Felix Hernandez threw seven shutout innings to become the third pitcher with at least 11 wins before the All-Star break, Logan Morrison hit the first leadoff home run of his career and the Seattle Mariners beat the Los Angeles Angels 7-2 on Thursday night.
Mike Trout homered twice and Johnny Giavotella singled in the tiebreaking run with two outs in the ninth inning to lift the Los Angeles Angels over the Colorado Rockies 3-2 Wednesday night for their fifth straight win.
The rosters for the 2015 MLB All-Star Game were released on July 6th, and as always, there were some surprising names that were left off the roster. The game will take place at Great American Ballpark in Cincinnati on Tuesday, July 14th.
The Los Angeles Angels came out swinging in the opening game of a short two-game series with the Colorado Rockies, as they won 10-2 thanks to four home runs and a solid pitching outing from starter Andrew Heaney.
Ryan Rua, who entered the game for Josh Hamilton in the 8th inning, hit a solo home run for the Rangers in the bottom of the 9th inning against Angels pitcher Mike Morin to make the score 8-2. That would be the final score as Morin would settle down to finish the 9th inning as the Angels won the first game of the series handily.
Nathan Eovaldi pitched scoreless, five-hit ball into the sixth inning, Garrett Jones homered and the New York Yankees snapped their three-game skid with a 3-1 victory over the Los Angeles Angels on Wednesday night.
Huston Street got three outs for his 21st save in 23 chances.
Los Angeles took two of three in the series to climb within 4 1/2 games of the AL West leaders.
Jesse Hahn pitched into the eighth inning for his third consecutive win, Josh Reddick hit a tiebreaking double in the sixth and the Oakland Athletics beat the Los Angeles Angels 4-1 on Saturday afternoon despite committing their majors-leading 70th error.
Two nights after passing Mickey Mantle for 16th place on the all-time home run list, Pujols hit the 538th of his career and raised his RBI total to 1,636 — tying Ernie Banks for 29th place on that list.
Mike Trout and Kole Calhoun drove in the tying and go-ahead runs with eighth-inning homers, leading the Los Angeles Angels to a seesaw 5-4 victory over the Oakland Athletics on Friday night.
Albert Pujols hit his 537th home run Thursday night to move ahead of Mickey Mantle into 16th place on the all-time list and complete the scoring for the Los Angeles Angels in a 6-2 victory over the Tampa Bay Rays.
Jered Weaver (4-5) exited after his final pitch, an 82 mph fastball, was put into the seats by Stephen Drew for a solo shot with two outs in the sixth for a 7-1 lead.
Johnny Giavotella hit a tiebreaking, two-run single with the bases loaded in the eighth inning.
All of the homers came off Shane Greene (4-4), who had given up only three in his first 59 innings this season combined.