The Angels used a big day from C.J. Cron, a solid five innings from Troy Scribner and some stellar relief to end their homestand on a high note with Wednesday’s 5-1 series victory over the Orioles.
Angels third baseman Yunel Escobar landed on the 10-day disabled list for the second time this season on Tuesday after being diagnosed with a mild Grade 1 right oblique strain. He is expected to miss 2-3 weeks, the club announced.
Angels slugger Albert Pujols and manager Mike Scioscia were both ejected in the sixth inning of the Halos’ 3-2 win over the Orioles Tuesday night after arguing a checked-swing call by first-base umpire Ramon De Jesus.
Four months ago, the Orioles traded right-hander Parker Bridwell to the Angels in exchange for cash considerations. On Tuesday night, Bridwell helped defeat the team that cast him off by firing seven-innings of one-run ball in the Angels’ 3-2 victory over the Orioles at Angel Stadium.
The Angels activated outfielder Cameron Maybin from the 10-day disabled list on Monday, restoring a key offensive spark plug to the top of their lineup ahead of their series opener against the Orioles. To clear a spot on their roster, the Angels designated outfielder Shane Robinson for assignment.
Mike Trout celebrated his 26th birthday by logging his 1,000th career hit and homering in the Angels’ 6-2 loss to the Orioles on Monday night at Angel Stadium.
The Orioles will face a familiar foe on Tuesday night in starter Parker Bridwell, who was traded from Baltimore to the Angels in mid-April in exchange for cash considerations.
Dylan Bundy struck out a career-high 10 over seven innings and Manny Machado crushed a tie-breaking grand slam as the Orioles spoiled Mike Trout’s birthday with a 6-2 win over the Angels in Monday night’s series opener at Angel Stadium.
Former big league slugger and manager Don Baylor died Monday after a struggle with multiple myeloma. He was 68.
The Orioles begin their only West Coast trip of 2017 when they play the Angels on Monday night for the first of three games at Angel Stadium. Orioles right-hander Dylan Bundy faces Angels right-hander JC Ramirez.
Third baseman Yunel Escobar departed the Angels’ 11-10 loss to the A’s on Sunday afternoon in the seventh inning with an intercostal strain and is scheduled to undergo an MRI exam Monday.