Smoltz’s Hall of Fame speech illuminated a growing problem at the youth level of the sport.
The Los Angeles Angels acquired veteran outfielder Shane Victorino and more than $3.8 million from the Boston Red Sox on Monday for infielder Josh Rutledge.
Mike Trout had a grand slam and a solo shot among his season-high four hits, leading the Los Angeles Angels to a 13-7 victory over the Texas Rangers on Sunday.
Zack Greinke’s shutout streak ended at 45 2-3 innings when the Mets scored the first of two scratch runs against him, and New York defeated the Los Angeles Dodgers 3-2 Sunday on newcomer Juan Uribe’s game-winning single off the wall in the 10th.
Delino DeShields capped a three-run rally in the eighth inning with an infield hit that drove in the go-ahead run, Rougned Odor homered, and the Texas Rangers beat the Los Angeles Angels 7-6 on Saturday night.
Michael Conforto went 4 for 4 for his first big league hits and Kelly Johnson homered into the upper deck in his Mets’ debut, powering New York past the Los Angeles Dodgers 15-2 Saturday night.
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After waiting five years in the minor leagues, the Dodgers’ highly-touted prospect will finally make his major league debut as he gets the start for the Dodgers on Saturday.
Every year it happens: Big-league trades send hitters and pitchers from the National League to the American League—and vice versa. This isn’t always a good thing, though, as pitchers have a hard time adjusting going from the NL to the AL, while hitters have a hard time adjusting going from the AL to the NL.
Josh Hamilton doubled, singled and scored two runs in his return to Angel Stadium, and Texas got 7-plus outstanding innings of four-hit ball from Colby Lewis in a 4-2 victory over the Los Angeles Angels on Friday night.
Justin Turner homered and drove in three runs against his former club, emergency starter Ian Thomas hurled five effective innings, and the Los Angeles Dodgers beat the New York Mets 7-2 on Friday night.
After the birth of his first child last night, Zach Greinke is on his way back to join the Dodgers in New York.
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Ervin Santana pitched eight innings of four-hit ball against his former team, and the Minnesota Twins snapped both their four-game skid and the Angels’ seven-game winning streak with a 3-0 victory over Los Angeles on Thursday.
Zack Greinke’s shutout streak is hold while the Los Angeles Dodgers ace and his wife await the birth of their first child.