11:52 AM EDT, Mon July 04, 2022
1 hour ago
Angels’ Luis Rengifo shows encouraging signs amid a disappointing season

Angels’ Luis Rengifo shows encouraging signs amid a disappointing season

Rengifo has become an average major league performer in the middle infielder, and over the last few weeks he has been even better.
12 hours ago
Lakers’ summer league team blows out Warriors in California Classic

Lakers’ summer league team blows out Warriors in California Classic

Scotty Pippen Jr. sets the pace and Cole Swider makes five more 3-pointers as the Lakers roll to a 100-77 win in San Francisco. The Lakers close the event on Tuesday against Sacramento before heading to Las Vegas.
17 hours ago
Angels equal strikeout record in loss to Astros

Angels equal strikeout record in loss to Astros

The Angels struck out 20 times, equaling the major league record for strikeouts in a nine-inning game.
18 hours ago
Angels acquire former top prospect Touki Toussaint from Braves for cash considerations

Angels acquire former top prospect Touki Toussaint from Braves for cash considerations

Toussaint, 26, was once a top 100 prospect. The Braves designated him for assignment on Saturday. He had a 6.26 ERA in Triple-A this season, working as a starter and out of the bullpen.
21 hours ago
Michael Stefanic joins Angels and becomes their regular second baseman

Michael Stefanic joins Angels and becomes their regular second baseman

Stefanic was undrafted and sent letters to all the teams to try to find a spot in professional baseball. The Angels signed him, and he finally reached the big leagues on Sunday.
21 hours ago
Former coaches see Kevin Fiala as dangerous with Kings

Former coaches see Kevin Fiala as dangerous with Kings

Fiala’s path was obstructed early in his career, when what could have been a formative experience turned harrowing.
Jul 3, 2022
Lakers’ summer league team hammers Heat in California Classic opener

Lakers’ summer league team hammers Heat in California Classic opener

Mac McClung scores 17 points, Paris Bass adds 15 and rookies Scotty Pippen Jr. (14) and Cole Swider (13) also score in double figures in a 100-66 win on Saturday in San Francisco.
Jul 2, 2022
Angels blown out again as Mike Trout continues rough weekend

Angels blown out again as Mike Trout continues rough weekend

The Angels fall 9-1 and have been outscored 17-2 in the first two games of this series in Houston; Trout has struck out in all seven of his plate appearances
Jul 2, 2022
Michael Stefanic expected to join Angels

Michael Stefanic expected to join Angels

Stefanic has been one of the Angels top performers in the minor leagues for the past two seasons.
Jul 2, 2022
Angels hope Jonathan Villar can boost lagging offense

Angels hope Jonathan Villar can boost lagging offense

The 31-year-old, released Wednesday by the Cubs, will play third base as the Angels hope to get more production from their infielders
Jul 2, 2022
Report: Angels pick up infielder Jonathan Villar

Report: Angels pick up infielder Jonathan Villar

Villar, 31, was hitting .222 with a .598 OPS with the Chicago Cubs, who released him. He has played mostly second and third this season, holes the Angels have been trying to plug since injuries to Anthony Rendon and David Fletcher.
Jul 1, 2022
Michael Lorenzen continues struggles in Angels’ loss to Astros

Michael Lorenzen continues struggles in Angels’ loss to Astros

Lorenzen gives up eight runs in three innings in an 8-1 loss. After posting a 3.19 ERA in his first eight starts, he has an 8.61 ERA over his last five starts.
Jul 1, 2022
Are Lakers’ modest free agency moves setting up something bigger?

Are Lakers’ modest free agency moves setting up something bigger?

The team’s offseason success still hinges on whether the front office can make a deal involving Russell Westbrook.
Jul 1, 2022
Angels catcher Max Stassi concerned that Robo Umps threaten pitch-framing era

Angels catcher Max Stassi concerned that Robo Umps threaten pitch-framing era

Commissioner Rob Manfred says his plan is to have some form of an automatic ball-strike system (ABS) in use in the major leagues in 2024, which Stassi says could change the “art of catching.”
Jul 1, 2022
Kings re-sign Villalta and Allard to one-year, two-way extensions

Kings re-sign Villalta and Allard to one-year, two-way extensions

Matt Villalta rose to the top goaltender for the Ontario Reign, while defenseman Frederic Allard was acquired in March