Pedro Moura

Writer

Pedro Moura is the Angels beat writer for The Times. Previously, he covered the Angels and Dodgers for the Orange County Register, where he won Best Reporter honors from the OC Weekly for his work in 2015. Before joining the Register, Moura spent three years at ESPN.com, where he covered USC and the Clippers. He is a native of Santa Clarita and a graduate of USC.

Recent Articles

  • USC forward Chimezie Metu is taking his shots behind the three-point line

    USC forward Chimezie Metu is taking his shots behind the three-point line

    Chimezie Metu has been developing and demonstrating a new skill, one USC’s basketball team hopes to extract value from in the coming weeks. The 6-foot-11 junior forward has started shooting three-pointers, and shooting them pretty well. In scoring a career-high 31 points, Metu converted on 3 of...

  • USC's offense runs through Jordan McLaughlin in 98-87 victory over UC Santa Barbara

    USC's offense runs through Jordan McLaughlin in 98-87 victory over UC Santa Barbara

    It was as if basketballs needed to touch Jordan McLaughlin’s generous hands before they could pass through Galen Center’s nets. The senior guard had two hands in half of USC’s converted field goals Sunday. His 19 assists in the Trojans’ 98-87 win over UC Santa Barbara broke by three the university’s...

  • Trojans aim to avoid slip-up against UCSB

    Trojans aim to avoid slip-up against UCSB

    Top teams don’t generally lose three consecutive games in college basketball, especially not in the fall. There, though, is where the USC Trojans found themselves last week after succumbing to Texas A&M, Southern Methodist and Oklahoma in a 12-day span. The former two defeats were by large margins,...

  • Angels sign free agent Zack Cozart and will move him to third base

    Angels sign free agent Zack Cozart and will move him to third base

    The Angels have settled the prominent pieces of their 2018 roster in striking fashion. On Friday, they signed longtime shortstop Zack Cozart to a three-year contract worth $38 million. They plan to play him at third base, where his defensive acumen should supply the club with one of baseball’s...

  • MLB to investigate leak of Shohei Ohtani's medical test results

    MLB to investigate leak of Shohei Ohtani's medical test results

    Major League Baseball plans to investigate whether a rival team official leaked the private medical information of new Angels two-way player Shohei Ohtani, a source confirmed. ESPN first reported MLB’s intentions. On Tuesday, Yahoo Sports published excerpts of a recent physical examination Ohtani...

  • Angels acquire Ian Kinsler from Tigers

    Angels acquire Ian Kinsler from Tigers

    The Angels on Wednesday acquired veteran second baseman Ian Kinsler from the Detroit Tigers, filling a need with a proven player. Several teams engaged in discussions with Detroit, but only the Angels convinced Kinsler to waive his no-trade clause. Kinsler has a long history of offensive success,...

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