| Jul 30, 2014
| 12:15 AM
DETROIT — As the home runs began to add up for White Sox first baseman Jose Abreu at various ballparks earlier this season, the question always seemed to be whether the rookie's production would slow down.
Sox manager Robin Ventura said before...
| Sep 17, 2014
| 8:39 PM
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- The Tampa Bay Rays gave Derek Jeter a fine bottle of wine in commemoration of his final game at Tropicana Field on Wednesday.
Then Jeter gave the scores of fans feting him something to cheer for and right-hander Brandon McCarthy...
| Sep 18, 2014
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Jeter, Yankees salvage series vs. Rays
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — The Tampa Bay Rays gave Derek Jeter a fine bottle of wine in commemoration of his final game at Tropicana Field on Wednesday.
Then Jeter gave the scores of fans...
| Sep 18, 2014
| 10:52 PM
KEY MOMENT: With two outs and no score in the top of the ninth, Angels reliever Kevin Jepsen appeared to have pinch-runner James Jones picked off first, but he bounced his throw past the bag for an error, allowing Jones to take second. Kyle Seager was...
| Sep 19, 2014
| 7:30 AM
Amid the disappointment of a 3-1 loss to the Seattle Mariners on Thursday night, the Angels may have gained a badly needed starting pitcher.
Informed Thursday morning that he would start in place of ace Jered Weaver, veteran left-hander Wade LeBlanc...
| Sep 11, 2014
| 5:56 PM
Towering over the middle of the postgame media scrum after another dominant start Thursday against the Athletics, White Sox left-hander Chris Sale dropped his vocabulary word of the day.
"Quixotic" — as in, it's not quixotic, or foolishly...
| Sep 6, 2014
| 3:38 PM
The Angels have the most victories in the major leagues and the second-place Oakland Athletics are leading the American League wild-card race. Yet, neither has been the best team in the AL West over the last five weeks.
Since July 26, no team in the...
| Mar 31, 2014
| 11:32 PM
One pitch — one ceremonial first pitch, for goodness' sake — into the 2014 season, the Angels suffered a bizarre and major injury, hitting coach Don Baylor fracturing his right thigh bone while catching Vladimir Guerrero's toss before Monday...
| Mar 5, 2014
| 5:37 PM
PHOENIX — Like many athletes, JC Boscan has a routine he follows each day.
"When I wake up," the Dodgers catching prospect said, "the first thing I do is check my cell phone."
The habit is all about family. While Boscan is in Arizona battling...
| Jun 14, 2014
| 4:03 PM
TOP OF THE ORDER
Mike Hiserman ranks the 30 teams.
Last week's ranking in parentheses, statistics are through Friday's games:
1. SAN FRANCISCO: Right-hander Jean Machi (0.31 ERA) has major league-best 23 1/3 -inning scoreless streak. (3)
| Mar 4, 2014
| 5:50 PM
Mariners 4, Dodgers 1
AT THE PLATE: The Dodgers got only five hits off Seattle's Felix Hernandez and six relievers, two of which went for extra bases: Yasiel Puig's leadoff double and an eighth-inning solo home run from minor leaguer Trayvon Robinson....