| Mar 28, 2014
| 5:45 AM
— As Orioles executive vice president Dan Duquette sat in his office at the Ed Smith Stadium complex on a sunny afternoon earlier this month, overlooking a well-manicured cloverleaf of fields, a bitter winter seemed like an eternity ago in more ways...
| Mar 30, 2014
| 6:30 AM
Team outlooks are listed in predicted order of finish. Lineups and rotations are projections.
1 l Tampa Bay
2013 l 92-71, second place Last year in playoffs l 2013
Tampa's young rotation — average age: 25 — may prove to...
| Mar 30, 2014
| 7:16 PM
For more than two decades, the West Coast has played the part of Major League Baseball’s strange uncle. You know, the one who is invited to the family reunion but hardly ever gets to sit at the head table.
In the last 22 seasons, only three...
| Apr 1, 2014
| 11:21 PM
KEY MOMENT: With runners on second and third and two out in the third, Angels left-hander C.J. Wilson intentionally walked the left-handed-hitting Robinson Cano to load the bases for switch-hitter Justin Smoak. Cano entered with a .367 average (11 for 30)...
| Apr 2, 2014
| 6:51 AM
C.J. Wilson can be loquacious on just about any topic, but the Angels left-hander clammed up after Tuesday night’s 8-3 loss to the Seattle Mariners when he was asked about his third-inning intentional walk to Robinson Cano.
With runners on...
| Apr 2, 2014
| 10:50 PM
SAN DIEGO -- For what it's worth, Yasiel Puig said he is listening.
To his teammates. To his coaches. Even players on other teams.
Over the last week, the Dodgers' problem child made it a point to speak with Albert Pujols of the Angels during the...
| Apr 3, 2014
| 10:49 AM
Is Clayton Kershaw the most popular pitcher in Major League Baseball?
By one measure, yes. The Dodgers ace and defending National League Cy Young winner led all pitchers in jersey sales during the off-season, based on sales from MLB's online shop....
| Mar 16, 2014
| 4:13 PM
TEMPE, Ariz. — The Seattle Mariners can only hope that spring training is a harbinger of a surprisingly good season.
The Mariners lead the major leagues with 14 spring victories, the latest a 5-3 win over the Angels on Sunday. The Mariners have...
| Mar 17, 2014
| 5:35 PM
PHOENIX -- Sometime in the relatively near future, perhaps even this year, Zach Lee could take the mound for the Dodgers in a regular-season game. Or Joc Pederson could step into the batter’s box.
If it happens, fans at Dodger Stadium might...
| Mar 19, 2014
| 12:19 PM
TEMPE, Ariz. — Could the Angels open the season without a left-hander in the bullpen?
That is one of the possibilities they are considering in the wake of an elbow injury to Brian Moran, the left-hander selected by the Angels in the Rule 5 draft...
| Mar 6, 2014
| 11:11 AM
TEMPE, Ariz. -- The Angels' Sean Burnett has not suffered a setback in his return from the elbow surgery that ended his season last August.
The left-hander progressed from long-toss to throwing off the slope of a mound this week, and he expects to throw...