Ohtani bounces back with 2 hits after 3-K game

ANAHEIM — It didn’t take Shohei Ohtani long to turn the page on his first hitless start as the Angels’ designated hitter. After going 0-for-4 with three strikeouts on Thursday, Ohtani singled twice to produce two of the Angels’ five hits in their 8-1 loss to the Giants on Friday night at Angel Stadium. View Full Game Coverage ANAHEIM — It didn’t take Shohei Ohtani long to turn the page…

April 21, 2018
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Angels give up six runs in fifth, fall to Giants

ANAHEIM — The Angels’ woes at the plate, and on the mound, continued on Friday, as they fell to the Giants 8-1 for their fourth consecutive loss. After a 13-3 start, the Halos are now 13-7, and their-once big lead in several major offensive categories has now evaporated — so has their three-game lead in the AL West, where they are now a half-game behind the Astros. The Angels starting…

April 21, 2018
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Trout crushes AL-leading seventh homer

ANAHEIM — Mike Trout launched his American League-leading seventh home run of the season in the eighth inning of the Angels’ series opener against the Giants on Friday night at Angel Stadium. Trout crushed an 0-1 fastball from reliever Pierce Johnson to left-center field to cut the Giants’ lead to 8-1. The ball flew off his bat at 108 mph and traveled an estimated 414 feet, according to Statcast™. View…

April 21, 2018
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At Trailblazer Series, role models abound

LOS ANGELES — As a kid growing up playing baseball, Stacy Piagno wanted nothing more than to just blend in with the boys as the only girl on the team. As an adult, Piagno’s perspective has evolved. Girls playing baseball is special. It is unique. It’s also becoming more commonplace and will continue to move in that direction, as long as this generation of female baseball players draws attention to…

April 14, 2018
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MLB creates path for girls at Trailblazer Series

LOS ANGELES — Even if they’re still a little too young to fully understand it, the girls participating in this weekend’s Trailblazer Series in Los Angeles have already carved out their unique, special place in sports history. Girls playing baseball is not a new thing, of course. But girls having myriad opportunities to play organized baseball, together, at a young age, rather than have to try to fit in as…

April 14, 2018
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Angels rally past Royals for 6th straight win

KANSAS CITY — The Angels had not faced a deficit in 48 innings before the Royals scored three runs off left-hander Andrew Heaney in the fourth on Friday night. It still wasn’t enough to snap the club’s winning streak, as the offense engineered a late rally for a 5-4 victory at Kauffman Stadium. Down, 4-3, in the eighth, Zack Cozart and Shohei Ohtani ignited the comeback with back-to-back singles off…

April 14, 2018
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Ohtani clears bases with triple in 5-run 7th

KANSAS CITY — Two-way phenom Shohei Ohtani collected another first on Thursday night, driving in three runs with a bases-loaded triple to cap a five-run seventh inning for the Angels in their 7-1 win over the Royals in the series opener at Kauffman Stadium. The Halos ran their winning streak to five games and have an MLB-high 11 wins on the season. Their 11-3 record matches the 1979 team for…

April 13, 2018
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Kinsler leads off with first Halos HR in return

KANSAS CITY — The Angels recouped their leadoff hitter on Thursday, as second baseman Ian Kinsler was activated off the 10-day disabled list ahead of the club’s 7-1 win over the Royals in their series opener at Kauffman Stadium. He made an immediate impact. Facing Royals right-hander Ian Kennedy, Kinsler hit the second pitch of the game out to left field. It was his first home run for the Angels….

April 13, 2018
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Tropeano's outing paces Halos' 5th straight win

KANSAS CITY — Angels right-hander Nick Tropeano waited 21 months to return to a Major League mound after undergoing Tommy John surgery in August 2016. He made it worth the wait, striking out six over 6 2/3 scoreless innings to help the Angels extend their winning streak to five games with a 7-1 victory over the Royals in Thursday night’s series opener at Kauffman Stadium. With the win, the Angels…

April 13, 2018
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Angels' Barria beats Rangers in MLB debut

ARLINGTON — The Angels’ ailing rotation received a welcome boost on Wednesday night from pitching prospect Jaime Barria, who delivered five strong innings to earn a win in his Major League debut and help his club complete a three-game sweep of the Rangers with a 7-2 victory at Globe Life Park. Barria, a 21-year-old right-hander, yielded only a solo home run to Ryan Rua while walking three and striking out…

April 12, 2018
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