Bard has retired 23 straight batters and owns a 1.93 ERA over 14 innings in September.
Bard compiled a 5.29 ERA and 1.35 WHIP in 23 appearances prior to September but has been much more effective since returning to the big club on the first day of roster expansion, allowing only three earned runs in 14 frames while posting a 13:1 K:BB. His success down the stretch in an expanded role -- he leads all Angels relievers in innings during September -- could put the 28-year-old could in line for a prominent bullpen spot for the Halos next season.
Bard will serve as the opener Thursday at Oakland, Jeff Fletcher of The Orange County Register reports.
Bard has a 5.09 ERA, 1.33 WHIP and 26:11 K:BB through 35.1 innings for the Angels, and it will his third time opening a game this season. Jose Suarez is scheduled to follow as the primary pitcher.
The Angels recalled Bard from Triple-A Salt Lake ahead of Sunday's 4-3 loss to the Red Sox. He covered 1.1 scoreless innings in relief, giving up one hit and striking out a batter.
Bard had delivered a 5.29 ERA and 1.35 WHIP in 23 appearances with the Angels prior to rejoining the big club Sunday as one of its seven September callups. Though he acquitted himself well in his first appearance back with the Angels, Bard isn't expected to seize a meaningful role in the bullpen down the stretch.
Bard was optioned to Triple-A Salt Lake following Game 2 of Tuesday's doubleheader against the Rangers.
Bard served as the 26th man for the twin bill and covered 2.1 scoreless frames during the nightcap. The 28-year-old has a 5.29 ERA, 1.35 WHIP and 25:11 K:BB over 34 major-league innings this season.
The Angels recalled Bard from Triple-A Salt Lake ahead of Tuesday's doubleheader with the Rangers.
Bard has been designated as the Angels' 26th man for the twin bill, but he could stick around with the big club over Jaime Barria, who was also recalled from Triple-A to take the hill for the second game of the doubleheader in what may only amount to a spot start. For however long he's up with the big club, Bard likely won't see much usage in high-leverage spots. He's given up runs in all but one of his last seven relief appearances with the Angels and owns a 5.68 ERA across 31.2 innings this season.
Bard (triceps) was activated from the 10-day injured list Friday and optioned to Triple-A Salt Lake.
Bard has been given the green light to return from the IL, though he'll head to the minor leagues for now. He's appeared in 22 games this season for Los Angeles, accruing a 5.68 ERA and 1.39 WHIP with a 25:10 K:BB over 31.2 frames.
Bard (triceps) is expected to be activated in the next day or two, Jeff Fletcher of the Orange County Register reports.
Bard was hit by a line drive Aug. 4 and subsequently placed on the 10-day injured list. In 22 games with the Angels this season, he has compiled a 5.68 ERA and 1.39 WHIP over 31.2 innings.
Bard was placed on the injured list Monday with a right triceps contusion.
Bard suffered the injury after being struck by a liner during Sunday's 6-2 loss to the Indians and will miss at least 10 days as a result. Patrick Sandoval was summoned from the minors to take his spot on the roster.
Bard was removed from Sunday's 6-2 loss to the Indians in the fifth inning after being struck by a 102 mile-per-hour Carlos Santana comebacker. He was diagnosed with a right triceps contusion after being evaluated by team trainers.
Per Jeff Fletcher of The Orange County Register, Bard said after the contest that he felt OK and expects to avoid a trip to the injured list. Bard, who had been recalled from Triple-A Salt Lake earlier in the day, was charged with an earned run after reliever JC Ramirez allowed Santana to score later in the fifth.
The Angels recalled Bard from Triple-A Salt Lake ahead of Sunday's game against the Indians, Jeff Fletcher of The Orange County Register reports.
Bard was one of three players recalled from Triple-A after the Angels placed all of Griffin Canning (elbow), Felix Pena (knee) and Andrelton Simmons (ankle) on the 10-day injured list. The 28-year-old righty will likely fill a low-leverage role out of the Los Angeles bullpen after posting a 5.46 ERA and 1.37 WHIP in 31.1 innings across his 21 appearances with the club earlier this season.
Bard was optioned to Triple-A Salt Lake on Monday.
Bard will head back to the minors after spending just one day with the big club. He tossed 2.1 scoreless innings against the Orioles on Sunday, lowering his ERA on the season to 5.46. In a corresponding move, Adam McCreery was summoned from the minors.
The Angels recalled Bard from Triple-A Salt Lake on Sunday.
Los Angeles will swap Bard out for another reliever in Jose Rodriguez, who was optioned to Salt Lake. Bard has previously made 20 appearances out of the Angels bullpen this season, posting a 5.90 ERA and 1.38 WHIP across 29 innings.
Bard was optioned to Triple-A Salt Lake on Thursday.
Bard struggled during his latest big-league stint, allowing three runs over 2.2 innings Wednesday against Houston. Jake Jewell was promoted from Triple-A in a corresponding move.
Bard was recalled from Triple-A Salt Lake on Wednesday.
Bard has made 19 appearances for the Angels this season, compiling a 5.47 ERA, 1.37 WHIP and 24:8 K:BB across 26.1 innings. He figures to fill a middle-relief role during his time with the big club. Justin Bour was optioned to Salt Lake in a corresponding move.
Bard was optioned to Triple-A Salt Lake on Saturday, Maria Torres of the Los Angeles Times reports.
Bard joined the Angels on June 21 and allowed six runs over five innings. The 28-year-old had a 2.66 ERA, 1.13 WHIP and 21:6 K:BB across his first 15 outings this season, but he's scuffled with 10 runs given up in his last four appearances.
Bard was recalled from Triple-A Salt Lake prior to Friday's game against the Cardinals, Maria Torres of the Los Angeles Times reports.
Bard has posted a 4.22 ERA with 21 strikeouts across 21.1 innings this season in the big leagues. He'll get another shot out of the bullpen, while Jose Suarez and Taylor Cole were both optioned to Triple-A in corresponding moves.
Bard was optioned to Triple-A Salt Lake on Saturday.
Bard owns a respectable 4.22 ERA in 21.1 innings for the Angels this season but has allowed six runs in his last three appearances. Luis Garcia (back) returned from the injured list in a corresponding move.
Bard is slated to serve as the Angels' opening pitcher for Thursday's game against the Tigers, Jason Beck of MLB.com reports.
Manager Brad Ausmus has regularly been using Felix Pena as a primary pitcher rather than a traditional starter of late and will follow that plan again Thursday with the right-hander's turn in the pitching schedule coming up in the series finale. Bard, who owns a 2.35 ERA and 19:5 K:BB in 15.1 innings this season, is only expected to cover an inning or two before giving way to Pena.
Bard will serve as the opener for Wednesday's game against the Blue Jays, Fabian Ardaya of The Athletic reports.
Bard will get the ball first for the Angels, though he likely won't be asked to pitch more than two innings before giving way to Felix Pena. The 28-year-old owns a 3.38 ERA, 1.13 WHIP and 12:3 K:BB through seven appearances (10.2 innings) this season.
Bard was recalled from Triple-A Salt Lake on Friday, Jeff Fletcher of The Orange County Registerreports.
Bard is back after just three days, replacing Cody Allen, who was placed on the 10-day injured list in a corresponding move. Bard has a 4.15 ERA in 8.2 major-league innings this season.
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