| Aug 19, 2013
| 11:01 PM
The Angels on Monday shut down Albert Pujols for the rest of 2013 because of a partial tear of the plantar fascia in his left heel, yet another concession that their season is essentially over.
The white flag went up in late July when the Angels, far...
| Jan 22, 2014
| 10:20 AM
The New York Yankees’ signing of Japanese pitching sensation Masahiro Tanaka to a reported seven-year, $155-million deal on Wednesday doesn’t really change much for the Angels in their pursuit of a starting pitcher.
Though the Angels scouted...
| Sep 26, 2013
| 7:43 PM
ARLINGTON, Texas — The Angels are so desperate for starting pitching depth that they probably will bring struggling right-hander Joe Blanton, who is 2-14 with a 6.04 earned-run average and was banished to the bullpen in late July, to spring training...
| Sep 14, 2013
| 4:21 PM
The Dodgers' expected signing of Cuban second baseman Alexander Guerrero puts a spotlight on the most anticipated free-agent saga of the coming off-season: Whither Robinson Cano?
This saga comes with a song: "Crown," the Jay-Z song that features this...
| Jan 22, 2014
| 5:44 PM
The New York Yankees' signing of Japanese right-hander Masahiro Tanaka to a seven-year, $155-million deal won't really affect the Angels' pursuit of a starting pitcher, but it might complicate things.
Though the Angels scouted and liked Tanaka, they did...
| Aug 3, 2013
| 10:43 PM
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The Angels had a chance Saturday to know they're not...
| Aug 14, 2013
| 7:20 PM
NEW YORK -- Alfonso Soriano homered twice for the second straight night and drove in a career-high seven runs, giving him a staggering 13 RBIs in two games while powering the suddenly potent New York Yankees to an 11-3 victory over the Los Angeles...
| Apr 18, 2013
| 1:01 PM
NEW YORK (AP) -- Detroit Tigers ace Justin Verlander has won the AL Cy Young Award by a unanimous vote.
Verlander got all 28 first-place votes from members of the Baseball Writers' Association of America in results announced Tuesday.
Verlander won the...
| Jun 11, 2013
| 6:35 AM
The torrential downpour that transformed the Camden Yards infield into a muddy slop Monday night made any routine baseball play difficult.
But the timing was perfect for the Orioles, who scored two runs through monsoon-like rain in the bottom of the...
| Jun 12, 2013
| 3:36 PM
Orioles reliever Pedro Strop has heard the boos from the Camden Yards crowd this year as he’s struggled to find the form that made him one of the best setup men in baseball for most of last season.
But as Strop walked off the mound Wednesday...
| Jun 15, 2013
| 5:00 AM
Orioles right-hander Chris Tillman might not be the biggest name in pitching in the major leagues right now, but his performance over the past two seasons ranks among the best.
Since the beginning of the 2012 season, Tillman is 16-5 for a .762 winning...