| Sep 2, 2014
| 10:17 PM
The Angels are fully prepared to use a bullpen relay team to fill the rotation spot vacated by the injured Garrett Richards. They did not think they'd need a similar relief effort in the games C.J. Wilson pitches.
But Wilson dropped the baton Tuesday...
| Aug 25, 2014
| 4:57 PM
The San Francisco Giants trail the Dodgers in the National League West standings, but they are second to none in one category: home ballpark. According to Los Angeles Times sportswriters Kevin Baxter, Mike DiGiovanna, Dylan Hernandez and Bill Shaikin,...
| Aug 7, 2014
| 11:36 PM
Down 7-0 with two out in the ninth inning at the time, Giancarlo Stanton’s 27th homer Thursday was inconsequential in terms of the outcome, but it wasn’t devoid of significance.
Stanton had gone 10 career games at PNC Park without putting...
| Jun 29, 2013
| 3:20 PM
HOUSTON -- Angels center fielder Peter Bourjos returned to the starting lineup Saturday for the first time since bruising his left thumb while sliding into second base against Pittsburgh last Sunday.
Four innings into the game against the Houson Astros,...
| Jun 29, 2013
| 4:27 PM
HOUSTON — Joe Blanton delivered his third straight quality start, and the Angels scored four runs in the fourth inning Saturday on the way to extending their win streak to five with a 7-2 victory over the Houston Astros.
Blanton, who was in danger...
| Jun 18, 2013
| 10:19 PM
Former UC Irvine pitcher Andrew Thurman signed with the Houston Astros organization Monday, earning the signing bonus slotted for the No. 40 overall pick of nearly $1.4 million.
Thurman, selected in the second round by the Astros in last week's Major...
| Jun 23, 2013
The White Sox have had three home ballparks: South Side Park (1901-1910), the original Comiskey Park (1910-1990) and new Comiskey Park (1991-2003), since renamed U.S. Cellular Field (2003-present). Two weeks ago, we shared 10 things about Wrigley Field....
| Jul 30, 2013
| 2:56 PM
In the midst of his most prolonged slump of the season, Chris Davis will be the Orioles’ designated hitter in Tuesday night’s game against the Houston Astros. He’ll still bat fifth, while Ryan Flaherty will take over at first base and...
| Jun 4, 2013
| 9:42 PM
HOUSTON — Orioles right-hander Chris Tillman can't explain it; really there's not necessarily any logical reasoning for it.
Maybe it's advanced maturity or improved focus or pure coincidence, but when Tillman takes the mound on the road this season...
| Jun 6, 2013
| 5:10 PM
HOUSTON – It’s difficult for a baseball franchise that’s been around since 1954 to establish a first in 2013.
The Orioles accomplished that in Thursday afternoon’s 3-1 victory against the Houston Astros by sticking to the...
| Jun 30, 2013
| 2:30 PM
HOUSTON -- C.J. Wilson threw seven strong innings, and Josh Hamilton snapped a tie with a run-scoring double in the eighth inning to lead the Angels to a 3-1 victory over the Houston Astros at Minute Maid Park on Sunday.
The win completed a three-game...