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Urshela, Mahle power Twins to 4-0 victory over Angels

Aug. 13, 2022 01:41 AM EDT

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Gio Urshela had his 11th home run of the season among his three hits, Tyler Mahle pitched three-hit ball over six innings and the Minnesota Twins defeated the Los Angeles Angels 4-0 Friday night. Gilberto Celestino also went deep for the Twins, who had...

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,...

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...

Angels blow late lead, rally in 10th for 4-3 win over M's

Aug. 06, 2022 02:28 AM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — A night after hitting seven home runs and losing, the Los Angeles Angels needed just one long ball to hold off one of the hottest teams in baseball. Taylor Ward's sacrifice fly scored Magneuris Sierra in the 10th inning, and the Angels blew a three-run lead late...

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...

Ohtani homers early, Angels rally late to beat Rangers 9-7

Jul. 31, 2022 01:56 AM EDT

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — With Mike Trout sidelined by back issues, the Los Angeles Angels have received a jolt of offense from an unlikely source. Luis Rengifo hit a go-ahead, two-run double as the Angels rallied for five runs in the eighth inning to beat the Texas Rangers 9-7 on...

Rangers capitalize on LA miscues, beat struggling Angels 7-2

Jul. 30, 2022 01:53 AM EDT

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Martin Perez worked seven strong innings, Adolis Garcia, Ezequiel Duran and Jonah Heim had RBI doubles and the Texas Rangers broke open a close contest in the ninth inning to win consecutive games for the second time this month, beating the Los Angeles Angels 7-2 Friday...

Ward, Detmers help Angels cool off Braves with 9-1 rout

Jul. 24, 2022 19:19 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — The Los Angeles Angels have been struggling for most of the last two months, and Reid Detmers credits his teammates with staying the course and not getting too frustrated. “We’ve had a couple of rough patches obviously, but everyone in here treats it like another...

Exploring Juan Soto trades - no matter how far-fetched

Jul. 18, 2022 11:52 AM EDT

The trade deadline became a bit more suspenseful over the weekend when The Athletic reported that Washington outfielder Juan Soto turned down a $440 million, 15-year offer to stay with the Nationals. Suddenly, social media was ablaze with talk of Soto possibly being traded, and what...

Angels' Trout (back) scratched moments before first pitch

Jul. 16, 2022 22:23 PM EDT

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Mike Trout has been scratched from the Los Angeles Angels' lineup moments before the start of their final game before the All-Star break. The three-time AL MVP missed the Angels' three previous games with upper back spasms, and the injury forced him out of...