It’s crazy to believe, but it’s now been 12 years since Vladimir Guerrero recorded his 2,000th career hit. For his career, Guerrero finished with 2,590 hits, with 1,034 of them coming during his tenure with the Angels.
A bonus “on this date” takes us all the way back to 1986. Trailing 6-1 entering the ninth inning, the Angels rallied off for six runs to come from behind and beat the Twins. George Hendrick, Ruppert Jones and Wally Joyner all hit two-run home runs in the top half of the inning. Donnie Moore took the mound in the bottom of the ninth and threw a 1-2-3 inning to secure the come-from-behind win for the Angels.
- Former Dodgers announcer Vin Scully is out of the hospital and is resting at home now
- Former pitcher Ron Gray is 85 and still bringing the heat!
- MLB official thought Rob Manfred would nix Angel Hernandez World Series assignment. A major league official testified he suggested Angel Hernandez be removed from consideration for the 2015 World Series because he did not think Commissioner Rob Manfred would approve the umpire to work baseball’s premier event.