Alex Gordon had three hits, including a home run, and Mike Moustakas stayed hot with a two-run single as the Royals topped the Angels on Thursday. Matt Strahm, making his first start, allowed one unearned run over five innings for the win. Albert Pujols and Yunel Escobar knocked in runs for the Angels.
The Angels signed 2017 first-round Draft pick, outfielder Jordon Adell, Thursday after he passed a physical. The deal includes a $4,376,800 signing bonus. He’ll report to the team’s entry in the Arizona League next week.
Angels first baseman C.J. Cron was too young to remember his father, Chris, playing in the big leagues. But C.J. was around for traveling to city to city while Chris managed in the Minor Leagues.
Angels manager Mike Scioscia said Thursday that right-handed pitcher Matt Shoemaker, who exited Wednesday’s win over the Yankees after three-plus innings with tightness in the extensor of his right forearm, will be monitored very closely before determining whether he’ll be available for his next scheduled start Tuesday.
Royals left-hander Matt Strahm (1-3, 4.50 ERA) will make his first Major League start against a team he never has faced — the Angels.
As he prepared to oversee his first MLB Draft with the Angels, new amateur scouting director Matt Swanson decided to establish a mold for the type of players he wanted his scouts to target, one that focused on two key attributes: athleticism and upside.
A familiar name could be found among the list of the Angels’ selections from Day 3 of the 2017 MLB Draft.
Angels right-handed pitcher Matt Shoemaker exited Wednesday night’s 7-5 win over the Yankees with tightness in the extensor muscle of his right forearm.
Andrelton Simmons smashed a go-ahead, two-run homer in the bottom of the seventh inning to gift the Angels a 7-5 win and capture a series victory over the Yankees in front of a sellout crowd at Angel Stadium on Wednesday night.
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The Angels recalled right-handed pitcher Parker Bridwell from Triple-A Salt Lake and optioned right-handed reliever Mike Morin to Salt Lake in a corresponding move Wednesday.
Angels outfielder Mike Trout said Tuesday he could possibly return to the club before the All-Star break begins on July 10. The reigning American League MVP landed on the 10-day disabled list for the first time his career after suffering a torn UCL in his left thumb on May 28 and had surgery three days […]