| Nov 4, 2013
| 9:12 PM
The Angels, as expected, did not extend a one-year, $14.1-million qualifying offer to pitcher Jason Vargas by Monday’s deadline, so they will not receive draft-pick compensation if the free-agent left-hander signs elsewhere.
| Nov 11, 2013
| 6:36 PM
ORLANDO, Fla. — When the general managers' meetings started Monday, the Dodgers and Angels still didn't know if or when one of their primary targets, Japanese right-hander Masahiro Tanaka, would be available this off-season.
Some clarity on the...
| Nov 13, 2013
| 3:36 PM
Max Scherzer, the only 20-game winner in the major leagues this season, was announced Wednesday as the winner of the American League Cy Young Award.
Scherzer went 21-3 with a 2.90 earned-run average for the AL Central champion Detroit Tigers. He...
| Nov 14, 2013
| 6:34 PM
ORLANDO, Fla. — Masahiro Tanaka's anticipated move to the United States could be in danger, as the Japanese right-hander appears to be caught in the middle of an escalating game of chicken between baseball officials on opposite sides of the world....
| Sep 8, 2013
| 1:10 PM
Manager Mike Scioscia loves the youthful exuberance that players such as third baseman Luis Jimenez and outfielder Collin Cowgill have brought to the injury-battered Angels, who have won 12 of 15 games entering Sunday’s series finale against the...
| Sep 8, 2013
| 4:31 PM
Hard-throwing reliever Tanner Scheppers snuffed out an Angels threat to tie the score in the eighth inning Sunday, and the Texas Rangers held on for a 4-3 victory at Angel Stadium.
Down by a run, Kole Calhoun, who hit a solo homer in the second, led off...
| Sep 14, 2013
| 5:11 PM
Bartolo Colon scattered seven hits over eight innings for the American League West-leading Oakland Athletics, who stretched their division lead over Texas to 51/2 games with a 1-0 victory over the Rangers and Yu Darvish on Saturday.
The A's won for...
| Sep 15, 2013
| 4:53 PM
Max Scherzer could only watch as the lead, and another shot at his 20th victory, slipped away.
The Detroit right-hander didn't mind, especially once Alex Avila's home run put the Tigers ahead again moments later.
Avila hit two home runs, including a...
| Sep 17, 2013
| 4:50 PM
Toronto Blue Jays slugger Edwin Encarnacion needs surgery on his left wrist and will sit out the remainder of the season.
All-Star left-hander Brett Cecil is also being shut down by the Blue Jays for the final 13 games because of a sore elbow....
| Sep 19, 2013
| 11:38 AM
Angels ace Jered Weaver, who experienced some forearm tightness last week, was scratched from Friday night’s scheduled start against the Seattle Mariners. The team did not issue a reason for the move.
Right-hander Matt Shoemaker, called up from...
| Sep 21, 2013
| 7:28 PM
As the calendar turned to September, with the Oakland Athletics in the heat of a pennant race, their general manager was half a world away.
Billy Beane was in Prague, and not on a scouting trip.
Baseball's most unconventional operation has done it...