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Vlad Jr homers off Shohei Ohtani, Blue Jays top Angels 6-3

May. 27, 2022 01:53 AM EDT

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — After Vladimir Guerrero Jr. pulled Shohei Ohtani's high curveball down the left field line, the Toronto slugger stuck an index finger in the air. That's one career homer off Ohtani by his top rival for last season's AL MVP award. A few innings later,...

Mitch Garver, Kole Calhoun HRs lead Texas past Angels 7-2

May. 26, 2022 01:17 AM EDT

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Any pitching staff that forces Mike Trout and Shohei Ohtani to go 0 for 7 with a combined six strikeouts is nearly certain to feel awfully good about its night at the Big A. The Rangers feel it's only an indicator of what their team can become —...

Ohtani, Trout HRs back Sandoval in Angels' 4-1 win over A's

May. 22, 2022 20:23 PM EDT

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Patrick Sandoval dominated the Oakland Athletics for the second straight Sunday, mixing his formidable off-speed pitches with excellent fastball control in a performance that underlined his credentials as a rising star on the Angels' staff. The left-hander...

Brown's homer sends A's to 4-2 victory over skidding Angels

May. 21, 2022 04:40 AM EDT

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — The Oakland Athletics haven't shown much power at the plate the first quarter of the season. Yet it was the long ball that played a big role in their victory Friday night. Seth Brown hit a go-ahead home run in the fifth inning as the A's bounced back with a...

Lowe HR in 10th gives Rangers 6-5 win and sweep of Angels

May. 19, 2022 01:14 AM EDT

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Nathaniel Lowe is starting to feel better at the plate again for the Texas Rangers, and one big swing gave them a series sweep. Lowe hit a two-run homer on the first pitch in the bottom of the 10th inning and the Rangers, after blowing the lead in the ninth...

LEADING OFF: Ohtani on mound, Scherzer faces hometown team

May. 18, 2022 03:46 AM EDT

A look at what’s happening around the majors today: ___ SHOHEI AND THE RANGERS Los Angeles Angels two-way star Shohei Ohtani pitches at Texas again a month after allowing six runs over 3 2/3 innings in a 10-5 loss to the Rangers at Globe Life Field....

Seager triggers wild 8th as Rangers rally past Angels 10-5

May. 18, 2022 01:20 AM EDT

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Corey Seager, Kole Calhoun and the Texas Rangers chased Reid Detmers early with homers in the left-hander's first start since throwing a no-hitter for the Los Angeles Angels. They won it late with bloops, walks and LA errors. Seager triggered...

Rangers chase Syndergaard in 6-run 1st, beat Angels 7-4

May. 17, 2022 00:00 AM EDT

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Eli White had the first and last of five Texas hits during a six-run first inning against Noah Syndergaard, and the Rangers beat the Los Angeles Angels 7-4 on Monday night. Jon Gray won his home debut despite allowing Shohei Ohtani’s RBI double off the...

Ohtani homers again, leads Angels past A's 4-1

May. 15, 2022 20:51 PM EDT

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Shohei Ohtani homered for the second consecutive game, leading the Los Angeles Angels to a 5-1 victory over the Oakland Athletics on Sunday. A day after becoming the third Japanese-born player to reach 100 homers in the major leagues, Ohtani belted No. 101....

Ohtani hits 100th homer as Angels beat A's 9-1 for DH split

May. 15, 2022 01:12 AM EDT

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Shohei Ohtani and Taylor Ward provided just what the Los Angeles Angels needed to get over a bad loss in the opener of a day-night doubleheader. Ohtani hit his 100th career home run, Ward hit a grand slam and the Angels salvaged a split by beating the the...