It's no secret the Oakland Athletics offense is struggling. Arguably their weakest spot in the lineup is second base as Tony Kemp, Chad Pinder and Franklin Barreto have hit a combined .206 with one home run and five rbi. Making a move necessary and the result acquiring Tommy La Stella from the Los Angeles Angels. La Stella is an immediate upgrade. At the time of the trade he was hitting
Yes, it was “Sho Time” for the Los Angeles Angels. Rookie Shoehei Ohtani took to the mound for the first time this season, following up on a Major League debut that saw him get his first career hit on the first pitch he ever saw in a regular season game. The 23-year-old Ohtani notched his first win as a pitcher by allowing three runs over six innings in the Halos'
One of Major League Baseball’s biggest stories this season will be the progress of Shohei Ohtani, the two-way Japanese star who will make his debut with the Los Angeles Angels. Manager Mike Scioscia said on Tuesday night. Ohtani will follow Garrett Richards, Tyler Skaggs and Matt Shoemaker in the rotation. He also told the media Shohei Ohtani could see action in the lineup before his scheduled day to pitch. Ohtani
Albert Pujols has made Major League Baseball history. The slugger has reached 600 career home runs. This wasn’t any normal long ball. Pujols launched a grand slam to put himself in the history books. He is the fourth youngest, and ninth total, to reach this milestone. Pujols joins the 600 club with Barry Bonds, Hank Aaron, Babe Ruth, Alex Rodriguez, Willie Mays, Ken Griffey Jr., Jim Thome, and Sammy Sosa.
Baseball took a hit on Sunday. Mike Trout, the best player in MLB and possibly the best we’ve ever seen, slid headfirst into second base. He came up holding his hand and the baseball world collectively held their breath, preparing for the worse. Well, good thing we prepared because baseball will be without its greatest star for six to eight weeks. Trout tore the UCL in his left thumb and
There are few Major League Baseball teams with the unique variety of past logos that the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim have. They have had ten logo changes since their beginning. Today we’ll focus on four of them. The Halos, as they are so rightfully nicknamed, were established in 1961 as an expansion team. Their original owner, the great Gene Autry, bought the name Angels from a Minor League team in
The Los Angeles Angels have the best player in the game of baseball. And they are wasting away the prime of his career. Their projected lineup was previously detailed here at The Inscriber. Now that we take a look at their projected pitching rotation, it’s easy to see that the club isn’t doing much to take advantage of Mike Trout. Here is what the Angels 2017 projected rotation looks like.
In his second year as general manager of the Los Angeles Angels, Billy Eppler made one major move. That move was no move at all, in fact. Eppler chose to hang on to the best current player in Major League Baseball. Mike Trout is still the star of the Angels lineup. With the additions the club made, the Angels could have the bats necessary to seriously compete in what could
Could the Los Angeles Angels actually be thinking about trading Mike Trout this winter? If they were, there are several people around the baseball world who think that if they do, the New York Yankees are the team most primed to make an offer for the former MVP and New Jersey native whose become one of the faces of Major League Baseball over the last five seasons. Most would figure
The 2016 World Series ended less than 24 hours ago, and already we have our first real trade of the offseason with the Angels adding outfielder Cameron Maybin from Detroit, according to FOX Sports reporter Ken Rosenthal. Maybin has a $9 million club option, which Rosenthal and others also say will be picked up by the Angels. In return, right-hander Victor Alcantara will join the Tigers. [embedit snippet="1"] A veteran of