7:49 PM EDT, Wed September 02, 2015
Halos Heaven 1 hour ago

Angels go cray in day play by the bay vs. Sonny Gray and A's

Oakland tried to fade the Angels on Gray day, but Gray day only met the Halos' payday. Angels 9 Athletics 4 Whoa. The Angels faced AL Cy Young candidate Sonny Gray today, scoring a boatload of runs off of the Oakland ace, and turned an inauspicious series against another struggling AL West team into a September rallying cry. Things were popping off almost immediately for the Angels, as Kole Calhoun and Mike Trout both got on via singles, and Calhoun eventually scoring on a wild pitch. David Murphy would then chip in with an RBI single, C.J. Cron drove in Albert Pujols on a ground out and...
Houston Chronicle 30 mins ago

Astros rookie OF Preston Tucker gets call to start on same day he’s called back up to majors

Rookie outfielder Preston Tucker was inserted back in the starting lineup Wednesday against the Mariners after he was recalled from Class AAA Fresno. Tucker had been in the majors from May 7 until he was demoted on Aug. 22 in part because he had minor-league options. “I think I was down there for a reason

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VIDEO: Angels tack on another one in the ninth, up 9-4

The Angels' offense thrived from beginning to end Wednesday. The Angels put four runs on the board in the first inning, and they led off the ninth with a single and a double. With Albert Pujols at the plate, Kole Calhoun, who singled, was at third,...
Houston Chronicle 48 mins ago

Dallas Keuchel strengthens Cy Young resume with 3rd AL Pitcher of Month award

Astros ace lefthander Dallas Keuchel’s Cy Young Award candidacy received another boost Wednesday when he was named the American League Pitcher of the Month for the third time this season. Keuchel, who also was the AL Pitcher of the Month in April and May, is the first Astro to win three Pitcher of the Month
Houston Chronicle 53 mins ago

This 2-year-old knows more about the Astros than you ever will

Pat Neshek is a solid Major League middle reliever, the kind of reliable right-hander managers love having available to chew up innings late in games. But for all his strengths, he’s not someone a lot of 2 year olds can pick out of a photo lineup. So when Daniel Herrera announced Pat Neshek’s arrival into Tuesday
Oakland Tribune 56 mins ago

Sonny Gray ineffective in A's loss to Angels

Oakland A's ace Sonny Gray allows six runs in first two innings of 9-4 setback
Houston Chronicle 1 hour ago

Astros SP Scott Feldman’s MRI shows no tears in right shoulder

Astros righthander Scott Feldman received some relatively positive news Wednesday when no tears were found during an MRI exam on his right shoulder a day after he exited in the third inning with discomfort. Feldman was given a cortisone injection to ease the irritation and inflammation on his right shoulder’s posterior cuff. “Just irritated and
Orange County Register 1 hour ago
Final: Angels stun Sonny Gray in 9-4 victory over A's

Final: Angels stun Sonny Gray in 9-4 victory over A's

OAKLAND – The Angels' trip was ugly in the middle, but they will certainly take the beginning and end. The Angels pounded league ERA leader Sonny Gray in a 9-4 victory over the Oakland A’s on Wednesday afternoon, taking two of three in the...

VIDEO: Angels add two insurance runs in the eighth

The Angels added two more runs in the eighth inning Wednesday in Oakland to extend their lead to 8-3. First, first baseman C.J. Cron roped a double down the left field line to score Collin Cowgill from second (first video). Rookie third baseman Kaleb...

VIDEO: A's answer with three runs in bottom of the first, 4-3 Angels after one

After the Angels put up four runs on Oakland in the top of the fourth Wedesday, the A's took three of those runs back - and all with two outs. Rookie starter Andrew Heaney retired the first two batters of the game before he got into trouble. Second...
Orange County Register 3 hours ago
Angels Notes: Efren Navarro adds to defense

Angels Notes: Efren Navarro adds to defense

OAKLAND – The Angels recalled Efren Navarro before Wednesday’s game, increasing their active roster to 35 players. Manager Mike Scioscia said the Angels had planned to call up Navarro sometime in the next week, but their decision to have Albert...
Houston Chronicle 3 hours ago

Dallas Keuchel named AL pitcher of the month for third time this year

This is turning into Dallas Keuchel’s year. The Astros lefthander was named the AL pitcher of the month for August, the third time he’s won the monthly award this season. He was honred for April and May. Keuchel, the first Astros to win the award three times in a season, went 4-1 with a 1.94

Demoted again: 1B Jesus Montero headed back to Tacoma after failed stint with the Mariners

Stuck in a 2-for-35 slump, first baseman Jesus Montero was optioned to Triple-A Tacoma on Wednesday after struggling during his second stint with the Mariners this season. In 25 games with Seattle, Montero is hitting .200 (15-for-75) with five doubles, two homers and nine RBIs. The demotion comes despite the fact the Rainiers conclude their

VIDEO: Angels get out to 4-0 lead in the first

The Angels put up four runs in the first inning Wednesday against Oakland's Sonny Gray, who has the lowest ERA in the American League. Kole Calhoun and Mike Trout started off the game with back-to-back singles. Calhoun advanced to third on Trout's...
Oakland Tribune 4 hours ago

Exclusive: Raiders rejected latest Oakland stadium financing plan in April

Oakland's hand-picked financial partner in trying to finance a new stadium for the Oakland Raiders has pitched issuing bonds paid by future stadium revenue to help close an estimated $400 million funding gap. But a letter from the Raiders shows that he has known since April that the team is adamant about keeping all stadium revenue for itself.

AL West Player News

  • 3 Sonny Gray

    Sonny Gray

    Angels go cray in day play by the bay vs. Sonny Gray and A's

  • 2 Scott Feldman

    Scott Feldman

    Astros SP Scott Feldman’s MRI shows no tears in right shoulder

  • 2 Marcus Semien

    Marcus Semien

    Semien’s dive and glove flip shows the progress he’s making

  • 2 Kole Calhoun

    Kole Calhoun

    VIDEO: Angels get out to 4-0 lead in the first

  • 2 Jesus Montero

    Jesus Montero

    Pregame notes and lineups: Jesus Montero optioned to Class AAA Tacoma

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