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Albert Pujols' injury status is driving the Angels' recent activity

The Angels’ pending signing of free-agent infielder Luis Valbuena is more a reflection of the uncertainty surrounding first baseman Albert Pujols than a desire to trade first baseman C.J. Cron or any other player.Valbuena’s agreement with the Angels, reportedly for two years with a club option, is pending a physical and the completion of contract language, according to a major...
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January 21, 2017

With a big day, Jefry Marte tries to claim a spot in Angels future

DETROIT – Jefry Marte had something to prove to both teams on Sunday. A player always has a little extra incentive when he is facing a team that traded him, as the Detroit Tigers did when sending Marte to the Angels in January. More important,...
Via The OC Register
August 28, 2016  |  Discuss

Angels' Jefry Marte bought himself time to pull out of slump by remaining versatile

ANAHEIM – Jefry Marte has exemplified the versatility Angels manager Mike Scioscia said is often times required of a young player looking for any way into the lineup. Marte, 25, has played just 18 games in the major leagues at his natural position...
Via The OC Register
August 04, 2016  |  Discuss

Marte drives in winning run to help Angels beat A's and snap six-game skid

ANAHEIM – Seventeen hours earlier at Angel Stadium, Jefry Marte stepped to the plate with one out in the bottom of the ninth inning. The bases were loaded. Marte represented the potential tying run with the Angels down four. The first pitch he...
Via The OC Register
June 26, 2016  |  Discuss

Umpire Paul Emmel gets hit in head with bat, suffers nasty cut

Home plate umpire Paul Emmel had to leave Thursday night’s game between the Oakland A’s and Los Angeles Angels after he was hit in the head with a bat and suffered a nasty cut. Angels third baseman Jefry Marte lost control of his bat on a swing and miss in the bottom of the ninth, and it hit Emmel on the top of the head where he had no protection. It was a frightening scene...
Via Larry Brown Sports
June 24, 2016  |  Discuss

MLB umpire Paul Emmel suffers severe head wound after being hit by bat

A very scary scene on Thursday night in Anaheim, as home plate umpire Paul Emmel was hit in the head by a bat, and suffered a severe head wound. Jefry Marte was batting for the Angels with two outs in the bottom of the ninth, and lost his bat on the follow through of his swing. The bat then hit Emmel in the head. Oh my, bat slips out of Jefry Marte’s hands, hits HP umpire Paul...
Via The Comeback
June 24, 2016  |  Discuss

Angels consider using Jefry Marte in left field to get his bat in the lineup more often

ANAHEIM – The Angels’ search for some power in left field might end with Jefry Marte. On Sunday, Marte hit his third home run in five games and fourth since he was recalled from Triple-A on May 31. Though he was batting .200 this month going into...
Via The OC Register
June 13, 2016  |  Discuss

Halo Headlines: Jefry Marte acquired; Albert Pujols swinging off tee

The January 28, 2016 edition of Los Angeles Angels news includes acquiring a corner infielder from the Tigers, a return to baseball activities for Albert Pujols, and more… The Story: Angels acquire 1B/3B Jefry Marte from Tigers for 2B Kody Eaves MWAH Says: My first thought after this trade was, “Uh oh, Albert Pujols’ recovery must have hit a setback.” But then I took...
Via Monkey with a Halo
January 28, 2016  |  Discuss

VIDEO: Jefry Marte’s foul ball “blew up a beverage”

Check out this video of a foul ball off the bat of Tigers first baseman Jefry Marte destroying a beer in the right field corner during Wednesday’s 2-1 win over the Royals. Foul ball “blew up a beverage”. #Tigers A video posted by Always Sunny (@itsalwayssunnyindetroit) on Aug 5, 2015 at 7:07pm PDT And here is the aftermath. Notice that a girl…a girl…ended up snatching...
Via It's Always Sunny in Detroit
August 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Tigers rookie Jefry Marte comes up big in first major-league start

It took him 7 1/2 years to make it to the big leagues, but when Jefry Marte finally got the call, he made it count. The Tigers rookie made his first major-league start on Wednesday, collecting an RBI double and homering in Detroit's 5-4 victory over the Mariners. "I'm so excited, man," Marte said (via after the game. "First career homer in the big leagues. Man, I don't know...
Via FOX Sports
July 09, 2015  |  Discuss

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