Indians at Orioles July 1, 2012

The Angels screwed up trading Mike Clevinger to Cleveland

CLEVELAND — Two years and one week ago, amid their startling 98-win season, the Angels traded an interesting but injury-plagued pitching prospect to Cleveland for a once-successful reliever they hoped could buttress their burgeoning bullpen. The deal’s bungling long since became clear, but Saturday’s game at Progressive Field crystallized it. The reliever was Vinnie Pestano,

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Rawlings Gold Glove Award for Softball (PRNewsFoto/Rawlings)

Rawlings giving Gold Glove Awards to women

Rawlings today decided to reaffirm the meaninglessness of its annual Gold Glove Award, traditionally given annually to the best fielders Major League Baseball, by offering the trophy to women in a professional fast-pitch softball league. First: Yes, apparently there is a professional fast-pitch softball league. It’s called the National Pro Fastpitch League. Second: Haha. Come

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Lenny Dykstra’s Twitter is effing insane

Legendary baseball player Lenny Dykstra, a.k.a. “Nails,” got himself a Twitter account earlier this month, and it’s a fucking trip. In case you’re unfamiliar with Dykstra, here’s a quick overview of his glorious career. Three-time MLB All-Star selection In 1986, at age 23, Dykstra batted lead-off for the World Series champion New York Mets Traded to

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