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  • A's closer Doolittle out indefinitely with slight tear in throwing shoulder

    OAKLAND, Calif. The A's will start the 2015 season without the services of closer Sean Doolittle. The left-hander has what the club called a slight tear in his left shoulder. Assistant general manager David Forst said both orthopedists who examined...
  • Angels' Mike Trout: from can't-miss kid to likely AL MVP in five years

    Angels' Mike Trout: from can't-miss kid to likely AL MVP in five years
    On a July afternoon five years ago, the possibility of Mike Trout became quite apparent to the Angels manager. Before Trout's $144.5-million contract, before the custom Nike cleats bearing the colors of a rainbow trout that he wore in the All-Star...
  • Despite numbers drop in some areas, Angels' Mike Trout is MVP favorite

    Despite numbers drop in some areas, Angels' Mike Trout is MVP favorite
    Mike Trout is batting .290 entering the final weekend of the regular season, well off the .323 he hit last season and .326 average as a rookie in 2012. The Angels center fielder leads the American League with 181 strikeouts, far more than the 139 and...
  • A's lose to Angels, 5-4, but still have a good shot at playoffs

    A's lose to Angels, 5-4, but still have a good shot at playoffs
    — As bad as things got for the Oakland Athletics in August and early September, and they were historically bad for a while, the A's are still in a decent position for a team on the verge of one of baseball's greatest collapses. Even after...
  • Royals nip A's 9-8 in 12; Ex-IronPig Moss hits two HRs for Oakland

    Royals nip A's 9-8 in 12; Ex-IronPig Moss hits two HRs for Oakland
    By David Smale, The Sports Xchange KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Salvador Perez's single down the left field line capped a two-run, 12th-inning rally, and the Kansas City Royals stunned the Oakland Athletics 9-8 Tuesday in the American League wild-card game....
  • A's Donaldson hits game-winning homer

    OAKLAND, Calif. — When Oakland A's third baseman Josh Donaldson came to the plate with one out and a runner on first base in the bottom of the 10th inning Sunday of a 6-6 game against Philadelphia, he relished the moment. After all, Donaldson...
  • Oakland Athletics take first game of series with Angels, 5-3

    Oakland Athletics take first game of series with Angels, 5-3
    KEY MOMENT: Angels reliever Jason Grilli came into a tie game in the sixth inning and five batters later Oakland had a two-run lead on an infield single, Sam Fuld's triple to right-center and Andy Parrino's scoring fly ball. The Angels didn't quit,...
  • Angels lose some ground in Oakland

    Angels lose some ground in Oakland
    Mike Scioscia was fully aware of both the calendar and the consequences Friday when his Angels opened a three-game series against the Oakland Athletics. The lead in the American League West was hanging in the balance with five weeks left in the season....
  • The Times' baseball rankings

    The Times' baseball rankings
    Last week’s ranking in parentheses, statistics are through Friday’s games: 1. WASHINGTON: Masters of the big finish, with five walkoff wins in six games. (6) 2. BALTIMORE: On pace for its biggest AL East margin since 1971, when Orioles...
  • Game sails away from Angels

    KEY MOMENT: Angels reliever Joe Smith sailed a two-out pitch to the backstop, allowing Coco Crisp to score the winning run from third in the eighth inning. Crisp had greeted Smith with a single to center and worked his way to third on a pair of...
  • Angels power past Oakland Athletics in 9-4 victory

    Angels power past Oakland Athletics in 9-4 victory
    KEY MOMENT: Oakland's Scott Kazmir breezed through a first inning in which he made just six pitches. But his former teammates roughed him up in their next two at-bats with Josh Hamilton scoring twice and driving in two runs and Erick Aybar doubling in two...