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Boxscore Breakdown #100: Aced in the hole – Astros 6, Angels 3

Facing the team your tied with atop the division, in their stadium, without your best player. I can’t think of a better time to have your ace on the mound. Unfortunately, I also can’t think of a worse time for that ace to turn in a clunker of a start, which is exactly what Garrett […]

BOSTON, MA - MAY 5: Shane Victorino #18 of the Boston Red Sox takes batting practice before a game with the Tampa Bay Rays at Fenway Park May 5, 2015 in Boston, Massachusetts.  (Photo by Jim Rogash/Getty Images)

The Angels outfield gets deep

We all wanted the Angels outfield to get an upgrade. Most of you wanted flash. Most of you wanted power. Most of you wanted substance. Most of you wanted a big name. Most of you are now disappointed, but you shouldn’t be. The Angels finally have the kind of outfield depth and versatility they haven’t had since, […]

KANSAS CITY, MO - JULY 24:   at Kauffman Stadium on July 24, 2015 in Kansas City, Missouri. (Photo by Ed Zurga/Getty Images) *** Local Caption ***

Series Preview: Angels vs. Astros vs. Showdown

For the first time this season, the Angels and Astros face off with the Angels as the team leading the division. They also enter this showdown with both teams having made a big trade deadline move. Houston got Scott Kazmir and the Angels got… Shane Victorino, David Murphy and David DeJesus. OK, maybe “big” is […]


Angels Top 30 Prospect Player Comps

Let me just preface this by saying, I hate comparisons. They’re never fair, nor are they entirely accurate. That’s why I hesitate to put them in any of the prospect reports during the offseason. Having said that, the Angels fans who actually read these are somewhat shortchanged because we don’t offer the comp service the […]

ANAHEIM, CA - JULY 26:  Mike Trout #27 of the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim celebrates with Daniel Robertson #44 after hitting a grand slam home run in the sixth inning during a game against the Texas Rangers at Angel Stadium of Anaheim on July 26, 2015 in Anaheim, California.  (Photo by Jonathan Moore/Getty Images)

Series Takeaways: Mike Trout Demolishes Rangers, Rest of Angels Sort of Show Up

For a minute there, it looked like the frustratingly mediocre Angels of the season’s first three months were making an unwelcome comeback. The first two games of the series against the Rangers included all the greatest hits of the start of the season: baserunning blunders, defensive miscues, zero offense outside of Mike Trout, and a […]

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Angels Player Power Rankings – Week 17

Their has been a lot of moving and shaking on the trade market this weekend and that moving and shaking carries on into the Angels Player Power Rankings, but there is no #HUGWATCH necessary here. NOT LISTED: David Freese (broken finger), Nick Tropeano (a bit spotty), Grant Green (Mike Scioscia refuses to acknowledge his existence)

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Boxscore Breakdown #98: Nothing but net – Angels 13, Rangers 7

Mike Trout is so much better than everyone that he’s just out there looking for style points now. We’ve seen Trout have multi-homer games before. We’ve seen Trout hit grand slams before. But this time he hit a grand slam for his second homer and did it after shaking off a potentially scary wrist injury […]

ANAHEIM, CA - JUNE 26:  Vladimir Guerrero #27 of the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim waits for a pitch from the Los Angeles Dodgers at Angel Stadium on June 26, 2005 in Anaheim, California.  The Angels won 5-3.  (Photo by Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)

Searching for the Angels’ First Hall of Famer

With Randy Johnson and Craig Biggio being inducted into the Hall of Fame this weekend, the Diamondbacks and Astros can cross themselves off the dubious list of franchises that lack a representative in Cooperstown. That leaves six teams remaining, although the Mariners will almost certainly drop off that list next year when Ken Griffey, Jr. […]