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Angels designate LeBlanc for assisgnment

Mike Scioscia insists Tuesday's move to designate Wade LeBlanc for assignment was not "reactionary" to the pitcher's less than stellar start Monday night. However, a different outcome than the 3.1 innings, seven hits and six earned runs he gave up in the loss 7-1 loss to the Marlins seemingly would have changed his fortune. As a result, the Angels were in search...
Via Fox Sports West
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Angels drop LHP Wade LeBlanc, call up RHP Yoslan Herrera

  Left-hander Wade LeBlanc has been designated for assignment by the Los Angeles Angels, one day after a poor debut for the club. The Angels also selected right-hander Yoslan Herrera on Tuesday. LeBlanc lasted just 3-1/3 innings against Miami on Monday in his first start for the Angels, yielding seven hits and six runs. He was recalled to take the rotation spot of Garrett Richards...
Via AP on Fox
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Wade LeBlanc designated for assignment, Angels mulling options

getty images The Los Angeles Angels designated Wade LeBlanc for assignment following his poor outing on Monday. LeBlanc allowed six runs in 3 1/3 innings of work earning his quick exit from the rotation. With the Angels needing to figure things out by Saturday they could turn to internal options Randy Wolf or Michael Roth. Of course it is worth mentioning that Bartolo Colon has cleared...
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Angels should stick with LeBlanc until roster expands

ANAHEIM, Calif. -- Filling the shoes of Garrett Richards has proved to be a daunting task. Monday night at the Big A, Wade LeBlanc, the seven-year veteran left-hander brought up last week from Triple-A to replace the injured Richards, didn't look to be the answer. Richards gave up just five earned runs in three starts during the month of August; LeBlanc gave up one more than...
Via Fox Sports West
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Wade LeBlanc realled from Salt Lake in wake of Garrett Richards injury

getty images With the loss of starting pitcher Garrett Richards on Wednesday night in Boston, the Los Angeles Angels have recalled Wade LeBlanc from Triple-A Salt Lake. Richards is likely to be announced out for the rest of the 2014 season after suffering a knee injury while attempting to cover first base. The 30-year-old LeBlanc has two appearances this season, one each for the...
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Los Angeles Angels are stocking up arms

The Los Angeles Angels had a highly disappointing season in 2013 and after retaining their manager Mike Scioscia and general manager Jerry Dipoto, they are on the hunt to fix their main problem: pitching. Wade LeBlanc (photo credit: Denis Poroy/Getty Images North America) The Angels’ pitching was horrendous this past season, apart from ace Jered Weaver and C.J. Wilson, the back...
November 12, 2013  |  Discuss

Looking for healthy players, Angels sign Wade LeBlanc

The Los Angeles Angels were devastated by injuries in 2013.  That may or may not be the reason they failed, yet again, to compete in the division.  However, there’s no doubt the team wants to avoid similar pitfalls.  There will be injuries, but if they focus on players who are not injury-prone, Los Angeles may have better luck.  That seems to be what they were doing when they...
Via MLB Injury News
November 12, 2013  |  Discuss

Astros call up LHP LeBlanc, option OF Krauss

The Houston Astros have called up left-hander Wade LeBlanc from Oklahoma City and optioned rookie outfielder Marc Krauss to the Triple-A team. Houston made the move with LeBlanc on Monday before opening a three-game series at Texas. LeBlanc was claimed off waivers by the Astros from Miami in June. He had a 9.82 ERA in 3.2 innings in three appearances earlier this season for the...
Via Fox Sports
August 19, 2013  |  Discuss

Astros claim LHP LeBlanc off waivers from Marlins

The Houston Astros claimed left-hander Wade LeBlanc off waivers from the Miami Marlins on Saturday and expect to use him out of the bullpen to provide depth in long relief. LeBlanc plans to join the team in time for Sunday's series finale in Kansas City, at which point the Astros will make a corresponding roster move. LeBlanc went 1-5 with a 5.18 ERA in seven starts for the...
Via Fox Sports
June 08, 2013  |  Discuss

Wade LeBlanc and Line Drives

Just to illustrate how slim news is about Major League Baseball around Thanksgiving, this writer finds himself writing about John Baker and Wade LeBlanc. The catcher and pitcher (respectively) were swapped in a deal between the San Diego Padres and Miami Marlins yesterday. Baker was an effective offensive player for the Marlins in 2008 and 2009 but scored weakly on defense as far...
Via The Flagrant Fan
November 23, 2011  |  Discuss
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