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Former manager Ausmus named bench coach of Oakland Athletics

Jan. 14, 2022 21:49 PM EST

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Former Tigers and Angels manager Brad Ausmus will be the new bench coach of the Oakland Athletics under first-year manager Mark Kotsay. The A's announced Kotsay's staff Friday. Ausmus, who interviewed for the Mets managerial opening and has a 386-422 record...

One of a kind: Ohtani wins AP Male Athlete of Year award

Dec. 28, 2021 15:30 PM EST

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Most of the time in professional sports, it's easy to think it's all been done before. With so many finetuned athletes constantly pushing each other to the peak of human potential, we can experience unprecedented demonstrations of sporting brilliance every...

LA Angels two-way superstar Shohei Ohtani is The Associated Press Male Athlete of the Year

Dec. 28, 2021 13:04 PM EST
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — LA Angels two-way superstar Shohei Ohtani is The Associated Press Male Athlete of the Year.

Coyotes among organizations hiring "Angels" as greeters

Dec. 22, 2021 19:43 PM EST

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Matthew Adams and Chase Baird line the entrance to the Arizona Coyotes' team store like sentinels of joy, bumping fists, slapping backs, energizing every person who walks through. Decked out in matching Coyotes Christmas hats, the two best buddies work their...

Twins hire Hank Conger as 1st base, catching coach

Dec. 10, 2021 14:41 PM EST

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Minnesota Twins filled out their staff by hiring Hank Conger as their first base and catching coach on Friday. Conger played seven seasons in the major leagues, mostly with the Los Angeles Angels. He played for Tampa Bay in 2016, his last year in the majors....

LA Angels re-sign closer Raisel Iglesias to $58 million deal

Dec. 02, 2021 11:35 AM EST

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Closer Raisel Iglesias agreed to a four-year, $58 million deal Wednesday night to stay with the Los Angeles Angels. He gets $10 million next year and $16 million in each of the following three seasons. Iglesias was outstanding...

Twins start rotation rebuild, sign Dylan Bundy to $5M deal

Dec. 01, 2021 20:27 PM EST

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Minnesota Twins signed right-hander Dylan Bundy to a $5 million, one-year contract on Wednesday, taking their first step toward rebuilding a depleted rotation. Bundy will make $4 million in 2022. His deal comes with an $11 million club option for...

Rangers finalize $5.2M deal with OF Kole Calhoun

Nov. 30, 2021 21:21 PM EST

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — The Texas Rangers finalized their $5.2 million, one-year deal with free-agent outfielder Kole Calhoun on Tuesday. Calhoun's deal includes a $5.5 million club option for 2023. “We believe Kole will bring an outstanding...

Pirates sign Quintana, bring back OF Gamel on 1-year deal

Nov. 29, 2021 19:36 PM EST

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Jose Quintana still believes he can be an effective starting pitcher. The Pittsburgh Pirates will give him an opportunity to prove it. The Pirates signed the veteran left-hander to a one-year contract Monday, hoping he can steady a pitching staff that...

Angels sign reliever Aaron Loup for 2 years, $17 million

Nov. 22, 2021 18:55 PM EST

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Left-handed reliever Aaron Loup has agreed to a $17 million, two-year deal with the Los Angeles Angels. The club announced the deal Monday for Loup, adding one of the most effective relievers on the free agent market to right-handed starter Noah...