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Halo Headlines: Morin demoted, Rasmus promoted, Angels still seeking bullpen trades

The July 31st, 2015 edition of Los Angeles Angels news including Morin demoted, Rasmus promoted, Angels still seeking bullpen trades and much more… The Story: Mike Morin took his demotion to the minors well.The Monkey Says: He has had major command issues since coming off the DL and he isn’t under any delusion about it. He clearly isn’t happy with himself, but he also...
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July 31, 2015  |  Discuss

Angels' Morin has open and honest take on demotion

Sometimes players take news of a demotion to the minor leagues with frustration, anger, surprise and general disillusionment. That's not the case with Mike Morin, who was optioned by the Los Angeles Angels on Wednesday. When asked his thoughts by Jeff Fletcher of the O.C. Register, Morin replied with this open and on-point answer: "Seven and a half ERA, dude".  He expanded a bit...
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July 30, 2015  |  Discuss

2015 Player Projection: Mike Morin

Mike Morin was the first of the Angels crop of relief prospects to reach the Majors and he did not disappoint. Can he take another step forward in his sophomore year? What happened in 2014?Mike Morin nearly made the Angels out of Spring Training. He might as well have. The Halos had him start at Double-A where he lasted for five appearances before getting a promotion to Triple-A...
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March 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Questioning Mike Morin’s 2014 season

The Angels have been waiting on a contingent of relief prospects to arrive in the majors and bolster the bullpen. They finally reaped the first of that crop when they called up Mike Morin early in the season and steadily incorporated him into being a key member of the revamped relief corps. How good is that changeup? So, so good. I have a crush on Morin’s changeup. I want to...
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November 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Angels Injury Update: Mike Morin to return next Saturday

Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim reliever Mike Morin is expected to be activated from the 15-day disabled list next Saturday, reports Matthew DeFranks of Morin should be ready to be activated Saturday, Scioscia said. Morin said his foot his at about 90 percent. #Angels— Matthew DeFranks (@MDeFranks) August 9, 2014#451405528 / gettyimages.comMorin lacerated his foot...
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August 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Angels reliever Mike Morin injured by beach

Morin's laceration happened when he cut the bottom of his foot walking on the beach Saturday. Got four stitches, should be back in 2 weeks. — Alden Gonzalez (@Alden_Gonzalez) August 4, 2014 If you don’t see sharp sea shells by the St. Petersburg seashore and you step on said sharp sea shells by the St. Petersburg sea shore, you may wind up needing stitches — and a trip to...
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August 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Angels rookie reliever wears pink backpack to bullpen (Video)

Your browser does not support iframes.Los Angeles Angels rookie reliever Mike Morin went through some standard rookie hazing by having to wear a pink backpack to the bullpen before Tuesday night's game in Baltimore.The pink backpack was appropriately labeled as the "Bullpen Rookie Goodie Bag", so Morin is simply paying his dues. It doesn't matter how good he is in the field. Morin...
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July 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Confident Mike Morin shows his value as Angels reliever

ANAHEIM, Calif. -- Angels manager Mike Scioscia was asked a few days ago if rookie reliever Mike Morin gained confidence from a strikeout of Miguel Cabrera.  He shook his head and chuckled a bit. Morin, he explained, is not lacking confidence. An example off the field, one that occurred way before he was even drafted by the Los Angeles Angels, perfectly illustrates Scioscia's point...
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July 28, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: Mike Morin makes diving catch after two Angels teammates collide

Your browser does not support iframes.Los Angeles Angels reliever Mike Morin made an impressive diving catch on a deflected popup after two teammates collided trying to catch the ball during Sunday's game against Houston.It happened in the top of the eighth inning with two outs as Astros batter Jon Singleton hit a popup in front of the pitcher's mound. Angels catcher Hank Conger...
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July 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Angels' Mike Morin's stint has calmed down following hectic start

ANAHEIM, Calif. -- If you ask Angels reliever Mike Morin, it's been an "incredible" 10 days with the big club since being called up from Triple-A Salt Lake City. It's been a lot less hectic than how it first started. When Morin learned he was getting called up, the Bees were in Reno. After the game he was told he was going to be meeting the Angels in New York for the finale of their...
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May 07, 2014  |  Discuss

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