Kole Calhoun has given the Angels consistent production in the leadoff spot, and Wednesday night, he drew a bases-loaded walk in the bottom of the eighth inning to lift the Angels to a 3-2 come-from-behind victory over the Baltimore Orioles.
Utility infielder Grant Green, whose ninth-inning, run-scoring single gave the Angels a 6-5 walk-off win over the Seattle Mariners on Sunday, was placed on the 15-day disabled list because of a lumbar strain on Wednesday, an injury he suffered working out in the weight room.
The trade the Dodgers completed Monday didn't involved Matt Kemp or any of their other high-priced outfielders.
Nobody wanted the 1984 Summer Olympics except Los Angeles and nobody here wanted to pay for them with public money, so Peter Ueberroth and the organizing committee he led had to drum up private donations and work without the safety net of government guarantees.
The Lakers have officially hired Byron Scott as their next coach, ending a search of almost three months by choosing a familiar name to Lakers followers.
Hey, hockey season’s over. So guess who’s hinting at a fresh alternative? The Dodgers are quietly starting to act like they want to offer an interesting season of their own, albeit without all the double overtime and Game 7 victories. Led by the pitching and hitting of Dan Haren, the Dodgers downed the Diamondbacks, 6-4, Saturday night before a Dodger Stadium crowd of 51,422. The victory was their fifth of their last seven games, and aided by the suddenly stumbling Giants, they are making something of a mini-move in the National League West. The Dodgers started the week 9 1/2 games back of the Giants in the National League West. But with the Giants losing five of their...