| Nov 20, 2013
| 1:30 PM
Shawn Tolleson, one day the Dodgers’ great pitching prospect — the next claimed off waivers?
It's true, the latter certainly on the surprising side. The Dodgers announced Wednesday that Tolleson had been claimed on waivers by the Texas...
| Nov 12, 2013
| 3:31 PM
ZACK GREINKE, 30, starting pitcher
Final 2013 stats: 15-4, 2.63 ERA, 1.11 WHIP, .234 opponent batting average, 7.5 strikeouts per nine innings in 28 starts (177 2/3 innings).
Contract status: Next season will be the second of his six-year, $147-...
| Nov 9, 2013
| 3:49 PM
JOSH BECKETT, 33, starting pitcher
Final 2013 stats: 0-5, 5.19 ERA, 1.50 WHIP, .289 opponents batting average, 8.5 strikeouts per nine innings in 43 1/3 innings of eight starts.
Contract status: Last year of four-year deal at $17 million.
| Nov 7, 2013
| 8:26 AM
The Angels have agreed to terms with starting pitcher Chris Volstad, 27, on a minor league deal that includes an invitation to spring training, an early off-season move that might not bode well for the future of pitchers Jerome Williams and Tommy Hanson...
| Nov 19, 2013
| 10:56 PM
Marc Janko scored in the 33rd minute Tuesday after lax defensive marking, and the United States' men's soccer team ended a record-setting year with a 1-0 loss to Austria at Vienna.
Hungarian referee Istan Vad failed to allow a goal for the United States...
| Nov 6, 2013
| 12:55 PM
With one Eckstein in the house, could another follow?
The Angels are expected to add Rick Eckstein to their coaching staff. Eckstein, the former hitting coach of the Washington Nationals, is the older brother of David Eckstein, the shortstop on the...
| Nov 4, 2013
| 10:53 AM
World Series MVP David Ortiz needed encouragement to keep from shaving his beard this season. Boston Red Sox teammate Shane Victorino struggled just to grow his.
Neither of them had a problem with ridding themselves of the facial hair Monday during a...
| Nov 5, 2013
| 3:06 PM
Gary DiSarcina, named the Angels’ third-base coach on Tuesday, recently interviewed for the Seattle Mariners’ manager job, and Angels Manager Mike Scioscia said “there’s no doubt in my mind Gary will manage in the big leagues.&...
| Nov 1, 2013
| 1:53 PM
In a sign of confidence Derek Jeter will return to shortstop next season, the New York Yankees agreed Friday to a $12 million, one-year contract with their captain.
Jeter, who turns 40 next June, was limited to 17 games this year after breaking his...
| Oct 30, 2013
| 10:56 PM
BOSTON — At the end of the fourth inning Wednesday night, the Boston Police Department issued a statement reporting that the bars in the Kenmore Square area were filled and telling people without game tickets to leave the area.
The sense of...
| Oct 28, 2013
| 2:43 PM
Bill Plaschke’s favorite radio program is about to return.
Less than two weeks after the Dodgers’ elimination from the postseason, Dodger Talk will be back on 570 AM.
Kevin Kennedy and David Vassegh will co-host the program, which will air...