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MLB Daily Dish 5 hours ago
Mets, Tigers discussed Michael Conforto for J.D. Martinez trade

Mets, Tigers discussed Michael Conforto for J.D. Martinez trade

The proposed deal was a “real consideration” over the winter, according to a report. The Mets and Tigers seriously discussed a one-for-one swap that would have sent J.D. Martinez to New York for Michael Conforto, according to FanRag’s Jon Heyman. The Mets instead chose to re-sign Yoenis Cespedes, opting not to part with Conforto for one year of Martinez. Detroit was known to be open to selling this winter, but ultimately just sent Cameron Maybin to the Angels while holding onto veterans like Martinez, Ian Kinsler, Justin Verlander and Miguel Cabrera. The Mets explored outfield options...
MLB Daily Dish 44 mins ago

Angels rumors: Halos could pursue Mike Moustakas in offseason

The pending free agent could have many suitors next winter. Despite not yet hitting free agency, the Angels are rumored to be interested in acquiring Mike Moustakas’ services next offseason, according to a report from Ken Rosenthal. Moustakas will finish up a two-year deal worth $14.3 million at...
Amazin Avenue 5 hours ago
Monday Morning Mets Mind Boggler: Managers

Monday Morning Mets Mind Boggler: Managers

Can you name every manager in Mets history? Last week, we asked you to name every general manager in Mets history. For this week’s Mind Boggler, we’re asking you to do the same for Mets managers. Mets managers The Mets hired Terry Collins, their current manager, after the 2010 season. Collins was an unorthodox choice. At a time when hiring young, recent former players started becoming the norm, Collins was a 61-year-old baseball lifer. Moreover, while he did have major league managing experience, he had not managed a major league team since 1999, when he resigned from the Angels’ job...

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Orange County Register 1 hour ago
Angels debut their (almost) full lineup

Angels debut their (almost) full lineup

TEMPE, Ariz. — Monday marked one of the milestones of spring training, the Angels playing their First Game With A Full Lineup. Although the lineup still didn’t include Albert Pujols, who is rehabbing from foot surgery, and there is still some...
Los Angeles Times 17 hours ago

Angels' Garrett Richards, Tyler Skaggs pitch to hitters at training facility

The games are going, but at this early stage in this spring, much of the Angels’ attention from inside and outside the organization is focused away from them, on their starting pitchers who are still working their way to participating in games. On Sunday, two of the team’s young starters pitched...
Los Angeles Times 19 hours ago

Angels defeat Athletics, 5-3, in spring game

The Angels defeated the Oakland Athletics, 5-3, on Sunday at Hohokam Stadium and preserved their perfect Cactus League record, now 2-0. AT THE PLATE: Fourth outfielder Ben Revere doubled in the Angels’ first run with a ground ball down the right-field line in the third inning. … Outfielder Ryan...
Orange County Register 20 hours ago
Angels beat A's to win 2nd straight Cactus League game

Angels beat A's to win 2nd straight Cactus League game

THE GAME: The Angels won for the second time in two Cactus League games, beating the Oakland A’s, 5-3, on Sunday at Hohokam Park in Mesa. The Angels snapped a 2-2 tie with three runs in the seventh. PITCHING REPORT: RH Bud Norris, one of the...
Orange County Register 23 hours ago
Tyler Skaggs is ready to establish himself in the Angels rotation

Tyler Skaggs is ready to establish himself in the Angels rotation

TEMPE, Ariz. — As far as Tyler Skaggs is concerned, this is the season the questions stop. Ever since he first set foot in the majors in 2012, Skaggs has been followed by questions about his performance, his health or both. But now, the Angels’...
Los Angeles Times Feb 25, 2017

Health of pitching rotation will be key to Angels' success in 2017

The Angels’ undoing last season, they maintained amid it and after it, was the lack of health of their starting rotation. The key to their success this season, General Manager Billy Eppler is now saying, will be the health of their starting rotation. “Let’s call it what it is,” Eppler said. “If...
Los Angeles Times Feb 25, 2017

Angels shut out Brewers in exhibition season opener

The Angels defeated the Milwaukee Brewers, 2-0, in their exhibition season opener on Saturday at Tempe Diablo Stadium in front of 6,061 fans. AT THE PLATE: Third baseman Kaleb Cowart knocked the Angels’ first hit of 2017 in Saturday’s third inning at Tempe Diablo Stadium, flaring a leadoff single...
Orange County Register Feb 25, 2017
Angels blank Brewers in Cactus League opener

Angels blank Brewers in Cactus League opener

THE GAME: The Angels beat the Milwaukee Brewers, 2-0, in their Cactus League opener on Sunday at Tempe Diablo Stadium. Seven Angels pitchers held the Brewers to just four hits. PITCHING REPORT: RH Yusmeiro Petit worked two innings facing the...
Orange County Register Feb 25, 2017
Angels figure to run more this season, just like Mike Scioscia likes it

Angels figure to run more this season, just like Mike Scioscia likes it

TEMPE, Ariz. — This Mike Scioscia team seems much more like a Mike Scioscia team. It’s no secret that the Angels longtime manager prefers clubs that give him options for more than “batter’s box offense.” It’s a bit of Scioscia-ese that...
Los Angeles Times Feb 24, 2017

Angels reliever Andrew Bailey didn't waste much time as a free agent this off-season

In 1969, St. Louis Cardinals center fielder Curt Flood started carving the path toward free agency in professional sports, and in 1976, it became official: After six years of major league service, ballplayers could choose their next team on their own. Angels reliever Andrew Bailey might be one...
Orange County Register Feb 24, 2017
Homecoming couldn't be a happier one for new Angels second baseman Danny Espinosa

Homecoming couldn't be a happier one for new Angels second baseman Danny Espinosa

TEMPE, Ariz. – In a span of a few days in December, Danny Espinosa went from “no place” to “there’s no place like home.” The Washington Nationals, the only franchise Espinosa had ever known, had just acquired outfielder Adam Eaton, a...
Los Angeles Times Feb 23, 2017

Angels catcher Martin Maldonado knows the value of a good presentation

The value of major league catchers’ ability to frame pitches has  become clearer in recent seasons, and one of the stars of that movement was Jonathan Lucroy, the longtime Milwaukee Brewer. By some measurements, Lucroy’s ability to favorably present pitches to umpires saved as much as 50 runs over...

MLB Rumor Central: Angels in no rush to name a first baseman

MLB Rumor Central: Angels in no rush to name a first baseman

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