| 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...
| Dec 27, 2013
| 7:39 PM
As Masahiro Tanaka awaits a nine-figure contract with a major league club, the commissioner’s office is expected to review the winning bid to ensure his Japanese club does not get more than the $20 million promised under a new agreement between...
| Dec 29, 2013
| 3:21 PM
Major League Baseball is so concerned over possible circumvention of the new posting agreement that it has asked Masahiro Tanaka's Japanese club to provide written assurances it has no side deal with the ace pitcher.
The letter, sent by MLB to the...
| Jan 7, 2014
| 8:58 PM
For three uncertain, unsettled seasons he has operated as the manager.
Now, finally, Don Mattingly is the boss.
In a move that will certify his credibility in the clubhouse and presence in the dugout, the Dodgers have smartly given Mattingly a two-...
| Jan 13, 2014
| 7:44 PM
The Angels did not meet with Japanese pitching sensation Masahiro Tanaka in Los Angeles last week, General Manager Jerry Dipoto confirmed, an indication that the team might not be a serious bidder for the 25-year-old right-hander.
Tanaka spent three...
| Dec 8, 2013
| 5:42 PM
LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. — For a general manager heading into what could be his walk-the-plank year, Jerry Dipoto appears calm and assured. His contract guarantees him nothing beyond next season, and the playoffs have gone on without the Angels...
| 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
| 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,...
| 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...
| Sep 11, 2013
| 10:25 PM
The Dodgers lost, 4-1, to the Arizona Diamondbacks on Wednesday, and maybe your first reaction is, so what?
They have this thing all but locked up, still lead the National League West by 12 games with only 17 to play, are still in total control.
| Sep 14, 2013
| 9:17 PM
Seems the Dodgers won’t be clinching the National League West at home or in front of the rival Giants. There goes all that fun.
Fun is suddenly a bit hard to come by for the Dodgers, who have gone from world beaters to just another team in a...