Mets GM Sandy Alderson hears from Yulieski Gourriel's agent that he wants to sign "in the next week to two weeks." So, who are the prime suitors?
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Dan Szymborski presents the new and improved Future Ranks, looking at how each team sets up for the next five years, plus an MVP over the span and the year it has the best chance to win a title.
The clock is ticking for contending teams to improve and non-contenders to acquire future assets. Jim Bowden breaks down each team's objective.
Jose Altuve went 4-for-5 and scored four runs to help the Houston Astros beat the Los Angeles Angels 10-4 on Wednesday and complete the sweep of the three-game series.
Baseballs are leaving the yard at historic rates. What's causing the home run rise and is it good for baseball? David Schoenfield investigates.
Lineup: Angels (32-46) vs. Astros (41-37)
- 1. Johnny Giavotella, 2B (R)
- 2. Kole Calhoun, RF (L)
- 3. Mike Trout, CF (R)
- 4. Albert Pujols, DH (R)
- 5. Jefry Marte, 3B (R)
- 6. C.J. Cron, 1B (R)
- 7. Jett Bandy, C (R)
- 8. Andrelton Simmons, SS (R)
- 9. Shane Robinson, LF (R)
- SP: Jered Weaver, RHP Daily notes
Carlos Correa hit a three-run homer in the first inning, and the Houston Astros beat Tim Lincecum and the Los Angeles Angels 7-1 on Tuesday night for their ninth win in 10 games.
If rehab doesn't progress, Angels pitchers Garrett Richards and Andrew Heaney might be forced to have Tommy John surgery.
Smith to rep Angels at Futures Game
Left-hander Nate Smith will play for the United States team at this summer's All-Star Futures Game in San Diego. The 24-year-old ranked fourth among Keith Law's top Angels prospects this offseason.
Mike Trout did WHAT?!
You know, we don't get enough of Trout these days, David Schoenfield writes. Probably because the Angels are losing. But check out his home run, the location of Collin McHugh's pitch and the angle of his bat. Five things we learned Monday
Mike Trout is right on schedule
Trout's numbers after his home run on Monday were in line with where he's been on June 27 in 2015 and '14.
Selecting starting pitchers for the AL All-Star team won't be an easy task for manager Ned Yost with many of the league's top hurlers struggling.
Trout pulls one out of the dirt
Legend has it that when Mike Trout swings at the dirt, a baseball gets its wings.
Carlos Correa snapped a ninth-inning tie with a sacrifice fly, and Will Harris pitched out of a major jam moments later to preserve the Houston Astros' 4-2 victory over the Los Angeles Angels.
Angels drop to No. 26 in rankings
Despite dropping series to the Astros and the A's, Albert Pujols was a bright spot for the Angels this week: He passed Harmon Killebrew on the all-time home run list with his 574th homer, 11th-most in MLB history. Power Rankings
Mike Trout in line for All-Star start
In the AL's final ballot update, Trout holds a commanding lead (nearly 800,000 votes) among outfielders. No other Angels are among the top vote-getters at their postion. Voting ends June 30.
The move of George Springer to the leadoff spot has ignited the Astros
The Angels are listening to offers on Yunel Escobar, according to ESPN's Jerry Crasnick. The Mets and Giants are among teams reportedly interested.
Trout, Pujols fuel Angels victory
Mike Trout and Albert Pujols each went 3-for-5 in the Angels' 7-6 win on Sunday. It's only the fifth game in their five seasons together in which Trout and Pujols had at least three hits each, the Elias Sports Bureau reports. The Angels won all five of those games.
Trout adds to impressive HR total
Mike Trout's home run against the Athletics on Sunday was the 155th of his career. Only nine other players have had more homers before their 25th birthday in MLB history, per ESPN Stats & Info.
Jeffry Marte drove in Mike Trout with a game-ending sacrifice fly, and the Los Angeles Angels stopped a six-game losing streak with a 7-6 win against the Oakland Athletics on Sunday.
Angels @ Red Sox
Fenway Park - Fri 7/1