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Grading the 2013 Los Angeles Angels: Pitching

Jered Weaver

As the 2013 mercifully winds down, the Los Angeles Angels will have a long offseason ahead of them. Not only may manager Mike Scioscia no longer grace the clubhouse with his rotund presence, but the Angels will also have plenty of decisions to make on […]

Grading the 2013 Los Angeles Angels: Defense

Howie Kendrick Los Angeles Angels

With all of their other struggles this year, it’s easy to overlook how problematic the Los Angeles Angels‘ defense has been this year. And by problematic, I mean bad. We all know about Josh Hamilton, Albert Pujols and the curse of bad contracts that […]

Los Angeles Angels’ Mike Trout: Greatest Non-MVP Ever?

Mike Trout Los Angeles Angels

We’ll see it again: the MVP voters will inevitably side for the dominant hitting and monster production of Miguel Cabrera, who now stands poised to win his second straight AL MVP. With a slash line of .350/.446/.646, it’s pretty much impossible […]

Los Angeles Angels Rumors: Halos Should Re-sign LHP Jason Vargas

Jason Vargas Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim

Did somebody say pitching? Yeah, we all know the Los Angeles Angels have been woefully inadequate on the mound this year, with their 4.24 team ERA ranking 11th in the A.L., despite the fact that Angel Stadium is one of the most […]

Los Angeles Angels Should Not Trade Mark Trumbo

Mark Trumbo

Pitching, pitching, pitching. That will be the Los Angeles Angels‘ focus going into the offseason, as it should be. As disappointing as Albert Pujols and Josh Hamilton have been this year, the Halos can’t lay the blame for this season’s underachievement at the feet of […]

Los Angeles Angels Rumors: Will Joe Blanton Be Released?

Joe Blanton

Friday’s start for Matt Shoemaker may have been a pleasant surprise, as the young man delivered five innings of shutout baseball for the Los Angeles Angels. Manager Mike Scioscia‘s decision to opt for Shoemaker in a pinch (Jered Weaver experienced tightness in his forearm and […]

Los Angeles Angels’ RHP Jerome Williams Should Not Be Starter Next Year

Jerome Williams Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim

Jerome Williams‘ 2013 season has been anything but smooth; he showed up overweight to spring training, he was constantly shuffled back and forth between the bullpen and the starting rotation as the rest of the Los Angeles Angels‘ starters caught the […]

C.J. Wilson Has Been Los Angeles Angels’ True Ace This Year

C.J. Wilson

Any time Cy Young chatter has revolved around a Los Angeles Angels pitcher over the past few years, that pitcher was invariably Jered Weaver. Weaver had been the Halos’ true ace, posting a 51-25 record and a 2.73 ERA from 2010-2012. That kind […]

Los Angeles Angels’ Rediscovering Small-Ball Success in Streak

Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim

There’s been a different look about this Los Angeles Angels (75-78) team over the past month, a period in which they own the best record in baseball (20-7, tied with the Washington Nationals) and appear determined to reach .500 before time runs out […]

AL Rookie of the Year: J.B. Shuck Unlikely to Win Despite Solid Play

J.B. Shuck

Two outfielders this year have passed their rookie auditions with flying colors for the Los Angeles Angels. In right field, Kole Calhoun has maintained a respectable .289 average while coming through in clutch situations for the Halos, who have been severely wanting for […]

Los Angeles Angels Rumors: Halos Should Sign Masahiro Tanaka

Masahiro Tanaka

The Los Angeles Dodgers‘ Yasiel Puig has become the most recent example of a diamond in the rough, overseas acquisition that has single handedly reversed a franchise’s fortune. Following in the footsteps of Ichiro Suzuki and other international players who have emerged from obscurity […]