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Homer barrage keeps Rays in wild card spot, tops Angels 11-4

Sep. 14, 2019 2:17 AM EDT

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — The Tampa Bay Rays shook off a rough stop in Texas and got right back into their playoff chase with a surprising burst of power. Willy Adames, Austin Meadows and Jesús Aguilar homered in the third inning, and the Rays kept pace in the AL wild card race with an 11-4 victory over...

Indians likely without All-Star reliever Hand for key series

Sep. 12, 2019 1:39 AM EDT

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — The Cleveland Indians have dealt with plenty of injuries and adversity this season. They will be dealing with more going into a key series. All-Star closer Brad Hand was sent back to Cleveland on Wednesday for an MRI on his left arm. Manager Terry Francona said after the Indians' 4-3...

Indians hold off Angels 4-3 for sweep; Carrasco gets win

Sep. 12, 2019 12:56 AM EDT

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Cleveland Indians manager Terry Francona had the perfect description for Wednesday night's 4-3 victory over the Los Angeles Angels when he said "we pieced it together." Carlos Santana and Francisco Lindor homered while Carlos Carrasco won in relief as six Cleveland relievers allowed...

Bieber thrills his local fans in Indians' 6-2 win over Halos

Sep. 10, 2019 2:25 AM EDT

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — The chants of "Let's go, Bieber!" rolled out of the Angel Stadium stands before Shane Bieber had even thrown a pitch. The raucous cheers continued all night long, and they culminated in that rarest of baseball honors: a curtain call for a visiting player. Although the Cleveland...

Abreu, Mendick homer as White Sox beat Angels 5-1

Sep. 8, 2019 7:06 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — With AL batting leader Tim Anderson getting a day off, rookie Danny Mendick took advantage of a chance to fill in at shortstop. Mendick hit his first career home run, Jose Abreu got his 31st of the season, and the Chicago White Sox beat the Los Angeles Angels 5-1 on Sunday. "That's what you...

Ohtani homers, drives in 5 runs as Angels beat White Sox 8-7

Sep. 8, 2019 12:05 AM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Shohei Ohtani shared few details about his recent hitting adjustments. The results speak for themselves. Ohtani hit a three-run home run and drove in a career-high five runs to help the Los Angeles Angels to an 8-7 victory over the Chicago White Sox on Saturday night. "I'm not only happy...

Goodwin, Upton homer, Angels beat White Sox 5-4

Sep. 7, 2019 12:48 AM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Brian Goodwin left his mark on a game, just as Mike Trout has done so often for the Los Angeles Angels. Goodwin's two-run homer in the eighth inning tied the game, and Justin Upton hit a solo shot in the ninth that proved to be the winner as the Angels rallied to beat the Chicago White Sox...

Seth Brown hits 2 triples as Athletics beat Angels 7-5

Sep. 4, 2019 1:59 AM EDT

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Seth Brown's legs practically flew around the bases he had so much Adrenalin and energy. The Oakland rookie could see and hear his teammates going crazy. Brown hit his second RBI triple of the game to break a sixth-inning tie in a special home debut, Matt Chapman had a three-run...

Bogaerts homers, has 3 hits as Red Sox defeat Angels 4-3

Sep. 1, 2019 9:27 PM EDT

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Xander Bogaerts knows the Boston Red Sox aren't going to erase their wild-card deficit quickly, but he did his part on Sunday to help them make up more ground. Bogaerts had three hits, including a homer, and three RBIs as the Red Sox wrapped up a successful road swing with a 4-3...

Pujols, Trout help Angels rally for 10-4 win over Red Sox

Sep. 1, 2019 2:13 AM EDT

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Mike Trout and Albert Pujols have had plenty of big nights for the Los Angeles Angels, yet Saturday night's 10-4 victory over the Boston Red Sox was one of those games in which both reached milestones. Trout became the youngest player to reach at least 275 home runs and 200 stolen...