| Apr 22, 2014
| 9:50 PM
AT THE PLATE: J.B. Shuck led off the game with a double to left field and Mike Trout reached on an error ahead of Albert Pujols' three-run home run. Howie Kendrick, who had two hits, doubled to right-center field in the first and scored on Chris Iannetta'...
| Apr 23, 2014
| 9:57 PM
WASHINGTON — The Angels were three outs away from their first series sweep in the nation's capital since 1962, their first winning record in 386 days and a highly anticipated Amtrak train ride to New York City when closer Ernesto Frieri drove them...
| May 7, 2014
| 3:09 PM
It started off like it would be a wild game, filled with the unexpected. Washington Nationals ace Stephen Strasburg and the Dodgers’ undefeated Dan Haren were all over the plate.
Both pitchers gave up a pair of first-inning runs. Command was a...
| Jun 7, 2014
| 9:28 PM
Here's how The Times' Bill Shaikin ranks the 30 major league teams this week:
1. OAKLAND: Trout or Cabrera? Try 3B Josh Donaldson, who has outhomered both and leads the majors in runs. (4)
2. TORONTO: 1B Edwin Encarnacion hit 16 home runs in May....
| Feb 11, 2012
| 8:52 PM
No. 7 Phillies: 24th in a series counting down to spring training. Next: Tigers.
Last memory of the 2011 Phillies?
That's easy. It's Ryan Howard hitting a grounder to Cardinals second baseman Nick Punto, heading disgustedly toward first base and then...
| May 25, 2012
| 7:58 AM
As speculation – and waiting – continues on what seems to be a pending contract extension for Orioles center fielder Adam Jones, here’s an educated guess on how this will shake out.
Jones will sign an extension of five or six years in...
| Feb 1, 2012
No. 16 Nationals: 15th in a series counting down to spring training. Next: Blue Jays
Bryce Harper hasn't played a day in the big leagues, and unfortunately for him there is only one way to go. It is opposite of up.
But if you want to bet on Harper as...
| Jul 22, 2011
'Language of Angels' Show runs through Aug. 6 at the Bowie Playhouse, 16500 Whitemarsh Park Drive in Bowie. Show times are 8 p.m. Fridays-Saturdays, with a 2 p.m. matinee on Sundays. Tickets are $17, $12 for seniors and students and are...
| Jul 23, 2011
| 7:22 PM
The names Roberto Alomar and Pat Gillick conjure memories of the last good days the Orioles have had, days when the playoffs were not foreign, mysterious territory.
As the former Orioles second baseman and the club's ex-general manager prepare to be...
| Aug 10, 2011
Phillies over Yankees
Normally I don't break out The System until late September, but there's nothing wrong with taking it for a test spin.
The formula that picked the Giants to win a year ago lines up with conventional...
| Apr 6, 2012
| 5:11 PM
Brad Lidge did not expect to find himself on the mound for many ninth innings this season, certainly not on Opening Day at Wrigley Field. He signed with the Washington Nationals in late January with the understanding, despite his 223 career saves, that he...