| Oct 29, 2013
| 1:31 PM
This is the place where I would like to share my incredible personal connections to reveal the Dodgers’ double-secret plans to snare Japanese star pitcher Masahiro Tanaka.
Alas, there is none to offer. But, come on, does this not look like the...
| Nov 4, 2013
| 9:12 PM
The Angels, as expected, did not extend a one-year, $14.1-million qualifying offer to pitcher Jason Vargas by Monday’s deadline, so they will not receive draft-pick compensation if the free-agent left-hander signs elsewhere.
| Nov 11, 2013
| 6:36 PM
ORLANDO, Fla. — When the general managers' meetings started Monday, the Dodgers and Angels still didn't know if or when one of their primary targets, Japanese right-hander Masahiro Tanaka, would be available this off-season.
Some clarity on the...
| Nov 14, 2013
| 6:34 PM
ORLANDO, Fla. — Masahiro Tanaka's anticipated move to the United States could be in danger, as the Japanese right-hander appears to be caught in the middle of an escalating game of chicken between baseball officials on opposite sides of the world....
| Dec 5, 2013
| 5:05 AM
The Dodgers and Angels could soon learn if they’ll have a chance to land Japanese right-hander Masahiro Tanaka.
Major League Baseball and Nippon Professional Baseball are reportedly close to establishing a new set of rules on how MLB teams acquire...
| Dec 5, 2013
| 9:38 AM
Right-hander Masahiro Tanaka might not be made available to major league teams this winter, the president of the Tohoku Rakuten Golden Eagles told a Japanese sports newspaper.
Because of new rules that will be implemented, the most the Golden Eagles...
| Sep 16, 2013
| 10:54 PM
OAKLAND — The Angels' pursuit of pitching this winter will likely extend to the Far East, where a significant rotation boost could be acquired without having to trade players such as Mark Trumbo or Howie Kendrick.
The Angels, who beat the...
| Sep 21, 2013
| 2:47 PM
They were called the California Angels then, the visiting team on a beautiful Friday evening in New York. The Yankees had not won a postseason series in 15 years, so the attendance at Yankee Stadium was a modest 19,087 on May 17, 1996.
The Yankees won,...
| Sep 29, 2013
| 3:17 PM
ARLINGTON, Texas — The Texas Rangers kept their season alive on Sunday with a 6-2 victory over the Angels that forced a one-game wild-card tiebreaker against Tampa Bay Monday night at the Ballpark in Arlington. The winner will advance to Wednesday&...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 6:30 AM
By J. McCarthy ---------------------------------------
Texas is 3-9 its last 12 road games vs. a team with a winning record. The Rangers are 0-4 in Yu Darvish's last 4...
| Sep 28, 2013
| 1:37 PM
Thank you, Miguel Cabrera. You too, Josh Hamilton.
From someone who is voting for the American League Most Valuable Player award, it's really nice to have an easy choice when you write the first name on the ballot — or type it, actually, as the...
| Mar 29, 2013
| 4:33 PM
ESPN Sunday Night Baseball schedule 2013 begins on March 31 with the opening night game between the Texas Rangers and the Houston Astros. ESPN's Sunday Night Baseball has John Kruk moving to the broadcast booth alongside Dan Shulman and Orel Hershiser...