Latest David Fletcher News

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...

Snell loses gem in 7th, Padres fall 4-0 to Adell, Angels

Sep. 08, 2021 02:01 AM EDT

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Blake Snell made another bid at a gem. This one didn't end so well for the Padres left-hander, in part because San Diego's bats again went silent. The Los Angeles Angels broke up Snell's no-hit try with two outs in the seventh...

Padres' Blake Snell loses gem in 7th inning against Angels

Sep. 08, 2021 00:15 AM EDT

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Left-hander Blake Snell of the San Diego Padres took a perfect game into the seventh inning against the Los Angeles Angels before walking two batters and allowing a two-out, two-run single to Jo Adell on his 96th pitch. Snell was trying for the...

A.J. Alexy has 2nd phenomenal start, Rangers top Angels 4-0

Sep. 07, 2021 00:51 AM EDT

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — A.J. Alexy managed to follow up his outstanding major league debut with something even better. Two starts into his career with Texas, the confident, rangy right-hander has made history by throwing 11 scoreless innings of two-hit ball. He's even...

Ohtani hits MLB-high 43rd HR, Suarez CG as Angels beat Texas

Sep. 05, 2021 00:40 AM EDT

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Shohei Ohtani hit his major league-leading 43rd home run and Jose Suarez pitched a five-hitter, leading the Los Angeles Angels to a 4-1 win over the Texas Rangers on Saturday night. Ohtani connected for a three-run homer in the sixth inning, a...

Ohtani strikes out 8 on 117 pitches, Angels beat Rangers 3-2

Sep. 04, 2021 02:22 AM EDT

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Shohei Ohtani's outing almost met an early end when he was struck by a comebacker in the first inning. Instead, he recovered and threw his most pitches since coming stateside in 2018. Ohtani allowed two runs, struck out eight and fired 117 pitches...

Gerrit Cole fans 15, Yankees beat Angels 4-1 to end skid

Sep. 01, 2021 23:23 PM EDT

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — While Gerrit Cole racked up a season-high 15 strikeouts on the diamond that was once his favorite field, Aaron Judge couldn't help pondering what the Yankees gained and the Angels lost when New York outmaneuvered Los Angeles for his services two years ago. ...

Ohtani steals home, Angels send Yankees to 4th straight loss

Sep. 01, 2021 01:57 AM EDT

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Manager Aaron Boone had no real problem with the way his New York Yankees executed on the double steal by the Angels that ended with Shohei Ohtani sliding safely into home. In fact, Boone and the Yankees still seem confident in just about...