The Angels announced on Thursday that two-way star Shohei Ohtani is medically cleared to start a throwing progression.
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One day after homering twice to tie Ken Griffey Jr. for sixth place on the all-time list with 630, Angels first baseman Albert Pujols landed on the 10-day disabled list with left knee inflammation.
Albert Pujols launched the 629th and 630th home runs of his career to lead the Angels to an 11-2 rout of the Mariners on Thursday night at Angel Stadium, tying Ken Griffey Jr. for sixth place on the all-time list. Pujols collected the milestone blast with a solo home run off Nick Rumbelow in the sixth inning. He pulled within one of Griffey with a two-run shot off left-hander James…
Shohei Ohtani has been one of baseball’s best hitters at driving the ball to the center of the field. His game-winning home run against the Dodgers on Sunday night was just the latest example.
Shohei Ohtani crushed a tiebreaking pinch-hit home run in the seventh inning to lift the Halos to a 4-3 win over the Dodgers in their Freeway Series finale at Angel Stadium on Sunday. Yasiel Puig hit a three-run homer in the second for the Dodgers, then left with an oblique strain after a swing in the fifth. He’s likely headed to the DL.
Nick Tropeano is one step closer to returning to the Angels’ rotation after tossing five scoreless innings in a rehab start with Class A Advanced Inland Empire on Saturday. Tropeano, who landed on the disabled list on June 15 with right shoulder inflammation, allowed only two hits, walked none and struck out four in the 52-pitch outing.
The Angels scored two runs off Kenley Jansen in the bottom of the ninth and rallied for a 3-2 win over the Dodgers in Friday night’s Freeway Series opener at Angel Stadium. The Angels entered the ninth trailing, 2-1, before Shohei Ohtani drew a two-out walk off Jansen. Ohtani then stole second and advanced to third on a throwing error by Yasmani Grandal, setting up David Fletcher’s game-tying RBI single…
The Angels activated infielder Jefry Marte off the disabled list and optioned outfielder Jabari Blash to Triple-A Salt Lake on Thursday ahead of their series finale against the Mariners.