| Dec 10, 2014
| 7:36 PM
Garrett Richards, who underwent surgery in August for a torn tendon in his left knee, was cleared by doctors Monday to begin throwing, and his agent said the right-hander was "on track" to be ready by the 2015 season opener.
But Angels Manager Mike...
| Nov 5, 2014
| 7:44 AM
Those who have followed the Orioles in the last three years know how important defense has been in the team’s success.
They can tell you that once the Orioles shored up their defense late in the 2012 season, bringing up Manny Machado to replace...
| Nov 11, 2014
| 6:25 PM
Matt Williams, who led the Washington Nationals to the best record in the National League in his first season as a manager, and Buck Showalter, who led the Baltimore Orioles to their first division championship since 1997, were honored Tuesday as managers...
| Oct 2, 2014
| 7:28 PM
Rick Smith gulps black coffee from a travel mug as he bounces past the empty training room's treatment tables and wall-sized photos of former players deep under Angel Stadium.
A slender man with gray whiskers and a quick smile, Smith is wrapped in a 5-...
| Oct 24, 2014
| 11:25 AM
Angels Manager Mike Scioscia said he spoke to Joe Maddon on Wednesday yet had no indication that Maddon was on the verge of opting out of his contract as manager of the Tampa Bay Rays.
When told of the news Friday morning, Scioscia said, “Wow,...
| Oct 24, 2014
| 6:06 PM
Andrew Friedman made his first major statement as the Dodgers president of baseball operations Friday, reiterating that Don Mattingly will manage the team next season, even with Joe Maddon suddenly available to replace him.
Maddon, who worked under...
| Oct 21, 2014
| 12:31 PM
Orioles manager Buck Showalter was narrowly edged for the Sporting News American League Manager of the Year award, finishing behind the Los Angeles Angels' Mike Scioscia by just one vote.
The award, which has been given out every year since 1936, is...
| Oct 22, 2014
| 6:14 AM
There was plenty of disappointment from Orioles fans on Tuesday when Buck Showalter placed second for the annual Sporting News American League Manager of the Year Award.
Showalter was edged by Los Angeles Angels manager Mike Scioscia, whose team had the...
| Oct 10, 2014
| 4:46 PM
The Dodgers and Angels have clearly shown us that regular-season records and inflated payrolls, regardless of how impressive, do not make champions. Championships are earned in the postseason, and happen when each individual player performs to his maximum...
| Oct 7, 2014
| 9:36 PM
No one had to tell Clayton Kershaw that the playoffs mean everything.
"It's a whole new season," the Dodgers pitcher said. "And nobody cares about what you did in the regular season."
Just last week, Southern California baseball fans were buzzing...
| Oct 5, 2014
| 4:14 PM
As the Angels enter Sunday's elimination game against the Kansas City Royals, they have two regulars with no hits in the American League division series.
One is Mike Trout, the consensus for best player in baseball. The other is Josh Hamilton, the...