AP source: Angels pick up GM Eppler’s option for next season
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — A person familiar with the deal tells The Associated Press that the Los Angeles Angels are picking up the option on general manager Billy Eppler's contract for next...
Angels give up on Matt Harvey, drop pitcher from roster
SEATTLE (AP) — The Los Angeles Angels gave up on their $11 million investment in Matt Harvey, designating the 30-year-old right-hander for assignment on Friday.
Springer, Bregman propel Astros to 6-2 victory over Angels
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Alex Bregman and Houston stumbled out of the All-Star break, dropping four of six games, but the Astros have looked more like themselves the past two nights.
Miley, Astros to take on Harvey, Angels
Houston Astros (60-37, first in the AL West) vs. Los Angeles Angels (50-47, fourth in the AL West)
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)
Angels take on Seattle after combined no-hitter
Seattle Mariners (39-56, fifth in the AL West) vs. Los Angeles Angels (46-46, fourth in the AL West)
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — The Los Angeles Angels placed Matt Harvey on the 10-day injured list with an upper back strain on Saturday, two days after what he deemed an "embarrassing" loss and one of...
Angels take 4-game skid into matchup with Rangers
Texas Rangers (24-23, second in the AL West) vs. Los Angeles Angels (22-27, fourth in the AL West)
Twins tie franchise record with 8 homers, beat Twins 16-7
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Miguel Sano and Jonathan Schoop each hit two of Minnesota's franchise record-tying eight home runs and the Twins hammered Matt Harvey and the Los Angeles Angels 16-7...
Gonzalez takes 11-game hit streak into matchup with Angels
Minnesota Twins (32-16, first in the AL Central) vs. Los Angeles Angels (22-26, fourth in the AL West)
Slumping Royals look to break 3-game slide
Kansas City Royals (15-30, fifth in the AL Central) vs. Los Angeles Angels (21-23, second in the AL West)
Trout, Pujols back Harvey and lift Angels over Royals 5-2
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,...
Kansas City opens 3-game series at Los Angeles
Kansas City Royals (15-29, fifth in the AL Central) vs. Los Angeles Angels (20-23, third in the AL West)
Orioles take 3-game skid into matchup with Angels
Los Angeles Angels (18-20, third in the AL West) vs. Baltimore Orioles (13-25, fifth in the AL East)
Baltimore; Saturday, 4 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Angels: Matt Harvey (1-3, 6.94...
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)
Calhoun and the Angels host division rival Houston
Houston Astros (19-14, first in the AL West) vs. Los Angeles Angels (15-18, fourth in the AL West)
Monterrey; Sunday, 4 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Astros: Justin Verlander (4-1, 2.46...
Angels look for series sweep over Blue Jays
Toronto Blue Jays (14-16, third in the AL East) vs. Los Angeles Angels (14-17, fourth in the AL West)
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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.
Harvey, Angels to face Bailey, Royals on Sunday
Los Angeles Angels (11-17, fifth in the AL West) vs. Kansas City Royals (9-18, fifth in the AL Central)
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)
Rangers play Angels, aim to build on Minor’s strong outing
Los Angeles Angels (8-9, fifth in the AL West) vs. Texas Rangers (9-7, third in the AL West)
Arlington, Texas; Wednesday, 8 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Angels: Matt Harvey (0-1, 10.05...
Los Angeles puts win streak on the line against Milwaukee
Milwaukee Brewers (8-3, first in the NL Central) vs. Los Angeles Angels (5-6, fourth in the NL West)
Rangers ride big 1st inning past struggling Angels, 11-4
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — The Texas Rangers are all about fast starts this season. Matt Harvey and the Angels couldn't slow them down.
Joey Gallo hit a three-run homer and Ronald Guzman added a...
Los Angeles hosts Texas for 2019 home opener
Texas Rangers (4-2, second in the AL West) vs. Los Angeles Angels (1-5, fifth in the AL West)
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.
Estrada scheduled to start for Athletics against Angels
Los Angeles Angels (80-82, fourth in the AL West in 2018) vs. Oakland Athletics (97-65, second in the AL West in 2018)
Angels name Trevor Cahill opening day starter
TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — The last time Trevor Cahill made an opening day start, he was pitching for the Oakland Athletics. Now Los Angeles Angels manager Brad Ausmus has named Cahill as the opening day...
