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74-76, 4th in AL West

Alden Gonzalez ESPN Staff Writer 

The Angels will be giving this bobblehead away on Sept. 29, the final weekend of Mike Scioscia's 10-year contract. Hmm.

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How the Angels can convince Mike Trout to stay

Shohei Ohtani's status set off more "Is it time to trade Trout?" questions. The Halos aren't dealing the best player in baseball, but can they keep him beyond 2020?

Alden Gonzalez ESPN Staff Writer 

Shohei Ohtani since the start of August: .366 batting average, 15 extra-base hits, 7 stolen bases. Mike Scioscia pregame: "If he continues to do what he's doing, you're looking at the Rookie of the Year."

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Pujols aiming for 'as many games at 1B as I can'

The two-time Gold Glove Award winner said he will "try to play as many games at first base next year as I can" after undergoing season-ending surgery on his left knee two weeks ago.

Alden Gonzalez ESPN Staff Writer 

Albert Pujols, who had season-ending surgery on his left knee a couple weeks ago, said he is "going to try to play as many games at first base next year as I can. And I think I can do that." Shohei Ohtani will probably only DH, so, he needs to.

Alden Gonzalez ESPN Staff Writer 

Shohei Ohtani and Angels GM Billy Eppler will speak after batting practice today. No decision has been made — or, at least, announced — regarding Tommy John surgery.

Alden Gonzalez ESPN Staff Writer 

Mike Trout, 5-for-5 with two home runs tonight, has now produced 8.5 Wins Above Replacement, barely trailing Mookie Betts (8.8) for the major league lead. He would be a legitimate MVP candidate if the Angels had a chance. Instead, he'll probably finish second for the fourth time.

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Shohei Ohtani homers again, Angels beat White Sox 5-2

Two-way star Shohei Ohtani homered for the third straight game after learning he will probably need Tommy John surgery, launching a three-run shot to cap the Los Angeles Angels' four-run third inning in a 5-2 victory over the Chicago White Sox on...

Alden Gonzalez ESPN Staff Writer 

Shohei Ohtani, who told reporters today he will continue to hit through the season and make a decision on Tommy John surgery later, has four home runs in his last eight at-bats. This is a small glimpse as to the type of hitter he can be if he doesn't have to worry about pitching. But he's also a Cy Young-caliber pitcher if he doesn't have to worry about hitting. And he showed this year that he might be able to be both at the same time. Amazing.

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Ohtani plans to stay at DH; undecided on TJ

Angels two-way star Shohei Ohtani says he hasn't decided yet whether to have Tommy John surgery but that he plans to finish this season as the designated hitter and hopes to return as a DH next season.

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BBTN: Angels' Decisions, Martinez's Chance At History, NL MOY Race

Before hearing from Yankees OF Andrew McCutchen (51:53), Buster & Karl Ravech discuss the Angels' Mike Trout conundrum, the NL Central race, J.D. Martinez's shot at history & more (:22). Plus, Jessica Mendoza on Alex Bregman's sweet swing and who'd get her vote for NL Manager of the Year (33:22).

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Team Stats

  • Pitching
  • Batting
Earned Run Average3.9714th
Quality Starts76Tied-13th
WHIP1.3016th
BAA.24715th
Runs672Tied-14th
Batting Average.24619th
On Base Percentage.31617th
Slugging Percentage.41611th