Tag Archives: AL West

New Faces Make the AL West Interesting

As Opening Day of Major League Baseball inches closer, we take a look at the intriguing AL West division. The AL West will provide one of the more interesting contests this season with many changes made this offseason. While most will automatically pencil in the Astros to take the division, …

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Two-way star Shohei Ohtani makes MLB history

The Angels fell 5-1 to the Houston Astros in Tuesday night’s matchup. But the disappointing results cast no shadow on Shohei Ohtani’s ridiculous display in a historical game. The international superstar has emerged as one of the league’s most interesting starting pitchers and is taking Major League Baseball by storm. …

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Angels are retooled and hopeful heading into 2020 season

Los Angeles Angels' Mike Trout, left, and Shohei Ohtani watch batting practice during spring training baseball practice, Monday, Feb. 17, 2020, in Tempe, Ariz. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings)

Mike Trout. Anthony Rendon. Shohei Ohtani. The Los Angeles Angels are not lacking star power. They have perhaps the best player ever leading their team, along with one of the best third basemen in the MLB and a new-age Babe Ruth. Yes. pic.twitter.com/ZJI2yqprot — Los Angeles Angels (@Angels) February 19, …

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Astros Clinch AL West

The Houston Astros earned the American League West division title for a third consecutive season and their ninth title overall. This is their longest winning streak since 1997-99.  The Astros secured the title after defeating the Los Angeles Angels 13-5 Sunday night. https://twitter.com/astros/status/1175888351909441538 The Astros now have a 102-54 record, …

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Rays Ace Charlie Morton Struggles in Return to Houston

Tampa Bay Rays’ starting pitcher Charlie Morton returned to Houston for the first time since signing with the Rays in December. Although welcomed warmly by the fans, his former teammates weren’t so gracious. A Champion Returns Home The 35-year-old righty called Houston home for two full seasons. His most memorable …

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MLB Pennant Races As Close As Ever

With only a little over a week left in the MLB regular season, the playoff picture is still a little fuzzy. Only the Cleveland Indians have clinched their division, and the Boston Red Sox have clinched a playoff spot. American League The AL East is pretty much decided with the …

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MLB Pennant Races Heat Up

With the MLB postseason just over two weeks away, some of the league’s pennant races are closer now than ever before. NL Central The tightest battle for the pennant around the league is in the NL Central. As it stands now, the Chicago Cubs hold a one game lead over the Milwaukee …

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