Astros blow 4-run lead, rally in 9th to beat Angels 6-5
Even the mighty Houston Astros are not immune to occasional bouts of comprehensive ineptitude, as they demonstrated while blowing a four-run lead in the seventh inning Tuesday night with two errors, a hit batter with the bases loaded and a passed ball. The Astros still had plenty of time to recover against an opponent that's been largely inept for two full months now. Kyle Tucker delivered a tiebreaking RBI double in the ninth inning, and the Astros rallied for a 6-5 victory over the spiraling Los Angeles Angels.news.yahoo.com
Angels' Nevin banned 10 games for brawl; M's Winker gets 7
Los Angeles Angels interim manager Phil Nevin was suspended 10 games and Seattle Mariners outfielder Jesse Winker received a seven-game ban from Major League Baseball for their roles in a benches-clearing brawl during the second inning of Sunday’s game.
Watch: 8 ejected after bench-clearing MLB brawl between Mariners, Angels
Mariners Angels Baseball Los Angeles Angels' Raisel Iglesias, second from left, yells at first base umpire Rob Drake after a brawl broke out between members of the Angels and the Seattle Mariners during the second inning of a baseball game Sunday, June 26, 2022, in Anaheim, Calif. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill) (Mark J. Terrill)ANAHEIM, Calif. — An old-fashioned melee interrupted the Los Angeles Angels’ 2-1 win over the Seattle Mariners on Sunday, resulting in eight ejections and an 18-minute delay. >> Read more trending newsSix players and both teams’ managers were tossed after the bench-clearing brawl erupted in the second inning, following two days of mounting tension over inside pitches boiled over, ESPN reported. According to the sports news network, three of the first four hitters in the Mariners’ lineup and three Angels’ pitchers were among those players ejected. Meanwhile, on Sunday, Angels starter Andrew Wantz almost clipped Mariners’ star rookie Julio Rodriguez in the first and then struck Jesse Winker with a pitch in the second, CBS Sports reported. According to CBS Sports, the umpires ejected Wantz, Winker, Rodriguez, Iglesias, J.P. Crawford, Angels reliever Ryan Tepera, Los Angeles interim manager Phil Nevin and Mariners manager Scott Servais.wftv.com
M's, Angels get in big brawl after inside pitches, 8 ejected
ANAHEIM, Calif. — (AP) — The Seattle Mariners and the Los Angeles Angels engaged in a lengthy full-team brawl in the second inning Sunday after tensions over two days of inside pitches boiled over. Three of the first four hitters in Seattle's lineup were ejected, while three Angels pitchers were tossed. Seattle's Jesse Winker was hit by the first pitch of the second inning by Angels opener Andrew Wantz, who had also thrown a pitch behind the head of the Mariners' No. When Winker finally left the field, he appeared to make an obscene gesture at the jeering Angels fans behind Seattle's dugout. The Angels lost Wantz, Iglesias and reliever Ryan Tepera, while Winker, Rodriguez and J.P. Crawford were tossed for the Mariners.wftv.com
M's, Angels get in big brawl after inside pitches, 8 ejected
The Seattle Mariners and the Los Angeles Angels engaged in a lengthy full-team brawl in the second inning Sunday after tensions over two days of inside pitches boiled over. Both managers and six players were ejected after the brouhaha, which stopped and started twice before Angels closer Raisel Iglesias came back out to the empty field to throw a tub of sunflower seeds and another bucket of gum onto the infield. Three of the first four hitters in Seattle's lineup were ejected, while three Angels pitchers were tossed.news.yahoo.com
Phillies rally late to hand Angels 11th straight loss
Bryson Stott hit a game-winning, three-run homer with two outs in the ninth inning after Bryce Harper tied it with a grand slam in the eighth, and the Philadelphia Phillies rallied for a 9-7 victory that sent slumping Mike Trout and the Los Angeles Angels to their 11th straight defeat.
Trout HR, Lorenzen, Angels hold off Chisox; DH Ohtani exits
Angels White Sox Baseball Los Angeles Angels' Mike Trout hits a solo home run during the first inning of a baseball game against the Chicago White Sox in Chicago, Sunday, May 1, 2022. The two-way AL MVP went 0 for 3 and exited in the ninth inning because of tightness in his right groin. Andrew Velazquez and Jo Adell each doubled in a run and Anthony Rendon each had an RBI as the Angels took a 6-0 lead. Lorenzen (3-1) took a bid for his first career complete game into the ninth before the White Sox scored five times in a wild finish. UP NEXTAngels LHP Patrick Sandoval (1-0, 0.00) takes the mound against White Sox RHP Dylan Cease (2-1, 3.27) in the four-game series finale on Monday afternoon.wftv.com
Ohtani hits MLB-high 42nd home run, Angels beat Yankees 8-7
Yankees Angels Baseball Los Angeles Angels' Shohei Ohtani runs home after hitting a home run during the fifth inning of a baseball game against the New York Yankees in Anaheim, Calif., Monday, Aug. 30, 2021. Junior Guerra (5-2), who allowed a prodigious two-run shot to Giancarlo Stanton in the seventh inning that made it 7-all, got the win. After the Yankees rallied to tie it at 5 in the fifth inning, Ohtani took former teammate Andrew Heaney deep to lead off the bottom half. Ohtani has five hits in 30 career at-bats against the Yankees, with all of his hits leaving the park. Kluber struck out Ohtani to lead off the inning, but then allowed three straight base hits, including an RBI single to Jo Adell.wftv.com
Ohtani hits 37th homer as Angels rally to defeat Rockies 8-7
Los Angeles starter Andrew Heaney gave up three runs on four hits over six innings with three walks and eight strikeouts. Carlos Estevez (2-3) gave up the Angels’ run in the ninth. … While Gonzalez was placed on the COVID list, RHP Jhoulys Chacin was removed from the same list. The Rockies also recalled RHP Antonio Santos from Triple-A Albuquerque and selected the contract of RHP Jesus Tinoco. Angels: 1B Jared Walsh, who injured his side Monday, was placed on the 10-day injured list with a right intercostal strain.wftv.com
Sandoval has no-hit bid end in 9th; Angels beat Twins 2-1
MINNEAPOLIS — (AP) — Patrick Sandoval had his no-hit bid broken up with one out in the ninth inning on a soft double by rookie Brent Rooker, and the Los Angeles Angels beat the Minnesota Twins 2-1 Saturday night. Sandoval, a 24-year-old lefty who began the game with a 3-13 career record, struck out a career-high 13. José Berríos (7-5) allowed two unearned runs in seven innings in perhaps his final start for Minnesota. Sandoval kept the struggling Twins at bay with a combination of his sinker, changeup and slow curveball. Miguel Sanó reached base on a throwing error by shortstop José Iglesias to start the fifth, but Sandoval struck out the next three batters.wftv.com
Walsh slams Chapman as Angels stun Yanks after Ohtani flops
Jared Walsh hit a tying grand slam off Aroldis Chapman in a seven-run ninth inning for his second homer of a long night, and the Los Angeles Angels stunned the New York Yankees 11-8 in a rainy game that finished after 1 a.m. Shohei Ohtani’s highly anticipated first pitching appearance at Yankee Stadium was a wild wreck that ended early.
