Los Angeles Angels
Howie Kendrick hit an RBI double in the 10th inning to give Los Angeles a 3-2 victory over the Texas Rangers on Saturday night.
Garrett Richards pitched six innings of four-hit ball, David Freese drove in two runs, and the Los Angeles Angels beat Texas 7-3 on Friday night.
Joe Saunders’ first win in a Texas uniform has been hard to come by, but it could now come with added value against his former team as the Rangers try to extend their dominance over the Angels.
Prince Fielder had a pair of RBI doubles to end a drought of 39 at-bats without an extra-base hit, and the Texas Rangers trounced the Los Angeles Angels 14-3 on Sunday.
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Albert Pujols smiled as he explained why he felt the need to apologize to his wife for hitting homer No. 500 so quickly after No. 499. She had planned to be there in person once he got within one of the milestone. He didn’t give her the chance.
Albert Pujols is closing in on his 500th home run and joining a prestigious club. He sits at 498 right now. More important for the Angels, he’s looking like his powerful self again.
Vladimir Guerrero signed a one-day contract to retire with the Angels on Monday. Guerrero also threw out the first pitch on opening day against the Mariners at Angel Stadium.
Joe Blanton allowed just one infield single in five scoreless innings and an Angels’ split-squad routed the Texas Rangers 12-1 Wednesday.
The Rangers secured their seventh-consecutive victory on Sunday, earning a spot in a one-game Wild Card playoff on Monday night in Arlington against the Rays.
Craig Gentry doubled, scored and bunted in a run, helping Texas beat the sloppy Angels 7-4 Saturday and reach the final day with a chance to make the playoffs.
Ron Washington says he never deliberately looks at the league scoreboard in left field — but tonight, he couldn’t help but notice. There was finally good news.