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  • Angels expect to extend free agent austerity program another winter

    Angels expect to extend free agent austerity program another winter
    It’s open season on baseball’s free agents, but don’t expect the Angels to do any big-game hunting. It figures to be another winter of prudent spending for the club that lavished $317.5 million on Albert Pujols and C.J. Wilson in...
  • Dodgers, Angels figure to pass on expensive free agents

    Dodgers, Angels figure to pass on expensive free agents
    In baseball, the season of giving is upon us yet again. This is the season of free agency, the time of year when teams bestow riches upon the finest players in all the land. This used to be the season of the Angels and Dodgers. To Albert Pujols,...
  • Royals, and Kansas City, in no hurry to let season slide away

    Royals, and Kansas City, in no hurry to let season slide away
    It was an impulsive, almost whimsical decision, the kind college students make all the time. And so it was that Dayton Moore and his college buddy decided to pull off the freeway, head to the ballpark, and try to score a couple tickets for Game 7 of the...
  • Drama, minus the dramatics, in Giants' Game 5 win over Royals

    Drama, minus the dramatics, in Giants' Game 5 win over Royals
    Befitting the teams that got here, the 2014 World Series has been a wild one to watch. The matchup between two wild-card teams may not go down as an all-time classic like the Reds versus the Red Sox in 1975 or the Twins versus the Braves in '91, and...
  • El Blog de Aurelio: Juegos completos, una hazaña en peligro de extinción

    El Blog de Aurelio: Juegos completos, una hazaña en peligro de extinción
    Si nunca ha escuchado de un tal William Henry White, a quien apodaban “Whoop-La”, no se preocupe. Mucha gente no tiene idea de quién se trata, aunque este lanzador de finales del siglo XIX fue un monstruo.   White posee varios récords,...
  • Of pitch counts, money and noise pollution in 2014

    SAN FRANCISCO — We have covered a number of topics here every Sunday since I began writing this last March, from the megabucks Dodgers' going Hollywood to the legacy of the Jackie Robinson West Little League team. We looked at how the death of...
  • On The Fly: Revis Sent Home, Chiefs Monitor Charles For Concussion

    On The Fly: Revis Sent Home, Chiefs Monitor Charles For Concussion
    The Patriots sent Darrelle Revis home on Tuesday after he showed up late for a team meeting, according to a Boston Globe report. Did Revis think he was still with the Jets? Coach Bill Belichick has sent several players home in the past for tardiness,...
  • How the Cubs can rebuild their roster

    As anyone who has been to Wrigley Field in the past five years can attest, the ballpark isn't the only thing the Cubs own that needs a radical makeover. The club has constructed a plan to improve the stadium. But Wrigley is a live entertainment venue...
  • Andrew Friedman will have a different business model with the Dodgers

    Andrew Friedman will have a different business model with the Dodgers
    Evan Longoria was in the major leagues for less than a week when Andrew Friedman signed him to a contract guaranteed for $17.5 million. In addition to saving the Tampa Bay Rays millions of dollars in the arbitration process, Friedman's foresight has...
  • How would Royals respond to loss? Rays Manager Joe Maddon wants to know

    How would Royals respond to loss? Rays Manager Joe Maddon wants to know
    It’s not as if Joe Maddon is rooting against the Kansas City Royals in the World Series, which begins Tuesday night with Game 1 against the San Francisco Giants in Kauffman Stadium. The Tampa Bay manager remains close with Royals Game 1 starter...
  • World Series: Giants topple Royals to take Game 1

    World Series: Giants topple Royals to take Game 1
    The Kansas City Royals would not be here without James Shields. They bet big on him, in one of the most criticized trades in recent memory, and they won. No pitcher in the major leagues started more games this season, and the Royals got into the playoffs,...