Houston Astros (59-37, first in the AL West) vs. Los Angeles Angels (50-46, fourth in the AL West)
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — The Houston Astros expected the Angels to retaliate against Jake Marisnick in his first game versus Los Angeles since his violent home plate collision with catcher Jonathan...
Houston Astros (59-36, first in the AL West) vs. Los Angeles Angels (49-46, fourth in the AL West)
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — The Los Angeles Angels all acknowledge they're still mourning Tyler Skaggs' death, even if the relentless grind of the baseball schedule doesn't give them much time to do...
Mariners look to stop 3-game slide against Angels
Seattle Mariners (39-57, fifth in the AL West) vs. Los Angeles Angels (47-46, fourth in the AL West)
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Slugger Mike Trout has been brilliant on offense over the past seven games, becoming the sixth player in American League history with eight home runs and 18 RBIs in that...
ST. LOUIS (AP) — In a weekend full of emotional moments, Los Angeles slugger Albert Pujols saved the best for last.
Pujols capped off a stirring three-day return to St. Louis by exchanging...
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Albert Pujols wraps up his reunion at Busch Stadium, where the adoring St. Louis fans get another chance to cheer him...
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Albert Pujols delivered for his many fans in St. Louis. The Cardinals were crowd pleasers, too.
Pujols took a curtain call for his adoring fans at Busch Stadium after...
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Albert Pujols drew so many cheers in his return to St. Louis, he even apologized to Cardinals pitcher Michael Wacha.
Pujols was showered with ovations in his long-awaited...
ST. Louis (AP) — The cheers for Albert Pujols lasted much longer than his at-bat.
It had been almost eight years in the making, but Albert Pujols returned to the Busch Stadium on Friday...
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BACK WHERE IT BEGAN
Albert Pujols returns for his first game in St. Louis since leaving the Cardinals to sign a $240 million...
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Marlins outfielder JT Riddle wiped out two months of frustration with one swing of the bat.
Riddle hit a two-run homer in the 11th inning, Zac Gallen was effective in his...
TORONTO (AP) — Bill McKinney made the most of his first opportunity since being recalled from the minors.
McKinney's two-run homer in the bottom of the 10th inning lifted the Toronto Blue...
Rays survive 9th inning Angels’ rally, win 6-5
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — The Tampa Bay Rays dodged a scare from Mike Trout, and now they're headed to the Bronx for a most crucial division showdown.
Oakland takes on Los Angeles in division matchup
Oakland Athletics (30-30, third in the AL West) vs. Los Angeles Angels (29-32, fourth in the AL West)
SEATTLE (AP) — Jose Suarez showed the poise of a veteran in his major league debut.
The 21-year-old allowed three runs over 5 ? innings and got plenty of support from Albert Pujols and the...
SEATTLE (AP) — Kole Calhoun has the same routine after every game: watch video of his at-bats. It doesn't matter if the Los Angeles Angels win or lose, or if Calhoun has a good night or...
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Matt Harvey seems to be finding his groove.
Harvey, who signed an $11 million, one-year deal with the Angels in the offseason, pitched two-run ball for five innings,...
BALTIMORE (AP) — Now in his 19th major league season, Albert Pujols still has the power and bat speed to hit a baseball a very long way.
Pujols homered twice to increase his total to 641,...
DETROIT (AP) — Albert Pujols turned on a fastball over the middle of the plate, sent the no-doubt shot deep into the left-field seats, flipped his bat toward celebrating teammates in the dugout...
DETROIT (AP) — Albert Pujols is the third player with 2,000 career RBIs.
Pujols hit a solo homer in the third inning Thursday for the Los Angeles Angels against the Detroit Tigers, putting...
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Before the Los Angeles Angels hit the road for a two-week, 11-game, two-nation trip, they added another solid win to their recent surge.
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Although Mike Trout has reached base in every game he has played this season, he realizes his typical production lacked some of his usual pop and potency in April.
Yelich picking up where he left off in 2018
NEW YORK (AP) — Something figured to stop Christian Yelich's historic home run pace — and a balky lower back might just do it.
The way things have been going, it certainly wasn't going to be...
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Albert Pujols opened the weekend by passing Lou Gehrig on the career RBIs list and ended it by moving past Barry Bonds.
Yelich’s 14th homer helps Brewers beat Mets 8-6
NEW YORK (AP) — After Christian Yelich helped put Milwaukee ahead, Josh Hader prevented the Mets from coming back.
Yelich hit his major league-leading 14th home run, tying the record for...
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Albert Pujols hit a two-run homer in the first inning and moved past Lou Gehrig into fourth place on the career RBIs list, and Tyler Skaggs pitched five shutout innings as...
New York Yankees (12-10, second in the AL East) vs. Los Angeles Angels (9-14, fifth in the AL West)
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A BENCH FOR THIS JUDGE
The New York Yankees are expected to put All-Star slugger Aaron Judge on the injured list, a day after he...
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Albert Pujols was humbled after he caught and passed Babe Ruth for fifth place on baseball's career RBI chart.
Yet even the Los Angeles Angels slugger's 636th homer...
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Los Angeles Angels slugger Albert Pujols has tied Babe Ruth for fifth place in baseball history with his 1,992nd career RBI.
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Justin Bour shouted, turned his head and headed back toward the bench.
He wasn't watching the ball, but Dee Gordon was watching him.
