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Do the Angels need a lefty in the bullpen? ☆

The Angels have been trying to find some left-handers to bolster their bullpen with for two years now. They traded Ervin Santana and got Brandon Sisk in return… but he needed Tommy John surgery. They also signed Sean Burnett that same offseason, but his elbow decided that it didn’t much care for Anaheim and has since gone on strike. They picked up Brian Moran in the Rule 5 draft...
Via Monkey with a Halo
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Halo Headlines: Joe Blanton retires, Sean Burnett to resume throwing

The April 15th, 2014 edition of daily news for the Los Angeles Angels including Joe Blanton retires, Sean Burnett to resume throwing and much more… The Story: Joe Blanton is going to retire, probably. The Monkey Says: He hasn’t officially retired, but has left his Triple-A team. Whatever his status is, the Angels won’t get any money back, so he can do whatever he likes....
Via Monkey with a Halo
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Angels' Sean Burnett is slow to make progress from surgery

The Los Angeles Angels defeated the Seattle Mariners on Wednesday by the score of 2-0. With the win, the Angels improved to 4-5 on the season. Garrett Richards allowed only one hit in seven innings to get the win. Albert Pujuls went 2-for-4 with a home run and two RBI.   Despite the win, the Angels are concerned about their lack of left-handers out of the bullpen.  Brian Moran...
Via Sports Injury Alert
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Halo Headlines: De La Rosa and Burnett begin rehab assignments, Wilson upset with intentional walk

The April 3rd, 2014 edition of daily news for the Los Angeles Angels including De La Rosa and Burnett begin rehab assignments, Wilson upset with intentional walk and much more… The Story: Dane De La Rosa and Sean Burnett are both being sent out on rehab assignments. The Monkey Says: De La Rosa heads to Arkansas and is expected to be activated on April 11th. Burnett will head...
Via Monkey with a Halo
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Help is on the way for roughed up Angels bullpen

ANAHEIM, Calif. -- Angels manager Mike Scioscia has a lot of confidence in his bullpen. If you saw the team's opening series against Seattle, you may ask yourself, why? Collectively the Angels bullpen has given up 12 earned runs in 10 innings of work to start the 2014 season but help is on the way. Wednesday afternoon, relievers Sean Burnett and Dane De La Rosa each went through...
Via Fox Sports West
13 days ago  |  Discuss

De La Rosa, Burnett pitch in simulated game for the Anaheim Angels

Two  key relievers for the Anaheim Angels, Dane De La Rosa and Sean Burnett, took important steps in their respective rehab programs while participating in simulated games at Angel Stadium early Wednesday afternoon. Dane De La Rosa, who has already appeared in a couple of Minor League games, threw roughly around 35 pitches in the bullpen and 25 more to hitters who knew what...
Via Universal Takeover Sports Network
13 days ago  |  Discuss

De La Rosa, Burnett pitch in simulated game for the Anaheim Angels

Two  key relievers for the Anaheim Angels, Dane De La Rosa and Sean Burnett, took important steps in their respective rehab programs while participating in simulated games at Angel Stadium early Wednesday afternoon. Dane De La Rosa, who has already appeared in a couple of Minor League games, threw roughly around 35 pitches in the bullpen and 25 more to hitters who knew what...
Via Universal Takeover Sports Network
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Angels' Dane De La Rosa & Sean Burnett to throw simulated games today

The Los Angeles Angels don't have much to be happy about so far this season.  An 0-2 start to the year and they've been outscored 18-6 by the Seattle Mariners.  The biggest problem seems to be the bullpen.  Twitter was on fire late last night as the bullpen helped extend the Mariners lead for the second straight night.  At least it looks as though some relief is on the...
Via Sports Injury Alert
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Angels place Sean Burnett, Dane De La Rosa and Brian Moran on DL

The Los Angeles Angels made a few moves to finalize their 25 man roster as they head into the season opener against the Seattle Mariners on Monday.  An area the team need improvement from to contend this season is overall pitching, which was 24th in the league with a 4.23 ERA. But the team has had a few injury problems this spring to the pitching staff forcing them to place Sean...
Via Sports Injury Alert
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Halo Headlines: Blanton released, Burnett and Moran progressing

The March 27th, 2014 edition of daily news for the Los Angeles Angels including Blanton released, Burnett and Moran progressing and much more… The Story: The Angels released Joe Blanton and Jerry Dipoto takes full responsibility. The Monkey Says: This was cause for much celebration from Angels fans. Surely the hangover will be pretty rough once they all realize that Blanton is...
Via Monkey with a Halo
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Angels' Sean Burnett still having issues in his recovery

The Los Angeles Angels approach the start of the 2014 season following a 78-84 record in 2013.  An area the teams need improvement from to contend this season is overall pitching, which was 24th in the league with a 4.23 ERA.  One pitcher the Angels are looking to be a mainstay out of the bullpen is veteran Sean Burnett who made an average of over 70 appearance a season from...
Via Sports Injury Alert
21 days ago  |  Discuss

2014 Player Projection: Sean Burnett

The Angels signed Sean Burnett before 2013 thinking they were getting a top left-handed reliever but what they got was 9.2 innings of work and a a lot of frustrating time spent on the disabled list. What, if anything, can Burnett give them this year?   IP W L SV ERA H H/9 HR ...
Via Monkey with a Halo
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Angels notes: Josh Hamilton, Sean Burnett, Dane De La Rosa

