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28mBaxter Holmes

Lakers announce 2016-17 preseason schedule

The Lakers announced their 2016-17 preseason schedule, and will play all eight games close to home in Southern California and Las Vegas.

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Would the Angels trade Mike Trout?

With the loss of Garrett Richards to Tommy John surgery, it might be time for Los Angeles to consider trading star outfielder Mike Trout, David Schoenfield writes. Among teams with enough prospects to pull off a deal are the Dodgers, Cubs, Red Sox, Rangers and Rockies. Think the unthinkable

Stats & Info

High velocity hurting pitchers?

The three starters with the highest average fastball velocity since 2013 (minimum 500 innings) have all needed Tommy John surgery at one point in their careers.

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Losing Richards is big blow for Angels

Over the last three seasons, Garrett Richards has been much better than the rest of the starters in the Angels' rotation.

Kupchak: We're building this team 'the right way' (1:06)
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5hDavid Schoenfield

Five teams where Tim Lincecum could end up

Heading into Tim Lincecum's long-awaited pitching "showcase," David Shoenfield identifies five fits for the two-time Cy Young winner.

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Angels should give serious consideration in signing free agent Tim Lincecum in light of their most recent injury to Garrett Richards

Jim Bowden ESPN Senior Writer 

Garrett Richards has been diagnosed with a torn UCL in his right elbow and is out for the year with Tommy John surgery necessary. Jeff Passan of Yahoo Sports was first to report.

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8hFootball Outsiders staff

Biggest remaining holes for all 32 teams

The Colts still need depth behind RB Frank Gore, and the Bucs could use a receiver opposite Mike Evans. Football Outsiders analyzes the biggest post-draft needs for every team.