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Justin Upton's grand slam powers Angels past Twins, 10-3

Apr. 17, 2021 01:51 AM EDT

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Caleb Thielbar had two strikes on Mike Trout when both Angels runners advanced on a wild pitch. With first base suddenly open, Minnesota manager Rocco Baldelli intentionally walked the three-time AL MVP to bring up Justin Upton. When Upton smashed...

Royals C Perez ends game with pickoff, KC beats Angels 3-2

Apr. 13, 2021 23:42 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Royals catcher Salvador Perez picked David Fletcher off third with the bases loaded for the final out in the ninth inning, helping the Kansas City Royals beat Shohei Ohtani and the Los Angeles Angels 3-2 Tuesday night. Danny Duffy pitched one-run...

Ohtani's 3 RBIs Trout's HR leads Angels over Royals 10-3

Apr. 13, 2021 00:34 AM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Shohei Ohtani can pitch at over 100 mph. He can hit over 100 mph, too. Ohtani had three hits and three RBIs, including a double that left the bat at 119 mph and helped the Los Angeles Angels over the Kansas City Royals 10-3 Monday night. ...

Angels at Blue Jays rained out in Florida, makeup in Anaheim

Apr. 11, 2021 16:11 PM EDT

DUNEDIN, Fla. (AP) — The game between the Los Angeles Angels and Toronto scheduled for Sunday at the Blue Jays' temporary home in Florida was postponed because of rain. The game will be made up as part of a split doubleheader on Aug. 10 at Anaheim, California. ...

Bichette drives in 5, Blue Jays rout Angels 15-1

Apr. 11, 2021 02:00 AM EDT

DUNEDIN, Fla. (AP) — Bo Bichette had five RBIs, Randal Grichuk hit a three-run double during a seven-run second inning and the Toronto Blue Jays stopped a four-game skid by routing the Los Angeles Angels 15-1 on Saturday night following a rain delay that lasted more than 2 1/2 hours. ...

Ohtani homers, drives in 4 as Angels beat Blue Jays 7-1

Apr. 09, 2021 23:08 PM EDT

DUNEDIN, Fla. (AP) — Shohei Ohtani homered and drove in four runs, Andrew Heaney pitched six scoreless innings and the Los Angeles Angels beat the Toronto Blue Jays 7-1 on Friday night. Ohtani completed a four-run second with a three-run double to deep right-center off...

Angels win 7-5 in home opener for Florida-based Blue Jays

Apr. 09, 2021 01:13 AM EDT

DUNEDIN, Fla. (AP) — The nomadic Toronto Blue Jays came up just short in their latest home opener location. David Fletcher had a two-run single in the 11th inning, and the Los Angeles Angels beat Toronto 7-5 on Thursday night in the first regular-season game played at...

Carlos Correa's 9th-inning homer puts Astros past Angels 4-2

Apr. 07, 2021 16:16 PM EDT

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Carlos Correa hit a tiebreaking, two-run homer in the ninth inning and the Houston Astros split a short series against the AL West rival Los Angeles Angels with a 4-2 victory Tuesday. Kyle Tucker and Aledmys Díaz hit back-to-back homers in the...

Trout homers, Angels rally in 8th to hand Astros 1st loss

Apr. 06, 2021 03:13 AM EDT

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Even though the season is less than a week old, Mike Trout and the Los Angeles Angels are mastering the art of late-inning comebacks. The Angels won for the third straight game with a late rally, this time beating the Houston Astros 7-6 Monday...

Out of obscurity, Mercedes and Mullins shine early

Apr. 05, 2021 03:34 AM EDT

In the first few games of the season, hot streaks are magnified — although this performance by Yermín Mercedes would have probably stood out any time. Mercedes became the first player since at least 1900 to began the season with eight consecutive hits. He added another...