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Los Angeles Angels' Shohei Ohtani (17) watches his solo home run as Seattle Mariners catcher Joe Hudson, right, looks on during the second inning of a baseball game Thursday, Aug. 6, 2020, in Seattle. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)

Angels' Ohtani homers in 1st at-bat since pitching shutdown

Aug. 6, 2020 4:53 PM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — Limited to the batter's box for the rest of this season, Shohei Ohtani is still helping the Los Angeles Angels. Ohtani homered Thursday against the Seattle Mariners in his first plate appearance since being shut down as a pitcher for the rest of the year with a right forearm strain. The...

Seattle Mariners' Kyle Seager, right, is congratulated by J.P. Crawford on his three-run home run against the Los Angeles Angels in the third inning of a baseball game Wednesday, Aug. 5, 2020, in Seattle. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)

Seager hits 200th HR, Mariners outlast Trout, Angels 7-6

Aug. 6, 2020 1:48 AM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — Scorching slugger Kyle Seager hit a three-run homer, rookie Kyle Lewis stayed hot with an RBI single, and the Seattle Mariners overcame two home runs by Mike Trout to beat the Los Angeles Angels 7-6 on Wednesday night. Albert Pujols remained on 659 career home runs, one behind Willie Mays...

Los Angeles Angels pitcher Shohei Ohtani, of Japan, gets set to pitch during the second inning of a baseball game against the Houston Astros Sunday, Aug. 2, 2020, in Anaheim, Calif. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

Angels' Ohtani wants to keep pitching despite arm troubles

Aug. 5, 2020 9:50 PM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — Shohei Ohtani still wants to be a two-way player for the Los Angeles Angels despite having another season cut short on the mound due to arm troubles. Ohtani won't pitch again this year after being shut down with a strained right forearm after an abbreviated outing Sunday. It was the second...

Los Angeles Angels center fielder Mike Trout catches a fly ball hit by Seattle Mariners' Dylan Moore at the wall during the fifth inning of a baseball game Tuesday, Aug. 4, 2020, in Seattle. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)

Trout homers in 1st AB as father, Angels beat Mariners 5-3

Aug. 5, 2020 2:01 AM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — Mike Trout homered in his first plate appearance as a father, Albert Pujols moved one step closer to Willie Mays on the career home runs list and the Los Angeles Angels beat the Seattle Mariners 5-3 on Tuesday night. Trout missed four games while on paternity leave for the birth of his son,...

Los Angeles Angels' Mike Trout hits a solo home run during the first inning of a baseball game as Seattle Mariners catcher Austin Nola looks on, Tuesday, Aug. 4, 2020, in Seattle. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)

Angels' Trout calls for daily virus tests, homers in return

Aug. 4, 2020 10:57 PM EDT

Mike Trout remains skeptical about the wisdom of completing the full baseball season amid the coronavirus outbreak, and the Los Angeles Angels' three-time AL MVP would like to see the addition of daily testing to the sport's safety measures. Trout spoke Tuesday after rejoining the Angels in Seattle following the...

Los Angeles Angels pitcher Shohei Ohtani, right, of Japan, follows through as Houston Astros' Yuli Gurriel leads off during the second inning of a baseball game Sunday, Aug. 2, 2020, in Anaheim, Calif. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

Maddon: Shohei Ohtani won't pitch again for Angels this year

Aug. 4, 2020 8:16 PM EDT

Shohei Ohtani won't pitch again this season for the Los Angeles Angels after straining his right forearm in his second start, manager Joe Maddon says. Ohtani likely will return to the Angels' lineup as their designated hitter this week, Maddon said Tuesday night before the club opened a road series against the...

FILE - In this July 12, 2020, file photo, Miami Marlins' Jonathan Villar, left, Jesus Aguilar, center, and Jon Berti wait to bat during a baseball scrimmage at Marlins Park in Miami. Marlins CEO Derek Jeter blamed the team's coronavirus outbreak on a collective false sense of security that made players lax about social distancing and wearing masks. Infected were 21 members of the team's traveling party, including at least 18 players. None is seriously ill, Jeter said Monday, and he expects all to return this season.  (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky, File)

LEADING OFF: Marlins back in action, Ohtani on the shelf

Aug. 4, 2020 2:17 AM EDT

A look at what’s happening around the majors today: ___ FRESH FISH The Miami Marlins are set to resume play in Baltimore following an outbreak that left 21 members of their traveling party infected with the coronavirus, including 18 players. The team has not played since July 26. Miami is replacing...

FILE - In this July 12, 2020, file photo, Miami Marlins' Jonathan Villar, left, Jesus Aguilar, center, and Jon Berti wait to bat during a baseball scrimmage at Marlins Park in Miami. Marlins CEO Derek Jeter blamed the team's coronavirus outbreak on a collective false sense of security that made players lax about social distancing and wearing masks. Infected were 21 members of the team's traveling party, including at least 18 players. None is seriously ill, Jeter said Monday, and he expects all to return this season.  (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky, File)

LEADING OFF: Marlins back in action, Ohtani on the shelf

Aug. 3, 2020 8:47 PM EDT

A look at what’s happening around the majors Tuesday: ___ FRESH FISH The Miami Marlins are set to resume play in Baltimore following an outbreak that left 21 members of their traveling party infected with the coronavirus, including 18 players. The team has not played since July 26. Miami is replacing...

Los Angeles Angels pitcher Shohei Ohtani, of Japan, walks off the mound after being taken out of the baseball game during the second inning against the Houston Astros on Sunday, Aug. 2, 2020, in Anaheim, Calif. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

Angels' Shohei Ohtani strains arm, won't throw for 4-6 weeks

Aug. 3, 2020 8:13 PM EDT

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Shohei Ohtani has a right forearm strain that will prevent the Los Angeles Angels' two-way star from throwing for at least four to six weeks, possibly ending his season as a pitcher after just two starts. Angels general manager Billy Eppler announced Monday that Ohtani “has a...

Los Angeles Angels' Jo Adell during the third inning of a spring training baseball game against the Los Angeles Dodgers, Wednesday, Feb. 26, 2020, in Glendale, Ariz. Top prospect Jo Adell is joining the Angels, a baseball source with knowledge of the decision tells The Associated Press. The source spoke on condition of anonymity Monday, Aug. 3, 2020 because the Angels hadn't yet announced the transaction. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull)

AP Source: LA Angels recalling top OF prospect Jo Adell

Aug. 3, 2020 5:16 PM EDT

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Top prospect Jo Adell is joining the Los Angeles Angels, a person with knowledge of the decision tells The Associated Press. The person spoke on condition of anonymity Monday because the Angels hadn't yet announced the transaction. Adell could make his major league debut in Seattle...