Dodgers' Kershaw loses perfect game in 8th inning vs Angels
Clayton Kershaw pitched seven perfect innings for the Los Angeles Dodgers before Luis Rengifo broke up his bid with a leadoff double in the eighth for the Los Angeles Angels. Kershaw needed just 71 pitches to retire the first 21 consecutive batters at Angel Stadium on Friday night, but Rengifo ended Kershaw's quest for his second no-hitter and first perfect game with a clean double down the left field line.news.yahoo.com
Walsh slams Chapman as Angels stun Yanks after Ohtani flops
Jared Walsh hit a tying grand slam off Aroldis Chapman in a seven-run ninth inning for his second homer of a long night, and the Los Angeles Angels stunned the New York Yankees 11-8 in a rainy game that finished after 1 a.m. Shohei Ohtani’s highly anticipated pitching debut at Yankee Stadium was a wild wreck that ended early.
Angels rally in 8th to complete 4-game sweep of Astros
(AP) Anthony Rendon homered, Jared Walsh and Justin Upton delivered key hits during a four-run eighth inning and the Los Angeles Angels defeated the Houston Astros 9-5 on Sunday to sweep the series. The Angels have a won a season-high five straight and posted their first four-game sweep since 2017. The third baseman who delivered key long balls for the Washington Nationals in last year's World Series against the Astros had a three-run drive to give the Angels a doubleheader sweep Saturday. The Angels took control of the game in the eighth when their first five batters reached base. The Astros jumped out to a 3-0 lead with three hits and three runs by their first six batters.
4-base error on ball over fence helps Rangers top Angels 7-3
(AP Photo/Ray Carlin)ARLINGTON, Texas Los Angeles Angels right fielder Jo Adell was charged with a rare four-base error when a fly ball from Texas' Nick Solak popped out of the rookie's glove and flew the few remaining feet over the fence in the Rangers' 7-3 win Sunday. Elias said it wasn't aware of any precedent for a four-base error on a ball that went over the fence. Isiah Kiner-Falefa put the Rangers in front in the third with a two-out double that scored Rob Refsnyder from first. He is 1-0 with a 2.92 ERA in two starts against the A's, both during his nine seasons with Atlanta. Rangers: RHP Kyle Gibson (0-1, 2.45 ERA) starts the opener of a three-game home series against Seattle.