Morning news and notes for, Thursday, April 28, 2022
Guardians 5 – Angels 9
I fell asleep with the Guardians down 9-2, woke up just in time to see the Hamster hit his second two-run homer, and then fell right back to sleep. It looks like I didn’t miss anything new: The Angels have locked in all phases of its offense together and the Guardians look like an overmatched team that has lost six in a row and is in danger of being out of the race before the race has even started.
Cleveland Guardians news
Cleveland Guardians’ losing streak reaches six with 9-5 defeat against LA Angels – cleveland.com
Grand slam by Jared Walsh in second inning sends skidding Cleveland its sixth straight loss.
Ramirez Homers Twice, But Guardians Drop Sixth Straight Game – Sports Illustrated Cleveland Guardians News, Analysis and More
Cleveland is still winless on the road trip, which continues late tomorrow afternoon against the Angels.
Moving Franmil Reyes out of the cleanup spot aims to protect José Ramírez: Guardians takeaways – cleveland.com
Terry Francona said moving the slumping Reyes to sixth in Cleveland’s lineup was mostly about helping José Ramírez see better pitches to hit.
Shohei Ohtani does it two ways again, Angels thump Guardians behind a bunt and blast
Taylor Ward hit a grand slam to back up Shohei Ohtani’s pitching, but it’s a bunt single by Tyler Wade that shows the Angels’ attention to detail in 9-5 win.
Around the league
- The Mets and Cardinals keep throwing at each other.
- Byron Buxton – best player in baseball right now?
- Trevor Bauer files lawsuit against accuser (contains graphic information).
- Yankees letter reveals past fines for sign stealing -2.
- Jon Jay officially retires.