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  • Jim Fregosi dies at 71; first star player in Angels history

    Jim Fregosi dies at 71; first star player in Angels history
    Jim Fregosi, the first star player in Angels franchise history and the manager who guided them to their first American League West championship in 1979, died early Friday in a Miami hospital after suffering a stroke in the Cayman Islands. He was 71. His...
  • Former Angels manager and All-Star Jim Fregosi suffers stroke

    Former Angels manager and All-Star Jim Fregosi suffers stroke
    Former Angels manager and major league All-Star Jim Fregosi is hospitalized in Miami after suffering an apparent stroke while on a cruise for baseball fans. A spokeswoman for MSC Cruises says the 71-year-old Fregosi became ill Tuesday as the MSC...
  • In the year of '42,' a World Series with one African American player

    In the year of '42,' a World Series with one African American player
    ST. LOUIS -- In the year that the movie "42" dramatized the story of Jackie Robinson breaking baseball's color barrier, the number of African Americans playing in the World Series is the same as the number playing in the major leagues when Robinson made...
  • Dodgers' Clayton Kershaw wins NL Cy Young Award

    Dodgers' Clayton Kershaw wins NL Cy Young Award
    Dodgers ace Clayton Kershaw won his second National League Cy Young Award on Wednesday, joining Sandy Koufax as the only pitchers in franchise history to receive the honor more than once. Kershaw got 29 of the 30 first-place votes. He won in 2011 and...
  • Dodgers look pretty much the same, which isn't bad

    Dodgers look pretty much the same, which isn't bad
    LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. — The Dodgers left baseball's winter meetings Thursday with almost the same team as last season. They didn't trade Matt Kemp. They didn't trade for David Price. They didn't sign Juan Uribe or anyone else who could start at...
  • 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....
  • Two-time Cy Young winner Roy Halladay retires after 16 seasons

    Two-time Cy Young winner Roy Halladay retires after 16 seasons
    Roy Halladay will never appear in the World Series. Still, he left behind a list of accomplishments that not many other major league pitchers can boast when he retired Monday after 16 seasons -- 12 with Toronto and the final four with Philadelphia....
  • Oddmakers like Dodgers to win World Series, but is that a good thing?

    Oddmakers like Dodgers to win World Series, but is that a good thing?
    Despite a hole in the infield and a depleted bench, the Dodgers already have the makeup of a playoff team. And with pitching a key factor in postseason success, it's not surprising that bookies are listing the Clayton Kershaw-led Dodgers as favorites to...
  • Dodgers are cashing in: Named MLB 'Club Retailer of the Year'

    Dodgers are cashing in: Named MLB 'Club Retailer of the Year'
    And among other things, you buy lots of Dodgers’ stuff. Lots and lots of Dodgers’ stuff. So much stuff, that the Dodgers were named the "Club Retailer of the Year" by Major League Baseball Properties. I’d never heard of it either....
  • ADD drug use continues to rise among MLB players

    ADD drug use continues to rise among MLB players
    The authorized use of drugs to treat attention deficit disorder continues to rise among Major League Baseball players, according to statistics included in a report released Friday. MLB players received a record 119 exemptions to use ADD drugs last...
  • Joba Chamberlain agrees to contract with Detroit Tigers

    Joba Chamberlain agrees to contract with Detroit Tigers
    The Detroit Tigers accomplished another goal during their busy off-season, adding depth to their bullpen with Joba Chamberlain. Chamberlain and the Tigers agreed to terms on a one-year contract, according to a person familiar with the negotiations....