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  • Baseball to eliminate home plate collisions by 2015

    Baseball to eliminate home plate collisions by 2015
    Remember all those time Mike Scioscia blocked the plate when he was with the Dodgers? The time Jack Clark almost knocked him unconscious when barreling over him during a Dodgers-Cardinals game? The time Dave Parker blasted into Steve Yeager (who held onto...
  • Angels have sights set on Matt Garza and Raul Ibanez

    Angels have sights set on Matt Garza and Raul Ibanez
    LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. — The Angels would be pleased to sign Matt Garza and Raul Ibanez and call it a winter. Garza would join Jered Weaver and C.J. Wilson atop the starting rotation, followed by youngsters Garrett Richards and Tyler Skaggs....
  • Sidearm-throwing Joe Smith adds new dimension to Angels bullpen

    Sidearm-throwing Joe Smith adds new dimension to Angels bullpen
    The Angels added some variety to a bullpen filled with power arms and an effective weapon against left-handed hitters with last week’s signing of sidearm-throwing right-hander Joe Smith to a three-year, $15.75-million deal. Smith, the former...
  • Angels add Rick Eckstein to coaching staff

    Angels add Rick Eckstein to coaching staff
    The Angels hired former Washington Nationals hitting coach Rick Eckstein as their major league player information coach, a newly created position that will combine elements of scouting and on-field coaching. In a team-issued release, Manager Mike...
  • Cleveland Indians' Terry Francona is AL manager of year

    Cleveland Indians' Terry Francona is AL manager of year
    Terry Francona, who led the Cleveland Indians to their first playoff berth in six years, was honored Tuesday as American League manager of the year. Francona had never received a first-place vote in previous years, even when he led the Boston Red Sox to...
  • Angels name former shortstop Gary DiSarcina as third-base coach

    Angels name former shortstop Gary DiSarcina as third-base coach
    The Angels named former shortstop Gary DiSarcina as their third-base coach on Tuesday, marking the third time in five years that DiSarcina, whom many believe will manage in the big leagues some day, has bounced between the Boston Red Sox and Angels...
  • Angels' Gary DiSarcina wants to be baseball's best third-base coach

    Angels' Gary DiSarcina wants to be baseball's best third-base coach
    Gary DiSarcina, named the Angels’ third-base coach on Tuesday, recently interviewed for the Seattle Mariners’ manager job, and Angels Manager Mike Scioscia said “there’s no doubt in my mind Gary will manage in the big leagues.&...
  • Letters: Dodgers try to manage a crisis

    Letters: Dodgers try to manage a crisis
    The answer to the Dodgers' managerial question is obvious. Sign Don Mattingly to a long-term deal and shore up his only shortcoming by hiring as his bench coach the one man who never has made an in-game decision that didn't work out: Bill Plaschke. Bart...
  • Joe Blanton will return to Angels' rotation on Tuesday

    Joe Blanton will return to Angels' rotation on Tuesday
    An off day last week allowed the Angels to skip Joe Blanton’s turn the last time through their rotation. But Manager Mike Scioscia said the right-hander, who leads the majors with 10 losses and 111 hits allowed, will return to the mound Tuesday...
  • J.B. Shuck makes one of the great catches in Angels history

    J.B. Shuck makes one of the great catches in Angels history
    The day after one of the greatest catches in Angel Stadium history, the discussion Saturday was if it was the best ever by an Angel. Manager Mike Scioscia said no, ranking J.B. Shuck's fourth-inning robbery of Jose Bautista's home run — in which...
  • Jered Weaver and Angels hold off Blue Jays, 7-3

    Jered Weaver and Angels hold off Blue Jays, 7-3
    The Angels had a chance Saturday to know they're not alone in the company of teams performing short of expectations. The last-place Toronto Blue Jays went as far as showing their partner in suffering that things could be even worse. In a 7-3 Angels'...