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Angels Weekly: Ohtani Mania hits Week 2

A recap of Shohei Ohtani’s historic week at the plate and on the mound, plus Angels hitting coach Eric Hinske talks about what it’s like working with Shohei the batter, and Ohtani also talks about taking in a Ducks game, as the Halo’s neighbors start another run toward the Stanley Cup.

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Stratton shuts down Padres on 1 hit in Giants’ 7-0 win

SAN DIEGO (AP) Chris Stratton is the San Francisco Giants‘ de facto No. 1 starter because of injuries, and boy did he pitch like it Thursday night. Stratton and reliever Derek Law combined on a one-hitter in shutting down the San Diego Padres 7-0. Stratton allowed San Diego’s only hit, a one-out single in the third inning by pitcher Clayton ...

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Stratton dominates Friars as Giants win 7-0

SAN DIEGO — Chris Stratton and reliever Derek Law combined on a one-hitter, and Hunter Pence’s broken-bat, two-run bloop single highlighted a three-run first inning that sent the San Francisco Giants to a 7-0 victory over the San Diego Padres on Thursday night. Stratton (1-1) kept the Padres mostly off the bases through seven innings. He allowed their only hit, ...

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Rangers’ Andrus breaks elbow after getting hit vs Angels

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Texas Rangers shortstop Elvis Andrus broke his right elbow Wednesday night when he was hit by a pitch in the ninth inning of the team’s fourth straight loss. Andrus, the 29-year-old in his 10th season as the Rangers starting shortstop, is likely headed to the disabled list for the first time in his career. Dr. Keith ...

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Thursday Preview: Padres look to continue success against Giants

SAN DIEGO — The San Francisco Giants owned the San Diego Padres through the first half of the 2016 season. San Francisco beat the Padres nine straight times before the All-Star break. Since then, however, the tables have turned. The Padres are 20-9 against San Francisco over the last 1 1/2 seasons. Their 12-7 advantage over the Giants in 2017 ...

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Cardinals place Tuivailala on DL, recall Mayers from Memphis

ST. LOUIS — The St. Louis Cardinals shuffled a couple of relief pitchers Thursday, recalling right-hander Mike Mayers from Triple-A Memphis to replace right-hander Sam Tuivailala, who was placed on the 10-day disabled list with a left knee strain. Tuivailala’s move was retroactive to April 10. He joins pitchers Brett Cecil, Luke Gregerson, Alex Reyes and Ryan Sherriff on the ...

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