| Sep 23, 2013
| 10:44 PM
Their second consecutive division title secured Sunday, the Oakland Athletics have set their sights on the best record in the American League, which would assure home-field advantage throughout the post-season and a first-round series against the wild-...
| Sep 22, 2013
| 5:39 PM
Coco Crisp hit a three-run home run, Daric Barton and Jed Lowrie each had a solo shot and the Oakland Athletics wrapped up their second American League West title in a row even before overpowering the Minnesota Twins, 11-7, Sunday.
The A's clinched...
| 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...
| Jul 19, 2013
| 11:35 PM
There was a sense of urgency in the Angels clubhouse Friday that didn't seem to exist in April, May, June and early July. Coming out of the All-Star break with an 11-game deficit and division-leading Oakland in town may have been just the jolt the club...
| Jun 17, 2013
| 9:30 AM
Former UCLA pitcher Gerrit Cole has achieved historical significance … in just two starts.
Cole, who made his major league debut with the Pittsburgh Pirates last week, is the first to beat Cy Young winners in his first two starts, according to...
| Jul 15, 2013
| 8:05 PM
Several of Major League Baseball's heavy hitters were transformed into indiscriminate memorabilia dealers Monday night, and Yoenis Cespedes made the biggest hit among fans attending the major league home run derby at Citi Field in Flushing, N.Y.
| Jul 21, 2013
| 3:42 PM
Another shaky start by Jerome Williams and three throwing errors led to a clunker of a game Sunday for the Angels, who lost to Oakland, 6-0, at Angel Stadium to fall 10 games behind the Athletics in the American League West.
Williams (5-6) was tagged...
| Jul 15, 2013
| 10:06 PM
NEW YORK — For the pride of Cuba, and for the excitement of America, this is the home run derby we would like to see: Yoenis Cespedes versus Yasiel Puig.
Cespedes won the All-Star game home run derby Monday, beating Bryce Harper in the final...
| Jul 30, 2013
| 10:44 PM
ARLINGTON, Texas — Less than 24 hours before Wednesday's 1p.m. PDT nonwaiver trade deadline, rumors were flying about the Angels, who began Tuesday 14 games back in the American League West and in selling mode.
The St. Louis Cardinals, with a...
| Jul 22, 2013
| 9:02 PM
News of Ryan Braun's suspension from baseball hit at an interesting time for the Angels — the day after they faced Bartolo Colon.
Like Braun, Colon tested positive for a performance-enhancing drug last season. Braun successfully appealed his case;...
| Jul 27, 2013
| 4:05 PM
Players turn their backs on Braun
Milwaukee Brewers slugger Ryan Braun is getting no love from his peers after agreeing last week to a season-ending 65-game suspension for using performance-enhancing drugs.
Although none of Braun's teammates have...