| Jul 10, 2013
| 4:46 PM
CHICAGO -- Howie Kendrick was not in the Angels’ lineup Wednesday night for only the second time this season, the combination of a mini-slump and some general soreness sending the second baseman to the bench against the Chicago Cubs in Wrigley...
| Jul 13, 2013
| 8:46 PM
Max Scherzer's unbeaten run ended Saturday night when the Texas Rangers tagged the Detroit All-Star with his first loss of the season, Tigers 7-1. Scherzer (13-1), trying to become the first pitcher in the majors to start 14-0 since Roger Clemens in 1986,...
| Jul 22, 2013
| 9:02 PM
News of Ryan Braun's suspension from baseball hit at an interesting time for the Angels — the day after they faced Bartolo Colon.
Like Braun, Colon tested positive for a performance-enhancing drug last season. Braun successfully appealed his case;...
| Jul 31, 2013
| 6:20 AM
I can’t tell you what’s holding up Clayton Kershaw’s contract extension, but I can venture he’s not hurting his negotiation position any with the way he’s been pitching – or the fans’ reaction to it.
If you ever...
| Sep 10, 2013
| 7:43 PM
Clay Buchholz (10-0) gave up three hits and struck out six batters over five innings in his first start since early June and the American League East-leading Boston Red Sox beat the Tampa Bay Rays, 2-0, Tuesday night.
Buchholz, sidelined because of a...
| Jul 6, 2013
| 9:58 AM
Pittsburgh Pirates pitcher Francisco Liriano, who was a budding superstar before his career was sidetracked by an elbow injury, made an amazing no-look, between-the-legs catch of a hard one-hop grounder on Friday.
Liriano, who was the American League'...
| Jul 3, 2013
| 9:31 AM
Homer Bailey of the Cincinnati Reds became the first pitcher to match Nolan Ryan's no-hitter feat in Major League Baseball more than 35 years ago.
Bailey and Ryan, who are both from Texas, each were the last pitcher to throw a no-hitter one season and...
| Jul 6, 2013
| 5:13 PM
Dodgers left-hander Clayton Kershaw will be making his third consecutive All-Star game appearance and Angels outfielder Mike Trout his second.
And rookie sensation Yasiel Puig of the Dodgers still has a chance of making his first.
Puig, who has played...
| Jul 6, 2013
| 8:43 PM
SAN FRANCISCO — Juan Uribe batted fifth for the Dodgers on Saturday, one spot in front of two-time All-Star Andre Ethier. Uribe was starting for the 45th time, which was already three more times than he started all of last season.
| Jul 1, 2013
| 7:27 PM
DENVER — Fourteen months ago, Walt Weiss was managing Regis Jesuit High of Aurora, Colo., to a playoff semifinal game. Today, he's managing the Colorado Rockies toward what he hopes will be a National League playoff berth.
Asked to compare the...
| Jun 24, 2013
| 6:35 PM
Once upon a time, not long ago, there was a really good major league baseball team just down the street from the Happiest Place on Earth. And it was happy too.
Its fans kept coming in big numbers. They wore red to games, played with beach balls in the...