Originally written on Monkey with a Halo  |  Last updated 10/30/14

Arizona Diamonbacks (32-32) @ Los Angels Angels of Anaheim (34-31)

Pitching Probables: ARI -- Joe Saunders (4-4, 3.48 ERA) LAA -- Ervin Santana (3-7, 5.74 ERA)

Game Info: 7:05 PM PT; TV - Fox Sports West; Radio - KLAA 830

I would have never thought an Angels-Diamondbacks series could have so much intrigue. Last night brought us the Dan Haren vs. his old team dynamic (which did not go well by the way). Tonight the Diamondbacks' Joe Saunders gets his turn against the team that traded him to the desert. If you recall at the time, the debate regarding the trade was whether giving up Saunders instead of Ervin Santana was a good idea. Well here we are almost a year later and we still cannot definitively say keeping Santana was the right choice. Santana has been a series of technical difficulties all year. First, his team can't seem to score any runs for him and he loses five straight. Then he loses control of his fastball and starts getting lit up. There doesn't appear to be anything wrong with him, other than his lack of confidence when he is on the mound.

There have also been technical difficulties for the Angel offense once again. It seems we are now back into a lull period for Halo runs scored. In particular, this team seems to really struggle against left handed pithcing. Which is great cause, you know, old Joe is a southpaw. 

Finally, I will once again be unable to watch the game due to Dish Network's technical difficulty of being jackholes. Hope the rest of you enjoy it action!!


Report: Jim Harbaugh to Michigan is done deal

Amari Cooper not a fan of New Orleans, thinks it smells

WATCH: Jennifer Lawrence does Louisville chant at game

WATCH: Did Bret Bielema do ‘Horns Down’ gesture?

Devils unveil unique coaching by committee situation

Report: 49ers expect Jim Harbaugh to take Michigan job


Report: Johnny Manziel fined for being late to treatment

Duke Johnson's mother says son will enter NFL Draft

Starlin Castro questioned following nightclub shooting

Report: Jeff Driskel thinking about transfer to Duke

Browns suspend Josh Gordon for final game of season

Report: Rex Ryan has already cleaned out his office

WATCH: Nebraska safety pukes on field, keeps playing

WATCH: Nyquist holds puck for 28 seconds, scores OT winner

WATCH: Kevin Garnett blows in David West's ear

WATCH: Frank Beamer busts a move after bowl win

Bears could clean house after season

Nebraska chancellor booed by Huskers players?

WATCH: Rory McIlroy trolled by 'Sweet Caroline' song

Auburn, Wisconsin players literally ate tons of food

Did Kobe Bryant respond to heckler with the rings count?

Doug Fister bought Starbucks for his Twitter followers

DeMarco Murray dumped over cheating accusations?

Video: Rudy Gay tosses half-court alley-oop to McLemore

MLB News
Delivered to your inbox
You'll also receive Yardbarker's daily Top 10, featuring the best sports stories from around the web. Customize your newsletter to get articles on your favorite sports and teams. And the best part? It's free!

By clicking "Sign Me Up", you have read and agreed to the Fox Sports Digital Privacy Policy and Terms of Use. You can opt out at any time. For more information, please see our Privacy Policy.

Amari Cooper not a fan of New Orleans

Harbaugh to Mich. is done deal

WATCH: Jennifer Lawrence supports Louisville with chant

Did Bielema do ‘Horns Down’?

WATCH: Beamer busts a move

Bears could clean house after season

Nebraska chancellor booed by players?

Johnny Manziel fined by Browns

Castro questioned after shooting

Rory McIlroy trolled with 'Sweet Caroline'

Browns suspend Josh Gordon

Kobe gives heckler the rings count?

Today's Best Stuff
For Bloggers

Join the Yardbarker Network for more promotion, traffic, and money.

Company Info
What is Yardbarker?

Yardbarker is the largest network of sports blogs and pro athlete blogs on the web. This site is the hub of the Yardbarker Network, where our editors and algorithms curate the best sports content from our network and beyond.