Chris Nelson hit a two-run homer off Felix Hernandez and the Los Angeles Angels ruined Eric Wedge’s return to the dugout with a 2-0 victory over the Seattle Mariners on Friday night.
Chris Carter hit a three-run homer and drove in a career-high five runs, and Brad Peacock didn’t allow an earned run while pitching into the seventh inning of the Houston Astros’ 8-2 victory over the foundering Angels on Friday night.
Angels slugger Albert Pujols returned to Los Angeles on Saturday morning for further testing on his ailing left foot.
Los Angeles Angels outfielder Peter Bourjos has a broken right wrist, an injury sustained when he was hit by a pitch from Houston’s Jordan Lyles on Saturday.
Hamilton doubled home the go-ahead run in the eighth inning and scored on shortstop Jake Elmore’s overthrow, helping the Angels beat the Houston Astros 3-1 Sunday and extend their winning streak to six.
J.B. Shuck had three hits and a career-high four RBIs, and the Angels routed the Tigers again, 14-8 on Tuesday night.
Slumping Josh Hamilton has been dropped to seventh in the Angels’ lineup by manager Mike Scioscia for Wednesday night’s game against Seattle.
Kendrys Morales hit an RBI single in the 10th inning against his former team, leading the Seattle Mariners to a 3-2 victory against the Los Angeles Angels on Tuesday night.
C.J. Wilson outdid Andy Pettitte with seven effective innings, Albert Pujols and Mark Trumbo each had three hits and Chris Iannetta singled home the go-ahead run, leading the Los Angeles Angels to a 5-2 victory over the New York Yankees on Friday night.
David Ortiz rebounded from a rough first game with a long two-run homer and drove in three runs to help Clay Buchholz improve to 9-0, earning the Boston Red Sox a split of a day-night doubleheader with a 7-2 win over the Los Angeles Angels Saturday night.
Mark Trumbo and Erick Aybar each drove in two runs and the Los Angeles Angels posted their team-record sixth straight win at Fenway Park, beating the Boston Red Sox 9-5 Saturday in the opener of a day-night doubleheader.
Chris Carter homered, Erik Bedard pitched seven strong innings for his first victory of the season, and the last-place Houston Astros completed a four-game sweep of the Los Angeles Angels with a 2-1 victory Monday night.
Carlos Pena and Carlos Corporan homered against C.J. Wilson and Jordan Lyles turned in his fourth impressive outing in a row for the Astros, who beat the Angels 5-4 Sunday for the third straight time and extended their winning streak to a season-high five games.
A San Bernardino County sheriff’s deputy seriously wounded in a shootout with rogue ex-cop Christopher Dorner threw out the first pitch at Wednesday night’s Angels-Dodgers game.
The Angels defeated the Dodgers 4-3 on Wednesday night in the Freeway Series.