Ohtani

Angels Hope Ohtani Return Can Prevent 2nd Astros World Series

Texans celebrated their first World Series last year when the Astros defeated the Los Angeles Dodgers, but there may be another Texas vs. California battle in the AL playoffs if the other Los Angeles team gets healthy. Especially, if Japanese superstar Shohei Ohtani, can pick up where he left off.

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Phenom Ohtani Dazzles with His Bat and Arm for Angels

Anaheim (United States) (AFP) – Shohei Ohtani flirted with a perfect game in his home pitching debut on Sunday, retiring the first 19 batters to power the Los Angeles Angels to a 6-1 rout of the Oakland Athletics.

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Japan’s Ohtani Strikes Out Eight for Angels

Japanese prospect Shohei Ohtani struck out eight of the 12 batters he faced Friday for the Los Angeles Angels in a second-squad Major League Baseball game against Milwaukee.

Trout Ready

Mike Trout Gets 1,000th hit, Also Homers on 26th Birthday

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Mike Trout got his 1,000th career hit and also homered on his 26th birthday Monday night.
The Los Angeles Angels’ two-time AL MVP hit the first milestone when he doubled down the left-field line in the fourth inning against Dylan Bundy and the Baltimore Orioles.

Albert Pujols, Ben Revere

Pujols Hits Slam for 600th HR, Leads Angels Past Twins 7-2

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Albert Pujols hit a grand slam for his 600th homer, becoming the ninth member of the club during the fourth inning of the Los Angeles Angels’ 7-2 victory over the Minnesota Twins on Saturday night.

Former Braves pitcher Tommy Hanson dies at 29

Tommy Hanson, Former Braves and Angels Pitcher, Dies at 29

Monday night, Tommy Hanson, 29, the hard-throwing 6-6, 220-pound hurler who played for the Atlanta Braves and the Los Angeles Angels, died from catastrophic organ failure. Hanson passed away at Piedmont Hospital in Atlanta, according to a Braves representative.

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OLÉ! Angels Fans Set Guinness Record of Sombrero Wearing

The Los Angeles Angels won a spectacular victory over the Seattle Mariners on Tuesday when Carlos Perez in his MLB debut hit a walk off homerun in the ninth inning. But, it was the 25,111 cheering fans wearing sombreros to celebrate Cinco de Mayo that set a new Guinness world record.