| Jul 6, 2013
| 2:58 PM
Staff writer Tim Hubbard looks at three former Angels starters who have had surprisingly strong first halves this season.
SP | Oakland
A Cy Young Award winner with the Angels in 2005, Colon landed on Billy Beane's doorstep in Oakland...
| Jul 6, 2013
| 5:13 PM
Dodgers left-hander Clayton Kershaw will be making his third consecutive All-Star game appearance and Angels outfielder Mike Trout his second.
And rookie sensation Yasiel Puig of the Dodgers still has a chance of making his first.
Puig, who has played...
| Jul 8, 2013
| 7:51 PM
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Bartolo Colon allowed one run over seven innings and the Oakland Athletics won for the ninth time in their past 12 games, beating the Pittsburgh Pirates 2-1 on Monday night.
The 40-year-old Colon (12-3) shook off a tough-luck...
| Jun 8, 2013
| 4:24 PM
Major League Baseball finds itself with a real dilemma in the Biogenesis scandal. It's not whether to suspend the 20-plus players who are implicated; it's when to drop the hammer and take the artificially enhanced players off the field.
| Apr 6, 2013
| 10:45 PM
Cycling--Paris-Roubaix, 7 a.m. (NBCSN)
NHL Hockey--St. Louis Blues at Detroit Red Wings, 11:30 a.m. (NBC); Minnesota Wild at Columbus Blue Jackets, 5 p.m. (FXSP); New Jersey Devils at Buffalo Sabres, 6:30 p.m. (NBCSN)
| Feb 23, 2013
| 6:28 PM
Gio Gonzalez was 20 when I watched him pitch for the first time. He was at the Phillies' complex in Clearwater, Fla., and it didn't take long to see why Pat Gillick had insisted on him when the White Sox traded for Jim Thome.
You don't have to be a...
| Jun 17, 2013
| 3:37 PM
Last week's ranking in parentheses.
1. Cardinals (1): Slowed down a little since a 23-7 stretch April 30-June 1. But they have lost more than two games in a row only once and never more than three. Starting pitching limits losing streaks.
| Feb 2, 2013
| 2:55 PM
A reputation is a bad thing to lose. Just ask Manti Te'o.
While the Notre Dame icon reels under the weight of a strange soap opera, it is becoming clear he was the highly naive victim in one of the most bizarre, most cruel hoaxes ever played. The...
| Jun 1, 2013
| 5:51 PM
PHILADELPHIA — Playing a few innings during a Grapefruit League game with prospective, big-league second basemen would be helpful.
Some infield during pregame would even suffice.
Jimmy Rollins had neither with rookie Cesar Hernandez when he headed...
| Jun 4, 2013
| 6:49 PM
Major League Baseball is reportedly preparing to seek suspensions for Ryan Braun, Alex Rodriguez and more than a dozen other big leaguers connected to a now-closed Miami-area medical clinic.
The names of Braun, Rodriguez and the others turned up during...
| Jun 5, 2013
| 4:45 AM
NEW YORK (AP) — Major League Baseball is interviewing players linked to a Miami anti-aging clinic that allegedly sold performance-enhancing drugs and has become the focus of the sport's investigation.
Clinic founder Anthony Bosch has agreed to...
| May 25, 2013
| 1:29 PM
Zach McAllister didn't appear out of nowhere for the Indians last September at U.S. Cellular Field. He was making his 25th big-league start, but he looked too good to have a 4.56 ERA.
Turns out the six strong innings McAllister threw against the White...