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Angels' Brandon Drury: Swats two homers in win
Drury went 3-for-4 with two homers, three RBI and three runs scored in Sunday's 7-3 win over the Athletics.
Drury opened things up with a first-inning home run and added on with a two-run shot to right center in the fifth. He finishes the 2023 campaign slashing .262/.306/.497 with 26 homers, 83 RBI, 61 runs and a 25:136 BB:K in 523 plate appearances. His home run and RBI totals trailed only Shohei Ohtani for the team lead despite Drury missing seven weeks due to injury. The 30-year-old signed a two-year deal with the Halos before the season, although it's possible the team ships him off to a contender with rumors swirling that a rebuild might be in the works.... See More ... See Less
Angels' Brandon Drury: Smacks homer in win
Drury went 3-for-4 with a three-run home run and an additional run scored in Tuesday's 9-3 win over the Rangers.
Drury put the Angels ahead 3-1 in the first inning, and they never looked back. The infielder has gone 13-for-35 (.371) with three homers and 10 RBI over his last eight games. For the season, he's at a .260/.304/.486 slash line with 24 long balls, 80 RBI, 57 runs scored, 28 doubles and three triples over 121 contests. He's been one of the Angels' most consistent hitters this year while seeing steady playing time around the infield.... See More ... See Less
Angels' Brandon Drury: Knocks in five runs in victory
Drury went 3-for-5 with two home runs and five RBI in an 8-3 win against the Rays on Wednesday.
Drury was responsible for the majority of Los Angeles' run production in the victory, knocking a three-run homer in the second inning and a two-run shot in the sixth. It was the third multi-homer performance of the campaign for the veteran infielder, who is up to 23 long balls and 75 RBI over 115 contests on the season. Drury had been struggling coming into Wednesday, slashing .164/.271/.377 over his first 16 contests in September.... See More ... See Less
Angels' Brandon Drury: Sitting Tuesday
Drury isn't in the Angels' lineup Tuesday against Seattle, Rhett Bollinger of MLB.com reports.
Drury will get a chance to regroup Tuesday after going just 2-for-21 with a homer and two RBI across his last five games. His absence will allow Eduardo Escobar to start at second base while batting fifth.... See More ... See Less
Angels' Brandon Drury: Hits key homer
Drury went 1-for-6 with a two-run home run in Monday's 8-5 extra-innings win over the Mariners.
Drury put the Angels ahead 5-3 in the 10th inning, though Julio Rodriguez answered a half-inning later. It's been a spotty start to September for Drury, who has gone 8-for-45 (.178) over 11 contests this month, though six of those hits have gone for extra bases. The infielder is at a .259/.300/.480 slash line with 21 long balls, 69 RBI, 52 runs scored, 24 doubles and three triples over 109 games.... See More ... See Less
Angels' Brandon Drury: Produces three hits in loss
Drury went 3-for-4 with a triple, a double and one run scored in Wednesday's 10-3 loss to the Orioles.
Drury has gone 14-for-49 (.286) over his last 12 contests while mainly playing at second base. He came up a home run shy of the cycle Wednesday. The 31-year-old infielder is at a .268/.309/.493 slash line with 20 homers, 67 RBI, 50 runs scored, 24 doubles and three triples through 104 contests this year as one of the bright spots in the Angels' lineup.... See More ... See Less
Angels' Brandon Drury: Nails 20th homer
Drury went 1-for-4 with a solo home run Monday in a loss to the Orioles.
Drury plated the final run of the contest, belting a solo shot to left-center field in the eighth inning. The long ball was his 20th of the campaign, marking the second straight season he's reached that number. Prior to last year, Drury hadn't hit more than 16 home runs in any of his seven big-league seasons.... See More ... See Less
Angels' Brandon Drury: Belts game-winning homer
Drury went 2-for-4 with a two-run home run, a walk, three total RBI and two total runs in Wednesday's 10-8 win over the Phillies.
Drury knocked in a run with a single in the first inning to put the Angels up 5-2. Philadelphia stormed back to carry a one-run lead into the ninth, but Los Angeles tied the score on a Luis Rengifo sacrifice fly before Drury put the team ahead with a two-run blast to right-center field off Craig Kimbrel. The long ball was the 19th of the campaign for Drury, the second-highest total of his career behind last season's 28. Over 23 games in August, Drury slashed .245/.258/.447 with five homers, 19 RBI and 11 runs.... See More ... See Less
Angels' Brandon Drury: Three hits in loss
Drury went 3-for-5 with two RBI and one run scored in Monday's 6-4 loss against Philadelphia.
Drury delivered three base hits Monday, including a two-run single in the fourth inning to give the Angels a short-lived 3-1 lead. Over his last eight games, the 31-year-old infielder is batting .324 (11-for-34) with three home runs, 11 RBI and five runs.... See More ... See Less
Angels' Brandon Drury: Sits for nightcap
Drury isn't in the Angels' lineup for the second game of Wednesday's doubleheader with the Reds, Erica Weston of Bally Sports West reports.
Drury went 0-for-5 and drove in a run during Game 1, snapping what had been a four-game hitting streak. He'll get a breather in the nightcap and be replaced by Luis Rengifo at second base.... See More ... See Less
Angels' Brandon Drury: Homers twice in doubleheader
Drury went 4-for-8 with two home runs, a walk, three total runs and four total RBI in Saturday's doubleheader split versus the Rays.
Drury knocked a big solo homer in Game 1 that provided what proved to be the decisive run, then belted a late three-run shot in a landslide loss in Game 2. The pair of long balls came on the heels of a poor start to August during which the infielder had slashed .192/.192/.308 with just one home run over 13 games. Drury is now up to 17 long balls on the season, three away from the second 20-homer campaign of his nine-year career.... See More ... See Less
Angels' Brandon Drury: Scores thrice, homers
Drury went 3-for-5 with a solo home run, a double and two additional runs scored in Tuesday's 7-5 victory over the Giants.
After starting 3-for-16 (.187) without scoring in his first four games since being activated off the 10-day IL, Drury collected a trio of hits and crossed the plate three times Tuesday. He also connected on his first long ball since returning for his 15th home run in 80 games. On the year, Drury is slashing .277/.320/.502 with 47 RBI and 39 runs scored.... See More ... See Less
Angels' Brandon Drury: Goes 1-for-4 in return
Drury (shoulder) went 1-for-4 in Friday's 9-7 loss to the Mariners.
Drury played the full game at second base after missing over a month with a shoulder injury. It was unclear what kind of playing time he would see upon his return, but with Zach Neto (back) going on the injured list, Drury has a chance to take over second base with Luis Rengifo moving to shortstop. Drury has had a productive season, slashing .276/.322/.497 with 14 home runs, 45 RBI, 36 runs scored, 17 doubles and two triples over 76 contests.... See More ... See Less
Angels' Brandon Drury: Activated, batting fifth Friday
Drury (shoulder) was activated from the 10-day injured list Friday, Sam Blum of The Athletic reports.
Angels manager Phil Nevin had indicated that Drury would remain on his minor-league rehab assignment through the weekend, but that was before the 30-year-old infielder connected for a long two-run homer at Triple-A Salt Lake on Thursday night. He is playing second base and batting fifth Friday against the Mariners following a month-long absence due to left shoulder inflammation.... See More ... See Less
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