Staying loyal to slumping players may pan out better for real-life MLB managers than for fantasy owners, so think long and hard about keeping your favorite player in the lineup while he’s going through an 0-for-28 slump at the plate. Those at-bats can really hurt your team down the stretch.
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.
The Detroit Tigers and Los Angeles Angels each find themselves in an 0-2 hole. Can either team recover?
It’s down to the Baltimore Orioles, Detroit Tigers, Kansas City Royals and Los Angeles Angels in the American League as the Division Series begin.
Howie Kendrick drove in Albert Pujols with a sacrifice fly in the 10th inning, and the Los Angeles Angels opened a two-game lead atop the major league standings with a 4-3 victory Thursday night over the Oakland Athletics.
Coco Crisp scored the go-ahead run on Joe Smith’s wild pitch with two outs in the eighth inning, and the Oakland Athletics beat the Angels 2-1 on Saturday night to move into a first-place tie with Los Angeles atop the AL West.
C.J. Wilson bounced back strongly from his shortest outing of the season, taking a three-hit shutout into the eighth inning, and Josh Hamilton drove in three runs to lead the Los Angeles Angels to a 4-2 victory over the Chicago White Sox on Sunday.
C.J. Wilson scattered five hits in his second career shutout and Grant Green homered, leading the Los Angeles Angels to a 6-0 victory over the Tampa Bay Rays on Saturday night.
C.J. Wilson and Sonny Gray allowed a run each in their final spring training starts in the Los Angeles Angels’ 6-2 win over the Oakland Athletics on Wednesday.
Mike Trout and Albert Pujols each had RBI doubles for the Los Angeles Angels, but the Robinson Cano continued his torrid spring training in the Seattle Mariners’ 10-6 win Tuesday.
C.J. Wilson won his fourth consecutive decision and the Los Angeles Angels beat Cleveland 7-2 on Saturday night, sending the Indians to their sixth straight loss.
The Los Angeles Angels shelled out big bucks to C.J. Wilson during the offseason because of his reputation for pitching deep into games and eating up innings. The fact that they don’t have to face him anymore was just a bonus.
Ian Kinsler hit a tiebreaking two-run single with two outs in the eighth inning, and the Texas Rangers rallied for their third straight victory over the Los Angeles Angels, 4-3 on Wednesday night.