Found June 06, 2012 on
Fox Sports West:
ANAHEIM, Calif. Like any good professional hitter, Mark Trumbo walked out of Angel Stadium late Monday night and wiped away an awful game from his memory.
Except for one thing. He remembered to watch some video.
Hitters don't like to dwell on bad games, and Trumbo had a bad one: 0 for 5 with four strikeouts.
Tuesday night, in what can only be considered an immediate and impressive recovery, he had two home runs, added a single and a double, scored twice and drove in four, lifting his batting average to a team-high .337.
"It's a strange game," he said. "Yesterday was statistically the worst game I've ever played. Today would probably take the cake for the best game I've ever played. Strange."
There's no way to explain these things. Players go through ups and downs, and the only thing they can do is ride out the good times for as long as possible and try to keep the slumps short. Trumbo had four homers in four games at the end of May, then...
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It’s hard to think about the Angels without considering Mark Trumbo, nowadays. He’s pretty much put himself front and center, although he belongs in right and has carved out that territory. Sorry, Torii, we still love you.
Recently, I was listening in on some audio as Trumbo tried to explain how one day he could have the worst professional day of his life and then go...
Pretty fancy shmancy game by the Halo's today. Trumbo bounced back from his horrible 4 strikeout game yesterday with two big blasts, funny timing with those homeruns as Robinson Cano was recently named AL home run derby captain. Trumbo is the kind of guy to make statements about his playing ability, so it wouldn't be surprising to see him playing himself into not only the...
Mark Trumbo homered twice, going 4 for 4 with four RBIs, and Garrett Richards pitched seven innings for his first major league victory, leading the Los Angeles Angels to a 6-1 win over the Seattle Mariners on Tuesday night.
Torii Hunter also went deep to back Richards (1-0), who allowed a run and four hits, walked two and struck out eight against an offense that averaged 9.2 runs...
ANAHEIM, Calif. Kendrys Morales hasn't played in the field for more than two years, but the Angels' designated hitter will get a couple of starts at first base on the team's upcoming road trip.
Manager Mike Scioscia said he wants to keep Morales' bat in the lineup rather than have him sit for six games against the Colorado Rockies and Dodgers. He said Morales will...
Garrett Richards nearly pitched his way into the Los Angeles Angels' rotation this spring, losing out to the more experienced Jerome Williams for the fifth starter's spot. Given a second chance to make an impression when Jered Weaver went on the disabled list last week, Richards was outstanding against the Mariners on Tuesday night. He allowed just one run on four hits...
This has been quite the rollercoaster of a season so far, we've experienced some of the lowest lows this team has ever went through in the first months of the season, yet at the same time there have been some pretty good highs. While there have been many things going wrong with this team early on that managed to sort themselves out fairly quickly, such as the bullpen issues and...
Los Angeles Angels fans in attendance at Saturday night's game against the Texas Rangers set a Guinness World Record for most cowboy hats worn at a single event.
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Black cowboy hats were given out to the fans in order to set the record, with the only catch being that the fans had to wear the hats for 10 minutes in order to make the record...
Santana had yet another pathetic start.Just as I foretold.Vargas pitched well enough for a W. Just as I prophesied.The Angels were embarassed by the Mariners.Just as we all expected.Mariners 6 Angels 8
So Santana got roughed up again, or I should say he beat himself down with the walks, once again. 7 runs and 6 walks in less than 5 IP, this is really nothing...
By Robert Cunningham - AngelsWin.com Columnist
As the 2012 MLB Amateur Draft has unfolded I have followed the
AngelsWin.com thread, “The Official 2012 Amateur Draft Thread”, and have seen
several comments expressing some surprise at the type of choices that our front
office has made and continues to make. However these draft choices don’t
particularly surprise me and...
Mike Trout (credits below) It was a really slow night in baseball but let's get at it anyways. As many of you might already know from the feature piece I wrote a few weeks back on Allen Craig, I've got a serious man crush on this guy. In just the third game back from the DL Craig went 2-for-3 from the plate and knocked one out of the park, along with three RBI. With...
I know its really cool to watch videos and hear stories about players like Babe Ruth, Lou Gehrig, Jackie Robinson and Ty Cobb, among other great players to ever play the game. At least I didn't have the pleasure of watching them play.
For me, a lot of the greatest players I grew up watching ended up being accused of PED's use, and a couple of them coke abuse. So its a huge...
Seattle Mariners (25-33) @ Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim (29-28)
Pitching Probables: SEA – Hector Noesi (2-6, 5.51 ERA) LAA – Jerome Williams (6-2, 3.68 ERA)
Seattle Mariners (24-32) @ Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim (28-27)
Pitching Probables: SEA – Jason Vargas (6-4, 3.45 ERA) LAA – Ervin Santana (2-6, 4.78 ERA)
Game Info: 7:05 PM PT; TV - Fox Sports West; Radio - KLAA 830
After a successful series against the Rangers the Angels are looking to get back to their abusive ways against their favorite punching bag the Seattle...
With Weaver hitting the DL we are guaranteed a new number one in the rankings! Will it be the big bad Trumbomber or the Trout that Saved Anaheim?
As always, the rankings are based on a player's overall season performance with a weight on recent performance.
+1Last Week: 2
Mark Trumbo - The Legend of the Trumbomber grows with...