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  • 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...
  • Yankees' Jeter heads All-Star selections

    Derek Jeter will be in the spotlight for perhaps the final time when he starts at shortstop for the American League in the All-Star Game. The New York Yankees captain, who is retiring following the season, heads the AL squad for the July 17 game in...
  • Angels 11, Astros 5

    The Sports Xchange By Michelle Gardner, The Sports Xchange Angels 11, Astros 5 ANAHEIM, Calif. -- Albert Pujols is climbing the home run ladder with each one he delivers. The latest boosted the first baseman another rung and propelled the Angels to...
  • Game roundup: Belt's blast lifts Giants in 10th

    The Sports Xchange Game roundup: Belt's blast lifts Giants in 10th SAN DIEGO -- Brandon Belt hit a two-run homer off San Diego reliever Dale Thayer in the 10th inning Saturday night to give the San Francisco Giants a 5-3 victory over the Padres at Petco...
  • Game roundup: Dodgers' Kershaw shuts down Rockies

    The Sports Xchange EditorsNote: Update 4: Final Game roundup: Dodgers' Kershaw shuts down Rockies DENVER -- Los Angeles Dodgers ace Clayton Kershaw provided another dominant performance, holding the Colorado Rockies to two singles in eight innings in...
  • Jurgen Klinsmann has much to do to make US soccer a true contender

    SAO PAULO - Early Wednesday morning, just a few hours after the U.S. was eliminated from the World Cup in an extra-time loss to Belgium, Coach Jurgen Klinsmann rebooked his flight back to Southern California. Last month Klinsmann had pledged to stay in...
  • Mike Trout saves the Angels with walk-off home run against Astros

    Mike Trout saves the Angels with walk-off home run against Astros
    KEY MOMENT: Mike Trout led off the ninth inning with the game tied at six. With the count at 0-2, he hit a slider over the wall near the waterfall for a 7-6 win, sending the Angels home with a walk-off victory on the Fourth of July. It was the club's 24th...
  • Trout hits winning homer in 9th as Angles edge Astros

    The Sports Xchange By Joseph D'Hippolito, The Sports Xchange Trout hits winning homer in 9th as Angles edge Astros ANAHEIM, Calif. -- At the perfect moment, Los Angeles Angels outfielder Mike Trout combined his flair for the dramatic with his ability...
  • Angels again hit bull's-eye against lefties in 7-6 win over Astros

    Three left-handed pitchers in a row might have been an issue for the Angels last season. They were 18-26 against left-handers, and their .258 batting average against them was ninth in the American League in 2013. So far, 2014 is a different story. After...
  • Astros' Hernandez staking claim to starting position

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Houston Astros - INSIDE PITCH ANAHEIM, Calif. -- In his fourth major league game, Enrique Hernandez dug a deep stake into his claim as the Houston Astros' starting shortstop. Hernandez not only collected three...
  • Preview: Mariners at White Sox

    SportsDirect Inc. Preview: Mariners at White Sox The Seattle Mariners put a stop to their recent woes in Chicago with a rare victory against the White Sox in their last time out. The Mariners look to pull off another uncommon feat on Sunday when they...