| Jul 15, 2014
| 8:49 PM
Mike Trout won the Ted Williams Most Valuable Player award following the American League's 5-3 victory over the National League in the MLB All-Star Game at Target Field in Minneapolis on Tuesday.
Trout went 2 for 3 with a double and a triple.
| Aug 20, 2014
Random thoughts on the passing scene:
I don't know why we are spending our hard-earned money paying taxes to support a criminal justice system, when issues of guilt and innocence are being determined on television — and even punishment is being...
| Apr 12, 2014
| 2:53 PM
The newest addition to Angel Stadium is a dark green sign, behind the last row of the bleachers closest to center field. In white letters and numbers, the sign reads "PUJOLS 494."
The number will change with every home run Albert Pujols hits. At Angel...
| Jun 13, 2014
| 10:53 AM
The Phillies are planning to commemorate the 50th anniversary of Jim Bunning's perfect game Sunday and he reminisced with a few reporters at Citizens Bank Park Thursday afternoon about it.
The game took place June 21, 1964 - it was Father's Day, which...
| Jun 16, 2014
| 1:34 PM
Other than that sweet swing and the 3,141 hits, the thing that stood out the most about Tony Gwynn was the 1000-watt smile that shined on everyone he met and seemed to be right for every occasion.
If Gwynn, who died from cancer Monday at age 54,...
| Jun 16, 2014
| 6:32 PM
• Born Anthony Keith Gwynn, May 9, 1960, in Los Angeles; died June 16, 2014, in Poway, Calif. (age 54).
• Raised in Long Beach; attended Long Beach Poly High School (1973-1977), where he was best known as a highly recruited point guard on...
| Aug 27, 2014
| 11:09 PM
KEY MOMENT: After Adeiny Hechavarria's first home run of the season gave Miami a 1-0 lead in the third inning, the Angels answered with three runs in the bottom of the inning on run-scoring hits by Mike Trout and Josh Hamilton, and a groundout by Albert...
| Aug 18, 2014
| 7:38 PM
Jackie Robinson West's dream lives on.
The Morgan Park youngsters squeaked past Cumberland, R.I., 8-7 on Monday at the Little League World Series in Williamsport, Pa. JRW next faces Pearland, Texas, in an elimination game Tuesday night.
| Aug 10, 2014
| 3:58 PM
ANAHEIM, Calif. -- Yoenis Cespedes hit a three-run home run in the eighth inning, giving the Boston Red Sox a 3-1 victory over the Angels on Sunday at Angel Stadium.
Righthander Rubby De La Rosa (4-4) earned his first road win of the season. De La Rosa...
| Aug 1, 2014
| 5:25 PM
Halls of Fame start out celebrating the best of the best and over time add the best of the good, causing bloat. But Houston Mitchell’s fanciful attempt to downsize Cooperstown to only the best only shows why that’s a matter of opinion....
| Jul 27, 2014
| 4:59 PM
Frank Thomas gave one of the more emotional speeches in the history of Baseball Hall of Fame inductions. An estimated 48,000 fans filled the field in Cooperstown, N.Y., in front of the dais of past and newly elected hall of fame members. People wiped...