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Gonzalez helps power Twins to 8-3 victory over Angels

May. 22, 2019 2:49 AM EDT

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Marwin Gonzalez keeps coming through for the Minnesota Twins. The designated hitter homered and drove in three runs as the Twins rallied for an 8-3 victory over the Los Angeles Angels on Tuesday night. Gonzalez's two-run shot in the sixth tied the game at three. Minnesota then broke...

Duffy pitches Royals past Angels 5-1 for 3rd straight win

May. 19, 2019 9:59 PM EDT

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Danny Duffy had a rooting section on the road and gave his pals plenty to cheer about. The veteran left-hander from California won his third straight start and the Kansas City Royals stopped a four-game skid Sunday with a 5-1 victory over the Los Angeles Angels. Hunter Dozier hit a...

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...

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,...

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...

Back in cleanup spot, Davis homers as Orioles top Angels 5-1

May. 12, 2019 8:11 PM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — Chris Davis flashed a big smile when asked about recent strides in Baltimore's lineup. Not long ago, the Orioles slugger looked like he was carrying the weight of the entire franchise on his shoulders. Davis homered in his return to the cleanup spot in Baltimore's batting order, homering...

Trout HR, 3 RBIs help Angels beat Orioles 8-3

May. 11, 2019 12:59 AM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — Concerned about his swing and eager to do something about it, Mike Trout put in some extra time in the batting cage in an effort to get back in a groove. The results were on full display against the Baltimore Orioles on Friday night. Trout homered and drove in three runs, scored twice and...

Albert Pujols reaches 2,000 RBIs and Angels rout Tigers 13-0

May. 9, 2019 6:27 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — Albert Pujols turned on a fastball over the middle of the plate, sent the no-doubt shot deep into the left-field seats, flipped his bat toward celebrating teammates in the dugout and trotted around the bases. By the time he stepped on home plate, the three-time MVP was in an elite group of...

Pujols reaches 2,000 RBIs, joins Aaron and Rodriguez

May. 9, 2019 4:48 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — Albert Pujols is the third player with 2,000 career RBIs. Pujols hit a solo homer in the third inning Thursday for the Los Angeles Angels against the Detroit Tigers, putting him in a group with Hank Aaron (2,297) and Alex Rodriguez (2,086). Detroit left-hander Ryan Carpenter threw Pujols a...