| May 24, 2014
| 8:07 PM
The Times' Kevin Baxter shares his take on how baseball's 30 teams rank:
1. OAKLAND: Foes hitting only .217 against A’s, who are allowing fewer runners per inning (1.11) than any other team. (2)
2. SAN FRANCISCO: It’s 24-1 when leading...
| Jul 9, 2013
| 7:09 PM
CHICAGO — Mike Trout spent Monday with Albert Pujols and several other Angels teammates in a St. Louis suburb playing in the Pujols Family Foundation Celebrity Golf Classic.
Although Pujols, who is nursing right-knee and left-foot injuries, did...
| Jul 15, 2013
| 8:05 PM
Several of Major League Baseball's heavy hitters were transformed into indiscriminate memorabilia dealers Monday night, and Yoenis Cespedes made the biggest hit among fans attending the major league home run derby at Citi Field in Flushing, N.Y.
| Jun 18, 2013
| 9:03 PM
DETROIT — Orioles center fielder Adam Jones has seen enough of Justin Verlander to know that the deeper the Detroit Tigers' ace right-hander gets into games, the more unbeatable he becomes.
“You'd rather face anybody,” Jones said....
| Jun 18, 2013
| 9:15 PM
DETROIT -- It ended up not costing the Orioles in their 5-2 win over the Tigers on Tuesday night, but a controversial play in the seventh inning definitely could have turned the momentum of the game.
With the Orioles leading by three with two on and...
| Jul 15, 2013
| 9:38 AM
Following Chris Davis’ 37th homer on Sunday in the Orioles’ final game before the All-Star break, online sportsbook Bovada now has the first baseman listed as the betting favorite for tonight’s Home Run Derby.
Bovada currently gives...
| Oct 7, 2013
| 8:30 PM
October is the month of triple-crown TV viewing. It's playoff time. Nothing better than a couch, a beer and a big-screen TV.
To steal from the long-ago "Saturday Night Live" eloquence of Chico Escuela, "Baseball been berry, berry good to us."
| Jul 6, 2013
| 5:13 PM
Dodgers left-hander Clayton Kershaw will be making his third consecutive All-Star game appearance and Angels outfielder Mike Trout his second.
And rookie sensation Yasiel Puig of the Dodgers still has a chance of making his first.
Puig, who has played...
| Feb 28, 2014
| 4:48 PM
TEMPE, Ariz. — As kids, Sean Burnett and Prince Fielder were teammates on a travel ball team in Florida.
The team was called The Juice, and packed with 11- and 12-year-olds. Rickie Weeks played second base. Chet Lemon, the former major league...
| May 29, 2013
| 8:37 PM
On a night when the Orioles gave away Chris Davis T-shirts with a Superman-esque O’s logo on the front, the team’s slugging first baseman continued put up unrivaled power numbers in Wednesday's 9-6 victory over the Washington Nationals at...
| Feb 9, 2014
| 5:57 PM
Everyone expects the Dodgers to win. They did last year, and they just put up $215 million for Clayton Kershaw, to better their chance to win for many years to come.
No one expects the Angels to win. They sat out the playoffs last year — for the...