| Feb 26, 2014
| 3:14 PM
A Cactus League season like no other officially started for the Dodgers in Scottsdale, Ariz., on Wednesday, offering both some of the expected and unexpected.
Mostly the 4-1 loss to the Arizona Diamondbacks looked a lot like the first spring-training...
| Feb 26, 2014
| 9:30 AM
PHOENIX – Yasiel Puig and other starting position players will be on the field for five innings Wednesday in the Dodgers’ exhibition opener against the Arizona Diamondbacks in Scottsdale, Ariz.
Clayton Kershaw will pitch two innings, which...
| Jan 29, 2014
| 8:49 AM
There will be no shortage of competition among veterans for bench spots after the Angels agreed to terms Wednesday with first baseman/third baseman Chad Tracy on a minor league deal with an invitation to spring training. The agreement was confirmed by...
| Dec 27, 2013
| 5:19 PM
Sports memories can be fleeting and easily dissolvable, sort of like cotton candy. The events of 2013 likely won't be remembered in 100 years, but what if we created a sports time capsule, and put in items representing the year in sports? We could bury it...
| Nov 22, 2013
| 2:30 PM
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They’re huffing and puffing over in Arizona again. They must like to do that in the desert. Guess there’s nothing much else to do but sweat.
The Diamondbacks must really, really want a rivalry with...
| Dec 4, 2013
| 6:39 PM
At the end of perhaps the most frenzied December shopping day in baseball history, the New York Yankees did two things they do very well: steal the headlines and spend a lot of money.
The Miami Marlins jumped back into the free-agent waters. The...
| Nov 25, 2013
| 6:31 PM
The first major free-agent signing of the off-season, the St. Louis Cardinals' acquisition of shortstop Jhonny Peralta, has exposed still-open wounds in Major League Baseball on the topic of performance-enhancing drugs.
Peralta was among 12 players...
| Nov 24, 2013
| 10:50 PM
The Dodgers are close to signing former All-Star Dan Haren, who could add depth to the battered back end of their rotation.
Haren agreed to a one-year, $10-million contract that includes a vesting option for 2015, according to people familiar with the...
| Dec 9, 2013
| 2:57 PM
LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. -- As reporters stood in a hallway waiting for Angels General Manager Jerry Dipoto, he suddenly appeared, walking with Arizona Diamondbacks General Manager Kevin Towers.
"I'll call you later," Towers said, walking away.
| Dec 10, 2013
| 9:04 PM
LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. — Jerry Dipoto turned Mark Trumbo into three arms and a bat. That is the work of a magician.
Provided, of course, that the Angels get solid production from those three arms and a bat. If not, the Angels' general manager just...
| Dec 10, 2013
| 12:43 PM
LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. -- The Angels filled out their starting rotation on Tuesday, trading Mark Trumbo to the Arizona Diamondbacks in a three-way deal.
The Angels got Hector Santiago from the Chicago White Sox and Tyler Skaggs from the Diamondbacks,...