| Jun 7, 2014
| 9:28 PM
Here's how The Times' Bill Shaikin ranks the 30 major league teams this week:
1. OAKLAND: Trout or Cabrera? Try 3B Josh Donaldson, who has outhomered both and leads the majors in runs. (4)
2. TORONTO: 1B Edwin Encarnacion hit 16 home runs in May....
| Aug 12, 2014
| 9:00 PM
KEY MOMENT: Dan Haren singled with one out in the fifth inning and advanced to third base on a double by Carl Crawford. Haren scored on a groundout by Yasiel Puig and Crawford scored on a single to right field by Matt Kemp. The two runs turned a 2-1...
| Aug 13, 2014
| 9:39 PM
Finally losing to the Atlanta Braves, that was probably inevitable. Losing left-hander Hyun-Jin Ryu to injury, that's not any part of the Dodgers’ future plan.
The Dodgers had gone 5-0 against the Braves this season, but fell, 3-2, on Wednesday at...
| Sep 3, 2014
| 5:30 PM
ATLANTA — The Atlanta Braves' struggling offense badly needed a boost and rookie catcher Christian Bethancourt supplied it.
Bethancourt, promoted from Triple-A Gwinnett on Tuesday, was 3-for-4 with two RBIs and two runs as the Braves defeated the...
| Sep 2, 2014
| 8:01 PM
ATLANTA — Philadelphia right-hander Kyle Kendrick won his third straight start Tuesday, holding the Atlanta Braves scoreless over seven innings in a 4-0 win at Turner Field.
Kendrick (8-11) gave up three hits, two walks and struck out four in...
| Aug 26, 2014
| 5:35 PM
10:05 p.m., Angel Stadium, Anaheim, Calif.
On the mound
RHP Henderson Alvarez (10-5, 2.57) vs. LHP Hector Santiago (3-7, 3.38): With a victory, Alvarez will join Jose Fernandez, Javier Vazquez and Anibal Sanchez as the only Marlins' starters since...
| Aug 28, 2014
| 2:34 PM
Marlins at Braves
When/where: 7:35 p.m., Turner Field, Atlanta
On the air
TV: FSF Radio: 940-AM, 1230-AM (West Palm), 710-AM (Spanish)
On the mound
RHP Tom Koehler (9-9, 3.82) vs. RHP Ervin Santana (13-7, 3.60): Five of Koehler's losses have come on...
| Aug 29, 2014
| 8:02 PM
The Miami Marlins took another stumble on an agonizing road trip of missed opportunities Friday that dealt a severe blow to their dwindling playoff hopes.
Two crushing hits by Braves cleanup hitter Justin Upton and shoddy fielding by the Marlins added...
| Aug 21, 2014
| 8:05 PM
Matt Shoemaker flirted with a no-hitter and the Angels one-hit the Red Sox, 2-0, to complete a rare sweep in Boston.
After plunking the first batter he faced, Shoemaker (12-4) retired 20 straight before Will Middlebrooks broke up the no-hit bid with a...
| Sep 15, 2014
| 6:29 PM
Josh Hamilton, who has missed 10 games because of a right-shoulder injury that was severe enough to warrant three cortisone injections from Sept. 4-9, was so encouraged by a workout Monday that the Angels left fielder believes he can return as a...
| Sep 15, 2014
| 11:30 PM
There is no rain in sight, but at least one lengthy Southern California drought has come to an end. The Angels are going to the playoffs for the first time since 2009, their postseason berth clinched with an 8-1 thrashing of the Seattle Mariners on Monday...