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AngelsWin.com's 10th Anniversary Member Appreciation Interview with tomsred

As we celebrate our 10th anniversary at AngelsWin.com 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...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

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...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

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
3 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
3 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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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Halo Headlines: Rasmus preparing to be a starting pitcher, David Eckstein reads mean blog posts about himself

The October 16th, 2014 edition of daily news for the Los Angeles Angels including Cory Rasmus preparing to be a starting pitcher, David Eckstein reads mean blog posts about himself and much more… The Story: Cory Rasmus is preparing to be a full-time starter. The Monkey Says: This appears to be his choice as the Angels haven’t told him what to do one way or the other. They...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

The best player in baseball is not Mike Trout or Clayton Kershaw

Credit: Photo File Mike Trout is a great player. He has all the tools. He can hit for average. He can hit tape measure shots at the O.co Coliseum. He runs ferociously on the base paths. He tracks down every ball in center field. He’s on track to be the best all-around player since Willie Mays. Clayton Kershaw has the intimidating mound presence of a Bob Gibson. He has the height...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

Every Jerry Dipoto move for the 2014 season, reviewed

Jerry Dipoto is going to be getting some play for Executive of the Year during awards season. By and large, he seemed to have a good season. But did he really? Or did it just seem that way because the Angels won 98 games? To make that determination, let’s take a look back at every move, and I do mean EVERY move*, that Jerry Dipoto made from the end of the 2013 season to the end...
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AngelsWin.com's 10th Anniversary Member Appreciation Interview with BaseballMom

As we celebrate our 10th anniversary at AngelsWin.com 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...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

Halo Headlines: Pujols drops out of Japan Series, the sad reliever rankings

The October 15th, 2014 edition of daily news for the Los Angeles Angels including Pujols drops out of Japan Series, the sad reliever rankings and much more… The Story: Albert Pujols has dropped out of the Japan Series. The Monkey Says: He says it is for family reasons, which is real nice of him. Personally, I’m just glad he isn’t subjecting his body to anymore wear and...
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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...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

Halo Headlines: top Angels moments of 2014, Angels minor league All-Stars

The October 14th, 2014 edition of daily news for the Los Angeles Angels including the top Angels moments of 2014, Angels minor league All-Stars and much more… The Story: The top Angels’ moments of 2014. The Monkey Says: Cut me some slack, Angels news is pretty sparse nowadays. The Story: MiLB.com presents the Angels organizational All-Stars. The Monkey Says: Not quite...
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5 days ago  |  Discuss

Angels Player Power Ranking – Final 2014 Edition

The 2014 season has come to a close. It’s over and there’s nothing you or I can do about it. We have no choice but sit back, watch the Angels lick their wounds and accept that the Kansas City Royals will soon be our new baseball overlords. Well, there is one more thing we can do: rank all the Angels one last time! Yes, it is the final Angels Players Power Rankings of the 2014...
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

Halo Headlines: Cardinals not missing Pujols, Hamilton’s comments anything but comical

The October 13th, 2014 edition of daily news for the Los Angeles Angels including Cardinals not missing Pujols, Hamilton’s comments anything but comical and much more… The Story: The St. Louis Cardinals aren’t missing Albert Pujols. The Monkey Says: Yes, we know. Their fan never miss an opportunity to mention that. For the #BestFansInBaseball, they sure can hold a grudge...
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

Josh Hamilton goes off on fans in another market; does he get it?

So long as he plays the game and/or opens his mouth, what Josh Hamilton does or says will always hold some kind of interest for Rangers fans. Rangers fans emotionally invested in Hamilton’s comeback from real-life demons after the team acquired him, mostly, yes, because he was a prodigious talent, but also because his was a tale that everybody could actually feel. They forgave...
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9 days ago  |  Discuss

THREE POSSIBLE FUTURES FOR MIKE TROUT

By Jonathan Northrop, AngelsWin.com 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...
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9 days ago  |  Discuss

Halo Headlines: the not-so-improved Mike Trout, what’s next for the Angels?

The October 10th, 2014 edition of daily news for the Los Angeles Angels including the not-so-improved Mike Trout, what’s next for the Angels and much more… The Story: The new and no-so-improved Mike Trout. The Monkey Says: The short version of this is that while Trout is hitting the ball harder than ever before, his increased whiff and pop-up rates are cause for concerns...
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9 days ago  |  Discuss

Angels News: Brennan Boesch and John Buck elect free agency

Angels OF Brennan Boesch and Catcher John Buck have both elected free agency after accepting outright assignments to Salt Lake, reports Angels PR guy Eric Kay.John Buck congratulates Brennan Boesch on scoring Monday, Aug. 11, 2014.Tom Smart/Deseret NewsAfter claiming outfielders Alfredo Marte and Roger Kieschnick off waivers from the Diamondbacks just two days ago, the Angels designated...
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10 days ago  |  Discuss

AngelsWin.com's 10th Anniversary Member Appreciation Interview with yk9000

This week we celebrate our 10th anniversary with an interview with long time member, yk9000. Paul brings intelligent (and controversial) topics for discussion to our forum, demonstrating a knack for getting things going when it comes to conversation threads on our website. A participant of our Softball Tournaments over the years, Paul has poured into AngelsWin.com in many ways over...
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10 days ago  |  Discuss

Mike Scioscia is NOT on the hot seat, but should he be?

It must be October because Angels fans are wondering if this is the offseason where Arte Moreno decides to fire Mike Scioscia? No, it isn’t. That’s not going to happen this winter. I’m not sure it is going to happen any winter given Moreno’s unabashed love for Scioscia, but winter, for sure, is a definite “NO.” The sentiment to fire Scioscia, which is only being expressed...
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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...
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10 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
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10 days ago  |  Discuss

Halo Headlines: Shoemaker, Richards change agents, Dipoto explains Trout’s reduced steals

The October 9th, 2014 edition of daily news for the Los Angeles Angels including Shoemaker, Richards change agents, Dipoto explains Trout’s reduced steals and much more… The Story: Matt Shoemaker and Garrett Richards changed agents to Relativity Sports. The Monkey Says: That agency has a huge client list, so there really isn’t much of a takeaway here other than both guys...
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10 days ago  |  Discuss

Angels Rumors: LA focusing on depth, pitching this offseason

With their season now over as they've been eliminated from the playoffs as they were swept by the Kansas City Royals 3-0 in the ALDS, the Los Angeles Angels are going to focus on their depth and pitching this winter.#456705360 / gettyimages.comThis is according to a report by Alden Gonzalez on m.angels.mlb.com:"We'll continue to find more ways to create more depth on...
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11 days ago  |  Discuss

The Josh Hamilton situation is getting toxic

When Josh Hamilton signed a five-year, $125 million contract with the Angels two years ago, the contract was not well received. There were exactly, hold on let me do the math… carry the four… yes, exactly zero people who thought the contract was a good idea. Everyone predicted the contract would be considered regrettable by the time it runs out. Now, coming off an injury-ravaged...
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11 days ago  |  Discuss
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