Angels’ Harvey goes 3 innings in first spring training start
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Matt Harvey has spent six years in the major leagues and will turn 30 years old on March 27, but the Los Angeles Angels pitcher said he felt as if he was making his first...
Angels right-hander Harvey to be sidelined at least a week
TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — Los Angeles Angels right-hander Matt Harvey will be sidelined for at least a week as a precaution because of a glute strain he felt during agility drills. He said he expects to be ready by opening day.
"It's nothing to be alarmed about," Harvey said Thursday. "It's unfortunate it's this early and with a new team and I have to miss a little time. I'll pick up right where I left off."
Angels’ Ausmus will get in on the action at spring training
TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — Brad Ausmus will absolutely get in on the action during his first spring training as Angels manager. He has already caught a couple of bullpens and plans to jump right into more drills along the way to help his players prepare for a fresh season.
"I get involved pretty good," he said. "You might see me standing at a position with a glove on, covering a base or taking groundballs. That will happen."
Angels, reliever Allen finalize $8.5M, 1-year contract
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Relief pitcher Cody Allen and the Los Angeles Angels have finalized a one-year contract for $8.5 million.
He can earn an additional $2 million in performance bonuses for games finished as part of the deal announced Sunday: $250,000 each for 35 and 40, and $500,000 apiece for 45, 50 and 55.
Allen had a career-high 4.70 ERA for Cleveland last season, going 4-6 with 27 saves in 70 games. The 30-year-old righty is the Indians' franchise leader with 149 saves.
Harvey officially agrees to 1-year deal with Angels
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — The Los Angeles Angels have officially agreed to a one-year deal with pitcher Matt Harvey.
The deal announced Friday is worth $11 million but the right-hander could earn an additional $3 million in performance bonuses.
AP source: Matt Harvey, Angels agree to $11M, 1-year deal
NEW YORK (AP) — Matt Harvey has agreed to an $11 million, one-year contract with the Los Angeles Angels, returning to the team that drafted him out of high school but failed to sign the pitcher.
Harvey's deal was disclosed by a person familiar with the negotiations who spoke Tuesday to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity because the agreement had not yet been announced.
A trade of Tanners: Nats send Roark to Reds for Rainey
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Tanner Roark figured he would be pitching in Washington's star-studded rotation next year alongside Max Scherzer, Stephen Strasburg and newcomer Patrick Corbin.
Instead, he found himself part of the majors' first Tanner-for-Tanner trade, headed to the rebuilding Reds. Cincinnati acquired him for fellow right-hander Tanner Rainey on Wednesday during the winter meetings.
Bote hits another winning HR, Cubs beat Reds 3-2 in 10th
CHICAGO (AP) — Rookie David Bote struck again, connecting in the 10th inning for another game-ending home run that sent the Chicago Cubs over the Cincinnati Reds 3-2 on Friday for their third straight victory.
Bote got behind 0-2 before driving Raisel Iglesias' next pitch deep to left field with one out. The infielder hit a bottom-of-the-ninth, two-out grand slam that beat Washington 4-3 on Aug. 12.
Harvey no-hit try into 6th, Reds beat Bumgarner, Giants 7-1
CINCINNATI (AP) — It was a throwback night for Matt Harvey. At least, that's how it looked to Giants manager Bruce Bochy.
Harvey took a no-hit try into the sixth inning, Jose Peraza and Dilson Herrera backed him with home runs and the Cincinnati Reds dominated Madison Bumgarner and San Francisco 7-1 on Saturday night.
Reds’ Harvey back in New York: ‘I made a lot of mistakes’
NEW YORK (AP) — The glory days with the Mets, those are still fresh for Matt Harvey: Pitching in the World Series, hearing the chants at Citi Field, becoming the Dark Knight.
So are the bad times: Suspended for failing to show up at the park, getting hit hard, being banished to the bullpen.
"I remember a lot of cheers," the former ace said. "I do remember some boos."
CINCINNATI (AP) — Corey Dickerson and the Pittsburgh Pirates are so hot even Ivan Nova is contributing at the plate.
