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Varsho, Arozarena, Gonsolin make MLB arbitration cutoff

Oct. 31, 2022 18:41 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Arizona catcher Daulton Varsho was the last of 30 players who made the cutoff for salary arbitration, which was set at 2 years, 128 days of major league service, up from 2 years, 116 days last offseason. Varsho hit .235 with 27 homers and 74 RBIs this year and...

Angels hitting coaches Reed, Mallee will not return in 2023

Oct. 19, 2022 19:44 PM EDT

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Hitting coach Jeremy Reed and assistant hitting coach John Mallee will not return to the Los Angeles Angels next season. The team confirmed the decisions Wednesday. Reed has been the Angels' hitting coach since 2019, serving for four seasons...

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,...

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...

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...

Detmers pitches Angels past Rangers 4-1 for 5th straight win

Oct. 01, 2022 01:17 AM EDT

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Reid Detmers pitched six innings of four-hit ball in the final start of his eventful rookie season, and Jo Adell and Luis Rengifo hit early solo homers in the Los Angeles Angels' fifth consecutive victory, 4-1 over the Texas Rangers on Friday night. Shohei...

Ohtani takes no-hitter into 8th, Angels beat Athletics 4-2

Sep. 30, 2022 02:25 AM EDT

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Shohei Ohtani has provided Angels fans with plenty of highlights this season. The two-way phenom almost topped them all Thursday night. The reigning AL MVP pitched no-hit ball into the eighth inning and extended his hitting streak to 14 games as Los Angeles...

Trout hits 38th homer, Lorenzen sharp as Angels beat A's 4-1

Sep. 29, 2022 01:45 AM EDT

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Mike Trout hit his 38th home run, Michael Lorenzen went five strong innings and the Los Angeles Angels continued their success against the Oakland Athletics with a 4-1 victory on Wednesday night. Taylor Ward also homered, while Lorenzen (8-6) gave up an...

Jo Adell's 8th-inning RBI sends Angels past Athletics, 4-3

Sep. 28, 2022 01:43 AM EDT

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Jo Adell drove in Matt Duffy with a tiebreaking RBI single in the eighth inning, Shohei Ohtani extended his hitting streak to a career-best 12 games, and the Los Angeles Angels opened their final homestand of the season with a 4-3 victory over the Oakland Athletics on...

Ward homers twice, Ohtani earns win as Angels beat Twins 4-2

Sep. 24, 2022 00:54 AM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Taylor Ward homered twice and Shohei Ohtani took a no-hitter into the fifth inning, helping the Los Angeles Angels beat the Minnesota Twins 4-2 on a cool, rainy Friday night. Ohtani seemed to have trouble adjusting to the weather conditions, tying his career high...