| Apr 21, 2014
| 4:33 PM
WASHINGTON — Bryce Harper and Mike Trout have been linked for years, from the amount of hype attached to them as amateurs, to being called up to the big leagues for good on the same day in 2012, winning rookie-of-the-year awards that season and...
| Apr 20, 2014
| 4:10 PM
DETROIT — Mike Trout was 20 and Bryce Harper was 19 when they played for the Scottsdale Scorpions in the Arizona Fall League in 2011. Neither had set foot in the big leagues by then, but it was clear to Angels catcher Hank Conger, a Scorpions...
| Apr 19, 2014
| 7:25 PM
Washington's Bryce Harper was pulled from Saturday's game against St. Louis by Manager Matt Williams for lack of hustle.
Harper hit the ball to the mound, jogged to first base and took a right turn to the dugout before getting halfway down the...
| Apr 12, 2014
| 5:37 PM
Statistics through Friday.
1.MILWAUKEE: Brewers have won 7 in a row thanks to baseball's best pitching staff (1.86 ERA, two shutouts)
2.WASHINGTON: Nationals have scored a league-high 27 runs from the seventh inning on.
3.DODGERS: Dodgers top MLB in...
| Apr 11, 2014
| 1:42 PM
The best record in the major leagues as of Friday morning was shared by the Milwaukee Brewers and the Washington Nationals. Each team was atop its division with a 7-2 mark.
Sure, we’re barely a week into the new season, but so far those two...
| Apr 6, 2014
| 5:35 PM
New York Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter had two hits Sunday against Toronto, moving into sole possession of eighth place on baseball's all-time list. Jeter's single to right field in the fourth inning was the 3,320th hit of his career and broke a tie...
| Mar 30, 2014
| 6:42 PM
The name is familiar, but the title is not. The Angels hired Rick Eckstein, the older brother of former World Series-winning Angels shortstop David Eckstein, as their major league player information coach in November, which begs the question:
| Mar 28, 2014
| 6:00 AM
NEW YORK — Cable-television shows about baseball are as common this time of year as a slow-footed first baseman or a hard-throwing leftie.
But what about a series in which studio hosts drool over the big numbers a player puts up on…Twitter?...
| Mar 24, 2014
| 8:09 AM
Bryce Harper and Yasiel Puig have been described in many different ways during their young MLB careers: talented, cocky, spectacular, foolhardy, captivating, frustrating.
Some of their peers have another word for the two outfielders -- overrated.
| Mar 9, 2014
| 5:07 PM
PHOENIX — There's a massive painting hanging in a hallway of Dan Haren's home in Irvine that shows the pitcher, mid-windup, in the uniforms of the first four major league teams for which he played.
It was meant to be a memento of an All-Star...
| Feb 9, 2014
| 5:57 PM
Everyone expects the Dodgers to win. They did last year, and they just put up $215 million for Clayton Kershaw, to better their chance to win for many years to come.
No one expects the Angels to win. They sat out the playoffs last year — for the...