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Huston Street joins a select group of closers with 300 career saves

Huston Street is the 27th pitcher in baseball history to record 300 career saves.  He reached the mark on Wednesday night as he wrapped up a 5-2 win for the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim over the Minnesota Twins.  He is the second youngest, at age 31, to reach the 300 club.  Only Francisco Rodriguez was younger.  Only five others reached the 300 plateau with fewer save opportunities...
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12 days ago  |  Discuss

Halo Headlines: Weaver a week from returning, Street ready to roll, Angels still pursuing bats

The July 17th, 2015 edition of Los Angeles Angels news including Weaver a week from returning, Street ready to roll, Angels still pursuing bats and much more… The Story: Jered Weaver is still about a week away from returning.The Monkey Says: He threw a simulated game yesterday, but apparently he needs another one. That means at least one more start for Matt Shoemaker to do...
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19 days ago  |  Discuss

Halo Headlines: Street out until after All-Star break, Gott making a strong impression

The July 10th, 2015 edition of Los Angeles Angels news including Street out until after All-Star break, Gott making a strong impression and much more… The Story: Huston Street will be out until after the All-Star break.The Monkey Says: He is actually encouraged with how good he feels, which is a good sign. He was even talking about possibly pitching by Sunday but realizes...
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26 days ago  |  Discuss

Angels' Street not overly concerned with groin injury

Despite picking up the save in the Los Angeles Angels' 3-2 win over the Colorado Rockies on Wednesday night, closer Huston Street felt a twinge in his left groin after throwing the final pitch.  According to the O.C. Register's Jeff Fletcher, Street could be re-evaluated this weekend when the Angels play the Seattle Mariners.  No stranger to groin issues throughout his career,...
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26 days ago  |  Discuss

Angels' Street looking forward to significant personal milestone

Los Angeles Angels closer Huston Street is getting very close to an impressive personal achievement. Entering play Monday, Street has 296 career saves in his career - leaving him with just four to go until he cracks the 300 Club.  Only 26 pitchers have ever hit 300 saves (dating back to 1969, when the 'save' became an official stat), so when Street eclipses that total he'll become...
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June 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Stat Sunday: Street Struggling With Command

The sample size is still small, but most of Huston Street’s peripheral numbers appear to be trending in a positive direction this season. His strikeout rate is up, his home run rate is down, his batting average-against is down, and his walk rate is right in line with his career norms. And with the tallying of his 19th save (in 21 opportunities) Saturday night, dropping his earned...
Via Monkey with a Halo
June 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Life in baseball a continual learning experience for Angels' studious Street

Huston Street is an accomplished, veteran relief pitcher - but that doesn't mean he's stopped learning.That the Los Angeles Angels have one of the league's most efficient ninth-inning pitchers in their closer is no accident. Street, 31, hasn't stopped learning since breaking into the Majors with the Oakland A's about a decade ago. The pitcher admitted as much to the O.C. Register...
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June 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Los Angeles Angels: Relief Street

Street has 15 saves thus far in 2015. In a year where the Los Angeles Angels (25-24) have seen their fair share of ups and downs, one thing has been beyond consistent. That thing is the play of closing pitcher, Huston Street. His most recent example of success came during last night’s game. Set-up man, Joe Smith, was unavailable to pitch due to neck pain. That allowed Street to...
May 30, 2015  |  Discuss

BREAKING: Angels give Huston Street contract extension

It took a little longer than expected, but the Angels finally agreed to the Huston Street contract extension they’ve been negotiating for months. The LA Times reports that he’ll be getting a two-year deal worth $18 million: #Angels sign Huston Street to 2-year extension thru '17 with option for '18. Guaranteed $18m includes $1m buyout. — Bill Shaikin (@BillShaikin) May...
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May 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Angels Acquire Huston Street From The Padres

The Padres have made their first deadline trade as Huston Street is heading to the Angels. It is reportedly a 2 for 4 deal; the Padres are receiving 4 minor leaguers while the Angels get Street and a minor leaguer. The known players acquired by the Padres so far are: Taylor Lindsey, Jose Rondon, and R.J. Alvarez.   Taylor Lindsey was considered the Halos best prospect by Baseball...
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July 18, 2014  |  Discuss

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