MLB Removes Marijuana As Drug Of Abuse, Will Start Testing Players For Opioids And CocaineMajor League Baseball has removed marijuana from the list of drugs of abuse, and will now start testing players for opioids and cocaine — but only players who don't cooperate with treatment plans will be subject to discipline.
Angels PR Employee Supplied Tyler Skaggs With Opioids, ESPN ReportsThe Los Angeles Angels say they don't know whether a longtime public relations official had been providing drugs to late pitcher Tyler Skaggs, as detailed in a report on ESPN's "Outside the Lines."
Report: DEA Investigating Where Angels Pitcher Tyler Skaggs Got Drugs That Were In His System When He Died In TexasThe death of Los Angeles Angels pitcher Tyler Skaggs in North Texas on July 1, has led to the U.S. Drug and Enforcement Administration getting involved.
MLB, Union To Discuss Opioids Testing After Skaggs DeathMajor League Baseball and the players' association will discuss the possibility of more widespread testing for opioids following the death of Los Angeles Angels pitcher Tyler Skaggs.
Medical Examiner: Los Angeles Angels Pitcher Tyler Skaggs Died From Deadly Mix Of Alcohol, Fentanyl, OxycodoneMedical examiners determined that Los Angeles Angels pitcher Tyler Skaggs died from a lethal mix of alcohol, fentanyl and oxycodone when he was found unresponsive in a North Texas hotel room.
Rangers Announce Rescheduled Angels Game After Tyler Skaggs' DeathThe Texas Rangers announced the rescheduled date for the July 1 postponement with the Los Angeles Angels Sunday.
Rangers End Somber Series Against Angels With 9-3 WinAn emotional series ended with a Rangers win on the Fourth of July.
Mike Trout Hits 2 Home Runs As Angels Defeat Rangers 6-2Mike Trout homered twice and Jaime Barria, filling the roster spot of the late Tyler Skaggs, struck out a career-high eight batters in five innings as the Los Angeles Angels beat the Texas Rangers 6-2 on Wednesday night.
Grieving Angels Beat Rangers 9-4 Day After Tyler Skaggs' DeathA grieving Los Angeles Angels team took to the field a day after the death of beloved pitcher Tyler Skaggs and honored him throughout their eventual 9-4 win over the Texas Rangers.
In Midst Of Heartache Over Death Of Pitcher Tyler Skaggs, Angels-Rangers Series BeginsTexas Rangers fans are sharing in the sorrow Tuesday as the LA Angels mourn the sudden death of pitcher, Tyler Skaggs.
Angels Manager Brad Ausmus Tears Up Speaking About Deceased Pitcher Tyler Skaggs: 'There's No Handbook To This'On playing baseball Tuesday night, Brad Ausmus said the first game back was going to be tough regardless, and he isn't sure sitting in a hotel room an extra day would do the players any good.
Los Angeles Angels Pitcher Tyler Skaggs, 27, Found Dead In North Texas Hotel RoomThe Los Angeles Angels announced Monday afternoon, pitcher Tyler Skaggs passed away in DFW.
Los Angeles Angels Pitcher Tyler Skaggs' Autopsy Scheduled Tuesday In North Texas; Suicide Ruled OutMedical examiners will begin looking for the cause of death for Los Angeles Angels pitcher Tyler Skaggs after he was found unresponsive in a North Texas hotel room while in town to face the Texas Rangers.
30 Players: Tyler Skaggs Must Stay Healthy, Perform For AngelsThe Angels are hoping to get a fully healthy season from the young left.
The Stretch Drive Has Begun For Fantasy Baseball OwnersWith just two months left in the Major League Baseball season, time is running out for fantasy baseball owners to make a serious move in the league standings. Small roster tweaks may not do it at this point, so always be on the lookout for shooting stars and streaking players in the MLB skyline.