| Jun 20, 2009
ANAHEIM -- Juan Rivera is about as unassuming a guy as there is in baseball, a player who walks and talks softly and carries an occasionally big stick.
So it seemed out of character for the Angels' left fielder to stand at the plate and admire his...
| Aug 6, 2009
There's an air of invincibility swirling around U.S. Cellular Field.
No matter how difficult the opponent or obstacle, the White Sox have found ways recently to overcome them.
Led by Jim Thome's two home runs and Gavin Floyd's steady pitching, the Sox...
| Sep 1, 2009
The Los Angeles Angels were rolling toward a third consecutive AL West title. A 10-run rout of Seattle had them six games up on Texas in the division.
Then came Doug Fister, the return of Ichiro Suzuki - and "The Nutcracker."
Jose Lopez's two-out double...
| Sep 11, 2009
It was so close, he could almost taste it. So much so, he got a penalty for it.
"I just wasn't bending it hard enough," said Brian Sutton, who nearly got his hand on the extra point kick of Avon's Trevor Schmidt that tied the game at 24 in the final...
| Oct 9, 2009
| 10:17 PM
ANAHEIM -- With Jered Weaver picking up right where
John Lackey left off for the Los Angeles Angels, not even Josh Beckett could keep the Boston Red Sox from the brink of playoff elimination.
Weaver yielded two hits while dominating Boston into the...
| Oct 17, 2009
The highly anticipated rains finally came in the 10th inning, as Saturday night turned to Sunday morning in the Bronx and chilly, soggy Yankee Stadium filled with the fingernail-biting tension of extra-inning playoff baseball.
The Angels punched in the...
| Apr 12, 2009
This shouldn't happen to anyone. But if a talented, 22-year-old pitcher was going to get killed hours after a brilliant performance, it figured it would be someone who played for the Los Angeles Angels.
For a franchise only now entering middle age, the...
| Oct 19, 2009
The following is an in-progress account of the Angels-Yankees game as written by Houston Mitchell with the Los Angeles Times, updated every few minutes...
BOTTOM OF THE 11TH (Angels 5, Yankees 4)
David Robertson pitching. Juan Rivera batting. Rivera...
| Oct 20, 2009
The following is a play-by-play account of the ALCS Game 4, as written by Mike Penner with FOX40.com affiliate LATimes.com. Information is delayed by about 10 minutes:
TOP OF THE NINTH INNING (Yankees 10, Angels 1)
Rodriguez doubles to left-center. In...
| Oct 20, 2009
Alex Rodriguez has done something remarkable in every game of his charmed October. CC Sabathia is settling for every time he takes the mound.
Together, they've got the New York Yankees within one game of a return to the World Series.
| Oct 22, 2009
The following is a live blog from Los Angeles during the ALCS Game 5, as written by Mike Penner with FOX40.com affiliate The Los Angeles Times. Information may be delayed from 5 to 15 minutes.
Information is generally updated shortly after the conclusion...