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Murphy's 3 RBIs off Shohei Ohtani lead A's past Angels, 3-1

Aug. 04, 2022 01:42 AM EDT

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Shohei Ohtani couldn't connect at the plate, going 0 for 3 while twice leaving runners in scoring position. Although Ohtani was solid on the mound, he couldn't retire Sean Murphy in two key situations. Ohtani sometimes has to do it all by himself for the...

LEADING OFF: Soto arrives in SD, Castillo debuts for M's

Aug. 03, 2022 03:25 AM EDT

A look at what’s happening around the majors today: ___ SOTO ARRIVES Juan Soto is set for his San Diego debut at home against Colorado. Before the game, the Padres will hold a news conference to introduce Soto on his first day with the team. The...

Fletcher's leadoff homer propels Angels to 3-1 win over A's

Aug. 03, 2022 02:11 AM EDT

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — David Fletcher's return to the lineup has been timely for the Los Angeles Angels. The second baseman provided a leadoff homer in Tuesday night's 3-1 victory over the Oakland Athletics and has a hit in all four games he has played in since coming off the...

Angels' Reid Detmers adds immaculate inning to no-hitter

Jul. 31, 2022 20:33 PM EDT

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Angels starter Reid Detmers became the first rookie pitcher with a no-hitter and an immaculate inning in the same season, achieving the latter against the Texas Rangers on Sunday. “That's pretty cool, I really don't know what to say,” said Detmers, who...

Ohtani fans 11, but Seager, Lowe lead Texas to 2-0 win

Jul. 29, 2022 01:24 AM EDT

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Shohei Ohtani dazzled batters with his wicked slider, blew them away with his 100-mph fastball and repeatedly pitched out of trouble while racking up 11 strikeouts. The AL MVP's latest impressive start also included a few mistakes, and Ohtani and his fellow...

LEADING OFF: Ohtani's strikeout streak, Giants' losing skid

Jul. 27, 2022 20:29 PM EDT

A look at what's happening around the majors on Thursday: ___ SHOHEI'S STRIKEOUTS Los Angeles Angels two-way force Shohei Ohtani has struck out at least 10 batters in five straight starts going into this outing at home against Texas. ...

Ohtani wins 6th straight start, triples in Angels' 7-1 win

Jul. 14, 2022 02:50 AM EDT

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Shohei Ohtani is putting to rest any doubts anyone might have had about whether he could exceed what he accomplished during last year's AL MVP campaign. The two-way Japanese phenom won his sixth straight start by striking out 12 in six innings and also hit a...

Verlander earns 11th win, leading Astros past Royals 5-2

Jul. 08, 2022 01:31 AM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — In a career with so many accomplishments, Justin Verlander's success this season after missing almost two years with an elbow injury has been particularly sweet. “Of course," the Houston Astros right-hander said when asked if his stellar start means a lot to him....

Astros' Javier, bullpen combine to no-hit Yanks in 3-0 win

Jun. 25, 2022 19:01 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Cristian Javier kept sending the New York Yankees back to their dugout in short order, taming his often inconsistent control and thwarting the team with baseball's best record, most runs and preeminent power. “We call him ‘The Reptile,’ because he doesn’t...

Verlander nears another no-hitter, Astros rally past A's 5-4

Jun. 01, 2022 19:50 PM EDT

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Justin Verlander took a no-hitter into the seventh inning, Yordan Álvarez cleared the bases with a go-ahead double in the ninth and the Houston Astros beat the Oakland Athletics 5-4 on Wednesday to complete a three-game sweep. Elvis Andrus broke up...