| Jul 11, 2013
| 6:39 AM
Former Dodgers slugger Manny Ramirez is back in North America after his Taiwanese baseball adventure, but there's something different about him.
No, he's still washed up, but his trademark dreadlocks are now gone.
As part of his minor league deal with...
| Jul 2, 2013
| 8:19 PM
The great thing about baseball is that it's a mass of imponderables. How can Josh Hamilton be paid $17 million this year and hit .223? Why is a team with a $216-million payroll sitting nearly last in its division? (I'm looking at you, Dodgers.)
| Jul 3, 2013
| 8:53 PM
Josh Hamilton would not flat-out deny that he has resumed using smokeless tobacco when pressed on the matter again Wednesday, but the Angels right fielder went to great lengths to contain speculation about the issue.
“I just don’t have any...
| Jul 7, 2013
| 5:13 PM
Right-hander Lance Lynn outpitched Miami Marlins All-Star Jose Fernandez (5-5) for his 11th victory and Matt Holliday hit a home run for the St. Louis Cardinals in a 3-2 victory Sunday that wrapped up a three-game sweep.
Lynn (11-3) struck out seven...
| Jul 6, 2013
| 6:18 PM
By one admittedly imperfect measure, Josh Hamilton is the most popular player in baseball history.
Hamilton got a record 11 million votes in All-Star balloting last year. No one has attracted so many votes — not Ken Griffey Jr., not Albert Pujols,...
| Jun 25, 2013
| 4:42 PM
DETROIT — The Angels entered Tuesday night’s game against the Detroit Tigers in Comerica Park with a 33-43 record and an 11-game deficit in the American League West, figures that baffle Tigers right fielder Torii Hunter, the former Angels star...
| Jun 19, 2013
| 3:44 PM
One night after he accounted for eight outs, with three double-play grounders and two strikeouts in a 3-2 loss to Seattle, Josh Hamilton was dropped from the second spot in the order to seventh for Wednesday night’s game against the Mariners....
| Jun 14, 2013
| 5:59 PM
The Colorado Rockies placed Troy Tulowitzki on the disabled list Friday, and the star shortstop could sit out up to six weeks because of a broken rib.
An MRI taken Thursday night revealed a right rib fracture, the team reported. Tulowitzki was injured...
| Jun 8, 2013
| 9:37 AM
BOSTON -- In a second attempt to jump-start Josh Hamilton’s lifeless bat, Angels Manager Mike Scioscia moved the struggling right fielder from the fifth spot in the batting order to the second spot -- between Mike Trout and Albert Pujols -- for...
| Jul 2, 2013
| 8:24 AM
Lance Berkman probably realizes that any kind of injury to a surgically repaired body part isn't a laughing matter.
But the Texas Rangers designated hitter seems to be keeping a sense of humor about the knee injury that was aggravated last Thursday when...
| Jun 8, 2013
| 10:16 AM
BOSTON -- Almost two years since he last played in the big leagues, veteran outfielder Brad Hawpe, who sat out most of 2012 while recovering from Tommy John surgery, buttoned up a big league jersey Saturday morning in the Angels’ Fenway Park...