| Dec 3, 2013
| 2:26 PM
The Major League Baseball Players Assn. selected its new leader Tuesday, then braced for a debate about whether to embrace tougher penalties for players in violation of baseball's drug policy.
As expected, the MLBPA executive board picked Tony Clark...
| Dec 5, 2013
| 10:21 PM
With her eyes wide and a big smile, Lindsey Vonn declared herself ready to race for the first time in 10 months.
In an interview with the Associated Press and USA Today Sports, Vonn said she will return to competition in a World Cup downhill Friday at...
| Dec 8, 2013
| 5:42 PM
LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. — For a general manager heading into what could be his walk-the-plank year, Jerry Dipoto appears calm and assured. His contract guarantees him nothing beyond next season, and the playoffs have gone on without the Angels...
| Jul 30, 2013
| 10:44 PM
ARLINGTON, Texas — Less than 24 hours before Wednesday's 1p.m. PDT nonwaiver trade deadline, rumors were flying about the Angels, who began Tuesday 14 games back in the American League West and in selling mode.
The St. Louis Cardinals, with a...
| Aug 17, 2013
| 12:57 PM
Miguel Tejada, a veteran infielder for the Kansas City Royals, has been suspended 105 games for repeated use of amphetamines, Major League Baseball announced Saturday.
Tejada, who did not play in the majors last season, twice tested positive this season...
| 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....
| Sep 11, 2013
| 5:35 PM
Like many great romances, Major League Baseball's love affair with AstroTurf was born in experimentation, applied in desperation and appreciated best in moderation.
Now comes its expiration.
After five decades in which artificial grass was often as...
| Sep 14, 2013
| 5:11 PM
Where can fantasy owners turn when their back-of-the-rotation starters are getting knocked around; killing their earned-run average and WHIP categories in the process? The bullpen, that's where. Staff writer Tim Hubbard looks at some set-up guys, not...
| Jun 6, 2013
| 5:08 PM
Hard-throwing right-handed pitcher Mark Appel of Stanford was taken No. 1 by the Houston Astros on Thursday with the opening pick in major league baseball's first-year player draft.
The 6-foot-5 Appel turned down the Pittsburgh Pirates last year after...
| May 25, 2013
| 2:15 PM
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Billy Buckner threw five shutout innings in his Angels debut, and Hank Conger and Josh Hamilton each homered in a 7-0 victory over the Kansas City Royals on Saturday at Kauffman Stadium, extending the Angels’ winning streak to...
| May 14, 2013
| 9:48 AM
Join Times Dodgers blogger Steve Dilbeck and Angels writer Mike DiGiovanna at 11:30 a.m. to discuss the horrible start each team is off to.
The Dodgers lost to Washington, 6-2, Monday night, and as Times writer Kevin Baxter wrote,
"That ended a...