Ohtani delivers on mound, at plate as Angels top D-backs 6-5
Angels Diamondbacks Baseball Los Angeles Angels pitcher Shohei Ohtani throws against the Arizona Diamondbacks in the first inning during a baseball game, Friday, June 11, 2021, in Phoenix. Max Stassi's RBI groundout scored Jared Walsh in the top of the 10th to put the Angels ahead for good. Buchter promptly hit Suzuki with his next pitch. The D-backs came into the game batting .231 and scored just 12 runs over the previous six-game road trip. UP NEXTThe Diamondbacks will send LHP Caleb Smith (2-2, 3.14 ERA) to the mound on Saturday to face Angels RHP Alex Cobb (4-2, 4.24).wftv.com
Kershaw dominates, Bellinger 2 HRs, Dodgers drop Angels 7-4
Los Angeles Dodgers starting pitcher Clayton Kershaw throws against the Los Angeles Angels during the fourth inning of a baseball game, Friday, Aug. 14, 2020, in Anaheim, Calif. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)ANAHEIM, Calif. Clayton Kershaw allowed one hit over seven brilliant innings, Cody Bellinger hit a pair of two-run homers and the Los Angeles Dodgers opened the Freeway Series with a 7-4 victory over the Los Angeles Angels on Friday night. Rendon also drew two walks from Kershaw (2-1), but he was the only Angels hitter to reach base against the Dodgers longtime ace. The Dodgers have won seven straight NL West titles, while the Angels have posted four straight losing seasons. Patrick Sandoval (0-2) pitched six-hit ball into the seventh inning for the Angels, but remained winless in 12 career major league starts. Kershaw faced the minimum 12 Angels through four innings, but Rendon led off the fifth with a homer into the short left field porch.