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San Diego Padres starting pitcher Mike Clevinger works against a Los Angeles Angels batter during the first inning of a baseball game Wednesday, Sept. 23, 2020, in San Diego. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull)

Clevinger lasts just one inning in start for Padres

Sep. 23, 2020 5:13 PM EDT

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Right-hander Mike Clevinger of the playoff-bound San Diego Padres lasted only one inning in his start against the Los Angeles Angels on Wednesday. The team said the right-hander's departure was unplanned but didn't provide any other information. Clevinger's start had been pushed back from...

Los Angeles Angels' Jared Walsh (25) celebrates with David Fletcher, left, Andrelton Simmons and Max Stassi, right, who all scored on Walsh's grand slam during the fourth inning of a baseball game against the Texas Rangers, Monday, Sept. 21, 2020, in Anaheim, Calif. (AP Photo/Ashley Landis)

Jared Walsh's 1st grand slam powers Angels past Rangers, 8-5

Sep. 21, 2020 8:14 PM EDT

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Jared Walsh was a 39th-round pick who got a humble $3,000 signing bonus from the Los Angeles Angels. He used his cash to pay for an offseason of workouts, and then he never stopped grinding. Five years later, the 27-year-old rookie is the AL's leader in slugging percentage for...

Los Angeles Angels designated hitter Shohei Ohtani, right, celebrates hitting a solo home run with Taylor Ward during the second inning of a baseball game against the Texas Rangers, Saturday, Sept. 19, 2020, in Anaheim, Calif. (AP Photo/Ashley Landis)

Trout, Ohtani put Angels past Rangers 4-3 for 3rd straight W

Sep. 20, 2020 12:37 AM EDT

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Mike Trout delivered a tiebreaking RBI single in the eighth inning, and the Los Angeles Angels rebounded from a rough start for their third straight victory, 4-3 over the Texas Rangers on Saturday night. Shohei Ohtani homered in his first plate appearance in eight days for the Angels...

Los Angeles Angels' Anthony Rendon, right, celebrates his two-run home run with Mike Trout, center, during the first inning of a baseball game against the Arizona Diamondbacks, Thursday, Sept. 17, 2020, in Anaheim, Calif. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)

Rendon, Trout power Angels past D-backs 7-3 in series finale

Sep. 17, 2020 8:41 PM EDT

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Although the Los Angeles Angels probably will miss the playoffs for the fifth consecutive year, their offense is finally performing up to its pedigree and looking like one of the AL's best. Manager Joe Maddon hopes that's good news for a brighter future amid the Angels' fairly dismal...

Arizona Diamondbacks' David Peralta, right, bumps fists with Stephen Vogt after Peralta score on a single from Nick Ahmed during the second inning of a baseball game against the Los Angeles Angels Wednesday, Sept. 16, 2020, in Anaheim, Calif. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)

Calhoun, Peralta power Diamondbacks past Angels again, 9-6

Sep. 17, 2020 1:33 AM EDT

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Kole Calhoun hit his third homer in two games against his former Angels teammates, and David Peralta homered and drove in two runs in the Arizona Diamondbacks' 9-6 victory over Los Angeles on Wednesday night. Calhoun connected for a two-run shot in the seventh after homering twice...

Colorado Rockies' Charlie Blackmon nears home and waiting teammates after hitting a grand slam off Los Angeles Angels relief pitcher Jose Quijada during the ninth inning of a baseball game Friday, Sept. 11, 2020, in Denver. The Rockies won 8-4. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)

Blackmon 2-out slam caps 5-run rally in 9th, Rox beat Angels

Sep. 12, 2020 12:54 AM EDT

DENVER (AP) — Charlie Blackmon hit a two-out grand slam that capped a five-run rally in the ninth inning and lifted the Colorado Rockies over the Los Angeles Angels 8-4 on Friday night. Blackmon hammered Jose Quijada's fastball on a 3-1 count over the wall in right center to give Colorado its second...

New York Yankees' Luke Voit hits a three-run home run during the fifth inning of the second baseball game of the team's doubleheader against the Baltimore Orioles, Friday, Sept. 11, 2020, in New York. (AP Photo/Adam Hunger)

Voit's 6 RBIs, Cole's gem help Yankees sweep DH vs Orioles

Sep. 11, 2020 10:28 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Pitching, power, savvy on the bases — the Yankees pummeled the Orioles every which way Friday night. Gerrit Cole threw a seven-inning two-hitter in a 6-0 doubleheader opener, Luke Voit hit a pair of three-run homers in a 10-1 nightcap romp, and New York thumped Baltimore to win a...

Los Angeles Angels' Mike Trout smiles as he approaches the dugout after hitting a solo home run in the fifth inning of a baseball game against the Texas Rangers in Arlington, Texas, Thursday, Sept. 10, 2020. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)

Home runs by Trout, Walsh power Angels past Rangers 6-2

Sep. 10, 2020 9:05 PM EDT

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Mike Trout hit his major league-leading 16th home run, a 449-foot drive into the second deck in left field, and the Los Angeles Angels beat the Texas Rangers 6-2 Thursday to avoid being swept in six games this season at new Globe Life Field. Trout, a three-time AL MVP, homered in...

Houston Astros relief pitcher Chris Devenski, right, is relieved by manager Dusty Baker during the eighth inning of a baseball game against the Los Angeles Angels, Sunday, Sept. 6, 2020, in Anaheim, Calif. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)

Angels rally in 8th to complete 4-game sweep of Astros

Sep. 6, 2020 8:46 PM EDT

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Anthony Rendon homered, Jared Walsh and Justin Upton delivered key hits during a four-run eighth inning and the Los Angeles Angels defeated the Houston Astros 9-5 on Sunday to sweep the series. The Angels have a won a season-high five straight and posted their first four-game sweep...

San Diego Padres' Fernando Tatis Jr celebrates after hitting a solo home run against the Oakland Athletics during the seventh inning of a baseball game in Oakland, Calif., Sunday, Sept. 6, 2020. (AP Photo/Jed Jacobsohn)

Tatís hits 15th home run, Padres win series with A's

Sep. 6, 2020 8:29 PM EDT

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Fernando Tatís Jr. matched Angels slugger Mike Trout for the majors' home run lead with his 15th, a two-run drive in the seventh inning of the San Diego Padres' back-and-forth 5-3 win over the Oakland Athletics on Sunday. Sean Murphy homered on another scorching-hot September...