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Burst pipe floods Angel Stadium

What is it about old AL West stadiums, burst pipes and flooding? Normally, O.co Coliseum is the go-to stadium for such issues, but this time it is Angel Stadium’s turn. Tough way to start day at stadium. Fire pipe break early morning led to flooding & damage on six levels. Clean up continues. #Angels — Angels (@Angels) August 22, 2014 Clean up continues. pic.twitter.com...
Via The Outside Corner
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Burst pipe floods Angel Stadium

What is it about old AL West stadiums, burst pipes and flooding? Normally, O.co Coliseum is the go-to stadium for such issues, but this time it is Angel Stadium’s turn. Tough way to start day at stadium. Fire pipe break early morning led to flooding & damage on six levels. Clean up continues. #Angels — Angels (@Angels) August 22, 2014 Clean up continues. pic.twitter.com...
Via Bloguin Best
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Series Preview: Angels vs. Athletics vs. The showdown begins

So it begins. The two teams poised to battle to the metaphorical death for the AL West crown finally get to meet again for the first time in over two months. With this series, the Angels and A’s kick off the first three games of the ten they have left against each other. That’s ten matchups in their remaining 35 games, so they better get used to the sight of each other. Actually...
Via Monkey with a Halo
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What to watch for as Angels kick off 3-game set with A's

What to watch for in Oakland The Oakland A's and Los Angeles Angels haven't faced off since June. Back then, the Halos hadn't quite found the winning identity they now seem to possess, the bullpen was a mess and the A's looked like World Series contenders. Fast forward to today, when the two teams are the two best in baseball, with the Halos holding the 2.5 game edge...
Via Fox Sports West
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What to watch for as Angels kick off 4-game set with A's

What to watch for in Oakland The Oakland A's and Los Angeles Angels haven't faced off since June. Back then, the Halos hadn't quite found the winning identity they now seem to possess, the bullpen was a mess and the A's looked like World Series contenders. Fast forward to today, when the two teams are the two best in baseball, with the Halos holding the 2.5 game edge...
Via Fox Sports West
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Thinking Outside the Box - Mike Scioscia By Tim Salmon

By Rob Goldman, AngelsWin.com Historical Writer - When people ask me about Mike Scioscia, the first thing I say is that he runs a great clubhouse. The atmosphere is so conducive to winning; it is unlike any I have ever experienced. From the player personnel to the coaches on his staff, it all seems to jell inside the inner confines of the ballpark. Make no mistake, it is all a part...
Via Angelswin
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Angel Stadium dealing with pipe breaks and flooding

The workers at Angel Stadium received an ugly surprise Friday upon arriving at work.  Team officials have said that a fire pipe break led an early-morning flood that have caused damaged on six levels of the stadium.  This is not the kind of news the best team in baseball wants to hear while embarking on the final stretch of a long road trip. Starting Monday, the Angels play seven...
Via Fox Sports West
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Matt Shoemaker’s Wife is Solid on Twitter

Matt Shoemaker is, by all accounts, having a pretty decent rookie season for the Los Angeles Angels. His beard game is tremendous, he’s got that 12-4 record and, based on this tweet to Will Middlebrooks Thursday night…his wife, currently expecting their first child, is top notch. Shoemaker’s wife Danielle sent out the “butthole” message shortly after her husband gave up...
Via Hall of Very Good
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Second Guessing Scioscia – Week 21: Relapse

Welcome to Second-Guessing Scioscia, our look back at some of the questionable decisions that Mike Scioscia made in the last week. This isn’t because we dislike Scioscia, in fact, MWAH is officially pro-Scioscia. However, we do realize that he is not infallible and hope to use this series to bring light to the decisions in which he went wrong (or was at least perceived to be...
Via Monkey with a Halo
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Athletics Tickets Up 17% For Big Series Vs Angels

In a battle of the AL West, the Los Angeles Angels travel north to O. co Coliseum to play the Oakland Athletics for three games this weekend. With the struggling A’s allowing the Angels to gain ground in recent weeks, Los Angeles now controls first place rights and lead the division by two games. The […]
Via On-Base Talk
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MLB Rumors: Angels To Dangle Acquiring Mets’ Bartolo Colon?

Angels could covet Mets’ Bartolo Colon to replace Garrett Richards – Mandatory Credit: Mike Stobe/Getty Images via ESPN.com The Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim were dealt an enormous blow Wednesday night when starter Garrett Richards went down attempting to cover first base. Richards, by all accounts, was the Angels’ best starting pitcher, but after suffering a tear in his left...
Via The Sports Journal
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Could the Mets and Angels Match Up As Trade Partners?

