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  1. Five things we learned Monday

    David Schoenfield

    Six days of regular-season baseball left. Barring a tie-breaker. Catch the latest standings, playoff odds and upcoming schedule at the Hunt for October page. 1. Andrew McCutchen is a baseball deity, conqueror of enemy moundsmen and lifeblood of Pi...

    Blog | September 23, 2014
  2. Five things we learned Wednesday

    David Schoenfield

    Check out the latest standings, playoff odds and upcoming schedules at the world-famous Hunt for October page. 1. This is how Mariners fans feel right now. Mariners rookie James Paxton was filthy, matching zeroes with Angels left-hander C.J. W...

    Blog | September 18, 2014
  3. Five things we learned Tuesday

    David Schoenfield

    1. The Tigers had the biggest win of the night. J.D. Martinez's magical season continued with a three-run shot to dead center off Cody Allen in the ninth to give the Tigers a 4-2 lead that Joe Nathan then protected. With Allen struggling to throw ...

    Blog | September 03, 2014
  4. Angels' D needs fixing as much as pitching

    David Schoenfield

    After winning five American League West titles in six seasons, the Angels missed the playoffs in 2010 and 2011 and replaced general manager Tony Reagins with Jerry Dipoto. In 2012, they signed Albert Pujols and C.J. Wilson as free agents and Mike Tro...

    Blog | November 13, 2013
  5. Josh Hamilton continues to struggle

    David Schoenfield

    The first rule of April: It's too early to panic. The second rule April: It's never too early to panic. So the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim returned to the sun and the strip malls and the land where orange groves once filled the horizo...

    Blog | April 10, 2013
  6. Angels miss golden opportunity

    David Schoenfield

    Knowing the Oakland A's were down big to the Texas Rangers (and would eventually lose), all the Los Angeles Angels had to do was beat the last-place Seattle Mariners, a team they had defeated 10 times in 15 games this season. This is why only craz...

    Blog | September 27, 2012
  7. Angels need help to make the playoffs

    David Schoenfield

    Right when the Angels are starting to make things interesting as they try to hunt down one of the wild-card spots -- they've won 11 of their past 14 games -- comes news that Jered Weaver is likely to miss his start Friday against the Tigers. If he...

    Blog | September 05, 2012
  8. Angels more disappointing than Red Sox

    David Schoenfield

    I just returned from vacation and spent a portion of the weekend catching up on the HBO series "The Newsroom." The show has been a little uneven -- what's with all the personal discussions and arguments taking place right in the middle of the newsroo...

    Blog | August 26, 2012
  9. Ten important things to know on Aug. 13

    David Schoenfield

    You have to love August baseball. This is when the grind of the long season settles in, when depth becomes even more important, when pitchers have to pitch through fatigue and soreness and maybe a little pain. It's when we find out if the pretenders ...

    Blog | August 12, 2012
  10. Dickey, Sabathia now Cy Young favorites

    David Schoenfield

    Got this email yesterday from (yes, shameless promotion for a gambling site), but in the interest of fun and amusement: Current odds to win NL Cy Young Award R.A. Dickey -- 3/2 Matt Cain -- 8/5 Stephen Strasburg -- 3/1 Cole Hamels --...

    Blog | June 21, 2012
  11. Clearing the Bases: Dodgers do it again

    David Schoenfield

    First base: Magical ending. It's only 43 games and crazy things can happen between games 44 and 162, but it's starting to look like one of those seasons for the Dodgers. They're now 30-13 after one of the most exciting wins of the season, rallying fr...

    Blog | May 23, 2012
  12. Angels still a team with potential flaws

    David Schoenfield

    For all the consternation and criticism dished out over the Boston Red Sox's 1-5 start, another expected American League power is off to a sluggish opening week as well: The Los Angeles Angels are 2-4 after coughing up 20 hits and an eighth-inning le...

    Blog | April 13, 2012
  13. SweetSpot predictions: AL Cy Young

    David Schoenfield

    Today's staff prediction from the SweetSpot blog network: the AL Cy Young Award. Justin Verlander received 11 of 38 first-place votes as eight different pitchers received first-place nominations. Yes, there are a lot of ace-level starters right now. ...

    Blog | March 29, 2012
  14. Ten moves that turned around the Rangers

    David Schoenfield

    Jon Daniels became the Texas Rangers' general manager following the 2005 season. The Rangers weren't a complete mess at the time; they'd won 79 games in 2005 and the year before they'd won 89. But that '05 team really did only one thing well: It hit ...

    Blog | February 23, 2012
  15. Links: Prospects, Francona, Kate Upton

    David Schoenfield

    Take a break from Jeremy Lin. Here are some links worth checking out from outside the SweetSpot network. Check back later Wednesday for more links from our list of bloggers. Keith Law released his list of top 100 prospects last week. Kevin Gold...

    Blog | February 15, 2012
  16. Ranking the five best starting rotations

    David Schoenfield

    Now that Yu Darvish has signed with the Texas Rangers for enough money to buy an oil well, let's rank the top five rotations. Sleepers Miami Marlins: Josh Johnson, Mark Buehrle, Anibal Sanchez, Ricky Nolasco, Carlos Zambrano. If everything brea...

    Blog | January 19, 2012