Los Angeles Teams

Lance moving and grooving in Hollywood (2:35)
Trout on playing for Phillies: 'I can't predict the future' (1:12)
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MLBPA's Clark: Some teams don't justify tickets

Players' union head Tony Clark criticized baseball commissioner Rob Manfred for blaming players' demands for the slow free agent market and said an increasing number of teams make little effort to justify the price of a ticket.

Stephen A: Lakers the only destination for AD (0:57)

BBTN: Unsigned Stars, Spring Training Underway

Buster & Tim Kurkjian discuss the waiting game with Harper, Machado and other big stars, what it means for labor peace and much more (6:48). Plus, Mark Teixeira shares his Spring Training perspective (26:50), Scott Lauber brings some "Inside Heat" on the Phillies (39:29), and Buster talks to CC Sabathia about his farewell season (43:28).

Jalen: Lakers can make playoffs if LeBron plays at MVP level (0:59)
Henrique nets two in win over Caps (0:44)
LeBron: 'Bitersweet' on playing with Wade (0:36)
Wade, LeBron exchange alley-oops (0:28)
Kyrie sends up familiar alley-oop to LeBron (0:26)
Pujols: 'My goal is to be ready for March 29th' (1:07)
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Pujols, Ohtani eyeing return for Opening Day

Despite being in different stages of both their careers and their respective rehabs, Albert Pujols and Shohei Ohtani are both eyeing a return to the Los Angeles Angels' starting lineup by Opening Day.

Alden Gonzalez ESPN Staff Writer 

Albert Pujols ate healthier over the offseason and showed up looking slimmer despite spending most of the offseason recovering from knee surgery. He has been in Arizona for nearly a week and is hoping to be ready by Opening Day. As for how much 1B he'll play? "Last year we were expecting 30 games and I ended up playing over 100 games, I think (70). It all depends on how I feel and what's best for the team."