Josh Hamilton

Los Angeles Angels' Mike Trout runs as he watches his solo home run during the seventh inning of a baseball game against the Miami Marlins, Aug. 27, 2014, in Anaheim, Calif. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

Angels try again to build a title team around Mike Trout

The Los Angeles Angels had the majors’ best record last year, and they return this season with baseball’s best player at the center of largely the same roster. Yet the Angels accomplished none of their […]

03/26/2015

Hyun-Jin Ryu

MLB insider: Dodgers are hurting in the depth department

CBS Major League Baseball Insider Jon Heyman talks with Marques and Jeanne about a number of topics including the Dodgers options to upgrade their pitching, who might step in for Dodgers pitcher Hyun-Jin Ryu, could Cole […]

03/24/2015

Josh Hamilton

Rumors swirl about Josh Hamilton, but what does an expert say?

Ellis Valentine, a former MLB right-fielder who was credited as having one of the all-time great throwing arms, played baseball and football at Crenshaw High School in Los Angeles and toward the end of his […]

03/12/2015

Jimmy Smith

Former Jaguars WR Jimmy Smith talks about struggling with addiction

Former Jacksonville Jaguars WR Jimmy Smith was a five-time Pro Bowler, but struggled with drug and alcohol addictions during his playing career. He called in to The Drive to give his unique perspective on Los […]

02/27/2015

Josh Hamilton

Angels players and coaches react to Josh Hamilton’s relapse

Baseball is about routine and so much of the start of Spring Training is about settling back into one. Unfortunately for the Angels in 2015, the first two days off Spring Training have been anything […]

02/27/2015

Josh Hamilton

Josh Hamilton: Illness or Weakness?

After news leaked out that Los Angeles Angels OF Josh Hamilton was potentially facing discipline for falling off the wagon and once again taking cocaine, which he then self-reported to the MLB offices, Fred Roggin […]

02/26/2015

Los Angeles Angels' Josh Hamilton, left, talks with Luis Jimenez (13) in the dugout during a baseball game against the Texas Rangers, Tuesday, Sept. 9, 2014, in Arlington, Texas. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)

Angels OF Hamilton still out with ailing shoulder

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Josh Hamilton is hoping one step back will lead to a couple of steps forward with his ailing right shoulder. The Los Angeles Angels outfielder was out of the lineup for […]

09/10/2014

Los Angeles Angels' Mike Trout smiles as his congratulated in the dugout after he hit a solo home run against the Oakland Athletics in the sixth inning of a baseball game Sunday, Aug. 24, 2014, in Oakland, Calif. (AP Photo/Tony Avelar)

Hamilton powers Angels past A’s

  OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Josh Hamilton is heating up at the right time, and Los Angeles manager Mike Scioscia hopes he can keep going. Hamilton homered and drove in three runs, Mike Trout also […]

08/25/2014