| Jun 21, 2014
| 8:55 PM
Bill Shaikin ranks the 30 teams. Last week’s ranking in parentheses, statistics are through Friday’s games:
1. OAKLAND: Raiders owner wants to “tear that Oakland Coliseum down the minute the 2015 baseball season’s over.”...
| Jun 21, 2014
| 10:39 PM
KEY MOMENT: Josh Hamilton reached on an infield single to lead off the bottom of the 10th inning and took off for second on a full-count pitch to Howie Kendrick, who lined a run-scoring double to left-center field off Jason Frasor for his fifth career...
| Aug 27, 2014
| 2:04 PM
“MVP! MVP! MVP!”
Thank you, thank you, I owe it all to … wait, those aren’t blogger-of-the-year chants? What, Kobe’s in the house? Peyton Manning’s making an unexpected L.A. visit?
No, it seems the roar is...
| Jul 29, 2014
By John Henry, The Sports Xchange
ARLINGTON, Texas — J.P. Arencibia's two-run single keyed the Texas Rangers' decisive four-run fifth that made a winner out of right-hander Yu Darvish in a 4-2 victory over the New York Yankees on Monday.
| Sep 6, 2014
| 9:42 PM
KEY MOMENT: The Angels were hitless against starter Phil Hughes in the fourth through seventh innings, but Albert Pujols greeted reliever Casey Fien with a leadoff single in the eighth, and Howie Kendrick hit a run-scoring triple off the center-field wall...
| Jul 6, 2013
| 5:13 PM
Dodgers left-hander Clayton Kershaw will be making his third consecutive All-Star game appearance and Angels outfielder Mike Trout his second.
And rookie sensation Yasiel Puig of the Dodgers still has a chance of making his first.
Puig, who has played...
| Apr 8, 2013
| 5:18 PM
-- Orioles first baseman Chris Davis was named American League Player of the Week on Monday following his history-making start to the season.
It is the second consecutive player of the week honor for Davis, who ended the regular season last year...
| Dec 5, 2013
| 9:38 AM
Right-hander Masahiro Tanaka might not be made available to major league teams this winter, the president of the Tohoku Rakuten Golden Eagles told a Japanese sports newspaper.
Because of new rules that will be implemented, the most the Golden Eagles...
| Aug 7, 2013
| 7:32 PM
That Mike Trout hit a home run off Texas right-hander Yu Darvish on Tuesday night wasn’t surprising. The Angels center fielder has already hit three homers off the Rangers ace in two years. What was stunning was that the solo shot to center field...
| Aug 10, 2013
| 3:10 PM
Detroit completed a four-game sweep of Cleveland on Thursday night, turning a three-game lead in what for months was a tight American League Central race into a seven-game bulge, when the message came across Twitter.
"Congratulations to the Tigers,...
| Aug 6, 2013
| 11:27 PM
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The American League most valuable player debate is heating up, with Baltimore's Chris Davis muscling his way into the conversation with...