selected 22nd overall. With scouting director Logan White by...
  • Angels lose, 4-3, to Braves

    KEY MOMENT: The Braves had two on with two outs in the first inning when Angels left-hander C.J. Wilson fell behind Braves catcher Evan Gattis with a three-ball count. Gattis got the green light and crushed a three-run homer to left-center field. Chris...
  • It's a lucky 13th for the Angels against Atlanta

    It's a lucky 13th for the Angels against Atlanta
    Dino Ebel was looking forward to filling in for Manager Mike Scioscia on Saturday night, a rare opportunity for the Angels bench coach to call the shots in a game against the Atlanta Braves in Turner Field. "It's fun when you get a chance to have the...
  • Yankees' Jeter heads All-Star selections

    Derek Jeter will be in the spotlight for perhaps the final time when he starts at shortstop for the American League in the All-Star Game. The New York Yankees captain, who is retiring following the season, heads the AL squad for the July 17 game in...
  • Series preview: Braves at Cubs

    Series preview: Braves at Cubs
    All games on WGN-AM 720. Season series: Braves 3-0. Friday: 3:05 p.m., CSN. LH Alex Wood (6-7, 3.14) vs. RH Jake Arrieta (5-1, 1.78). Saturday: 3:05 p.m., WGN-9. LH Mike Minor (2-5, 4.54) vs. RH Edwin Jackson (5-9, 5.05). Sunday: 1:20 p.m.,...
  • Dee Gordon, Hyun-Jin Ryu lead Dodgers past Rockies, 6-1

    Dodgers 6, Rockies 1 AT THE PLATE: Dee Gordon was four for four with two runs and a walk, helping the Dodgers reduce their deficit to the first-place San Francisco Giants to six games. Matt Kemp maintained his solid form at the plate, as he was two...
  • The Times' Major League Baseball rankings

    Jim Peltz ranks Major League Baseball's 30 teams. Last week’s rankings are in parentheses, Statistics are through Friday’s games. 1. OAKLAND: The A’s have baseball’s best winning percentage (.624) and have won seven of their last...
  • The Times' baseball rankings

    The Times' baseball rankings
    Last week's ranking in parentheses, statistics are through Friday's games: 1. SAN FRANCISCO: With 4 starters hitting over .300 in May, Giants have MLB's best record and largest division lead. (2) 2. TORONTO: Encarnacion ties Mickey Mantle's league...
  • Although he has passed test so far, Orioles closer Tommy Hunter strives to be better

    Although he has passed test so far, Orioles closer Tommy Hunter strives to be better
    Before long, whether through a rising price tag or poor performance, a baseball team will eventually move to its next closer. The former is how Tommy Hunter replaced Jim Johnson at the back of the Orioles bullpen this year, but not before Johnson...
  • Lake Brantley graduate itches to return to Braves after 2nd elbow surgery

    Lake Brantley graduate itches to return to Braves after 2nd elbow surgery
    Spring training is a time for renewed beginnings, preparing for a season of endless possibilities, all in a relaxed atmosphere. When Jonny Venters took the mound for a game last spring against the Detroit Tigers in Lakeland, a week before opening day,...
  • Dodgers come up short, again and again, in 4-3 loss to Braves

    Dodgers come up short, again and again, in 4-3 loss to Braves
    One day after almost everything went right for the Dodgers, precious little did. They received a strong outing from Zack Greinke and Hanley Ramirez had three extra-base hits, but otherwise little fell into place Friday in their 4-3 loss in Game 2 of...