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  • Derek Jeter's MLB All-Star farewell is perfect: No rules, just right

    As Derek Sanderson Jeter graced his final All-Star game, what made the moment special was what it was not. Not contrived. Not manufactured. Not choreographed by a video board operator with his button on the oversized clapping hands, or by event planners...
  • Like Cal Ripken Jr., Derek Jeter honored with ovations, meatballs

    Like Cal Ripken Jr., Derek Jeter honored with ovations, meatballs
    It’s really not a big deal. Nothing, truly, can be a big deal in an All-Star Game with 79 All-Stars. But you can’t look at the fastballs Adam Wainwright threw to Derek Jeter last night in comparison to the cutting, diving offerings to Mike...
  • AL wins Jeter love-fest

    AL wins Jeter love-fest
    The American League sent Derek Jeter out an All-Star winner by beating the National League 5-3 behind MVP Mike Trout. … The Jeter lovefest was not without controversy, however, over reports and denials that N.L. starter Adam Wainwright grooved a...
  • Mike Trout — already an all-time great?

    Mike Trout — already an all-time great?
    Babe Ruth, Mickey Mantle, Willie Mays, Ted Williams……Mike Trout. He's 22 years old and those are the names being associated with him. The best of the best. After an All-Star game performance not seen since 1934, now is a good time to...
  • Pilots' Alex Close excelling after draft disappointment

    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...
  • Angels are chasing A's, but anything could happen in second half

    Angels are chasing A's, but anything could happen in second half
    The Angels and Oakland Athletics are like a pair of cyclists who have broken away from the peloton, the A's holding the top spot in the American League West and the Angels in prime drafting position, 1 1/2 games back. The Angels, who at 57-37 have the...
  • A's already set up to roll through the postseason

    Trade deadline day has morphed into a TV show in recent years, with MLB Network providing up-to-the-minute coverage of deals and rumors in the final hours before the deadline. But A's general manager Billy Beane and Cubs President Theo Epstein concocted...
  • Steinberg: Mike Trout leads Angels' resurgence

    Don't look now, but baseball's hottest team is the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim, who entered the All-Star break with a 57-37 record, 1 1/2 games behind the first-place Oakland Athletics in the American League West. Can the Angels catch the A's and win...
  • Baseball: Race is on as teams head for second half

    With the All-Star Game done and dusted, Major League Baseball zeroes in on the race for the postseason, with five of the six divisions looming as fights to the finish. The Oakland A's and Los Angeles Angels, who own the two best records in the major...
  • Trade gives Angels bullpen All-Star company in Huston Street

    Trade gives Angels bullpen All-Star company in Huston Street
    A bullpen that went from being a glaring weakness in April and May to a strength in June and July received a huge shot in the arm Friday night when the Angels acquired All-Star closer Huston Street in six-player trade with the San Diego Padres. The...
  • It takes 16 innings before Angels beat Mariners, 3-2

    It takes 16 innings before Angels beat Mariners, 3-2
    KEY MOMENT: Mike Trout doubled with one out in the bottom of the 16th inning and, after Albert Pujols grounded out to the pitcher and Josh Hamilton was intenionally walked, pinch-hitter Efren Navarro stroked reliever Dominic Leone's first pitch into...