Maeda to make spot start for Dodgers against Angels

/ Jun 25, 2017

Maeda to make spot start for Dodgers against Angels

Kenta Maeda will make a spot start on Tuesday against the Los Angeles Angels, to give the rotation an extra day of rest, Los Angeles Dodgers manager Dave Roberts said Saturday. Maeda made a spot start for the same purpose on June 18 and ...

Pujols joins 600-homer club with grand slam

/ Jun 4, 2017

Pujols joins 600-homer club with grand slam

Albert Pujols checked his phone between innings and saw a text from his wife in the stands. Deidre Pujols bluntly told him to stop pressing so hard for his 600th homer. Although the Los Angeles Angels slugger isn’t strictly supposed to be using his ...

Trout sprains thumb in Angels' loss

/ May 29, 2017

Trout sprains thumb in Angels' loss

Mike Trout stood at his locker and frowned as he looked down at his left thumb, which was puffy and red and sending a clear signal. He’s out. Trout sprained his thumb stealing second base and left Sunday’s game in the sixth inning , ...

Darvish, Gomez power Rangers past Angels

/ Apr 30, 2017

Darvish, Gomez power Rangers past Angels

Yu Darvish allowed two runs in six innings on Saturday, earning his third win as Carlos Gomez hit for the cycle in the Texas Rangers’ 6-3 win over the Los Angeles Angels. Darvish (3-2) surrendered one earned run on three hits and four walks, ...

Weaver signs with Padres after 11 years with Angels

/ Feb 19, 2017

Weaver signs with Padres after 11 years with Angels

Right-hander Jered Weaver has agreed to a $3 million, one-year deal with the San Diego Padres after 11 seasons with the Los Angeles Angels. Weaver and the Padres confirmed the long-anticipated deal Saturday, pending a physical. The 34-year-old Weaver had spent his entire career ...

Mariners' Iwakuma notches 16th victory of season

/ Sep 15, 2016

Mariners' Iwakuma notches 16th victory of season

Ask the streaking Seattle Mariners what the primary catalyst for their success has been over the past few weeks, and they won’t say home runs or quality starting pitching. They’ll say it’s fun. Kyle Seager and Nelson Cruz homered in the fifth and seventh ...

Lincecum wins in return to majors

/ Jun 19, 2016

Lincecum wins in return to majors

The uniform is different. The flowing locks of shaggy brown hair that once protruded from his cap are gone. He’s lost a little zip off his fastball, too. Even so, “The Freak” came back as a force. Tim Lincecum made a winning return to ...

Lincecum signs with Angels

/ May 21, 2016

Lincecum signs with Angels

Ravaged by injuries, the Los Angeles Angels are taking a chance on Tim Lincecum, the two-time NL Cy Young Award winner who is coming off major hip surgery and looking to regain his career. He signed a $2.5 million, one-year deal on Friday, eight ...

Pujols, Trout ignite Angels as Maeda struggles again

/ May 17, 2016

Pujols, Trout ignite Angels as Maeda struggles again

Led by Albert Pujols and Mike Trout, the Los Angeles Angels’ offense is starting to come around. Now if only they could preserve their injury-plagued rotation. Pujols and Trout combined to drive in six runs and the Angels beat the Los Angeles Dodgers 7-6 ...

Aoki miscue proves costly for Mariners

/ May 14, 2016

Aoki miscue proves costly for Mariners

Norichika Aoki put his foot down a few inches away from where he wanted it, just far enough to leave the Seattle Mariners wondering what might have been. The Mariners built a four-run lead after six innings, but C.J. Cron homered in the eighth ...

/ May 10, 2016

Angels' Simmons to undergo thumb surgery

Los Angeles Angels shortstop Andrelton Simmons will require surgery after tearing a ligament in his left thumb while diving to stop a grounder during a weekend loss to the Tampa Bay Rays, the team said Monday. The team said it would have an update ...