Even Wander Franco's arrival couldn't keep the Rays on top. Which West team took their place?
— By the time the San Francisco Giants got back to the clubhouse from a 13-inning marathon against the Los Angeles Angels, they were looking at starting pitcher Kevin Gausman a bit funny.
— Anthony DeSclafani and the San Francisco Giants aren't showing any signs of slowing down.
Starling Marte to the Yankees? Max Scherzer to the Rays? We map out a July blueprint for every GM to follow.
— Shohei Ohtani got four hits in the past three games against the Tigers. All four were homers, including a two-run shot in the fifth inning Sunday that put him tied atop the majors with 23 this season.
Alden Gonzalez ESPN Staff Writer
Shohei Ohtani has a 1.141 OPS since Mike Trout went down on May 17, topped by only Vladimir Guerrero Jr., Fernando Tatis Jr. and Carlos Correa. The Angels have won 11 of their last 15 and sit a game over .500, and Ohtani is the biggest reason they've stayed afloat.
— Shohei Ohtani's amazing first three months of the season shows no signs of slowing down.
— Shohei Ohtani celebrated his appointment to next month's All-Star Home Run Derby in fitting style, connecting twice during the Los Angeles Angels' 11-3 win over the Detroit Tigers on Friday night.
The Angels' two-way star is headed to the Home Run Derby. Here's our running list of his five best moments, both at the plate and on the mound.
Angels two-way sensation Shohei Ohtani announced Friday that he will participate in next month's Home Run Derby, becoming the first player to commit to the event.
We project who every team is targeting in next month's first round as the College World Series begins.
— Shohei Ohtani hadn't pitched in front of a full, rowdy crowd at Angel Stadium since he was a major league rookie three years ago, and he had missed the feeling.
The two best teams in baseball saw important players hit the IL. Here's how that impacted our Week 11 list.
— Ramón Laureano hit a home run and made a homer-robbing catch in his return from the injured list, and the Oakland Athletics rallied past the Los Angeles Angels 8-4 Wednesday for their sixth straight win.
— Frankie Montas induced Shohei Ohtani’s inning-ending double play in the third, then struck out the two-way star with three splitters low in the zone to finish the fifth.
— Sean Murphy hit a two-run homer, Mitch Moreland had a two-run single and the Oakland Athletics held off the Los Angeles Angels 8-5 on Monday night.
Angels manager Joe Maddon, who has made it a point to ease most of Shohei Ohtani's prior restrictions this season, said Monday he wouldn't be against the possibility of his superstar both hitting and pitching in the All-Star Game.
We separate the contenders from the also-rans and break down the biggest holes to fill -- and which players could fill them.
— Patrick Sandoval is turning into a pretty good pitcher for the Los Angeles Angels. He's also become a ringer at a fairly mundane task: Picking up the pregame lineup card, walking it to home plate and handing it to the umpires.
— It took a while, but the Los Angeles Angels are back at .500.
Hunter Strickland is switching teams again, as the Milwaukee Brewers acquired the reliever from the Los Angeles Angels for cash on Saturday.