| Sep 30, 2013
| 2:02 PM
Dale Sveum went 127-197 in his two years as Chicago Cubs manager -- with more losses than in any other two-year period in the team's history -- but that's not why he lost his job Monday, according to President of Baseball Operations Theo Epstein....
| Sep 30, 2013
| 2:14 PM
In a move that positions him as the favorite to become Major League Baseball's next commissioner, Rob Manfred was selected Monday as chief operating officer.
Commissioner Bud Selig, who made the appointment, has not had a second-in-command since he...
| Sep 29, 2013
| 12:47 PM
ARLINGTON, Texas — Mike Trout essentially conceded the American League most valuable player award to Detroit Tigers slugger Miguel Cabrera on Sunday, acknowledging that the Angels’ failure to make the playoffs will relegate him to a second-...
| Sep 27, 2013
| 4:36 PM
The Toronto Blue Jays are baseball's most disappointing team. Their general manager will return next season.
The Philadelphia Phillies doubled down on expensive contracts for older players, then produced their worst season in 13 years. Their general...
| Sep 21, 2013
| 5:58 PM
Statistics through Friday's game. Last week's rankings in parentheses:
SOMEBODY'S GONNA WIN AN EMMY….
1. BOSTON "Pawn Stars" Team turns discarded items (Victorino et al) into gold (1)
2. OAKLAND "Traffic Light" No AL team has allowed fewer...
| 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 24, 2013
| 4:33 PM
The Dodgers had trouble getting it started Saturday afternoon, both on the mound and at the plate.
They fell behind 4-0 in the top of the first and then didn’t manage to push a run of their own across until the eighth.
It didn’t make for...
| 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 6, 2013
| 11:27 PM
The American League most valuable player debate is heating up, with Baltimore's Chris Davis muscling his way into the conversation with Angels center fielder Mike Trout and Detroit slugger Miguel Cabrera.
"Yeah, here we go again," said Trout, who won...
| Aug 9, 2013
| 9:09 PM
Clayton Kershaw for most valuable player? His manager won't be leading the campaign.
With the National League lacking a dominant offensive player along the lines of Miguel Cabrera or Mike Trout, Kershaw has emerged as a candidate in a field of solid but...