DENVER, CO - MAY 18:  Starting pitcher Cole Hamels #35 of the Philadelphia Phillies delivers to home plate during the first inning against the Colorado Rockies at Coors Field on May 18, 2015 in Denver, Colorado. (Credit: Justin Edmonds/Getty Images)

Top 3 Pitchers Most Likely To Be Traded Before The Deadline

The Major League Baseball Trade Deadline is July 31st, and there are plenty of candidates who could be traded to contending teams.


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Angels Beat Astros In 13 Innings, 2-1

Los Angeles took two of three in the series to climb within 4 1/2 games of the AL West leaders.


Mike Trout makes his familiar home run trot Saturday night in Anaheim against the Astros. (credit: Lisa Blumenfeld/Getty Images)

Astros Hammer Out 3 Home Runs To Down Angels, 6-5

Trout hit his ninth homer of the season in the fifth, sending it far beyond the fence in center field.


Mike Trout gets congratulated by his Angels teammates after slamming a solo home run in the first inning Thursday. (credit: Victor Decolongon/Getty Images Sport)

Huston Street Blows Save Chance As Astros Score 3 In 9th To Edge Angels, 3-2

The Astros increased their lead over the Angels to a season-best six games.


18. Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim (8-10)

Astros Snap Angels’ 10-Game Winning Streak

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — The Los Angeles Angels scored 86 runs while winning 10 straight games and running out to a huge lead in the AL West. On a 100-degree afternoon at the Big A, […]


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Wilson, Angels Handle Astros In 9-1 Win

C.J. Wilson pitched eight solid innings, Howie Kendrick and Raul Ibanez each drove in three runs and the Los Angeles Angels beat the Houston Astros 9-1 Monday.


Matt Dominguez #30 of the Houston Astros receives high fives from Jose Altuve #27, Trevor Crowe #8 and Brandon Laird #4 after hitting a grand slam in the fifth inning against the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim at Minute Maid Park on September 13, 2013 in Houston, Texas. (credit: Bob Levey/Getty Images)

Dominguez Hits Grand Slam, Astros Beat Angels 9-7

Jose Altuve hit a three-run homer and Matt Dominguez’s grand slam powered a big fifth inning to give the Houston Astros their fourth straight win, a 9-7 victory over the Los Angeles Angels on Friday night.


Relief pitcher Joe Blanton #55 of the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim delivers to the Houston Astros in the eighth inning during a game at Angel Stadium of Anaheim on August 16, 2013 in Anaheim, California.  (credit: Jonathan Moore/Getty Images)

Angels Lose Again At Home To MLB-Worst Astros, 8-2

Chris Carter hit a three-run homer and drove in a career-high five runs, and Brad Peacock didn’t allow an earned run while pitching into the seventh inning of the Houston Astros’ 8-2 victory over the foundering Angels on Friday night.


Tommy Hanson hurls one against the Astros. (credit: Stephen Dunn/Getty Images Sport)

Lowly Astros Bring Angels Back Down To Earth, 6-3

Jason Castro’s leadoff homer triggered a three-run fourth and Dallas Keuchel pitched seven effective innings, leading the Houston Astros to a 6-3 victory over the Los Angeles Angels on Friday night.


Mike Trout connects for his first home run of 2013. (credit: Jeff Gross/Getty Images Sport)

Trout, Hamilton HRs Lead Angels Over Astros, 4-1

Mike Trout hit his first home run of the season and Josh Hamilton also connected, leading C.J. Wilson and the Los Angeles Angels over the Houston Astros 4-1 Sunday.


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Report: Dodgers Withdraw Offer For Carlos Lee

Carlos Lee will not be coming to the Dodgers, according to Tim Brown of Yahoo! Sports.


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Reports: Dodgers Closing In On Deal For Carlos Lee

According to multiple sources, the Los Angeles Dodgers are closing in on a trade with the Houston Astros that would bring slugger Carlos Lee to LA for minor leaguer Garrett Gould.


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Capuano, Hairston Lead Dodgers Past Astros

Jerry Hairston Jr. got a career-high five hits, Chris Capuano won again and the Los Angeles Dodgers beat the Houston Astros 5-1.


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Astros Stun Kershaw, Dodgers 3-1

The Houston Astros used five pitchers in the eighth inning and it paid off as Houston stunned Clayton Kershaw and the Los Angeles Dodgers 3-1 before a paid attendance of 36,283 on Friday night at Dodger Stadium.


Andre Ethier reaches for the fences. (credit: Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

Pitching-Challenged Astros Tame Dodgers 7-3

Brett Myers pitched a four-hitter and retired 17 consecutive batters in the first complete game by Houston’s staff this season, leading the Astros to a 7-3 victory over the Los Angeles Dodgers on Friday night.