Latest Griffin Canning News

Angels shut down rookie pitcher Griffin Canning for season

Aug. 22, 2019 6:09 PM EDT

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Los Angeles Angels rookie right-hander Griffin Canning will miss the rest of the season with mild elbow inflammation. The Angels announced their decision Thursday. Canning is the Angels' most promising pitching prospect in several years. The 23-year-old Orange County native went 5-6...

Pence 3 RBIs for Texas, another last-AB win against Angels

Aug. 22, 2019 12:22 AM EDT

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — The old guys for the Texas Rangers got the big hits late for another win in their last at-bat. Another hard-throwing rookie reliever got his first big league victory. Hunter Pence drove in three runs, including a game-ending single in the ninth to score Elvis Andrus for an 8-7...

Ohtani, 3 other Angels homer in 9-2 win over White Sox

Aug. 18, 2019 8:33 PM EDT

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Griffin Canning had never been caught by fellow rookie Anthony Bemboom. Maybe Sunday was the start of a productive partnership. Canning had perhaps the best start of his career, going seven innings and allowing just one run, and Bemboom hit his first homer in the majors to lead the...

Angels rally for 4 runs in 7th inning to beat White Sox 6-5

Aug. 18, 2019 2:25 AM EDT

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Brian Goodwin's playing time has decreased since Justin Upton returned to the Los Angeles Angels' lineup. Still, the outfielder is making the most of his opportunities when he does get to start. Goodwin homered and walked with the bases loaded to bring in the go-ahead run as the...

Bell's HR, 3 RBIs help Pirates take down Angels 10-7

Aug. 14, 2019 3:04 AM EDT

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Pittsburgh Pirates slugger Josh Bell has pulled himself out of a recent slump with some extra film study and a return to better habits as a hitter. Not only has he found his form, Bell helped the floundering Pirates find their footing. Bell homered and had three RBIs to help the...

Keller wins as Pirates snap 8-game skid, beat Angels 10-2

Aug. 13, 2019 2:25 AM EDT

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Mitch Keller was barely a teenager when a hotshot outfielder from downstate New Jersey joined his hometown Cedar Rapids Kernels. Keller immediately became an enormous fan of Mike Trout, and he cheered on the Angels from Iowa while his favorite player rose to the top of their sport....

Martinez hits 2 HRs, Red Sox rout Angels 16-4

Aug. 10, 2019 12:42 AM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — J.D. Martinez had a moment of panic in between home runs when a drive deep to right didn't quite make it out of Fenway Park. Two other hits by Martinez did as he slugged a pair of homers while leading the Boston Red Sox to a 16-4 rout of the slumping Los Angeles Angels on Friday night....

Sale fans 13 in two-hitter, Red Sox beat Angels 3-0

Aug. 8, 2019 10:52 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Red Sox ace Chris Sale and assistant pitching coach Brian Bannister logged long hours in the video room after Sale was lit up twice by the rival Yankees recently. With a few tweaks, the lanky left-hander was picture perfect Thursday night. Sale righted himself and struck out 13 over eight...

Angels RHP Peña goes on injured list with torn ACL

Aug. 4, 2019 4:45 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — Los Angeles Angels pitcher Félix Peña has a torn ACL in his right knee and has been placed on the 10-day injured list. Peña was injured covering first base in the second inning Saturday against Cleveland. He went to the ground after crossing the bag to record the out and...

Thaiss homers, drives in 3 to lead Angels over Tigers 6-1

Jul. 31, 2019 2:23 AM EDT

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Mike Trout and Shohei Ohtani are the Los Angeles' Angels top players, but it was a pair of rookies who came up big in Tuesday night's 6-1 victory over the Detroit Tigers. Matt Thaiss homered and drove in three runs while Griffin Canning threw four-hit ball over six innings as the...