Originally posted on Monkey with a Halo  |  Last updated 1/17/13
The January 17th, 2013 edition of daily news for the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim including Scioscia's pitchout success, Reyes let go to sign in Korea and much more... The Story: A look at called pitchouts, their frequency and success rate. The Monkey Says: This is great because it validates my gut feeling from watching games that Scioscia both calls a lot of pitchouts, but guesses correctly a lot too.  What isn't so great is that it doesn't seem to matter that he does because it ultimately still costs the Angels over the course of the season, granted, not very much, but it costs them. The Story: The Angels have released Jo-Jo Reyes so he can go sign in Korea. The Monkey Says: This isn't a big deal since the Angels finally have some starting pitching depth now, but still it hurts to lose a guy who, while not very good, at least has big league experience.  And, yes, it is a horribly slow news day when a non-roster invite leaving the team to sign in Korea is considered
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