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Angels pull Shoemaker from start, recall Heaney from minors

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) The Los Angeles Angels have made a pitching change for their series finale against the Houston Astros, recalling left-hander Andrew Heaney from Triple-A Salt Lake to make his sixth major league start instead of struggling Matt Shoemaker. Heaney is making his Angels debut Wednesday. He was 0-3 with a 6.93 ERA in five starts last season with the Miami Marlins...
Via AP on Fox
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Will the real Matt Shoemaker please stand up?

Coming into last season, Angels fans didn’t know what to expect from the teams’ starting rotation. Garrett Richards was finally going to get a full season as a starter, but would there be growing pains? Jered Weaver had lost even more velocity on his fastball, how was that going to translate? Hector Santiago and Tyler Skaggs were traded for in the offseason. Santiago didn’t...
Via Monkey with a Halo
May 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Halo Headlines: Dipoto knows he will have to make trades, examining Shoemaker’s tough start

The May 12th, 2015 edition of Los Angeles Angels news including Dipoto knows he will have to make trades, examining Shoemaker’s tough start and much more… The Story: Jerry Dipoto knows he is going to have to make some trades to help the lineup.The Monkey Says: But he also knows that the trade market isn’t open yet. He’s undoubtedly laying groundwork for when it does...
Via Monkey with a Halo
May 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Boxscore Breakdown #31: It’s the great pumpkin, Matt Shoemaker – Astros 6, Angels 5

You better get back home, Cinderella because the clock is about to strike midnight. For the second start in a row, Matt Shoemaker surrendered three homers. For the second time in four starts, he lasted just three innings. I really like Shoemaker and am actively rooting for him, but, boy, that’s rough. He’s now given up 10 homers in just six starts to give him an ugly 2.87...
Via Monkey with a Halo
May 10, 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...
Via Monkey with a Halo
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...
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...
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

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