| Jul 14, 2013
| 8:22 PM
With one final power surge before the All-Star break, first baseman Chris Davis earned a place in the record book.
Davis hit his 37th home run to tie the American League record for home runs before the break, and the Baltimore Orioles cruised past the...
| Jul 16, 2013
| 8:26 PM
NEW YORK — Mariano Rivera pitched a perfect eighth inning in his final All-Star appearance, Jose Bautista, J.J. Hardy and Jason Kipnis drove in runs to back a night of pulsating pitching, and the American League beat the National League 3-0...
| Jul 16, 2013
| 10:52 PM
NEW YORK — He stood alone, atop the mound, atop a city, atop his profession.
The fans gave him a standing ovation. So did the players, on both teams, from the top step of each dugout. Mariano Rivera touched his cap to his heart, waved it at the...
| Aug 3, 2013
| 3:33 PM
No position player has been selected league most valuable player after appearing in fewer than 116 games in a nonstrike season. But by the time voters begin casting their ballots at the end of this season, the Dodgers' Hanley Ramirez may be worthy of...
| Aug 16, 2013
| 7:00 AM
It's a scholastic rite of passage for every California fourth-grader: studying the history of the Spanish Catholic missions and the life of Father Junípero Serra.
Steven W. Hackel remembers the drill.
"We were taught that Father Serra was a good,...
| Aug 18, 2013
| 2:50 PM
Angels star outfielder Mike Trout left Sunday's game against the Houston Astros after five innings because of what the team said was tightness in his right hamstring.
Trout singled and doubled in his first two at-bats Sunday, then flied out in his...
| 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-...
| Jul 6, 2013
| 5:13 PM
Dodgers left-hander Clayton Kershaw will be making his third consecutive All-Star game appearance and Angels outfielder Mike Trout his second.
And rookie sensation Yasiel Puig of the Dodgers still has a chance of making his first.
Puig, who has played...
| Nov 2, 2012
| 12:17 PM
Unbuckling the mailbag:
Question: I completely understand that you are the biggest USC honk in the land, but… the whole rest of the country is jumping on the ND bandwagon and you are being dragged behind in the dust. When are you going to give the...
| Nov 12, 2012
| 6:51 PM
It was not news that Mike Trout was selected American League rookie of the year Monday. It was a given.
If you are a baseball fan and don't know about Trout, then you aren't a baseball fan. He arrived on the scene to stay on April 28. The Angels had...
| Oct 2, 2012
There's no quit here, although I can only imagine how many folks wish I was on the verge of elimination.
Before Monday's all-important Dodger game, I go to the clubhouse to remind Andre Ethier how important he is to the team.
It's a discussion that will...