Bethancourt stars at plate, on mound as Rays beat AngelsAugust 24, 2022 GMT
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Christian Bethancourt had two run-scoring hits in the same inning and later moved from behind the plate to the mound to pitch a scoreless ninth as the surging Tampa Bay Rays beat the Los Angeles Angels 11-1 on Tuesday night.
Carlson’s tiebreaking single sends Cards over Braves in 11July 8, 2022 GMT
ATLANTA (AP) — Dylan Carlson hit a tiebreaking single in the top of the 11th inning, and the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Atlanta Braves 3-2 on Thursday night to snap their four-game losing streak.
Los Angeles Angels sign longtime Reds RHP Michael LorenzenDecember 1, 2021 GMT
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Right-hander Michael Lorenzen agreed to a $6.75 million, one-year contract with the Los Angeles Angels on Tuesday night.
The Anaheim native spent his first seven major league seasons with the Cincinnati Reds, making 295 appearances mostly as a reliever.
Mariners walk Ohtani in 9th, hold off Angels to keep paceSeptember 25, 2021 GMT
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Ty France homered, Jake Fraley scored the go-ahead run on a throwing error and the streaking Seattle Mariners held off the Los Angeles Angels 6-5 Friday night to keep pace in the AL wild-card chase.
Valdez expected to start as Astros host the AngelsSeptember 10, 2021 GMT
Los Angeles Angels (69-71, fourth in the AL West) vs. Houston Astros (81-58, first in the AL West)
Houston; Friday, 8:10 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Angels: Shohei Ohtani (9-1, 2.97 ERA, 1.07 WHIP, 135 strikeouts) Astros: Framber Valdez (9-5, 3.08 ERA, 1.23 WHIP, 103 strikeouts)
Padres’ Blake Snell loses gem in 7th inning against AngelsSeptember 8, 2021 GMT
SAN DIEGO (AP) — Left-hander Blake Snell of the San Diego Padres took a perfect game into the seventh inning against the Los Angeles Angels before walking two batters and allowing a two-out, two-run single to Jo Adell on his 96th pitch.
Ohtani steals home, Angels send Yankees to 4th straight lossSeptember 1, 2021 GMT
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Manager Aaron Boone had no real problem with the way his New York Yankees executed on the double steal by the Angels that ended with Shohei Ohtani sliding safely into home.
In fact, Boone and the Yankees still seem confident in just about everything they're doing despite a losing streak that's threatening to end their AL East hopes before September even gets rolling.
Guerrero Jr. helps Blue Jays split doubleheader with AngelsAugust 11, 2021 GMT
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Shohei Ohtani and Vladimir Guerrero Jr. were both kept in the ballpark during Tuesday's doubleheader.
Still, the top two home run hitters in the majors wound up center stage in the second game.
Ohtani hits 37th homer as Angels rally to defeat Rockies 8-7July 29, 2021 GMT
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Shohei Ohtani continued his power display Wednesday, crushing a three-run home run, and Phil Gosselin had a go-ahead RBI single in the eighth inning for the Los Angeles Angels, who rallied for an 8-7 victory over the Colorado Rockies.
Ohtani flops, exits early in Yankee Stadium pitching debutJuly 1, 2021 GMT
NEW YORK (AP) — Shohei Ohtani's debut on the Yankee Stadium mound sure didn't last long.
Babe Ruth, he was not. At least on this night.
The two-way phenom got only two outs Wednesday for the Los Angeles Angels during his highly anticipated first pitching appearance in the Bronx.
Ohtani hits 25th homer, drives in 3 as Angels beat Rays 6-4June 27, 2021 GMT
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Shohei Ohtani hit his 25th homer and drove in three runs, and the Los Angeles Angels stopped a five-game losing streak by beating the Tampa Bay Rays 6-4 on Sunday.
Ohtani hit an opposite-field shot to left in the ninth against Pete Fairbanks.
Twins split doubleheader with Angels on a long, brief tripMay 21, 2021 GMT
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — The day after a 1,900-mile flight and a few hours before another 2,400-mile flight, the Minnesota Twins managed to split a doubleheader out in Southern California.
For the team with the worst record in the American League, a split under these circumstances felt like a big win for the Twins.