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2015 Player Projection: Josh Rutledge

Someone’s got to start at second base for the Angels, right? Despite a terrible track record, that someone looks like it will be Josh Rutledge. But does he deserve it? What happened in 2014?After losing his starting job at second base with the Rockies the year before, Josh Rutledge was relegated to bench duty for the Rockies. The terrible, no good, awful Rockies. Of course, because...
Via Monkey with a Halo
March 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Handicapping the Angels second base competition

Far and away the biggest source of intrigue heading into spring training is the Angels second base competition. It portends to be quite the battle royale, a true melee of mediocrity. Who will be the lesser of five evils? Let’s find out! Josh RutledgePro: Maybe he will develop now that he has that Rockies stank off of him. Con: Couldn’t hit at Coors Field. Couldn’t field...
Via Monkey with a Halo
February 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Halo Headlines: Angels 12-to-1 to win World Series, can Josh Rutledge replace Howie Kendrick?

The December 16th, 2014 edition of daily news for the Los Angeles Angels including Angels 12-to-1 to win World Series, can Josh Rutledge replace Howie Kendrick and much more… The Story: The Angels have the tied for the fourth-best odds to win the World Series, according to Vegas sportsbooks.The Monkey Says: Tied with the Tigers (OK) and the Cubs (huh?). These odds are meaningless...
Via Monkey with a Halo
December 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Rockies rebuilding bullpen at winter meetings

New Colorado Rockies general manager Jeff Birdich took the job knowing full well that securing pitching help was his number one priority. At baseball winter meetings, going on now, the Rockies have been relatively quiet, especially when compared with their division rivals. However, the freshman general manager has made a couple under the radar moves with an eye on improving a bullpen...
Via Mile High Sports
December 12, 2014  |  Discuss

TRADE ALERT: Angels acquire IF Josh Rutledge

In a move that was rumored for a few days now, the Angels have acquired infielder Josh Rutledge from the Colorado Rockies for relief prospect Jairo Diaz. Halos have acquired INF Josh Rutledge from Rockies for RHP Jairo Diaz #Angels #WinterMeetings — Eric Kay (@EKayAngels) December 11, 2014 Rutledge was once a top Rockies prospect, but never really panned out. He’ll turn 26...
Via Monkey with a Halo
December 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Josh Rutledge Is Ready for a Big Second Half

When Colorado’s Troy Tulowitzki was placed on the 15-day disabled list with a strained hip flexor, fantasy teams and the Rockies knew their clubs would take a hit. Luckily for Colorado, they had a replacement in-house who has some offensive skill of his own. Hopefully, your fantasy team had him as a handcuff already. Josh Rutledge, who can play second base, third base and shortstop...
Via Batting Leadoff
August 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Creeper of the Week: Get Out of Your Rutledge With Some Josh-ing

Hello Razzballers! Happy Sunday before the non-waiver trade deadline. *Pops party popper* Today I bring you a Creeper that feels more like a buy, but because Josh Rutledge is only 7.4% owned, he qualifies for my purposes. This is the time of the year that we need to make moves fast, cut the dead weight and change how we value our players ROS. When an opportunity arises we need to...
Via Razzball
July 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Fantasy Roundup: Shortstop Replacements

Rutledge may not have Tulo’s bat, but he has his at-bats! (Photo: Chris Humphreys-USA TODAY Sports) Troy Tulowitzki has been out of the lineup since Saturday and was placed on the DL with a thigh strain. There is no estimated time table for his return. If you own Tulowitzki you have to hold onto him, but his replacement, Josh Rutledge, is a very intriguing fantasy replacement in...
Via Baseball Professor
July 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Rockies' Josh Rutledge on DL with viral infection

The Colorado Rockies placed infielder Josh Rutledge on the 15-day DL retroactive to April 28 with a viral infection, reports Adam Berry of MLB.com, and recalled infielder Ryan Wheeler from Triple-A Colorado Springs. In 11 games, Rutledge hit .318/.375/.500. Wheeler batted .247/.286/.402 with three home runs and nine RBI in 25 games for Colorado Springs. #487113913 / gettyimages...
Via Sports Injury Alert
May 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Rockies' injury updates on Josh Rutledge, Jhoulys Chacin and Justin Morneau

Although the Colorado Rockies won just 74 games in 2013, it marked a 10-win improvement over 2012.  In order to continue the positive trend in 2014, the Rockies will need to stay relatively injury-free.  That hasn't quite worked out so far this Spring Training as second basemen Josh Rutledge, first baseman Justin Morneau and pitcher Jhoulys Chacin are all dealing with injury issues...
Via Sports Injury Alert
March 05, 2014  |  Discuss
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