Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim
It’s been a crazy couple of years for Andrew Heaney, who has risen through the Minor League ranks, been traded twice in a matter of hours this offseason and has struggled to find effectiveness at the big league level. But at 23 years old, the Angels’ new top prospect still has plenty of time to break into the rotation this season.
C.J. Wilson and two relievers combined on a one-hitter, and the Angels clinched the AL West about an hour after their 5-0 victory over Seattle on Wednesday night.
Mike Zunino’s two-run double keyed a four-run fifth, and the Mariners climbed within a game of the second AL wild-card spot by routing the AL West leaders 13-2 on Tuesday night.
The Angels became the first team in the majors to clinch a postseason berth on Monday night, with Matt Shoemaker pitching five-hit ball into the eighth inning of an 8-1 victory over Seattle.
Outfielder Stefen Romero has been recalled from Triple-A Tacoma and will join the Mariners for this weekend’s series against the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim.
Former Seattle Mariners outfielder and designated hitter Raul Ibanez has signed with the Kansas City Royals after being released by the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim last week.
Riding that fastball carrying a little more zip, Felix Hernandez took a shutout bid into the ninth inning as the Mariners beat the Los Angeles Angels 3-1 on Wednesday night.
Garrett Richards, who got the start for the Angels, allowed only one hit in seven innings of work.
Roenis Elias, the Mariners’ 25-year-old lefty who was pitching for Double-A Jackson in 2013, is looking to follow up his impressive Major League debut on Wednesday against the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim.
After a loud top of the first from the Angels’ offense, the Mariners came back to top the Halos 5-3.