Astros’ Verlander becomes 18th pitcher with 3,000 strikeouts
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Houston Astros ace Justin Verlander has become the 18th major league pitcher to reach 3,000 career strikeouts.
The 36-year-old right-hander entered Saturday night's...
Angels outlast Astros 4-3 in 12, preventing Houston clinch
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — The Los Angeles Angels made nine pitching changes, including seven in a four-inning span. Those pitchers grinded and fought and managed to keep the mighty Astros scoreless...
Puig, Clevinger lead Indians to 7-3 victory over Angels
CLEVELAND (AP) — Indians manager Terry Francona knows Yasiel Puig's presence brings an extra buzz to the ballpark.
"If I was a fan that would be one of the guys, if I was hungry I'd wait...
Pujols’ 3 hits, 3 RBIs power streaking Halos past Astros 9-6
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...
Trout homers again, Angels use 4 HRs to edge Astros 5-4
HOUSTON (AP) — Mike Trout is on a roll and it's helping the Los Angeles Angels get on one, too.
Trout hit his American League-leading 26th homer, and Kole Calhoun, Shohei Ohtani and...
Ohtani, Calhoun help Angels win 4th straight, 8-3 over A’s
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Shohei Ohtani and Kole Calhoun provided the big hits for the Los Angeles Angels, but they weren't the only ones to contribute.
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — The Los Angeles Angels received equal bits of good and bad news Tuesday.
Shohei Ottani was fine, a day after he was hit on the right ring finger while swinging on a...
Bard expected to start for the Angels against Tigers
Los Angeles Angels (16-20, fourth in the AL West) vs. Detroit Tigers (16-17, fourth in the AL Central)
Angels host the Blue Jays following Harvey’s strong performance
Toronto Blue Jays (14-14, third in the AL East) vs. Los Angeles Angels (12-17, fifth in the AL West)
Duffy to start for Kansas City against Los Angeles
Los Angeles Angels (10-16, fifth in the AL West) vs. Kansas City Royals (8-17, fifth in the AL Central)
Clint Frazier becomes 15th Yankee to go on injured list
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Clint Frazier became the Yankees' 15th player to go on the injured list, sidelined because of a sprained left ankle, and New York acquired Cameron Maybin from the Cleveland...
Yankees go for series sweep against Angels
New York Yankees (13-10, second in the AL East) vs. Los Angeles Angels (9-15, fifth in the AL West)
Clint Frazier not in Yankees’ lineup after hurting ankle
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Clint Frazier is not in the New York Yankees lineup for Tuesday night's game against the Los Angeles Angels as a precaution after he injured his left ankle in Monday night's...
Angels open 4-game series at home against New York
New York Yankees (11-10, second in the AL East) vs. Los Angeles Angels (9-13, fifth in the AL West)
Pujols passes Ruth on RBI list, but Mariners beat Angels 6-5
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.
Angels rally for 11-8 win over Brewers after Trout gets hurt
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Tommy La Stella is providing an unexpected power boost for the Los Angeles Angels during their interleague series against the Milwaukee Brewers.
Harvey solid in debut, Angels rally to beat A’s 6-2
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Matt Harvey was one hanging curveball away from looking start-to-finish like the ace he had been with the New York Mets.
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.
Cowart hits grand slam, drives in 5 as Angels stall A’s
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Stephen Piscotty thought he had Andrelton Simmons' fly ball lined up in the sixth inning before a woman reached her glove over the right-field wall and cost him a potential catch in foul territory.
Simmons hit a two-run single moments later, Kaleb Cowart launched a go-ahead grand slam and the Los Angeles Angels scored six times in the sixth to rally past the Oakland Athletics 9-7 on Tuesday night.
Trout homers twice, leads Angels past White Sox 12-3
CHICAGO (AP) — The wind blowing in posed a challenge to some hitters. Not Mike Trout.
Trout homered twice and drove in five runs, and the Los Angeles Angels beat the Chicago White Sox 12-3 on Saturday night.
Trout's 5-for-5 performance matched his career high for hits in a game and raised his batting average to .314.
"The two balls he hit were killed," manager Mike Scioscia said. "The wind was pushing them back. It shows you how strong Mike is. Great at-bats."
Simmons’ 2-run HR helps Angels beat Astros 3-0
HOUSTON (AP) — After the Los Angeles Angels won their second straight game against the Houston Astros with a shutout on Friday night, manager Mike Scioscia took a minute to rave about his pitching staff.
Heaney pitches 6 scoreless innings, Angels beat Astros 5-2
HOUSTON (AP) — Even Andrew Heaney couldn't remember his last road win.
"Apparently, it's been awhile," the left-hander said.
Heaney pitched six scoreless innings, Andrelton Simmons capped a four-run sixth inning with a three-run double and the Los Angeles Angels beat the Houston Astros 5-2 Thursday night.
