France hits 2-run HR, Kirby sharp as Mariners top Angels 2-1
Angels Mariners Baseball Seattle Mariners players celebrate with a group dance in center field after defeating the Los Angeles Angels in the first game of a baseball doubleheader, Saturday, Aug. 6, 2022, in Seattle. (AP Photo/Caean Couto) (Caean Couto)SEATTLE — (AP) — Ty France hit a two-run homer in the third inning, George Kirby pitched six solid innings and the Seattle Mariners beat the Los Angeles Angels 2-1 Saturday to open a doubleheader. The go-ahead blast came one day after France hit a tying single in the ninth during a 4-3, 10-inning loss to the Angels. Barria, making his first start of the season, went 4 2/3 innings while allowing three hits, two earned runs and four walks with three strikeouts. Kirby (3-3) pitched well after a bumpy second inning, allowing six hits, one earned run and no walks with eight strikeouts.wftv.com
Cabrera stuck at 499; Angels rally to beat Tigers 13-10
Angels Tigers Baseball Los Angeles Angels' Max Stassi rounds the bases after hitting a two-run home run against the Detroit Tigers in the eighth inning of a baseball game in Detroit, Thursday, Aug. 19, 2021. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya) (Paul Sancya)DETROIT — (AP) — Max Stassi hit a go-ahead, two-run homer in the eighth inning and the Los Angeles Angels overcome an eight-run deficit to beat the Detroit Tigers 13-10 on Thursday. Miguel Cabrera drove in four runs to help Detroit open a 10-2 lead after five innings. Los Angeles scored six runs — two on one of Brandon Marsh's two triples — in the sixth inning and added one in the seventh to cut it to 10-9. After Stassi's line drive over the left-field wall put Los Angeles ahead 11-9, Shohei Ohtani had a sacrifice fly in the eighth to give the Angels a two-run lead.wftv.com
Ohtani's MLB-best 35th HR lifts Angels past Twins 6-2
Angels Twins Baseball Los Angeles Angels' Shohei Ohtani (17) is tagged out at second on a steal attempt by Minnesota Twins shortstop Andrelton Simmons in the first inning of a baseball game, Sunday, July 25, 2021, in Minneapolis. (AP Photo/Jim Mone) (Jim Mone)MINNEAPOLIS — (AP) — Shohei Ohtani hit his major league-leading 35th home run and the Los Angeles Angels beat the Minnesota Twins 6-2 Sunday. The Angels overcame an early two-run deficit to take three of four games in the series. Max Stassi had three hits and drove in three runs for the Angels. Max Kepler and Brent Rooker led off with back-to-back home runs for the Twins, now a season-worst 16 games under .500.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.
Amazin' at-bat: Mets' Guillorme draws 22-pitch walk vs Hicks
“I don’t even think I’ve had a 13 pitch at-bat in my career.”Hicks was scheduled to pitch one inning. Carlos Martínez worked four innings in the start for St. Louis, allowing two runs and five hits. Pittsburgh starter Steven Brault allowed three runs on five hits and a walk in three innings. YANKEES 5, BLUE JAYS 1New York starter Deivi García gave up one hit and an unearned run in three innings. Dean Kremer allowed a run on three hits, walked two and struck out four in the start for Baltimore.
Angels acquire RHP Alex Cobb from Orioles for prospect Jones
FILE - In this Saturday, Aug. 22, 2020 file photo, Baltimore Orioles starting pitcher Alex Cobb throws a pitch to the Boston Red Sox during the first inning of a baseball game in Baltimore. The Los Angeles Angels have acquired veteran right-hander Alex Cobb from the Baltimore Orioles in a trade for prospect Jahmai Jones, Tuesday, Feb. 2, 2021. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez, File)ANAHEIM, Calif. – The Los Angeles Angels acquired veteran right-hander Alex Cobb from the Baltimore Orioles in exchange for prospect Jahmai Jones. Los Angeles also has Shohei Ohtani, Jaime Barria and Patrick Sandoval as possible rotation members. The trade is the third in 14 months between Baltimore and Los Angeles, with the Angels thrice getting proven major leaguers in exchange for prospects.
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.
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.
Wieters has 19-pitch at-bat as Cardinals split DH with Twins
St. Louis Cardinals' Harrison Bader celebrates after scoring during the third inning in the second game of a baseball doubleheader against the Minnesota Twins Tuesday, Sept. 8, 2020, in St. Louis. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)ST. LOUIS Backup catcher Matt Wieters acknowledges he might have to get in better shape for the St. Louis Cardinals. Wieters hit 14 foul balls during a grueling 19-pitch at-bat that finished with a deep flyout with the bases loaded during a wild rally that sent the Cardinals over the Minnesota Twins 6-4 Tuesday night for a doubleheader split. Wieters set the Cardinals record for a plate appearance in that span, topping 17 pitches seen by Rick Ankiel in 2008. Everyone says St. Louis is a baseball town, and my father absolutely was a baseball guy.