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Mariners lose to Angels 7-3 as playoff drought continues

Oct. 03, 2021 20:45 PM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — During Kyle Seager’s decade as the starting third baseman in Seattle, his overwhelming desire was finding a way to end the Mariners' long postseason drought. In a season when expectations were low, Seager and the Mariners nearly pulled off some late...

Angels deliver blow to Mariners' playoff hopes with 2-1 win

Oct. 02, 2021 02:11 AM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — After all the one-run games they've played this season, the Seattle Mariners were waiting for their next late-game hero to emerge. That clutch hit was never delivered for the Mariners. And now Seattle finds itself needing help from others to see its...

Rookies lead Rangers past Angels 5-2 to avoid 100th defeat

Sep. 29, 2021 00:14 AM EDT

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Rookie Andy Ibanez’s two-run single highlighted a four-run second inning for Texas and fellow rookie A.J. Alexy won for the third time in four career starts as the Rangers beat the Los Angeles Angels 5-2 on Tuesday night to stave off their 100th loss for a second...

Astros move closer, beat Angels in 12; Ohtani out at plate

Sep. 23, 2021 03:04 AM EDT

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Houston manager Dusty Baker says a huge source of pride about his AL West-leading team is the way it plays defense. It showed Wednesday night as right fielder Chas McCormick made two huge plays in the Astros' 9-5 victory over the Los Angeles Angels in 12 innings. ...

Valdez, González, Maldonado send Astros past Angels 10-0

Sep. 21, 2021 01:54 AM EDT

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — With a well-rested Framber Valdez on the mound turning in one of his best performances in an outstanding season, the Houston Astros really didn't need all the runs they racked up on a blowout night at the Big A. Valdez pitched seven innings of...

Kaprielian, A's beat Angels 3-1 to keep pace for wild card

Sep. 19, 2021 01:05 AM EDT

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — James Kaprielian pitched two-hit ball over six innings, Matt Olson hit his 36th home run and the Oakland Athletics beat the Los Angeles Angels 3-1 Saturday night. The A’s have won four consecutive games and seven of 10 in their race for the...

A's keep pace in wild-card race with 5-4 win over Angels

Sep. 18, 2021 02:00 AM EDT

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — The Oakland Athletics committed three errors in the first two innings, stranded 10 runners through the first six and didn’t have an extra-base hit all night at the Big A. The A's still manufactured enough ugly runs and got enough beautiful...

Sheets, White Sox beat Angels 9-3 in Maddon's Chicago return

Sep. 15, 2021 01:04 AM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Joe Maddon's first game back in Chicago was similar to his final game with the Cubs: a loss. Rookie Gavin Sheets hit a long three-run homer and had four RBIs in his first three-hit game, and the White Sox beat the Los Angeles Angels 9-3 on Tuesday night....

McCullers solid again, Tucker homers, Astros beat Angels 3-1

Sep. 12, 2021 18:47 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — Lance McCullers Jr. threw six strong innings, Kyle Tucker homered and the Houston Astros beat the Los Angeles Angels 3-1 on Sunday. McCullers (12-4) permitted one run on three hits with seven strikeouts. “I was being aggressive,”...

Rengifo homers with 3 RBIs to lead Angels over Astros 4-2

Sep. 11, 2021 23:36 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — Luis Rengifo homered with three RBIs to lead the Los Angeles Angels to a 4-2 win over the Houston Astros on Saturday night. David Fletcher and Shohei Ohtani hit consecutive singles to start the game before Fletcher scored on a one-out double by Jared...