| Aug 5, 2013
| 11:38 AM
As Major League Baseball opened its historic Monday of drug suspensions with 12 players reportedly accepting 50-game suspensions -- and with discipline of the game’s active home run leader, Alex Rodriguez, likely still to come -- a scientist laid...
| Aug 4, 2013
| 7:18 PM
Major League Baseball is likely to announce Monday a suspension of New York Yankees star Alex Rodriguez through the end of the 2014 season for using banned performance-enhancing drugs.
The discipline, however, might not keep baseball's active home...
| Jul 8, 2013
| 8:31 PM
The tattoo under Angels pitcher Michael Kohn's left wrist is only a year old, but it represents perseverance he has displayed much longer.
It reads "never."
"Never back down, never give in," Kohn said.
Not after surgery he underwent in high school...
| Jul 11, 2013
| 2:35 PM
It seems the only thing Dodgers right fielder Yasiel Puig hasn’t been able to do in the last month is earn a spot in the All-Star game. Fans voted Atlanta Braves first baseman Freddie Freeman into the final National League spot in the Tuesday game...
| Jun 20, 2013
| 2:38 PM
Detroit's Miguel Cabrera and Baltimore's Chris Davis are the top two statistical leaders in all three American League triple crown categories.
Cabrera, 30, the reigning AL MVP who last year became the first batter to win a triple crown in 45 years, is...
| 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...
| Jun 28, 2013
| 4:57 PM
HOUSTON — The last time Angels reserve catcher Hank Conger spoke to reporters in Minute Maid Park, it was after his worst game of the season, a three-error night in a 7-6 loss to the Astros.
It was a different story Friday afternoon. Conger, who...
| Jun 24, 2013
| 10:21 PM
DETROIT—The weekend wasn’t a total loss for the Angels. Yes, they were swept in a three-game series by the Pittsburgh Pirates, blowing a three-run, ninth-inning lead in Sunday’s game, but at least they didn’t lose their center...
| Jun 25, 2013
| 4:42 PM
DETROIT — The Angels entered Tuesday night’s game against the Detroit Tigers in Comerica Park with a 33-43 record and an 11-game deficit in the American League West, figures that baffle Tigers right fielder Torii Hunter, the former Angels star...
| Jun 16, 2013
| 2:45 PM
UCLA has never lost a postseason game with Adam Plutko on the mound. The Bruins are 6-0 when the junior right-hander starts.
The Plutko factor will get tested by Louisiana State when the Bruins and Tigers meet in a College World Series opener at 5 p.m....
| Jun 9, 2013
| 2:39 PM
BOSTON — Joe Blanton is halfway to history, but not the kind the Angels hoped he would make.
The right-hander was rocked for seven runs — six earned — and eight hits, including prodigious home runs by David Ortiz, Jarrod Saltalamacchia...