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Jerome Miron-USA TODAY Sports<p>Last weekend was a big weekend for Mike Trout, and not just because his Angels landed Shohei Ohtani. No, it was much …

Shohei Ohtani

How Nice: The Marlins Just Fixed the Cardinals’ Biggest Weakness

Congratulations, Cardinals fans—after weeks of negotiations with Miami’s new leadership group, your team is finally making a trade for a Marlins …

Baseball

MLB Trade Rumors: Ian Kinsler headed to Angels

The 2017 Winter Meetings have become quite interesting with reports of the Angels acquiring the Tigers’ Ian Kinsler.<p>The 2017 MLB Winter Meetings has …

Ian Kinsler

Snitker on Acuna: He looked ready to make team at 2017 spring training

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. – Ronald Acuna is still a teen-ager, but that won’t stop the Braves from putting the outfielder in their lineup in 2018 if and …

International League

Angels: Ohtani's sprained elbow will be healed by spring

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — The Los Angeles Angels knew Shohei Ohtani was recovering from a sprained elbow before they agreed to a minor league contract with the Japanese right-hander and outfielder.<p>"I think that's past him, and our understanding is there is no restrictions at all going into …

Sports

Winter Meetings trade rumors: Angels, Mets among teams eyeing Tigers' Ian Kinsler - CBSSports.com

The veteran second baseman remains a useful regular<p>The Tigers are of course still in teardown mode, and as such veteran second baseman Ian Kinsler …

Baseball

The Giants are reportedly interested in Todd Frazier

Todd Frazier is a good player. Since breaking into the majors with the Reds in 2012, he’s put up the following OPS+ marks, in order: 118, 98, 121, …

Todd Frazier

Detroit Tigers Trade Ian Kinsler to Angels

DETROIT, MI - SEPTEMBER 24: Ian Kinsler #3 of the Detroit Tigers strikes out in the first inning against the Minnesota Twins during a MLB game at …

Sports

So what will acquiring Ian Kinsler do for LA Angels?

DETROIT, MI - SEPTEMBER 21: Second baseman Ian Kinsler<p>The LA Angels acquired four-time all-star Ian Kinsler from the Detroit Tigers Wednesday for …

Sports

Ian Kinsler Going to Los Angeles: Fantasy impact

DETROIT, MI - AUGUST 9: Ian Kinsler<p>The Angels traded for Tigers second baseman Ian Kinsler. With Mike Trout and Albert Pujols, what can Kinsler do on …

Sports

AP Source: Tigers agree to trade Kinsler to Angels

A person with knowledge of the deal says the Detroit Tigers have agreed to trade veteran second baseman Ian Kinsler to the Los Angeles Angels for two …

Sports

Angels Continue Offseason Makeover With Addition Of Kinsler

<b>LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla</b>.—The Angels have nearly completed their offseason Bingo card. Acquire a big-time free agent? Justin Upton fills that bill. How …

Baseball

Calais Campbell on Jacksonville's Loaded Defense, Chippy Contest with Seahawks

This week, I sat down for conversations with Jacksonville defensive end Calais Campbell, our writer Jenny Vrentas, and Eagles beat writer Jeff …

NFL

Angels Star Signee Shohei Ohtani Is Reportedly Dealing With An Elbow Injury

Less than one week has passed since Japanese baseball star Shohei Ohtani shocked the sports world by agreeing to sign with the Los Angeles Angels. Given that the Angels were not seen as one of the favorites, the decision had potentially long-lasting ramifications and, in short, allowed fans of the …

Sports

Secret Santa covers $49K in layaways at Millville Walmart

MILLVILLE, N.J. - Customers at the New Jersey Walmart with items on layaway received an early Christmas gift of their own thanks to a Secret …

THT’s Franchise Player Draft: Picks 12-14 | The Hardball Times

Manny Machado and Aaron Judge are established, elite players, while Vladimir Guerrero Jr., might be one day. (via Keith Allison, Joel Dinda and …

Sports Analytics

Where should the Red Sox focus their attention at the Winter Meetings? 12-12-17

• This Just In<br>• Audio<br>• Trending<p>Bradford: Why J.D. Martinez is so important to the Red Sox<br>• What reported signing of WR Kenny Britt means for Patriots, …

Scott Boras

Mike Trout and new bride post winter wonderland wedding photo

It’s being referred to on social media as Mike Trout’s best catch.<p>The Angels’ star outfielder was married over the weekend, walking down the aisle …

Weddings

Short Relief: Slapping a Label On It

1930s Tabletop Coin Games<p><b>By: Matt Ellis</b><p>It’s a banality by now that one could point to any number of consumer goods that mimicked the game of baseball …

Ty Cobb

Giancarlo Stanton being a Yankee is a six-year dream come true

I’ve been waiting for this for a long time.I have never been the kind of baseball fan who was able to have a lot of affection for players who weren’t …

Giancarlo Stanton

Winter Meetings rumors: Rays listening to trade offers on Archer, Longoria, Colome - CBSSports.com

A report indicates the Rays are listening to trade offers on Chris Archer and Evan Longoria<p>Given that it's Tuesday of Winter Meetings week, we're …

Baseball

THT’s Franchise Player Draft: Picks 9-11 | The Hardball Times

Two MVPs, two World Series rings and two Rookie of the Year winners makes this one of the most interesting trios of this draft. (via Keith Allison, …

Jose Altuve

Astros: We Need to Talk About George Springer

LOS ANGELES, CA - NOVEMBER 01: George Springer #4 of the Houston Astros celebrates with Carlos Correa #1 after hitting a two-run home run during the …

Sports

The Giants are ‘strongest’ trade contenders for Billy Hamilton

The San Francisco Giants, who hit three home runs last year, are interested in Billy Hamilton, who hit negative-three home runs last year. While I …

Baseball

Astros: Ohtani makes the Angels the best of the rest in the West

TOKYO, JAPAN - NOVEMBER 12: Shohei Ohtani #16 of Japan celebrates after hitting a solo homer in the fifth inning during the international friendly …

Sports

Congrats to Mr. & Mrs. Trouty! Mike Trout shares photo from wedding

Everyone say awwwwww!<p>Angels star Mike Trout got hitched on Saturday and, on Tuesday, shared a very lovely photo of himself with his beautiful bride, Jessica Tara Cox.<p>The scene is almost out of a Hollywood set, with Mr. and Mrs. Mike Trout sharing an embrace in front of a snowy house under a perfect …

Shohei Ohtani

Josh Donaldson Trade Rumors: Cardinals Contacted Blue Jays About Move

Reeling after being rebuffed by Giancarlo Stanton, the St. Louis Cardinals have reportedly targeted third baseman Josh Donaldson as they look to add a power bat to their lineup.<p>Ken Rosenthal of The Athletic reported the news.<p>Donaldson, 32, is heading into his final year of arbitration this</i> …

Josh Donaldson

Defeat, Victory and a Brutal Loss: Eight Days on the West Coast With the Eagles

LOS ANGELES — A few minutes before 4 p.m. local time on Sunday, the blue medical tent went up on the Eagles’ sideline at the Los Angeles Memorial …

Shohei Ohtani

Mariners GM Jerry Dipoto speaks for the first time since Shohei Ohtani signed with the Angels

Dipoto met with the media on the first day of the Major League Baseball winter meetings and discussed the player he coveted so much, but couldn't …

Shohei Ohtani

Shohei Ohtani's unique skillset is creating unprecedented issues for fantasy baseball developers

Shohei Ohtani, attempting to be the first two-way superstar baseball has seen since Babe Ruth, signed with the Los Angeles Angels on Friday. The …

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