Found October 04, 2012 on
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Los Angeles Angels
ANAHEIM, Calif. -- "It's not the way you wanted it to end, and it's definitely not the way we envisioned it ending," Angels slugger Mark Trumbo said as he cleaned out his locker Thursday morning at Angels Stadium.
"When you play that long and grind hard through an entire season, you'd like to have a little something extra on the end," Trumbo continued. "But here we are.
"This year, it just didn't work out."
Certainly not for the Halos and their 159 million payroll that had fans eagerly anticipating another World Series appearance, 10 years after they won their only world championship in club history.
Albert Pujols was the jewel of the free-agent market, and he left his home in St. Louis to sign with the team for 240 million over 10 years. C.J. Wilson was one of the most highly sought-after pitchers on the market, and he chose to come back home to Orange County for 77.5 million over five years. Money well spent? Not if you judge ...
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Chris Iannetta and the Los Angeles Angels agreed Friday to a $15.55 million, three-year contract, a deal that keeps the catcher from becoming a free agent.
The Angels announced the deal two days after they missed the playoffs for the third straight year.
Iannetta's previous contract contained a $5 million club option for 2013 with a $500,000 buyout, but the deal said the option...
LaTroy Hawkins might have pitched in his last big-league game. The right-hander was effective out of the Los Angeles Angels bullpen this season — with a 3.64 ERA in 48 appearances — but he isn‘t getting any younger. A veteran of 871 games in 18 major league seasons, he’ll celebrate his 40th birthday in December.Drafted out of a Gary, Ind., high school by the Twins, in 1991...
The Los Angeles Angels went out and got Albert Pujols last winter. They might end up having the youngest MVP in baseball history and a Cy Young winner.
They've also got plenty of time to ponder how it all went wrong during the most anticipated season in franchise history.
The Angels finished third in the AL West at 89-73, a record good enough to win the AL Central or to earn...
The October 3rd, 2012 edition of daily news for the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim including Wilson to have elbow surgery, what could have been had Trout been promoted earlier, the disappointment that is the Angels season and much more...
The Story: C.J. Wilson will undergo elbow surgery to remove bone spurs from his pitching elbow.
The Monkey Says: The good news here is...
It's a wonder I didn't just post a video of myself crying and call it a night.
Mariners 12, Angels 0
Instead of picking apart this evening's "game" like I normally would, I think it's safe to say that the Angels made too many errors, gave up too many runs, and didn't hit the ball enough times. Does that suffice?
Something I will mention...
The Los Angeles Angels have signed catcher Chris Iannetta to a three-year extension, Mike DiGiovanna of the LA Times reports. The deal will be for $15.5mm.
Iannetta's previous deal included a $5mm club option for 2013. The club option became a player option after Iannetta was traded to Anaheim.
Iannetta who missed most of May, June and July because of wrist surgery, hit .240...
Angels catcher Chris Iannetta agreed to a $15.55 million, three-year contract with the team that keeps him in Los Angeles. Iannetta will earn $5.05 million for 2013, $4.98 in 2014 and $5.53 in 2015. He can also earn performance bonuses based on starts at catcher. Iannetta, 29, batted .240 with nine homers and 26 RBIs in 79 games, though he missed 2 1/2 months with a broken right wrist.
SEATTLE (AP) -- Casper Wells tied a career-high with five RBIs including a three-run homer in Seattle's six-run seventh inning, and the Mariners closed out the season with a 12-0 rout of the Los Angeles Angels on Wednesday.
Angels' star rookie Mike Trout went 2-for-3 at the plate with a double leading off the sixth and a single in the eighth to finish the season with a ...
In case you haven't heard, the Angels are the most disappointing team in baseball. Nay! The most disappointing team in the world. No! The most disappointing team the history of history across all possible dimensions of existence!!!
Or, just maybe, they are a little less disappointing than that. Maybe.
Call me biased if you want, but I don't buy into this...
It was only three weeks ago–September 10th to be exact–that Mike Trout was the heavy favorite to be named the 2012 AL MVP. Trout had just stolen his 45th base, and the Angels still had a fighting chance to secure an AL wild card birth.
Meanwhile, Miguel Cabrera was still a relative dark horse in the MVP race as his prospects for the Triple Crown were still ominous at best. And...
Mike Trout was the best player in baseball this season. You know, I know it. We know it for a variety of reasons – the least of which is the sabermetric craze.
The big sports media outlets are waging a debate on a near-presidential scale of whether Trout or Miguel Cabrera deserves the MVP this year.
Cabrera, as you likely know, won the Triple Crown. That’s an incredible feat...
Casper Wells tied a career-high with five RBIs including a three-run homer in Seattle's six-run seventh inning, and the Mariners closed out the season with a 12-0 rout of the Los Angeles Angels on Wednesday.
Angels' star rookie Mike Trout went 2-for-3 at the plate with a double leading off the sixth and a single in the eighth to finish the season with a .326 average. That...
If you haven't been reading up on the Twitter-verse this morning you might have missed a big piece of Angels news. Posted earlier this morning on The Outside Corner was an article by Overlord of MWaH Garrett Wilson calling to attention a
very spiteful rant made by Petros Papadakis on the Petros and Money Show in which he blasts Victor Rojas, the Angels play-by-play...
In the latest episode of Podcast with a Halo, we revel in the Rangers' misery and take a long, hard look at who should stay and who should go (cough, cough... Vernon Wells... cough) from the Angels roster this off-season.
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