Jered Weaver pitched six solid innings, Chris Iannetta homered and the Los Angeles Angels stopped Houston’s four-game winning streak, beating the Astros 6-2 Saturday night.
Joe Blanton allowed a first-inning solo homer to Brian Bogusevic in his first game in a Los Angeles Angels’ uniform, a 4-2 loss to a Chicago Cubs’ split squad Sunday.
The Angels thought enough of left-hander Jason Vargas to deal slugging first baseman and designated hitter Kendrys Morales to the Mariners for him over the offseason with the hopes that Vargas can help stabilize Los Angeles’ rotation.
Chris Iannetta and the Los Angeles Angels agreed Friday to a $15.55 million, three-year contract, a deal that keeps the catcher from becoming a free agent.
Jered Weaver earned his 100th victory, Chris Iannetta had a two-run single and scored on a wild pitch during a crazy eight-run rally in the fourth inning, and the Los Angeles Angels moved up in the AL playoff race with an 11-3 victory over the Texas Rangers on Tuesday night.
Los Angeles Angels catcher Chris Iannetta will be out six to eight weeks because of an injury to his right wrist.