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  • Pilots' Alex Close excelling after draft disappointment

    HAMPTON — Alex Close is the first to acknowledge he's not a can't-miss, five-tool, Mike Trout clone. Sabermetricians don't swoon at his numbers, and Major League scouts don't speed-dial the front office after his every at-bat. But Close is a...
  • Steinberg: Mike Trout leads Angels' resurgence

    Don't look now, but baseball's hottest team is the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim, who entered the All-Star break with a 57-37 record, 1 1/2 games behind the first-place Oakland Athletics in the American League West. Can the Angels catch the A's and win...
  • Letters: More bad signs for the Lakers

    I was amused at the Lakers' pitch to various free agents to join them. Reminded me of an 80-year-old man trying to convince a supermodel he used to be something in the day. Steve Owen San Diego :: Is it really that hard to see the 800-pound ego in...
  • Yasiel Puig isn't worried about swollen hand or Dodgers' play

    Other than the noticeable swelling on the top of Yasiel Puig's left hand, there was no indication anything was wrong. Puig smiled. He playfully rolled his eyes. He joked. "I'm not worried about what's happening right now," he said. But the Dodgers...
  • Adam Jones hits a pair of two-run home runs in Orioles' 4-2 victory over Angels

    Adam Jones hits a pair of two-run home runs in Orioles' 4-2 victory over Angels
    ANAHEIM, Calif. -- Orioles center fielderĀ Adam Jones wasn’t worried at all that participating in the All-Star Game Home Run Derby would mess with his swing in the second half of the season. Jones said he seldom deviates from his swing-from-the-...
  • Troy Tulowitzki considering Dodgers' Yasiel Puig for Home Run Derby

    Yasiel Puig is under consideration for the Home Run Derby, National League captain and Colorado Rockies shortstop Troy Tulowitzki said Thursday. “He’s on the list,” Tulowitzki said. “He’s someone that has a good chance. I&...
  • Dodgers edge Rockies, 3-2, in Colorado

    KEY MOMENT: Zack Greinke gave up a run in the eighth inning that tied the score, 2-2. As the Dodgers came off the field at the end of the inning, Adrian Gonzalez called on his teammates to score a run that inning. "We hadn't done much offensively in the...
  • IronPigs staff is all about entertaining ... most of the time

    A reporter and camera person from a Philadelphia TV station trekked up the Northeast Extension to do a story on the "winner" of the Lehigh Valley IronPigs' funeral contest. They joked with Kurt Landis, Lehigh Valley's general manager, who came up with...
  • Giancarlo Stanton picked for Home Run Derby

    When Marlins outfielder Giancarlo Stanton competes in this year’s All-Star Home Run Derby for the first time, he’ll have a familiar face throwing him batting practice: Mike Redmond. Stanton, who was officially announced as one of the...
  • Stanton lone Marlin at All-Star Game as McGehee needs votes to get in

    Stanton lone Marlin at All-Star Game as McGehee needs votes to get in
    Giancarlo Stanton was named a National League All-Star as expected on Sunday, but Miami Marlins teammate Casey McGehee was not. The third baseman and right-handed pitcher Henderson Alvarez were left off of the 33-man NL roster announced during MLB&...
  • Angels' Mike Trout to start All-Star game; Garrett Richards snubbed

    Angels' Mike Trout to start All-Star game; Garrett Richards snubbed
    The excitement of a 6-1 victory that capped a four-game sweep of the Houston Astros on Sunday was tempered when the Angels learned that only one player from their club, which has the third-best record in baseball, was named to the American League All-Star...