Latest Shohei Ohtani News

Mike Trout eager to lead the Angels back to winning ways

Oct. 04, 2022 21:23 PM EDT

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Mike Trout is uncertain how long it might take for the Los Angeles Angels to become a contender again given the changes ahead with owner Arte Moreno's plans to sell the club following an eighth straight year missing the playoffs. The slugging center fielder...

Kemp's RBI single in 10th lifts Athletics past Angels 5-4

Oct. 04, 2022 02:47 AM EDT

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Pinch hitter Tony Kemp had an RBI single in the bottom of the 10th inning, capping a spirited comeback that sent the Oakland Athletics to a 5-4 victory over the Los Angeles Angels on Monday night. Cristian Bride’s sacrifice bunt leading off the inning...

Baseball tiebreaker games now a thing of the past

Oct. 03, 2022 02:34 AM EDT

If baseball's new tiebreaker rules had been in place years ago, Bucky Dent and Bobby Thomson probably wouldn't be household names. With the postseason expanding to 12 teams this year, if two teams end up deadlocked for a division title or playoff spot, there will no longer be a...

Trout hits 39th HR, Angels beat Texas 8-3 for 7th straight W

Oct. 02, 2022 20:07 PM EDT

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — The Los Angeles Angels wrapped up the home portion of their seventh consecutive losing season by hitting superbly, pitching more than adequately and extending their longest winning streak in nearly five years. The Halos' frustration will last through another...

Angels rally to beat Rangers 3-2 after Suarez perfect thru 6

Oct. 02, 2022 03:08 AM EDT

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — José Suarez fell short in his bid for a perfect game, but Livan Soto made sure that he would still get a win. The Angels left-hander lost his chance at perfection and the lead in the seventh inning against the Texas Rangers, but Soto drove in the tying run...

Angels' José Suarez has perfect game broken up in 7th

Oct. 01, 2022 23:25 PM EDT

ANAHEIM Calif. (AP) — José Suarez of the Los Angeles Angels lost a perfect game in the seventh inning when the Texas Rangers' Marcus Semien led off with a single. Suarez ran into more trouble in the inning when Nathaniel Lowe hit a two-run homer to right field to give the Rangers...

Ohtani agrees to $30 million deal for 2023 with Angels

Oct. 01, 2022 20:07 PM EDT

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Shohei Ohtani has agreed to a $30 million deal with the Los Angeles Angels for the 2023 season in the two-way superstar's final year of arbitration eligibility before free agency. The Angels announced the deal Saturday, avoiding a potentially complicated...

Detmers pitches Angels past Rangers 4-1 for 5th straight win

Oct. 01, 2022 01:17 AM EDT

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Reid Detmers pitched six innings of four-hit ball in the final start of his eventful rookie season, and Jo Adell and Luis Rengifo hit early solo homers in the Los Angeles Angels' fifth consecutive victory, 4-1 over the Texas Rangers on Friday night. Shohei...

Ohtani takes no-hitter into 8th, Angels beat Athletics 4-2

Sep. 30, 2022 02:25 AM EDT

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Shohei Ohtani has provided Angels fans with plenty of highlights this season. The two-way phenom almost topped them all Thursday night. The reigning AL MVP pitched no-hit ball into the eighth inning and extended his hitting streak to 14 games as Los Angeles...

Angels' Ohtani has no-hitter broken up in 8th vs Athletics

Sep. 30, 2022 00:29 AM EDT

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Los Angeles Angels phenom Shohei Ohtani took a no-hitter into the eighth inning Thursday night against the Oakland Athletics before Conner Capel singled with two outs to break it up. Capel hit a sharp grounder that deflected off sliding shortstop Livan Soto's...