Why Hasn't 2nd Wild Card Made MLB Waiver-Trade Window More Active?
Trading in Major League Baseball doesn't end until Aug. 31, but it sure feels like just about all the wheeling and dealing wrapped up back on July 31, doesn't it? In part, that's because the non-waiver trade deadline brought not just a flurry but a full-on storm of moves, as 12 trades were completed between 18 different teams involving 37 players .
MLB: LA Angels leave it late
The Los Angeles Angels came out on top against the Oakland Athletics in a battle between the two leading teams this season, but it needed a 10th inning to separate the two divisional rivals.
Thu Aug 28, 2014
Angels Series Preview: Q&A with Turk's Teeth of Halos Heaven
No one expected Matt Shoemaker to play a big role in the Angels' rotation, but hey, if the shoe fits.
Marcus Semien Heating Up For September Call-Ups
May 3, 2014; Cleveland, OH, USA; Chicago White Sox second baseman Marcus Semien at bat against the Cleveland Indians at Progressive Field.
The Miami Herald
Wild-card chances diminish as Miami Marlins fall to Angels
Commissioner Jose "Pepe" Diaz dances with Ileana Quevedo, employee of IKEA during the opening ceremony of IKEA in Sweetwater on Wednesday.
Wed Aug 27, 2014
The Campbell Reporter
Dodgers 3, Diamondbacks 1: Clayton Kershaw allowed only an unearned run in eight innings to become the first 16-game winner in the majors as Los Angeles beat Arizona.
South Side Sox
White Sox get their new core back
On Tuesday night, Robin Ventura wrote Adam Eaton , Jose Abreu and Avisail Garcia into the same lineup card for the first time since April 9. Sure, the Sox lost their seventh straight game , but this one was different.
Tue Aug 26, 2014
Sox losing streak hits 7
Here is the bad news: The White Sox are riding a seven-game losing streak after falling to the Cleveland Indians 8-6 in 10 innings Tuesday night at U.S. Cellular Field.
Levine: Eaton Returns To Slumping White Sox
The White Sox reinstated outfielder Adam Eaton from the disabled list on Tuesday.
The Winnipeg Free Press
New Angels 2B Gordon Beckham happy to get 'clean slate' after trade from White Sox
Gordon Beckham kept hearing that the White Sox might trade him. And even though he liked being in Chicago, he's glad they did.
The Miami Herald
Beckham happy for 'clean slate' with Angels
Los Angeles Angels' Gordon Beckham, right, blows a bubble after being called out on strikes from Oakland Athletics' Jon Lester in the second inning of a baseball game Saturday, Aug. 23, 2014, in Oakland, Calif.
Let's Go Tribe
Series preview: Cleveland Indians at Chicago White Sox
After a competitive three game series with the Astros, the Tribe start a quick two city road trip with the first stop being with the division rival Chicago White Sox.
South Side Sox
Reviewing Carlos Sanchez's first series
Carlos Sanchez's debut was one to forget. Thrust into a one-game showcase at shortstop in the first-half finale against Cleveland on July 13 , Sanchez went 0-for-5 with two strikeouts and an error .
Highlighting 5 Possible Last-Minute Impact MLB Waiver Deadline Steals
The bulk of trade activity around Major League Baseball goes down before the July 31 non-waiver deadline, but there is still time for players to be dealt in August and still make an impact on the stretch run and on into the postseason.
Mon Aug 25, 2014
White Sox need help on defense
When the White Sox traded Gordon Beckham to the Angels last week, many noted that while he was contributing little at the plate, he was a plus in the field.
South Side Sox
Podcast: Who's being called up anyway?
Jim Margalus give his list of prospective call up's by September 1st. We also chat with Seth Lakso to discuss Carlos Rodon's starts in Charlotte and the extent of Micah Johnson injured knee.
Sun Aug 24, 2014
Salt Lake Tribune
Salt Lake Bees: Grant Green ready for return to Angels
Down from the parent Los Angeles Angels on an injury rehab assignment, Green went 1-for-4 despite hitting the ball hard in every at-bat during New Orleans' 8-6 win over the Bees at Smith's Ballpark.
Spiegel: Beckham another story of how cruel game can be
In 45 games between June 13 and Aug. 4 of 2009, Gordon Beckham hit .358 with 17 doubles, 6 home runs and 38 RBI.
Los Angeles Times
Game sails away from Angels
Oakland's Coco Crisp scores the eventual winning run on a wild pitch thrown by the Angels' Joe Smith in the eighth inning on Saturday night.
Sat Aug 23, 2014
A's win 2-1, climb into first-place tie
Brandon Moss didn't start for the second consecutive game Saturday night. But he stepped to the plate as a pinch hitter in the eighth inning, with runners at first and third in a 1-1 game.