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  • Angels add Rick Eckstein to coaching staff

    Angels add Rick Eckstein to coaching staff
    The Angels hired former Washington Nationals hitting coach Rick Eckstein as their major league player information coach, a newly created position that will combine elements of scouting and on-field coaching. In a team-issued release, Manager Mike...
  • Dodgers reach deal with potential No. 5 starter Dan Haren

    Dodgers reach deal with potential No. 5 starter Dan Haren
    The Dodgers have reached an agreement on a one-year deal with Dan Haren, according to a person familiar with the situation who spoke on the condition of anonymity because the contract won’t be finalized until the right-hander undergoes a physical...
  • Dan Haren signing official, and Dodgers' pitching pursuit isn't over

    Dan Haren signing official, and Dodgers' pitching pursuit isn't over
    The signing of Dan Haren won't prevent the Dodgers from pursuing Japanese right-hander Masahiro Tanaka, General Manager Ned Colletti intimated Monday. Although Colletti didn't mention Tanaka by name, he said, "If something else comes our way, we'll take...
  • Carlos Beltran going to the New York Yankees

     Carlos Beltran going to the New York Yankees
    Free-agent outfielder Carlos Beltran and the New York Yankees have agreed to a $45-million, three-year contract, according to two people familiar with the negotiations. The agreement was subject to a physical, according to people who spoke to the...
  • Lewis Yocum dies at 65; Angels team doctor

    Lewis Yocum dies at 65; Angels team doctor
    Dr. Lewis Yocum, the longtime Angels team physician and nationally renowned orthopedic surgeon who saved or extended the careers of hundreds of major league baseball players, died Saturday after quietly battling liver cancer. He was 65. Yocum, who was...
  • A.J. Ellis has five RBIs to lead Dodgers past Blue Jays, 14-5

    A.J. Ellis has five RBIs to lead Dodgers past Blue Jays, 14-5
    And on it goes, the Dodgers – yawn – winning again, setting a season-high this, a career-high that. Despite Matt Kemp's being out with a sprained ankle and Yasiel Puig still acting mortal (at least at the plate), the Dodgers kept rolling...
  • Andre Ethier powers Dodgers past Nationals, 3-2

    Andre Ethier powers Dodgers past Nationals, 3-2
    WASHINGTON — About month and a half ago, Andre Ethier spoke to Dodgers Manager Don Mattingly and the hitting coaches about how he wasn't making solid contact with the ball. In that meeting, the group set a modest goal for the then-slumping...
  • Dodgers look like fall guys in win

    Dodgers look like fall guys in win
    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...
  • Dodgers would appear to have a playoff pitching edge

    Dodgers would appear to have a playoff pitching edge
    The Dodgers could have a huge playoff edge, and it has nothing to do with home field. With one month to play, the National League playoff field looks like this: The Dodgers as NL West champions, the Atlanta Braves as NL East champions, and the...
  • Baseball fantasy world: Relievers can make up for poor starters

    Baseball fantasy world: Relievers can make up for poor starters
    Where can fantasy owners turn when their back-of-the-rotation starters are getting knocked around; killing their earned-run average and WHIP categories in the process? The bullpen, that's where. Staff writer Tim Hubbard looks at some set-up guys, not...
  • Chad Cordero comeback stalls; Angels hope it isn't over

    Chad Cordero comeback stalls; Angels hope it isn't over
    OAKLAND — Chad Cordero was not among the final September callups for the Angels on Monday, but Manager Mike Scioscia hopes that doesn’t signal an end to the inspiring comeback of the former Washington Nationals closer and Cal State Fullerton...