Bill Shaikin, Los Angeles Times

Bill Shaikin

Los Angeles Times

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Recent articles by Bill:

Angels pitcher Griffin Canning has damage in right elbow, MRI shows

The Angels announced starting pitcher Griffin Canning’s MRI revealed “chronic changes to the UCL and acute joint irritation” in his right elbow. → Read More

Matt Andriese, battling for a berth in the Angels' rotation, pitches well in loss

With Angels starter Griffin Canning's health a question mark, Matt Andriese took the opportunity to pitch two scoreless innings in a loss to the San Diego Padres. → Read More

MLB monitors coronavirus as leagues in Japan and South Korea take action

In Japan, exhibition games will no longer be open to fans, and teams will play in empty ballparks because of coronavirus transmission fears. → Read More

Angels send pitcher Griffin Canning for MRI on elbow

The Angels shut down Griffin Canning last summer because of elbow soreness. After his first appearance this spring, the soreness has returned. → Read More

MLB snubs Southern California for 2021 World Baseball Classic

The World Baseball Classic is coming back next year, but not to Southern California, where the championship was played in the first four editions. → Read More

A lawsuit could make baseball teams liable for foul balls that injure fans

A California appellate court ruling has jeopardized a legal doctrine cherished by the baseball industry under which fans are expected to assume injury risk. → Read More

Tony Clark: Players union balances rights of Astros, victims

MLB players union chief Tony Clark says victims of the Astros' sign stealing want limits on video. Meanwhile, the rights of Astros players must be considered. → Read More

Astros fan Adam Wallach sues team for a 'deficient product'

A fan is suing the Houston Astros for overcharging for season tickets while violating MLB rules with their sign-stealing scheme. → Read More

So, Arte Moreno, are the Angels getting a new stadium?

In his first public comments on the stadium deal, Angels owner Arte Moreno addressed whether he would replace Angel Stadium or renovate it. → Read More

Angels and Dodgers trades are rare, but one was memorable

A trade between the Dodgers and Angels that made a big difference sent Andy Messersmith to L.A. and Frank Robinson to Anaheim, but Steve Garvey stayed put. → Read More

Astros offer tepid apologizes for sign stealing

Astros players Jose Altuve and Alex Bregman made a tepid apology for sign stealing but owner Jim Crane doesn't see the need to reach out specifically to Dodgers. → Read More

Cheating Astros are villains on par with Barry Bonds and the 20th century Yankees

When the Houston Astros present themselves publicly, they will not do so as AL champions. They will do so as baseball’s greatest villains of this generation. → Read More

Expanded playoffs? For MLB players, a welcome bargaining chip in CBA negotiations

Baseball’s collective bargaining agreement expires after next season, and with the prospect of a strike or lockout looming, the players needed a card to play. → Read More

Former Dodgers pitcher sues Astros, claiming their sign stealing ended his MLB career

In a suit filed Monday in Los Angeles Superior Court, Mike Bolsinger asked that the Astros be assessed $31 million in restitution. → Read More

MLB players union upset at delay in Mookie Betts trade to the Dodgers

Tony Clark, chief of the players union, demanded that the delayed trades be resolved promptly to free the players involved from "a state of limbo." → Read More

'We did it to ourselves,' A.J. Hinch says of Astros' tainted title

Fired Astros manager A.J. Hinch told MLB Network he can't 'pinpoint the advantages' of illegal sign-stealing, and he hopes time heals reputations. → Read More

Boo the Astros at Angel Stadium? Yankees fans to join with thousands of Dodgers fans

Dodgers fans aren't the only ones who will be Angel Stadium to boo the Astros. Fans of the Yankees are planning to be there too. → Read More

Pete Rose applies for reinstatement, cites Astros' scandal

Pete Rose asked for reinstatement to Major League Baseball, arguing the league did not impose similar discipline for steroids and sign stealing. → Read More

Commentary: Dodgers win the offseason in one swing by acquiring superstar Mookie Betts

After missing out on top free agents this offseason, the Dodgers scrambled and acquired outfielder Mookie Betts and pitcher David Price from the Boston Red Sox. → Read More

Las Vegas officials believe many more pro teams will follow the Raiders to Sin City

The NHL came to Las Vegas first, with the Golden Knights in 2017. The Raiders are next. And Mayor Carolyn Goodman expects the NBA, MLB and MLS to follow. → Read More