Los Angeles Teams

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.

Stats & Info

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.

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4hDavid 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.

Jim Bowden ESPN Senior Writer 

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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7hFootball 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.

Adam Rittenberg ESPN Staff Writer 

Pac-12 commissioner Larry Scott says he regrets that his comments called into question the integrity of UCLA athletic director Dan Guerrero. Scott said there was "confusion about the Pac-12's position" but he did not intend to compromise Guerrero's integrity. "He's held in very high regard by me."

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The challenges of coaching

How can Luke Walton earn the respect of the Lakers locker room? Max and Marcellus discuss the challenges Luke will face during his first year as head coach and explain how he can overcome conflict.