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  • Deal to stiffen drug penalties gets positive reviews from MLB players

    Deal to stiffen drug penalties gets positive reviews from MLB players
    The agreement announced Friday between Major League Baseball and the players' union to stiffen penalties for those caught using performance-enhancing drugs was applauded by players who said they are tired of seeing the sport embarrassed by cheaters....
  • Angels lock up Mike Trout with six-year contract extension

    Angels lock up Mike Trout with six-year contract extension
    Albert Pujols made his major league debut at 22. Jered Weaver made his minor league debut at 22. Mike Trout just made $145 million at 22, and he set himself up to become the richest athlete in North American sports history. The best player in baseball...
  • C.J. Wilson hopes tougher sanctions put 'padlock' on steroid era

    C.J. Wilson hopes tougher sanctions put 'padlock' on steroid era
    On the day baseball once again toughened its drug policy, Angels pitcher C.J. Wilson said he hoped the latest revisions might put a stop to the use of performance-enhancing drugs within the sport. "Hopefully, this is really a padlock that kind of closes...
  • Dodgers President Stan Kasten frustrated by TV negotiations

    Dodgers President Stan Kasten frustrated by TV negotiations
    Dodgers President Stan Kasten was full of good news. The Dodgers have sold a record 35,000 season tickets. For the first time they will have sold 3 million tickets by their home opener. TV ratings were up 40% last year and are expected to rise again...
  • Angels are rolling, but can they carry it over?

    Angels are rolling, but can they carry it over?
    The Angels had a dismal spring last year, losing a major league-worst 20 games. And that lethargy carried over to a regular season in which the team spent just one day above .500. It's been a different story this spring, with the Angels' 7-5 win over...
  • Angels defeat Dodgers, 7-5, in Freeway Series opener

    Angels defeat Dodgers, 7-5, in Freeway Series opener
    AT THE PLATE: Hanley Ramirez doubled his spring home run total with a pair of solo shots — one to right, one to left — for the Dodgers. Dee Gordon got his fifth triple of the spring in the ninth. Kole Calhoun and Howie Kendrick each had two-...
  • Forbes now says Dodgers worth what Guggenheim paid for them

    Forbes now says Dodgers worth what Guggenheim paid for them
    Who says you don’t get what you paid for? Even if it takes a couple of years. Forbes has come out with its annual team valuations for Major League Baseball, and guess what the business magazine said the Dodgers are worth in 2014 -- $2 billion....
  • Angels defeat Oakland Athletics, 6-2, in exhibition

    Angels defeat Oakland Athletics, 6-2, in exhibition
    Angels 6, Athletics 2 AT THE PLATE: The Angels have won eight straight games and closed Cactus League play with a 17-10 record. Utility infield candidate Grant Green lined a two-run home run to left-center field in the seventh inning and is hitting .360...
  • Chone Figgins is cherishing his opportunity with the Dodgers

    Chone Figgins is cherishing his opportunity with the Dodgers
    For Chone Figgins, his reunion with the Angels in the Freeway Series will mark a triumph. Games against his former team used to a be painful reminder of what he left behind. Over the next three days, when the Dodgers and Angels face each other in...
  • Angels release pitcher Joe Blanton, swallow his $8.5-million contract

    Angels release pitcher Joe Blanton, swallow his $8.5-million contract
    PHOENIX — Angels fans won't have Joe Blanton to kick around anymore. The Angels released the struggling and oft-criticized right-hander on Wednesday and ate the remaining $8.5 million on his contract, a move that was probably more difficult for...
  • Angels release struggling right-hander Joe Blanton

    Angels release struggling right-hander Joe Blanton
    TEMPE, Ariz. — Angels fans won’t have Joe Blanton to kick around anymore. The Angels released the struggling right-hander Wednesday, eating the $8.5 million remaining on his contract. The Angels signed Blanton, 33, to a two-year, $15-million...