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  1. Rapid Reaction: Dodgers 5, Royals 4

    Mark Saxon

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- The Los Angeles Dodgers might lead the San Francisco Giants two no-hitters to one, but they do still trail them in the standings that matter most. On the day Tim Lincecum threw his second career no-hitter in San Francisco -- th...

    Blog | June 25, 2014
  2. Hanley sits again, Clint Robinson arrives

    Mark Saxon

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Hanley Ramirez missed a second straight start because of irritation in his right shoulder Wednesday, but Dodgers manager Don Mattingly said Ramirez did not receive a cortisone injection and could be available to pinch hit. Rami...

    Blog | June 25, 2014
  3. Rapid Reaction: Dodgers 2, Royals 0

    Mark Saxon

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Johnny Vander Meer's record never got a scare Tuesday night. Clayton Kershaw lost his no-hitter on the second batter he faced, leaving the former Cincinnati Reds pitcher as the only player ever to throw back-to-back no-hitters. ...

    Blog | June 24, 2014
  4. Greinke has an interesting evening in K.C.

    Mark Saxon

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Days before the Kansas City Royals traded Zack Greinke to the Milwaukee Brewers four winters ago, Greinke did what he often does. He spoke his mind. Only this time it was premeditated rather than just blurted out. Greinke said ...

    Blog | June 23, 2014
  5. Rapid Reaction: Royals 5, Dodgers 3

    Mark Saxon

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Zack Greinke made his third start at Kauffman Stadium as a visiting player Monday night, and it was far from a charm. Greinke's first-half All-Star cruise hit some choppy water in the place where he broke into the major leagues...

    Blog | June 23, 2014
  6. Series preview: Dodgers at Royals

    Mark Saxon

    KANSAS CITY -- When the Los Angeles Dodgers play three games against the Kansas City Royals starting Monday night, it will be a momentous occasion. It's not that the series has much sex appeal. The teams haven't played each other in nine years. An...

    Blog | June 23, 2014
  7. Zack Greinke may have found his comfort zone in L.A.

    Mark Saxon

    Ever since Zack Greinke admitted to dealing with social anxiety disorder and depression six years ago, it has become a source of occasional derision from detractors and consternation from supporters. Was he someone who couldn't handle pitching und...

    Blog | December 12, 2012
  8. Torii Hunter, remember him?

    Mark Saxon

    ANAHEIM, Calif. -- For most of Torii Hunter's time in Anaheim, he was the conscience of his team, the player reporters sought for perspective. He was the center of the clubhouse and, many times, the best player wearing an Angels uniform. Now, h...

    Blog | July 25, 2012
  9. 3 up, 3 down: Angels 11, Royals 6

    Mark Saxon

    ANAHEIM, Calif. -- The Angels continue to thrive at home. They jumped out to a 7-0 lead off Luke Hochevar in the third inning and cruised for a while behind Jered Weaver before hitting late turbulence in an 11-6 win over the Kansas City Royals on ...

    Blog | July 25, 2012
  10. Pujols out with arm injury

    Mark Saxon

    ANAHEIM -- Albert Pujols swung at an inside pitch that hit him in the right forearm during the third inning of Tuesday night's 4-1 loss to the Kansas City Royals. Inflammation must have persisted, because Pujols is not in the lineup for Wednesday's a...

    Blog | July 25, 2012
  11. Angels' rotation wobbles along

    Mark Saxon

    ANAHEIM, Calif. -- Rumors swirl this time of year. They also dart. They almost always die. A couple of potentially marquee solutions to the Los Angeles Angels' pitching problem might have disappeared late Tuesday, as reports indicated Cole Hame...

    Blog | July 24, 2012
  12. 3 up, 3 down: Royals 4, Angels 1

    Mark Saxon

    ANAHEIM -- The Angels missed out on a nice opportunity to gain ground on the Texas Rangers by playing one of their drabbest games of the season. They managed just four hits in a 4-1 loss to the Kansas City Royals at Angel Stadium on Tuesday night....

    Blog | July 24, 2012
  13. Jean Segura makes major league debut

    Mark Saxon

    When young Angels shortstop Jean Segura called the Dominican Republic to inform his mother, Maribel, that he was being called up to the major leagues Saturday night, she got a little emotional. "I thought she was going to have a heart attack," Seg...

    Blog | July 24, 2012
  14. Patchy pitching, but splashy defense

    Mark Saxon

    In the third inning of Monday night's 6-3 win over the Kansas City Royals, with Angels starter C.J. Wilson teetering on the brink of a second straight meltdown, Peter Bourjos retreated to the warning track, jumped and turned what might have been a Lo...

    Blog | July 24, 2012
  15. 3 Up, 3 Down: Angels 6, Royals 3

    Mark Saxon

    ANAHEIM -- Monday night was a slow, sometimes-ugly grind and a far cry from the Angels' explosiveness of recent games. But they kept their momentum rolling along with a 6-3 win over the Kansas City Royals at Angel Stadium. Pinch hitter Kendrys Morale...

    Blog | July 23, 2012
  16. Albert Pujols, third wheel?

    Mark Saxon

    Only one person knows what it's like to be Albert Pujols, of course, but it seems like a safe assumption that this season has felt strange, and not just for the obvious reasons. After about a decade as the game's best player, Pujols has been the t...

    Blog | July 23, 2012