| Aug 17, 2013
| 4:16 PM
Cabrera vs. Trout II
In the great Miguel Cabrera vs. Mike Trout most-valuable-player debate of 2012, the Trout loyalists most often cited Trout's dominance in WAR — the "wins above replacement" statistic that purports to distill production into...
| Aug 18, 2013
| 4:13 PM
Matt Dominguez had four hits, including a tiebreaking three-run home run, to power the Houston Astros to a 7-5 victory over the Angels.
The Angels lost a series to the Astros -- the worst team in the major leagues -- for the third time this season....
| Aug 26, 2013
| 6:41 PM
Matt Harvey has a partially torn ligament in his right elbow, a potentially devastating injury for the pitcher who had given the foundering New York Mets reason to be hopeful about their future.
For now, the 24-year-old Harvey and the Mets hope that...
| Aug 18, 2013
| 6:06 PM
In a season that has gone so horribly wrong for the Angels, this was hardly a surprise: Mike Trout had to come out of Sunday's game because of a hamstring injury.
Fortunately for an already depressed fan base, the Angels apparently will not have to play...
| Aug 30, 2013
| 10:21 AM
There is at least one Hall of Famer who is against pitch counts and innings limits for young pitchers: Tom Seaver.
In an interview with the New York Daily News about Mets ace Matt Harvey, who has been sidelined with a torn ligament in his pitching...
| Sep 7, 2013
| 3:33 PM
"I'd rather have a pitcher nobody is talking about who has won 15 games than somebody everyone is raving about who has won five. I'm a baseball manager, not a statistician."
Detroit Tigers Manager Jim Leyland, on analysts pointing out that Tigers ace...
| Sep 7, 2013
| 6:55 PM
Statistics through Friday’s games. Last week’s rankings in parentheses:
IN A GOLDEN STATE
1. BOSTON Oregon trail: Injured OSU product Ellsbury leads baseball with 52 steals (3)
2. DODGERS Gold rush: Free-spending owners have mined a...
| Mar 31, 2013
| 8:44 PM
Former Long Beach Wilson standout Aaron Hicks, 23, won the starting job in center field for the Minnesota Twins, and he'll be in the lineup on Monday against the Detroit Tigers. Hicks hasn't played above Double-A ball. He was a......
| 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...
| Jul 14, 2013
| 8:22 PM
With one final power surge before the All-Star break, first baseman Chris Davis earned a place in the record book.
Davis hit his 37th home run to tie the American League record for home runs before the break, and the Baltimore Orioles cruised past the...
| Jul 16, 2013
| 10:13 PM
NEW YORK — In the final All-Star game of Mariano Rivera's distinguished career, who got the save for the American League?
"That could be a trivia question," Joe Nathan said. "I'm sure everyone will get it wrong."
Nathan had better not miss the...