Ohtani's 26th homer starts Angels past reeling Yankees 5-3
Shohei Ohtani pounded his hardest-hit home run of the season, José Suarez pitched 5 1/3 innings of one-run relief after Dylan Bundy threw up on the mound because of heat exhaustion and the Los Angeles Angels beat the troubled New York Yankees 5-3.
Angels acquire closer Raisel Iglesias from Reds in trade
ANAHEIM, Calif. – The Los Angeles Angels acquired closer Raisel Iglesias from the Cincinnati Reds for right-hander Noé Ramirez and a player to be named or cash Monday in the first trade of the week of baseball's winter meetings. Iglesias has been the Reds' closer for the past four seasons, racking up 100 saves in 114 opportunities over that stretch with a career 3.15 ERA and a 1.12 WHIP. The trade allows the Reds to save money while putting a cornerstone in the Angels’ bullpen, which is being rebuilt by rookie general manager Perry Minasian this offseason. One week after acquiring veteran shortstop José Iglesias from Baltimore, Minasian added one of the most effective closers of the last half-decade. “We want to play meaningful games at the end of the season,” Minasian said.
Anderson shines, Braves shut out Reds again to sweep series
Atlanta Braves' Marcell Ozuna (20) hits a two-run home run during the eighth inning against the Cincinnati Reds in Game 2 of a National League wild-card baseball series, Thursday, Oct. 1, 2020, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)ATLANTA – It had been so long since the Atlanta Braves won a postseason series, Marcell Ozuna wanted to make sure he captured the moment. Anderson struck out nine in six innings as the Braves snapped their record-tying string of losses in 10 consecutive postseason rounds since their last playoff series win in 2001. Bauer struck out 12 in 7 2/3 scoreless innings in the Reds' Game 1 loss. Braves: After sitting out the final two regular-season games with a sore quadriceps, Riley had no setback in the series opener.
Reds top Twins 7-2, clinch 1st playoff spot since 2013
Mike Moustakas homered twice, Freddy Galvis hit a solo shot and the Reds clinched their first playoff spot since 2013, beating the AL Central-leading Minnesota Twins 7-2 on Friday night. “I like this team much more than I liked those teams, and I really liked those teams," Votto said. Twins: RHP Homer Bailey, who spent 12 of his 14 major league seasons with the Reds, was designated for assignment prior to the game. UP NEXTReds: RHP Luis Castillo (4-5, 2.86 ERA) will pitch on Saturday night, seeking his fifth straight win. Twins: RHP Michael Pineda (2-0, 3.18 ERA) pitches the middle game of the series.
7-inning doubleheaders debut in MLB, Reds sweep Tigers
(AP Photo/Paul Sancya)DETROIT Trevor Bauer made short work of the Detroit Tigers, capping Major League Baseball's first seven-inning doubleheader with a shutout. We've had a tough time in these first ten days, and we've especially struggled against Detroit, Bell said. Bauer wasn't confirmed as the starter for the second game until he arrived at the park. At one point in the first game, Cincinnati starter Anthony DeSclafani forgot the teams were only playing seven innings. Tigers: Detroit has Monday off, then is scheduled to host four games in three days against the St. Louis Cardinals.
Tigers celebrate Cabrera milestones, rally 6-4 over Reds
Detroit Tigers' JaCoby Jones reacts after hitting a two-run home run in the ninth inning during a baseball game against the Cincinnati Reds at Great American Ballpark in Cincinnati, Saturday, July 25, 2020. (AP Photo/Aaron Doster)CINCINNATI Miguel Cabrera passed two superstars with a homer Saturday night, and JaCoby Jones hit a two-run shot in the ninth off Raisel Iglesias, rallying the Detroit Tigers to a 6-4 victory over the Cincinnati Reds. The two RBIs boosted Cabrera past Hall-of-Famer Cal Ripken Jr. and into 25th place on the career RBI list with 1,696. Reds: The Reds placed infielder Matt Davidson on the 10-day injured list after he tested positive for COVID-19 and put catcher Tucker Barnhart on the three-day paternity list. Reds: RHP Trevor Bauer (combined 11-13 in 2019 with Cleveland and Cincinnati) makes his 20th career start against Detroit.