In case you have been living under a rock, the Angels have started their winter off with the bang. The club brought back highly regarded baseball mind and future manager Tim Bogar in a front office role, made one of the biggest international signings in club history by inking 20-year old Cuban infielder Roberto Baldoquin and made a couple of trades, one which sent prospect Mark...
The Tampa Bay Rays traded left-handed reliever Cesar Ramos to the Los Angeles Angels on Wednesday in exchange for right-handed reliever Mark Sappington.
Sappington, 23, earned a 4-1 record with a 6.02 ERA in 42 appearances (17 starts) in time split between Double-A Arkansas and Class-A Inland Empire last season. After converting to the bullpen in July, he went 2-0 with a 3.38 ERA...
When our other prospect writers submit scouting reports, I will provide a short background and industry consensus tool grades. There are two reasons for this: 1) giving context to account for the writer seeing a bad outing (never threw his changeup, coming back from injury, etc.) and 2) not making him go on about the […]
The highest ranked starting pitcher in the Angels farm system, Mark Sappington is getting closer and closer to the big leagues but first needs to prove that he really is rotation material.
Position: RHP Highest Level: Double-A
Bats: R Throws: R Height: 6'5" Weight: 209
Age: 23 Born: 11/7/1990
2013 Rank: #23
Interview Conducted By David Saltzer, AngelsWin.com Senior Writer
The Angels selected Sappington in the 5th round of the 2012 amateur draft out of Rockhust, Mo., a Division II school where he went unnoticed after three years of competition. Sappington signed quickly and got to work immediately with the Orem Owlz.
The tall, physical frame allows Sappington to work in the 94-95...
Angels Prospect Mark Sappington is all smiles this season with the IE 66ers
AngelsWin.com Prospect Hotlist
By Scott Stedman, AngelsWin.com Minor League Reporter
1. Mark Sappington, RHP, Inland Empire 66ers
Past 10 Days: 2-0, 0 Saves, 1.59 ERA, 11.1 IP, 10 H, 3 BB, 11 K, 1.15 WHIP
Overall: 3-0, 0 Saves, 1.59 ERA, 22.2 IP, 17 H, 9 BB, 23 K, 1.15 WHIP, .205 BAA