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  • Injured Angels hitting coach Don Baylor hopes to return by end of May

    HOUSTON — Don Baylor has no desire to watch a replay of the freak mishap in which he broke his right thigh bone while catching the ceremonial first pitch before the season opener in Angel Stadium on March 31. But the Angels hitting coach has...
  • AL Rankings: Rays are continuing to get their money's worth

    How they'll finish from top to bottom in the American League: 1. Rays (93-69): The least-valuable franchise according to Forbes (worth $485 million) with the worst average attendance (18,645 fans) two years in a row continues to be one of the best at...
  • Slow pace of Astros pitcher Scott Feldman may have affected Angels

    Slow pace of Astros pitcher Scott Feldman may have affected Angels
    HOUSTON -- Whether it was deliberate or not, Scott Feldman seemed to slow-play the Angels on Sunday, when he allowed one run and three hits in seven innings of the Houston Astros’ 7-4 victory in Minute Maid Park. Several times, the Astros right-...
  • Jeter excited about final Yankees' home opener

    TORONTO — Derek Jeter prepared for his final home opener as the New York Yankees' shortstop in an appropriate manner — by setting another career milestone. He had two hits in Sunday in New York's 6-4 win over the Toronto Blue Jays to pass...
  • Capsules for the NL West Division

    NL WEST (in predicted order to finish) Los Angeles Dodgers Last year: 92-70 (first, NL West) New faces: 2B Alex Guerrero (Cuba), RHP Dan Haren (Nationals), RHP Chris Perez (Indians), RHP Jamey Wright (Rays), OF Mike Baxter (Mets) Former faces: RHP...
  • Marlins hope three's a charm for grass at ballpark

    Think you have problems with your lawn? Chad Mulholland has the most challenging yard care task in South Florida and one of the toughest in the major leagues. The head groundskeeper at Marlins Park not only has to contend with the extremes of the...
  • Cardinals rich with young arms

    JUPITER, Fla. When Shelby Miller, pride of Brownwood High and next-generation Texas gunslinger, settled into a chair surrounded by friends to watch the 2009 amateur draft, he had heard he could go as high as fourth overall and knew he would go no lower...
  • Capsules for the AL West Division

    AL WEST (in predicted order of finish) Oakland Athletics Last year: 96-66 (first, AL West) New faces: LHP Scott Kazmir (Indians), RHP Jim Johnson (Orioles), RHP Luke Gregerson (Padres), LHP Drew Pomeranz (Rockies), OF Craig Gentry (Rangers), INF Nick...
  • Angels' Jered Weaver gives up four homers in 7-4 loss to Astros

    Angels' Jered Weaver gives up four homers in 7-4 loss to Astros
    HOUSTON — They are veterans with long track records of success, players the Angels are leaning heavily on to help end their four-year playoff drought, and one week into the season they seem a bit lost, a little out of sorts, one on the mound and one...
  • Astros hit five home runs in 7-4 win against Angels

    Astros hit five home runs in 7-4 win against Angels
    Astros 7, Angels 4 KEY MOMENT: There were five of them, actually, Jason Castro's two-run homer to left-center in the first, solo shots by Matt Dominguez to left in the second, Jesus Guzman to left in the fourth and Alex Presley to right-center in the...
  • New home-plate collision rules still causing confusion for Angels

    HOUSTON — A play in the second inning of the Angels-Astros game on Saturday night highlighted the confusion that still exists over baseball’s new home-plate collision rules and nearly sent the Angels’ starting third baseman to the...
  • Josh Hamilton powers Angels past Astros, 5-1

    Angels 5, Astros 1 KEY MOMENT: Josh Hamilton, who struck out four times in his first five at-bats against left-handers this season, hit a two-run home run to right field against left-hander Dallas Keuchel to cap a three-run rally and give the Angels a...