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2017 Schedule
76-78, 2nd in AL West
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Crowded leaderboard for Saturday's homers

Khris Davis barely clipped Daniel Murphy for the longest bomb in MLB Saturday. Evan Gattis and Justin Upton weren't far behind, while Giancarlo Stanton's 57th of the year landed at No. 5.

Gattis crushes 3-run homer in Astros' win (0:22)
Astros blank Angels (1:02)

Verlander, Gurriel lift Astros over Angels 3-0

Justin Verlander pitched one-hit ball over seven innings to remain perfect with Houston and Yuli Gurriel hit a three-run homer to propel the Astros to a 3-0 win over the Los Angeles Angels on Friday night.

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Twins stabilize wild-card chances

The Twins righted the ship on Thursday with a 12-1 win over the Tigers, as their chance at earning the second wild-card berth jumped with nine games remaining. The Rangers stayed alive with a victory, while the Angels' chances took a big hit with a loss to the Indians.

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2dJeff Sullivan

How to fix the Angels' biggest problem

Garrett Richards is back in action, so he gives the Angels someone to dream on at least. But perhaps the best solution to L.A.'s starting pitching woes lies in its bullpen.

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2dDavid Schoenfield

Real or not? Wild-card loser of the night

The Angels lost 4-1 to the Indians in an afternoon game, and then the Twins pounded the hapless Tigers 12-1. To make matters worse for the Halos, the Rangers also won to tie them in the standings.

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Rangers back in the hunt?

The Twins' chances for the second wild-card spot went down slightly after being swept by the Yankees. Combined with a loss by the Angels, the door is now open for the Rangers, who saw their chances nearly double. The Royals aren't out of it just yet either.

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Aguilar takes home honor of longest HR

The Brewers' Jesus Aguilar bested the Braves' Freddie Freeman by one foot for the longest home run on Wednesday at 437 feet. Gary Sanchez wasn't far behind with a 432-foot blast.

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Hall-of-Famer Rod Carew catches up with Tito Francona. Carew, who survived a massive heart attack in 2015 and received a heart transplant, wanted to check up on Francona, who underwent a cardiac procedure for an irregular heartbeat in early July.

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Martín Maldonado sporting a "Pray 4" on his Team Puerto Rico hat during stretch today. Maldonado hasn't been able to speak to any of his family members back home in Puerto Rico since it got devastated by Hurricane Maria.

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Red-hot Indians stand in Angels' way

L.A. has a chance to catch Minnesota for the AL's final wild-card spot, but beating Cleveland is far easier said than done. The Indians have won three straight since their 22-game win streak was broken, posting the best 26-game stretch in AL history, per the Elias Sports Bureau.

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Can the Twins hold off the Angels?

The Yankees are all but locked into a wild-card spot, while the Twins have a significant advantage over the Angels despite losing four of five. The Rangers' two-game win streak is probably too little, too late, while losing streaks by the Mariners (four games) and Royals (three) have just about sunk them.

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Tuesday's longest home runs

It was a tight race at the top, with Kyle Schwarber's laser to right-center narrowly edging out Hunter Pence and Justin Upton. Oakland's Matt Chapman and Tampa Bay's Brad Miller round out the group.

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Upton HR bounces in can, but no $1M payoff

Justin Upton's 444-foot homer Tuesday night landed inside the oversized paint can behind left-center field, but the Angels said it would not count for the $1 million promotion because it did not land on the fly.


Indians roll on, beat Angels 6-3 for 25th win in 26 games

Jay Bruce had a triple and a double among his three hits, Austin Jackson singled four times and the incredible Cleveland Indians rolled on by beating the Los Angeles Angels 6-3 Tuesday night for their 25th victory in 26 games.

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Tribe, Halos bullpens among best in majors

The Indians' bullpen remains top dog, but the Angels' relievers are quietly having a good year, posting the fifth-lowest ERA in the majors.

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Top numbers for Trout

Mike Trout has finished first or second in MVP voting in each of his five full seasons. This year, he's putting up the best season of his career.

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High pitches yield big results for Simmons

Andrelton Simmons is doing his damage on pitches up in the zone, which he's hunting this year.

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A wild fight to the finish

The AL wild-card race takes center stage Tuesday as the top three teams are all in action on ESPN (Twins at Yankees, 7 p.m. ET; Indians at Angels, 10 p.m. ET). The Yankees have a five-game lead over the Twins and are a heavy favorite to make the playoffs. Meanwhile, the Angels need all the wins they can get.

Team Stats

  • Batting
  • Pitching
Batting Average.24327th
On Base Percentage.31623rd
Slugging Percentage.39627th
Earned Run Average4.1912th
Quality Starts59Tied-24th