| Apr 6, 2015
| 4:03 PM
Mike Trout crushed a solo home run to center field in his first at-bat of 2015 Monday, the second straight season in which the Angels center fielder homered off Seattle Mariners ace Felix Hernandez in his first at-bat of the year.
And that was pretty...
| Apr 8, 2015
| 10:58 PM
KEY MOMENT: Angels setup man Joe Smith, summoned to protect a 5-3 lead in the eighth inning, ran into immediate trouble when Dustin Ackley led off with an infield single and Robinson Cano doubled to right-center field, putting runners on second and...
| Apr 6, 2015
| 7:10 PM
Seattle Mariners 4, Angels 1
KEY MOMENT: The Angels threatened in the eighth inning when Chris Iannetta and Johnny Giavotella singled off reliever Danny Farquhar with one out. But Mariners left-hander Charlie Furbush replaced Farquhar and struck out...
| Apr 3, 2015
| 11:08 AM
AL Central: Indians
AL East: Orioles
AL West: Angels
AL wild-card winners: Mariners, Tigers.
AL champion: Orioles
NL Central: Cardinals
NL East: Nationals
NL West: Dodgers
NL wild-card winners: Padres,...
| Apr 4, 2015
| 6:53 PM
Lloyd McClendon sensed the momentum early in spring training, before exhibition games began. His Seattle Mariners were emerging as a trendy pick to win the American League West, and the second-year manager felt a little uncomfortable with the pressure...
| Mar 31, 2015
| 6:03 PM
Oakland 13, Angels 10
AT THE PLATE: Collin Cowgill and Kole Calhoun hit home runs, Mike Trout doubled, and David Freese hit a two-run home run to deep center field in a four-run third inning, which ended Athletics left-hander Barry Zito's scoreless...
| Feb 22, 2015
| 3:55 PM
Given a choice between dunkers and and 3-point bombers, I'll take muscle-flexing beasties every time. Which is why I like Purdue's chances for making more postseason noise than Indiana.
The Boilermakers convinced this skeptic when they swept Indiana by...
| Mar 30, 2015
| 5:10 PM
Seattle 5, Angels 3
AT THE PLATE: Matt Joyce snapped Seattle right-hander Taijuan Walker's 19-inning spring scoreless streak with a long solo homer to center field in the second, giving the Angels left fielder eight hits, including two homers and two...
| Mar 11, 2015
| 1:57 PM
Have glove will travel — to any position on the field.
That is Don Kelly's selling point in quest of a utility job with the Miami Marlins. And when he says he can play anywhere, he means it.
Infield. Check. Outfield. Check. Pitcher? Catcher?...
| Feb 23, 2015
| 3:41 PM
As our friend the Greek philosopher Heraclitus once said, “Big results require big ambitions.”
Say this for Yasiel Puig, he is nothing if not hugely ambitious. No, bigger than that. Still bigger.
Remember that talk Dodgers hitting coach...
| Jan 8, 2015
| 8:29 PM
Theo Epstein has a phrase for the potential of local TV revenue.
He says it will be "a paradigm shift" in keeping the Cubs on pace with baseball's richest teams. But will the club president get his money?
In a rapidly changing media landscape, there...