| Nov 11, 2013
| 3:37 PM
Wil Myers of the Tampa Bay Rays spotted the rest of the American League rookies almost half a season.
Myers, who did not make his major league debut until June 18, was announced Tuesday as winner of the AL rookie of the year award.
Myers got 23 of...
| Nov 9, 2013
| 5:10 PM
The season of free agency is upon us, and with it the season of contractual absurdity.
Baseball is awash in money — from national television contracts, local cable deals, and the most powerful website in sports, mlb.com. The industry generates...
| Oct 10, 2013
| 11:12 AM
The Dodgers and Cardinals will open the National League championship series on Friday in St. Louis with a game scheduled to start at 5 p.m. PDT.
The series stays in St. Louis for Game 2 on Saturday, scheduled to begins at 1 p.m. PDT
When the series...
| Oct 6, 2013
| 4:41 PM
Asked about the uncertain job status of Dodgers Manager Don Mattingly, Joe Torre reflected on his days as a lame-duck manager with the New York Yankees.
“Players have to answer a lot of questions and that’s the tough part for a manager,&...
| Oct 2, 2013
| 7:55 AM
The Pittsburgh Pirates and Cleveland Indians finished the 162-game MLB regular-season slate with the best records among all non-division winners in their respective leagues.
Up until last year, that would have been enough to secure each squad a spot...
| Oct 2, 2013
From All-Star starter to postseason headliner, Max Scherzer is Jim Leyland's pick again.
Detroit's 21-game winner will start an American League best-of-five division series opener Friday night against the Athletics at Oakland, with Justin Verlander...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 9:47 PM
ARLINGTON, Texas — David Price, Evan Longoria and the Tampa Bay Rays are going to the playoffs again, getting there with a victory in their final regular-season game for the second time in three years.
They needed an extra game this time....
| Sep 29, 2013
| 12:47 PM
ARLINGTON, Texas — Mike Trout essentially conceded the American League most valuable player award to Detroit Tigers slugger Miguel Cabrera on Sunday, acknowledging that the Angels’ failure to make the playoffs will relegate him to a second-...
| Sep 28, 2013
| 12:41 PM
ARLINGTON, Texas -- The Angels appeared to snooze past their wake-up calls Saturday, committing five errors—one shy of their franchise record for a game—in the first five innings of a 7-4 loss to Texas that kept the Rangers alive in the...
| Sep 25, 2013
| 11:58 AM
Mike Trout was not in the starting lineup for the Angels' home finale Wednesday, and how did Manager Mike Scioscia explain that to the fans looking forward to seeing the best player in baseball one last time this season?
"He's played about 80 games...
| Sep 23, 2013
| 7:15 PM
It has been a nice little run for the Angels since Aug. 23, their 21-8 record before Monday's game against Oakland taking some sting out of another disappointing season, but they can't let it fool them into thinking they can roll into 2014 with this...