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  • Angels slide past Twins, 8-6

    Angels slide past Twins, 8-6
    KEY MOMENT: With the Angels leading, 7-6, Kevin Jepsen allowed a leadoff double to Danny Santana and walked Brian Dozier to open the seventh. But Howie Kendrick turned a nifty double play when he backhanded Joe Mauer's grounder, stepped on second,...
  • Kevin Jepsen lets Howie Kendrick turn key double play in Angels' win

    Kevin Jepsen lets Howie Kendrick turn key double play in Angels' win
    The natural instinct for a pitcher on a grounder up the middle is to lunge for the ball with your glove, stop it with your foot, do anything to knock it down. Angels reliever Kevin Jepsen fought that urge in the seventh inning Tuesday night, and it led to...
  • Much-maligned Angels bullpen provides relief in win over Twins

    Much-maligned Angels bullpen provides relief in win over Twins
    The Angels bullpen had taken a pounding in the previous eight games, allowing 17 earned runs in 21 2/3 innings and blowing four saves. Relievers entered Tuesday night with an 11-8 record, 4.49 earned run average and an American League-high 12 blown saves....
  • Angels beat Twins, 6-4, on strong outing by Jered Weaver

    Angels beat Twins, 6-4, on strong outing by Jered Weaver
    KEY MOMENT: A five-run cushion in the ninth was almost not enough for deposed closer Ernesto Frieri. The Twins loaded the bases with two outs on a single and two walks. Joe Smith gave up a three-run double to Joe Mauer to make it 6-4 and raise Frieri's...
  • Remembering Padres Hall of Famer Tony Gwynn, the 5.5 guy

    Remembering Padres Hall of Famer Tony Gwynn, the 5.5 guy
    There are two numbers we will remember in association with Tony Gwynn. One is 19, of course, the uniform number he wore with distinction as the right fielder for the San Diego Padres. The other is 5.5, a reference to the hole between third base and...
  • Hall of Famer Tony Gwynn, Padres' wizard with a bat, dies at 54

    Hall of Famer Tony Gwynn, Padres' wizard with a bat, dies at 54
    Tony Gwynn, appreciated throughout baseball for his wizardry with a bat and beloved in San Diego for his loyalty to his adopted city, died Monday. He was 54. Gwynn died in a Poway hospital after a four-year battle with cancer, the National Baseball Hall...
  • A Rich Minor League History In New Britain

    A Rich Minor League History In New Britain
    HARTFORD — The expected departure of the Rock Cats to Hartford for 2016 will leave New Britain, a city of 73,000, without minor league baseball for the first time since 1983. It will also leave a 6,000-seat stadium, only 18 years old, quiet on...
  • Tribute time for Sox captain Konerko

    MINNEAPOLIS -- With less than a month left in the White Sox season, retiring captain Paul Konerko is reaching the tribute portion of his final year in the major leagues.   The Twins honored Konerko before his last game Wednesday in Minnesota with a...
  • Angels come through in the clutch in 5-4 win over Twins

    Angels come through in the clutch in 5-4 win over Twins
    David Freese seemed a little perturbed Thursday when reporters started peppering him with questions about his slump. "Guys, I didn't get a hit for three or four days," the Angels third baseman said. "Come on." Actually, Freese went six games without a...
  • Angels need, and get, a little extra to beat Twins in 10 innings, 7-6

    Angels need, and get, a little extra to beat Twins in 10 innings, 7-6
    The Angels didn't so much beat the Minnesota Twins Friday night as they did outlast them. In a game that featured 17 pitchers, 39 baserunners and took 4 hours and 30 minutes to complete, Kevin Jepsen was the last man standing, the Angels reliever...
  • Orioles fail to complete four-game sweep with 6-4 loss to Twins on Monday

    Orioles fail to complete four-game sweep with 6-4 loss to Twins on Monday
    The Orioles would like to have started their final month of the regular season with a better showing instead of missing a chance at a sweep and losing, 6-4, to the inferior Minnesota Twins on Monday afternoon. This club, though, has been about the big...