Utility man acquired from the A’s for Tommy La Stella The Angels took a chance on Franklin Barreto, hoping a change of scenery would help the former top prospect who has experienced mostly failure so far in the majors.
Bundy’s first season in Anaheim was a rousing success The Angels desperately needed (and still need) pitching, and in 2020 Dylan Bundy provided the rotation-fronting arm they’ve lacked in recent years.
Keller was recalled to the Angels 3 separate times this season The Angels traded for Kyle Keller in January, acquiring the right-hander from the Marlins in exchange for minor league catcher Jose Estrada.
Two starts, 10 runs, seven outs If there was one Angels pitcher who could have benefitted the most from having actual minor league games to develop, it was left-hander Jose Suarez, who was knocked around in his two major league starts on a depleted staff.
An awful 2020 for the closer After two really good seasons with the Angels, Hansel Robles struggled immensely in 2020. He had the best season of his career in 2019, and really looked to build on that as the Halos turned to 2020.
He was one of the best rookies in the American League There weren’t a whole lot of bright spots for the Angels in 2020. However, one of the biggest was seeing the development of their rookie, Jared Walsh.
LHB hit 30 home runs in 2017 Over the weekend the Angels reportedly signed outfielder Scott Schebler to a minor league contract. Bob Nightengale of USA Today first reported the deal, noting that Schebler would be paid $900,000 if in the majors.
New GM Perry Minasian begins to build his staff New general manager Perry Minasian has reportedly begun building the Angels’ baseball operations department, with the hiring of three executives he worked with in Atlanta.
The Los Angeles Angels have named Perry Minasian as their new general manager according to Katherine Acquavella of CBS Sports on Thursday. Minasian had previously been the assistant general manager of the Atlanta Braves, a role he had since 2017.
Betts is two wins away from his second World Series title, while Trout has played in just three playoff games despite putting up outstanding regular-season numbers. Despite that, Major League Baseball executives aren't ready to crown Betts the best player in the league just yet.