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Houston Astros' Alex Bregman, right, is congratulated by Michael Brantley after hitting a solo home run during the seventh inning of a baseball game against the Los Angeles Angels Sunday, Aug. 2, 2020, in Anaheim, Calif. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

Astros outlast Angels 6-5 in 11; Ohtani has arm discomfort

Aug. 2, 2020 9:52 PM EDT

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — The Houston Astros didn't even need to lift their bats from their shoulders to chase Shohei Ohtani from another wild performance in the second inning. Almost four hours later, Ohtani provided another worry for Angels fans when the two-way star said he felt discomfort in his pitching...

Los Angeles Angels' Taylor Ward, left, scores on a sacrifice fly by David Fletcher as Houston Astros catcher Martin Maldonado stands near the plate during the sixth inning of a baseball game Saturday, Aug. 1, 2020, in Anaheim, Calif. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

Angels rally twice, snap 3-game skid, beat Astros 5-4 in 10

Aug. 2, 2020 12:21 AM EDT

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Hansel Robles gave up a go-ahead homer to George Springer with two outs in the ninth, and the Los Angeles Angels looked crushed. Their leaky bullpen had blown another late lead and put them on course for another discouraging loss. For the first time in this short season, the Angels...

Los Angeles Angels' Albert Pujols (5) celebrates with Anthony Rendon while heading into the dugout after a solo home run during the fifth inning of the team's baseball game against the Seattle Mariners in Anaheim, Calif., Tuesday, July 28, 2020. (AP Photo/Kelvin Kuo)

Rendon homers in season debut, Angels rout Mariners 10-2

Jul. 29, 2020 2:34 AM EDT

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Anthony Rendon hit a two-run homer and reached base three times in his Angels debut, and Albert Pujols added his 657th career homer in Los Angeles' 10-2 victory over the Seattle Mariners on Tuesday night. Rendon's homer to left field in the eighth inning brought home Mike Trout and...

Oakland Athletics' Matt Olson (28) wears a mask as Los Angeles Angels' Mike Trout, left, also wears one while taking a lead off first base during the eighth inning of a baseball game Monday, July 27, 2020, in Oakland, Calif. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)

Canha homers as Athletics beat Angels 3-0 for winning series

Jul. 27, 2020 7:47 PM EDT

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Mark Canha homered for the first time this season, Chris Bassitt escaped a big jam and the Oakland Athletics beat the Los Angeles Angels 3-0 on Monday as the teams concluded their season-opening wraparound series. Angels shortstop Andrelton Simmons appeared to roll his left ankle...

Los Angeles Angels' Shohei Ohtani throws against the Oakland Athletics during the first inning of a baseball game in Oakland, Calif., Sunday, July 26, 2020. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)

Sho No! Angels' Ohtani doesn't record out in return to mound

Jul. 26, 2020 8:16 PM EDT

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Back on the mound after nearly 23 months, Shohei Ohtani hardly felt comfortable. Rather rusty, in fact, the ball leaving his hand without the purpose and feel he is so accustomed to. The way things started, Los Angeles Angels manager Joe Maddon couldn’t see the day getting any...

Los Angeles Angels pitcher Dylan Bundy throws against the Oakland Athletics during the fourth inning of a baseball game in Oakland, Calif., Saturday, July 25, 2020. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)

Bundy makes impressive Angels debut, beating Athletics 4-1

Jul. 25, 2020 8:07 PM EDT

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Dylan Bundy pitched shutout ball into the seventh inning in his Angels debut and Justin Upton homered to lead Los Angeles to a 4-1 victory over the Oakland Athletics on Saturday. Bundy (1-0) allowed one run, three hits, no walks and hit one batter in 6 2/3 innings as part of an...

Oakland Athletics players celebrate after Matt Olson, center left, hit a grand slam home run against the Los Angeles Angels in the tenth inning a baseball game in Oakland, Calif., Friday, July 24, 2020. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)

In 1st MLB game with new extra-inning rule, A's slam Angels

Jul. 25, 2020 3:01 AM EDT

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — The first big league game with an automatic runner in extra innings was decided with a blast rather than a bunt. Marcus Semien began the bottom of the 10th on second base under the new, unpopular rule and scored on Matt Olson's grand slam, sending the Oakland Athletics over the Los...

FILE - In this July 27, 2019, file photo, Los Angeles Angels' Mike Trout runs to first while watching his two-run home run during the first inning of the team's baseball game against the Baltimore Orioles in Anaheim, Calif. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill, File)

Angels' Trout confirms he'll play this year with baby on way

Jul. 23, 2020 12:02 AM EDT

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Mike Trout is confident enough in baseball's safety rules to stay on the field during the coronavirus pandemic. Trout has decided to play for the Los Angeles Angels in the shortened baseball season, although his year will be paused in a few weeks by the birth of his first child. The...

Los Angeles Dodgers' Mookie Betts lines out to center field during the fourth inning of an exhibition baseball game against the Arizona Diamondbacks Sunday, July 19, 2020, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)

Betts gets $365M, 12-year deal with Dodgers through 2032

Jul. 22, 2020 7:46 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Even before Mookie Betts played his first game in Dodger Blue, the superstar outfielder decided his future is in Los Angeles. Betts and the Dodgers have struck baseball's first big-money deal since the coronavirus pandemic decimated the sport's economics, with Betts agreeing Wednesday to...

The Los Angeles Dodgers play the Los Angeles Angels at sunset during the fifth inning of a preseason baseball game, Tuesday, July 21, 2020, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

Rendon's status for Angels' opening series still day to day

Jul. 22, 2020 1:54 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Neither of the Los Angeles Angels' two significant free-agent signings might not be ready when their season begins on Friday in Oakland. Third baseman Anthony Rendon continues to be plagued by an oblique injury, and pitcher Julio Teheran continues to work his way back after reporting to...