Mike Trout got his 1,000th hit last night, on his 26th birthday, and yet that’s not even the most absurd Mike Trout Number to obsess over today. Here is something to really blow your mind:
An easy way to measure an athlete’s influence on his or her sport is to consider what they meant to different groups of fans. Don Baylor, who died of cancer today at age 68, was many things to many people.
Matt Joyce of the Oakland Athletics reportedly used a homophobic slur while shouting at an Angels fan Friday night, according to an Associated Press photographer who overheard the exchange.
Cleveland had the good fortune of benefitting from a very bad Jesse Chavez outing tonight—building a 7-0 lead during a second inning in which the Angels starter allowed two doubles, walked four and gave up two home runs, one of which was a grand slam. (He was ultimately pulled in the third.) But that lead slipped away…
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Albert Pujols is one home run away from joining baseball’s 600 home run club. He’ll become just the ninth player in the history of the game to achieve the feat. Do you care?
Mike Trout left Sunday’s game against the Marlins after he appeared to sprain his thumb on a headfirst slide. The extent of the injury was unclear at the time, but an MRI today showed that the Angels outfielder has a torn ligament in his left thumb. The 25-year-old will go to the disabled list for the first time in…
Through 37 games, Angels slugger Mike Trout is off to the best start of his career. He’s hitting .341/.451/.742 with 13 home runs, eight stolen bases, and 24 walks.
The White Sox almost won in extra innings last night against the Angels in Anaheim, but ultimately let the Angels win on a walk-off single.
The Rangers blew the Angels out early this afternoon, thanks to some steady work from Yu Darvish and a hail of hits from almost every batter in the lineup. Their defense was also on point, and no play was better than one Elvis Andrus made in the second inning.
In an interesting dispatch from spring training, Yahoo’s Jeff Passan reports on Los Angeles Angels pitcher Garrett Richards’s recovery from a May 2016 elbow injury that shut him down for the season.
There isn’t a team in Major League Baseball that wouldn’t jump at the chance to sign Mike Trout, whose two MVP awards in his first five years of big league service vastly underrepresent how good he really is. And there isn’t a team that could afford to do so that wouldn’t throw hundreds of millions of dollars in his…
Los Angeles Angels manager Mike Scioscia always looks like an anxious bloodhound, but his heart broke in half on TV after Texas Rangers pitcher Nick Martinez started a double play with a behind-the-back catch.
In the second inning of Sunday’s game against Seattle, L.A.’s Matt Shoemaker was struck in the head by a 105 mph line-drive off the bat of Kyle Seager.
Hello, it’s time once again for a check-in with Mike Trout, that guy who continues to be the best player in baseball despite wasting away on a crap-ass Angels roster.
The Los Angeles Angels’ Ji-man Choi clobbered his first MLB homer Monday, 20 games into his first season. After rounding the bases, the 25-year-old proved that teammates aren’t necessary to celebrate a strong home run.
Angels third baseman Yunel Escobar is a known dickhead, so it’s not totally surprising to see him invent a brand new way to get ejected from a baseball game.
Cleveland Indians third baseman Juan Uribe was carted off the field in the fourth inning of Sunday’s game against the Los Angeles Angels after Mike Trout’s ground ball bounced into his testicles.