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ANAHEIM, Calif. -- As debuts go, Zack Greinke's wasn't bad.
The Angels' new starting pitcher put his team in position to win, which is virtually all you can ask. He pitched deep into the game, survived a few potential trouble spots and gave every indication he's going to be exactly what the Angels are hoping for as they approach the final two months of the regular season.
But the ending was far from perfect. And now the Angels go on the road for 10 games against teams that could undoubtedly affect their immediate future.
The Angels believe they have a pitching staff that can take them far now that Greinke has been added in a trade with the Milwaukee Brewers. But they aren't exactly settled, not with seven starters on the roster and five spots available in the rotation.
Manager Mike Scioscia keeps saying things will get sorted out, and maybe they will. But until then, the Angels are a curious group of starters and relievers, even with Greinke now on their side...
BEST OF MAXIM
MILWAUKEE It was a move everyone in the Milwaukee Brewers clubhouse had expected for several days, an inevitable change that had been in the back of the minds of players for even longer than that.
But as Brewers manager Ron Roenicke informed his team before Friday's win over the Washington Nationals that ace pitcher Zack Greinke had been traded, that change had finally come...
The trade deadline rush has not disappointed so far, and the latest big news is that Brewers General Manager Doug Melvin delivered on his promise to move Zack Greinke. Greinke is now an Angel. Marc Hulet already covered the prospects that the Angels sent to Milwaukee.
Was it a “good” trade? Well, the Brewers are not going anywhere, and Greinke is going to be a free agent who...
MILWAUKEE After just a day of openly shopping the trade deadline's most coveted prize, the Milwaukee Brewers have sent ace pitcher Zack Greinke to the Angels for shortstop prospect Jean Segura, and right-handed pitching prospects Ariel Pena and John Hellweg.
It was a bold move many saw coming after the Brewers dropped seven straight games and fell to 14 games back in the NL...
It always stings when you trade away a high caliber pitcher like Zack Greinke. The blow is lessened, however, when you net the type of prospects Milwaukee did in exchange for Greinke. While it's difficult to say who came away the winner of this near deadline trade, it's safe to say that the Angels did pay a hefty price for Greinke's services.
Zack Greinke is returning to the American League, reports Jon Morosi ; the 2009 AL Cy Young Award winner has been traded to the Los Angeles Angels in exchange for three of the top 10 prospects in the Angels system.
The Angels have gained yet another pitcher with ace abilities; Greinke joins 2011 Cy Young runner-up Jered Weaver and 77.5 million dollar southpaw CJ Wilson. This relegates...
Going into this season, the Los Angeles Angels thought they might have the best rotation in the American League, if not all of the majors. They have good reason to think that way again. The Angels sent top infield prospect Jean Segura and two well-regarded minor league pitchers to the Milwaukee Brewers on Friday in exchange for Zack Greinke. The right-hander joins a rotation that...
Deal is done: Greinke to #Angels, sources tell me and @jonmorosi. @Ken_Rosenthal
#Brewers getting shortstop Jean Segura and two Double A pitchers from #Angels for Greinke. “Finishing touches” being applied. Deal is done. @Ken_Rosenthal
If the Angels weren’t already one of the favorites to win it all, they are now. In a playoffs series they will be throwing...
RHP Zack Greinke is on his way to the LA Angels
Since the Ryan Dempster deal that almost was fell apart, fans have been waiting anxiously to see if the Braves will be able to pull off deal to bolster their shaky starting rotation before Tuesday’s non-waiver trade deadline. And the man atop the wishlist of everyone in Atlanta (fans and team officials alike) was Brewers’ ace Zack...
ANAHEIM, CA – The Angels today acquired RHP Zack Greinke (pronounced ‘GRANKY’) from the Milwaukee Brewers in exchange for INF Jean Segura, RHP Ariel Pena and RHP Johnny Hellweg. Today’s announcement was made by General Manager Jerry Dipoto. Greinke, 28, went 9-3 with a 3.44 ERA (123 IP – 47 ER) in 21 starts this season with Milwaukee. He spent the 2011 campaign...
The Angels made yet another splash. First was the signings of Albert Pujols, and C.J. Wilson. Then it was the call up of Mike Trout. Now the Angels have acquired the 2009 AL Cy Young winner, Zack Greinke. This creates a super rotation that will consist of Jared Weaver, Dan Haren, C.J. Wilson, Zack Greinke, and Ervin Santana. While Santana has struggled, the other four have pitched...
MILWAUKEE After making arguably the biggest splash of the trade deadline on Friday, trading ace pitcher Zack Greinke to the Angels for a package of three prospects, the Brewers didn't make a single wave on the actual day of the deadline, as general manager Doug Melvin and the rest of the organization chose to stand pat.
Milwaukee likely would've been much more active at...
A few days ago Zack Greinke hinted that he liked the Angels organization, and praise them, Anaheim made it happen, pulling off perhaps what will be the biggest trade of the season. They acquired the Greinkster for three prospects: shortstop Jean Segura and pitchers Johnny Hellweg and Ariel Pena. The Catatafish never saw this coming. Admit it Zack, you just can’t get enough of...
Table of Contents
Here’s the table of contents for today’s edition of Daily Notes.
1. Featured Game: Tampa Bay at Los Angeles AL, 15:35 ET
2. Other Notable Games (Including MLB.TV Free Game)
3. Today’s Complete Schedule
Featured Game: Tampa Bay at Los Angeles AL, 15:35 ET
Regarding What the People Want
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