DeGrom delay shows potential peril for new Rangers pitchersFebruary 18, 2023 GMT
The continued delay of Jacob deGrom's debut at spring training shows the potentially perilous situation the Texas Rangers could have with the veteran starting pitchers they added during the offseason.
Syndergaard looking for boost off 1-year deal with DodgersDecember 20, 2022 GMT
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Noah Syndergaard is hoping to have the same success on a one-year deal with the Los Angeles Dodgers as Tyler Anderson and Andrew Heaney.
“I feel like everything they touch turns to gold,” Syndergaard said during a conference call Monday.
Rangers sign LHP Andrew Heaney to $25 million, 2-year dealDecember 10, 2022 GMT
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Andrew Heaney and the Rangers finalized their $25 million, two-year contract Friday, the latest move by Texas to upgrade its pitching staff.
Heaney went 4-4 with a 3.10 ERA in 16 games (14 starts) for the NL West champion Los Angeles Dodgers last season.
AP sources: Walker, Bellinger, Bell move; Giants add HanigerDecember 7, 2022 GMT
SAN DIEGO (AP) — Cole Kuiper saw a report on Twitter: Aaron Judge was nearing a deal with the San Francisco Giants. Cole called his father, Giants broadcaster Duane Kuiper, to share the good news.
Then the report was scrubbed, and Cole had to get back to his vacationing dad.
Rockies beat Dodgers 5-2 after Urias departs in last startOctober 5, 2022 GMT
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Julio Urias made his final tune-up for the postseason and case for the Cy Young Award a solid one, though the Colorado Rockies went ahead after he left and beat the Los Angeles Dodgers 5-2 on Tuesday night.
Padres and Dodgers meet with series tied 1-1September 29, 2022 GMT
Los Angeles Dodgers (106-48, first in the NL West) vs. San Diego Padres (86-68, second in the NL West)
San Diego; Thursday, 9:40 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Dodgers: Andrew Heaney (3-3, 3.06 ERA, 1.08 WHIP, 97 strikeouts); Padres: Sean Manaea (7-9, 5.23 ERA, 1.36 WHIP, 147 strikeouts)
Cards star Pujols hits 699th career HR, connects vs DodgersSeptember 24, 2022 GMT
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Albert Pujols hit his 699th career home run on Friday night, continuing his remarkable run toward history in his final season.
The 42-year-old St. Louis Cardinals slugger went deep to the left-field pavilion off Los Angeles Dodgers lefty Andrew Heaney on a 1-2 pitch with one out in the third inning.
Cardinals visit the Dodgers to open 3-game seriesSeptember 23, 2022 GMT
St. Louis Cardinals (88-63, first in the NL Central) vs. Los Angeles Dodgers (103-46, first in the NL West)
Los Angeles; Friday, 10:10 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Cardinals: Jose Quintana (5-6, 3.16 ERA, 1.25 WHIP, 124 strikeouts); Dodgers: Andrew Heaney (3-2, 2.66 ERA, 1.05 WHIP, 92 strikeouts)
Giants try to avoid series sweep against the DodgersSeptember 18, 2022 GMT
Los Angeles Dodgers (100-44, first in the NL West) vs. San Francisco Giants (69-76, third in the NL West)
San Francisco; Sunday, 7:08 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Dodgers: Andrew Heaney (3-2, 2.84 ERA, 1.07 WHIP, 84 strikeouts); Giants: Alex Cobb (6-6, 3.48 ERA, 1.27 WHIP, 133 strikeouts)
Freeman leads Dodgers against the Padres after 4-hit outingSeptember 11, 2022 GMT
Los Angeles Dodgers (95-43, first in the NL West) vs. San Diego Padres (77-63, second in the NL West)
San Diego; Sunday, 4:10 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Dodgers: Andrew Heaney (2-2, 2.94 ERA, 1.08 WHIP, 78 strikeouts); Padres: Joe Musgrove (9-6, 3.16 ERA, 1.08 WHIP, 152 strikeouts)
Giants hit 5 HRs, beat Dodgers 7-4 to snap 8-game skid vs LASeptember 6, 2022 GMT
LOS ANGELES (AP) — With nothing but pride to play for, there are opportunities aplenty for some youngsters on the San Francisco Giants.
