Angel Stadium of Anaheim, Anaheim

(Short) Week of April 1-4, 2021

Four-Game Series at Anaheim Angels

Angels take series 3-1

Thursday, April 1 at 9:05 pm CDT
Angel Stadium – Opening Day
Lucas Giolito, RHP vs.
Angels / Dylan Bundy, RHP

L, 4-3, 0-1 (.000), L1 | LP: Aaron Bummer (0-1) | Game 1

First lineup in MLB history to have three batters with first names beginning with “Y”Yoan Moncanda, Yermín Mercedes, and Yasmani Grandal. Watch game highlights from

Friday, April 2 at 8:38 pm CDT
Angel Stadium of Anaheim
Dallas Keuchel, LHP vs.
Angels / Andrew Heaney, LHP

W, 12-8, 1-1 (.500), W1 | WP: Michael Kopech (1-0) | S: Liam Hendriks (1) | Game 2

José Abreu Grand Slam. Rookie Yermín Mercedes went 5-5, making him just the second player in the modern era (since 1901) to get five hits in his first career start. The first was left-handed batter, Cecil Travis, who went 5-7 for the Washington Senators in 1933. Watch game highlights from

Saturday, April 3 at 8:07 pm CDT
Angel Stadium of Anaheim
Lance Lynn, RHP vs.
Angels / Alex Cobb, RHP

L, 5-3, 1-2 (.333), L1 | LP: Evan Marshall (0-1) | Game 3

In his first three at-bats, rookie Yermín Mercedes extended his hitting streak to 8, setting the record for the most consecutive hits to start a season in the modern era (since 1901). The overall record for consecutive hits is 12. Watch game highlights from

Sunday, April 4 at 7:37 pm CDT
Angel Stadium – Sunday Night Baseball
Dylan Cease, RHP vs.
Angels / Shohei Ohtani, RHP

L, 7-4, 1-3 (.250), L2 | LP: José Ruiz (0-1) | Game 4

Sox score on a wild pitch, a passed ball, and two errors. Angels manager, Joe Maddon made Shohei Ohtani the first pitcher to bat second in a lineup since Jack Dunleavy did so for the St. Louis Cardinals on Sept. 7, 1903, and just the third pitcher (first Angel) to hit for himself in an American League ballpark since the designated hitter was established in 1973. Watch game highlights from

Injury Tim Anderson leaves game in the 1st

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