The Los Angeles Angels are preparing for their 2014 season-opener against the Seattle Mariners on March 31. Josh Hamilton, Sean Burnett and Dane De La Rosa have all recently taken steps toward being active by the time Opening Day comes.By Keith Allison via Wikimedia CommonsJeff Fletcher of the Orange County Register provided the latest injury updates on these three.A strained...
Via Sports Injury Alert
March 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Halo Headlines: Burnett throws real bullpen session, Blanton finds success with adjustment

The March 14th, 2014 edition of daily news for the Los Angeles Angels including Burnett throws real bullpen session, Blanton finds success with adjustment and much more... The Story: Sean Burnett threw an actual, real bullpen session on Thursday. The Monkey Says: Another step forward, but the real test with these things is always how he feels the next day. If things are OK...
Via Monkey with a Halo
March 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Halo Headlines: Sean Burnett throws off of a mound, Hamilton inching towards a return

The March 11th, 2014 edition of daily news for the Los Angeles Angels including Sean Burnett throws off of a mound, Hamilton inching towards a return and much more... The Story: Sean Burnett threw from a mound for the first time... sort of. The Monkey Says: This was a funny story development arc. First it was that he threw a bullpen session. Then it was just that he threw...
Via Monkey with a Halo
March 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Halo Headlines: Pujols upset over comparison to Trout, Burnett might open season on DL

The March 7th, 2014 edition of daily news for the Los Angeles Angels including Pujols upset over comparison to Trout, Burnett might open season on DL and much more... The Story: Albert Pujols got indignant about someone asking him if he could put up the same numbers as Mike Trout. The Monkey Says: That happened weeks ago and he is still pissed off about enough to tell another...
Via Monkey with a Halo
March 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Angels' Dane De La Rosa leaves camp to undergo MRI on arm

Dane De La Rosa of the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim was forced to leave camp on Thursday afternoon to undergo an MRI on his forearm. De La Rosa left Thursday's Cactus League matchup against the Los Angeles Dodgers with what the team called 'forearm tightness'.Photo: Ronald Martinez/Getty Images via Wikimedia CommonsMLB.com's Alden Gonzalez reported later that the...
Via Sports Injury Alert
March 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Angels' Sean Burnett 'cutting it close' for opening day

Almost a full week into March, and Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim reliever Sean Burnett has yet to take the mound after undergoing elbow surgery last August. Angels manager Mike Scioscia has remained cognizant of the mid-March timeline for the southpaw to return to action, and as a result is offering no promises regarding the veteran's status for opening day."No doubt, it...
Via Sports Injury Alert
March 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Angels' Sean Burnett could throw off mound this weekend

The Los Angeles Angels struggled to a 78-84 record in 2013 after an 89 win season in 2012.  One reason for the decline was a mediocre pitching staff which was 24th in the league with a 4.23 ERA.  One pitcher the Angels are looking to be a mainstay out of the bullpen is veteran Sean Burnett who made an average of over 70 appearance a season from 2009-2012 before injuries limited...
Via Sports Injury Alert
March 04, 2014  |  Discuss

In lefty-loaded West, Burnett's recovery is crucial

Prince Fielder has joined the Rangers, and Robinson Cano signed a $240 million contract with the Mariners, which means two of the game's premier left-handed power bats now reside in the American League West -- making Sean Burnett's return from injury a crucial process for the Angels. "You have to look forward to that as a lefty reliever," the veteran southpaw said...
Via Pro Sports Daily
January 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Angels reliever Sean Burnett targeting Opening Day return

Los Angeles Angels reliever Sean Burnett hasn't thrown a pitch in the majors since last May. The 31-year-old was finally forced to undergo elbow surgery in August to repair a small tear in his flexor tendon, bringing what had been a frustrating season to an early end. The left-hander is now on his way back to health, as he told Alden Gonzalez of MLB.com. Although Burnett is...
Via Sports Injury Alert
January 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Halo Headlines: don't count Angels out of Tanaka sweepstakes, Sean Burnett resumes throwing

The January 8th, 2014 edition of daily news for the Los Angeles Angels including don't count Angels out of Tanaka sweepstakes, Sean Burnett resumes throwing and much more... The Story: Don't count out the Angels in the Masahiro Tanaka sweepstakes. The Monkey Says: There is a sentiment going around right now that maybe the Angels are out on Tanaka, but there is no...
Via Monkey with a Halo
January 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Angels Notes: Sean Burnett Begins Throwing Program

Last season, The Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim lost a key part of their bullpen when left-handed reliever, Sean Burnett, had to undergo surgery on his throwing arm in August.  He has been working his way back since that time, and now Angels beat writer, Mike DiGiovanna, has some positive news about the 31-year-old veteran.#Angels LHP Sean Burnett, who missed most of 2013 b/c of...
Via Sports Injury Alert
January 07, 2014  |  Discuss

The Sean Burnett conspiracy theory

I have a conspiracy theory about Sean Burnett. Conspiracy theories are inherently interesting, but Sean Burnett is inherently uninteresting. As such, the mileage you get out of this post may vary. I'll be honest, I'm just killing time, hoping the Angels do something big and interesting today to give something bigger and more interesting to write about. Anyway, here is...
Via Monkey with a Halo
December 12, 2013  |  Discuss

Angels still haven't learned their lesson, give Joe Smith three-year deal

In Jerry DiPoto's never-ending attempt to improve the Angels bullpen, the club has signed former Indians reliever Joe Smith to a three-year, $15.75 million contract. Last winter, DiPoto's Angels gave Sean Burnett a two-year, $8 million contract with a club option for 2015 only to see Burnett throw just 9 2/3 innings before going down with an injury to his flexor tendon in...
Via The Outside Corner
November 24, 2013  |  Discuss

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