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Angels Injury Update: Angels Wilson should return this week

The red-hot Los Angeles Angels are about to regain one of their best pitchers as Alden Gonzalez, the team's beat writer from MLB.com, reported C.J. Wilson has completed his rehab and is ready to pitch in the rotation.CJ Wilson looking like he'll be back in the #Angels' rotation this week. 5 1/3 IP, 2 ER, 4 H, 2 BB, 7 SO for Double-A Arkansas. 81 pitches.— Alden Gonzalez...
Via MLB Injury News
18 hours ago  |  Discuss

Halo Headlines: Trout excels on balls out of the zone, Angels sign Dominican prospect LHP Franklin Salomon

The July 29th, 2014 edition of daily news for the Los Angeles Angels including Trout excels on balls out of the zone, Angels sign Dominican prospect LHP Franklin Salomon and much more… The Story: Mike Trout is excelling on balls out of the zone. The Monkey Says: I knew he was good, but not that good. We’ve seen a few times already this year that for a pitch to be too low for...
Via Monkey with a Halo
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Confident Mike Morin shows his value as Angels reliever

ANAHEIM, Calif. -- Angels manager Mike Scioscia was asked a few days ago if rookie reliever Mike Morin gained confidence from a strikeout of Miguel Cabrera.  He shook his head and chuckled a bit. Morin, he explained, is not lacking confidence. An example off the field, one that occurred way before he was even drafted by the Los Angeles Angels, perfectly illustrates Scioscia'...
Via Fox Sports West
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Pitcher Profile: Matt Shoemaker AKA Matt Truemaker

I was a little unsure of who would be profiled this week (I thought about Jacob deGrom, but Front Row Amy was in attendance so I'd be too distracted...), so I went with a twitter suggestion that make me scratch my head a bit.  Matt Shoemaker?  Is he really interesting at all? I'm a big Angels fan, my most important dynasty now has Mike Trout, Albert Pujols, Kole Calhoun...
Via Razzball
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Halo Headlines: C.J. Wilson set for rehab start, Dipoto says Angels likely to do ‘nothing’ before trade deadline

The July 28th, 2014 edition of daily news for the Los Angeles Angels including C.J. Wilson set for rehab start, Dipoto says Angels likely to do ‘nothing’ before trade deadline and much more… The Story: C.J. Wilson will make a rehab start today in Double-A Arkansas. The Monkey Says: He had two successful bullpen sessions over the weekend and is ready for rehab. It should...
Via Monkey with a Halo
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Hector Santiago making a difference through Santiago's Soldiers

ANAHEIM, Calif. -- As Angels lefty Hector Santiago was closing in on his first win of the season in Texas a few weeks ago, a group of little leaguers from New Jersey all gathered around a TV to watch their hero sponsor and coach who's money, time and dedication helped power them to a championship run. But in many ways, they're his heroes. While the noted MLB do-gooder has...
Via Fox Sports West
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Angels Injury Update: C.J. Wilson, Josh Hamilton

Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim pitcher C.J. Wilson will make a rehab start with Double-A Arkansas on Monday, reports Matthew DeFranks of MLB.com. Outfielder Josh Hamilton is also back in the lineup and starting in left field on Sunday after missing Saturday’s game with a sore left knee:#451711242 / gettyimages.comWilson was placed on the 15-day disabled list on July 11after spraining...
Via MLB Injury News
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Mount Rushmore of baseball skippers? Scioscia talks Hall of Fame inductions

ANAHEIM, Calif. -- It's almost the Mount Rushmore of baseball managers. The trio of managers that were inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown, N.Y. Sunday morning were first-ballot legends that Los Angeles Angels manager Mike Scioscia felt could very well be immortalized in granite on a mountain somewhere. What made Tony LaRussa, Bobby Cox and Joe Torre so successful...
Via Fox Sports West
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Angels rookie gets silent treatment after first MLB HR (Video)

Your browser does not support iframes.Los Angeles Angels rookie outfielder Efren Navarro received the silent treatment from his teammates after hitting his first major league home run during Saturday's game against Detroit.Navarro took Tigers pitcher Justin Verlander deep to right field for a solo shot to break open the scoring in the second inning. Navarro gave high fives to...
Via Holdout Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Navarro’s first homer and Shoemaker’s gem lead the Angels to victory

Efren Navarro has arguably been the Angels’ best player in this series against the Tigers. So much, that it’s kind of expected that he’s going to do something productive in every at-bat. Tonight was no exception, as the Halos and Detroit faced off in the third game of the series.Matt Shoemaker and Justin Verlander were the starters.In the bottom of the second inning, Efren...
Via In The Neutral Zone
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Controversial call overshadows Shoemaker's dominance

Matt Shoemaker will probably never forget Saturday's game between the Tigers and Angels. Brad Ausmus is going to remember it for a long time too, but for entirely different reasons. Shoemaker, facing the team he grew up idolizing for the first time, pitched seven shutout innings in a 4-0 win over the Tigers with his family in the stands. "This is incredibly special,"...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Angels Injury Update: Josh Hamilton exits with knee soreness

Los Angeles Angels left fielder Josh Hamilton made an early exit on Friday, coming out of the team's 2-1 win over the Detroit Tigers in the fourth inning. Matthew DeFranks of MLB.com reports that Hamilton was removed as a result of a sore left knee.DeFranks writes that manager Mike Scioscia considers Hamilton day-to-day and he will be reevaluated Saturday. The 33-year-old has...
Via Sports Injury Alert
3 days ago  |  Discuss

The Decline Of Josh Hamilton

LOS ANGELES, Calif. — Josh Hamilton has become the most aggressive hitter in baseball and he fails to see any positive results. According to FanGraphs.com, during his time in Texas, Hamilton swung at 36.6 of the pitches he was thrown outside the strike zone and just 18 hitters chased pitches out of the zone more often than Hamilton. Since joining the Angels his chase rate has spiked...

Pujols, Trout mimic Fernando’s bow-and-arrow celebration

Albert Pujols hit a game-tying double and Grant Green had a game-ending, bases-loaded single that lifted the Los Angeles Angels to a 6-5 win Sunday against the Seattle Mariners. Pujols and Mike Trout celebrated in the ninth inning by mimicking Fernando Rodney’s bow-and-arrow celebration. “That’s his thing,” Pujols said of the Mariners closer. “I’ve known Rodney for 15...
Via Sports-Glory
9 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Trout, Pujols mock Fernando Rodney

There’s a little bit of a beef brewing between the Angels and the Mariners this year. The teams have been two of the best in the AL this season and are competing for a playoff spot from the AL West. They also had a great 3-game series in Anaheim over the weekend, with the teams […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
9 days ago  |  Discuss
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