They're taking full advantage with a month to go in the season.
Giants take win streak into game against the DodgersSeptember 5, 2022 GMT
San Francisco Giants (64-68, third in the NL West) vs. Los Angeles Dodgers (92-41, first in the NL West)
Los Angeles; Monday, 10:10 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Giants: Logan Webb (11-8, 3.22 ERA, 1.18 WHIP, 137 strikeouts); Dodgers: Andrew Heaney (2-1, 2.12 ERA, 1.05 WHIP, 70 strikeouts)
Mets play the Dodgers in first of 3-game seriesAugust 30, 2022 GMT
Los Angeles Dodgers (89-38, first in the NL West) vs. New York Mets (82-47, first in the NL East)
New York; Tuesday, 7:10 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Dodgers: Andrew Heaney (2-1, 1.94 ERA, 1.01 WHIP, 62 strikeouts); Mets: Taijuan Walker (10-3, 3.38 ERA, 1.20 WHIP, 88 strikeouts)
Dodgers pummel Brewers again, Heaney 10 Ks in 12-6 winAugust 25, 2022 GMT
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Andrew Heaney struck out 10 in his first win in four months, Austin Barnes drove in four runs, and the Los Angeles Dodgers pummeled the Milwaukee Brewers for the second straight game, winning 12-6 on Wednesday night.
Dodgers and Brewers play to determine series winnerAugust 24, 2022 GMT
Milwaukee Brewers (65-57, second in the NL Central) vs. Los Angeles Dodgers (85-37, first in the NL West)
Los Angeles; Wednesday, 9 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Brewers: Adrian Houser (0-0); Dodgers: Andrew Heaney (1-1, 1.77 ERA, 1.04 WHIP, 52 strikeouts)
McCutchen has 19th career multi-HR game in Brewers’ 5-3 winAugust 18, 2022 GMT
MILWAUKEE (AP) — If Andrew McCutchen gets back to hitting left-handers as effectively as he has for much of his career, it could go a long way toward helping the Milwaukee Brewers to a fifth straight playoff berth.
Dodgers bring 2-1 series lead over Brewers into game 4August 18, 2022 GMT
Los Angeles Dodgers (81-35, first in the NL West) vs. Milwaukee Brewers (62-54, second in the NL Central)
Milwaukee; Thursday, 2:10 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Dodgers: Andrew Heaney (1-0, 1.16 ERA, 1.00 WHIP, 42 strikeouts); Brewers: Corbin Burnes (8-5, 2.39 ERA, .92 WHIP, 181 strikeouts)
Muncy, Betts homer, Dodgers beat KC for 12th straight winAugust 14, 2022 GMT
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Max Muncy had a homer and four RBIs, Mookie Betts hit his team-leading 26th home run and the Los Angeles Dodgers extended their winning streak to 12 games with a 13-3 win over the Kansas City Royals on Saturday night.
Dodgers look to extend win streak, play the RoyalsAugust 13, 2022 GMT
Los Angeles Dodgers (78-33, first in the NL West) vs. Kansas City Royals (47-67, fourth in the AL Central)
Kansas City, Missouri; Saturday, 7:10 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Dodgers: Andrew Heaney (1-0, .64 ERA, 1.00 WHIP, 37 strikeouts); Royals: Brad Keller (6-12, 4.45 ERA, 1.37 WHIP, 80 strikeouts)
Dodgers play the Padres with 1-0 series leadAugust 6, 2022 GMT
San Diego Padres (61-48, second in the NL West) vs. Los Angeles Dodgers (73-33, first in the NL West)
Los Angeles; Saturday, 9:10 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Padres: Mike Clevinger (3-3, 3.13 ERA, 1.08 WHIP, 59 strikeouts); Dodgers: Andrew Heaney (1-0, .77 ERA, .99 WHIP, 34 strikeouts)
Turner, Muncy power Dodgers to 8-2 win over GiantsAugust 2, 2022 GMT
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Trea Turner homered to extend his hitting streak to 19 games, Max Muncy also went deep, and the Los Angeles Dodgers beat the San Francisco Giants 8-2 Monday night.
