| Nov 12, 2013
| 4:33 PM
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...
| Nov 13, 2013
| 12:44 PM
No more Shredder, no more head-first dives into first base, no more carpool buddies?
Sad but true, the Dodgers on Wednesday unexpectedly lost their first free agent of the off-season when the Oakland A’s announced they had signed versatile...
| Nov 14, 2013
| 3:59 PM
Mike Trout might be the best player in baseball. He might even win a most valuable player one of these years.
This was not the year, again. For the second consecutive season, Detroit Tigers slugger Miguel Cabrera beat the Angels outfielder for the...
| Dec 9, 2013
| 7:33 AM
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...
| Dec 10, 2013
| 4:42 PM
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...
| Dec 11, 2013
| 7:49 PM
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....
| Sep 15, 2013
| 4:53 PM
Max Scherzer could only watch as the lead, and another shot at his 20th victory, slipped away.
The Detroit right-hander didn't mind, especially once Alex Avila's home run put the Tigers ahead again moments later.
Avila hit two home runs, including a...
| Sep 16, 2013
| 10:54 PM
OAKLAND — The Angels' pursuit of pitching this winter will likely extend to the Far East, where a significant rotation boost could be acquired without having to trade players such as Mark Trumbo or Howie Kendrick.
The Angels, who beat the...
| Sep 16, 2013
| 11:39 PM
OAKLAND -- Angels Manager Mike Scioscia reacted incredulously Monday night when told that the original estimate on Mike Trout’s eighth-inning home run, which bounced off the window of a luxury box high above the center-field wall in the Oakland...
| Sep 17, 2013
| 6:51 PM
OAKLAND — The distance of Mike Trout’s home run off the window of a luxury suite high above the center-field wall in the Oakland Coliseum on Monday night, originally estimated at 421 feet, was bumped to 452 feet by ESPN’s Home Run...
| Sep 17, 2013
| 11:26 PM
OAKLAND — The Angels can't come close to matching the Oakland Athletics in volume of talented young starting pitchers, but in Garrett Richards, they have an arm that can cut into the deficit.
Richards, mixing a 94-mph fastball with a sharp...