LEADING OFF: Lindor hurt, Red Sox dominating depleted Yanks
Mets Pirates Baseball New York Mets' Francisco Lindor grounds out in the fifth inning of a baseball game against the Pittsburgh Pirates in Pittsburgh, Friday, July 16, 2021. In his first season with the Mets after being acquired from Cleveland in a January trade, Lindor is hitting .228 with 11 home runs in 88 games. New York is also minus first baseman Luke Voit, who went on the injured list with a bone bruise in his left knee. Atlanta acquired Pederson from the Chicago Cubs on Thursday for minor league first baseman Bryce Ball. Charlie Barnes makes his major league debut in Game 1 for the Twins, and Kenta Maeda (4-3, 4.66) is set for Game 2.wftv.com
Ohtani hits milestone 32nd homer, Angels edge Red Sox 5-4
Fellow All-Star Jared Walsh homered twice for the Angels, who won for the sixth time in seven games and took two of three from the AL-leading Red Sox. Ohtani broke Hideki Matsui's record with his 433-foot shot to right off Eduardo Rodríguez (6-5), putting the Angels ahead to stay in the fifth inning. Walsh drove in three runs for the Angels as they moved two games above .500 for the first time since April 21. Xander Bogaerts had three hits and drove in a run for the Red Sox, who lost for just the third time in 13 games while finishing 3-3 on their six-game California road swing. Boston didn’t manage a hit off Heaney until Xander Bogaerts’ two-out single in the fourth, but the Red Sox tied it on four singles in the fifth.wftv.com
Ohtani hurls 7 innings, hits RBI double, Halos top BoSox 5-3
Martinez drove in both of Boston's runs against Ohtani, but the Red Sox lost for just the second time in 12 games. Eovaldi (9-5) yielded nine hits and five runs while pitching into the sixth inning for the Red Sox. But after Fletcher extended his hitting streak to a career-best 20 games with a double on Eovaldi's first pitch, Ohtani drove him home with a sharp double to right. Stassi followed two batters later with his sixth homer of a quietly impressive season. Ohtani kept Boston off the board again until the sixth when Connor Wong doubled and scored on Martinez's single.wftv.com
Tigers overcome Ohtani's 23rd HR, hold off Angels 5-3 in 10
Tigers Angels Baseball Detroit Tigers' Jonathan Schoop scores on a two-run single by Miguel Cabrera during the fifth inning of a baseball game against the Los Angeles Angels in Anaheim, Calif., Sunday, June 20, 2021. Ohtani’s career-best 23rd homer, a two-run shot in the fifth, tied him with Vladimir Guerrero Jr. for the major league lead. Miguel Cabrera had a two-run single in the fifth for the Tigers, who finished their road trip at 4-3 despite getting outscored 26-11 in the first three games in Anaheim. Jared Walsh homered in his third consecutive game for the Angels, who took just their fifth loss in 16 games. Bundy was chased by Jake Rogers' double leading off the fifth, and rookie reliever Chris Rodriguez walked the bases loaded before Cabrera's two-run single.wftv.com
Ohtani's 2-out, 2-run HR in 9th sends Angels over Bosox 6-5
Ohtani followed with his major league high-tying 12th home run, tucked just inside the Pesky Pole in right field. Drew Butera's two-run single capped a four-run second off Nathan Eovaldi that put the Angels ahead 4-0. TRAINER'S ROOMAngels: Ohtani’s next pitching start has been pushed back a day, to Tuesday against Cleveland, because of fatigue. Indians rookie LHP Sam Hentges (1-0, 3.29 ERA) is scheduled to make his sixth career appearance, second career start. Boston LHP Eduardo Rodriguez (5-1, 4.15 ERA) and Toronto LHP Hyun Jin Ryu (3-2, 2.95) are scheduled to face off for the second time this season.wftv.com
Angels snap 5-game skid, blast Dodgers 9-2 in Freeway Series
Justin Upton and Taylor Ward homered in the Angels' four-run second inning, and Mike Trout had a late RBI triple as the Halos opened the Freeway Series with only their fifth win in 16 games. Mookie Betts homered in the ninth for the Dodgers, who have lost four straight. The defending World Series champions swept the six-game Freeway Series last season, but they've lost 14 of 18 overall this year in an increasingly alarming early-season swoon. Griffin Canning (3-2) pitched six-hit ball into the sixth inning, ending the Angels' recent pitching woes with three walks and four strikeouts. Julio Urías (4-1) had his least impressive start in a strong season for the Dodgers, yielding eight hits and five runs over five innings in his Angel Stadium debut.wftv.com
Yanks star Stanton off to strong start after smashing finish
Trevor Williams went five innings in his fourth start, allowing a run on three hits. Austin Gomber made his fourth start for Colorado, allowing two runs on three hits, striking out four in 4 1/3 innings. Dylan Cease made his second start, allowing three hits and three walks in 3 2/3 scoreless innings. Matthew Boyd made his fourth start, allowing one run on four hits and a walk in four innings, striking out five. Tyler Anderson went five innings in his fourth start for Pittsburgh, giving up one run on two hits.
