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MATT SHOEMAKER RUMORS

Matt Shoemaker lost 30 pounds during the offseason

Angels pitcher Matt Shoemaker apparently lost 30 pounds this offseason, according to MLB.com reporter Alden Gonzalez. The tidbit was included in one of Gonzalez’s spring training roundup stories posted on Thursday. “I lose 30 pounds every year before spring, as crazy as it sounds,” Shoemaker told Gonzalez. The 30-year-old will being the season at 210 [...]
Via Halos Insider
7 days ago  |  Discuss

ESPN says Angels the 8th best team in MLB

According to EPSN’s annual preseason MLB rankings, the Angels are the eighth best team heading into spring training, with a projected record of 87-75. Among the highlights of blogger David Schoenfield’s breakdown of the team were the dismissal of Matt Shoemaker’s 2014 season, who isn’t as good as his stats showed, and the statement that [...]
Via Halos Insider
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Questioning Matt Shoemaker’s 2014 season

Matt Shoemaker and his luxuriant beard were the breakout stars of the 2014 Angels. Let’s take a look back at how he went from farm team fodder to a potential franchise building block. How did nobody see Matt Shoemaker coming? Anybody who says they saw Shoemaker’s breakout campaign coming is a liar. There were definitely some who thought that maybe he could emerge as an inning...
Via Monkey with a Halo
November 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Week 21 Two Starts Pitchers – Matt Shoemaker

Week 21 Two Start Pitchers: he big pitching news of the week came out of Los Angeles as they Angels lost their ace Garrett Richards for rest of the season and quite possibly the first part of 2015. Richards has surprisingly been one the best pitchers in the game this season and was sure to get a few Cy Young votes as he ranked inside the Top 10 in every major pitching category. He’ll...
Via Fantasy Sports Locker Room
August 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Wife of Angels pitcher makes Twitter crack after lost no-hitter

Matt Shoemaker is, by all accounts, having a pretty decent rookie season for the Los Angeles Angels. His beard game is tremendous, he’s got that 12-4 record and, based on this tweet to Will Middlebrooks Thursday night…his wife, currently expecting their first child, is top notch. Shoemaker’s wife Danielle sent out the “butthole” message shortly after her husband gave up...
Via Hall of Very Good
August 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Angels’ Matt Shoemaker Uses Green Monster For Ice Bucket Challenge (Video)

The Los Angeles Angels are in Boston for a four-game series with the Red Sox, and pitcher Matt Shoemaker used his surroundings to complete an awesome Ice Bucket Challenge video. Shoemaker used the Green Monster to dump ice-cold water on his head from nearly 40 feet above. It was a creative way to complete the challenge and raise awareness for ALS. Shoemaker will get the start Thursday...
Via NESN.com
August 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Controversial call overshadows Shoemaker's dominance

Matt Shoemaker will probably never forget Saturday's game between the Tigers and Angels. Brad Ausmus is going to remember it for a long time too, but for entirely different reasons. Shoemaker, facing the team he grew up idolizing for the first time, pitched seven shutout innings in a 4-0 win over the Tigers with his family in the stands. "This is incredibly special," said Shoemaker...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
July 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Scouting the Opposing Pitcher: Matt Shoemaker

Tonight, the Phillies face Matt Shoemaker, a 6’2″, 27-year old righty out of Eastern Michigan University. Shoemaker is making just his second Major League after being recalled by the Halos. Shoemaker spent most of his time in the minors as a starter but always delivers from the stretch. He releases his fastball from between 75 and 80 degrees consistently and hitters are able...
Via Phillies Nation
May 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Angels calling up Matt Shoemaker for Tuesday start

The Los Angeles Angels will recall pitcher Matt Shoemaker to start Tuesdays game against the Philadelphia Phillies. Shoemaker, 27, is a right hander who owns a 6.31 ERA and a 1.68 WHIP across five minor league starts at Triple-A Salt Lake. In early April he made three appearances out of the Angels bullpen allowing three runs in 6 2/3 innings of work. After being signed as a undrafted...
Via Tireball.com
May 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Prospect Profile: #15 Los Angeles Angels Matt Shoemaker

Bats: Right Throws: Right Height: 6’2” 225 lbs. DOB: 9/27/86(Salt Lake): 11-13, 4.64 ERA, 29 BBs, 160 Ks, 184.1 IP(Majors): 0-0, 0.00 ERA, 2 BBs, 5 Ks, 5.0 IPThe original Angels pitcher with a beard, Matt Shoemaker is well known to Angels fans, having attended our Spring Training Fanfest in 2012. Last year, fans got a chance to see him in Major League action near the end of the...
Via Angelswin
March 26, 2014  |  Discuss
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