Dickerson homered for the fourth time in three days, and the Pirates beat the Cincinnati Reds 9-2 on Sunday for their ninth straight victory.
Gennett, Herrera homer to lead Reds past Cardinals, 9-1
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Matt Harvey is feeling good again and now his name is popping up in trade rumors for good reasons.
Harvey tossed five solid innings, Scooter Gennett and Dilson Herrera homered and the Cincinnati Reds beat the St. Louis Cardinals 9-1 on Friday night.
Harvey, who was acquired from the New York Mets on May 8, won his fourth successive decision and is 4-1 with a 2.38 ERA over his last six starts.
CINCINNATI (AP) — Another day, another Cincinnati grand slam.
Jose Peraza kept up the parade of slams, sending Matt Harvey and the Reds over the NL Central-leading Milwaukee Brewers 8-2 Sunday.
Harvey has another strong start as Reds beat Braves, 5-3
ATLANTA (AP) — Matt Harvey is starting to discover his old winning form in his new home with the Cincinnati Reds.
Harvey pitched six-hit ball into the seventh inning, earning back-to-back wins for the first time this season and leading Cincinnati to a 5-3 victory over the Atlanta Braves on Tuesday night.
"A start like today where you're facing a good lineup, and you don't have your best stuff, and you grind through it, it's a step in the right direction," Harvey said.
Winker’s grand slam rallies Reds past Cubs 6-2
CINCINNATI (AP) — Jesse Winker hit his first career game-ending homer against the Rockies on June 7 and got a pair of Carlos Gonzalez's white batting gloves during the series as a keepsake. He wore them for another career breakthrough on Thursday night.
Kuhl goes 6, snaps winless streak as Pirates beat Reds 3-2
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Chad Kuhl was just happy his team got the win. His manager was thrilled that his right-hander got the credit for it.
Kuhl pitched six solid innings to win for the first time since May 6, a span of seven starts, and the Pittsburgh Pirates edged the Cincinnati Reds and Matt Harvey 3-2 on Friday night.
Cardinals get 12th straight win over Reds, 7-6 in 10 innings
CINCINNATI (AP) — A downpour in the bottom of the ninth delayed the finish. When the skies cleared, closer Bud Norris blew a two-run lead that sent it to an extra inning.
No matter. The St. Louis Cardinals always find a way to beat the Cincinnati Reds.
Gonzalez goes third deck off Harvey, Rockies beat Reds 8-2
DENVER (AP) — For one game at least, Carlos Gonzalez was his old self again.
The slumping slugger had a season-high four hits, including a third-deck homer off Matt Harvey, and the Colorado Rockies beat the Cincinnati Reds 8-2 on Sunday.
It was Gonzalez's first four-hit game since Sept. 12, 2016, at Arizona. The 32-year-old outfielder raised his batting average from .214 to .241.
Gennett’s slam helps Harvey gets 1st Reds win, 7-2 over Bucs
CINCINNATI (AP) — So far, Matt Harvey is making good on his second chance.
The former Mets ace allowed only one run over six innings for his first win with the Cincinnati Reds, and Scooter Gennett hit his fifth grand slam in the last two seasons on Tuesday night for a 7-2 victory over the Pittsburgh Pirates.
Nido, Flexen brought up by Mets, who cut Lobaton
NEW YORK (AP) — Rookie Tomas Nido has replaced Jose Lobaton as the New York Mets' backup to newly acquired catcher Devin Mesoraco, primarily so he can observe the eight-year veteran.
Starter Travis d'Arnaud's season ended after four games because of a torn elbow ligament and backup Kevin Plawecki isn't expected back for at least another week after breaking his left hand on April 11.
Gennett, Duvall homer as Reds defense helps them avoid sweep
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Of course Scooter Gennett knew he had made that magnificent play all the way.
"Yeah, well I'm really fast," Cincinnati's second baseman quipped, grinning, "so long distances aren't really a problem for me. I get there pretty quick."
Scooter sure can scoot.
Gennett homered a half-inning after he saved two runs with a diving catch on a difficult popup that he somehow ran down, helping the Reds avoid a sweep by the San Francisco Giants with a 6-3 win Wednesday.