| Aug 20, 2013
1. Dodgers (2): They were 30-42 on June 21. Do the math. Hanley Ramirez, Yasiel Puig and the big-money lineup tend to get the attention, but they're winning mostly with pitching, holding opponents to 2.9 runs per game since the All-Star break.
| Jul 19, 2013
| 6:12 PM
With barely any competition and TV ratings almost matching last year's historic lows, Bruce Bochy and Major League Baseball reaped what they sowed.
In a low-scoring and boring contest, who wouldn't have wanted to see a Mariano Rivera vs. Yasiel Puig...
| Jul 5, 2013
| 7:20 PM
Major League Baseball makes its call on Yasiel Puig on Saturday, and it should be an easy one.
The Dodgers' Cuban sensation deserves to be a National League All-Star, even if he has played only 30 games in the big leagues.
It's no surprise that some...
| Jul 23, 2013
| 6:45 PM
The Angels face a short-term question and a long-term question with Joe Blanton.
The short-term question: Does he make his next scheduled start? On the day after Blanton failed to complete six innings for the fourth consecutive start, Angels Manager...
| Jul 23, 2013
| 11:44 PM
As the Angels slipped into fourth place in a season slipping toward oblivion, it just got away from them. The inning, and maybe the year.
Ernesto Frieri, the Angels’ closer, started the 10th inning. He did not finish it. He gave up five runs....
| Mar 19, 2013
| 11:02 PM
TEMPE, Ariz. — Bill Lachemann was on the same Dorsey High baseball team as legendary manager Sparky Anderson. He played his first professional game five years before Angels rising star Mike Trout's father was born and caught former Angels pitcher...
| Aug 31, 2013
| 4:47 PM
Before Arte Moreno resolves the cold war between Jerry Dipoto and Mike Scioscia, the Angels' owner ought to invite Mike Trout to lunch.
Trout could be the first player to wear an Angels cap in Cooperstown, if he sticks around. He could have won the most...
| Aug 18, 2013
| 9:42 AM
Angels slugger Josh Hamilton is only too aware of how disappointing his season has been. But for the second time in six weeks, he sent Angels fans home with a smile.
Hamilton drove an 0-2 pitch from Houston reliever Josh Fields into the right-field...
| Jun 20, 2013
| 7:25 PM
With the speedy Mike Trout on first base, Peter Bourjos on third and slow-footed Albert Pujols up with one out in the third inning of Wednesday night's game against the Seattle Mariners, it seemed a perfect time for the Angels to send Trout to avoid a...
| Jun 16, 2013
| 1:54 PM
An off day last week allowed the Angels to skip Joe Blanton’s turn the last time through their rotation.
But Manager Mike Scioscia said the right-hander, who leads the majors with 10 losses and 111 hits allowed, will return to the mound Tuesday...
| Aug 18, 2013
| 6:06 PM
In a season that has gone so horribly wrong for the Angels, this was hardly a surprise: Mike Trout had to come out of Sunday's game because of a hamstring injury.
Fortunately for an already depressed fan base, the Angels apparently will not have to play...