| Jul 16, 2014
| 5:26 PM
HAMPTON — Alex Close is the first to acknowledge he's not a can't-miss, five-tool, Mike Trout clone. Sabermetricians don't swoon at his numbers, and Major League scouts don't speed-dial the front office after his every at-bat.
But Close is a...
| Jul 20, 2014
| 7:53 PM
Seattle closer Fernando Rodney shot an arrow in the air — at least figuratively — and when it came to Earth, he and everyone else at Angel Stadium knew exactly where it was: in the comeback-win column for the rally-happy Angels.
| Jun 12, 2014
| 8:23 AM
People will be talking for ages about the incredible throw uncorked by Oakland A's left fielder Yoenis Cespedes on Tuesday night to nail the Angels' Howie Kendrick at home.
To recap, bottom of the eighth, score tied at 1-1. Cespedes fields a long double...
| Aug 6, 2014
| 11:10 PM
There is still a game to play in this high-profile, four-game Dodgers-Angels Freeway Series. But we already have a big winner.
Fox Sports West.
It's more than a sweep. It's a rout. It's Mike Tyson boxing a jockey, Secretariat racing a Clydesdale....
| Aug 7, 2014
| 11:05 PM
The folks who occupy the dugouts were too busy staring at each other to admit it, their fans were too busy screaming at each other to acknowledge it, but by the time the four-game wrestling match between the Dodgers and Angels ended Thursday, everyone was...
| Aug 1, 2014
| 5:29 PM
For the most part, baseball has been very good to us in Southern California. Next week, it gets better.
Dodgers versus Angels. Four games, the first two at Dodger Stadium on Monday and Tuesday nights, then Wednesday and Thursday nights at Angel Stadium....
| Aug 4, 2014
| 11:39 PM
The closer didn't close Monday night. Didn't need to.
The new guy on the Angels roster, who has made the Angels roster a much better one, got a rare restful night at Dodger Stadium, thanks to Garrett Richards' dazzling, complete-game five-hitter....
| Aug 5, 2014
| 11:16 PM
For the last three years they had been orbiting each other in baseball's most rarefied air, two of the brightest stars only glimmering at each other from a distance, sharing a freeway but rarely a field.
Finally, Tuesday night at Dodger Stadium, they...
| Sep 6, 2014
| 8:20 PM
Kole Calhoun timed his leap perfectly, reaching over the right-field wall at Fenway Park to rob Boston's Brock Holt of an apparent three-run home run and preserve the Angels' lead over the Red Sox on Aug. 19. After the team's 5-4 victory, pitcher Jered...
| Jul 11, 2012
It helps to have no competition, of course, but Fox's broadcast of the 83rd annual MLB All-Star Game on Tuesday night in Kansas City did very well in the ratings, even with the National League posting a lopsided win. Here are the details from a Fox...
| Jul 16, 2013
It's the only game going tonight, so you know there will be plenty of action in Vegas on the MLB All-Star Game. It won't approach Super Bowl or NCAA basketball tournament levels, but there will be a few dollars waged tonight, if only to make what is...