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  • Angels pitcher Jered Weaver moves into the fast lane

     
    Jered Weaver's fastball is rarely clocked over 92 mph, but with a runner on third and no outs in the first inning of Sunday's game against the Detroit Tigers, the Angels right-hander struck out Johnny Damon, Magglio Ordonez and Miguel......
  • Justin Verlander's masterpiece in 5-1 win completes Tigers' sweep of Angels

     
    Justin Verlander retired 23 consecutive batters from the first through ninth innings, giving up one run and three hits in 8 1/3 innings to lead the Detroit Tigers to a 5-1 victory over the Angels in Comerica Park and their......
  • Johnny Damon's home run gives Tigers 3-2 walk-off win over Angels

     
    Johnny Damon hit a solo home run that barely cleared the right-field wall off Angels reliever Scot Shields with one out in the bottom of the ninth inning Saturday, giving the Detroit Tigers a 3-2 walk-off win in Comerica Park.......
  • Book review: 'The Extra 2%'

    Book review: 'The Extra 2%'
    The Extra 2% How Wall Street Strategies Took a Major League Baseball Team From Worst to First Jonah Keri Random House: 255 pp., $26 For much of its existence, the Tampa Bay Rays franchise of the American League has been the laughingstock of...
  • Juan Rivera says his home run (and double) admiring days are over

     
    It's one thing to stand in the batter's box for several moments to admire a long home run ball you've just hit; players who do that run the risk of infuriating opposing teams, especially pitchers, . But when you stand......
  • Angels vs. Yankees: Lineups, pregame notes

     
    The New York Yankees will have plenty of firepower on the bench today. Manager Joe Girardi, whose team clinched a playoff berth Tuesday night, gave third baseman Alex Rodriguez (27 home runs), catcher Jorge Posada (22 home runs), right fielder......
  • Derek Jeter: Cap'n Clutch. Torii Hunter: ???

     
    Got a nickname for Torii Hunter? Of all the players with at least 80 at-bats in division series play, only five have a career batting average above .300. Here they are: Derek Jeter -- .360 Torii Hunter -- .354 Johnny......
  • Scioscia to juggle playoff rotation; Kazmir or Saunders likely to start Game 2

     
    Angels Manager Mike Scioscia won't announce his playoff rotation until Wednesday, but he said before today's workout today that "in every scenario we've discussed, we'll have a left-hander in Yankee Stadium in Game 1 or 2" of the American League......
  • Yankees' Johnny Damon seeks a way out of his slump

     
    Yankees outfielder Johnny Damon hit better than .400 in two of his first four playoff series. So he's performed well on the big stage before. But this fall? Well, not so much. Damon had just one hit in 12 at-bats......
  • Back to the bad old days

     
    The Angels played Game 1 of the ALCS the way they used to play all their playoff games against the Red Sox. They were tight, tentative, sloppy and, in the single biggest play of the game in the first inning,......
  • How can that happen?

     
    I know it's raining some. I know it's cold. I know it's a hostile ballpark. But, come on. How do you not catch a simple infield pop up in the 166th game of the season? After playing so smoothly and......