Found July 26, 2013 on
Monkey with a Halo:
The Joe Blanton era in Anaheim has come to an end... for now. Yes, poor, sad Joe has been removed from the Angels rotation due to his complete and utter inability to get anyone out. This truly is a sad day for Angels fans. To commemorate his passing from the rotation, I thought it would only be appropriate and respectful to relive Joe's Angel career through by highlighting some of his best moments. By that, of course, I mean all of the best and varied Blanton-ing poses through his 20 vomit-inducing start:
Blanton-ing with your eyes shut
Hot, sweaty Blanton-ing
Blanton-ing with a friend
Blanton-ing in red
Reverse angle Blanton-ing orgy
And finally... the post-Blanton-ing letdown
BEST OF MAXIM
AROUND THE WEB
Now, I’m not sure if Los Angeles Angles pitcher CJ Wilson was the biggest tool in high school, or if he has an incredible sense of humor, or if he went through a phase like many other suburban white kids that I attended school with that talked like they were working for Suge Knight at Death Row Record, but this high school picture of him that surfaced recently is absolutely hysterical...
Interview conducted by Rick Dykhuizen, AngelsWin.com Contributor
Those following the Angels organization know that the Angels have been woefully short on pitching. So, with the June, 2013 draft, the Angels went heavily after pitchers, especially in the early rounds. In particular, they went after hard throwing guys with upside.
One of those players who fit that mold was Harrison...
The Angels have removed Joe Blanton from their starting rotation, moving the pitcher who leads the major leagues in losses into their bullpen.
Garrett Richards will replace Blanton in the rotation, starting with Saturday's game against the first-place Oakland Athletics. Richards has started four games this season -- the last one a 10-6 loss to Oakland on April 30 -- and has...
The Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim have always been an animal-friendly team. 2013 marks the third year of the Rally Monkey. Thursday night during the A’s-Angels game, relief pitcher Dane De La Rosa went PETA on everyone and helped what looked like an injured bird off the field.
And just like that, the Angels may have their 2013 version of the Rally Monkey. Sitting...
Angels' DH/first baseman Albert Pujols is back in Southern California from Oakland to have an MRI on his left foot. The slugger re-injured it running to first base last night after he singled in the ninth inning against A's closer Grant Balfour.
In his absence, Mike Trout will bat third for the first time in his Major League career, according to Alden Gonzalez. The...
Entering the season, Los Angeles Angels first baseman and
designated hitter Albert Pujols was hoping he would be able to produce closer
to his career norms devoid of significant injury and ailment. He was specifically
hoping for comfort rather than lingering discomfort in his foot. While Pujols
says his case of plantar fasciitis is no worse at this point of the season, it
The A’s and Angels matched up for Turn Back the Clock day on Saturday, with Oakland prevailing 3-1 thanks to a solid outing from Tommy Milone and a clutch, two-run go-ahead home run off the bat of Derek Norris in the seventh inning.
Oakland went with stylish 1969 jerseys – gold pants, sleeveless gold tops, green sleeves & stirrup socks, while the Angels countered with their...
Albert Pujols, Mike Trout and Mark Trumbo each drove in two runs to power the Los Angeles Angels past the Oakland Athletics 8-3 on Thursday night.
C.J. Wilson (11-6) allowed three runs and five hits in seven innings for his third straight victory - the past two against Dan Straily (6-4) and the A's. He struck out six and walked three.
Josh Hamilton was 1 for 5 with an RBI after...
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) -- Albert Pujols, Mike Trout and Mark Trumbo each drove in two runs to power the Los Angeles Angels past the Oakland Athletics 8-3 on Thursday night. C.J. Wilson (11-6) allowed three runs and five hits in seven innings for his third straight victory -- the past two against Dan Straily (6-4) and the A's. He struck out six and walked three. Josh Hamilton...
It’s hard not to have a soft spot for some things from the past. Then again, there are things that are better off behind us — like the A’s throwback jerseys.
The Athletics sported uniforms from days long ago when they hosted the Angels Saturday afternoon. Oakland defeated Los Angeles, 3-1, so either the change of garb brought good luck upon the A’s or the bright yellow pants...
Going into the season everyone had the same questions about the Angels. Could they muster enough starting pitching to survive when their offense didn't score a ton of runs? What could they expect out of the rotation that was built on a bunch of random B- to C+ major league arms? Well, 101 games into the season we have our answer.
The Angel rotation will be the reason this...
By Joe Haakenson, AngelsWin.com Contributor -
JULY 23, 2002
GAME 98 - A’S AT ANGELS
ANAHEIM -- Fresh off their three-game sweep of the Seattle Mariners, the Angels had little time to breath to get ready for the Oakland A's who reminded the Angels there is more than one team to beat in the American League West.
In one of the best-played games by both teams all season...
Angels slugger Albert Pujols returned to Los Angeles on Saturday
morning for further testing on his sore left foot.
The A’s (59-42) will host the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim (47-52) for a four-game series starting tonight in Oakland.
Last weekend, Oakland lost the first two games out of the All-Star Break down in Anaheim before winning the finale 6-0 behind Bartolo Colon’s complete game shut out. Yesterday, Oakland rode a seventh-inning go-ahead home run from Coco Crisp (against former...
THURSDAY, 7/25: C.J. Wilson vs. Dan Straily: MOAR PLEAZE!
But seriously... C.J. was ridiculous good against the A's last week and I am starting to get used to this whole Wilson being awesome thing. It sure would be nice if he kept it up and got our expectations unreasonably high for him in 2014.
FRIDAY, 7/26: Jerome Williams vs. Bartolo...