MIAMI, FL - SEPTEMBER 18:  Stephen Strasburg #37 of the Washington Nationals looks on during a game against the Miami Marlins at Marlins Park on September 18, 2014 in Miami, Florida.  (Photo by Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images)

Considering an Angels Strasburg trade

So we’re really going to do this, huh? We’re really going to consider the idea of an Angels Strasburg trade? You do understand that the Angels have not been linked to Stephen Strasburg in any meaningful way, right? A few people have thrown out the Angels as a potential destination for Strasburg, but it is […]

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LA Angels Prospects Countdown #5: Cam Bedrosian

Cam Bedrosian tore up the minors in 2014 to become one of the best relief prospects in all of baseball. However, he struggled when called up to the majors. Can he make the leap this year? Cam Bedrosian 10 words or less: Throws hard, nice slider, but can it translate? Position: RP    Born: 10/2/1991 Bats: R  […]

TEMPE, AZ - FEBRUARY 24:  Jerry Dipoto,  general manager of the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim signs an autograph prior to the game against the Oakland Athletics on February 24, 2013 at Tempe Diablo Stadium in Tempe, Arizona. The Athletics defeated the Angels 7-5.  (Photo by Rich Pilling/Getty Images)

What would a Jerry Dipoto contract extension look like?

Three seasons down and Jerry Dipoto is still the general manager of the Angels. Congrats! In fact, he’s finally coming off a season in which his job security wasn’t called into question at any point. Heck, he even had his 2015 contract option picked up. That’s real progress! If he keeps this up, he might even […]

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LA Angels Prospects Countdown #6: Kyle Kubitza

The Angels decided that they needed to acquire a third baseman of the very near future this offseason. Kyle Kubitza ended up being that guy. Did Dipoto make the right choice? Kyle Kubitza In 10 words or less: More than meets the eye with newly acquired third baseman. (Caveat: I haven’t watched Kubitza play live yet […]

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LA Angels Prospects Countdown #7: Alex Yarbrough

The de facto second baseman of the future, Alex Yarbrough still has a lot of proving to do and now has a huge logjam in front of him that he needs to find a way to climb over. Alex Yarbrough In 10 words or less: Our second baseman of the future, blocked everyway to Saturday. Position: […]

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LA Angels Prospects Countdown #8: Joe Gatto

With their second round pick in the 2014 draft, the Angels dipped into the high school ranks to nab Joe Gatto. Did they find another gem from out of the Northeast? Joe Gatto 10 words or less: High upside prep pitcher, relatively unknown/un-scouted from the Northeast. Position: SP    Born: 6/14/1995 Bats: R    Throws: R Height: 6’3″    […]

ST. PETERSBURG, FL - APRIL 3:  Matt Joyce #20 of the Tampa Bay Rays follows through as he hits a double during the second inning of a game against the Toronto Blue Jays on April 3, 2014 at Tropicana Field in St. Petersburg, Florida.  (Photo by Brian Blanco/Getty Images)

Would a Matt Joyce contract extension make sense?

Matt Joyce hasn’t played a game for the Angels yet. Heck, he doesn’t even officially have a uniform number yet. Despite that, the Angels need think long and hard about giving Matt Joyce a contract extension. What? A 30-year old, platoon bat? How does a Matt Joyce contract extension make any sense? It actually isn’t […]

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LA Angels Prospects Countdown #9: Chris Ellis

A 2014 draft pick with helium, Chris Ellis parlayed a breakout year in college into becoming a third round pick for the Angels. Did they get themselves a steal or get buy too much into the hype? Chris Ellis 10 words or less: May be a steal of the draft. Considerable upside. Position: SP    Born: 9/22/1992 Bats: R  […]

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