Halo Headlines: Figgins retiring as Angel; Wilson reinventing delivery

The March 21, 2016 edition of Los Angeles Angels news includes a fan favorite officially retiring as a Halo, C.J. Wilson restructuring his throwing motion to take pressure off his shoulder, and more… The Story: Chone Figgins signs one-day contract with Angels to retire as part of the organization MWAH Says: A nice move by the Halos to have Figgins officially retire with the...
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March 21, 2016  |  Discuss

Chone Figgins will retire after signing one-day contract with Angels

Chone Figgins will sign a one-day contract with the Los Angeles Angels and retire from Major League Baseball on Monday, the team announced Sunday afternoon.The 38-year-old, who last played with the Dodgers in 2014, noted his most memorable years in the big leagues occurred during the eight seasons he spent with the Angels.Figgins played for Mike Scioscia's Angels from 2002 to 2009...
Via FOX Sports
March 20, 2016  |  Discuss

Chone Figgins announces plan to retire with LA Angels

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) Chone Figgins will retire Monday after signing a one-day contract with the Los Angeles Angels. The 38-year-old utility player and the Angels announced their plan Sunday. Figgins spent eight of his 12 major league seasons with the Angels, debuting on the franchise's only World Series championship team in 2002. The speedy Figgins became an Angels regular in...
Via Associated Press
March 20, 2016  |  Discuss

Kings celebration breaks out during Dodgers win

LOS ANGELES -- The crowd at Dodger Stadium erupted. And it had zero to do with what was happening on the field. Chone Figgins was at the plate of the Dodgers' 4-3 win over Arizona Friday. The score, at the moment, was 2-1 in favor of the Dodgers in the bottom of the sixth inning and it was a 1-2 count to Figgins. While Twitter was abuzz over Doc Emrick for his exceptional call of...
Via Fox Sports West
June 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Chone Figgins likely going to Australia & other notes

“He’ll be on the plane, as of right now.” (By: Dustin Nosler) GLENDALE, Ariz. — Not much is happening early at Camelback Ranch this morning, as the players aren’t taking batting or fielding practice. They only just came out to stretch and play some catch. Rockies Dodgers 1:05pm PT Glendale, Ariz. LF Blackmon RF Puig CF Barnes ...
Via Dodgers Digest
March 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Chone Figgins, Dodgers agree to minor league contract

The Dodgers, in search of infield depth, signed former Angels infielder/outfielder Chone Figgins to a minor league contract with an invite to Major League camp. If Figgins makes the Dodgers in spring training, he would provide depth at second base, third base and in the outfield. He also could compete for the starting job at second base if the Dodgers decide Cuban rookie Alexander...
Via Fox Sports West
January 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Dodgers Sign Chone Figgins, And I Make Archer Jokes

(via) Do you have any idea how hard it was not to just make this the headline picture? I’d rather we were still talking about Dustin’s 41-50 prospect list, and so do you, but instead we’re here talking about Chone Figgins, who signed a minor-league deal (along with an invite to camp) with the Dodgers today, his 36th birthday. Before we get to the lulz — and trust me, there...
Via Dodgers Digest
January 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Figgins works out for scouts, shows passion in comeback attempt

There was the workout. And there was the speech. By all accounts, Chone Figgins made a strong impression during his audition for nine clubs Wednesday in Tampa. But he made an even stronger impression afterward, speaking from the heart while giving an impromptu address to the assembled scouts. "I wanted them to see the passion in my eyes," said Figgins, a super-utility man who played...
Via FOX Sports
January 16, 2014  |  Discuss

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