Found October 03, 2012 on
Monkey with a Halo:
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 is that I would have loved to see Jered Weaver throw a couple more innings. He was taken out after the first inning due to "general fatigue."
Well, Weaver, you're not the only one feeling a bit fatigued.
This game took every blown save, every game in which they came up short, put it in the dugout, called it the "Angels" and that was that. This being the final recap of the season, I don' t have the heart to give out a "Halo A-Hole" um, award? tonight. I will end on a positive note.
As I sit here eating a plate full of broccoli, I wonder what the offseason...
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Los Angeles Angels left-hander C.J. Wilson will have elbow surgery after the regular season to remove bone spurs.
Wilson said Tuesday that no date has been set for the surgery. Wilson threw his final game of the regular season on Monday night and got the victory in the Angels' 8-4 victory. Wilson finished the season with a career-best 34 starts and went 13-10 with a 3.83 ERA...
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News broke last week that Angels pitcher Dan Haren will most likely hit the open market this winter; it’s rumored that the Angels are planning on declining Haren’s option after the season.
Haren will be one of the top pitchers on the open market, behind teammate Zack Greinke. The question is:
What is Haren worth on the open market?
First, let’s look at what Haren has done...
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...
Los Angeles Angels right-hander C.J. Wilson will undergo
offseason surgery to remove bone spurs from his pitching elbow, reports Alden Gonzalez of MLB.com:
"It's one of those
things where you push yourself through anything because your job is to go out
there and pitch," said Wilson, who finished the season 13-10 with a 3.83
ERA. "The coaching staff and the...
Los Angeles Angels lefty, C.J. Wilson has reportedly chosen to have arthroscopic surgery on his left elbow.
The procedure will be performed by Dr. Lewis Yocum; a respected orthopaedic surgeon based out of Southern California, to remove bone spurs from Wilson’s throwing elbow, an injury Wilson has been dealing with for what he claims to be “the last couple of months.”
Los Angeles Angels pitcher C.J. Wilson will undergo offseason arthroscopic surgery to remove bone spurs from his left elbow. Wilson said after his final start of the season on Monday night in Seattle that the elbow had bothered him for the past few months. "I tried to make a million adjustments to get around it, to the point where now I'm standing on the first-base side...
Welcome to the second installment of Ninety Feet From Home, where I review each MLB ballpark.
Six categories will be evaluated with a low score of 1 to a high score of 10 based on my experience, relative to overall quality and not any other ballpark. They will then be weighted accordingly to produce a score with respect to 100.
Why the weighting? Because something like food is...
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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...
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...
SEATTLE (AP) -- Kyle Seager became the first Seattle batter to hit 20 home runs in a season since 2009 with a solo shot in the first inning and the Mariners beat Mike Trout and the Los Angeles Angels 6-1 on Tuesday night.
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Blake Beavan pitched eight shutout innings, scattering seven hits and a...
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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