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  • Boring: Major League Baseball's non-descript 2014

    More than six months after it began with a splash in Australia, baseball's 2014 regular-season grind comes to a close Sunday. Barring a spectacular October, it wasn't a particularly memorable year by any stretch of the imagination. Strikeouts...
  • Looking Back On Final Appearances Of All-Time Greats

    Looking Back On Final Appearances Of All-Time Greats
    Derek Jeter went out in style at Yankee Stadium Thursday, delivering a game-winning single in the bottom of the ninth inning as the Yankees beat the Orioles, 6-5. Jeter was 2-for-5 with a run scored and three RBI in his final game in the Bronx. Then...
  • The Times' baseball rankings

    The Times' baseball rankings
    Last week’s ranking in parentheses, statistics are through Friday’s games:   1. ANGELS: Postseason appearances: Six in 15 years under Mike Scioscia, three in 38 years before Scioscia. (1)   2. BALTIMORE: So, if the Orioles and Washington reach...
  • Mike Trout named All-Star Game MVP as AL beats NL, 5-3

    Mike Trout named All-Star Game MVP as AL beats NL, 5-3
    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. Trout&...
  • Thomas Sowell: Thoughts on Obama, Israel, politics, and spread of Ebola

    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...
  • Derek Jeter Forecast: Outlook Brightening; Forecasters More Optimistic

    Derek Jeter Forecast: Outlook Brightening; Forecasters More Optimistic
    NEW YORK – Derek Jeter's final game in Yankees pinstripes will be rainy, but the latest forecasts indicate it will be played on or close to schedule. As Yankee Stadium crews began to prep the field for the game at 3 p.m., forecasters were saying the...
  • Angels' Albert Pujols is among players closing in on milestones

    Angels' Albert Pujols is among players closing in on milestones
    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...
  • Bunning talks perfect game 50 years later, Cole Hamels

    Bunning talks perfect game 50 years later, Cole Hamels
    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...
  • What a sad day as Tony Gwynn leaves us too soon

    What a sad day as Tony Gwynn leaves us too soon
    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,...
  • A look at the career and life of Tony Gwynn

    A look at the career and life of Tony Gwynn
    • 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...
  • Red Sox Struggle To Score, Lose 4-1 To O's

    By Ken Powtak, The Sports Xchange BOSTON -- Alejandro De Aza hit two homers and drove three runs, Adam Jones added a solo homer, and the surging Baltimore Orioles earned a 4-1 win over the Boston Red Sox on Tuesday night. It was the 10th win in 13 games...