| Sep 12, 2013
| 9:55 PM
TORONTO — In the final weeks of a frustrating season, the Angels are starting to have some fun.
Garrett Richards pitched 6 2/3 innings for his third straight win, Kole Calhoun hit a solo home run and the Angels beat the Toronto Blue Jays, 4-3,...
| Sep 11, 2013
| 9:09 PM
TORONTO — There are plenty of things that haven't gone right for the Angels this season. One that has is starter C.J. Wilson.
Kole Calhoun hit a tiebreaking sacrifice fly in the eighth inning, Wilson won his eighth consecutive decision and the...
| Sep 11, 2013
| 5:35 PM
Like many great romances, Major League Baseball's love affair with AstroTurf was born in experimentation, applied in desperation and appreciated best in moderation.
Now comes its expiration.
After five decades in which artificial grass was often as...
| Sep 10, 2013
| 8:49 PM
Mark Trumbo didn't just get a hit all five times he stepped to the plate Tuesday night. He circled the bases every time, too.
Trumbo matched a team record with four extra-base hits, including back-to-back home runs with Josh Hamilton, and Chris Iannetta...
| Aug 4, 2013
| 9:36 PM
If you had to choose a two-inning sample that is emblematic of the way things have gone for the Angels this season, the last two innings of Sunday's 6-5 loss to the Toronto Blue Jays would be a good choice.
Leading by three runs with five outs to go,...
| Jul 22, 2013
| 9:33 PM
TORONTO — Matt Kemp soon could be back on the disabled list.
Over the next day or two, the Dodgers' medical staff will determine whether a sprained left ankle will require that Kemp be put on the disabled list for the third time this season. Kemp'...
| Jul 23, 2013
| 10:14 PM
TORONTO — Their starting pitcher failed to complete five innings. Their new reliever showed why his previous team got rid of him. They trailed by five runs and were down to their last nine outs.
Still, the Dodgers won. And the way they told it...
| Jul 25, 2013
| 10:55 PM
Maybe they’re just a good road team.
Fresh off winning six away from home, the Dodgers flew to Los Angeles from Toronto early in the morning, nestled into their beds about 5 a.m., and then went out and fell flat.
They never led Thursday, never...
| Jul 26, 2013
| 11:09 PM
Hanley Ramirez has waited his entire career to feel what he's feeling now.
"That's it right there," Ramirez said. "That's the feeling."
Two months in advance, Ramirez has been offered a glimpse of what it's like to play October baseball. If what he...
| Jul 23, 2013
| 7:55 PM
Everyone else in the National League West just quit right now.
The Dodgers clearly have been possessed, and why would you want to mess with forces you cannot understand?
The first-place Dodgers continued their astounding turnaround Tuesday, overcoming...
| Jul 19, 2013
| 6:30 PM
Carlos Delgado didn't retire as a Toronto Blue Jay. But he'll forever be remembered as one after the franchise inducts him into its Level of Excellence on Sunday before the team's game with the Tampa Bay Rays.
Delgado will be the 10th member of the...