Latest Shohei Ohtani News

Sierra RBI double in 12th, Angels beat A’s 5-4 for sweep

Aug. 10, 2022 20:10 PM EDT

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Magneuris Sierra hit an RBI single in the 10th inning, then doubled home the go-ahead run in the 12th that lifted the Los Angeles Angels over the Oakland Athletics 5-4 on Wednesday for a three-game sweep. “It feels great,” Sierra said through a...

Ohtani homers, wins to match Ruth as Angels top A's 5-1

Aug. 10, 2022 02:10 AM EDT

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Another home run, another pitching win, another spot in the history books. Just another night for Shohei Ohtani. The two-way sensation from Japan withstood another injury scare and pitched six scoreless innings to go with his team-leading 25th home run,...

Suarez strikes out 8, outduels Irvin as Angels edge A's 1-0

Aug. 09, 2022 01:00 AM EDT

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — José Suarez added a second changeup to his pitching repertoire this season and it has given him “100% confidence” to offer batters different looks. He certainly kept the Oakland Athletics off balance all night. Suarez struck out eight over...

Winker hits slam, Mariners drop Angels 6-3; Ohtani shaken up

Aug. 07, 2022 20:16 PM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — Jesse Winker hit a grand slam, Marco Gonzales struck out seven and the Seattle Mariners beat the Los Angeles Angels 6-3 on Sunday as Shohei Ohtani received a visit from trainers and continued to struggle. Winker’s slam – the second of the season for Seattle and...

Chicago pounds out 15 hits, beats Texas 8-2 for series split

Aug. 07, 2022 19:13 PM EDT

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Andrew Vaughn had a two-run home run among his three hits, Luis Robert hit a two-run double, and AJ Pollock had two doubles in a three-hit game as the Chicago White Sox beat the Texas Rangers 8-2 on Sunday to split a four-game series. Leury Garcia had three...

Detmers, Fletcher help Angels split DH with M's; Moniak hurt

Aug. 07, 2022 02:44 AM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — Reid Detmers pitched seven smooth innings, Mickey Moniak hit his second home run in three days before getting injured, and the Los Angeles Angels defeated the Seattle Mariners 7-1 on Saturday night to split their doubleheader. David Fletcher homered and drove in...

Rays draw club-record 13 walks, rally to beat Tigers 5-3

Aug. 05, 2022 23:59 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — Brandon Lowe hit a go-ahead, two-run double in the eighth inning for the Tampa Bay Rays, who walked a franchise-record 13 times while rallying to beat the Detroit Tigers 5-3 on Friday night. “How many?” asked a surprised Taylor Walls, who drew three of the walks...

Angels tie MLB record with 7 solo HRs but lose to Athletics

Aug. 04, 2022 21:35 PM EDT

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — In a season that has turned into a titanic struggle for the Los Angeles Angels, they suffered another pain-staking defeat Thursday. The Halos tied a major league record with seven solo home runs, including two by Shohei Ohtani, but still lost to the Oakland...

Murphy's 3 RBIs off Shohei Ohtani lead A's past Angels, 3-1

Aug. 04, 2022 01:42 AM EDT

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Shohei Ohtani couldn't connect at the plate, going 0 for 3 while twice leaving runners in scoring position. Although Ohtani was solid on the mound, he couldn't retire Sean Murphy in two key situations. Ohtani sometimes has to do it all by himself for the...

Angels sellers again at trade deadline despite star power

Aug. 03, 2022 03:49 AM EDT

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — While the San Diego Padres and Los Angeles Dodgers were making moves during Tuesday's trade deadline to bolster their rosters for a postseason run, Los Angeles Angels general manager Perry Minasian was left answering questions after his team went into sell mode. ...