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 ...

Iwakuma shines in short-notice outing

Apr 23, 2016

Iwakuma shines in short-notice outing

Hisashi Iwakuma got the assignment a day earlier than he expected because Felix Hernandez was scratched with a case of the flu. The right-hander responded with a clutch performance, pitching eight strong innings Friday night, and the Seattle Mariners beat the Los Angeles Angels ...

Twins snap losing streak

Apr 16, 2016

Twins snap losing streak

Park Byung-ho finally had a chance to celebrate with the Minnesota Twins. The wait was so long even the stoic slugger let down his guard. The Twins became the last team in the major leagues to win this season, after Park drove in the ...

Pujols' walk-off single lifts Angels

Apr 8, 2016

Pujols' walk-off single lifts Angels

Albert Pujols’ first RBI of the season came at a very opportune time for the Los Angeles Angels. Pujols delivered a bases-loaded single with two outs in the ninth inning to give the Angels their first victory, a 4-3 win over the Texas Rangers ...

Dodgers' Maeda sharp in final start of spring

Apr 2, 2016

Dodgers' Maeda sharp in final start of spring

Kenta Maeda was sharp in his final preseason tuneup on Friday, throwing four innings for the Los Angeles Dodgers in a 5-1 loss to the Los Angeles Angels. Pitching for the first time at Dodger Stadium, his new home park, Maeda allowed two runs ...

Feb 19, 2016

Angels don't expect Pujols for opener

The Los Angeles Angels are preparing to start the regular season without injured slugger Albert Pujols. Manager Mike Scioscia said Thursday the three-time NL MVP is doing some swinging, but still faces a long recovery following November surgery on his right foot. Scioscia said ...

Nov 10, 2015

Pujols undergoes foot surgery

Angels slugger Albert Pujols is recovering after having surgery to repair the planter plate in his right foot. The team announced Monday that Pujols is expected to resume full baseball activities in 4½ months, which would be late in spring training. The surgery was ...

Rangers clinch title on last day of season

Oct 5, 2015

Rangers clinch title on last day of season

First-year manager Jeff Banister stood in a corner of the Texas Rangers clubhouse watching players celebrate, with champagne spraying all over the place. A year after their 95 losses were the most in the American League, two months after they were still eight games ...

Angels boost playoff hopes

Sep 29, 2015

Angels boost playoff hopes

David Murphy looked around at the loaded bases, the drawn-in infield and the left-handed Oakland pitcher on the mound in the bottom of the ninth inning of a crucial game for the Los Angeles Angels’ playoff hopes. Murphy saw nothing but a chance to ...