Ohtani Hits 45th HR While Surging Astros Rout Angels 10-5Shohei Ohtani hit his 45th homer in the eighth inning, but Aledmys Díaz and Kyle Tucker hit back-to-back homers and drove in three runs apiece while leading the Houston Astros to a 10-5 victory over the Los Angeles Angels on Tuesday night.
Valdez, González, Maldonado Send Astros Past Angels 10-0Framber Valdez pitched seven innings of six-hit ball, Marwin González hit a grand slam and the Houston Astros moved closer to the AL West title with a 10-0 victory over the Los Angeles Angels on Monday night.
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LEADING OFF: Angels’ Ohtani Might Not Pitch Again This YearTwo-way star Shohei Ohtani was scratched from his scheduled start for the Angels against Oakland because of a sore right arm that could sideline him as a pitcher for the rest of the season.
Urías Wins MLB-leading 18th, Dodgers Beat D-backs 5-3Julio Urías earned his major league-leading 18th victory, Gavin Lux singled in the go-ahead run in the fourth, and the Los Angeles Dodgers defeated the Arizona Diamondbacks 5-3 on Wednesday night to complete a 6-0 homestand.
Marsh Homers Off Kopech In 8th, Angels Top White Sox 3-2Brandon Marsh hit a tiebreaking solo homer off Michael Kopech in the eighth inning, and the Los Angeles Angels beat the Chicago White Sox 3-2 on Wednesday night.
Defending Champion Dodgers Beat D-backs, Clinch Playoff SpotThe Los Angeles Dodgers clinched a postseason berth, getting home runs by Max Muncy, Trea Turner and Will Smith to beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 8-4 on Tuesday night for their fifth win in a row.
Sheets, White Sox Beat Angels 9-3 In Maddon’s Chicago ReturnJoe Maddon’s first game back in Chicago was similar to his final game with the Cubs: a loss.
Kershaw Strikes Out 5 In Return, Dodgers Beat D-backs 5-1Clayton Kershaw struck out five in his first start since July 3 and the Los Angeles Dodgers beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 5-1 on Monday night for their seventh straight home win.
Betts homers on 4-RBI night, Dodgers beat Padres 5-4Mookie Betts hit a tiebreaking, three-run homer with two outs in the fifth inning and the Los Angeles Dodgers held off the San Diego Padres 5-4 on Saturday night.
Molina Homers, Wainwright Wins As Cards Beat Dodgers 5-4Adam Wainwright pitched into the ninth inning and Yadier Molina homered, helping the St. Louis Cardinals top the Los Angeles Dodgers 5-4 on Wednesday night.
Pujols Homers In Return To St. Louis, Dodgers Down Cards 7-2
Giants Take 1st Over DodgersSecond baseman Trea Turner threw wildly on Buster Posey’s bases-loaded, two-out grounder in the 11th inning and a video review upheld the safe call as the San Francisco Giants beat the Los Angeles Dodgers 3-2 Friday night to grab first place in the NL West.
Gerrit Cole Fans 15, Yankees Beat Angels 4-1 To End SkidGerrit Cole racked up a season-high 15 strikeouts over seven excellent innings to earn his AL-leading 14th victory, and the New York Yankees snapped their four-game losing streak with a 4-1 victory over the Los Angeles Angels on Wednesday night.
Dodgers Beat Braves 3-2; Albies’ Foul Injures KneeCorey Seager hit a tiebreaking double in the eighth inning, lifting Los Angeles to a victory over Atlanta.