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  1. L.A. Angels reunited on commercial shoot

    Patrick Dorsey

    LOS ANGELES -- During free agency last summer, the hotly pursued Josh Hamilton received a few texts from a certain former teammate: C.J. Wilson of the Los Angeles Angels. "I couldn't really text him back," Hamilton told Playbook last week, "becaus...

    Blog | April 01, 2013
  2. Yearbook, Nov. 6: MLB free agency opens

    Patrick Dorsey

    Nov. 6, 1976: In December 1975, an arbitrator's ruling changed the course of baseball, allowing certain players to become free agents when their contracts expired. And on this day 36 years ago, the first one officially signed with his new team: re...

    Blog | November 06, 2012
  3. Yearbook, Oct. 27: Angels on the field

    Patrick Dorsey

    Oct. 27, 2002: The 4-1 win over the San Francisco Giants didn't end a Red Sox- or Cubs-level drought, but it did bring the first World Series trophy to a franchise that had seen its share of suffering. Yes, on this day 10 years ago -- thanks to t...

    Blog | October 27, 2012
  4. Yearbook, Sept. 22: Nolan Ryan's last game

    Patrick Dorsey

    Sept. 22, 1993: After a ridiculous 27 years, 807 appearances, 5,714 strikeouts and seven no-hitters spread across four teams, it had to end. So on this day 19 years ago, Nolan Ryan started and pitched in his last game. It was an unmemorable one; ...

    Blog | September 22, 2012
  5. Yearbook, Sept. 15: Gnats attack baseball!

    Patrick Dorsey

    Sept. 15, 1946: The Chicago Cubs and Brooklyn Dodgers got the first game in on this day 66 years ago. But the second half of the doubleheader at Ebbets Field couldn't go the full nine, as swarming gnats forced officials to call things off in the fift...

    Blog | September 15, 2012
  6. Gallery: Every 400-home-run hitter ever

    Patrick Dorsey

    Major League Baseball's 400-home-run club added another member over the weekend: the Chicago White Sox's Adam Dunn, who became the 50th player to hit that many homers in his career. Who are the other 49? Some names are obvious. Others might surpri...

    Blog | August 21, 2012
  7. Morales inspires multihomer inning quiz

    Patrick Dorsey

    On Monday, Los Angeles Angels designated hitter Kendrys Morales achieved one of the rarest of baseball feats: He hit home runs from both sides of the plate in the same inning, something that has now happened just three times in Major League history. ...

    Blog | July 31, 2012
  8. MLB's best after the All-Star break (graphic)

    Patrick Dorsey

    Baseball returned Friday night, with all -- OK, some -- MLB teams and players preparing for a second-half run toward the playoffs. Naturally, some of these players have done better than others during previous seasons after the All-Star break. And ...

    Blog | July 14, 2012
  9. Home Run Derby: The swings (photos)

    Patrick Dorsey

    There's little sweeter in sports than a great home run swing. And oh, you're about to see a few Monday night, when the Home Run Derby hits screens and home run heroes hit baseballs. Who's going to win? That's for our experts to decide. We're j...

    Blog | July 09, 2012
  10. Another nominee for best July 4 photo

    Patrick Dorsey

    Who needs nerd glasses when you've got these? This is Justin Masterson, Cleveland Indians pitcher, ahead of a game against the Los Angeles Angels in Cleveland....

    Blog | July 05, 2012
  11. Playbook's no-hitter pics (now with Cain!)

    Patrick Dorsey

    In 2005, zero major league baseball pitchers threw no-hitters. Since then -- including Wednesday night's perfect game from Matt Cain -- 22 no-hitters have been thrown. We won't speculate as to why -- better pitching, lesser hitting, statistical...

    Blog | June 14, 2012
  12. Kings, Stanley Cup crash Dodger Stadium

    Patrick Dorsey

    Well, they didn't actually crash the stadium; as Arash Markazi of writes, the Stanley Cup-champion Kings were welcome when the Dodgers hosted the Angels on Wednesday night. Dodgers manager Don Mattingly wore a Kings Stanley Cup ...

    Blog | June 14, 2012
  13. Super moon strikes at sports stadiums

    Patrick Dorsey

    Yes, that rare phenomenon (details here) was seen all around the world's sports stadiums Saturday night, and social media was there to capture it: [View the story "Super Moon strikes at sports stadiums" on Storify]Super Moon strikes at sports stad...

    Blog | May 06, 2012