ANAHEIM, CA - SEPTEMBER 12:  Right fielder Kole Calhoun #56 of the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim dives for a ball hit by Jose Altuve of the Houston Astros but isn't able to make the catch in the second inning at Angel Stadium of Anaheim on September 12, 2014 in Anaheim, California.  (Photo by Jeff Gross/Getty Images)

Analyzing the top 30 Angels prospects from 2012

Prospects are a tricky business. Predictions are tricky busniness. Predicting the future for prospects is very tricky business. Sometimes, tools don’t matter, makeup and intelligence does. The “grit” factor if you will. Sometimes the tools are so loud that it doesn’t matter what the makeup is. The only two slam dunk major leaguers I’ve ever […]

HOUSTON, TX - APRIL 04:  Josh Hamilton #32 of the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim drives the ball to right field for a three run home run in the sixth inning against the Houston Astros at Minute Maid Park on April 4, 2014 in Houston, Texas.  (Photo by Bob Levey/Getty Images)

Who says no? Trading Josh Hamilton

When it comes to the idea of trading Josh Hamilton, most Angels fans can’t say “yes” fast enough. Some of them might even throw in their firstborn just to be rid of him. Or at least that is what they claim. Because the idea of actually trading Josh Hamilton seems so far-fetched, it is an easy claim […]

OAKLAND, CA - AUGUST 22:  Alberto Callaspo #7 of the Oakland Athletics slides into home to score, beating the tag of Hank Conger #24 of the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim in the bottom of the six inning at Coliseum on August 22, 2014 in Oakland, California. Callaspo scored from first base on an rbi triple from Sam Fuld #23. (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

Angels vs. Athletics Series Preview: Beaneball or Beanball?

Angels vs. Athletics! Beaneball time in Anaheim! Or is it beanball time in Anaheim? Who can tell anymore after what the A’s have been up to early in this season. Either way, the Angels are a struggling team about to face a division rival that is totally fired up and, oh by the way, already […]

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Angels Player Power Rankings – Week 3

This post is entitled the Angels Player Power Rankings, which is ironic because of the word “power” being involved. The Angels offense appears to have had a full-on power outage. Not a brown out, but a total blackout. So, for this week, let’s just call this the Angels Player We Forgot to Pay Our Edison Bill […]


Boxscore Breakdown #12: BOO-tera – Astros 4, Angels 3

Oh, Drew Butera, you just made a mess didn’t you. This was supposed to be a feelgood game with Garrett Richards making his return. But you had to go and throw all those good feelings away by throwing away the ball. You could’ve just better blocked the third strike that got away from you. You […]

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Boxscore Breakdown #11: Throw it back – Astros 4, Angels 0

The Angels and Astros wore throwback uniforms for this game, harkening back to a time in which the Angels were a pile of hot garbage. They must’ve been taking the throwback mantra pretty seriously because they LARPed their way into a pathetic offensive showing to get shutout for the first time this year. Astros 4, Angels […]

ST. PETERSBURG, FL - AUGUST 28:  Outfielder Josh Hamilton #32 of the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim sets to bat against the Tampa Bay Rays August 28, 2013 at Tropicana Field in St. Petersburg, Florida. (Photo by Al Messerschmidt/Getty Images)

The Josh Hamilton situation is escalating quickly

Thought you were going to have a nice relaxing weekend of Angels baseball did you? Think again because the Josh Hamilton situation is escalating quickly. The proverbial shit hasn’t quite hit the proverbial fan yet, but with all the news coming out about Josh and his life, you might want to put on one of those […]

ANAHEIM, CA - SEPTEMBER 12:  Mike Trout #27 of the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim slides safely past catcher Jason Castro #15 of the Houston Astros and scores a run on a catching error by shortstop Jonathan Villar (not pictured) in the fourth inning at Angel Stadium of Anaheim on September 12, 2014 in Anaheim, California.  (Photo by Jeff Gross/Getty Images)

Angels vs. Astros Series Preview: Texas Two-Step

It only took the league three seasons into Houston’s tenure in the AL West to finally figure out that when the Angels come to the state of Texas that they should play BOTH the Rangers and Astros back-to-back. For some reason the last two seasons featured the Halos coming to Texas to play one team, then […]