Latest AL West News

Lions host Seahawks in matchup of teams aiming for .500 mark

Sep. 29, 2022 15:35 PM EDT

SEATTLE (1-2) at DETROIT (1-2) Sunday, 1 p.m. EDT, Fox OPENING LINE: Lions by 4½, according to FanDuel Sportsbook. AGAINST THE SPREAD: Detroit 3-0; Seattle 1-2. SERIES RECORD: Seahawks lead 11-5. LAST MEETING: Seahawks...

Trout hits 38th homer, Lorenzen sharp as Angels beat A's 4-1

Sep. 29, 2022 01:45 AM EDT

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Mike Trout hit his 38th home run, Michael Lorenzen went five strong innings and the Los Angeles Angels continued their success against the Oakland Athletics with a 4-1 victory on Wednesday night. Taylor Ward also homered, while Lorenzen (8-6) gave up an...

George Kirby, Eugenio Suarez lead Mariners past Rangers, 3-1

Sep. 29, 2022 01:34 AM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — George Kirby allowed one run over six innings, Eugenio Suarez had three hits and an RBI and the Seattle Mariners beat the Texas Rangers 3-1 on Wednesday night. Trying to secure a playoff spot for the first time since 2001, Seattle rebounded after dropping the series...

Astros lose 5-2 to Diamondbacks as Walker gets key hit

Sep. 29, 2022 00:49 AM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — The Houston Astros lost out on an opportunity to clinch the top seed in the AL when Christian Walker capped Arizona’s three-run 10th inning with a two-run single, sending the Diamondbacks to a 5-2 victory Wednesday night. With the loss and the New York Yankees’...

Longtime Royals catcher, manager John Wathan to retire

Sep. 28, 2022 16:01 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Longtime big league catcher and manager John Wathan announced Wednesday that he will retire after this season, ending a career in professional baseball that included 47 of 51 years spent with the Kansas City Royals. Nicknamed “Duke,” Wathan was a...

Mariners' late slide continues with 5-0 loss to Rangers

Sep. 28, 2022 02:00 AM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — Robbie Ray has an idea for how to get the Seattle Mariners refocused and hopefully out of their late-season slide. Stop worrying about what is happening elsewhere. “For me, we’ve just got to stop looking at the scoreboard. If it was my choice, we...

Jo Adell's 8th-inning RBI sends Angels past Athletics, 4-3

Sep. 28, 2022 01:43 AM EDT

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Jo Adell drove in Matt Duffy with a tiebreaking RBI single in the eighth inning, Shohei Ohtani extended his hitting streak to a career-best 12 games, and the Los Angeles Angels opened their final homestand of the season with a 4-3 victory over the Oakland Athletics on...

Orioles waste 4 homers in 13-9 loss to slumping Red Sox

Sep. 28, 2022 01:08 AM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Baltimore wasted four homers, including two more by Anthony Santander, in a 13-9 loss to Triston Casas and the Boston Red Sox on Tuesday night, hurting the Orioles' chances of earning an AL wild card. Adley Rutschman and Ramón Urías also went deep, but Baltimore...

Altuve homers twice as Astros rout Diamondbacks 10-2

Sep. 28, 2022 00:28 AM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — Jose Altuve hit two of Houston's five home runs to lead the Astros to a 10-2 victory over the Arizona Diamondbacks on Tuesday night in a game where Yordan Alvarez left with an ankle injury. The Astros, who have already won the American League West title, moved within...

Houston's Alvarez leaves game with ankle discomfort

Sep. 27, 2022 22:08 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — Houston slugger Yordan Alvarez left the Astros' game against the Arizona Diamondbacks in the fifth inning with left ankle discomfort. Alvarez, who is tied for second in the American League with 37 home runs, rolled his ankle running out of the box on a single in the...