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The February 25th, 2013 edition of daily news for the Los Angeles Angels including Weaver "doesn't give a (expletive)" about lost money, Burnett and Madson to ramp up throwing programs and much more...
The Story: Jered Weaver "doesn't give a (expletive)" about the money he left on the table when signing a contract extension.
The Monkey Says: He has certainly suggested he feels this way before, but never in quite so, um, colorful language. You stay classy, Jered.
The Story: Sean Burnett and Ryan Madson will both be stepping up their throwing on Monday.
The Monkey Says: Burnett is supposed to throw for the first time since tweaking his back and he isn't too concerned about lost progress since his layoff was so short. As for Madson, he'll be throwing on consecutive days for the first time, but still seems far off from throwing off a mound.
The Story: Mike Scioscia called playing split squad games on the first day of spring t...
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By Geoff Stoddart, AngelsWin.com Director of Social Media The AngelsWin.com Spring Training Fanfest is now less than 3 weeks away! This year’s event is going to be absolutely amazing! Our scheduled* special guest include Angels owner Arte Moreno, GM Jerry Dipoto, TV announcer Victor Rojas, Tim Mead, Kole Calhoun, Randal Grichuk, Travis Witherspoon and more. You won’t...
Albert Pujols is in the starting lineup to make his 2013 spring training debut for the Los Angeles Angels, about 10 days ahead of schedule following offseason knee surgery.
Pujols was down to be the designated hitter and bat third against Cincinnati on Tuesday, saying he wanted to ''see some live pitching,''
Angels manager Mike Scioscia says Pujols ''feels...
By David Saltzer, AngelsWin.com Senior Writer --
It takes a lot to make a successful Little League baseball season. It starts
with the dedication from the people who organize the league, includes all the
hard work from the coaches who run the teams, and ends with all the hours
donated by the parents who make it all happen (especially the team moms!). It's a labor of...
TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) -- Josh Hamilton wants to turn over a new leaf with his new team. The free-swinging slugger is planning to practice better plate discipline in his first spring with the Los Angeles Angels.
Hamilton then swung at the first pitch he faced in an Angels uniform Tuesday, grounding out to short in Los Angeles' 7-7, nine-inning tie with an Arizona Diamondbacks split...
The MWAH prospect countdown marches on with a third baseman who deserves a shot in the majors but probably won't get one, at least not with the Angels.
Position: 3B Highest Level: Triple-A
Bats: Right Throws: Right Height: 6'1" Weight: 205 lbs.
Age: 25 Born: 1/18/88
2012 Season Stats
Triple-A: 517 PA, .309 AVG, .334 OBP, .495 SLG, 38...
The Los Angeles Angels 2013 Spring Training season is underway, and now so is
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TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) -- Albert Pujols is nearly ready to start running on the field in the Los Angeles Angels slugger's deliberate recovery from offseason surgery on his right knee.
Pujols is taking batting practice and running on a treadmill at spring training, and he participated in fielding drills Tuesday. He's expected to start running on the field later this week. The...
The Los Angeles Angels enter the 2013 season with a roster filled with superstars, but none may be more popular than Mike Trout. The 21-year-old burst onto the scene last year and was one of the best players in baseball. Had it not been for Miguel Cabrera winning the Triple Crown, Trout could have easily taken home the American League MVP award. How popular is Trout in LA? Of the...
Jim Racalto Once upon a time, current Angels reliever Chad Cordero was one of the most feared relievers in baseball. At age 23 in 2005, Cordero saved 47 games, and was effective the next two seasons as well, saving a combined 65 games.
Seeing Angels fans go nuts over current sensation Mike Trout reminds him of when he had that star status:
“I was that guy once,” Cordero...
The February 25th, 2013 edition of daily news for the Los Angeles Angels including Wells to retire after 2014, Wells not likely to be traded to the Yankees and much more...
The Story: Vernon Wells intends to retire and buy a minor league franchise after the 2014 season.
The Monkey Says: It is good that Vernon is planning this because he was probably going to be forced into...
C.J. Wilson got his wish by getting a big fat contract to return to Southern California to pitch. But that dream turned into a nightmare by the end of the season. Will everyone's favorite straightedger be able to redeem himself in 2013?
2012 Stats: 202.1 IP, 13-10, 3.83 ERA. 4.04 FIP, 181 H, 91 BB, 19 HR, 173 SO, 1.68 GB/FB, 2.5 fWAR
2013 ZiPS Projections: 193.1 IP, 3...
By David Saltzer, AngelsWin.com Senior Writer --
One of the things that I love most about baseball is that it constantly teaches me something new every day. As a child, it taught me how to play hard and fair play. As a teenager, it taught me how to work hard to achieve greatness. As a young adult, it taught me to maintain my faith in my team through challenges and triumphs.
There is a stupid premium on Jered Weaver. Stupid as in dumb. Not stupid as in, "Yo, Grey your feathered hair is stupid fresh! Farrah Fawcett is prolly jealous in heaven. Flap your wings, Greyseph Hawkins, you are my angel on earth. I love you." In the top 20 starters for 2013 fantasy baseball, I went over some of this so if you've been there, read that, skip...