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Questioning David Freese’s 2014 season

Today, I am starting a new series for the offseason because I clearly don’t do enough offseason series (i.e. top prospects, player projections, free agency preview). This series will functionally be a season in review for each player, but I’m not going to bother with all the basic info. You watch the Angels, you know this stuff already. Instead, I’ll be looking back at some...
Via Monkey with a Halo
7 hours ago  |  Discuss

Halo Headlines: the best teams should make the World Series, Hansen under consideration for Oakland hitting coach

The October 20th, 2014 edition of daily news for the Los Angeles Angels including the best teams should make the World Series, Hansen under consideration for Oakland hitting coach and much more… The Story: The best teams should make the World Series. The Monkey Says: Less talking about the Royals, more talking about how the Halos should have gone to the World Series. I liked...
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17 hours ago  |  Discuss's 10th Anniversary Member Appreciation Interview with tomsred

As we celebrate our 10th anniversary at we've focused our attention on our writers, contributors, moderators & website members. Today we put the spotlight on our moderator, contest admin and long time member, Tom Anderson. Tom, who goes by "tomsred" on our forum is both an active contributor in discussions and has headed up our Gameday Prediction Thread...
Via Angelswin
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Halo Headlines: Angels release 2015 spring training schedule, a ridiculous Josh Hamilton trade rumor

The October 17th, 2014 edition of daily news for the Los Angeles Angels including Angels release 2015 spring training schedule, a ridiculous Josh Hamilton trade rumor and much more… The Story: The Angels released their 2015 spring training schedule. The Monkey Says: Yup, that’s a spring training schedule. It sure looks a lot like most previous spring training schedules. The...
Via Monkey with a Halo
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Rays sign reliever Michael Kohn

Reliever Michael Kohn is joining the Tampa Bay Rays. The team announced the signing of the right-hander to a one-year major-league contract Thursday, which brings Tampa Bay's 40-man roster to its full capacity. Kohn, 28, made the Los Angeles Angels' Opening Day roster this season and produced a 3.04 ERA in 25 appearances before he was optioned in June. Selected by...
Via Fox Sports Florida
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Angels announce 2015 spring training schedule

The American League West champion Angels announced the 2015 spring training schedule on Thursday. The Angels will train in Tempe, Ariz. for the 23rd straight season and kick off their spring slate with a March 5 matchup vs. Milwaukee at Temple Diablo Stadium. The squad will play 15 home games, including a March 28 showdown with crosstown-rival Dodgers, and will conclude spring training...
Via Fox Sports West
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Angels Rumors: Cody Rasmus could move into starting role

The Los Angeles Angels head into the off season following a 98-win season but a disappointing sweep at the hand of the American League Champion Kansas City Royals. At first in the Major Leagues in runs scored, the Angels appear to have little worries on offense. They could improve on a staff that was in the middle of the pack in ERA. One pitcher who could give the starting rotation...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss's 10th Anniversary Member Appreciation Interview with BaseballMom

As we celebrate our 10th anniversary at we've focused our attention on our writers, contributors & website members. Today we put the spotlight on our resident mom, BaseballMom. Jody has been to almost every spring and summer fanfest event we've had to date, including our annual softball tournaments that benefits our favorite charity, the OC Miracle League...
Via Angelswin
5 days ago  |  Discuss

2015 Minor League Preview: Los Angeles Angels

Organizational Talent Rankings via Baseball America 2014 (30) | 2013 (30) | 2012 (18) | 2011 (15) | 2010 (26) 2014 Affiliate Records MLB: [98-64] AL West AAA: [60-84] Pacific Coast League - Salt Lake AA: [75-65] Texas League - Arkansas A+: [62-78] California League - Inland Empire A: [68-71] Midwest League - Burlington Graduated Prospects C.J. Cron, 1B | Cory Rasmus, RHP | Mike...
Via Razzball
5 days ago  |  Discuss


By Jonathan Northrop, Columnist - A Bittersweet MVPIt happens sometimes: A great player misses out on an MVP award (or, in this case, two) for whatever reason, and then has an inferior campaign the following year and wins it. A classic case was Alex Rodriguez in 2003; in the previous year he was by far the best player in the AL but lost out to Miguel Tejada. In 2003...
Via Angelswin
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Los Angeles Angels: End of season awards

The Los Angeles Angels had a very successful regular season, winning 98 games and finishing with the best record in baseball. Their playoff run however, was quite short-lived as the team was swept by the Kansas City Royals. Now that the season is over, it is time to hand out the end of season awards. Reliever of the Year The reliever of the year goes to Joe Smith. The popular choice...
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Hamilton: I put poison in my body and fans still boo me

Josh Hamilton has struggled to remain healthy this season, and his relationship with Los Angeles Angels fans has suffered because of it. Hamilton played in just 89 games this season while battling thumb, shoulder, rib and back injuries. He went just 0-for-13 from the plate in the ALDS as the Angels were swept by the...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Los Angeles Angels: What went wrong in the ALDS

On Sunday night the Kansas City Royals completed their sweep of the Los Angeles Angels with an 8-3 win. After the loss, the Angels became just the second team since 1969 to feature the best regular season record and get swept out of the playoffs. The Angels scored only six runs in the entire series and looked nothing like the team that led baseball in runs scored. In the first game...
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Off-duty officer in hospital after beating in Angel Stadium lot

According to ABC7 News in Los Angeles, an off-duty LAPD officer was severely beaten after the Angels Game 2 loss to the Kansas City Royals on Friday night. The incident occurred in the parking lot at Angel Stadium at around 10:30 p.m. Friday night. According to the report, the Angels are cooperating with LAPD investigators as the unidentified man is being treated at the UCI Medical...
Via Sportsnaut
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Watch: Angels fan whacks boy with Thunderstix after getting taunted

The Los Angeles Angels and Kansas City Royals are currently battling it out in extra innings. Tensions are high and fans and players alike are feeling the pressure. This was best exemplified in the eighth inning of the game, when Jarrod Dyson threw a dart to third base to gun down Collin Cowgill who was attempting to tag up. One particular Royals fan was pumped about it, so...
Via The Sports Daily
16 days ago  |  Discuss
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