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According to reports, this is how Billy Beane feels.
The casual fan will be excused for not knowing this, but Yoenis “La Potencia” Cespedes is having a phenomenal rookie year.
The Cuban import entered the league this past offseason with a fanfare rivaled only by that of Yu Darvish, who had the w...
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One of the problems with playing on the West Coast is that players sometimes get overlooked at post-season awards time.
That's not likely to happen this year, certainly not with Angels rookie Mike Trout on virtually everyone's radar.
Trout has been at the head of the American League Rookie of the Year class almost since he joined the Angels on April 28. He's been a...
How does Billy Beane do it? He consistently inserts these random players in to a hodge podge lineup and every 3 or 4 years he gets himself a pretty good team.
It’s not nearly as romantic as they make it all sound in Moneyball, and most of it is due to the pitchers, but I’m still impressed. The Red Sox can barely put a winning team on the field with a 180 million dollar roster...
Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim outfielder Mike Trout has been voted the Budweiser Presents American League Player of the Month for July, the first such honor of his career and the first for the Angels since Kendrys Morales in August 2009. Budweiser, the official beer sponsor of Major League Baseball and sponsor of 23 of 30 clubs, is also the presenting sponsor of the National League...
You read the title of this article, otherwise you wouldn't be here. Clearly there is some chicanery afoot. After all, with the mind-blowingly amazing season Mike Trout is having, how could there possibly be any question about who the American League Rookie of the Year is going to be this year?
The 20-year old phenom is re-writing the record books on a seemingly daily basis...
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There is a huge battle in the American League West.
The Texas Rangers and the Los Angeles Angels.
This division is heating up.
Lets start off with the Texas Rangers.
The Texas Rangers might look like they are in control of the AL West division, but the Los Angeles Angels are right on their tails. The Rangers are sitting on a very good record...
The August 3rd, 2012 edition of daily news for the Los Angeles ...
[Billy Beane and Kevin Towers] operate, as ballplayers do, without a fear of failure. This year Beane found too many phone calls that came his way that sounded like this: "I have interest in one of your players and this is what I'm going to give you for him."
"That's not deal-making," Beane said.
It's name-your-own price. The art of the deal has been...
It's been repeated ad nauseam, but my god, what an embarrassment of riches baseball has in rookies this year. We've already got Mike Trout and Bryce Harper making their breakout and debut, respectively. We've got Yu Darvish and Yoenis Cespedes taking almost comically different routes from foreign to American baseball (the "almost" coming because of the sad yet...