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  • Yunel Escobar, Rays agree to two-year contract extension

    Yunel Escobar, Rays agree to two-year contract extension
    Shortstop Yunel Escobar and the Tampa Bay Rays have agreed to a two-year contract extension covering 2015 and 2016 worth a guaranteed $13 million. The deal announced Saturday also includes a club option for 2017. The extension replaces a 2015 club...
  • Baseball: Pitcher Chris Kovach helps Royal improve to 10-1 [Video]

    All high schools would be fortunate to have a No. 2 pitcher as talented as senior Chris Kovach of Simi Valley Royal. He's showing signs of being a standout this season, improving to 3-1 on Friday while lowering his ERA to 1.50 in a 4-1 Marmonte League...
  • Garrett Richards holds back Astros' bats in 11-1 win

    Garrett Richards holds back Astros' bats in 11-1 win
    Angels 11, Astros 1 KEY MOMENT: Angels starter Garrett Richards wobbled in the fifth when he walked Jose Altuve with the bases loaded and two outs, trimming the Angels' lead to 5-1. Richards caught a huge break when a hanging 0-and-2 curve was lined a...
  • Angels' hot-hitting Mike Trout earns danger sign in 11-1 win

    Angels' hot-hitting Mike Trout earns danger sign in 11-1 win
    HOUSTON — Maybe Lucas Harrell's four-pitch walk of Mike Trout with the bases loaded and two outs in the second inning Friday was simply a byproduct of the control problems the Houston Astros right-hander had throughout his shaky three-inning start...
  • Poor start dooms Dodgers in 8-4 loss to Giants

    Poor start dooms Dodgers in 8-4 loss to Giants
    San Francisco Giants 8, Dodgers 4 KEY MOMENT: With the Dodgers' early 8-0 deficit cut in half, Hanley Ramirez stole second base with Adrian Gonzalez at the plate and no outs in the seventh inning. However, Giants Manager Bruce Bochy challenged and...
  • Dodgers' Hyun-Jin Ryu gets roughed up by Giants in 8-4 loss

    Dodgers' Hyun-Jin Ryu gets roughed up by Giants in 8-4 loss
    Yasiel Puig was late for batting practice and scratched from the lineup, but he wasn't the reason the Dodgers were crushed Friday in their home opener by the San Francisco Giants. Hyun-Jin Ryu was. The pitcher the Dodgers leaned on most in the...
  • Yasiel Puig's late-to-opening-day work ethic a non-starter for Dodgers

    Yasiel Puig's late-to-opening-day work ethic a non-starter for Dodgers
    Vin Scully, marching to the middle of the field to throw out the ceremonial first pitch in all his red-roaring glory, was on time. Yasiel Puig was not. Sandy Koufax, sprinting out of the dugout to home plate to catch that pitch amid shrieks of...
  • Yankees' Mark Teixeira strains hamstring

    Yankees' Mark Teixeira strains hamstring
    New York Yankees first baseman Mark Teixeira left Friday's game against the Blue Jays in the bottom of the second inning with a strained right hamstring. Teixeira was escorted off the field by Yankees trainer Steve Donohue after he tried to make a...
  • Dodgers lose to Giants, 8-4, in home opener

    Dodgers lose to Giants, 8-4, in home opener
    Final: Giants 8, Dodgers 4 It was a rough day for the Dodgers. It started with an upset Matt Kemp, a late and benched Yasiel Puig, and two two innings that more resembled a blooper rather than a highlight reel. Balls were bobbled and lost in the sun....
  • Dodgers fans have their opening say, and it's a mixed bag

    Dodgers fans have their opening say, and it's a mixed bag
    Few dates on the baseball calendar can match a home opener for pomp, ceremony and excitement. Or, in the case of Dodger Stadium on Friday afternoon, for long lines, crowded concourses and Wi-Fi snafus. But for the legions of blue-and-white-clad...
  • Baseball: Sal Johnson pitches Crespi past Harvard-Westlake, 4-2

     Sal Johnson, a senior pitcher, allowed six hits in a complete-game performance to help Encino Crespi knock off No. 2-ranked Harvard-Westlake, 4-2, in a Mission League game on Friday. Mitchell Herbster had three hits and two RBIs and Matt Cassin added two...