2012 Player Preview: C.J. Wilson

From foe to friend, C.J. Wilson exchanged his role as the Rangers ace for a homecoming, a truckload of cash the third starter spot in the Angel rotation.  Will Wilson help push the Halos over the top or was Texas right to let him walk away? 2011 Stats: 16-7, 223.1 IP,...

2012 Player Preview: Chris Iannetta

Already a fan favorite since he is the replacement for the much-maligned Jeff Mathis, Chris Iannetta is prepping for what could be a make or break season.  Will he be the answer to the Angels’ prayers at catcher or just another backstop that Mike Scioscia will...

2012 Player Preview: Jordan Walden

For a rookie All-Star closer, Jordan Walden faced a lot of uncertainty about his role heading into this off-season but he emerged with his closer job intact.  What does he have to do in 2012 to make sure that the Angels don’t go scrounging for a replacement...

2012 Player Preview: Mark Trumbo

Mark Trumbo exceeded expectations in 2011, making a strong case for Rookie of the Year and a long future in the Angel organization.  All that managed to earn him in 2012 is a potential defensive position switch and a severely reduced role.  Is the Trumbomber really...

2012 Player Preview: Jerome Williams

From out of the league since 2007 to the surprise fifth starter for the Angels by the end of 2011, the last four years have been quite the adventure for Jerome Williams.  Now it is a whole new adventure for Williams as he looks to prove that he belongs in the big...

2012 Player Preview: Vernon Wells

Let’s just be politically correct and say the Vernon Wells’ first year as an Angel didn’t exactly go as planned.  The combination of miserable performance and his terrible contract have turned Vernon into persona non grata with Angels fans, but can...