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Watch a Halos classic: Trout 5-for-5 in Bronx

@RhettBollinger
March 26, 2020

On Thursday, Major League Baseball presented “Opening Day at Home” -- a full slate of 30 games broadcast nationally across various platforms including networks, digital streaming and social media, creating a full-day event on what would have been Opening Day. The experience was intended to invite fans to feel a

MLB, players reach deal addressing key issues

@feinsand
March 27, 2020

Major League Baseball and the MLB Players Association have finalized a deal that addresses both salary and service-time issues, among others, as the entire sport continues to wait out the coronavirus pandemic. With no start date set for the 2020 season, the two sides had been negotiating for the past

A letter from the Commissioner to baseball fans

March 26, 2020

Dear Baseball Fans, Opening Day holds an important place in our hearts. It signifies the arrival of spring, the promise of new beginnings, the return of following your favorite team on a long journey filled with twists and turns, and the hope that your team will put together a magical

Each team's WAR leader over the past 50 years

@williamfleitch
10:03 PM PDT

As we wait for games to be played again, it is perfectly natural to look backwards for a bit. If we can’t have baseball now, we can appreciate the baseball we had. After all: What we watched then turned out to be history. So, today, we thought we would, in

Here are the future All-Stars of the AL West

@JesseSanchezMLB
March 27, 2020

Some of the game’s biggest names reside in the American League West. It’s packed with All-Stars like the Angels' Mike Trout, the Astros' Michael Brantley, José Altuve and George Springer and countless others. There’s also a growing list of future All-Stars to come from this loaded division one day. With

Ready for chills? Watch Trout's message to fans

@AndrewSimonMLB
March 26, 2020

Mike Trout has a hopeful message for baseball fans. The three-time American League MVP Award winner was, like all other Major Leaguers, supposed to start the 2020 season on Thursday, when his Angels were scheduled to celebrate Opening Day in Houston. Instead, the ongoing coronavirus pandemic unfortunately has forced games

Hot take: 5 best catchers in Angels history

@RhettBollinger
March 23, 2020

No one loves a good debate quite like baseball fans, and with that in mind, we asked each of our beat reporters to rank the top five players by position in the history of their franchise, based on their career while playing for that club. These rankings are for fun

Hopeful Trout getting creative with workouts

@RhettBollinger
March 26, 2020

ANAHEIM -- Angels superstar Mike Trout told MLB Network he’s been working out with Albert Pujols in Southern California to stay in shape for the start of the delayed 2020 season due to the coronavirus. Trout, speaking to Harold Reynolds on Thursday, said he’s found creative ways to stay in

Eppler: Players staying in shape during delay

@RhettBollinger
March 24, 2020

ANAHEIM -- Angels general manager Billy Eppler said Tuesday that the Angels are not holding workouts at Angel Stadium or at their Spring Training facility in Tempe, Ariz., but that players are doing their best to stay in shape on their own in anticipation of the start of the 2020

Most hyped catching prospects of the century

@GoldenSombrero and @JimCallisMLB and @JonathanMayo
March 25, 2020

Our beat reporters have begun ranking the five best players in each franchise's history at each position, starting with catchers. To complement that coverage, each week we'll identify each organization's top prospect at that position during the MLB.com era, which began in 2001. Four players double as both their club's

Opening of regular season to be pushed back

@feinsand
March 16, 2020

Major League Baseball announced Monday that the start of the 2020 regular season will be pushed back even further following Sunday’s recommendations by the Centers for Disease Control (CDC). The CDC has urged a nationwide halt of any gatherings in response to the coronavirus outbreak. Opening Day, which was originally

Watch these classic MLB games on YouTube

March 19, 2020

In difficult times like these, we often look to sports for an escape, which is part of the reason why the lack of live games right now is so frustrating for many. To help fill the void, here’s a complete guide to how you can watch any number of classic

Trout's short game? Check out his epic trick shot

@mattkellyMLB
March 24, 2020

Is there truly anything Mike Trout can’t do? The baseball world already learned that Trout can reach any fairway in the world when he launched a driving-range ball into orbit earlier this month. But, as it turns out, Trout’s short game is right on par, too. The Angels superstar shared

Watch every 2018 and '19 game free on MLB.TV

March 20, 2020

There's no live baseball for the time being, but you can now experience the last two years of Major League action on MLB.TV for free. The MLB.TV archives of the 2018 and '19 seasons are open and accessible for all, which means more than 4,800 games are available to stream

MLB pledges funds to support Minor Leaguers

March 19, 2020

Since last week, Major League Baseball has been engaged in a variety of discussions with stakeholders to identify ways to blunt the wide-ranging impact of the national emergency resulting from the global coronavirus pandemic. As those conversations continue, MLB is announcing today a league-wide initiative that will create a level

Here is each team's active WAR leader

@williamfleitch
March 22, 2020

Here’s a fun trivia question: What players have been with their current teams, and only their current teams, for longer than 10 years? The answer: 12, according to MLB.com’s Matt Kelly. That’s an incredibly low number. It’s just a shifting, different game. But you’re still watching history every time you

10 Spring Training stat lines you shouldn't ignore

@mattkellyMLB
March 20, 2020

The unfortunate hiatus imposed on many facets of life (baseball and otherwise) by the coronavirus outbreak can lead stat-nerds to analyze numbers anywhere they can find them -- even in the one place everyone knows not to look: Spring Training. The notion that Spring Training stats are meaningless doesn’t need

20 years ago, this trade set up titles for two teams

@MannyOnMLB
March 22, 2020

Baseball trades that work out well for both sides might be rarer than you think. Hindsight is 20-20, and we often look back on trades that turned out great for one side and terribly for the other, but in the year 2020, we revisit a deal that bore fruit for

Here's a look at the Angels' farm entering 2020

@JonathanMayo
March 20, 2020

TEMPE, Ariz. – When a key part of an organization’s philosophy is to sign young, athletic, high-ceiling players, the need to remain patient is crucial. The Angels have been hoarding those kinds of high-risk, high-reward types and have managed to do just that, not pushing any of their premium athletes

Q&A with Angels prospect Jeremiah Jackson

@JonathanMayo
March 20, 2020

TEMPE, Ariz. -- Jeremiah Jackson was the Angels’ second-round pick in the 2018 Draft out of the Alabama high school ranks. The organization's No. 4 prospect, Jackson had a strong pro debut, mostly in the Rookie-level Arizona League in 2018, then tied a single-season Pioneer League record with 23 homers

How regular-season delay affects the AL West

@JesseSanchezMLB
March 19, 2020

Baseball players are usually very proficient at making the most of their time. Whether that is early batting practice or treatment in the training room, late-night study sessions or in-game adjustments, it’s in their DNA to maximize their time to create opportunities that wouldn't normally present themselves. They are creatures

MLB clubs pledge $30M for ballpark employees

@castrovince
March 17, 2020

The coronavirus outbreak has created uncertainty over when the Major League season will start, and that causes economic uncertainty for thousands of seasonal ballpark employees whose paychecks depend on games being played. MLB’s 30 teams are stepping to the plate to help those employees, with every team donating $1 million

Available now: Play R.B.I. Baseball 20 today

@HarriganMLB
March 17, 2020

R.B.I. Baseball 20 is now available on Xbox One, PS4, Nintendo Switch and Steam and is coming soon on iOS and Android. This year's launch includes a sweepstakes offering fans a chance to win a bat signed by the R.B.I. Baseball 20 cover star, Brewers outfielder Christian Yelich. Head to