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Halos Heaven Aug 11, 2017
WeekEnd HaloLinks: R-E-L-A-X

WeekEnd HaloLinks: R-E-L-A-X

Don’t worry folks, Mike Trout’s got it all under control. Bud Norris and Edwin Diaz knew exactly what they were doing yesterday: giving Mike Trout an opportunity to get plate appearance #5 in efforts to qualify for the leaderboards. Mike Trout ripped a Troutian double on a well-placed Edwin Diaz slider, and won the game for the Angels. The dive is the cherry on top.... The Angels are just ONE game back of the second wild card, though they do have multiple teams still in their way. They just won the most difficult game of the Seattle series, now they need to take care of business...
Halos Heaven Jul 31, 2017
Angels Week 17 Rankings - Pitchers

Angels Week 17 Rankings - Pitchers

The good, the bad, and the meh - Bridwell and Petit shine I’ll cover the entire 40 man roster and will split it between position players and pitchers (generally 20 or so guys on each list). Each week the list will change based on the past week’s performance - but also taking into account their performance year to date. Summary Sometimes you have a good bullpen, sometimes you don’t. Unfortunately for the Angels it’s been more of the later lately. Keynan Middleton, Bud Norris, Brooks Pounders, and Cam Bedrosian all had weeks they’d probably rather forget. Not on this list: Matt...
MLB Trade Rumors Jul 31, 2017

Angels Marketing Bud Norris, David Hernandez

The Angels are marketing right-handed relievers Bud Norris and David Hernandez, reports ESPN’s Buster Olney (Twitter link). Industry expectation is that both will be traded before today’s 4pm ET non-waiver deadline, Olney adds. Both Norris and Hernandez have had strong rebound seasons in 2017, though Norris’ numbers have taken a hit in the past week…
Halos Heaven Jul 30, 2017
Angels taking calls, exploring “concepts” in trading relievers, per Ken Rosenthal

Angels taking calls, exploring “concepts” in trading relievers, per Ken Rosenthal

Specifically mentioned are relief righties Bud Norris and David Hernandez. As expected, the Angels have been taking calls on their relievers, per Ken Rosenthal. #Angels yet another team with relievers in play. Per sources, teams checking in regularly, concepts being explored. Norris, Hernandez, etc.— Ken Rosenthal (@Ken_Rosenthal) July 30, 2017 The difference now is that they are “explor[ing] concepts” on those relievers, whom Rosenthal mention by name as Bud Norris and David Hernandez. However, due to Twitter’s 140 character limit (Rosenthal’s tweet was 139), is it not...
Los Angeles Times Jul 30, 2017

Angels blow six-run lead in ninth when Steve Pearce hits walk-off grand slam for Blue Jays

The Angels pounded lackluster Toronto pitching on Sunday afternoon at the Rogers Centre. But their own poor pitching squandered their chance at a rare series sweep. The Angels blew a six-run ninth-inning lead to lose, 11-10, on a walk-off grand slam. Steve Pearce hit it off Bud Norris, the Angels’...
Halos Heaven Jul 30, 2017
Blue Jays give Angels a taste of their own comeback medicine with walk-off grand slam in 9th

Blue Jays give Angels a taste of their own comeback medicine with walk-off grand slam in 9th

The Halos had a six-run lead going into the 9th. They lost 11-10. Yep. Angels 10 Blue Jays 11 /holds backspace button for what seems like an eternity, erasing entire post game. Ok, fine. The Blue Jays beat the Halos today by the final score of 11-10. It should not have ended how it did, not with the 6-run lead tat the Angels had heading into the ninth inning or with reliable de facto closer Bud Norris on the mound. The Angels played a good game, even Albert Pujols had himself a nice day at the plate. Yet, the Angels didn’t get a win. Instead, they got Buttercupped harder than Mike...
Los Angeles Times Jul 24, 2017

Angels' Bud Norris is carving a niche as a reliever

The Baltimore Orioles spent the first week of May 2015 in New York to play the Mets and the Yankees. Between his two scheduled starts there, Bud Norris fell ill. He says he lost 25 pounds in a week, his body flushed. He tried to pitch at Yankee Stadium but couldn’t. “Something happened, whether...
Los Angeles Times Jul 24, 2017

What's in a name? This 'Bud' is for you

How did David Norris become Bud Norris, the Angels’ closer? Here’s the story behind it: At a Mexican restaurant in Oakland sometime around 1988, David Norris’ father, grandfather and uncle ordered Budweisers, using the shortened term — I’ll have a Bud. So a 3-year-old David asked for the same,...
Orange County Register Jul 22, 2017
Bud Norris earns job as Angels’ closer, but isn’t given the title

Bud Norris earns job as Angels’ closer, but isn’t given the title

ANAHEIM — Right-handed reliever Bud Norris made five appearances going into Saturday since returning from the disabled list July 1, including four in a row in the ninth inning. He recorded his 12th, 13th and 14th saves of 2017 in that stretch, the most by an Angel since Huston Street had 40 in 2015. Overall, Norris […]
Halos Heaven Jul 17, 2017
MondoLinks: Cron's boom dooms the broom

MondoLinks: Cron's boom dooms the broom

CJ Cron's 2-run late-inning pinch-homer wards off a Rays sweep. Now time to swat the Nats. Stop me if you have heard this before: the Angels have come out of the All-Star Break on the cold and stiff side. Yesterday they managed to pull out a 4-3 win and stave off broomage, doing so on an 8th-inning 2-run pinch-hit home-run from C.J. Cron AND and then surviving near-total melt-down by Bud Norris in the top of the 9th. The best part was Cron's home run totally negated the 7th-inning Logan Morrison In-Yo-Face Bat Flip. To be honest, though, the offense has been floundering for a while now....

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