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When The Trade Fails: Looking Back at the 2009 Trade Deadline

July 31st, 2009. It was a typical hot July Friday afternoon. I was 17-years-old, enjoying my last summer vacation and getting ready for my senior year in high school. On that blistering Friday afternoon, I decided to escape my oven of an apartment and go up to my local library to check what was going on in baseball. It was the trade deadline and I knew the Tigers were going to be...
Via The Majors Detroit
July 28, 2013  |  Discuss

Angels Classic Rewind | Dateline: May 1st, 2002

By Joe Haakenson, Contributor -  MAY 1, 2002 GAME 26 - ANGELS AT INDIANS CLEVELAND – Jarrod Washburn spent much of Wednesday afternoon in the Angels clubhouse making sure a group of his teammates were committed to going on the early-morning fishing trip he organized for today. Ramon Ortiz, though, promised to go only if Washburn pitched well against the...
Via Angelswin
May 02, 2013  |  Discuss

Angels Classic Rewind | Dateline: April 13th, 2002...

By Joe Haakenson, Contributor -  APRIL 13, 2002 GAME 11 - A’S AT ANGELS ANAHEIM – Angels starter Jarrod Washburn gave up five early runs and the Angels’ offense again was silent after a two-run first inning in the Oakland A’s 7-2 victory over the Angels Saturday night before 33,554 at Edison Field. The loss was the Angels’ sixth in a row, dropping...
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April 13, 2013  |  Discuss

Ex-Angel Washburn joins head coaching ranks

TEMPE, Ariz. -- A second player from the Angels 2002 World Series championship team has joined the head coaching ranks, though not quite at the level of Darin Erstad, who is in his second season at the University of Nebraska. Jarrod Washburn, the ace of the Angels title team, recently took over as the baseball coach at Webster High School, the left-handers alma mater in the tiny...
Via Fox Sports West
March 07, 2013  |  Discuss

Where Are They Now – Jarrod Washburn

By Brian Waller - Columnist During the offseason it gets a little slow around the message boards. Even though it’s the offseason, there is still plenty of Angel’s baseball to cover. Some like David Saltzer get some terrific interviews while others like Gregory Bird provide great in-depth analysis regarding how the line-up should be constructed. I personally...
Via Angelswin
January 24, 2013  |  Discuss

Phillies Claim LHP Robles From Mariners

The Phillies claimed left-handed pitcher Mauricio Robles from the Seattle Mariners today. Robles, 23, has a career 4.15 ERA in seven seasons, which includes stops in Triple-A Tacoma in each of the last three years. Robles has struggled in 15 games at Triple-A, 6.71 ERA, but strikes out batters at a 9.4 K/9 IP over his career. Robles was placed on waivers by the Mariners last week...
Via Phillies Nation
December 14, 2012  |  Discuss

Random Athlete of the Day- Jarrod Washburn

Jarrod Washburn was a left-handed pitcher for the Anaheim Angels, Seattle Mariners and Detroit Tigers between 1998-2009. His best year came in 2002, where he went 18-6 and had a career best 3.15 ERA for the Angels. However, Washburn experienced from postseason struggles that season. Washburn won his only ALDS start against the New York Yankees, and pitched extremely well in the ALCS...
Via Taking Bad Schotz
November 26, 2012  |  Discuss
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