The Los Angeles Angels are currently sitting at the top of the standings in the American League West Division as well as holding the best record in the MLB. However, they have lost two young arms in the last month alone. Tyler Skaggs was the first to go down earlier this month with a partially torn UCL and will require Tommy John surgery, sidelining him until 2016. Garrett Richards...
Via Mets Merized Online
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Matt Shoemaker’s wife calls Will Middlebrooks a ‘butthole’ for breaking up no-hitter

Los Angeles Angels pitcher Matt Shoemaker took a no-hitter into the seventh inning against the Boston Red Sox on Thursday night. The 27-year-old rookie ended up allowing just one hit in 7 2/3 innings of work to pick up his 12th win of the season. That lone hit was a double by Red Sox third […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
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The Angels Bleak Search for Pitching

In less than a month, the Angels have been dealt some two deadly blows to their starting rotation. Neither Tyler Skaggs not Garrett Richards will be pitching any time in the foreseeable future. Jeff detailed the devastating blow that their losses may have on their World Series chances yesterday. Today, I thought we could take […]
Via Fangraphs
7 hours ago  |  Discuss

Yoenis Cespedes Gets Josh Hamilton Out At Home Plate (Gif)

Yoenis Cespedes shows that base runners are no match for his arm.  The decision to send Josh Hamilton to home wasn’t a smart decision by Angels third base coach.     Trying to test Yoenis Cespedes power out in left field was a huge mistake. [NIS] The post Yoenis Cespedes Gets Josh Hamilton Out At Home Plate (Gif) appeared first on Geeks & Cleats.
Via Geeks and Cleats
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Two Reasons To Get Excited About the Departure of Gordon Beckham

While some folks may lament the loss of the White Sox 2nd baseman of the last six years, others are getting excited. While letting someone of Beckham’s pedigree go for so little may be a risky move, here are two reasons why fans should be looking forward to the future. Reason #1 – Lineup Production Let’s face it – the best part of a Gordon Beckham at bat was 15,000 people...
Via Sports Mockery
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Angels Complete 4 Game Sweep of Angels

The Red Sox hoped to be able to get one, just one win against the Angels in the series finale last night, but the strong start from Rubby De La Rosa would not be enough as the Red Sox bats were once again almost no hit by an opposing pitcher.  The Sox would get shutout and the Angels would get a 4 game series sweep. The Angels would get out to an early lead when De La Rosa gave...
Via Fenway West
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Halo Headlines: How will the Angels get by without Garrett Richards? edition

The August 22nd, 2014 edition of daily news for the Los Angeles Angels: How will the Angels get by without Garrett Richards? edition! The Story: Losing Garrett Richards doesn’t bury the Angels. The Monkey Says: After everyone had a chance to calm down, this was the general consensus. There are certainly nuances involved, but the Angels should still make the post-season. They...
Via Monkey with a Halo
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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 520: Garrett Richards and the Pivotal Pain of 2014 by Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

Ben and Sam discuss the Angels` loss of Garrett Richards and the other costliest injuries of 2014.
Via Baseball Prospectus
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Shoemaker flirts with no-no, Angels complete sweep at BoSox

  Rookie Matt Shoemaker didn't allow a hit through 6 2/3 innings and the Los Angeles Angels held on for a 2-0 win over the Boston Red Sox on Thursday, completing a four-game sweep at Fenway Park. Shoemaker (12-4) struck out nine and held the Red Sox to one hit over 7 2/3 innings before a two-out walk to Mookie Betts in the eighth ended his night. It was the only walk of the...
Via AP on Fox
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LA Angels Lose Pitcher Garrett Richards For Remainder of Season (VIDEO)

Garrett Richards suffered a severe knee injury. Richard’s left knee buckled as he was making his way to second base. Your browser does not support iframes. Richards will miss the remainder of the season. (Huffington Post Sports) The post LA Angels Lose Pitcher Garrett Richards For Remainder of Season (VIDEO) appeared first on Geeks & Cleats.
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Garrett Richards out for season with torn left patellar tendon

Los Angeles Angels ace Garrett Richards has a torn left patellar tendon, an injury that will require surgery, and will need six to nine months to recover. “We’re going to take it one game at a time,” center fielder Mike Trout said. “We can’t get ahead of ourselves. It’s tough losing Garrett, for sure. But we just have to keep winning ballgames. That’s all that matters...
Via Sports-Glory
20 hours ago  |  Discuss

Subway Emails Writers To Include Sponsor In Little League World Series Stories

Subway boasts many prominent athletes as spokespeople, including speed skater Apolo Ohno and baseball player Mike Trout, but the sandwich chain might need a refresher on how sponsorship works. After hosting a media availability segment with Ryan Howard at the Little League World Series on Thursday, Subway’s public relations department went into overdrive. A rep for the company...
Via NESN.com
20 hours ago  |  Discuss

Richards Out Six to Nine Months With Patella Tendon Tear

Judging by the hushed tones in last night’s downtrodden Angels’ clubhouse, it was clear that there was not much hope for Garrett Richards to return to the mound this season.  That much was confirmed by an MRI today that determined that Richards has suffered a patellar tendon tear in his left knee which will require surgery.  Recovery time is expected to be in the six to nine...
Via In The Neutral Zone
21 hours ago  |  Discuss

Angels expect Richards to return in 2015, to pitch 'without any trepidation'

The news hit the clubhouse shortly before the team took the Fenway Park field for batting practice: An MRI revealed a with a torn left patellar tendon in Los Angeles Angels' right-hander Garrett Richards. The Angels will be without his services for the next 6-9 months.  It was far from good news, but it was finally some news and something resolute. The questions were finally...
Via Fox Sports West
21 hours ago  |  Discuss
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