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  1. Rangers rookies play dress-up

    Calvin Watkins

    The Texas Rangers are set to embark on their final road trip of the season, a six-game California swing starting Tuesday night in Oakland and ending Sunday in Anaheim. As part of an annual tradition on most baseball teams, the Rangers' rookies ha...

    Blog | September 15, 2014
  2. Rangers prospect shines in All-Star Game

    Keith Law

    The Wilmington Blue Rocks played host to this year's California-Carolina League All-Star Game on Tuesday. The game, which the visiting California League squad won 4-2, featured players from 18 different organizations. Here are my notes on a handfu...

    Blog | June 19, 2014
  3. Rapid Reaction: Rangers 14, A's 8

    Richard Durrett

    The Texas Rangers beat the Oakland Athletics 14-8 on Monday night in the first game of a three-game series in Oakland, California. Some quick thoughts: How it happened: The Rangers scored six runs in the fourth inning on five hits, includi...

    Blog | June 17, 2014
  4. Houston Astros draft high school left-hander Brady Aiken with No....

    The Houston Astros had the No. 1 pick again, and this time, they took a pitcher polished beyond his years.

    Story | Conversation | June 05, 2014
  5. C.J. Cron shines in major league debut as Angels beat Rangers

    C.J. Cron hit an RBI single on the first pitch he saw in the major leagues, doubled his second time up and hit a tiebreaking RBI single in the sixth inning to lead the Los Angeles Angels to a 5-3 victory over the Texas Rangers on Saturday night.

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | May 03, 2014
  6. How to fix the L.A. teams

    Jim Bowden

    No, it isn't a very happy time in Southern California. SoCal fans just watched as the Lakers and Clippers got bounced out of the NBA playoffs in the first round, while the Dodgers and Angels have looked like they might not even make the playoffs. ...

    Blog | May 08, 2013
  7. Early detection key for Napoli's hip

    Gordon Edes

    BOSTON -- A California orthopedist who has treated Olympic volleyball players and professional bicycle racers for the same degenerative hip condition afflicting new Red Sox first baseman Mike Napoli said Tuesday that the 31-year-old Napoli has a chan...

    Blog | January 23, 2013
  8. Matchup: Derek Holland vs. Jered Weaver

    Jeff Fletcher

    ANAHEIM, Calif. -- The first-place Texas Rangers open up a showdown series against the second-place Los Angeles Angels tonight in Southern California. The Rangers send LHP Derek Holland to the mound, while the Angels counter with RHP Jered Weaver. Th...

    Blog | July 20, 2012
  9. Los Angeles Angels have three of American League's best pitchers ...

    Mark Saxon

    Homegrown pitchers make the Angels' rotation tops in the AL.

    Story | Conversation | March 29, 2012
  10. Former minor league baseball executive, MLBer Don Mincher dies

    Former Southern League president and Major League Baseball player Don Mincher has died after a long illness. He was 73.

    Story | Conversation | March 05, 2012
  11. C.J. Wilson: No place like home

    Mark Saxon

    If you don't think C.J. Wilson signed with the Angels because he likes Southern California, ask yourself this: Would you leave more than $23 million sitting on a table right in front of you? According to Wilson's agent, Bob Garber (as told to Miam...

    Blog | December 08, 2011
  12. World Series Alumni: Cardinals catcher comes from record-breaking...

    Mark Tennis

    California once again tops the charts on the annual ESPNHS World Series Alumni honor roll. Twelve players who are from California high schools are among the 50 on the active rosters of either the Texas Rangers or St. Louis Cardinals. Those two beg...

    Blog | October 19, 2011
  13. To become ace, C.J. Wilson focused on WHIP

    Jeff Caplan

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- C.J. Wilson is the Texas Rangers' No. 1 starter. There's no debate on that. But has Wilson earned the right to be called an ace? Wilson, as one might expect from the rather eclectic Southern California lefty, doesn't really dab...

    Blog | September 11, 2011
  14. Angels Moment No. 20: 1982

    Mark Saxon

    The 1982 California Angels tend to get lost in the shuffle of even diehard fans' memories. The 1979 Angels were the first in franchise history to make the playoffs. The 1986 Angels had one of the most memorable playoff meltdowns in baseball history. ...

    Blog | August 09, 2011
  15. Former New York Yankees pitcher Hideki Irabu found dead in Califo...

    Former Yankees pitcher Hideki Irabu has been found dead at a home in a wealthy Los Angeles suburb of an apparent suicide.

    Story | Conversation | July 28, 2011
  16. Texas Rangers will have their hands full with Los Angeles Angels

    Jeff Caplan

    Rangers have been put on alert that they will have hands full in West with Angels.

    Story | Conversation | July 21, 2011