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  • Los Angelinos siguen atormentados por la maldición de Pujols y de Miami

    Los Angelinos siguen atormentados por la maldición de Pujols y de Miami
    Previo al arranque de la temporada de 2012 lancé una maldición a los Angelinos de Los Angeles —y en particular a Albert Pujols— que aún sigue atormentando a los serafines y al slugger dominicano. Entonces, un sábado 24 de diciembre de 2011...
  • 99 problems, Cubs-style

    99 problems, Cubs-style
    The pieces aren't in place yet for the Cubs, but the plan is and so is the braintrust. Whether Tom Ricketts, Theo Epstein and Dale Sveum will succeed remains a mystery, and the fact is there's more to be done. A lot more. So on the cusp of Wrigley...
  • Yankees have O's, rest of baseball asking: who are these guys?

    Yankees have O's, rest of baseball asking: who are these guys?
    The Orioles waste no time jumping into the thick of the American League East race, that’s for sure. After the three-game series with the Tampa Bay Rays that starts with today’s season opener, they’ll open a six game road trip against the...
  • Our Laguna: Rooting for the home team

    Our Laguna: Rooting for the home team
    I don't care what the calendar says, if teams are playing baseball in Arizona, spring has sprung. In fact it was more like summer last week when my sister-in-law, Patsy Hadlich, and I made our annual trip to the Cactus League games, with her son, Jeff,...
  • Hatcher to take hands-off approach with Albert Pujols

     
    Mickey Hatcher has been the Angels’ hitting coach for 12 years, but he will be more pupil than teacher this spring when he begins working with Albert Pujols, the Hall of Fame-caliber slugger who signed a 10-year, $250-million deal with......
  • Angels' Mark Trumbo named AL rookie of the year by Sporting News

     
    Angels first baseman Mark Trumbo, a former Villa Park High School star who hit .254 with a team-leading 29 home runs and 89 runs batted in this season, was named American League rookie of the year by the Sporting News on Wednesday....
  • Jeremy Hellickson beats Angels' Mark Trumbo for AL rookie award

     
    Tampa Bay right-hander Jeremy Hellickson (below) edged Angels first baseman Mark Trumbo (above) in voting for the American League rookie of the year award Monday. Hellickson went 13-10, but his 2.95 earned-run average was eighth-best in the AL. He...
  • Bullpen lets Angels down again

     
    The Angels' bullpen woes continued Saturday when Kevin Jepsen failed to protect an eighth-inning lead in a 5-4 loss to the Kansas City Royals. Jepsen gave up two runs and four hits, the final two run-scoring singles by Matt Treanor......
  • Early starts force some changes for Angels

     
    The Angels' season-opening series with the Royals calls for four games starting at four different times. So with Saturday's 12:10 p.m. CDT start -- the earliest first-pitch on the trip -- following Friday's 7:10 game -- the latest first pitch......
  • Angels fall again in Royals' final at-bat

     
    Matt Treanor's three-run home run with two outs in the 13th inning lifted the Kansas City Royals to a 12-9 victory over the Angels on Sunday. The win was the Royals' second walk-off victory in three days and the third......
  • Scioscia switches things up for Angels' second game

     
    With the Angels facing left-hander Jeff Francis on Friday, Manager Mike Scioscia made a few switches to his lineup, elevating switch-hitting shortstop Erick Aybar from sixth to first in the batting order, sitting switch-hitter Maicer Izturis and giving...