Emotional Angels win first game after Tyler Skaggs' death

Baseball / MLB Jul 3, 2019

Emotional Angels win first game after Tyler Skaggs' death

With the memory of Tyler Skaggs weighing heavy on their hearts, the Los Angeles Angels won their first game since the death of the much-loved 27-year-old pitcher who got to play for his favorite childhood team. "He was an exceptional young man with an entire ...

Yu Darvish allows 3 runs in 1st outing since May

Baseball / MLB Mar 31, 2019

Yu Darvish allows 3 runs in 1st outing since May

Yu Darvish had long since flopped in his return to Texas when former teammate Joey Gallo beat the Chicago Cubs with one swing. Gallo hit a three-run homer in the eighth inning and the Rangers rallied for an 8-6 victory Saturday night, giving new manager ...

Rangers to retire Adrian Beltre's No. 29

Baseball / MLB Jan 26, 2019

Rangers to retire Adrian Beltre's No. 29

The Texas Rangers are retiring Adrian Beltre's number. The team revealed the plan Friday night at the end of its winter awards program. Beltre, who had 3,166 career hits, played the last eight of his 21 big league seasons for Texas before announcing his retirement ...

Baseball / Japanese Baseball Jan 14, 2019

Lotte acquires ex-BayStars pitcher Brandon Mann

The Chiba Lotte Marines have acquired former Yokohama BayStars pitcher Brandon Mann for next season, the Pacific League club said Monday. The 34-year-old Mann, who played with the Texas Rangers in the major leagues last year, agreed to terms worth an estimated $200,000 (about ¥21.6 ...

AL Player of the Week Ohtani continues hit streak

Baseball / MLB Sep 11, 2018

AL Player of the Week Ohtani continues hit streak

Shohei Ohtani extended his hitting streak to eight games with a fourth-inning double but the Los Angeles Angels were defeated 5-2 by the Texas Rangers on Monday. Ohtani, who was named Player of the Week for the Sept. 3-9 period, proved himself worthy of his ...

Ohtani equals Matsui with latest home run

Baseball / MLB Sep 5, 2018

Ohtani equals Matsui with latest home run

Shohei Ohtani hit his first MLB home run off a left-hander and his 16th of the season, but the Los Angeles Angels lost 4-2 against the Texas Rangers on Tuesday night. Ohtani, who hit .309 against lefties compared to .279 versus right-handers while playing for ...

Angels lose to Rangers despite Shohei Ohtani's efforts

Baseball / MLB Aug 20, 2018

Angels lose to Rangers despite Shohei Ohtani's efforts

Shohei Ohtani doubled and scored a go-ahead run on Sunday but the Los Angeles Angels surrendered the lead and suffered a 4-2 loss against the Texas Rangers. With the Angels trailing 1-0 in the top of the fourth, Ohtani, batting third as the Angels' designated ...