| Oct 5, 2014
| 10:54 PM
General Manager Jerry Dipoto was convinced the Angels could win not only Sunday night's do-or-die game against the Kansas City Royals “but 10 more games” if they could get their high-powered offense on track.
“This team can be electric...
| Oct 6, 2014
| 4:41 PM
Kole Calhoun and Mike Trout worked their way around the perimeter of the spacious visiting clubhouse in Kauffman Stadium on Sunday night, exchanging hugs with teammates and coaches.
It was so quiet in the wake of Kansas City's three-game American League...
| 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.
| 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...
| Sep 27, 2014
| 7:28 PM
The boss wanted picks for baseball's annual awards. We'll get to them, but we had a few questions first.
Will L.A. get to see the Dodgers on TV next season?
We're going to say yes, with guarded optimism.
Time Warner Cable could not get DirecTV to...
| Sep 25, 2014
| 5:52 PM
Mike Trout is batting .290 entering the final weekend of the regular season, well off the .323 he hit last season and .326 average as a rookie in 2012.
The Angels center fielder leads the American League with 181 strikeouts, far more than the 139 and...
| 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....