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  • Angels' Jered Weaver continues to struggle as Giants get to him early

    Angels' Jered Weaver continues to struggle as Giants get to him early
    Mike Scioscia went with an unorthodox lineup Sunday, batting pitcher Jered Weaver eighth and struggling catcher Chris Iannetta ninth against the San Francisco Giants, a move that seemed to buoy the 6-foot-7 right-hander. "He's pumped," the Angels...
  • Astros beat Mariners for 10th win in a row

    HOUSTON After four days of seeing their pitching pummeled up by a plethora of home runs each one eliciting the playing of "You Dropped a Bomb on Me" by The Gap Band in celebration the Mariners limped out of Minute Maid Park, a beat-up and scuffling group,...
  • Gray, Vogt fuel A's 7-1 win over Rangers

    ARLINGTON, Texas In what was at some level his least masterful performance of the season, A's starter Sonny Gray was nonetheless the master of the Texas Rangers in a 7-1 win Sunday. He got considerable help from his catcher, Stephen Vogt, whose solo...
  • LEADING OFF: Astros stalk 10th W in row, Weaver goes for 1st

    A look at what's happening all around the major leagues today: ___ ASTROS BLAST OFF The surprising Astros will try for their 10th straight win and a sweep of Seattle. Houston owns the best record in the AL — it went 70-92 last season after...
  • Astros win 9th in row, McHugh gets HR help to beat Mariners

    The Houston Astros have gotten off to the best start in AL behind their pitching. Their hitters put on quite a show Saturday night. The surprising Astros matched their longest winning streak in nine years by posting their ninth straight victory, 11-4...
  • Mariners fall to Astros, 11-4

    HOUSTON As people are starting to figure out around baseball, and as Taijuan Walker and the Mariners experienced firsthand on Saturday night in a 11-4 loss, this doesn't appear to be Houston Astros of the past few years. You remember those Astros...
  • Commissioner Rob Manfred on Kris Bryant debate, empty ballpark and Wrigley restroom fiasco

    Commissioner Rob Manfred on Kris Bryant debate, empty ballpark and Wrigley restroom fiasco
    No one believed the Cubs when they maintained in March that Kris Bryant was sent to the minors to work on his defense. Having Bryant under their control for seven years instead of six was always the main issue, as the collective bargaining agreement...
  • Josh Hamilton signing is a gift that keeps on giving the Angels grief

    Josh Hamilton signing is a gift that keeps on giving the Angels grief
    That Josh Hamilton was a terrible signing for the Angels is self-evident. Baseball is flush with cash, but paying $3.4 million for each home run nonetheless is a horrendous rate of return. The true nature of the damage is reflected not in what...
  • The Times' MLB rankings

    The Times' MLB rankings
    Last week's ranking in parenthesis. Statistics are through Friday's games. 1. KANSAS CITY: The Royals defense already has saved 29 runs. The next-closest team has saved 15. (1) 2. ST. LOUIS: Played 19 consecutive games against the dregs of the NL...
  • LEADING OFF: Streaking 'Stros, Kluber goes, Price eyes KC

    A look at what's happening all around the major leagues today: ___ STREAKING 'STROS The surprising Houston Astros try for their ninth consecutive victory and 13th in 14 games when they host Seattle. They seem to have the right man on the mound, too:...
  • Astros hold on for 4-3 win over Mariners

    HOUSTON It seemed like just another run to make the defeat seem that much more decisive. Mariners reliever Tyler Olson gave up a crushed solo home run to George Springer in the bottom of the eighth that bounced off the back wall at Minute Maid Park on...