Angels’ Ohtani set to face live pitching instead of rehab

Sports 04/16/19, 20:52

Shohei Ohtani will not go on a rehab assignment before making his season debut with the Los Angeles Angels.General manager Billy Eppler said Tuesday that Ohtani will instead face pitchers in simulated games. The two-way player and last year's AL Rookie of the Year, who will not pitch this season ...

Contreras 2 HRs as Hamels, Cubs beat Trout-less Angels 5-1

Baseball 04/12/19, 16:00

Willson Contreras homered twice on a blustery day at Wrigley Field as Cole Hamels and the Chicago Cubs stopped the Angels' six-game win streak Friday with a 5-1 victory over short-handed Los Angeles.Anthony Rizzo and David Bote also connected to help Chicago win for the third time in four games ...

Angels add another two-way player for spring training

Baseball 02/16/19, 03:12

The Los Angeles Angels seem intent on cornering the market on two-way players.Shohei Ohtani won AL Rookie of the Year last season as a pitcher and designated hitter. Now they're taking a look at Jared Walsh, a combination left-handed reliever-first baseman-outfielder."I'm just trying to keep it simple," said Walsh, a ...

Ausmus era begins when Trout, Pujols lead Angels into spring

Baseball 02/07/19, 16:40

For the first time since 2000, a new manager will be in the home clubhouse at Tempe Diablo Stadium when the Los Angeles Angels report to spring training.Mike Scioscia spent 19 years in charge of the Halos, and Brad Ausmus is aware of the enormity of the shoes he is ...

Angels’ Ohtani progressing, won’t be ready for opening day

Baseball 01/31/19, 20:05

AL Rookie of the Year Shohei Ohtani has been medically cleared to resume full strength training on his right arm following Tommy John surgery, although he will not be ready to hit for the Los Angeles Angels by opening day.Angels general manager Billy Eppler provided a positive update Thursday on ...

Numbers game: Ausmus vows to be modern manager for Angels

Baseball 10/22/18, 22:10

During 18 major league seasons as a catcher and four more as a manager, Brad Ausmus developed a strong gut instinct about nearly everything that happens on a baseball field.While spending the past year out of a dugout, Ausmus developed a deeper understanding of how traditional beliefs aren't always correct.With ...

Brad Ausmus named manager of Los Angeles Angels

Baseball 10/21/18, 21:11

Brad Ausmus was named the Los Angeles Angels' manager on Sunday, moving from the front office to the dugout to replace longtime skipper Mike Scioscia.General manager Billy Eppler announced the hiring of Ausmus, who served as Eppler's special assistant last season after four years as the Detroit Tigers' manager.Ausmus got ...

Angels’ Eppler seeking new manager to lead playoff return

Baseball 10/01/18, 20:21

For the first time in the 21st century, the Los Angeles Angels are looking for a manager.The person who lands the job will play a major role in determining whether the Angels keep Mike Trout, get the most out of Shohei Ohtani — and finally end a nine-year postseason victory ...

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