Freddie Freeman had three hits, including a double, and two RBIs as the Dodgers won for the fifth time in six games to improve to 23-5 since June 30.
Giants host the Dodgers to open 4-game seriesAugust 1, 2022 GMT
Los Angeles Dodgers (68-33, first in the NL West) vs. San Francisco Giants (51-51, third in the NL West)
San Francisco; Monday, 9:45 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Dodgers: Andrew Heaney (1-0, .47 ERA, .88 WHIP, 27 strikeouts); Giants: Logan Webb (9-4, 2.91 ERA, 1.13 WHIP, 108 strikeouts)
Dodgers strike early, avoid sweep with 7-1 win over NatsJuly 27, 2022 GMT
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Washington Nationals' hopes of pulling off one of the most improbable series sweeps in recent baseball history pretty much evaporated in the first inning.
After a two-day stumble, the Dodgers are back on track — and they're getting healthier, too.
Nationals take 3-game road win streak into matchup with the DodgersJuly 27, 2022 GMT
Washington Nationals (33-65, fifth in the NL East) vs. Los Angeles Dodgers (64-31, first in the NL West)
Los Angeles; Wednesday, 3:10 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Nationals: Patrick Corbin (4-13, 6.02 ERA, 1.70 WHIP, 98 strikeouts); Dodgers: Andrew Heaney (0-0)
Dodgers start season at home against the GiantsJuly 23, 2022 GMT
San Francisco Giants vs. Los Angeles Dodgers
Los Angeles; Saturday, 7:15 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Giants: Alex Wood (6-7, 4.20 ERA, 1.24 WHIP, 90 strikeouts); Dodgers: Julio Urias (8-6, 2.89 ERA, 1.02 WHIP, 94 strikeouts)
Dodgers square off against the Guardians in series rubber matchJune 19, 2022 GMT
Cleveland Guardians (33-28, second in the AL Central) vs. Los Angeles Dodgers (40-24, first in the NL West)
Los Angeles; Sunday, 4:10 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Guardians: Shane Bieber (3-3, 3.14 ERA, 1.17 WHIP, 75 strikeouts); Dodgers: Andrew Heaney (0-0)
Anderson extends shutout streak, Dodgers defeat Mets 6-1June 4, 2022 GMT
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Tyler Anderson has been a pleasant surprise for a Los Angeles Dodgers rotation missing Clayton Kershaw and Andrew Heaney due to injuries.
The unbeaten Anderson extended his scoreless streak to 26 innings and became the first National League pitcher with seven wins as the Dodgers defeated the New York Mets 6-1 on Friday night.
Anderson sharp on mound, Dodgers sweep D-backs with 3-1 winMay 30, 2022 GMT
PHOENIX (AP) — Manager Dave Roberts admits he winced a little when the Dodgers' schedule came out and he saw a 10-game road stretch in mid-to-late May that included lengthy trips to Philadelphia, Washington and Arizona.
Andrew Heaney whiffs 11, Dodgers sweep Reds with 9-1 blowoutApril 18, 2022 GMT
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Freddie Freeman and Andrew Heaney were aware of the high standards they would be expected to reach when they joined the powerhouse Los Angeles Dodgers in the offseason.
Freeman has fit right in with his usual excellence, while Heaney looks better than ever so far.
Reds look to break 5-game losing streak, play the DodgersApril 17, 2022 GMT
Cincinnati Reds (2-7) vs. Los Angeles Dodgers (6-2)
Los Angeles; Sunday, 4:10 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Reds: Tyler Mahle (1-0, 1.00 ERA, 1.22 WHIP, 11 strikeouts); Dodgers: Andrew Heaney (0-0, .00 ERA, .69 WHIP, five strikeouts)
Twins start 2-game series at home against the DodgersApril 12, 2022 GMT
Los Angeles Dodgers (1-2) vs. Minnesota Twins (1-2)
Minneapolis; Tuesday, 7:40 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Dodgers: Andrew Heaney (0-0); Twins: Chris Archer (0-0)
Dodgers sign LHP Tyler Anderson, trade OF Raley to Tampa BayMarch 18, 2022 GMT
GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — The Los Angeles Dodgers have signed veteran left-hander Tyler Anderson to a one-year contract.
