ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Outfielder Hunter Renfroe went to salary arbitration with the Los Angeles Angels on Monday in the first case to be argued this year.
Renfroe, who turned 31 on Saturday, requested a raise from $7.65 million to $11.9 million and the Angels asked arbitrators Melinda Gordon, Scott Buchheit and John Stout to pick $11.25 million.
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — The Los Angeles Angels acquired power-hitting outfielder Hunter Renfroe in a trade with the Milwaukee Brewers for three young pitchers Tuesday night.
Milwaukee received right-handers Janson Junk and Elvis Peguero, and minor league lefty Adam Seminaris.
Oakland Athletics (40-66, fifth in the AL West) vs. Los Angeles Angels (44-60, fourth in the AL West)
Anaheim, California; Thursday, 4:07 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Athletics: Paul Blackburn (6-6, 4.15 ERA, 1.25 WHIP, 86 strikeouts); Angels: Janson Junk (1-0, .00 ERA, 1.00 WHIP, nine strikeouts)
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Janson Junk didn't get a chance to pitch when the Los Angeles Angels recalled him from Triple-A Salt Lake last month.
He made the most of his time on the mound Wednesday.
Los Angeles Angels (41-56, fourth in the AL West) vs. Kansas City Royals (39-58, fourth in the AL Central)
Kansas City, Missouri; Wednesday, 2:10 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Angels: Janson Junk (0-0); Royals: Brad Keller (5-10, 4.34 ERA, 1.32 WHIP, 68 strikeouts)
Los Angeles Angels (74-83, fourth in the AL West) vs. Texas Rangers (58-99, fifth in the AL West)
Arlington, Texas; Wednesday, 8:05 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Angels: Janson Junk (0-1, 3.75 ERA, 1.25 WHIP, 5 strikeouts) Rangers: Taylor Hearn (6-5, 4.36 ERA, 1.29 WHIP, 90 strikeouts)
Houston Astros (90-61, first in the AL West) vs. Los Angeles Angels (72-79, fourth in the AL West)
Anaheim, California; Wednesday, 9:38 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Astros: Luis Garcia (11-7, 3.31 ERA, 1.14 WHIP, 160 strikeouts) Angels: Janson Junk (0-1, 2.25 ERA, 1.25 WHIP, 4 strikeouts)