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Halo Headlines: Street has mild strain, Shoemaker still battling soreness

The September 24, 2015 edition of Los Angeles Angels news includes an update on Huston Street’s groin strain, Matt Shoemaker suffering a setback, Jered Weaver dealing with shoulder tightness, and more (mostly injury) news. Some mood music for you… The Story: Huston Street has Grade 1 groin strain MWAH Says: On the muscle tear scale, a Grade 1 is about the best news one can...
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10 days ago  |  Discuss

Angels skipping Shoemaker in rotation due to forearm strain

A right forearm strain will sideline Matt Shoemaker of the Los Angeles Angels at least one start, it was announced over the weekend. The news comes after Shoemaker threw back-to-back strong outings for the Halos, allowing just one run over his past 14 1/3 innings of work. Fortunately for the team, his strain is considered to be a minor issue.  Shoemaker updated's Alden Gonzalez...
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September 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Boxscore Breakdown #132: The other shoe didn’t drop – Angels 6, Athletics 2

A funny thing happened to the Angels in this game- nothing. Matt Shoemaker could’ve fallen victim to a big inning early, but he didn’t. He could’ve collapsed in the seventh, but he didn’t. The decision to call on two freshly called up relievers to work the eighth could’ve blown up in Scioscia’s face, but it didn’t. Huston Street‘s troublesome start to the ninth could’ve...
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September 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Halo Headlines: Shoemaker rejoins rotation, Perez gets his chance at starting

The August 27th, 2015 edition of Los Angeles Angels news including Shoemaker rejoins rotation, Perez gets his chance at starting and much more… The Story: Matt Shoemaker will be recalled to start the finale of the Detroit series today.The Monkey Says: He pitched well enough in his Triple-A start, but the Angels also had no choice after they demoted Tropeano when they needed...
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August 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Optioned Shoemaker vows to return to Angels quickly

Matt Shoemaker was a revelation for the Los Angeles Angels in 2014, going 16-4 with a 3.04 ERA and contributing significantly for the Halos down the stretch. He's had a tougher go of things so far in 2015, and after a rough outing in Kansas City over the weekend the club optioned him to Triple-A Salt Lake. He was sent down along with reliever Cory Rasmus, with pitchers Cam Bedrosian...
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August 17, 2015  |  Discuss

2015 Player Projection: Matt Shoemaker

Matt Shoemaker and his luxuriant beard emerged from obscurity to save the Angels 2014 season. Can his Cinderella story continue in 2015 or will he turn back into a pumpkin? What happened in 2014?Oh, nothing, just Matt Shoemaker coming out of nowhere to become arguably the second-best pitcher on the Angels staff. Honestly, it was an upset when Shoe made the team as a long reliever...
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March 12, 2015  |  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...
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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...
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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...
August 21, 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...
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May 13, 2014  |  Discuss

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