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  • Angels defeat Royals, 3-2, in exhibition

    Angels defeat Royals, 3-2, in exhibition
    Angels 3, Royals 2 AT THE PLATE: Mike Trout lifted his Cactus League average to .400. He homered and doubled, and he leads the Angels with four home runs and 14 runs batted in. David Freese went hitless in three at-bats. He is batting .212 this spring,...
  • Softball's Crown Royals are in it for the long run

    Softball's Crown Royals are in it for the long run
    The mid-March grass is in a rare state of grace. Deep. Moist. Mouthwatering. Add some tomatoes, some red onions. "Whadaya have there, a salad?" someone might ask. "Left field," you'd say. Yep, it's mid-March, and on these rich pastures the Crown...
  • Mike Trout, Albert Pujols homer in Angels' win over Royals, 3-2

    Mike Trout, Albert Pujols homer in Angels' win over Royals, 3-2
    SURPRISE, Ariz. -- Mike Trout and Albert Pujols hit home runs in the same game three times last year. The Angels won all three. So it was little wonder that the Angels were encouraged on Thursday, when Trout and Pujols each hit home runs in a 3-2...
  • Aroldis Chapman has facial fractures after being hit by ball [video]

    Aroldis Chapman has facial fractures after being hit by ball [video]
    Your browser does not support iframes.   Reds closer Aroldis Chapman, who was hit by a line drive while pitching in an exhibition game against the Kansas City Royals in Surprise, Ariz., on Wednesday night, has fractures above his left eye and nose and...
  • Reds closer Aroldis Chapman hit in face by line drive

    Reds closer Aroldis Chapman hit in face by line drive
    SURPRISE, Ariz. -- Cincinnati Reds closer Aroldis Chapman was hit in the face by a line drive Wednesday night and taken to a hospital with a cut above his left eye. Reds manager Bryan Price said Chapman was conscious and talking as he was taken off...
  • Dodgers' Adrian Gonzalez expects to take more walks

    Dodgers' Adrian Gonzalez expects to take more walks
    SURPRISE, Ariz. — Adrian Gonzalez drew another walk Tuesday against the Kansas City Royals, his fourth in 26 plate appearances this spring. This is by design. "I'm not going to go up there looking for a walk, but I do think I can get back to...
  • Spring training: Dodgers 7, Royals 5

    Spring training: Dodgers 7, Royals 5
    Dodgers 7, Royals 5 AT THE PLATE: Scott Van Slyke hit a two-run home run in the eighth inning against Scott Alexander. The situation is the kind in which the Dodgers think Van Slyke will be able to help them this year: in the late innings, against a...
  • Dodgers notes: Zack Greinke update, Tuesday lineup

    Dodgers notes: Zack Greinke update, Tuesday lineup
    PHOENIX -- Zack Greinke performed defensive drills with the Dodgers’ other pitchers Tuesday morning. Provided he doesn’t feel any discomfort in his calf as a result, he's scheduled to pitch a couple of innings Wednesday against the Arizona...
  • Dodgers play Athletics to an 8-8 tie in spring training

    Dodgers play Athletics to an 8-8 tie in spring training
    Dodgers 8, Oakland 8 AT THE PLATE: Hanley Ramirez, Andre Ethier and Juan Uribe had two hits apiece and Miguel Olivo drove in three runs with a pinch-hit double, helping the Dodgers score more than five runs in a game for the second time this spring. One...
  • Dodgers reliever Paco Rodriguez looks for happier ending this season

    Dodgers reliever Paco Rodriguez looks for happier ending this season
    PHOENIX — For a relief pitcher it's not how you start but how you finish that counts. So it didn't matter that, for five months last summer, Paco Rodriguez was almost unhittable, posting a 1.88 earned-run average and holding opponents to a batting...
  • Dodgers take it slow with Zack Greinke's tender calf

    Dodgers take it slow with Zack Greinke's tender calf
    PHOENIX -- The Dodgers plan to remain cautious with Zack Greinke, whose strained right calf felt no better Sunday than it did Saturday. Greinke has played catch the last two days, and Manager Don Mattingly wouldn’t, or couldn’t, say when he...