| Mar 23, 2014
| 11:39 AM
TEMPE, Ariz. — Veteran first baseman Carlos Pena followed his heart to Anaheim, signing a minor league deal with the Angels even though his position was firmly occupied by Albert Pujols, who is in the third year of a 10-year, $240-million deal....
| Mar 23, 2014
| 6:20 PM
TEMPE, Ariz. — With a fastball he can dial up to 97 mph, a big overhand curve and a sharp-breaking slider, Garrett Richards has the kind of electric stuff to average at least one strikeout an inning. But the less the 25-year-old right-hander tries...
| Mar 5, 2014
| 5:37 PM
PHOENIX — Like many athletes, JC Boscan has a routine he follows each day.
"When I wake up," the Dodgers catching prospect said, "the first thing I do is check my cell phone."
The habit is all about family. While Boscan is in Arizona battling...
| Feb 26, 2014
| 10:25 AM
TEMPE, Ariz. -- On the day after he was hit in the head by a line drive, C.J. Wilson said he had no interest in wearing the protective caps now available to protect pitchers from such drives.
“It’s like wearing a bucket on your head,”...
| Jan 31, 2014
| 6:30 PM
The Angels have agreed to terms on a minor league deal with catcher Yorvit Torrealba, a 13-year veteran who spent the 2013 season as a backup with the Colorado Rockies. The deal includes an invitation to spring training.
Torrealba, 35, has a career .256...
| Feb 12, 2013
| 4:10 PM
Will we ever see the Giants coming?
The team Brian Sabean and Bruce Bochy put together since saying goodbye to Barry Bonds is the only National League team to win the World Series twice within three seasons since the Big Red Machine, yet the Giants...
| Dec 1, 2011
| 5:20 PM
Dan Duquette made his first trade as executive vice president of the Orioles on Thursday, filling the club's vacant reserve catcher spot by adding defensive-minded backstop Taylor Teagarden from a familiar partner, the Texas Rangers' organization.
| Aug 19, 2011
| 5:38 PM
The following are updates on area Major League Baseball players.
Trevor Bell (Crescenta Valley High, 2005) relief pitcher, Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim: It's hard to predict where Bell will be from one day to the next.
The former Falcon was recalled...
| Apr 6, 2011
Matt and Taylor. Such a great pair of names for an adorable couple. That is...until you watch the video clip below. The couple took in a Texas Rangers-Seattle Mariners game one night before their pending wedding at the ballpark. A Fox Sports Southwest...
| Apr 19, 2011
Vernon Wells takes a modest four-game hitting streak into Tuesday night's game with the Texas Rangers at Rangers Ballpark in Arlington. And home cooking may be just what he needs to keep that alive. Wells and fellow Texas resident Torii......
| Apr 20, 2011
Erick Aybar, out since the season's opening weekend with a strained muscle in his ribcage, was back in the Angels' lineup Wednesday against the Texas Rangers in the final game of the team's six-game road trip. "He's fine," Angels Manager......