Scioscia loses replay challenge on pickoff playMLB.com 8 hours agoAngels manager Mike Scioscia lost his second challenge in three tries, when umpires ruled Sunday that an initial call on a pickoff play stands, and Torii Hunter was safe in the eighth inning.Upvote Share TweetAfter allowing a leadoff home run, Max Scherzer settled in, gave the bullpen some much-needed rest and earned his first win of the season as the Tigers topped the Angels, 5-2, on Saturday afternoon.Upvote Share TweetAlbert Pujols hit his 497th home run and Howie Kendrick added two of his own to lead the Los Angeles Angels to an 11-6 win over the Detroit Tigers on Friday night.Upvote Share Tweet
Kendrick awarded home run following official reviewAngels designated hitter Howie Kendrick was initially ruled to have hit a double in the fourth inning of Friday night's game against the Tigers, but after Angels manager Mike Scioscia asked for a review, the ball was ruled to have cleared the fence for …Upvote Share Tweet
Boesch back in Detroit after getting called upAngels outfielder Brennan Boesch was a big part of the Tigers from 2010-12, playing in a combined 380 games while posting a .259/.315/.414 slash line.Upvote Share Tweet
Freese pulled from lineup with tightness in right quadAngels third baseman David Freese was scratched from the lineup on Friday, hours before the series opener against the Tigers at Comerica Park. Freese is experiencing tightness in his right quad, an injury manager Mike Scioscia doesn't deem serious.Upvote Share Tweet
Behind Max Scherzer and company, Tigers boast MLB's best rotationCNNSI.com Apr 18 (3 days ago)With defending Cy Young winner Max Scherzer leading it, Detroit's rotation is the envy of baseball.Upvote Share TweetChris Iannetta powered a home run over a leaping Craig Gentry and over the center-field fence with two out in the 12th off Drew Pomeranz to give the Angels a 5-4 win over the A's in the series finale Wednesday night.Upvote Share Tweet
Melvin loses replay challenge on hit by pitchMLB.com Apr 17 (4 days ago)A's manager Bob Melvin challenged plate umpire Tim Timmons' ruling that the Angels' Chris Iannetta was hit in the toe by a Tommy Milone pitch leading off the bottom of the seventh inning Wednesday night. After a replay review, the umpires ruled that the…Upvote Share Tweet
Angels put OF Calhoun on DL, call up BoeschESPN.com Apr 16 (4 days ago)The Los Angeles Angels have placed outfielder Kole Calhoun on the 15-day disabled list Wednesday because of a sprained ligament in his right ankle and selected outfielder Brennan Boesch to the major league roster.Upvote Share Tweet
Johnson finding form since 'break' from closingMLB.com Apr 16 (4 days ago)A's right-hander Jim Johnson is still on "a break" from closing, but the man who saved 101 games the past two seasons for the Orioles seems headed in the right direction again after picking up victories over the Angels in the first two games o…Upvote Share TweetJosh Donaldson drove in Jed Lowrie with an 11th-inning double, and the Oakland Athletics overcame Mike Trout's tying homer in the ninth for a 10-9 victory against the Los Angeles Angels on Tuesday night.Upvote Share Tweet
A's continue to reign over Halos in AnaheimMLB.com Apr 16 (5 days ago)Josh Donaldson's 11th-inning RBI double off Yoslan Herrera gave the A's a 10-9 victory Tuesday over the Angels on a bad night for bullpens at Angel Stadium. Oakland won its fourth in a row, and 15th in its last 21 games in Anaheim.Upvote Share TweetCNNSI.com Apr 15 (5 days ago)The mistreatment and overuse of young pitchers is fueling MLB's Tommy John surgery epidemic.Upvote Share TweetPinch-hitter John Jaso came through with a two-run homer off closer Ernesto Frieri in the ninth inning, sending the Oakland Athletics to a 3-2 victory over the Los Angeles Angels on Monday night.Upvote Share Tweet
Halos' Hamilton to start working out FridayMLB.com Apr 14 (6 days ago)Angels outfielder Josh Hamilton was back at the ballpark for the first time on Monday, three days after undergoing thumb surgery that's expected to keep him out for six to eight weeks.Upvote Share Tweet
MLB Notebook: Back-to-back-to-back HalosMLB.com Apr 14 (7 days ago)In the first inning of the Angels' 14-2 win over the Mets, Mike Trout, Albert Pujols and Raul Ibanez homered in succession. Before this record-tying feat (for the franchise), there had been nine times when three straight Angels players homered.Upvote Share Tweet
Tigers Edge AngelsApr 20The Tigers took advantage of four Angels' errors to prevail for the 2-1 win.
Scherzer's Nine Strikeouts Guide TigersApr 19Max Scherzer struck out nine batters over seven solid innings of work in the Tigers' 5-2 victory over the Angels.
Pujols, Angels Pound TigersApr 18Albert Pujols hit his 497th home run in the Angels' 11-6 win over the Tigers.
MLB Daily Download: ThursdayApr 17Antonietta Collins recaps Wednesday's action from around the league: Hanley Ramirez gets plunked and Masahiro Tanaka continues to dominate.
2014 NBA Playoffs: Warriors impress with opening winApr 19Warriors don't need Stephen Curry heroics to capture playoff opener
NBA salary cap projected to rise nearly $5 millionApr 19The NBA has informed teams that it is projecting a rise in the salary cap of nearly $5 million for next season, according to sources.
Memphis Grizzlies' Nick Calathes mounting defense, calls suspension unfairApr 19Suspended Memphis Grizzlies guard Nick Calathes is mounting a defense against a 20-game suspension handed down Friday for violation of the NBA's drug policy, citing it as unfair.
Mike Woodson, coach of New York Knicks, won't have fate decided this weeke…Apr 18While it is widely believed that the New York Knicks have already made the decision to move on from coach Mike Woodson, sources tell ESPN The Magazine's Chris Broussard that nothing will be announced this weekend.