Once seen as being on the fast track to playing a big part in the Angels bullpen, Nick Maronde took a big step backwards in 2013 instead. Can he get himself back on track?
Position: LHP Highest Level: Majors
Bats: B Throws: L Height: 6'3" Weight: 206
Age: 24 Born: 9/5/1989
2013 Rank: #2
2013 Season Stats
The Los Angeles Angels have optioned left handed pitcher Nick Maronde to Double-A Arkansas after allowing three runs in 2 1/3 innings in three appearances last week with the parent club. He should don the halo once again at some point this summer.
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And Boom goes the dynamite…or the ball bag!
Umpire John Hirschbeck was the victim of a Nick Maronde fastball that went right off the glove of Chris Iannetta in the top of the 4th inning. Not sure if Hirschbeck was wearing a cup but if anyone has ever been hit in the cup with a baseball knows that it still rattles the cage.
The Angels ended up losing to the Texas Rangers 11-3...
As many guys can attest to: getting hit in the groin isn't fun.
During Wednesday night's Texas Rangers/Los Angeles Angels game, home plate umpire John Hirschbeck unfortunately took a pitch to the groin due to an unlucky bounce.
Texas catcher A.J. Pierzynski was at the plate and Angels pitcher Nick Maronde fired a low fastball to catcher Chris Ianetta.
Umpire John Hirschbeck will never be the same after this (untrue). Check out how a fastball from Nick Maronde was just a bit inside and slipped past the catcher’s mitt and went directly where no man wants a fastball to end up. Hirschbeck and his extremely sturdy cup were fine.
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Home plate umpire John Hirschbeck was in the line of fire on Wednesday night, and his manly region got the worst end of a foul ball.
A.J. Pierzynski was up in the fourth inning of the Texas Rangers-LA Angels game and checked his swing on a pitch from Nick Maronde. He fouled the ball off, and it appeared to go into the dirt before jumping up and nailing Hirschbeck in the groin. The...
MLB News: The Los Angeles Angels recalled left hander Nick Maronde from Triple-A Salt Lake today while optioning infielder Thomas Field to the same minor league affliate. Maronde is expected to pitch middle relief while Field could be a late summer call up.
Fantasy Ramifications: Neither Maronde or Field holds any fantsay value for 2013.
The post Los Angeles Angels Recall Nick...
Prospect Profile - Nike Maronde (LHP)
Bats: Left Throws: Left Height: 6’3” 205 lbs. DOB: 9/5/89(AZL Angels/Inland Empire/Arkansas/Angels): 6-4, 2.21 ERA, 22 BBs, 97 Ks, 105.2 IP
After a solid start to his professional career in 2011, ranking atop the pioneer league's crop of prospects, Maronde was one of four players to make it to the big leagues from the 2011...
Interview Conducted by David Saltzer - AngelsWin.com Senior Writer
Nick Maronde was the Angels 3rd round pick in the 2011 First-Year-Player draft out of the University of Florida. The conversion from a closer in college to a starter in pro ball has been very smooth for Maronde. In his first full season in the Angels organization, Maronde put up impressive numbers mostly...
Sam Farber, the IE 66ers Director of Broadcasting reflects on the 2012
High-A Angels affiliate, its players and the season he saw. He gives in
depth reports on CJ Cron, Kaleb Cowart, Randal Grichuk, Taylor Lindsey,
Nick Maronde, and Travis Witherspoon. He also talks about some of the
players he saw around the California League.
Click below to watch our interview with the...