12:47 AM EST, Wed December 11, 2013
Los Angeles Angels Rumors & News
Los Angeles Times 9 hours ago
LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. -- The Angels filled out their starting rotation on Tuesday, trading Mark Trumbo to the Arizona Diamondbacks in a three-way deal.
The Strike Zone | SI.com 7 hours ago
Mark Trumbo was an All-Star in 2012 and has averaged 32 home runs per year in his three full seasons. (Bob Levey/) In the first big move of the winter meetings, the Angels, Diamondbacks and White Sox completed a three-way trade that resulted in first baseman/outfielder Mark Trumbo going from Los Angeles to Arizona, […]
Orange County Register 59 mins ago
LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. – The Angels came to the winter meetings with the hopes of finding a young starting pitcher who could fit into their rotation immediately. They found two. It wasn’t without some pain, though, as they traded slugger Mark...
Los Angeles Times 43 mins ago
Shipping the slugger to Arizona for two pitchers in a three-team deal could be a stroke of genius by General Manager Jerry Dipoto, or it could cost him his job.LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. — Jerry Dipoto turned Mark Trumbo into three arms and a bat. That is the work of a magician.
Orange County Register 2 hours ago
Touring the sports world, here and there … • The thinking here was that it would be OK for the Angels to trade Mark Trumbo if they received excellent, established pitching for him and if Albert Pujols’ return to top form appears favorable. They...
Angels Blog | Orange County Register 6 hours ago
Quick tidbits from Angels Jerry Dipoto after he addressed the media following today’s trade of Mark Trumbo for Tyler Skaggs and Hector Santiago… * As of now, the Angels have both Skaggs and Santiago in the rotation, joining Jered Weaver, C.J....
Angels Blog | Orange County Register 12 hours ago
The Angels are working on a three-way deal that would send Mark Trumbo to the Arizona Diamondbacks with right-hander Tyler Skaggs coming from Arizona and lefty Hector Santiago from the Chicago White Sox. If the Angels actually can get those two...
Los Angeles Times Dec 9, 2013
Arizona is shopping for a power hitter and the Angels are looking for pitching, making the teams potential partners in a deal for the versatile slugger.LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. — The Arizona Diamondbacks are in search of a power hitter, with pitching to spare. The Angels appear to be a good match, with Mark Trumbo potentially becoming a corner outfielder in Arizona.
LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. – Just before Jerry Dipoto met with reporters on the first day of the winter meetings, the Angels general manager emerged from a meeting with Kevin Towers, his Arizona Diamondbacks counterpart. That’s how rumors get...
Just before Jerry Dipoto met with reporters on the first day of the winter meetings, the Angels general manager emerged from a meeting with Kevin Towers, his Arizona Diamondbacks counterpart. That’s how rumors get started. Truthfully, it served...
Angels Blog | Orange County Register Dec 9, 2013
The Arizona Diamondbacks have been one of the teams most frequently mentioned as a trading partner for the Angels because they need a power bat and they have lots of young pitching. Last week the Angels were pretty sure they weren't going to trade...
Three of the most successful managers in baseball history -- Joe Torre, Tony LaRussa and Bobby Cox -- were announced Monday as unanimous selections to the Baseball Hall of Fame. Each of the three received all 16 votes from the Expansion Era Veterans...
Angels Blog | Orange County Register Dec 9, 2013
LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. -- The Angels continue to search for a starting pitcher or two at this year's Winter Meetings, but general manager Jerry Dipoto is relieved he doesn't have to pursue bullpen help for the first time in his tenure with the team....
Orange County Register Dec 8, 2013
As Jerry Dipoto and his staff convene on baseball’s annual winter meetings in Orlando, Fla., the Angels general manager has a short shopping list. It’s pretty much one item: starting pitching. Unfortunately for the Angels, starting pitching is...
Los Angeles Times Dec 8, 2013
The Angels are desperately in need of starting pitching, but they have little money left to spend and no impact prospects to trade, which makes it difficult for the general manager to make a deal.LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. — For a general manager heading into what could be his walk-the-plank year, Jerry Dipoto appears calm and assured. His contract guarantees him nothing beyond next season, and the playoffs have gone on without the Angels since 2009.
Orange County Register Dec 5, 2013
The Angels have signed left-handed reliever Clay Rapada to a minor league deal with an invite to spring training. Rapada, 32, has a career 4.06 ERA over parts of seven major league seasons. He has held lefties to a .164 average in his career. His...
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