Jered Weaver tossed a four-hit shutout to win his ninth consecutive start and lift the visiting Los Angeles Angels to a 4-0 victory against the A’s on Monday.
Weaver (15-1) struck out nine and did not walk a batter to become the first 15-game winner in the majors with his second shutout of the season and sixth career. It was his 11th career complete game. Read More
The last time the Los Angeles Angels rolled into the Oakland Coliseum (May 21), they were eight games out of first with an 18-24 record and their pricey offseason acquisition, Albert Pujols, was struggling through the worst slump of his career, batting .211. The A’s, on the other hand, were in second place with a 21-21 record, despite injuries to Yoenis Cespedes, Brandon McCarthy and Coco Crisp. But few thought the anomaly would last. Read More
Jered Weaver scattered two hits over six solid innings after being activated from the disabled list and Kendrys Morales and Mark Trumbo belted back-to-back homers as the host Los Angeles Angels beat the Giants 6-0, taking two of three from San Francisco. Read More
Barry Zito’s impressive start to the season is quickly fading in the Giants’ rear-view mirror.
The 34-year-old left-hander had his worst start of the season on Tuesday, allowing a season-high eight earned runs in just 3¹⁄³ innings of the Giants’ 12-5 loss to the Los Angeles Angels on the road. Read More
The Giants are going to be in the World Series. And then, just as in 2002, they’ll lose to the Los Angeles Angels.
That’s the prediction from Sports Illustrated, which is rarely correct in such a thing, but why be concerned about accuracy, unless it’s with Tim Lincecum’s fastball. Read More
Three-time NL MVP Albert Pujols agreed Thursday to a $254 million, 10-year contract with the Los Angeles Angels, a person familiar with the deal told The Associated Press.The person spoke on condition of anonymity because the deal had not been announced. Read More