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  • Ian Kinsler surpasses Josh Hamilton as most despised man in Texas

    Ian Kinsler surpasses Josh Hamilton as most despised man in Texas
    TEMPE, Ariz.—There was a bit of a silver lining for Angels outfielder Josh Hamilton in an ESPN the Magazine piece in which Detroit second baseman Ian Kinsler torched his former general manager in Texas, calling Jon Daniels “a sleazeball”...
  • Angels defeat Diamondbacks in spring training, 3-2

    Angels defeat Diamondbacks in spring training, 3-2
    Angels 3, Arizona 2 AT THE PLATE: The Angels took advantage of wild pick-off attempts to score their first two runs. Leadoff man Kole Calhoun, who drew two walks, took third base on Eury De La Rosa's errant throw past first base and scored on J.B....
  • MLB takes hardball out of baseball

     MLB takes hardball out of baseball
    In the bottom of the 12th inning during Major League Baseball's All-Star Game in 1970, a spectacular collision took place at home plate. The National League's Pete Rose smashed into American League catcher Ray Fosse, hurling him backward into the dirt....
  • Dodgers and Diamondbacks to test each other as Cactus League opens

    Dodgers and Diamondbacks to test each other as Cactus League opens
    As the Cactus League opens for play Wednesday, the most immediate story line is not difficult to determine: Is there really a rivalry between the Dodgers and the Arizona Diamondbacks? The Dodgers won the National League West. The Diamondbacks complained...
  • Angels' Josh Hamilton on crutches after calf injury

    Angels' Josh Hamilton on crutches after calf injury
    The Angels have yet to play an exhibition game, and yet two of their stars left the field Tuesday because of injury. Outfielder Josh Hamilton left the clubhouse on crutches after injuring his left calf during a baserunning drill. An MRI examination...
  • Angels are optimistic Josh Hamilton will be ready by opening day

    Angels are optimistic Josh Hamilton will be ready by opening day
    TEMPE, Ariz. -- The Angels open the season March 31. Will Josh Hamilton be ready? We're optimistic he will be," Manager Mike Scioscia said Wednesday. Hamilton strained his left calf Tuesday. Scioscia confirmed the expected, that the left fielder would...
  • Angels' Josh Hamilton on crutches after straining calf

    Angels' Josh Hamilton on crutches after straining calf
    TEMPE, Ariz. — So much for Josh Hamilton papering over the memory of a disappointing season with a monster spring training. The Angels open Cactus League play Friday, but it could be weeks before their left fielder joins the lineup. On Tuesday, he...
  • Baseball's new replay system may be great, but reviews aren't in yet

    Baseball's new replay system may be great, but reviews aren't in yet
    During his six seasons as a coach for the San Diego Padres, Rick Renteria frequently reviewed videotape of what he believed were umpires' questionable calls. That experience led him to one unmistakable conclusion: Major League Baseball umpires are not...
  • Grapefruit League starts with old college try

    Grapefruit League starts with old college try
    The first story line of the exhibition season: Can a college kid upstage the New York Yankees? No, seriously. The Yankees open the Grapefruit League season Tuesday against Florida State, and the Seminoles' roster includes Heisman Trophy winner Jameis...
  • New Major League Baseball rule limits home-plate collisions

     New Major League Baseball rule limits home-plate collisions
    NEW YORK — Rather than ban home-plate collisions, Major League Baseball and its players have adopted a rule limiting them. In what both sides said was a one-year experiment, the rule allows collisions if the catcher has the ball and is blocking...
  • 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...