Bogaerts spring debut after shoulder woe, Tatis HR in return
On that one, we are probably on the same page.”RED SOX 8, RAYS 2Garrett Richards struck out seven in four scoreless innings for Boston. ATHLETICS 5, PADRES 4Fernando Tatis Jr. led off the game with his second spring home run, a smashing return after missing six days with a non-virus bug. The 30-year-old left has pitched four scoreless innings this spring. BREWERS 8, CUBS 3 (7)Brandon Woodruff made his second start for Milwaukee, allowing five hits in two scoreless innings. BRAVES 8, TWINS 5Michael Pineda, who last pitched a full season in 2016, made his first spring start for Minnesota.
Clevinger suddenly pulled after 1 inning, Pads fall to Halos
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)SAN DIEGO – The San Diego Padres might have suffered a blow to the front of their playoff rotation when right-hander Mike Clevinger was suddenly pulled after only one inning in his start Wednesday in a 5-2 loss to the Los Angeles Angels. Manager Jayce Tingler said on Tuesday that Clevinger threw a bullpen session on Monday and seemed good to go for Wednesday afternoon’s start. Clevinger, obtained in a blockbuster trade with Cleveland on Aug. 31, breezed through a perfect first inning on 12 pitches, including striking out Mike Trout and David Fletcher. Ohtani's seventh homer went an estimated 430 feet into what's ordinarily a beer deck.
Angels SS Andrelton Simmons opts out of final 5 games
Los Angeles Angels shortstop Andrelton Simmons throws to first to get Texas Rangers' Rougned Odor out on a ground ball during the sixth inning of a baseball game in Anaheim, Calif., Sunday, Sept. 20, 2020. (AP Photo/Alex Gallardo)ANAHEIM, Calif. – Shortstop Andrelton Simmons has opted out of the remainder of the Los Angeles Angels' season. But the Angels haven't publicly closed the door on Simmons' return, and he could be given a qualifying offer. The Angels haven't had a winning season during Simmons' five years in Anaheim, although Simmons said last week he wasn't discouraged by the lack of team success. Simmons also said he hadn't been involved in any recent contract talks with the Angels, but he had enjoyed playing for the club.
Pujols 2 HRs, passes Mays for 5th place, Angels beat Rangers
Pujols hit No. Pujols said that he received a text and email from Mays after he tied the Hall of Famer on Sunday in Colorado. Pujols added that he had not checked his phone after Friday's game to see how many congratulatory messages he had received. Pujols passed Mays with a solo drive to left. After the Rangers rallied to get within 3-2, Pujols led off the seventh with No.
Valdez fans career-high 11 as Astros beat Angels 11-4
Houston Astros starting pitcher Framber Valdez (59) throws against the Los Angeles Angels during the first inning of a baseball game Monday, Aug. 24, 2020, in Houston. (AP Photo/Michael Wyke)HOUSTON Framber Valdez struck out a career-high 11 in seven strong innings and Carlos Correa drove in three runs as the Houston Astros snapped a three-game skid with an 11-4 win over the Los Angeles Angels on Monday night. Angels star Albert Pujols passed Alex Rodriguez on the career RBIs list with a single for his 2,087th run batted in. An RBI single by Josh Reddick with one out in the inning made it 2-0. The Angels cut the lead to 2-1 on an RBI single by Fletcher in the third.
Sho No! Angels' Ohtani doesn't record out in return to mound
Los Angeles Angels' Shohei Ohtani throws against the Oakland Athletics during the first inning of a baseball game in Oakland, Calif., Sunday, July 26, 2020. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)OAKLAND, Calif. Shohei Ohtani didnt record an out in the two-way stars long-awaited return to the mound for the Los Angels Angels, allowing the first six Oakland batters to reach base before his day was done in a 6-4 loss to the Athletics on Sunday. Robbie Grossman singled in another run, and Angels manager Joe Maddon replaced Ohtani (0-1) with Matt Andriese down 4-0. Ohtani made his first appearance on the mound since Sept. 2, 2018 after not pitching last season following Tommy John surgery. Ohtani threw 30 pitches, reaching 94.7 mph with his fastball he averaged 96.7 mph and touched 100 mph in 2018.
VIDEO: Front-end loader smashes $2 million in furniture
A Volusia County sheriff's report states there is an investigation into why a front-end loader destroyed a warehouse full of furniture near DeLand. David Fletcher let out a sigh as he watched a video of a front end loader crushing furniture in his warehouse store near DeLand. He told Harris that she didn't buy the business but only the furniture and the deal got shaky, he said. Millions of dollars worth of furniture, collateral for the $1 million Fletcher said Harris owes him, was destroyed. David Fletcher even told Harris that the South Carolina Store, which operated like a warehouse, made an additional $8,000 to $10,000 a month.news-journalonline.com