Heaney (8-8) scattered five hits with six strikeouts to earn his first road win since Sept. 2, 2015, at Oakland, a span of 17 straight road starts.
Simmons, Young lead Halos past Tigers 6-2 with bat and glove
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Andrelton Simmons homered and made more than one spectacular defensive play. Eric Young Jr. homered and made a phenomenal play with his glove as well.
The Angels' star shortstop was more than willing to cede the spotlight to his journeyman teammate after a revitalizing win for Los Angeles.
Simmons hit a two-run homer and dazzled in the field to lead the Angels to a 6-2 victory over the Detroit Tigers on Monday night.
Trout drives in teammate for 1st time in month; Angels romp
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Mike Trout may have finally broken out of his slump.
The two-time American League MVP drove in a teammate for the first time in more than a month, homering to cap a seven-run burst in seventh inning for the Angels in a 14-5 rout of the Houston Astros on Sunday.
Angels overcome injury to Richards, beat Mariners 9-3
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — After a big game with the bats, the Los Angeles Angels went home worried about one of their most important arms.
Kole Calhoun and Andrelton Simmons each had three of Los Angeles' 15 hits Tuesday night, but starting pitcher Garrett Richards left in the third inning of a 9-3 victory over the Seattle Mariners because of irritation in his right forearm.
Kinsler, Upton power Angels past Twins 4-2
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Los Angeles Angels are missing some significant pieces of their team. The Minnesota Twins are down several important players, too.
With a couple of clutch hits and a strong night by the bullpen, the Angels taught a lesson in resiliency. The Twins are still searching for theirs.
Angels SS Simmons headed to DL after slipping in dugout
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Los Angeles Angels shortstop Andrelton Simmons was placed on the 10-day disabled list Wednesday because of a right ankle sprain.
Simmons was hurt Tuesday when he slipped coming down the dugout stairs before the 1-0 win over the Kansas City Royals. He left the game after the second inning.
Angels manager Mike Scioscia said there is no timeline yet for Simmons' return, but added "it's certainly going to take a little bit of time" to recover.
Odor dives home in 10th to lift Rangers over Angels 3-2
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Rougned Odor keeps finding himself at the center of critical moments, and Los Angeles Angels fans keep finding him with their jeers.
It worked out a little better for the Texas Rangers' fiery second baseman Saturday night.
Odor beat a throw home by left fielder Justin Upton on Ronald Guzman's single in the 10th inning, lifting Texas over the Angels 3-2.
Tanaka pitches Yankees past Angels 3-1
NEW YORK (AP) — Masahiro Tanaka pitched six sharp innings and struck out Japanese countryman Shohei Ohtani twice as the New York Yankees defeated the Los Angeles Angels 3-1 Sunday.
Brett Gardner had three hits for New York, which won five of six against the Angels this season.
Ohtani ties it, Simmons wins it in 9th as Angels beat Jays
TORONTO (AP) — Shohei Ohtani helped the Los Angeles Angels finally scrounge up some runs just in time.
Ohtani hit a tying two-run single, Andrelton Simmons added another two-run hit and the Angels rallied to beat the Toronto Blue Jays 5-4 on Wednesday night.
Simmons went 2 for 5 and right fielder Kole Calhoun made a game-saving throw in the bottom of the ninth as the Angels scored more than three runs for just the second time in their past 11 games.
Albert Pujols gets 2,999th hit, Angels blast Orioles 12-3
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — The Angel Stadium crowd rose in breathless unison when Albert Pujols stepped up for his final try at his 3,000th career hit before the Los Angeles Angels left town on a five-game road trip.
The unnatural silence was broken by the crack of Pujols' bat, but the ball popped harmlessly into right field.
Although those Angels fans got to see No. 2,999, Pujols' milestone hit remained tantalizingly out of reach Thursday night.
Pujols gets 2,999th hit, Angels beat Orioles 12-3
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Albert Pujols had a two-run double for his 2,999th career hit, and Luis Valbuena and Andrelton Simmons drove in three runs apiece in the Los Angeles Angels' 12-3 victory over the Baltimore Orioles on Thursday night.
Pujols did not get a hit in his final three plate appearances after moving to the brink of the 3,000-hit club in the second inning. He gets another chance Friday in Seattle.
Trout hits 10th HR, Ohtani shaky, Angels beat Astros 8-7
HOUSTON (AP) — Shohei Ohtani didn't have a great start. Mike Trout, Andrelton Simmons and the Los Angeles Angels did plenty to finish off the Houston Astros.
Trout hit his major league-leading 10th homer and the Angels overcame another shaky outing by Ohtani to beat Houston 8-7 Tuesday night, tying a team record with their 11th straight road win.