Ohtani strikes out 10, but he gives up five runs in six innings, just the second time in his eight starts this season that he allowed more than two runs.
Ward, who hurt his shoulder on Friday night, has since been cleared to hit but he can’t play the outfield because he can’t throw. He says his arm strength is at 60% of the baseline from spring training, and it needs to be 80%.
The left-hander has lost to Texas in both of his starts since throwing a no-hitter two weeks ago.
Through Tuesday, Toronto was among the best teams in baseball at reducing expected batting average on balls in play with its infielders in a shift, a difference of .043. The Angels are not far behind, at .032.
Experts say they'd expect with time the city and the ball club will negotiate again ... the LA market would be hard to leave.
After two years of pandemic-induced weirdness, a more normal version of baseball is back (with less parity than ever).
They'll hear from other communities, but Anaheim – given an honest, transparent deal – remains the team's best option
When the Anaheim City Council on Tuesday night, May 25, voided a deal to sell Angels Stadium and the surrounding land to Angels owner Arte Moreno, Long Beach was ready to pitch its own concept again. Preliminary estimates in 2019 pegged the price of a new stadium at $900,000 to $1 billion.