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Prior to the 2013 draft, Ric Wilson, the Los Angeles Angels
of Anaheim’s Director of Scouting told AngelsWin.com that “The strength of the draft seems to be the depth in
pitching.” About international scouting and signings, Ric Wilson told us that
the Angels “have developed a strong international staff and I do believe they
will make a splash more sooner than later. I know they are out there beating
the the bushes. They have a good foundation and solid leadership”
Now that the 2013 draft is over, with all but one of the
players signed, and, with the international signing period underway,
AngelsWin.com once again caught up with the Angels Director of Scouting to find
out more about the current crop of players.
In a great interview, Ric Wilson discusses the specifics of
many of the current players as well as the organization’s top prospects. Be
sure to read to the end of the interview where we conducted our...
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ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) Jered Weaver earned his second win of an injury-plagued season with help from a five-run second inning, and the Los Angeles Angels extended their winning streak to seven games Tuesday night with a 5-1 victory over St. Louis in the Cardinals' first game at Angel Stadium.
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The July 3rd, 2013 edition of daily news for the Los Angeles Angels including Pujols ready to turn the page on Cardinals, the value of J.B.Shuck and much more...
The Story: Albert Pujols is ready to turn the page on his time in St. Louis.
The Monkey Says: Good for him, but he should probably know that the St. Louis fans aren't ready to turn the page on him and probably...
ANAHEIM, Calif. -- Josh Hamilton hit a tying two-run homer in Los Angeles' three-run ninth inning, and the Angels rallied for a 6-5 victory over the St. Louis Cardinals on Thursday night.
Mark Trumbo belted his 19th homer and Mike Trout had two RBIs for Los Angeles, which took two of three in the series. Scott Downs (2-2) got three outs for the victory.
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