Photo by Harry How/Getty Images It’s his first win since 2019 Griffin Canning threw five inning of two-run ball on Thursday afternoon. Both him and manager Joe Maddon would have liked him to throw more innings, but he already threw 100+ pitches and was removed after five innings.
Photo by Harry How/Getty Images Jared Walsh has a run & RBI in 9 straight games Anthony Rendon homered, Taylor Ward doubled twice and had three hits, and Jared Walsh stayed hot as the Angels snapped a two-game losing streak to the Diamondbacks on Thursday in Anaheim.
Photo by John McCoy/Getty Images They’ve scored nine runs in back-to-back games It’s been a rough series for Angels pitching, to say the least. They’ve allowed nine runs in both games, as well as 11 hits in both games too.
Angels right-hander Chris Knapp was knocked out of a start in the first inning last week, back in 1979 | Photo by Ron Vesely/Getty Images A few bad starts led to four losses in five games, 41 years ago last week The 1979 Angels’ march toward their first American League West crown hit a snag last week, dropping four of five games on the road.
Photo by Alex Trautwig/MLB Photos via Getty Images Cactus League play starts on February 27 Major League Baseball unveiled the 2021 spring training schedule on Wednesday, with the Angels starting Cactus League play on Saturday, February 27 visiting the Giants in Scottsdale.
Photo by John McCoy/Getty Images Dylan Bundy knocked out in 3rd inning in rare clunker Dylan Bundy had the worst start of his otherwise stellar season, failing to complete the third inning in Wednesday night’s 9-6 loss to the Diamondbacks.
Photo by Dustin Bradford/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images Angels SS will be a free agent after the 2020 season It’s probably exactly not how Andrelton Simmons wanted to head into free agency, but he’s still found ways to be productive when playing.
Photo by Sean M. Haffey/Getty Images Game 49 of 60 The Angels open a series against the Diamondbacks at home in Anaheim. Julio Teheran starts for the Halos, facing off against Madison Bumgarner, in his first career start against the Angels.
Photo by Lindsey Wasson/Getty Images Angels rookie out of lineup Tuesday after 0-for-20 skid For the first time in 12 games against a left-handed starting pitcher since his call-up, Jo Adell isn’t in the starting lineup for the Angels in Tuesday’s series opener against the Diamondbacks.
Photo by John McCoy/Getty Images Three-game series in Anaheim begins Tuesday night The Angels face long odds in making the postseason, but their schedule the next seven days features home games against teams with even worse records, so if there’s a week to make up ground, this is it.
Photo by Denis Poroy/Getty Images Get caught up on the latest around the league Angels links The Anaheim City Council is expected to approve a development deal for the Angel Stadium property within three weeks, but with a legal cloud hanging over the project.
Photo by Justin Edmonds/Getty Images Albert Pujols climbed a pair of all-time leaderboards last week, and helped the Angels to a 3-3 week. The Angels split their six games last week, dropping a series to the Rangers in Texas, but winning two of three at Coors Field.
Photo by Dustin Bradford/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images One legend on reaching another with 660 home runs In case you missed it on Sunday, Albert Pujols reached another milestone in his glorious career.