Mike DiGiovanna

Writer

Mike DiGiovanna is a sports writer who contributes to the coverage of the Dodgers, Angels, Rams, Lakers and Clippers for the Los Angeles Times. He won an Associated Press Sports Editors award for game-story writing in 2001 and Orange County Press Club Awards for feature and game-story writing in 1996 and 1997. A native of East Lyme, Conn., and a graduate of Cal State Fullerton, he began writing for The Times in 1981 and has been covering Major League Baseball since 1995.

Recent Articles

  • Clippers shooting for consistent defense during homestretch

    Clippers shooting for consistent defense during homestretch

    The Clippers won’t put too much stock in a lopsided win over a team resting its three best players, even if the opponent was the defending NBA champion Cleveland Cavaliers, who sat LeBron James, Kyrie Irving and Kevin Love in Staples Center on Saturday night. But if, in their 108-78 win over Cleveland...

  • Angels' Mike Trout is open to playing for U.S. in WBC in the future

    Angels' Mike Trout is open to playing for U.S. in WBC in the future

    Mike Trout hasn’t contracted a full-blown case of World Baseball Classic fever, but the Angels center fielder and two-time American League most valuable player is warming to the idea of playing in the event after watching the passion and excitement of several first-round games. “I mean, definitely,...

  • Kenta Maeda is sharp as Dodgers beat Angels, 3-1, in exhibition game at Tempe

    Kenta Maeda is sharp as Dodgers beat Angels, 3-1, in exhibition game at Tempe

    The Dodgers improved to 10-8 in Cactus League play with a 3-1 victory over the Angels on Monday at Tempe Diablo Stadium. The Angels fell to 10-6. AT THE PLATE: The Dodgers bunched three straight two-out hits off Angels starter Ricky Nolasco for a run in the third inning. O’Koyea Dickson and Chase...

  • Los Angeles Angels ask Wally Joyner to work with slumping Cameron Maybin

    Los Angeles Angels ask Wally Joyner to work with slumping Cameron Maybin

    Former Angels first baseman Wally Joyner, in the midst of a one-week stint as a guest instructor, has paid particularly close attention to struggling left fielder Cameron Maybin, who is hitless in 19 at-bats in nine exhibition games, including Monday’s 3-1 loss to the Dodgers. Joyner, who played...

  • C.J. Cron hits two-run homer, Danny Espinosa doubles in two, Angels beat Seattle

    C.J. Cron hits two-run homer, Danny Espinosa doubles in two, Angels beat Seattle

    The Angels improved to 10-5 in Cactus League play with a 9-2 victory over the Seattle Mariners on Sunday at Tempe (Ariz.) Diablo Stadium. AT THE PLATE: The Angels scored four runs on four hits in the second inning off Mariners left-hander Ariel Miranda. Albert Pujols led off with a double to left,...

  • Albert Pujols should have more milestones to come

    Albert Pujols should have more milestones to come

    Albert Pujols knows more about the numbers on the back of his baseball card than he lets on. Though he usually deflects talk of personal achievements, stressing team goals over the accumulation of individual statistics, the Angels slugger is keenly aware of his accomplishments in the game and how...

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