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Halo Headlines: Angels playoff hopes pinned to a slumping offense and thin rotation, Shoemaker and Navarro thriving

The August 12th, 2014 edition of daily news for the Los Angeles Angels including Angels playoff hopes pinned to a slumping offense and thin rotation, Shoemaker and Navarro thriving and much more… The Story: The Angels are making a playoff push with thin pitching and a slumping offense. The Monkey Says: What? Like that’s a problem? Oh, right […]


Angels Players Power Rankings – Week 20

Dropped From Rankings: Joe Thatcher (hurt himself fielding a bunt, like a moron), Mike Morin (enjoys long walks on the beach too much), Tyler Skaggs (needs TJ surgery after all) Biggest Faller: Hamilton, down four spots Biggest Riser: Shoemaker, up five spots

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Boxscore Breakdown #116: Let’s get weird – Angels 5, Red Sox 4

#WEIRDBASEBALL!!!! Why is baseball after midnight called “weird baseball?” Because after midnight things like these happen: A 19th inning Albert Pujols playing third Albert Pujols playing third, but making an assist from the second base position Dustin Pedroia stealing two bases on one play The Red Sox playing for a tie in extra innings for […]

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Boxscore Breakdown #115: Feels like old times – Red Sox 4, Angels 2

Remember back in the beginning of the year, and really the two years before that as well, when the Angels seemingly couldn’t get a hit with runners on base to save their collective life? It is starting to feel like that again. This offense has too much talent to keep performing so poorly, but that […]


Series Preview: Angels vs. Red Sox vs. Easy Street

Welcome to the Easy Street section of the Angels schedule. As I mentioned yesterday, they basically play the A’s and then nobody else who is any good from now through September 14th. Time for the Angels to get hot again. If not, they best start thinking about how to make sure to win the Wild […]


Second Guessing Scioscia – Week 19: Old and new

Welcome to Second-Guessing Scioscia, our look back at some of the questionable decisions that Mike Scioscia made in the last week. This isn’t because we dislike Scioscia, in fact, MWAH is officially pro-Scioscia. However, we do realize that he is not infallible and hope to use this series to bring light to the decisions in which he […]

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Boxscore Breakdown #114: Off the beam – Dodgers 7, Angels 0

C.J. Wilson was challenged to get “back on the beam” in this game and he did, for like an inning or two. Wilson was able to make it through 5.2 innings, but he didn’t look particularly sharp. His velocity and stuff looked fine, but he just couldn’t #throwstrikes. It wasn’t even that C.J. got hit […]

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Boxscore Breakdown #113: Almost perfect – Dodgers 2, Angels 1

I blame myself. In the series preview, I focused solely on Zack Greinke being the former Angel hurler that was certain to haunt the Halos in this series and went out of my way to deride Dan Haren. Welp. That didn’t work out. The Angels beat Greinke only to have Dan Haren completely shut them […]

Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim v Washington Nationals

The scheduling gods favor the Angels

Since the All-Star break, the Angels haven’t exactly looked like a powerhouse. They had won 19 of 22 going into the break, so they really had nowhere to go but down. Still, the 10-9 record they’ve posted has started to cast at least a shadow of a doubt over the Angels’ World Series aspirations. What […]

Baseball: Arizona Fall League-Fall Stars Game

Is there any help on the way?

Tony Campana, John Buck, J. B. Shuck, Matt Long, Fernando Salas, Luis Jimenez, Ryan Wheeler, Michael Roth, Cam Bedrosian and Drew Rucisnki.  No, that’s not the Angels top prospect list.  No, those aren’t their trade commodities.  Those are the list of players that have a reasonable shot at being promoted come September.  But before that […]