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The Grand Slam: A's take round one in weekend series with Angel…

The Grand Slam: A's take round one in weekend series with Angels

yahoo.com MLB.com Updated 10 hours ago
The AL West may not be decided over the next 10 days, but the seven-game heavyweight fight scheduled between the Los Angeles Angels and Oakland A's during that time frame will be the closest thing to late September and October baseball that we can exper…
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  • Angel Stadium sustains flooding and water damage after pipe bur…

    Angel Stadium sustains flooding and water damage after pipe bursts

    yahoo.com 1 hour ago
    While the AL West leading Los Angeles Angels were opening up a key weekend series against the second place Oakland A's at O.co Coliseum, people stationed at their home ballpark, Angel Stadium in Anaheim, were dealing with issues that have unfortunately …
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  • Dodgers 6, Mets 2: Errors Make for Comedy, but the Mets Aren’t …

    Dodgers 6, Mets 2: Errors Make for Comedy, but the Mets Aren’t Amused

    nytimes.com 10 hours ago
    Wilmer Flores committed two of the Mets’ three errors, including an embarrassing fall as he tried to make a throw, and the team lost for the seventh time in 10 games.
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  • A's strike first vs. division-leading Angels

    A's strike first vs. division-leading Angels

    ESPN.com 11 hours ago
    Sonny Gray ended a monthlong losing streak, pitching into the ninth inning and leading the Oakland Athletics over the Los Angeles Angels 5-3 on Friday night in a matchup of AL West rivals.
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  • Haren Leads Dodgers Over Error-Prone Mets 6-2

    Haren Leads Dodgers Over Error-Prone Mets 6-2

    nytimes.com MLB.com 12 hours ago
    Dan Haren overcame a leadoff homer by Curtis Granderson and a pair of failed sacrifice bunt attempts to help the Los Angeles Dodgers beat the error-prone New York Mets 6-2 on Friday night.
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  • Richards after surgery: 'Will get through this'

    Richards after surgery: 'Will get through this'

    ESPN.com 15 hours ago
    Los Angeles Angels pitcher Garrett Richards underwent surgery Friday to repair the torn patellar tendon in his left knee.
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  • Joc Pederson’s 1994 Buick Century to be given away by Albuquerq…

    Joc Pederson’s 1994 Buick Century to be given away by Albuquerque Isotopes

    yahoo.com 18 hours ago
    It won't be long before Joc Pederson, the 19th ranked prospect according to MLB.com's middle-season rankings, is living the major league life with the Los Angeles Dodgers. In fact, it's expected he'll get his first taste this September as a role player …
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  • What Baseball's Most Famous Brawl Photo Didn't Show You

    What Baseball's Most Famous Brawl Photo Didn't Show You

    deadspin.com 22 hours ago
    It's been 49 years since Giants ace Juan Marichal clocked Dodgers catcher John Roseboro with his bat. The moment was captured in Neil Leifer's iconic photograph, which in turn shaped the collective memory of the incident. Today, Marichal is remembered a…
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  • White Sox recall infield prospect Sanchez

    White Sox recall infield prospect Sanchez

    MLB.com ESPN.com Aug 22 (yesterday)
    The White Sox recalled infielder Carlos Sanchez from Triple-A Charlotte on Friday to replace Gordon Beckham, who on Thursday was traded to the Angels.
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  • We Reminisce: The Time A Young Michael Jordan Tried To Dunk On …

    We Reminisce: The Time A Young Michael Jordan Tried To Dunk On Kareem

    dimemag.com Aug 22 (yesterday)
    It’s hard for a certain generation of basketball fans to remember how regal and dominating Kareem Abdul-Jabbar was during his 20-year Hall-of-Fame career. The stalwart Bucks and Lakers center won six MVP awards and was named Finals MVP 14 years apart (1…
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  • Pitcher's Wife Calls Will Middlebrooks "Butthole" For…

    Pitcher's Wife Calls Will Middlebrooks "Butthole" For Breaking Up No-No

    deadspin.com yahoo.com MLB.com Aug 22 (yesterday)
    A day after losing Cy Young candidate Garrett Richards for the year to a freak knee injury, the Angels got an unexpected lift: rookie starter Matt Shoemaker stepped up with the game of his life. He had a no hitter going until two outs in the seventh, wh…
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  • Kershaw dominates Padres, moves to 15-3

    Kershaw dominates Padres, moves to 15-3

    ESPN.com nytimes.com MLB.com Aug 22 (yesterday)
    Clayton Kershaw scattered three hits over eight innings while outdueling Tyson Ross, Justin Turner hit a two-run homer and the first-place Los Angeles Dodgers rallied to beat the San Diego Padres 2-1 Thursday night.
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  • Video - Haren Helps Dodgers Beat Mets 00:55

    Haren Helps Dodgers Beat Mets

    Aug 22
    Dan Haren struck out six and had one RBI in the Dodgers' 6-2 win over the Mets.
  • Video - A's Hold Off Angels 00:58

    A's Hold Off Angels

    Aug 22
    Oakland beat Los Angeles 5-3 to pull within one game of the division-leading Angels.
  • Video - Angels Sweep Red Sox 01:02

    Angels Sweep Red Sox

    Aug 21
    Matt Shoemaker and the Angels held the Red Sox to one hit in Los Angeles' 2-0 win over Boston.
  • Video - Jeremy Lin Pies His Mom 00:15

    Jeremy Lin Pies His Mom

    Aug 21
    Lakers guard Jeremy Lin stuck a pie in his mom's face for her birthday.

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    Aug 23
    Rookie John Brown has emerged as a force this summer. (Ross D. Franklin/AP) I’m in Glendale, Ariz. where the Cardinals, for the second straight year after holding camp in cool-climated Flagstaff, Ariz., are indoors at the air-conditioned University of P…
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    Aug 23
    After relying so heavily on speed and athleticism in its last two major tournaments, USA Basketball officials have put an unexpected emphasis on size in its final player selections by choosing Andre Drummond to fill the last spot on a 12-man roster.
  • Gordon Hayward, Damon Lillard, Kyle Korver, Chandler Parsons among final U…

    Aug 23
    USA Basketball has decided to drop Damian Lillard, Chandler Parsons, Kyle Korver and Gordon Hayward from its roster for the FIBA World Cup in Spain.
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    Aug 22
    Gordon Hayward will be among the final four cuts for the World Cup-bound U.S. basketball team, sources said.