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LA Angels Prospects Countdown #15: Trevor Gott

Seemingly a throw-in to the Huston Street deal, former Padres prospect Trevor Gott could be in the mix to be a big part of the Angels bullpen in the very near future. Trevor Gott 10 words or less: The throw-in that’s not just a throw-in. Position: RP    Born: 8/26/1992 Bats: R    Throws: R Height: 6’0″    Weight: 190 2014 […]

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LA Angels Prospects Countdown #16: Natanael Delgado

A young, potent bat with a high ceiling in the Angels system? Yes, they do exist and currently take the form of one Natanael Delgado. Natanael Delgado In 10 words or less: Raw, powerful LF. Teenager.  Did I say raw? Position: OF  Born: 10/23/95 Bats: L   Throws: L Height: 6’1″    Weight: 170 Last Year Rank: #13 2014 Season Stats OFFENSE […]

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LA Angels Prospects Countdown #17: Tyler DeLoach

It is hard to find a more unorthodox pitching prospect than Tyler DeLoach, but his results speak for himself which is he found his way onto our top prospect countdown. Tyler DeLoach 10 words or less: Big lefty with little stuff. Gets it done. Position: SP    Born: 4/12/1991 Bats: R    Throws: L Height: 6’6″    Weight: 240 […]

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LA Angels Prospects Countdown #18: Chad Hinshaw

Another in the collection of “grinder” outfielders in the system, Chad Hinshaw has been under the radar, but is now starting to get noticed. Is he ready to stay on the radar now? Chad Hinshaw In 10 words or less: First full season, climbing the ladder quickly. Great tools. Position: OF  Born: 9/10/90 Bats: R   Throws: R Height: […]

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LA Angels Prospects Countdown #19: Bo Way

Bo Way? Yes way! This year’s seventh round draft pick for the Angels looks like he could be something of a diamond in the rough. Even if he isn’t, at least he has a great name. Bo Way In 10 words or less: Mark my words, he will be a major leaguer. Position: OF  Born: 11/17/91 Bats: […]

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LA Angels Prospects Countdown #20: Eric Stamets

How good does a glove need to be to make up for a weak bat? Sweet fielding shortstop prospect Eric Stamets puts that question to the test. Eric Stamets In 10 words or less: Angels future Utility Infielder. Defensive Whiz. Use your speed. Position: SS  Born: 9/25/91 Bats: R    Throws: R Height: 6’0″    Weight: 185 Last Year Rank: […]

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LA Angels Prospects Countdown #21: Austin Wood

Austin Wood has one of the most live arms in the Angels system, but can he actually keep that arm alive? Austin Wood 10 words or less: The right fastball and size to be elite. Anything else? Position: SP    Born: 7/11/1990 Bats: R    Throws: R Height: 6’4″    Weight: 225 2014 Rank: #18 2014 Season Stats   […]

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LA Angels Prospects Countdown #22: Jeremy Rhoades

A fourth round pick in the 2014 and the proud owner of one of the best sliders of the entire draft class, Jeremy Rhoades gives the Angels another interesting arm to add to their (finally) growing collection. Jeremy Rhoades 10 words or less: Starter?  Reliever? Whoa, look at that slider! Position: SP    Born: 2/12/1993 Bats: R […]

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LA Angels Prospects Countdown #23: Carlos Perez

Acquired from the Astros earlier this winter to compete for the back-up catcher job, let’s find out exactly what the Angels got in Carlos Perez. Carlos Perez In 10 words or less: No idea who you are. New Hank Conger? (Note: Unlike other prospects, this scouting report is based off video and homework and was written before the […]

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LA Angels Prospects Countdown #24: Zach Houchins

Despite some controversy in his younger days, Zach Houchins is a talented infielder and possibly the biggest sleeper of the 2015 Angels draft class. Zach Houchins In 10 words or less: #NoMoreTwitter. Heck of a player. Steal for Angels. Position: 3B/SS  Born: 9/16/92 Bats: R    Throws: R Height: 6’3″    Weight: 185 Last Year Rank: Unranked 2014 Season Stats OFFENSE […]

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LA Angels Prospects Countdown #25: Jett Bandy

A big catcher with big defensive prowess and flashes of big power, Jett Bandy breaks into the Top 30 and harbors a chance to break into the big leagues this year as well. He also might be a film noir private detective, but that’s a different story for a different time. Jett Bandy In 10 […]

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LA Angels Prospects Countdown #26: Cal Towey

Though he lacks the draft pedigree, Cal Towey has flashed enough offensive value and defensive versatility to make him one of the most interesting sleepers in the Angel farm system. Cal Towey In 10 words or less: We may have something here. Could be an actual 3B. Position: C/3B/OF   Born: 2/6/90 Bats: L    Throws: R Height: […]

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Recapping the Angels at the Winter Meetings

This is probably the most Dipoto built roster you’ve ever seen. There’s depth, and by depth, I mean options. Lots and lots of options. Quite frankly, it’s confusing and hurts my head to even wrap around it, so I simply won’t. The best I can do is just lay them out for you. Starting Pitching: […]

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LA Angels Prospects Countdown #27: Drew Rucinski

An undrafted indie ball reclamation project, Drew Rucinski hardly has the profile of prospect, but after a stellar minor league campaign and a cup of coffee in the Show, he is definitely a guy that should be on everyone’s radar. Drew Rucinski 10 words or less: Angels unearth independent ball pitcher. Exceeds expectations. Actually good. Position: SP  […]

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LA Angels Prospects Countdown #28: Daniel Hurtado

Far from the sexiest of pitching prospects, Daniel Hurtado carries a certain amount of intrigue as the starting pitcher who continues to have success despite seemingly being hittable and not having flashy stuff. Sound familiar? Daniel Hurtado 10 words or less: Boring but effective. Can he keep going? Next Shoemaker maybe? Position: SP    Born: 7/25/1992 […]

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