| Mar 9, 2011
| 4:05 PM
It's a role sure to make other singer-dancers green with envy, that of Chistery, the head flying monkey in the musical smash hit "Wicked."
But for a young performer who lived in Huntington Beach, it's all part of a soaring career that also included a...
| Apr 1, 2011
| 1:31 AM
NEW YORK (AP) - The 2011 salaries for the 844 major league baseball players on opening day rosters and disabled lists. Figures were obtained by The Associated Press from management and player sources and include salaries and pro-rated shares of signing...
| May 4, 2011
| 3:08 PM
Recently, Angels skipper Mike Scioscia told the Los Angeles Times, "What we've seen we've definitely liked. If he wasn't doing the job defensively, this would be a moot point. But he is and that's giving him an opportunity to get a little more playing...
| Jun 12, 2011
| 10:40 AM
Vin Mazzaro pitched seven stellar innings and the Kansas City Royals turned five double plays to beat the Los Angeles Angels 9-0 on Sunday in the rubber game of the three-game series.
Alex Gordon, Billy Butler and Chris Getz each drove in two runs for...
| Jun 29, 2011
| 2:26 PM
Seven years ago, it was routine for Collin Balester and Hank Conger to discuss all aspects of the game on the Huntington Beach High baseball diamond.
Balester was a star on the mound for the Oilers and during the final two years of his prep career, it...
| Jul 8, 2011
| 10:34 PM
When his second pitch of the game was sent sailing over the right-field fence by Angels shortstop Erick Aybar, it was easy to wonder if Blake Beavan might be in for a rude awakening in his second Major League start.
But the big Mariners rookie right-...
| Jul 9, 2011
| 10:29 PM
A most-promising start by Mariners rookie Michael Pineda disintegrated into the worst outing of the youngster's brief Major League career as the Angels rolled to a 9-3 victory Saturday evening.
Pineda struck out the first five batters and the Angels...
| Sep 16, 2011
| 7:12 PM
For the second consecutive season, Tommy Hunter is helping pitch the Texas Rangers into the playoffs.
On Friday night, he did it as an Oriole.
Hunter threw seven shutout innings -- tying his season-longest outing -- and the Orioles’ offense scored...
| Aug 21, 2011
| 5:41 AM
What should have been an uplifting victory turned into one of the most deflating losses of the season as closer Kevin Gregg and young third baseman Josh Bell played starring roles in a collapse that only these Orioles could make look so routine.
| Aug 19, 2011
| 1:05 AM
Little League Baseball-World Series, opening round, Noon, 2 and 6 p.m. (ESPN), 4 p.m. (ESPN2)
Tennis-ATP World Tour, Western & Southern Open, Noon (ESPN2); WTA Western and Southern Open, 6 p.m. (ESPN2)
NFL Football-Atlanta Falcons at...
| Aug 17, 2011
| 3:40 PM
Less than 24 hours after winning the Western Regional championship, the Ocean View Majors All-Star team packed its bags and headed out Sunday on its dream summer vacation: a trip to Williamsport, Pa.
It's a road the league, nor any District 62 team,...