Former Angels outfielder and current Astros third base coach Gary Pettis has been diagnosed with multiple myeloma and will miss the rest of the 2020 season. The good news is that he is expected to make a full recovery. Pettis hasn’t coached a game for Houston since September 15.
Posted: September 27, 2020, 12:43 pm
Los Angeles Angels (26-33, fourth in the AL West) vs. Los Angeles Dodgers (42-17, first in the NL West) Los Angeles; Sunday, 3:10 p.m. EDT BOTTOM LINE: Los Angeles and Los Angeles will meet on Sunday. The Dodgers are 20-9 on their home turf.
Posted: September 27, 2020, 6:48 am
Each had made his major league debut already, but on Saturday they were in the starting lineup for the first time, Soto at shortstop and Jones at second. In BP when we were turning double plays, I’m like ‘Wow, this is comfy,’” Soto said. This is normal.
Posted: September 27, 2020, 6:33 am
Mookie Betts exited early after getting hit by a pitch, giving the Dodgers a brief scare with the playoffs approaching, and Los Angeles beat the Angels 7-6 on Saturday night following a power outage in the ballpark. Joc Pederson hit a go-ahead homer in the sixth inning shortly before the lights went out at Dodger Stadium. ”I panicked for two seconds, to be honest,” said Edwin Rios, who was in the dugout.
Posted: September 27, 2020, 6:01 am
Justin Turner singles to shallow right field. Mookie Betts to third. Max Muncy walks.
Posted: September 27, 2020, 5:07 am
Jared Walsh lifts a triple to left field that brings in two runs, tying the game at 3 in the top half of the 3rd inning
Posted: September 27, 2020, 2:14 am
But at 29 he has just one playoff appearance to his credit, and that was way back in 2014 when the Angels got swept in the AL Division Series. I really want to challenge our guys that this is the last time that this occurs for many years to come,” manager Joe Maddon said. Expectations were high when spring training began, with the Angels having added Maddon and third baseman Anthony Rendon.
Posted: September 27, 2020, 1:51 am
Justin Upton smacks a solo home run to left field that makes the score 4-2 in the top of the 4th inning
Posted: September 26, 2020, 2:54 am
San Diego pitcher Mike Clevinger got a cortisone shot for his ailing right elbow Friday and the Padres are hopeful he’ll be OK for the playoffs. Clevinger, acquired last month in a big trade with Cleveland, left his start against the Angels on Wednesday after just one inning. The Padres have already clinched a postseason spot and the NL’s No. 4 seed, and will open the playoffs next Wednesday at Petco Park.
Posted: September 26, 2020, 12:29 am
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Posted: September 25, 2020, 10:17 pm
The euphoria of clinching their first playoff berth in 14 seasons three days earlier was tempered for the San Diego Padres when right-hander Mike Clevinger was suddenly pulled after only one inning of his start Wednesday. Clevinger was sent for an MRI on his right biceps while the Padres were losing 5-2 to the Los Angeles Angels. If the Padres get bad news, it will be a big setback at the front end of their playoff rotation.
Posted: September 24, 2020, 1:43 am
Max Stassi, Griffin Canning and the Los Angeles Angels cooled off the playoff-bound San Diego Padres two days after they clinched their first playoff spot in 14 seasons. Stassi had two impressive home runs among his four hits and Canning struck out 10 in six crafty innings to lead the Angels to a 4-2 victory Tuesday night. The loss, plus St. Louis’ 5-0 win at Kansas City, kept the Padres from clinching the NL’s No. 4 seed in the playoffs and homefield advantage in the wild-card round next week.
Posted: September 23, 2020, 5:22 am