first_img Newsroom GuidelinesNews TipsContact UsReport an Error Viewing on a mobile device? Click here. Angels’ Shohei Ohtani spending downtime working in outfield Angels’ poor pitching spoils an Albert Pujols milestone Angels offense breaks out to split doubleheader with Astros Angels’ Mike Trout working on his defense, thanks to Twitter Related Articles PreviousLos Angeles Angelsl Mike Trout takes batting practice before a baseball game between the Oakland Athletics and the Angels in Oakland, Calif., Friday, July 24, 2020. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)Los Angeles Angels pitcher Andrew Heaney throws against the Oakland Athletics during the first inning of a baseball game in Oakland, Calif., Friday, July 24, 2020. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)Los Angeles Angels manager Joe Maddon, left, talks with this team before a baseball game against the Oakland Athletics in Oakland, Calif., Friday, July 24, 2020. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu) SoundThe gallery will resume insecondsLos Angeles Angels’ Justin Upton, center, kneels during the national anthem before a baseball game between the Oakland Athletics and the Angels in Oakland, Calif., Friday, July 24, 2020. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)Oakland Athletics designated hitter Khris Davis (2) raieses his fist during the national anthem before a baseball game between the Athletics and the Los Angeles Angels in Oakland, Calif., Friday, July 24, 2020. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)Los Angeles Angels’ Brian Goodwin, center left, raises his fist while kneeling with Andrelton Simmons, center, and Justin Upton, right, during the national anthem before a baseball game between the Oakland Athletics and the Angels in Oakland, Calif., Friday, July 24, 2020. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)Oakland Athletics’ Tony Kemp, right, wears a shirt that reads “Black Lives Matter” as he waits to take batting practice before a baseball game between the Athletics and the Los Angeles Angels in Oakland, Calif., Friday, July 24, 2020. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)Oakland Athletics pitcher Frankie Montas (47) throws against the Los Angeles Angels during the first inning of a baseball game in Oakland, Calif., Friday, July 24, 2020. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)Los Angeles Angels’ Andrelton Simmons, from left, Albert Pujols, Tommy La Stella, Justin Upton, Shohei Ohtani, Mike Trout, David Fletcher and manager Joe Maddon hold a black ribbon in honor of the Black Lives Matter movement with teammates and the Oakland Athletics before baseball game between the Athletics and the Angels in Oakland, Calif., Friday, July 24, 2020. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)Los Angeles Angels’ Shohei Ohtani singles against the Oakland Athletics during the first inning of a baseball game in Oakland, Calif., Friday, July 24, 2020. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)Players and coaches from the Oakland Athletics and the Los Angeles Angels hold a black ribbon in honor of the Black Lives Matter movement before the teams played a baseball game in Oakland, Calif., Friday, July 24, 2020. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)Los Angeles Angels right fielder Brian Goodwin (18) collides with second baseman Tommy La Stella after catching Oakland Athletics’ Chad Pinder’s fly out during the second inning of a baseball game in Oakland, Calif., Friday, July 24, 2020. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)The Oakland Athletics play the Los Angeles Angels at Oakland Coliseum during the third inning of a baseball game in Oakland, Calif., Friday, July 24, 2020. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)Oakland Athletics catcher Sean Murphy, right, tags out Los Angeles Angels’ Jason Castro at home during the fourth inning of a baseball game in Oakland, Calif., Friday, July 24, 2020. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)Los Angeles Angels manager Joe Maddon, left, talks to his team during the first inning of a baseball game against the Oakland Athletics in Oakland, Calif., Friday, July 24, 2020. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)Oakland Athletics’ Tony Kemp, right, wears a shirt that reads “Black Lives Matter” as he waits to take batting practice before a baseball game between the Athletics and the Los Angeles Angels in Oakland, Calif., Friday, July 24, 2020. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)Various cardboard cutouts placed in seats at Oakland Coliseum are shown behind a “Black Lives Matter” sign before a baseball game between the Oakland Athletics and the Los Angeles Angels in Oakland, Calif., Friday, July 24, 2020. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)Cardboard cutouts of a vendor, fans and former Oakland Athletics players are placed in seats at Oakland Coliseum before a baseball game between the Athletics and the Los Angeles Angels in Oakland, Calif., Friday, July 24, 2020. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)Los Angeles Angels’ Justin Upton, right, wears a shirt that reads “Black Lives Matter” as he walks with Andrelton Simmons before their team’s baseball game against the Oakland Athletics in Oakland, Calif., Friday, July 24, 2020. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)Los Angeles Angels’ Brian Goodwin wears a shirt that reads “Black Lives Matter” before his team’s baseball game against the Oakland Athletics in Oakland, Calif., Friday, July 24, 2020. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)Los Angeles Angels’ Shohei Ohtani, center, and Andrelton Simmons, top left, warm up between teammates wearing “Black Lives Matter” shirts before a baseball game against the Oakland Athletics in Oakland, Calif., Friday, July 24, 2020. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)Los Angeles Angels’ Shohei Ohtani, center, gestures during warm ups before a baseball game between the Oakland Athletics and the Angels in Oakland, Calif., Friday, July 24, 2020. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)Los Angeles Angels’ Shohei Ohtani, left, throws during warm ups before a baseball game between the Oakland Athletics and the Angels in Oakland, Calif., Friday, July 24, 2020. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)Oakland Athletics’ Khris Davis, left, and teammates wear shirts that read “Black Lives Matter” before a baseball game against the Los Angeles Angels in Oakland, Calif., Friday, July 24, 2020. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)Los Angeles Angelsl Mike Trout takes batting practice before a baseball game between the Oakland Athletics and the Angels in Oakland, Calif., Friday, July 24, 2020. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)Los Angeles Angels pitcher Andrew Heaney throws against the Oakland Athletics during the first inning of a baseball game in Oakland, Calif., Friday, July 24, 2020. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)NextShow Caption1 of 24Los Angeles Angels pitcher Andrew Heaney throws against the Oakland Athletics during the first inning of a baseball game in Oakland, Calif., Friday, July 24, 2020. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)ExpandThe wait is over and the Angels will begin the season after a four month delay.Mike Trout and Shohei Ohtani remain the core pieces on the Angels with new faces around him including Joe Maddon, who signed a 3-year deal in October, and third baseman Anthony Rendon.While Rendon helps bloster the roster, his debut for the team remains uncertain because of a oblique tightness and is expected to miss the opener against the Athletics in Oakland.He was not listed on the team’s starting lineup as of 4 pm Friday. Jose Suarez’s rocky start sinks Angels in loss to Astros last_img