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Angels' winter more uncertain than usual with possible sale

Oct. 06, 2022 18:48 PM EDT

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — The Los Angeles Angels are going straight from another disappointing regular season into another incredibly uncertain offseason, only for a different reason than usual this time. Owner Arte Moreno put a “For Sale” sign on his franchise six weeks ago,...

Marlins face uncertainty after disappointing season

Oct. 06, 2022 17:47 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — For the 2022 Miami Marlins, all the surprises happened off the field. The season began with Hall of Famer Derek Jeter stepping away as CEO and shareholder and ended with the departure of manager Don Mattingly. On the field, it unfolded much like it has...

Arraez, McNeil win batting titles, Judge misses Triple Crown

Oct. 06, 2022 00:46 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Minnesota’s Luis Arraez got a Louis Vuitton roller bag from Carlos Correa. The New York Mets' Jeff McNeil is being gifted a car by Francisco Lindor. Winning batting titles on the final day of the season was rewarding. “I couldn’t sleep last...

A's Stephen Vogt hits homer in final game before retirement

Oct. 05, 2022 22:16 PM EDT

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — The ball sailed for the right-field seats, just as his long-awaited first career hit had done more than nine years before, and Stephen Vogt took off as if he could play for another decade. He galloped in glee around the bases as his teammates and a crowd...

Angels keep Phil Nevin as manager for 2023 on 1-year deal

Oct. 05, 2022 21:03 PM EDT

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — The Los Angeles Angels have hired Phil Nevin as manager for the 2023 season, removing his interim title and giving him a one-year contract Wednesday before the final game of the regular season. The Angels will miss the playoffs for an eighth straight year....

Langeliers' bases-loaded walk sends A's past Angels, 2-1

Oct. 05, 2022 01:37 AM EDT

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Shea Langeliers drew a bases-loaded walk in the 10th inning, sending the Oakland Athletics past the Los Angeles Angels 2-1 on Tuesday night. “Those are the moments you practice for right there," Langeliers said. "All the hard work you do goes in, and it...

Mike Trout eager to lead the Angels back to winning ways

Oct. 04, 2022 21:23 PM EDT

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Mike Trout is uncertain how long it might take for the Los Angeles Angels to become a contender again given the changes ahead with owner Arte Moreno's plans to sell the club following an eighth straight year missing the playoffs. The slugging center fielder...

Kemp's RBI single in 10th lifts Athletics past Angels 5-4

Oct. 04, 2022 02:47 AM EDT

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Pinch hitter Tony Kemp had an RBI single in the bottom of the 10th inning, capping a spirited comeback that sent the Oakland Athletics to a 5-4 victory over the Los Angeles Angels on Monday night. Cristian Bride’s sacrifice bunt leading off the inning...

Baseball tiebreaker games now a thing of the past

Oct. 03, 2022 02:34 AM EDT

If baseball's new tiebreaker rules had been in place years ago, Bucky Dent and Bobby Thomson probably wouldn't be household names. With the postseason expanding to 12 teams this year, if two teams end up deadlocked for a division title or playoff spot, there will no longer be a...

Trout hits 39th HR, Angels beat Texas 8-3 for 7th straight W

Oct. 02, 2022 20:07 PM EDT

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — The Los Angeles Angels wrapped up the home portion of their seventh consecutive losing season by hitting superbly, pitching more than adequately and extending their longest winning streak in nearly five years. The Halos' frustration will last through another...