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Angels’ Trout overcomes injury, tragedy to win 3rd AL MVP

Nov. 14, 2019 9:14 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — It had never been so difficult for Mike Trout to arrive at the ballpark, get his mind and body ready, and perform at the level baseball fans have come to expect. And still, nobody did it better in the American League. Trout overcame injury and tragedy to win his third AL MVP award Thursday...

Mike Trout of the Los Angeles Angels wins third AL MVP award

Nov. 14, 2019 6:51 PM EST
NEW YORK (AP) — Mike Trout of the Los Angeles Angels wins third AL MVP award.

La Russa joins Angels as senior adviser for baseball ops

Nov. 12, 2019 6:37 PM EST

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Tony La Russa has been hired by the Los Angeles Angels as senior adviser for baseball operations. Angels general manager Billy Eppler said Tuesday that La Russa will assist in all areas, including evaluations of players and minor-league development. La Russa recently was with the...

Angels finalize new manager Maddon's coaching staff for 2020

Nov. 6, 2019 6:43 PM EST

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — The Los Angeles Angels have finalized new manager Joe Maddon's coaching staff for the 2020 season, including the retention of hitting coach Jeremy Reed and the hiring of new pitching coach Mickey Callaway. The Angels announced the full staff Wednesday. Brian Butterfield will be the...

Trout, Bregman, Semien AL MVP award finalists

Nov. 4, 2019 8:36 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Los Angeles Angels outfielder Mike Trout, Houston third baseman Alex Bregman and Oakland shortstop Marcus Semien are finalists for the AL MVP award. Trout is seeking his third MVP after winning in 2014 and '16. He finished second in 2012, '13, '15 and '18. Washington third baseman Anthony...

LA Angels decline $14 million on longtime OF Kole Calhoun

Nov. 4, 2019 6:45 PM EST

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — The Los Angeles Angels have declined their $14 million contract option for next season on longtime right fielder Kole Calhoun. The Angels announced the move Monday. Calhoun gets a $1 million buyout as part of his $26 million, three-year contract and becomes a free agent for the first...

Longtime player, broadcast Ron Fairly dies at age 81

Oct. 30, 2019 9:11 PM EDT

Ron Fairly, a two-time All-Star during his 21-year playing career and longtime broadcaster for three teams with a folksy style of calling games, has died. He was 81. The Seattle Mariners announced the death Wednesday. Fairly spent 50 years in baseball as a player and broadcaster, appearing in four World Series...

Ex-All-Star slugger Josh Hamilton charged with child injury

Oct. 30, 2019 8:41 PM EDT

KELLER, Texas (AP) — Former All-Star slugger Josh Hamilton has been charged with injury to a child after his 14-year-old daughter told his ex-wife that he had struck her. Hamilton, 38, surrendered Wednesday to the Tarrant County Jail in Fort Worth, Texas, and was released on $35,000 bond. If convicted, he...

Astros' Joe Smith honors late Tyler Skaggs in World Series

Oct. 28, 2019 3:36 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Houston Astros reliever Joe Smith sports Tyler Skaggs' No. 45 on his hat with pride and grief. Smith was proud to call Skaggs a friend and devastated by the Angels pitcher's death this summer at age 27 from a toxic mix of drugs and alcohol. Now in the World Series and being counted on in...

AP Source: Ex-Mets manager Callaway joining Angels

Oct. 27, 2019 10:31 PM EDT

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Former New York Mets manager Mickey Callaway will be the Los Angeles Angels' next pitching coach, a person familiar with the decision said. The person spoke on condition of anonymity Sunday night because the Angels haven't announced the hiring. The person also said veteran coach John...