Ward was optioned to Triple-A Salt Lake on Thursday.
Ward had been out of the lineup in two of the last five games, but he was still relatively effective and went 5-for-11 with a home run, two doubles, three RBI and three runs across his last four appearances. He'll return to the minors after Justin Upton (back) was reinstated from the injured list Thursday, and Adam Eaton could see increased playing time in right field going forward.
Ward isn't starting Monday's game against the Athletics.
Ward went 4-for-7 with a home run, two doubles, three runs and three RBI across the last two games, and he'll get a breather for Monday's series opener. Phil Gosselin will start in left field while Adam Eaton serves as the starting right fielder.
Ward went 3-for-4 with a home run, a double, three RBI and two runs scored in Saturday's 9-4 win over the Mariners.
Ward took Yusei Kikuchi deep in the fifth inning to extend the Angels' lead. In addition, he doubled in the third frame and scored after a single in the eighth. It was a big game for Ward after having just four hits in July prior to Saturday. The 27-year-old is slashing .239/.320/.426 with eight home runs, 31 RBI and 30 runs in 223 plate appearances.
Ward isn't starting Friday's game against the Mariners, Jeff Fletcher of The Orange County Register reports.
Ward started in each of the five games leading up to the All-Star break and went 1-for-19 with two runs and nine strikeouts. Adam Eaton will make his Angels debut in right field while Phil Gosselin starts in left.
Ward (finger) is starting in right field and batting seventh Tuesday against the Red Sox, Sam Blum of The Athletic reports.
Ward was originally out of the lineup and was expected to be available off the bench Tuesday, but he's apparently feeling well enough to enter the starting nine after missing one game with the finger issue. The 27-year-old is 7-for-16 with three doubles, an RBI, two runs and two walks in his past seven games.
Ward (finger) is not in the starting lineup Tuesday against the Red Sox.
Ward exited Sunday's game against the Orioles because of a right index finger injury and he's now set to be out of the starting lineup for the second straight game. According to Jack Harris of the Los Angeles Times, manager Joe Maddon said the outfielder will be available off the bench, so there doesn't appear to be much concern regarding the injury.
Ward (finger) is not in the lineup Monday against the Red Sox, Sam Blum of The Athletic reports.
The 27-year-old will be held out after exiting Sunday's game against the Orioles with an injury to his right index finger, though the injury isn't believed to be a serious issue. Ward should be considered day-to-day as he continues to be evaluated.
Ward (finger) may be unavailable for Monday's game against the Red Sox but isn't believed to be dealing with a serious injury, Jeff Fletcher of The Orange County Register reports.
Ward's right index finger is being examined after he left Sunday's win over the Blue Jays in the bottom of the sixth inning, but manager Joe Maddon didn't sound too concerned about the outfielder's status after the game. The 27-year-old should be considered day-to-day for now.
Ward exited Sunday's game against the Orioles in the bottom of the sixth inning due to a right index finger injury, Rhett Bollinger of MLB.com reports.
Ward went 1-for-2 to begin Sunday's contest, but he was replaced by a pinch hitter in the bottom of the sixth. The 27-year-old is being further examined, and the severity of his injury isn't yet known.
Ward isn't starting Saturday's game against the Orioles.
Ward has recorded hits in each of his last four appearances, and he went 6-for-14 with three doubles, two runs, an RBI and two walks during that time. Luis Rengifo will take his place in right field and bat eighth.
Ward will sit Monday against the Yankees.
Ward finds himself on the bench for the first time in three weeks. He's hit a solid .250/.338/.456 since his last time out of the lineup. Scott Schebler and Luis Rengifo will handle the outfield corners in his absence.
Ward went 3-for-4 with two doubles, a walk, a run and three RBI in a victory over the Tigers on Friday.
