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Eppler gets 4-year deal to become Mets general manager

Nov. 18, 2021 22:53 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Mets finally found a general manager, hiring Billy Eppler in a move announced Thursday night following their long and ridiculed search. Eppler was fired as GM of the Los Angeles Angels a little more than a year ago after five unsuccessful...

AP source: Mets, Eppler near 4-year GM deal

Nov. 17, 2021 22:06 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Mets were close to completing a deal Wednesday night to hire Billy Eppler as general manager, according to a person familiar with the negotiations. Eppler and the Mets were nearing a four-year contract, said the person, who spoke on...

AP source: Angels hire McIlvaine as new scouting director

Oct. 28, 2021 22:26 PM EDT

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — A person familiar with the decision says the Los Angeles Angels have hired Tim McIlvaine as their new scouting director. The source confirmed the decision to The Associated Press on Thursday on condition of anonymity because the Angels hadn't made...

Ohtani hits 45th HR while surging Astros rout Angels 10-5

Sep. 22, 2021 02:04 AM EDT

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Shohei Ohtani's latest majestic homer wasn't nearly enough to turn back the Houston Astros as they steamroll toward another AL West title. Ohtani hit his 45th homer in the eighth inning, but Aledmys Díaz and Kyle Tucker hit back-to-back homers...

Marsh homers off Kopech in 8th, Angels top White Sox 3-2

Sep. 16, 2021 00:31 AM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Angels manager Joe Maddon has learned at least one thing about Brandon Marsh in the outfielder's first season in the majors. “When he hits the ball, he hits it hard,” Maddon said. Sure looks that way. Marsh...

Angels OFs Mike Trout, Jo Adell likely done for the year

Sep. 16, 2021 00:21 AM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Mike Trout is likely done for the year. Same for Jo Adell, another talented outfielder for the Los Angeles Angels. Manager Joe Maddon said Wednesday he would be very surprised if Trout played again this season. The three-time AL MVP injured his right calf...

Sheets, White Sox beat Angels 9-3 in Maddon's Chicago return

Sep. 15, 2021 01:04 AM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Joe Maddon's first game back in Chicago was similar to his final game with the Cubs: a loss. Rookie Gavin Sheets hit a long three-run homer and had four RBIs in his first three-hit game, and the White Sox beat the Los Angeles Angels 9-3 on Tuesday night....

Padres' Snell exits start vs Dodgers with left groin injury

Sep. 12, 2021 20:28 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — San Diego Padres starter Blake Snell is day to day after leaving a game Sunday with a left adductor strain in the first inning against the Los Angeles Dodgers. Snell retired his first two batters on popups to left field. He was facing Trea Turner when...

McCullers solid again, Tucker homers, Astros beat Angels 3-1

Sep. 12, 2021 18:47 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — Lance McCullers Jr. threw six strong innings, Kyle Tucker homered and the Houston Astros beat the Los Angeles Angels 3-1 on Sunday. McCullers (12-4) permitted one run on three hits with seven strikeouts. “I was being aggressive,”...

Rengifo homers with 3 RBIs to lead Angels over Astros 4-2

Sep. 11, 2021 23:36 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — Luis Rengifo homered with three RBIs to lead the Los Angeles Angels to a 4-2 win over the Houston Astros on Saturday night. David Fletcher and Shohei Ohtani hit consecutive singles to start the game before Fletcher scored on a one-out double by Jared...