| Oct 1, 2014
| 8:45 PM
The Dodgers have a big advantage on offense and with a rotation topped by the best pitcher in baseball, who will be available to start twice in the five-game series if needed.
Add in a deeper, more versatile bench and a bullpen that finally began to hit...
| Oct 2, 2014
| 2:10 PM
Former Dodger Mark Ellis was left off the St. Louis Cardinals’ postseason roster while right-hander Michael Wacha, who beat the Dodgers twice in last fall’s National League Championship Series, will pitch out of the bullpen, Manager Mike...
| Oct 1, 2014
| 1:15 PM
A look at how the 2014 Angels roster was put together:
PLAYER; AGE; SEASONS; CONTRACT; HOW ACQUIRED
Erick Aybar; 30; 9; 5 yrs/$40.08M (2012-16); Signed as amateur free agent in 2002.
Gordon Beckham; 29; 6; 1 yr/$4.18M; Acquired from...
| Oct 1, 2014
| 9:10 AM
Kansas City Manager Ned Yost has been a lightning rod for criticism, his infatuation with the sacrifice bunt infuriating many Royals fans, and his ill-fated decision to replace starter James Shields with rookie Yordano Ventura in the sixth inning of...
| Aug 10, 2014
| 5:06 PM
Buck Showalter has been frustrated by the ambiguity of baseball’s new replay review system, so when a call was overturned against the Orioles in the seventh inning of the club’s 8-3 loss to the St. Louis Cardinals on Sunday afternoon, the...
| Aug 11, 2014
| 6:06 PM
Chris Davis, who was batting .193 in 99 games through Sunday, didn’t start Monday against New York Yankees left-hander Chris Capuano.
But after third baseman Manny Machado injured his right leg during an at-bat in the bottom of the third inning,...
| Jul 20, 2014
| 11:24 PM
Of all the whistling and winding throws by Clayton Kershaw on a hot and hostile Sunday night, this pitch was the wildest.
Yet three months from now, this pitch might be remembered as the best.
Delivered at the start of the fourth inning against the...
| Jul 3, 2014
| 11:23 PM
KEY MOMENT: With the score tied 2-2 in the fourth inning, David Freese doubled home two runs to give the Angels the lead for good. Freese batted .155 in his first 20 games with the Angels but is batting .289 since then, including .368 over his last 11...
| Aug 20, 2014
| 5:29 PM
Third baseman David Freese, who won most valuable player honors in the 2011 World Series and National League championship series for the St. Louis Cardinals, was the marquee name in last November’s trade that sent Angels center fielder Peter Bourjos...
| Sep 17, 2014
| 11:07 PM
In every week of spring training, from every corner of the Angels clubhouse, the mantra was the same: We can't afford another slow start. We can't bury ourselves for the third consecutive April.
Three weeks into the season, the Angels had fallen five...
| 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...