Pujols, Trout Mock Fernando Rodney's "Arrow" Celebration

There's nothing more frustrating than an opposing closer being demonstrative about doing his job. Say, Fernando Rodney getting the third out, then miming pulling an arrow out of his quiver, nocking it, and firing. Infuriating, if it's against you. Yesterday, the Angels got the very best possible revenge. » 7/21/14 8:58am Monday 8:58am

Foul Ball Breaks Glass In Dining Area At Angel Stadium

A foul ball off the bat of Seattle's Brad Miller shattered the glass in a dining area located in the mezzanine section, somewhere between home plate and the visiting dugout. You can hear the reaction of the crowd, gasping in shock, and you can see the reaction of Brad Davis, wincing right after. Judging from the… » 7/19/14 9:47am Saturday 9:47am

MLBers Say Mike Trout Is The Best—But Not Worth A Historic Contract?

The new ESPN The Magazine has an anonymous survey of 143 current MLB players, and 56 percent of them peg Mike Trout as the best player in the majors. Miguel Cabrera got 26 percent of the vote, and Clayton Kershaw got six percent. But they don't think he's that much more valuable, which isn't exactly a new development,… » 3/24/14 4:07pm 3/24/14 4:07pm

How Much Will Mike Trout Get Paid?

Any theoretical negotiation starts from this premise: He is 22 years old, and already the best player in baseball. (And if not for Miguel Cabrera's existence, he'd be the best by far.) We have already accepted that the economics of Mike Trout can't rely on past data, because there's nothing comparable. But if he were… » 12/18/13 11:55am 12/18/13 11:55am

Former Major Leaguer Scott Spiezio Is In Trouble With The Law Again

Scott Spiezio's big-league career ended in a downward spiral of substance abuse problems and scrapes with the law. Since being released from the Braves' minor-league system in April 2008, the former infielder who won World Series rings with the Angels and Cardinals appears to have kept his name out of the police… » 9/05/13 7:45pm 9/05/13 7:45pm

Report: Albert Pujols Likely Done For Season

Albert Pujols was placed on the disabled list this morning with a partially torn plantar fascia ligament in his left foot. It was initially hoped the injury would only keep Pujols off the field for a couple weeks, but according to Tim Brown, Pujols has been told he's probably done for the season and that surgery is at… » 7/28/13 3:10pm 7/28/13 3:10pm