With Maicer Izturis gone, the Angels are on the hunt for his heir apparent and Andrew Romine should get the first shot at filling his metaphorically large but physically small shoes. But is he up to the task?
2012 Stats: 21 PA, .412 AVG, .500 OBP, .412 SLG, 2 R, 0 HR, 1 RBI, 1 SB, 0 CS, 32 K, .413 wOBA, 165 OPS+, 0.2 fWAR
2013 ZiPS Projections: 494 PA, .232 AVG, .288 OBP...
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Mike Olt made his major league debut for the Texas Rangers on Thursday night, and that's a big deal, because he's one of the top prospects in baseball (#11 in fact on Baseball America's midseason top 50 prospects). Dude had 28 bombs, 82 RBI, and a .977 OPS at Double-A Frisco this season.
Well, Olt went 1 for 3 in his big-league debut, and surely thought he was going...
Players, like Andrew Romine, know their time in the big is limited,
but they're enjoying the ride.
The May 25th, 2012 edition of daily news for the Los Angeles Angels ...
The Los Angeles Angels have designated for assignment reliever David Pauley and recalled infielder Andrew Romine from Triple-A Salt Lake.
The Angels made the roster moves on Thursday ahead of their series opener in Seattle.
Pauley had appeared in just four games since his contract was purchased from Salt Lake on May 7. Pauley was 0-1 with a 4.82 ERA and was deemed expendable because...
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May 24, 2012
The May 24th, 2012 edition of daily news for the Los Angeles Angels ...