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MIKE SCIOSCIA RUMORS

Notebook: Scioscia pushing back rotation due to roster expansion

Rosters expand on the team's off-day Monday so manager Mike Scioscia has decided to push back the pitching rotation. Hector Santiago was scheduled to pitch Tuesday in Houston but Scioscia said Sunday morning that he would be pushed back to Thursday at Minnesota.  After Saturday night's bullpen game, Scioscia decided to keep Santiago there for the time being and made him...
Via Fox Sports West
9 hours ago  |  Discuss

Angels Fans Should Feel Pretty Good About September

As part of Commissioner Bud Selig’s special committee for on-field issues, Angels Manager Mike Scioscia is one of several members tasked with finding ways to improve the on field product.  One aspect of the game that Scioscia would like to see altered is the expansion of rosters on September 1st.  Currently, teams may expand their 25 man roster by up to 15 players when the calendar...
Via In The Neutral Zone
15 hours ago  |  Discuss

Los Angeles Angels use eight pitchers to shut down Oakland A’s in historic 2-0 victory

Angels manager Mike Scioscia knew he wasn’t going to use his starting pitcher very long Saturday, so he pulled out the old “bullpen game” card. And history was made. After three beautifully pitched innings by starter Cory Rasmus, the Angels paraded seven relief pitchers in front of the Oakland A’s, who could not score off any of them. Combine that with a two-run fourth...
Via Pro Sports Daily
23 hours ago  |  Discuss

Second Guessing Scioscia – Week 22: Do the splits

Welcome to Second-Guessing Scioscia, our look back at some of the questionable decisions that Mike Scioscia made in the last week. This isn’t because we dislike Scioscia, in fact, MWAH is officially pro-Scioscia. However, we do realize that he is not infallible and hope to use this series to bring light to the decisions in which he went wrong (or was at least perceived to be...
Via Monkey with a Halo
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Marlins' Mathis thankful Scioscia put him through the grinder

ANAHEIM, Calif. – Although three years removed from his time with the organization, Jeff Mathis still is a part of the Angels' extended family. The current Marlins catcher is the brother-in-law of Angels reliever Cory Rasmus. "I know him pretty well," Mathis said of Rasmus. Mike Scioscia has been so impressed with the catcher, he wouldn't mind if he was a...
Via Fox Sports West
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Mike Trout says Garrett Richards’ knee injury made him ‘sick to my stomach’ (video)

Los Angeles Angels pitcher Garrett Richards suffered what manager Mike Scioscia deemed afterward a “significant injury” to his left patellar tendon while attempting to cover first base during the second inning of Wednesday’s game against the Boston Red Sox. Before Richards could make it to the bag, he crumpled to the ground, writhing in clear […] The post Mike Trout says...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Mike Scioscia, Don Baylor On Jimmy Fund’s Nationwide Impact

Los Angeles Angels manager Mike Scioscia lives nearly 3,000 miles away from Boston, but he’s well aware of the Jimmy Fund’s impact. “Everybody knows about it in baseball,” Scioscia said. “If you say Jimmy Fund to anyone in baseball they know exactly what you’re talking and what the connection is with the (Red Sox).” Angels hitting coach Don Baylor, who was diagnosed...
Via NESN.com
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Angels Manager Scioscia Frustrated With Josh Hamilton’s Struggles

With the Los Angeles Angels tied for the best record in baseball, things are looking up for the Halos. However, all is not exactly perfect in the clubhouse, as $125 million man Josh Hamilton has really struggled at the plate this season. After going 2 for 9 with seven strikeouts over the weekend against the Texas Rangers, his former team, Hamilton sat out the series finale to clear...
Via BlackSportsOnline
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Mike Scioscia: Josh Hamilton not the same player he was with Rangers

Mike Scioscia isn’t exactly thrilled with the type of production — or lack thereof — he’s received from Josh Hamilton. Hamilton is only hitting .216 with a .630 OPS since the All-Star break and went 1-for-5 with 4 strikeouts Friday against the Rangers. That prompted Scioscia to say Saturday that Hamilton isn’t the player he […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Mount Rushmore of baseball skippers? Scioscia talks Hall of Fame inductions

ANAHEIM, Calif. -- It's almost the Mount Rushmore of baseball managers. The trio of managers that were inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown, N.Y. Sunday morning were first-ballot legends that Los Angeles Angels manager Mike Scioscia felt could very well be immortalized in granite on a mountain somewhere. What made Tony LaRussa, Bobby Cox and Joe Torre so successful...
Via Fox Sports West
July 27, 2014  |  Discuss
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