Dodgers Send Julio Urias Back To Triple-A After Spot StartAfter making his major league debut on Friday, Dodgers pitcher Julio Urias is headed back to Triple-A.
Shoemaker Dazzles, Pujols Climbs To 12th On All-Time Home Run List In Angels WinMike Trout had a three-run double and Albert Pujols hit a two-run homer in a big third inning to help the Los Angeles Angels beat the Houston Astros 7-2 on Friday night.
Top 5 Prospects In The Angels OrganizationThe Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim do not have any prospects ranked in the top 100 according to MLB.com, but they have a slew of young talent that looks to have a serious impact in the league in the years to come.
Why Pitching Is The Hardest Thing To Rely On In Fantasy BaseballMost fantasy baseball owners plan their draft around picking pitchers that threw well last year. But as we all learn, sometimes things don't go as planned. Pitchers can get hurt; their performance can drop off for a number of reasons, sometimes without rational explanation. The hardest part for the fantasy owner is accepting that the present season is different than past seasons, and it's sometimes better to just admit you drafted wrong instead of stubbornly sticking with bad pitchers all season—and losing the league.
Why The Dodgers Can Never Win With That Dumpster Fire They Call A BullpenAs Dodger fans know, the team is in deep trouble whenever a member of the bullpen not named Kenley Jansen enters the game.
Angels Honor Vin Scully With Series Of Gifts Before Final Game At Angel StadiumThe team presented Scully with a series of gifts, including a letter from the Angels organization, a shadow box containing memorabilia from the 1989 MLB All-Star Game (Which Scully called in Anaheim), and a microphone from his first job as part of CBS Radio in Washington D.C.
At Fantasy Baseball Season's Quarter Pole, It's Time To Accept Patterns And TrendsMost teams in MLB have played close to 40 games at this point of the season, meaning the fantasy baseball season is one quarter over. If you've been waiting for that veteran to come around and start hitting, it's time to give up on the dream. If that pitcher still has an ERA way north of five runs per game, you may need to look elsewhere for wins and strikeouts. This is the time of the year when trends become permanent, really. Sticking too long with players headed for bad seasons only can hurt your team.
Santiago, Angels Complete Sweep Of Mariners With 3-0 WinHector Santiago pitched eight innings of two-hit ball and Daniel Nava's two-run, two-out single in the eighth inning gave the Los Angeles Angels the cushion they needed to beat the Seattle Mariners 3-0 on Sunday to complete a three-game sweep.
La Quinta High School Alum Wins Year's Supply Of Beer After Hitting Home RunFormer La Quinta High School and Cypress College baseball standout Brandon Laird won a year's supply of beer after crushing a home run that hit a Kirin Brewery sign at the Sapporo Dome in Japan.
Constant Vigilance Is How You Win Your Fantasy Baseball LeagueWe've all heard the story from a friend how he or she simply drafted their fantasy baseball team and forgot all about it until finding out they won the league in October. Generally, that doesn't happen very often thanks to injuries, slumps and inevitable bad luck. You have to stay on top of your team's roster all summer long to win.
Andriese, Miller Lead Rays To Sweep Of Angels With 3-1 WinMatt Andriese pitched seven innings of four-hit ball to win his season debut, Brad Miller hit a two-run homer and the Tampa Bay Rays completed a three-game sweep of the Los Angeles Angels with a 3-1 victory Sunday.
Pretty In Pink: Major League Baseball Celebrates Mother's DayPink was all over the baseball field on Sunday as players and teams across the MLB celebrated Mother's Day in hundreds of different ways.