SAN DIEGO, CA - MAY 24:  Carlos Quentin #18 of the San Diego Padres hits a two-run home run during the eighth inning of a baseball game against the Chicago Cubs at Petco Park May 24, 2014 in San Diego, California.  (Photo by Denis Poroy/Getty Images)

Does Carlos Quentin make sense for the Angels?

With Josh Hamilton out and Howie Kendrick traded, the Angels will be on the lookout for additional sources of offense to help propel a team that finished with the second best offense in the AL to another championship. It’s strange to think most reports indicate the sky is falling in on the Angels because the […]

OAKLAND, CA - SEPTEMBER 22:  Albert Pujols #5 of the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim walks to the dugout before their game against the Oakland Athletics at O.co Coliseum on September 22, 2014 in Oakland, California.  (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

2015 Player Projection: Albert Pujols

Albert Pujols showed that when healthy he can still be a productive middle-of-the-order bat, but he also showed that he can’t be the Pujols of old. At age 35, can Albert remain productive or will his decline only accelerate in 2015? What happened in 2014? The main thing that happened in 2014 is that Albert’s legs […]

KANSAS CITY, MO - OCTOBER 05:  C.J. Wilson #33 of the Los Angeles Angels walks to the dugout in the first inning against the Kansas City Royals during Game Three of the American League Division Series at Kauffman Stadium on October 5, 2014 in Kansas City, Missouri.  (Photo by Ed Zurga/Getty Images)

2015 Player Projection: C.J. Wilson

C.J. Wilson‘s 2014 season did not go well, he said in a giant understatement. Nobody really knows what even went wrong with him but the Angels are hoping that the southpaw can get back on the beam in 2015. What happened in 2014? In April, C.J. was great. In May, he was still pretty good. […]

ANAHEIM, CA - OCTOBER 03:  Collin Cowgill #7 of the Los Angeles Angels reacts after being tagged out at third base in the eighth inning by Mike Moustakas #8 of the Kansas City Royals during Game Two of the American League Division Series at Angel Stadium of Anaheim on October 3, 2014 in Anaheim, California.  (Photo by Denis Poroy/Getty Images)

2015 Player Projection: Collin Cowgill

Collin Cowgill went from a fringe major leaguer to a key part of the Angels depth in 2014. With a certain other Angels outfielder’s status in limbo, does Cowgill project to have a bigger role and bigger impact? What happened in 2014? The funny thing about Collin Cowgill is that he was actually kind of a surprise […]

ANAHEIM, CA - APRIL 01:  Josh Hamilton #32 of the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim looks on prior to the start of the game against the Seattle Mariners at Angel Stadium of Anaheim on April 1, 2014 in Anaheim, California.  (Photo by Jeff Gross/Getty Images)

Let’s talk about Josh Hamilton

I don’t need to tell you that we need to talk about Josh Hamilton. You already know what he supposedly did. What you may not know is WHY we need to talk about Josh Hamilton. It isn’t to discuss how the Angels should proceed with replacing him in light of a potential suspension. There will be a time and place […]

ARLINGTON, TX - AUGUST 16: Joe Smith #38 of the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim  throws in the eighth inning against the Texas Rangers at Globe Life Park in Arlington on August 16, 2014 in Arlington, Texas.  (Photo by Rick Yeatts/Getty Images)

2015 Player Projection: Joe Smith

The reliever with the boring name turned into a tremendous asset in the Angels bullpen last season. Can Joe Smith build on his career year? What happened in 2014? Joe Smith was signed to a three-year, $15.75 million deal to provide something resembling stability in the Angels bullpen. It was a questionable signing at the time because […]

HOUSTON, TX - JULY 28:  Marc Krauss #18 of the Houston Astros celebrates his home run in the sixth inning against the Oakland Athletics at Minute Maid Park on July 28, 2014 in Houston, Texas.  (Photo by Bob Levey/Getty Images)

Getting to know the Angels non-roster invitees

I don’t know about you, but I’m excited for Spring Training to start. I also don’t know about you, but I’m having a hard time balancing this excitement with what is actually happening in training camp right now. Nothing is happening. Like, nothing at all. Guys are giving milquetoast interviews and doing calisthenics. That’s about […]

ANAHEIM, CA - AUGUST 29:  Erick Aybar #2 of the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim scores in the fifth inning against the Oakland Athletics at Angel Stadium of Anaheim on August 29, 2014 in Anaheim, California.  (Photo by Lisa Blumenfeld/Getty Images)

2015 Player Projection: Erick Aybar

One of the most underrated performers on the Angels, Erick Aybar heads into the first season of his career without having Howie Kendrick to his left. Will that have any impact on Aybar’s tremendous consistency? What happened in 2014? It wasn’t Aybar’s worse year, but it wasn’t his best year either. Then again, his best and worst […]

ANAHEIM, CA - SEPTEMBER 21:  Pitcher Cory Rasmus #46 of the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim is taken out of the game by manager Mike Scioscia in the fifth inning during the MLB game against the Texas Rangers at Angel Stadium of Anaheim on September 21, 2014 in Anaheim, California.  (Photo by Victor Decolongon/Getty Images)

Cory Rasmus and Grant Green Can’t Catch a Break

They’re major leaguers, getting to play games and getting paid a lot of money to do it. And yet part of me can’t help but feel just a little bad for Cory Rasmus and Grant Green. These are two players who seemingly have the skillset to help the Angels win a lot of games, and […]

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