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Mike Trout continues to wow fans in Anaheim, the Braves are once again the hottest team in baseball, J-Hey sparks Atlanta, lefties can't beat...
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Last year, the AL MVP debate turned into something resembling a culture war, with Miguel Cabrera representing the traditional methods of player evaluation while Mike Trout was the darling of the sabermetric community. In the final tally, Cabrera won in a landslide, receiving 22 of the 28 first place votes, but Trout and Cabrera were #1 and #2 on 27 of the 28 ballots submitted, with...
By Robert Cunningham, AngelsWin.com Contributor -
This season has had more than its share of disappointments
for Angel’s fans and one of the biggest disappointments has been the struggles
of Josh Hamilton at the plate.
Simply put Josh has been swinging at a lot of pitches
outside of the strike zone and, when he does put the ball in play, he has not
hit the ball quite as...
This post is analysis free. It’s just a list followed by amazement. Here are the best hitters (by wRC+) through their age-21 season, all time.
ANAHEIM, Calif. Angels second baseman Howie Kendrick has avoided a trip to the disabled list, at least for the next few days, after suffering a sprained left knee Monday night.
An MRI on Tuesday showed no structural damage, manager Mike Scioscia said, so the team will wait to see how quickly Kendrick recovers.
"The long and short of it is, we'll give him four or five...
The August 8th, 2013 edition of daily news for the Los Angeles Angels including Scioscia rips his pitching staff, Trout turns 22 and much more...
The Story: Scioscia blasts his own pitchers for their defensive issues.
The Monkey Says: Scioscia minced no words when he blamed the pitching staff for the Rangers stealing pretty much all of the bases on Tuesday night. He then...
Angels pitcher C.J. Wilson had some harsh words for the 13 players who were suspended by Major League Baseball on Monday in the wake of the Biogenesis investigation, especially the one who got the stiffest penalty, New York Yankees third baseman Alex Rodriguez.
"It's good for the game that they're finally getting him on something," Wilson, the team's union...
Dontrelle Willis is not ready to call it a career. I feel like I've typed those words before, and I have. The former sensation has struggled for years to catch on with a team, but he refuses to hang up the spikes. Willis has agreed to a minor league deal with the Los Angeles Angels.
D-Train coming to Anaheim? #Angels have agreed to terms on a Minor League deal with...
Mike Scioscia is widely regarded as one of the best managers in the game. His team plays a National League style, never hesitating to lay down a bunt when needed.
The last few years the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim have been in uncharted waters. They spent big bucks on the best power hitters in the game; Albert Pujols, Josh Hamilton and they haven't delivered. C.J. Wilson...
The August 6th, 2013 edition of daily news for the Los Angeles Angels including Madson released, Kendrick suffers hyperextended knee and much more...
The Story: The Angels released Ryan Madson.
The Monkey Says: Well, so much for that signing. There was obviously no point in bringing Madson onto the roster this season, so they must've worked out a deal with him to just...
Ryan Madson's one-year deal with the Los Angeles Angels is officially a bust. He was coming off Tommy John surgery in 2011 and missed the entire 2012 season when the Angels signed him to a one-year deal. Unfortunately, Madson has not made much progress in his recovery and has not pitched at all this season. Now, the Angels have released him.
#Angels have released Ryan...
The August 7th, 2013 edition of daily news for the Los Angeles Angels including C.J. Wilson slams suspended PED users, Green called up, Kendrick avoids serious injury and much more...
The Story: C.J. Wilson ripped Alex Rodriguez and the other players suspended in the Biogenesis scandal.
The Monkey Says: Wilson is the Angels' union rep, so this isn't just him running...
MONDAY, 8/5: Jerome Williams vs. Martin Perez: Do I really have to watch?
Seriously, I've got recap duty tonight and I am tempted to write it in advance. Williams is probably going to struggle to make it through five innings and the Angels will get shutdown by Perez because they inexplicably can't hit lefties despite all their best hitters...