Found August 08, 2013 on
Los Angeles Angels
By Jonathan Northrop, AngelsWin.com Columnist -
Obviously all transactions aren't equal in importance, but let's just take a look at Dipoto's and see how they look in total.
A: Great - the deal worked out wonderfully (so far) with the Angels getting tremendous value for money/trade
B: Good - a solid deal, worked out well for the Angels
C: OK - could take it or leave it, not bad but not good either
D: Bad - worked out poorly (so far) for the Angels
F: Terrible - an outright disaster
Chatwood for Iannetta: D+
Iannetta's been OK, although poor defensively, and Chatwood has, surprise surprise, finally found himself, with a 3.15 ERA in 15 starts for the Rockies. This trade is looking worse and worse. Iannetta has produced a 2.2 fWAR in his two years as an Angel, while Chatwood has produced 1.8 fWAR in 15 starts this year. Ouch.
Mathis for Mills: C+
Inconsequential, really. It may even be that some folks miss Mathis, given the poor defens...
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Albert Pujols says he's taking legal action against Jack Clark after the former St. Louis Cardinals star accused him of taking performance-enhancing drugs.
"I am currently in the process of taking legal action against Jack Clark and his employers at WGNU 920AM," the injured Los Angeles Angels' slugger said a statement Friday night. "I am going to send a message...
Albert Pujols threatened legal action after former Cardinals slugger Jack Clark accused the Angels star of using performance-enhancing drugs on his radio show this week, and now Clark reportedly is out of a job.
The company that put Clark and co-host Kevin Slaten on the air announced it has cut ties with them, the St. Louis Post-Dispatch reported Saturday morning. The move came...
Thursday was a night for key pieces to the Angels' big league club to begin rehab assignments. Out since June 26th for surgery to remove a blood clot in his armpit, left-hander Jason Vargas made a rehabilitation start for triple-A Salt Lake. Joining him on that journey is center fielder Peter Bourjos, who has been sidelined since June 30th because of a broken bone in his right...
Jered Weaver has been stellar in an otherwise disappointing season for the Los Angeles Angels, who haven't won since the last time their ace took the mound.
That slump seemingly has a good chance of coming to an end given Weaver's stellar road history against the Cleveland Indians, as he opposes former Angel Scott Kazmir on Friday night with each club looking to end a four...
I am sure the Angels wishes he gets back on whatever stuff he is being accused of taking. Jack Clark says it is a fact, but it definitely hearsay from a third-party.
Here is what he had to say courtesy of The Saint Louis Post Dispatch courtesy of The Big Lead.
Clark has brought Pujols’ situation up at least twice already on the air. The first time, after Slaten said last Friday...
Curious if Pujols actually sues or is this just lip service.
“I’ve said time and time again that I would never take, or even consider taking, anything illegal. I’ve been tested hundreds of times throughout my career and never once have I tested positive. It is irresponsible and reckless for Jack Clark to have falsely accused me of using PED’s. My faith in Jesus Christ, and...
The August 9th, 2013 edition of daily news for the Los Angeles Angels including the affordability of a Mike Trout extension, Vargas and Bourjos begin rehab and much more...
The Story: Can the Angels afford to extend Mike Trout?
The Monkey Says: Yes, they can and it shouldn't even be a question. Not only are the Angels going to be pulling in nearly $150 million in TV revenue...
This post is analysis free. It’s just a list followed by amazement. Here are the best hitters (by wRC+) through their age-21 season, all time.
Monday was quite a bizarre day at Angels Stadium in Anaheim.
On the visitor's side, the Texas Rangers were alternately answering -- then fending off -- questions about Nelson Cruz's suspension for allegedly using PED's.
In the home clubhouse, the atmosphere was exactly the opposite.
The players were sitting at their lockers or gathered on the couch watching the televisions...
Jered Weaver chalked up another win in Cleveland and Josh Hamilton hit a three-run homer as the Los Angeles Angels ended their four-game losing streak with a 5-2 victory over the Indians, who dropped their fifth in a row on Friday night.
Weaver (7-5) allowed two runs and six hits in seven innings. The right-hander has dominated at Progressive Field, going 6-0 in nine career starts...
CLEVELAND (AP) -- Jered Weaver chalked up another win in Cleveland and Josh Hamilton hit a three-run homer as the Los Angeles Angels ended their four-game losing streak with a 5-2 victory over the Indians, who dropped their fifth in a row on Friday night.
Weaver (7-5) allowed two runs and six hits in seven innings. The right-hander has dominated at Progressive Field, going 6-0 in...
(Warning: weird, tangent filled recap coming. Let's face it, these games mean nothing. Why bother you with what happened. If you're curious, see the game notes after the jump)
There are some real advantages to east coast games when the team you root for is just playing out the string. First, the games end earlier so you have more time to recover from the losses or bask...
Kazmir getting tired
While we may have denied or even forgotten about the fact that this is Scott Kazmir’s first full season as a big league starter since 2010 and that he may have a point in the season where he begins to tire or his arm and shoulder may show signs of stress. Of course the same is true for any major leaguer due to the six-month long marathon that is...
Things couldn't get much worse for the Tribe, coming out of a four game sweep at the hands of division rival Detroit, but they will have to pull themselves back together for any chance at the playoffs this season. They will make their next move against the sub .500 Angels who currently reside in a solid fourth place in the American League West. While they haven't played up...