Trout & Bryant Win Baseball's MVP AwardsMike Trout of the Angels won the AL MVP award for the second time in three years, and Cubs third baseman Kris Bryant was voted to be the NL MVP in balloting results announced on Thursday.
Angels Douse Rangers 5-4, Texas Still Short Of AL West TitleEven before a 5-4 loss to the Angels on Wednesday night, the Rangers knew any chance of ending their homestand with a clinching game had ended earlier in the day when second-place Houston won at Oakland.
Rangers Closer To AL West After Testy 5-4 Win Over AngelsRookie Nomar Mazara hit his 20th homer, a go-ahead, two-run shot for the Rangers (90-62) in another testy game with multiple ejections.
Rangers Rally Again Beating Angels 3-2Ian Desmond had an RBI single with no outs in the ninth inning and the Texas Rangers moved closer to the AL West title with a 3-2 win over the last-place Los Angeles Angels on Monday night.
Rangers Fall To Angels 3-2Adrian Beltre hit two home runs for the AL West-leading Rangers.
Lucroy Helps Rangers Beat Angels 8-5Carlos Gomez homered twice to give Texas the early lead, and Jonathan Lucroy capped a late see-saw game with a two-run homer in the eighth to lead the Rangers to an 8-5 victory over the Los Angeles Angels on Saturday night.
Beltre Leads Rangers Past Angels 2-1Beltre broke a tie with his 440th homer in the eighth, and Yu Darvish pitched three-hit ball into the seventh inning of the Rangers' second win in six games, 2-1 over the Los Angeles Angels on Friday night.
Angels Get Sweep, Rangers Continue SlideJefry Marte hit a three-run homer and the Angels shut down a late rally by the AL West-leading Texas Rangers in a 7-4 win Wednesday night that gave Los Angeles a three-game sweep.
Pujols Hits Two 3-Run HRs, As Angels Beat Rangers 8-6Pujols hit a pair of three-run homers in his first six-RBI game since 2009, and the Angels remained unbeaten since the All-Star break with their season-best fifth straight victory, 8-6 over the Texas Rangers
Trout Hits 3-Run HR To Help Angels Beat Rangers 9-5Trout's three-run homer helped the Angels rally from four runs down and beat the Texas Rangers 9-5 on Monday night.
Rangers Encouraged By Holland's Outing In 2-0 Loss To AngelsHolland (3-4), who went 6 2-3 innings, has allowed only four earned runs in his last two starts totaling 12 2/3 innings after giving up 15 in two starts during which he didn't get through the second inning.
Calhoun Helps Angels Stop Rangers' 4-Game StreakCole Hamels pitched five innings, the shortest of his 19 regular-season and postseason starts for Texas following his acquisition last July 31. He allowed four runs on seven hits and a season-high four walks.