Los Angeles Angels

Meyer aims to build on 9-K outing facing Yanks
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The Yankees are hoping that a change of scenery could be the remedy to Masahiro Tanaka’s recent struggles, as they pushed the ace right-hander back to face the Angels in the opener of a three-game series on Monday at Angel Stadium. Tanaka has lost five consecutive starts as he prepares to take the ball opposite […]

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Angel in the outfield: EYJ comes up big
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The Angels knew they would need to receive contributions from their entire lineup to withstand the extended absence of Mike Trout, but one of their most unexpected lifts has come from veteran journeyman Eric Young Jr. Young crushed a three-run home run off Michael Feliz to cap a six-run fifth inning for the Angels, fueling […]

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Angels soar past Astros with 6-run fifth
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The Angels tagged six runs on Astros starter David Paulino and reliever Michael Feliz in the fifth inning en route to a 12-6 win on Sunday at Minute Maid Park, sealing a series victory against the hottest team in the Majors.

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Middleton emerging as key reliever
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Keynan Middleton has emerged as the latest bright spot in the Angels’ overachieving bullpen. The 23-year-old rookie right-hander has earned more of a late-inning role with the Halos after logging a 0.96 ERA over his last 11 games, allowing just one run over 9 1/3 innings with two walks and 11 strikeouts.

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In third start vs. Astros, Chavez eyes first win
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Right-handers David Paulino and Jesse Chavez will face off on Sunday afternoon as the Astros and Angels close out their three-game series at Minute Maid Park.

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Nolasco deals, but Angels can't solve Fiers
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Astros starting pitcher Mike Fiers coasted through 7 1/3 innings of one-run baseball and returned Houston to winning form with a 3-1 win to even the series against the Angels on Saturday in Minute Maid Park.

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Strong Nolasco a tough-luck loser
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Ricky Nolasco and Mike Fiers entered Saturday having each allowed 18 home runs this season, tied for the most in the American League. So when the veteran right-handers matched up in the second game of the Angels’ series against the Astros, there was — predictably — a homer.

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Nolasco looks to overcome struggles on road
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Angels right-hander Ricky Nolasco will square off against Astros righty Mike Fiers in the middle game of this series on Saturday at Minute Maid Park. Both pitchers have allowed 18 home runs this season, tied for the second most in the Majors, while previously earning a win over the opposing club.

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Maybin matches franchise mark with 4 SBs
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The Angels restored a key offensive catalyst to their lineup on Friday, activating outfielder Cameron Maybin from the 10-day disabled list ahead of their series opener against the Astros at Minute Maid Park.

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Calhoun sparks offense as Angels slow 'Stros
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Matt Shoemaker held baseball’s hottest offense in check for seven innings and was backed by a 13-hit attack as the Angels scored a 9-4 win over the first-place Astros on Friday night in the series opener at Minute Maid Park.

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Young Maldonado earns Halos hurlers' trust
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Against a powerful Tigers lineup, one that had batted .348 and slugged 12 home runs the previous five games, Angels righty Alex Meyer fanned a career-high nine hitters en route to the strongest outing of his young career. But behind the plate — and perhaps behind the scenes — sat Martin Maldonado, who has earned […]

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Shoemaker, Angels visit first-place Astros
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The Astros begin a nine-game homestand spread over 10 days on Friday night, welcoming the Angels for a three-game series at Minute Maid Park. Brad Peacock is expected to start for Houston, opposing the Halos’ Matt Shoemaker.

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