Angels manager Joe Maddon comfortable that Shohei Ohtani’s natural ability is enough for cameos in the outfield — Daily Breeze

ANAHEIM — Shohei Ohtani returns to the mound on Thursday, which means he also could be returning to the outfield. Manager Joe Maddon said he was still deciding whether to have Ohtani hit on Thursday in Oakland. The Angels currently have just three position players on the bench, which means that if they give up…

Angels manager Joe Maddon comfortable that Shohei Ohtani’s natural ability is enough for cameos in the outfield — Daily Breeze

Shohei Ohtani hits two-out, go-ahead homer off Matt Barnes in the ninth as Red Sox fall to Angels — Boston Herald

Matt Barnes has been challenging hitters to handle his high-90s heaters and knee-bending curveballs all year. And until Mike Trout and Shohei Ohtani came to town, it had been working wonderfully. 325 more words

Shohei Ohtani hits two-out, go-ahead homer off Matt Barnes in the ninth as Red Sox fall to Angels — Boston Herald

Albert Pujols designated for assignment by Angels — KOLR – OzarksFirst.com

ST. LOUIS– Albert Pujols, the Cardinals slugger who left St. Louis following the 2011 World Championship season to sign a 10-year contract with the Angels, has been designated for assignment, ending his Angels career. The #Angels announced today that the Club has designated Albert Pujols for assignment. pic.twitter.com/SCRz78kXcf— Los Angeles Angels (@Angels) May 6, 2021At…

Albert Pujols designated for assignment by Angels — KOLR – OzarksFirst.com

Angels looking to improve Shohei Ohtani’s command — Whittier Daily News

ANAHEIM — A day after Shohei Ohtani’s return to the mound, his blister was still fine. Now, the Angels will move on to fixing his command. 605 more words

Angels looking to improve Shohei Ohtani’s command — Whittier Daily News

Kansas City Royals shut down the Los Angeles Angels, 6-1 — KSNT News

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (KSNT)- Kansas City’s bullpen and slugging paved the way for a 6-1 victory over the Los Angeles Angels. Brad Keller got the start on Wednesday afternoon. After having two rough previous starts, Keller had a successful start for the Royals. Keller went 5.2 innings pitched, giving up four hits, one run, one…

Kansas City Royals shut down the Los Angeles Angels, 6-1 — KSNT News

New GM Perry Minasian has put his stamp on Angels in short order — San Gabriel Valley Tribune

ANAHEIM ― The burden to distract from society’s ills has rarely felt heavier than it did on a muggy Thursday afternoon at Angel Stadium. A mass shooting at an office building less than 4 miles away left four people dead Wednesday night. Vast swaths of unsold green seats served as a reminder of the global…

New GM Perry Minasian has put his stamp on Angels in short order — San Gabriel Valley Tribune

Los Angeles, Orange counties to ease attendance restrictions on Dodgers, Angels games — Pasadena Star News

Los Angeles and Orange counties announced Friday that each will soon move into the less-restrictive Red Tier under the State of California’s guidelines for COVID-19 re-openings. If they remain in the Red Tier by April 1, Dodger Stadium and Angel Stadium will be allowed to admit fans at up to 20 percent of each venue’s…

Los Angeles, Orange counties to ease attendance restrictions on Dodgers, Angels games — Pasadena Star News

Angels manager Joe Maddon wants more emotion, less instant replay — Daily Breeze

TEMPE, Ariz. — As Major League Baseball continues to experiment with different rules to move the game forward, Joe Maddon wants to move the game back. 850 more words

Angels manager Joe Maddon wants more emotion, less instant replay — Daily Breeze

Angels blast three homers in victory over A’s — Whittier Daily News

THE GAME: Luis Rengifo, Justin Upton and Jose Rojas hit homers in the Angels’ 7-3 victory over the Oakland A’s on Friday afternoon in a seven-inning game at Hohokam Park in Mesa. PITCHING REPORT: RHP Shohei Ohtani struck out five and allowed one run in 1 2/3 innings. Ohtani’s fastball was 96-100 mph. … LHP…

Angels blast three homers in victory over A’s — Whittier Daily News

Angels’ Albert Pujols says he isn’t thinking about retirement — Daily Bulletin

TEMPE, Ariz. — A few days ago Albert Pujols woke from a late afternoon nap to see that his phone had exploded. “I had like 3,000 calls,” Pujols said. “What happened? I turned on the TV to see if something had happened. Somebody told me it was all about a post.” That would be an…

Angels’ Albert Pujols says he isn’t thinking about retirement — Daily Bulletin

Angels acquire right-handed reliever Aaron Slegers from Rays — Daily News

The Angels added depth to their bullpen by acquiring right-hander Aaron Slegers from the Tampa Bay Rays in exchange for a player to be named or cash. Slegers, 28, posted a 3.46 ERA with the Rays last season, mostly as a multi-inning reliever. Slegers pitched 26 innings in 11 games. He allowed one run in…

Angels acquire right-handed reliever Aaron Slegers from Rays — Daily News