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Yankees, Angels Wrap Up Series Sweeps

With Dodgers in NLCS, only Philly-Colorado remains up in the air

(Newser) - The Yankees wrapped up a sweep of the Twins tonight in Minneapolis, getting homers from Jorge Posada and suddenly clutch Alex Rodriguez in a 6-1 win. They advance to face the Angels, who mounted an unlikely ninth-inning comeback this afternoon, scoring off Red Sox closer Jonathan Papelbon three times and... More »

Angels' Saunders Remains Undefeated

(Newser) - Gary Matthews Jr. and Torii Hunter homered in the first inning and Los Angeles beat the Baltimore Orioles 6-5 yesterday despite a poor outing by still-unbeaten Joe Saunders. Saunders (6-0) threw 85 pitches over five innings in the shortest of his seven starts. The left-hander allowed four runs and a... More »

Hunter, Aybar Lead Angels Past Tigers

Jered Weaver posts first win in four starts with six-plus solid innings

(Newser) - Torii Hunter hit an RBI triple in the fourth inning and added a two-run double in a four-run sixth to help chase Justin Verlander, lifting the Los Angeles Angels to a 6-2 win over the Tigers on Sunday. Erick Aybar also drove in three runs, helping the Angels win the... More »

Hunter's Slam Wins It for Angels

Blast off Indians' closer Borowski is his second in two innings

(Newser) - Torii Hunter hit a grand slam with one out in the ninth inning after Cleveland scored three runs in the top half off closer Francisco Rodriguez, lifting the Los Angeles Angels to a 6-4 win over the Indians on Monday night. Jhonny Peralta doubled home the go-ahead run off Rodriguez... More »

Weaver Outduels Millwood to Beat Rangers

Angels right-hander throws seven shutout innings in win

(Newser) - Jered Weaver pitched seven scoreless innings, Torii Hunter and Howie Kendrick had run-scoring hits and the Los Angeles Angels beat the Texas Rangers 2-1 last night. Weaver (1-1) allowed three hits, walked none and struck out six after losing at Minnesota in the first opening-day assignment of his career. Weaver... More »

Hunter Homers as Angels Top Twins 5-4

Former Minnesota star hurts old team

(Newser) - Torii Hunter gave Twins fans something to remember him by. In the final game of an emotional return to the Metrodome, Hunter homered leading off the seventh inning to back a strong start from Ervin Santana and help the Los Angeles Angels beat Minnesota 5-4 on Thursday. Prior to his... More »

Twins Win in Hunter's Return to Minnesota

Elsewhere, Rays get win at Baltimore while Mariners top Rangers

(Newser) - New Twins centerfielder Carlos Gomez proved up to the challenge of replacing Torii Hunter on this day, getting two hits, stealing two bases, and scoring twice to spark Minnesota to a 3-2 win over Los Angeles. Livan Hernandez mixed his pitches well, scattering seven hits and two runs over seven... More »

Angels Win Torii Sweepstakes

Other teams shocked by LA of A's sudden deal for Twins CF

(Newser) - Shocking other teams seeking the seven-time Gold Glover, the Los Angeles Angels nabbed free agent center fielder Torii Hunter with a five-year, $90 million deal, despite already having an excellent—and expensive—center fielder in Gary Matthews, Jr. The move is the second unconventional one of the week for LA's... More »

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