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Los Angeles Angels' Howie Kendrick (47) is congratulated after scoring against the Oakland Athletics in the seventh inning of a baseball game Saturday, Aug. 23, 2014, in Oakland, Calif. Kendrick scored on a single by Erick Aybar. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)

Crisp scores on wild pitch as A’s beat Angels 2-1

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Coco Crisp scored the go-ahead run on Joe Smith’s wild pitch with two outs in the eighth inning, and the Oakland Athletics beat the Angels 2-1 on Saturday night to move into a first-place […]

08/23/2014

Rob Manfred was elected baseball's 10th commissioner Thursday, August 14, 2014. He will succeed Bud Selig in January. (AP Photo/Reinhold Matay, File)

MLB owners meet to elect next commissioner

BALTIMORE (AP) — Major League Baseball owners have begun two days of meetings that could lead to the election of Commissioner Bud Selig’s successor. MLB Chief Operating Officer Rob Manfred, Boston Red Sox Chairman Tom […]

08/13/2014

Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim

Royals scores 3 runs in 13th to beat Angels 7-4

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Eric Hosmer tied a season high with four hits, pinch-runner Jarrod Dyson scored the go-ahead run in the 13th inning on a throwing error by rookie reliever Mike Morin, and the […]

05/24/2014

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Entire California city’s Little League suspended

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. (AP) – Less than a week after opening day, the Little League season in this Southern California beach city has been indefinitely suspended. The Orange County Register reported (http://bit.ly/1nvk8s7 ) that 700 […]

03/17/2014

From left are Tom Glavine in 2008, Greg Maddux in 2008, and Frank Thomas in 1994 file photos. Glavine, Maddux and Thomas were selected to the Baseball Hall of Fame, Wednesday, Jan. 8, 2014. (AP Photo/File)

Maddux, Glavine, Thomas elected to Hall of Fame

NEW YORK (AP) — Greg Maddux, Tom Glavine and Frank Thomas were elected to baseball’s Hall of Fame on Wednesday, while Craig Biggio fell two votes short and tainted stars of the Steroids Era remained […]

01/08/2014

Emily Lomeli (Photo credit: BelieveIn17.org)

10-year-old cancer patient organizes toy drive for other kids in hospital

A 10-year-old cancer patient Thursday delivered donated toys to children in the pediatric unit at the Los Angeles County+USC Medical Center, reports CBS Los Angeles.  Emily Lomeli was recently diagnosed with immature ovarian teratoma, a […]

12/20/2013

Roger Keeney prepares to hit a ball during a blind baseball game in Albany, Ga. on May 5, 2012.  (AP Photo/David Goldman)

Game of blind baseball helps players cope

ATLANTA (AP) — In the game of blind baseball, players use their sense of sound to make up for their lack of sight. They play the game known as Beep baseball with an oversized softball […]

09/17/2013

Jackie Robinson, infielder for the Brooklyn Dodgers, in May of 1952.  (AP Photo)

LA-area street could be named for Jackie Robinson

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California lawmakers are honoring the late Jackie Robinson by proposing to rename a former state highway for the black ball player who broke major league baseball’s color barrier. The state Assembly […]

09/09/2013

Vin Scully to return to Dodgers booth in 2014

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Vin Scully, one of baseball’s most beloved broadcasters, will return to the Los AngelesDodgers for a record 65th season in 2014. The 85-year-old Scully said in a statement released Friday that he […]

08/23/2013

Don Hooton, president of the Taylor Hooton Foundation (THF), speaks during a press conference announcing the release of a national survey on steroid abuse, in New York. (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews)

Little League to introduce drug education program

SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. (AP) — Little League Baseball plans to introduce an educational program for coaches and volunteers intended to raise awareness about the use and dangers of performance-enhancing drugs among young players. Working with […]

08/12/2013

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