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Trout hits milestone homer to lead Angels over Royals 6-3

May. 19, 2019 2:07 AM EDT

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Mike Trout's 250th home run was memorable in more ways than one. Trout's solo shot to left-center off traveled 473 feet and made him the sixth AL player to reach 250 homers before his 28th birthday as the Los Angeles Angels beat the Kansas City Royals 6-3 on Saturday night. The...

Trout, Pujols back Harvey and lift Angels over Royals 5-2

May. 18, 2019 2:41 AM EDT

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Matt Harvey seems to be finding his groove. Harvey, who signed an $11 million, one-year deal with the Angels in the offseason, pitched two-run ball for five innings, and Mike Trout and Albert Pujols had two hits each as Los Angeles beat the Kansas City Royals 5-2 Friday night. "The...

LEADING OFF: Braves' Riley homers in debut, Bell streaking

May. 16, 2019 2:33 AM EDT

A look at what's happening around the majors today: SMASHING START Atlanta prospect Austin Riley was quite a hit in his big league debut, connecting for a home run in his second at-bat. The 22-year-old Riley tagged Michael Wacha in a win over St. Louis. Riley was promoted from Triple-A, where he was leading the...

Twins hold on for 8-7 win after tense 3-run 9th by Angels

May. 15, 2019 6:50 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — This strong start by the first-place Minnesota Twins has been fueled by an ample supply of power. Byron Buxton and Jason Castro each hit two-run homers, just the cushion that was needed to withstand a late surge by the Los Angeles Angels. "Just put good swings on the ball," Buxton said,...

Twins place Garver on IL with high ankle sprain, return Sanó

May. 15, 2019 6:03 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Twins placed catcher Mitch Garver on the 10-day injured list with a sprained left ankle and returned third baseman Miguel Sanó from his rehabilitation assignment, nearly four months after he sustained a severe cut on his right heel. Minnesota made the moves on Wednesday before...

Garver homers, hurts ankle in Twins' 4-3 win over Angels

May. 15, 2019 12:13 AM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Mitch Garver demonstrated his value to the Minnesota Twins again Tuesday night against the Los Angeles Angels. Now, Minnesota is hoping it hasn't lost its surprisingly productive catcher for an extended period. Garver hit a two-run homer and tagged out Shohei Ohtani trying to score the...

Ohtani hits 1st homer of season, Angels beat Twins 5-4

May. 14, 2019 1:37 AM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Shohei Ohtani hit his first home run of the season for the Los Angeles Angels, a towering two-run shot in the third inning against Minnesota ace Jose Berrios that fueled a 5-4 victory over the Twins on Monday night. Ohtani, who made his 2019 debut last week in his return from Tommy John...

Ohtani hits 1st HR of season for Angels in 5-4 win vs. Twins

May. 14, 2019 12:32 AM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — One week into Shohei Ohtani's return to the Los Angeles Angels, the lineup is looking sharp. Minnesota ace Jose Berrios bore the brunt of their batting success on Monday night. Ohtani hit his first home run of the season, a towering two-run shot in the third inning against Berrios, and...

Pujols' 2 HRs, 3 RBIs to help Angels beat Orioles 7-2

May. 11, 2019 8:38 PM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — Now in his 19th major league season, Albert Pujols still has the power and bat speed to hit a baseball a very long way. Pujols homered twice to increase his total to 641, had three RBIs and scored three runs to help the Los Angeles Angels beat the Baltimore Orioles 7-2 Saturday. Even at...

Pirates acquire right-hander Stratton from Angels for cash

May. 11, 2019 5:37 PM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — The Pittsburgh Pirates have acquired 28-year-old right-hander Chris Stratton from the Los Angeles Angels for cash. Stratton was 0-2 with an 8.59 ERA in five starts and two relief appearances for the Angels, then was designated for assignment on May 7. He attended spring training with San...