OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) - Don Mattingly considers the five-year federal investigation into pitcher Roger Clemens a complete waste of resources and money. The 49-year-old Clemens was acquitted Monday on all six counts that he lied to Congress when he denied using performance-enhancing drugs. "What a waste. I was thinking about it after all this time, what a waste of resources," Mattingly, manager of the Los Angeles Dodgers, said Tuesday before his team began a three-game ...
ANAHEIM (AP) - Albert Pujols hit a three-run homer, Mark Trumbo added a three-run triple while driving in five runs, and Mike Trout matched his career high with four hits in the Los Angeles Angels' 12-5 victory over the San Francisco Giants on Tuesday night. C.J. Wilson (8-4) allowed season-highs of five runs and 10 hits, but the Angels backed him with their highest-scoring performance of the season. Los Angeles battered Barry Zito (5-5) for ...
OAKLAND (AP) - Brandon McCarthy showed no signs of an ailing shoulder in seven impressive innings, winning his third straight start and sixth consecutive decision to lead the Oakland Athletics past the Los Angeles Dodgers 3-0 on Tuesday night.
ANAHEIM (AP) - Matt Cain followed up his perfect game by persevering through five difficult innings for another victory, and Brandon Crawford had an early two-run double among the San Francisco Giants' 13 hits in a 5-3 victory over the Los Angeles Angels on Monday night.
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) - Adam Plutko turned in a third straight strong start and UCLA jumped on College World Series newcomer Stony Brook for five runs in the first inning on its way to a 9-1 victory in Friday's opener. The No. 2 national seed Bruins (48-14) sent 10 batters to the plate in the first against Tyler Johnson (12-2), who allowed a season-high seven runs in a 2 1-3-inning outing that was his ...
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Erick Aybar led off the ninth inning with his first home run of the season, Alberto Callaspo also went deep and the Los Angeles Angels beat the Dodgers 2-1 Wednesday night in the rubber game of the season's first Freeway Series.
After falling just short of an NCAA Division I title last week, Hart graduate and University of Oklahoma junior catcher Jessica Shults scored a victory this weekend.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Former Angel Juan Rivera hit a three-run home run and Andre Ethier added his 500th career RBI in the eighth inning, helping the Los Angeles Dodgers rally to beat the Angels 5-2 Tuesday night and end their 10-game road winning streak.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Albert Pujols had a tiebreaking single with two outs in the top of the ninth inning off Kenley Jansen, lifting the Los Angeles Angels to 3-2 victory over the Dodgers on Monday night.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - The Los Angeles Kings' 45-year Stanley Cup quest ended in a triumphant flourish of blood, sweat and power-play goals. After missing two chances to claim the title last week, the long-suffering Kings are NHL champions for the first time. Hooray for Hockeywood. Jeff Carter and Trevor Lewis scored two goals apiece, playoff MVP Jonathan Quick made 17 saves in his latest stellar performance, and the Kings beat the New Jersey ...
The Santa Clarita Blue Heat team is used to starting over. In its third year as the only United Soccer League W-League team in town, the pieces are still being put together. But Sunday's emphatic 6-0 victory over the Victoria Highlanders at Valencia High School is a sign of it all moving in the right direction. Especially since it came after the Blue Heat lost two of its first three games to start the season. ...
SEATTLE (AP) - When manager Don Mattingly looked at what awaited on a 10-game road trip that spanned three time zones with his Los Angeles Dodgers coming off four straight losses at home, he had legitimate concerns about whether it was just a blip or the start of a downward turn.
LAS VEGAS (AP) - Timothy Bradley promised to shock, though the biggest shock in his fight with Manny Pacquiao came from the judges' scorecards.
SEATTLE (AP) - Kevin Millwood and five relievers combined on the third no-hitter in Seattle Mariners history, a 1-0 victory over the Los Angeles Dodgers on Friday night.
School may be out for the summer, but local athletes won't be taking much of a break. This summer, fans in the Santa Clarita Valley can catch local football and baseball teams in action, and follow local athletes as they try to qualify for Olympics. The summer's marquee event is the 2012 Summer Olympic Games in London, and The Signal will be following all of the valley's athletes as they go for gold. Led by ...
CLEVELAND (AP) - The Tampa Bay Rays' road show rolls on. Next stop: Boston.
PITTSBURGH (AP) - The Pittsburgh Pirates went 21 years between playoff games. The wait will be significantly shorter this time around.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Less than two years after Southern California finished a 10-2 season with a 50-point win over UCLA, coach Lane Kiffin is unemployed.
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) - David Price, Evan Longoria and the Tampa Bay Rays are going to playoffs again, getting there with a victory in their final regular-season game for the second time in three years.
The Tampa Bay Rays and Texas Rangers are pushing this regular season to game No. 163.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Juan Nicasio outdueled Zack Greinke for his first victory in six starts and Nolan Arenado had an RBI double, leading the Colorado Rockies to a 1-0 victory over the NL West champion Los Angeles Dodgers on Saturday night.
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) - Joe Nathan feels like the Texas Rangers have been playing elimination games for a week.
CHICAGO (AP) - James Shields struck out 10 and scattered four hits over seven innings for his 100th career win, and the Kansas City Royals beat Chicago 6-1 on Friday night to ensure the White Sox of their worst record since 1970.
ST. LOUIS (AP) - Missing some of their biggest stars, the San Francisco 49ers put their foot down. They put the St. Louis Rams back in their place, too.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Angel Pagan hit a tiebreaking home run leading off the eighth inning to give San Francisco a win in what might have been Tim Lincecum's final outing with the club, and theGiants beat the Los Angeles Dodgers 3-2 on Thursday night.
SACRAMENTO (AP) - Shaquille O'Neal spent the first part of the century smashing Sacramento's dreams of an NBA championship. Now he wants to spend the next part doing anything he can to build the Kings into a winner.
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) - Collin Cowgill homered and also stole home as the Los Angeles Angels beat the Seattle Mariners 6-5 Saturday night.
SAN DIEGO (AP) - Clayton Kershaw struck out 10 in seven dominant innings, Yasiel Puig and A.J. Ellis hit two-run homers and the NL West champion Los Angeles Dodgers defeated the San Diego Padres 4-0 Saturday night.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Cody Kessler passed for 164 yards and a touchdown, and the Southern California defense stifled explosive Utah State on Saturday as the Trojans topped the Aggies 17-14.