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  • Globe Life Park? Giving thanks for Dodger Stadium, Angel Stadium

    Globe Life Park? Does that name tell you anything about what kind of park that might be? No, because it is an advertisement for an insurance company. The Texas Rangers announced Wednesday that they had sold naming rights to their stadium, which will now...
  • Angels fan beats odds to get Albert Pujols' 500th home run ball

    WASHINGTON — Albert Pujols didn't hit his 500th home run in front of a hometown crowd, but at least he was able to hit it to an Angels fan. Tom Sherrill, a 29-year-old Air Force staff sergeant from Pomona who is in town for computer training,...
  • Angels defeat Nationals, 7-2

    Angels defeat Nationals, 7-2
    AT THE PLATE: J.B. Shuck led off the game with a double to left field and Mike Trout reached on an error ahead of Albert Pujols' three-run home run. Howie Kendrick, who had two hits, doubled to right-center field in the first and scored on Chris Iannetta'...
  • Albert Pujols celebrates 'special moment' with 500th homer

    Albert Pujols celebrates 'special moment' with 500th homer
    WASHINGTON — It was a majestic blast, exploding off the bat as if shot from a cannon, and as the ball arced its way toward the outer reaches of Nationals Park, it looked as if it might put a dent in the Capitol dome beyond the left-field wall....
  • Angels miscues help Tigers to a 2-1 victory

    Angels miscues help Tigers to a 2-1 victory
    KEY MOMENT: The Angels made three errors — on one first-inning play — to give Detroit a run. Ian Kinsler took off from first base on a full-count pitch that Miguel Cabrera took for ball four. Catcher Hank Conger, thinking it was strike three,...
  • Nationals star Bryce Harper not keen on comparisons to Mike Trout

    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...
  • Angels rally late in 4-2 win over Nationals

    Angels rally late in 4-2 win over Nationals
    KEY MOMENT: Raul Ibanez's three-run triple in the eighth inning was the decisive blow, but it would not have been possible if not for Erick Aybar's clutch two-out, run-scoring hit to right field that pulled the Angels even, 1-1, and Chris Iannetta's...
  • There's a reason for lack of fanfare about Albert Pujols' 500th home run

    There's a reason for lack of fanfare about Albert Pujols' 500th home run
    The number that matters most is not 500. The number that matters most is 0. That is the number of major league players that have hit more home runs this season than Albert Pujols. He got a mighty sweet serenade in the visiting clubhouse in...
  • Washington gets its badly needed fix

    WASHINGTON -- Karl Marx is credited with saying that religion is "the opium of the people." But here in the nation's capital, baseball is the drug of choice that rescues political junkies from the unpleasant realities around them. Currently providing...
  • Pope Francis, just a common man with carry-on luggage

    Pope Francis, just a common man with carry-on luggage
    So, was that one small carry-on for a pope, one giant leap for Roman Catholics? Heading off Monday for his first overseas trip, Pope Francis demonstrated the common touch we heard so much about when he was elected pontiff: He waited in line to board,...
  • 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...
  • Nationals clinch first trip to postseason

    Nationals clinch first trip to postseason
    By Bill Ladson / MLB.com | 9/20/2012 10:00 PM ET WASHINGTON -- The Nationals are in the playoffs and they were able advance to the postseason on a great effort from left-hander Ross Detwiler, who pitched six solid innings in a 4-1 victory over the...