Angels Classic Rewind | Dateline: September 28th, 2002

By Joe Haakenson, Contributor -  SEPT. 28, 2002 GAME 161 - MARINERS AT ANGELS ANAHEIM – The Angels warmed up their bats for the playoffs with a 14-hit performance against the Seattle Mariners on their way to an 8-4 win before 43,202 at Edison Field. The Angels did nearly all their damage in the sixth inning when they scored seven runs to put the game out...
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September 28, 2013  |  Discuss

Angels Classic Rewind | Dateline: May 24th, 2002

By Joe Haakenson, Contributor -  MAY 24, 2002 GAME 45 - TWINS AT ANGELS ANAHEIM -- Location, location, location. Angels pitcher Ramon Ortiz can be as dominating as any pitcher in the majors when he is on his game. That means mixing his fastball with his slider and changeup and putting it in the right spot. Ortiz, though, had trouble hitting those spots...
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May 24, 2013  |  Discuss

Dodgers 2013 Opening Day roster appears set after team cuts 8

The Dodgers announced the cuts of eight players yesterday, moves that essentially set the Opening Day roster for the team. The club reassigned right-handers Kevin Gregg and Peter Moylan, utility man Alfredo Amezaga and catcher Matt Wallach to Minor League camp. In addition, the Dodgers optioned outfielder Alex Castellanos, right-hander Stephen Fife, utility man Elian Herrera and...
March 31, 2013  |  Discuss

Cubs 8, Dodgers 1

Catcher Welington Castillo hit a two-run triple off Chris Capuano in the first inning Thursday, leading the Chicago Cubs to an 8-1 victory over the Los Angeles Dodgers at Camelback Ranch. Cubs' left-hander Chris Rusin threw five innings of one-hit ball, a single by shortstop Alfredo Amezaga in the third. Rusin, who made seven starts for the Cubs after spending most of 2012 with...
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March 14, 2013  |  Discuss

Pitchers Labor and Castro Hurt in Cub Loss

Elian Herrera singled twice, doubled, scored two runs, and drove-in another, and Alfredo Amezaga singled three times and drove-in two runs, leading the Dodgers to an 11-7 victory over the Cubs in Cactus League action this afternoon at Dwight Patterson Field at HoHoKam Park in Mesa, AZ. Nate Schierholtz and Darwin Barney had two hits a piece, and combined to drive-in three of the...
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February 27, 2013  |  Discuss

Dodgers 11, Cubs 7

The Chicago Cubs' Starlin Castro left in the bottom of the fourth inning after pulling up on a ground ball to shortstop Wednesday during an 11-7 loss to the Los Angeles Dodgers. The Cubs said their shortstop had left hamstring tightness and was being evaluated. Aaron Harang, bidding for a spot in the Dodgers rotation, allowed four runs, five hits and a walk in the first, then...
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February 27, 2013  |  Discuss

Three Dodgers — Paco, Amezaga, Moylan — withdraw from WBC to focus on winning jobs

Paco Rodriguez, Alfredo Amezaga, and Peter Moylan, three Dodgers with realistic shots of making the Opening Day roster, have withdrawn from the World Baseball Classic to focus on making the club. With Scott Elbert rehabbing, Paco and Moylan in particular are competing for the spot of lefty-specialist, though J.P. Howell would appear to be the front-runner there. Amezaga would appear...
February 21, 2013  |  Discuss

Dodgers Sign Domincan Prospect

Although the Los Angeles Dodgers have been pretty quiet since the back-to-back blockbuster signings of Zack Greinke and Hyun-jin Ryu last month, the Dodgers continue to bolster their minor league system with international free agent signings. A week after signing Mexican prospect Alfredo Amezaga, the Dodgers dipped into international waters once again, signing 17-year-old prospect...
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January 08, 2013  |  Discuss

