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Steve Lyons breaks down the Dodgers and Angels after final player acquisitions

Nine-year MLB veteran and NESN Baseball Analyst Steve Lyons joined The Home Team this morning to breakdown the Dodgers and Angels status now that the teams have made their latest player acquisitions. 123 more words


Dodgers’ Yasiel Puig Stars In Most Recent Comical Sportscenter Ad

LOS ANGELES (CBSLA.com) — Clayton Kershaw, Andre Ethier, Jimmy Rollins, and now Yasiel Puig.

Puig became the most recent current Dodger to be featured in his own Sportscenter ad, courtesy of ESPN. 88 more words


MLB Trade Deadline's Winners and Losers

It’s now August, meaning the MLB trade deadline has come and gone. This was one of the more entertaining trade deadlines in recent history, as 37 different trades took place this July. 1,315 more words


Kershaw’s Historic Streak Earns Him NL Pitcher Of The Month Honors

LOS ANGELES (CBSLA.com) — Los Angeles starter Clayton Kershaw has been named the National League Pitcher of the Month for his historic July efforts.

Kershaw, who is the reigning National League Cy Young and MVP winner, went 3-0 in July with a 0.27 ERA, having given up a single earned run through 33 innings pitched. 125 more words


Elgin native Kelby Tomlinson made his MLB debut with San Francisco on Monday — and it went really well

Welcome to the big leagues, Kelby Tomlinson.    

The San Francisco Giants added the former Elgin standout to their roster Monday to replace an injured Joe Panik, and he went 1 for 1 with a pinch-hit single and scored the go-ahead run in the top of the 12th, before Atlanta’s Adonis Garcia hit a walkoff home run moments later, lifting the Braves to a 9-8 win.    565 more words


Gillaspie Homer Helps Angels Beat Indians, End 6-Game Skid

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Conor Gillaspie hit a go-ahead home run off Corey Kluber and the Los Angeles Angels snapped a six-game losing streak, beating the Cleveland Indians 5-4 Monday night. 217 more words


This Week In Baseball: Winners & Losers Of The MLB Trade Deadline

By Ryan Mayer, CBS Local Sports

The trade deadline has come and gone and we have begun the sprint to the playoffs. There were some surprising moves at the deadline, most notably the Detroit Tigers deciding to initiate a mini-rebuild by trading both starting pitcher David Price and left fielder Yoenis Cespedes. 784 more words