| 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....
| May 30, 2014
| 11:34 PM
The once-in-a-lifetime performance remained a once-in-a-lifetime performance. Five days removed from the first no-hitter of his career, Josh Beckett didn't throw a second.
Beckett looked considerably more human in the 2-1 defeat to the Pittsburgh...
| Feb 9, 2014
| 5:57 PM
Everyone expects the Dodgers to win. They did last year, and they just put up $215 million for Clayton Kershaw, to better their chance to win for many years to come.
No one expects the Angels to win. They sat out the playoffs last year — for the...
| Apr 12, 2014
| 5:37 PM
Statistics through Friday.
1.MILWAUKEE: Brewers have won 7 in a row thanks to baseball's best pitching staff (1.86 ERA, two shutouts)
2.WASHINGTON: Nationals have scored a league-high 27 runs from the seventh inning on.
3.DODGERS: Dodgers top MLB in...
| Mar 4, 2014
| 3:26 AM
SARASOTA, Fla. – The Orioles are shelving right-hander Edgmer Escalona for the next three weeks because of inflammation in his right shoulder.
The 27-year-old Escalona's only spring training appearance was an unimpressive one. He allowed five runs...
| Mar 6, 2014
| 4:00 AM
There have been more rumors floating concerning free agent pitcher Ervin Santana and the Orioles.
The best I can glean is that the Orioles maintain interest in the veteran right-hander and wouldn’t blink at all about surrendering their third-round...
| Feb 15, 2014
| 6:20 PM
TEMPE, Ariz. — Mark Mulder's comeback attempt from a five-year retirement went from heartwarming to heartbreaking Saturday when the Angels pitcher sustained a ruptured Achilles' tendon in his left foot. The 36-year-old left-hander will undergo...
| Mar 12, 2014
| 11:01 AM
SARASOTA, Fla. -- The Orioles reassigned right-hander Brock Huntzinger to minor league camp before Wednesday’s game, so the club now has 49 players remaining in major league camp.
“The innings weren’t here anymore,” Orioles...
| Mar 8, 2014
| 9:02 AM
SARASOTA, FLA. -- With free agent right-hander Ervin Santana reportedly lowering his demands to a one-year contract, the Orioles are certainly interested.
And on Saturday afternoon Orioles manager Buck Showalter admitted that he had been updated on...
| Feb 19, 2014
| 4:07 PM
TEMPE, Ariz. -- Most teams prefer that their major league players, especially those under long-term contracts, skip winter ball for fear of injury, but the Angels have always made an exception for shortstop Erick Aybar, who played about 20 games for Licey...
| Mar 8, 2014
| 3:03 PM
There was a sense of relief in the Orioles clubhouse Saturday when starting pitcher Miguel Gonzalez proclaimed that his left shin was fine, if a little achy.
Gonzalez had to leave Friday’s game in the fifth inning after being struck in the left...