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  • Cardinals rookie Kolten Wong begins life after the pickoff

    Cardinals rookie Kolten Wong begins life after the pickoff
    ST. LOUIS – In the ninth inning, the manager called for a pinch-runner. The pinch-runner was playing in his first World Series. He took first base. He took his lead. And, with all of America watching him for the first time in his life, he was...
  • MLB to court: Bud Selig rejected A's proposed move to San Jose

    MLB to court: Bud Selig rejected A's proposed move to San Jose
    Commissioner Bud Selig told the Oakland Athletics six months ago that they would not be allowed to move to San Jose, attorneys for Major League Baseball said in a court filing Friday. The formal notification letter was not included in the filing, but...
  • Chase Headley expected to stay with San Diego Padres

    Chase Headley expected to stay with San Diego Padres
    ORLANDO, Fla. — The San Diego Padres expect to retain third baseman Chase Headley, a person familiar with the team's thinking said Sunday at baseball's winter meetings. Headley is eligible for free agency after next season. He and the Padres...
  • Agent believes Dodgers' Matt Kemp will be traded

    Agent believes Dodgers' Matt Kemp will be traded
    LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. — Matt Kemp doesn't want to go anywhere, but his agent is convinced the Dodgers will trade him this off-season. "I'd be surprised if it doesn't happen," said Dave Stewart, the former major league pitcher who represents Kemp....
  • Tony La Russa, Bobby Cox, Joe Torre elected to baseball Hall of Fame

    Tony La Russa, Bobby Cox, Joe Torre elected to baseball Hall of Fame
    LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. -- Tony La Russa, Bobby Cox  and Joe Torre -- three of baseball’s most decorated managers -- were unanimously selected Monday for induction to the Hall of Fame. The announcement sets the stage for what could be one of the...
  • Athletics trade Brett Anderson to Rockies

    Athletics trade Brett Anderson to Rockies
    The Oakland Athletics traded left-hander Brett Anderson to the Colorado Rockies on Tuesday for left-hander Drew Pomeranz and minor league right-hander Chris Jensen. The Rockies also are receiving cash in the deal. Anderson will be paid $8 million next...
  • 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....
  • What's wrong with box-office projections? 'Gravity' boosts 3-D.

    What's wrong with box-office projections? 'Gravity' boosts 3-D.
    After the coffee. Before trying to fix parking at Dodger Stadium. The Skinny: I'm a little groggy today, but it's for a good reason: I was at the Dodgers game last night. It was a great experience except for leaving the stadium. I'm not the first to...
  • Albert Pujols moves to disabled list with ligament tear in foot

    Albert Pujols moves to disabled list with ligament tear in foot
    OAKLAND -- Albert Pujols has partially torn the plantar fascia ligament in his left foot and was placed on the 15-day disabled list Sunday morning. The injury is expected to sideline the Angels slugger for several weeks and possibly for the rest of the...
  • Angels blow five-run lead in ugly 10-6 loss to Athletics

    Angels blow five-run lead in ugly 10-6 loss to Athletics
    OAKLAND -- A day that began with bad news got even worse for the Angels, who lost slugger Albert Pujols -- probably for the season -- in the morning and blew a five-run lead in an unsightly 10-6 loss to the Oakland Athletics on Sunday afternoon. A...
  • San Francisco offers lessons to L.A. on quake retrofitting

    San Francisco offers lessons to L.A. on quake retrofitting
    SAN FRANCISCO — When officials were trying to sell the most sweeping earthquake regulations in a generation, they weren't afraid to play off the pride many residents feel about their city. Unless thousands of apartments with weak first floors were...