Hamels helps Cubs beat Trout-less Angels 5-1
CHICAGO (AP) — Cole Hamels loves pitching at Wrigley Field.
No matter what the conditions are.
Hamels tossed eight sparkling innings, Willson Contreras homered twice and the Chicago...
Trout, Pujols deliver for Angels in 8-4 win over Dodgers
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Mike Trout enjoyed a little pregame celebration and then went right back to work.
Trout had an RBI double in his first home game since signing a record contract and...
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — The Los Angeles Angels are about to make Mike Trout the highest-paid athlete in North American team sports history. Once his contract is signed, the most productive baseball...
Mike Trout is on the verge of becoming baseball's first half-billion dollar man.
Trout and the Los Angeles Angels are close to finalizing a $432 million, 12-year contract that would shatter...
TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — Albert Pujols had a busy weekend. On Friday, he was in New York at the United Nations to receive an award. On Saturday, he played in a "B'' game on a back field at the Los...
Chatting on the bases is good-natured, a learning experience
MESA, Ariz. (AP) — While playing for Texas, Jurickson Profar always learned something from new teammate Khris Davis when the Oakland slugger stopped at Profar's second base spot.
Albert Pujols predicts he’ll be everyday player at age 39
TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — Albert Pujols has a bold if unrealistic prediction for his 2019 season.
"I'm expecting to play 162 games," the Los Angeles Angels first baseman said Sunday. "One hundred ninety games I'm going to play this year, including spring training."
A month past his 39th birthday, Pujols is an 18-year big league veteran, 10-time All-Star and three-time MVP.
"He will not be playing 190, I promise you that," new Angels manager Brad Ausmus said.
Ausmus era begins when Trout, Pujols lead Angels into spring
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — For the first time since 2000, a new manager will be in the home clubhouse at Tempe Diablo Stadium when the Los Angeles Angels report to spring training.
Mike Scioscia spent 19 years in charge of the Halos, and Brad Ausmus is aware of the enormity of the shoes he is about to fill.
Free agent Justin Bour, Angels finalize $2.5M deal
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — First baseman Justin Bour and the Angels have finalized a $2.5 million, one-year contract, giving Los Angeles depth while Albert Pujols recovers from surgery.
Bour can earn an additional $500,000 in performance bonuses based on plate appearances under the deal announced Saturday: $125,000 each for 350, 400, 450 and 500.
AP source: Free agent first baseman Bour, Angels reach deal
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Justin Bour is set to bring the Los Angeles Angels key depth they need until stars Albert Pujols and Shohei Ohtani are fully recovered from surgery.
The Angels and the free agent first baseman have reached a deal, a person with knowledge of the negotiations told The Associated Press on Wednesday night.
Bour's contract is pending a physical, the person said on condition of anonymity because nothing had been finalized.
Pujols, Ohtani make progress from season-ending surgeries
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Los Angeles Angels slugger Albert Pujols has been cleared to do extensive upper body work and also has begun low-impact lower body exercises as he recovers from surgery on his left knee and right elbow.
Pujols isn't yet ready to swing a bat but continues to progress as he works with a strength coach, general manager Billy Eppler said. The first baseman and designated hitter had season-ending knee surgery in August followed by the elbow procedure in September to remove bone spurs.
Albert Pujols likely out for season after left knee surgery
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Los Angeles Angels slugger Albert Pujols is likely to miss the rest of his 18th major league season after undergoing surgery on his left knee.
The Angels announced Wednesday that Pujols has undergone arthroscopic knee surgery performed by Dr. Neal ElAttrache in Los Angeles. Recovery time is typically at least six weeks, and the Angels' season likely will be over in 4 1/2 weeks.
Pujols has season-high 4 RBIs, Angels beat Rangers 11-7
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Albert Pujols keeps climbing up the career hits list and hurting the Texas Rangers in their home park.
Pujols drove in a season-high four runs, Shohei Ohtani hit a three-run homer and the Los Angeles Angels beat Texas 11-7 on a rainy Saturday night.
Pujols went 3 for 4 to tie 19th-century star Cap Anson for 23rd with 3,081 hits. His 633rd homer was his 16th in 59 games in Arlington.
Calhoun, Upton HR, Angels beat A’s 4-3; Pujols hit milestone
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Against one of the best bullpens in baseball, the Los Angeles Angels treated all of the late innings like they were the ninth and the tactic was rewarded when they rallied for a 4-3 victory over the Oakland Athletics.
Kole Calhoun and Justin Upton hit two-run homers and Albert Pujols reached another milestone as the Angels were forced into comeback mode early on Friday night.
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — After getting three big homers and nine innings of outstanding pitching to complete a series sweep, the Los Angeles Angels are headed into a day off with a rare feeling of contentment in their disappointing season.
The Detroit Tigers are just grateful to be going home after a horrific California road trip ended with nothing but losses.
Justin Upton and Albert Pujols hit back-to-back homers in the fifth inning, and the Angels swept the Tigers with a 6-0 victory Wednesday.
CLEVELAND (AP) — Shohei Ohtani hit two home runs in a game for the first time in the major leagues, and the Los Angeles Angels defeated the Cleveland Indians 7-4 on Friday night.
Ohtani, whose four hits were also the most of his big league career, singled in the eighth and scored the go-ahead run on David Fletcher's double.
The Angels won at Progressive Field for the first time since June 17, 2014, breaking a 10-game skid.