| May 9, 2014
| 4:46 PM
TORONTO -- Efren Navarro did not appear to have much of a future with the Angels last fall. He was a singles-hitting first baseman, trapped in triple A, with Albert Pujols and Mark Trumbo ahead of him in Anaheim and top prospect C.J. Cron closing in...
| May 10, 2014
| 1:10 PM
On the day after the Angels demoted Hector Santiago to the bullpen, the other pitcher obtained in the Mark Trumbo trade continued to shine.
Tyler Skaggs became the first Angels starter to reach the ninth inning this season, leading the Angels to a 5-3...
| May 12, 2014
| 9:36 PM
Tuesday is homecoming day for Mike Trout, his first chance to play at the major league ballpark 40 miles from home. When the Angels' charter flight landed in Philadelphia early Tuesday morning, Trout was scheduled to go to his parents' house in Millville,...
| May 27, 2014
| 11:21 PM
Mike Trout is the leading American League vote-getter in early balloting for the July 15 All-Star game in Minnesota, another indication of the Angels center fielder's growing national profile and ability to connect with fans.
"It feels good to get all...
| 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....
| Jun 9, 2014
| 5:46 PM
Angels pitcher Tyler Skaggs was scratched from Tuesday night’s start against the Oakland Athletics because of a right hamstring strain that will send the 22-year-old left-hander to the disabled list, Manager Mike Scioscia announced Monday.
| Mar 22, 2014
| 11:27 PM
As the Dodgers were saying, they just love the idea of going to Australia. They should make it an annual event. Zack Greinke feels all left out. Maybe they’ll bring him back a stuffed koala bear or something.
What they are coming back with is a 2-...
| Apr 13, 2014
| 5:10 PM
It wasn’t fair. Not even a little. Not even with the usual belated comeback.
The Dodgers completed their three-game series sweep Sunday of a bad Diamondbacks team that appears intent on getting worse, rolling behind Adrian Gonzalez’s daily...
| Mar 22, 2014
| 11:50 AM
SYDNEY, Australia — Scott Van Slyke knows this won’t last forever. When Carl Crawford and Matt Kemp return, Van Slyke will be the Dodgers’ fifth outfielder.
But however the remainder of the season unfolds for him, Van Slyke will always...
| Mar 26, 2014
| 10:02 AM
TEMPE, Ariz. — Angels fans won’t have Joe Blanton to kick around anymore. The Angels released the struggling right-hander Wednesday, eating the $8.5 million remaining on his contract.
The Angels signed Blanton, 33, to a two-year, $15-million...
| Mar 26, 2014
| 5:05 PM
PHOENIX — Angels fans won't have Joe Blanton to kick around anymore. The Angels released the struggling and oft-criticized right-hander on Wednesday and ate the remaining $8.5 million on his contract, a move that was probably more difficult for...