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Despite reputation, Angels farm system still producing talent

Being your go-to site for Angels prospects comes with certain responsibilities, none more infamous than our annual Top 30 Prospect Lists/Scouting Reports.  It isn’t necessarily that we believe our word here at MWAH is the be-all-end-all, we’re perfectly aware that any prospect evaluation is simply a snapshot in time of a certain player and an […]

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Angels Minor League Update: Three-Headed Monster

Henceforth, when I refer to the three-headed monster, it shall be known as Mike Morin, R.J. Alvarez and Cam Bedrosian.  Just when you think you have a favorite, the other two do something to absolutely amaze you.  When those three fully arrive with the Angels, I believe we’ll be witnessing the best Angel bullpen in a decade.  Just […]

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Eye on the Angels Minor Leagues 2014

This is the first of what will likely be a common series giving Angels fans quick tidbits on their minor leagues as observed by MWAH Prospect Analyst Scott Allen. Triple-A Salt Lake The Bees have a slough of players/prospects who will contribute at the major league level this year.  On the mound, I’ll be keeping […]

Bold AL Standings Predictions

Admit it, you’ve read a hundred of these already.  Everyone has an opinion and while you usually abstain from reading about their beliefs, you make an exception at the beginning of the season to see who is crazy enough to actually put into print something truly bold that will either make you happy, angry or […]

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The fallacy of the Angels’ lack of rotation depth

It’s odd.  When reading about the Angels pitching staff, or rotation more specifically, it comes with the caveat “lacks depth”.  I understand why the national media says this, their job isn’t to focus on the Angels specifically.  But it has been reprinted so many times now that I’m wondering why no one has bothered to […]

Top 10 Angels minor league developments from spring training

Keeping up with the minor leagues can be a daunting task for any fan.  In truth, there are a lot of talented players but few that will ever be major leaguers and even fewer who will be productive major leaguers.  As you’ve no doubt been told, the Angels minor league system ranks among the worst […]

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The Best Tools in the Angels System

The Angels have one of the bottom ranked minor league systems.  In all honesty, the way they have structured their team building within the past couple of seasons, this trend doesn’t seem likely to change.  It isn’t necessarily that the Angels are so weak, but more of a philosophy in development that has created more […]

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MWAH 2014 Angels Prospects Countdown #1: Taylor Lindsey

Our countdown comes to a close with the top prospect in the Angels system, a kid that went from sleeper to bona fide top prospect: Taylor Lindsey. Taylor Lindsey Position: 2B    Highest Level: Double-A Bats: L    Throws: R    Height: 6'0"    Weight: 195 Age: 22    Born: 12/2/1991 2013 Rank: 4 2013 […]

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MWAH 2014 Angels Prospects Countdown #2: Kaleb Cowart

Kaleb Cowart looked to be on the fast track to stardom, but a brutal 2013 campaign has knocked a lot of shine off his shooting star. He's still plenty young, but are his flaws too deep to be fixed? Kaleb Cowart Position: 3B    Highest Level: Double-A Bats: S    Throws: R    Height: 6'3" […]

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MWAH 2014 Angels Prospects Countdown #3: C.J. Cron

He may not have shown the power much in 2013, but C.J. Cron remains one of the better power hitting prospects in the majors. The question is whether or not the rest of his tools will be good enough for him to make it in the bigs. C.J. Cron Position: 1B    Highest Level: Double-A […]

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MWAH 2014 Angels Prospects Countdown #4: Mark Sappington

The highest ranked starting pitcher in the Angels farm system, Mark Sappington is getting closer and closer to the big leagues but first needs to prove that he really is rotation material. Mark Sappington Position: RHP    Highest Level: Double-A Bats: R    Throws: R    Height: 6'5"    Weight: 209 Age: 23    Born: […]

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MWAH 2014 Angels Prospects Countdown #5: R.J. Alvarez

As the unofficial closer of the future for the Angels, R.J. Alvarez slips into our top five as the highest ranked reliever in the Angel organization. R.J. Alvarez Position: RHP    Highest Level: Advanced-A Bats: R    Throws: R    Height: 6'1"    Weight: 180 Age: 22    Born: 6/8/1991 2013 Rank: #8 2013 Season […]

MWAH 2014 Angels Prospects Countdown #6: Mike Morin

Easily one of the fastest risers in the Angels farm system, Mike Morin has propelled himself to being a top prospect within the organization and could continue his meteoric rise by becoming a contributor at the big league level before the year is out. Mike Morin Position: RHP    Highest Level: Double-A Bats: R    […]

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MWAH 2014 Angels Prospects Countdown #7: Alex Yarbrough

While a certain other second base prospect in the organization has been getting all of the attention, Alex Yarbrough has been flying under the radar. After the season he just had in 2013, he won't be getting overlooked for long. Alex Yarbrough Position: 2B    Highest Level: Advanced-A Bats: S    Throws: R    Height: […]

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MWAH 2014 Angels Prospects Countdown #8: Jose Rondon

As a very advanced 19-year old, the Angels might have their starting shorstop of the future in Jose Rondon. Having now established himself stateside, the question for Rondon is what will he do in his first year of full season ball? Jose Rondon Position: SS    Highest Level: Rookie Bats: R    Throws: R    […]

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