| Sep 28, 2014
| 8:15 PM
AT THE PLATE: Adrian Gonzalez hit a three-run home run in the third inning to finish the season with 116 runs batted in, the most in the major leagues. Gonzalez finished five RBIs ahead of Mike Trout of the Angels. "It's definitely something cool to be...
| Sep 29, 2014
| 7:00 AM
Seven times, Adrian Gonzalez has driven in 100 or more runs.
But the season just completed is the first in which the four-time all-star has led the league in runs batted in.
Gonzalez blasted a three-run home run in the Dodgers’ regular-season...
| Sep 30, 2014
| 8:55 PM
The comparison is all but mandatory now. Try to put Clayton Kershaw into historical perspective, and you are virtually obligated to mention Sandy Koufax.
Koufax, the gold standard among Dodgers pitchers, won the Cy Young Award three times, the most-...
| Oct 2, 2014
| 10:23 PM
The ball took a high arc and hung in the air long enough for Mike Moustakas to round first base and look. Would it clear the wall?
When it did, landing in the first row of right field at a stunned Angel Stadium, he threw his hand up in the air.
| Oct 3, 2014
| 11:49 PM
When Yordano Ventura's night was over, he took off his cap, put on a puffy Kansas City Royals jacket and was found by James Shields in the dugout.
This time, when Shields wrapped Ventura in a hug and spoke in his ear, Ventura wouldn't need consoling....
| Oct 3, 2014
| 11:06 PM
The late-night cardiac kids were back at it Friday night at Angel Stadium, and we certainly aren't talking about the Angels.
The Kansas City Royals did it again. This time, it was a two-run homer by first baseman Eric Hosmer. It came in the 11th...
| Oct 4, 2014
| 7:45 AM
Eric Hosmer was looking to swing away on the first pitch, and after he connected, he leaned back and watched the ball soar. For the second night in a row, the Angles were doomed by an extra-inning home run by the Royals.
They now trail 0-2 in the...
| Oct 4, 2014
| 8:54 PM
It's a fine mess the Angels have gotten themselves into, losing the first two games of the American League division series, both 11-inning nail-biters, to the Kansas City Royals at home, their high-powered offense scratching and clawing just to get...
| Oct 5, 2014
| 8:33 PM
At the end, some Angels lingered on the top step of the dugout as the rain fell and the Royals hugged on the mound.
The official end of the Angels’ 2014 season was a Mike Trout strikeout, but they were done much earlier than that.
| Sep 22, 2014
| 4:25 PM
Perhaps as much as anybody in baseball history, Mike Trout is ready for his close-up.
In a week, the playoffs start. Trout's Angels are part of them, a substantial part if their probably best-record-in-baseball finish is any indication.
Trout is no...
| Sep 21, 2014
| 5:23 PM
KEY MOMENT: Rookie Ryan Rua hit his first career home run in the ninth inning against closer Huston Street, launching a 1-and-2 fastball into the Angels bullpen to give the Rangers a 2-1 lead. Street then gave up a single, a double and an intentional walk...