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  • There's a reason for lack of fanfare about Albert Pujols' 500th home run

    The number that matters most is not 500. The number that matters most is 0. That is the number of major league players that have hit more home runs this season than Albert Pujols. He got a mighty sweet serenade in the visiting clubhouse in...
  • Dan Haren struggles but gets third win for Dodgers

    Dan Haren struggles but gets third win for Dodgers
    ON THE MOUND: Dan Haren remained unbeaten with the Dodgers. Haren gave up nine hits and a walk in 5 2/3 innings but limited the damage to three runs. All three were scored in the third inning, which was capped by a solo home run by Eric Chavez. Haren...
  • Mike Trout remains popular choice among All-Star game voters

    Mike Trout remains popular choice among All-Star game voters
    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...
  • Dee Gordon, Adrian Gonzalez help Dodgers make it an Arizona sweep

    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...
  • Angels release struggling right-hander Joe Blanton

    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...
  • Scott Van Slyke leads Dodgers past Arizona, 3-1, in season opener

    Scott Van Slyke leads Dodgers past Arizona, 3-1, in season opener
    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...
  • Dodgers sweep Arizona Diamondbacks with 7-5 win in Australia

    Dodgers sweep Arizona Diamondbacks with 7-5 win in Australia
    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-...
  • Angels' Tyler Skaggs keeps Astros grounded in 5-1 win

    Angels' Tyler Skaggs keeps Astros grounded in 5-1 win
    HOUSTON — There are probably a bunch of crumpled-up scouting reports on Angels pitcher Tyler Skaggs in trash cans across America this weekend. The 22-year-old left-hander made six exhibition starts this spring, featuring a 94-mph, four-seam...
  • Angels release pitcher Joe Blanton, swallow his $8.5-million contract

    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...
  • Tyler Skaggs, Angels make progress

    Tyler Skaggs, Angels make progress
    In 2010, when Mike Trout was a relatively anonymous minor league outfielder, Tyler Skaggs was his roommate. Trout watched with delight from center field as Skaggs fired fastball after incredible fastball. The way Trout remembered it, Skaggs could hit 96...
  • Angels season preview: Rotation holds key to success

    Angels season preview: Rotation holds key to success
    Mike Trout could have another monster season. Albert Pujols and Josh Hamilton could bounce back from career-worst years. Joe Smith and Sean Burnett could add much-needed depth and reliability to the bullpen. And it might not matter. For the Angels...