Los Angeles also acquired minor league pitcher Tanner Dodson from Tampa Bay in a trade for outfielder Luke Raley on Friday.
5 MLB pitchers on witness list for trial over Skaggs’ deathFebruary 4, 2022 GMT
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Five major league pitchers are on the government's witness list for the trial of a former Los Angeles Angels employee accused of providing Angels pitcher Tyler Skaggs with the drugs that caused his overdose death.
Heaney eager to bounce back with Dodgers after rough yearNovember 12, 2021 GMT
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Andrew Heaney is eager to bounce back from a rough season. The Los Angeles Dodgers believe he can, too, with some adjustments.
The free agent left-hander signed an $8.5 million, one-year deal this week that brings him back to Southern California, where he pitched for the Angels from 2015 until getting shipped to the New York Yankees at the July trade deadline.
Heaney, Dodgers finalize $8.5 million, 1-year dealNovember 11, 2021 GMT
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Free agent left-hander Andrew Heaney and the Los Angeles Dodgers finalized their $8.5 million, one-year contract on Wednesday, filling a hole in the team's pitching staff.
Heaney can earn an additional $1 million in performance bonuses: $250,000 each for 100, 125, 150 and 175 innings.
AP source: Dodgers, LHP Heaney agree to $8.5M, 1-year dealNovember 8, 2021 GMT
CARLSBAD, Calif. (AP) — The Los Angeles Dodgers have agreed to an $8.5 million, one-year contract with free agent left-hander Andrew Heaney, according to a person with knowledge of the deal.
The person spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity Monday because the agreement hadn't been announced.
Eovaldi expected to start as Red Sox host the YankeesSeptember 24, 2021 GMT
New York Yankees (86-67, third in the AL East) vs. Boston Red Sox (88-65, second in the AL East)
Boston; Friday, 7:10 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Yankees: Gerrit Cole (15-8, 3.03 ERA, 1.03 WHIP, 231 strikeouts) Red Sox: Nathan Eovaldi (10-8, 3.52 ERA, 1.15 WHIP, 188 strikeouts)
Sánchez error leads to 7-run inning, Indians drop Yanks 11-3September 18, 2021 GMT
NEW YORK (AP) — Gary Sánchez failed to catch a foul popup that led to a seven-run fifth inning capped by Andrés Giménez’s three-run homer, and the Cleveland Indians routed the Yankees 11-3 on Saturday to drop New York out of a playoff position.
Cole scheduled to start for Yankees at OriolesSeptember 14, 2021 GMT
New York Yankees (80-64, third in the AL East) vs. Baltimore Orioles (46-97, fifth in the AL East)
Baltimore; Tuesday, 7:05 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Yankees: Gerrit Cole (14-7, 2.78 ERA, .99 WHIP, 217 strikeouts) Orioles: Alexander Wells (1-2, 7.15 ERA, 1.90 WHIP, 17 strikeouts)
Bronx cheer: Velazquez helps streaking Yanks sweep Red SoxAugust 19, 2021 GMT
NEW YORK (AP) — Growing up in the Bronx, Andrew Velazquez remembers attending plenty of Yankees games — though not any specific ones against Boston.
“Those tickets were probably too expensive,” he said.
O’s slug 4 HRs, top Yanks 7-1 in game slowed by loose catAugust 3, 2021 GMT
NEW YORK (AP) — In a game delayed for several minutes while a bevy of groundskeepers tried to corral a scaredy cat in the outfield, the Baltimore Orioles hit four solo homers off New York newcomer Andrew Heaney and beat the Yankees 7-1 Monday night.