Dodgers sign Alfredo Amezaga to a minor league deal

The Los Angeles Dodgers have signed Alfredo Amezaga to a minor-league deal, Ken Rosenthal of FOX Sports reports. The deal also includes an invite to Spring Training. Amezaga had experimental knee surgery in 2010 but appears to have possibly turned a corner as he won the Mexican League batting title. Amezaga spent last season with the Cubs Triple-A club where he hit .272/.336/.372...
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January 05, 2013  |  Discuss

Dodgers Sign Alfredo Amegaza to Minor League Deal

The Los Angeles Dodgers have signed utilityman Alfredo Amezaga to a minor league deal with an invite to spring training at Camelback Ranch. Amazaga, 34, hasn’t played int he majors since 2011 when he played for the Colorado Rockies and Miami Marlins. He struggled that season and only received 87 plate appearances.  He couldn’t get his numbers above the Mendoza line, batting...
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January 05, 2013  |  Discuss

Coming soon? Veterans with June 1 opt-outs who may force issue

Trading season is still weeks away, but a flurry of transactions is likely around June 1. A number of veterans on minor-league contracts can ask for their releases if they are not promoted to the majors by that date. They then would become free agents, available to any team. The players with June 1 opt-outs include: Alfredo Amezaga, IF/OF, Cubs. Super-utility type who has played...
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May 23, 2012  |  Discuss

Game 16 Thread - Wells vs. Cueto

Cubs break their 6-game losing streak on the strength of Maholm's pitching and a 2-out, 4-run rally in the 2nd. In the minors, Iowa loses 12-7. Sappelt goes yard, Rizzo goes 2/5 with  3 RBI's, Jackson 2/5 with a double and a K. Coleman pitched well enough, 6 IP, 2 ER and 7 K but 4 BB's. The bullpen blew up though, Corpas and Beliveau giving up 9 runs in 2 innings. It...
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April 22, 2012  |  Discuss

Brewers back-ups edged by Cubs

MESA, Ariz. (AP) -- Starlin Castro hit a two-run homer in the first inning off minor leaguer Kyle Heckathorn, and the Cubs beat a Milwaukee Brewers' split squad 5-3 Tuesday in Chicago's spring training finale. Castro's homer went off the scoreboard in left field. He was replaced later by Alfredo Amezaga, who homered off Heckathorn leading off the fifth. Chicago, which...
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April 03, 2012  |  Discuss

Cubs 5, Brewers 3

Starlin Castro hit a two-run homer in the first inning off minor leaguer Kyle Heckathorn, and the Cubs beat a Milwaukee Brewers' split squad 5-3 Tuesday in Chicago's spring training finale. Castro's homer went off the scoreboard in left field. He was replaced later by Alfredo Amezaga, who homered off Heckathorn leading off the fifth. Chicago, which went 17-16-2 in the...
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April 03, 2012  |  Discuss

Cubs 5, Athletics 5(10)

Jonny Gomes homered to start a three-run rally in the ninth, and the Oakland Athletics tied a Chicago Cubs' split squad 5-5 in 10 innings Tuesday. Kila Ka'ahilue homered and doubled for the A's, playing their final spring training home game before heading to Japan for a season-opening, two-game series against Seattle in Tokyo next week. Tony Campana doubled and scored...
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March 20, 2012  |  Discuss

Winter League Playoffs 1/25 — Mayaguez Takes Puerto Rican Title

One early game, one later game, and then the really late Australian games….  The Dominican and Venezuelan Leagues are off today.   PUERTO RICAN LEAGUE  (best of 9) Indios de Mayaguez  5,  Criollos de Caguas  2 Los Indios de Mayaguez won the Puerto Rican League best-of-9 championship series with their 5th win over Los Criollos.  Los Indios scored 3 runs in the bottom of...
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January 25, 2012  |  Discuss

Cubs To Sign Alfredo Amezaga

The Cubs have agreed to sign Alfredo Amezaga to a minor league deal, Ken Rosenthal of FOX Sports tweets. The Sparta Group represents the 33-year-old utility player.
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January 13, 2012  |  Discuss
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