Hyun-Jin Ryu signed with the Los Angeles Dodgers on the same day Joe Blanton joined the Angels. They hooked up against each other Thursday night in the opener of the preseason Freeway Series, and neither gave an inch.
The number of games between interleague rivals such as the Yankees and Mets, Cubs and White Sox, and Dodgers and Angels will be reduced under Major League Baseball’s new schedule format for 2013.
Rookie sensation Mike Trout hit a go-ahead homer and scored from first base on a single as the Los Angeles Angels rallied from an early five-run deficit against Chad Billingsley to beat the Dodgers 8-5 Friday night in the opener of the season’s second Freeway Series.
Mike Trout homered and scored the winning run in the ninth inning as the Los Angeles Angels beat the Los Angeles Dodgers 3-2 on Monday night to begin the Freeway Series at Dodger Stadium.
Even without Matt Kemp, the Los Angeles Dodgers enjoyed a successful road trip.
The Dodgers and Angels opened their “freeway series” Monday night with both teams having a lot riding on the season.
Ervin Santana pitched into the 8th inning, holding the Dodgers to just one run and Russell Branyan broke a 1-1 tie in the 7th inning with his first homer of the year, giving the Angels a 3-1 win over the Dodgers.
Apparently one big outburst to start the week wasn’t enough to get the Los Angeles Dodgers out of their offensive slump.
The Angels picked up right where they left off last season when they outscored the Dodgers 20-8 in a 3-game sweep at Dodger Stadium, with an 8-3 victory over the Dodgers on Friday night.
The Los Angeles Angels have had little trouble with the Los Angeles Dodgers. Dan Haren hasn’t been as fortunate.
Top prospect Mike Trout hit a tying RBI single in the ninth and Hank Conger delivered the go-ahead run with a sacrifice fly, helping the Angels beat the Dodgers 5-4 Monday night in the opener of the preseason Freeway Series.
The Dodgers head into a new season with a first-time manager and a goal to return to the playoffs at the same time owner Frank McCourt’s contentious divorce continues to cast a shadow over what happens on the field.
Nike has released a new shirt in time for Spring Training