Elusive kitten, Orioles hittin’ in 7-1 romp over YankeesAugust 3, 2021 GMT
NEW YORK (AP) — In a game delayed for several minutes while a bevy of groundskeepers tried to corral a scaredy cat in the outfield, the Baltimore Orioles hit four solo homers off Yankees newcomer Andrew Heaney to beat New York 7-1 Monday night.
Yankees get Angels lefty starter Heaney for 2 minor leaguersJuly 31, 2021 GMT
MIAMI (AP) — The New York Yankees acquired Los Angeles Angels starter Andrew Heaney on Friday, adding a pitcher after making two big trades for sluggers.
The Yankees got the 30-year-old lefty and cash for minor league right-handers Janson Junk and Elvis Peguero.
Mayfield’s 3-run homer off Maeda leads Angels past Twins 3-2July 23, 2021 GMT
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Andrew Heaney found his groove, retiring the last 11 batters he faced.
The left-hander rediscovered his belief in his own ability, too.
Jack Mayfield hit a three-run homer and Heaney finished seven innings for his longest start of the season, leading the Los Angeles Angels past Minnesota 3-2 on Thursday night after the Twins traded away All-Star slugger Nelson Cruz.
Ohtani’s 32nd home run helps Angels beat Red Sox 5-4July 8, 2021 GMT
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Shohei Ohtani hit his major league-leading 32nd homer, a season high by a Japanese player in the major leagues, helping the Los Angeles Angels beat the Boston Red Sox 5-4 on Wednesday.
Judge, Sánchez power Yankees past Ohtani, Angels 11-5June 30, 2021 GMT
NEW YORK (AP) — Aaron Judge and Gary Sánchez powered a long-awaited onslaught from New York’s star-studded lineup, helping the Yankees overcome two more home runs by big league leader Shohei Ohtani to beat the Los Angeles Angels 11-5 Tuesday night.
DeSclafani wins again, Flores HR as Giants top Angels 5-0June 23, 2021 GMT
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Anthony DeSclafani and the San Francisco Giants aren't showing any signs of slowing down.
The right-hander allowed three hits over seven sharp innings Tuesday night in a 5-0 victory against the Los Angeles Angels.
Murphy homers again, Montas wins as A’s beat Angels 6-4June 16, 2021 GMT
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Frankie Montas induced Shohei Ohtani’s inning-ending double play in the third, then struck out the two-way star with three splitters low in the zone to finish the fifth.
Sure, Ohtani hit his 18th homer late — but he did minimal damage at the plate overall, and that’s certainly a mark of success for any Angels opponent.
Rendon drives in 5 runs, Angels beat Giants 8-1June 2, 2021 GMT
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Anthony Rendon drove in five runs, Max Stassi returned from a concussion and hit an RBI double, and the Los Angeles Angels beat the San Francisco Giants 8-1 on Tuesday night.
With injured slugger Mike Trout sidelined for up to two months, Rendon's hot bat means even more.
Ohtani hits 15th HR in 6-run 4th, Angels defeat Rangers 11-5May 26, 2021 GMT
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Shohei Ohtani hit his 15th homer during a six-run burst, Andrew Heaney got his first win in seven weeks and the Los Angeles Angels beat the Texas Rangers 11-5 Tuesday night.
Ohtani scorched a cutter by Brett de Geus down the right-field line for a three-run shot to give the Angels a 9-1 lead in the fourth inning.
Astros slug season-high 5 homers to rout Angels 9-1May 13, 2021 GMT
HOUSTON (AP) — José Altuve and Yuli Gurriel homered early as the Houston Astros hit a season-high five long balls Wednesday night in a 9-1 win over the Los Angeles Angels.
Altuve launched a leadoff homer and Gurriel, who also went deep Tuesday, added his two-run shot later in the first inning...
Heaney scheduled to start for Angels against TwinsApril 16, 2021 GMT
Minnesota Twins (6-7) vs. Los Angeles Angels (7-5)
Angels’ Skaggs remembered and praised at memorial serviceJuly 23, 2019 GMT
SANTA MONICA, Calif. (AP) — Los Angeles Angels pitcher Andrew Heaney urged those at a private memorial service to remember a gift fallen teammate Tyler Skaggs gave to them...