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Dodgers Tested in SD? With a Catcher Pitching? Hardly

The Dodgers looked not just like World Series winners yesterday in their opener against the Padres, but like a team that could go 162-0, but consider the competition. The rebuilding Padres, with a roster that includes three inexperienced Rule-5 must-keep-on-the-roster … Continue reading

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Starting Depth Still Question Mark as Bullpen Fuels Angels’ Drive

Angels’ hitters gave C.J. Wilson an early three-run lead last night in the first game of the latest showdown with the baseball’s world second best team, the Oakland A’s, but Wilson could not hold the lead, and after 5-2/3 innings, … Continue reading

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The Best Team in Baseball Falls To Second Place

Since day one of the 2014 baseball season, pundits across the sports world have been in virtual agreement that, no question, the best team in baseball is the Oakland Athletics. Despite starting the season with two of their top starters, … Continue reading

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Hit Batters, Comebacks, and Extra Innings – the Dodgers or the Angels?

The Angels started the second half by playing 28 innings in their first two games, splitting the two with Seattle. Today, in the rubber game of the series, the Angels were down 5-4 going into the ninth inning, but Albert … Continue reading

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The Angels’ Flagrant Weakness

In a division that features perhaps the American Leagues’ best team in the Oakland A’s, and another sold contender when healthy, the Texas Rangers, the Angels seem to also have just about it all as well, save for one glowing … Continue reading

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Angels’ Disabled List Overloaded – And it’s the Pitchers!

The Angels currently have a disabled list that includes eight players, including six pitchers, five of whom if they were not injured, would not only be on the major league roster, but would own key roles on the Angels’ staff. … Continue reading

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A Six-and-One-Half Hour Game Lost, More Injuries, and the Angels are Reeling

So last night, the LA Angels took a 7-2 lead into the eight inning, and Oakland scored four runs to get close, and then a tying run in the ninth. The game went to the 15th inning, when each team … Continue reading

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