Ward knocked in a run with a third-inning double then plated two more with another double in the sixth. In doing so, he extended his current hit streak to eight games, during which he is slashing .375/.459/.594 with four doubles, one homer, nine RBI and six runs. With Mike Trout (calf) projected to be out until after the All-Star break, Ward should continue to see plenty of starts in the outfield. If he continues to swing a hot bat, he could cement a starting role over fellow outfielder Juan Lagares after Trout returns to action.
Ward went 1-for-4 with a grand slam in Thursday's win over the Tigers.
Ward extended his hitting streak to seven games and snapped a seven-game homer drought with his seventh-inning blast off Kyle Funkhouser. Ward now has seven homers on the season and has been one of the Angels' most reliable offensive threats over the last few weeks. He's hitting .280 with a .868 OPS this month.
Ward went 2-for-4 with a double, a walk and two runs scored in Sunday's 10-3 win over the Diamondbacks.
Ward notched his second straight multi-hit game after he singled and scored in the second and later led off the sixth with a double before scoring his second run of the day. He also didn't strike out, which is encouraging considering he had been punched out 15 times over his last 10 games coming into Sunday. Overall, the 27-year-old is slashing .237/.318/.439 with six home runs, 19 RBI, 20 runs scored and a stolen base in 130 plate appearances.
Ward went 1-for-4 with a two-run home run in Tuesday's 8-1 win over the Royals.
Ward took Josh Staumont deep in the eighth inning to extend the Angels' lead. The 27-year-old has two long balls in his last four games. However, he has struggled getting on base at times, slashing .224/.300/.439 in 111 plate appearances. He's struck out 27 percent of the time, which is not good, but it's also the lowest rate of his career.
Ward is out of the lineup Monday against the Royals.
Ward has an .829 OPS over his past seven contests but will take a seat for Monday's matchup with Kansas City. Kean Wong will start in right field for the Halos.
Ward went 2-for-4 with a two-run home run, an additional run and two strikeouts as Los Angeles defeated Seattle, 12-5 on Saturday.
Ward singled and scored in the fifth inning before smashing a fifth-inning two-run home run to give the Angels the lead. This was Ward's second two-hit game in the last week and his average has increased from .205 to .231 in that span.
Ward isn't in the lineup Friday against the Mariners, Jack Harris of the Los Angeles Times reports.
Ward will get a breather after he went 0-for-4 with three strikeouts in Thursday's series opener. Jose Rojas will start in right field and bat sixth.
Ward will sit Saturday against Oakland.
Ward sits for just the second time in 24 games since getting called up in early May. His regular role is more a function of the Angels' lack of alternatives than of his own talent, however, as he's hitting just .205/.263/.411 on the year. Jose Rojas starts in right field in his absence.
Ward went 3-for-4 with a three-run home run, a double and two additional RBI in Wednesday's win over the Rangers.
Ward launched a three-run shot in the bottom of the first inning, but his strong day wouldn't stop there. as he also added a two-run RBI single in the bottom of the fifth, scoring Juan Lagares and Jose Rojas on both occasions. Ward has four homers on the season and has been seeing the ball well of late, as he has recorded hits in five of his last six contests.
|Last 7 Games|
|07/20||@ OAK||L 0-6||3||0||1||0||0||1||0|
|07/19||@ OAK||L 1-4||1||0||0||0||0||0||0|
|07/18||vs SEA||L 4-7||3||1||1||0||0||0||0|
|07/17||vs SEA||W 9-4||4||2||3||1||3||0||0|
|07/11||@ SEA||W 7-1||4||1||0||0||0||0||0|
|07/10||@ SEA||L 0-2||3||0||0||0||0||0||0|
|07/09||@ SEA||L 3-7||4||1||0||0||0||0||0|
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|Minor League Batting Stats|
|2017||AFA-Inland Empire 66ers||54||207||32||50||11||1||6||30||35||43||0||0||.241||.348||.391|
|2018||AAA-Salt Lake Bees||60||227||42||80||18||0||8||35||36||61||10||2||.352||.442||.537|
|2019||AAA-Salt Lake Bees||106||421||102||129||34||1||27||71||80||101||11||5||.306||.427||.584|