Category Archives: Angels Insiders

Welcome to our Angels Insiders column! This is where articles and tweets from our writers will be featured. Here we will also be sharing articles and tweets from Angels beat writers Alden Gonzalez of MLB.com, Jeff Fletcher of the Orange County, and Pedro Moura of the Los Angeles Times, as well as writers from around Major League Baseball. Check back any time for insider information on your Angels!

Angels Insiders: Richards, Weaver, Scioscia

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With the 2016 season coming to an end, the Angels found themselves at 88 losses and a pitching staff left nearly in shambles due to catastrophic to their rotation and back end of their bullpen. Losing Garrett Richards, Andrew Heaney, and Nick Tropeano to torn UCL’s, and the latter two undergoing Tommy John Surgery, the season and the future looked… Read more »

2016 Game 162: Astros at Angels

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Some notes for the final game of the season: With Friday night’s victory, the Angels avoided their first 90 loss season in 17 years. The club also set an MLB record with 24 different pitchers with at least a win. And Mike Trout now has the franchise record in walks. Trout is also sitting on 29 HR, 99 RBI, and… Read more »

2016 Game 156: Angels at Astros

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Angels Insiders: Skaggs, Rasmus, Shoe, Pitching Staff

The Angels are saying Tyler Skaggs’ ulnar collateral ligament is fine. Will follow up with an exact diagnosis shortly. — Pedro Moura (@pedromoura) September 14, 2016 The Angels actually caught a break this time. After being scratched from his next start with a forearm strain — the ailment that led to his original torn UCL diagnoses — Tyler Skaggs had… Read more »

2016 Game 140: Rangers at Angels

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Angels Week In Review: August 29 – September 4, 2016

Angels Week In Review: August 29 – September 4, 2016 Week Start: 56-74, 5th AL West (Div E#12, WC E#18) Week End: 61-75, 4th AL West (Div E#6, WC E#14) Week W-L: 5-1 The Angels came off an impressive road trip last week where they took 4 out of their 6 games in Toronto & Detroit and came home for… Read more »

Angels Insiders: Shoe, Pujols, Meyer, Additions

The Bearded One got quite a scare on Sunday as a line drive from Kyle Seager came right back and knocked Matt Shoemaker in the right side of his head. Shoe never lost consciousness as he stumbled off the mound and then fell to his knees. But a laceration at the point of impact was a quick cause for concern,… Read more »

Should The Angels Tank?

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The Angels have not been able to do much right lately, and that includes losing correctly. Yeah I said it. Let’s be honest, this season has been over since before the all-star break and for the most part the team has played their part in losing efficiently by “earning” the 4th worst record in the American League. However, the team has… Read more »

Angels Week in Review – August 22-28, 2016

Angels Week in Review – August 22-28, 2016 Week Start: 52-72, 5th AL West Week End: 56-74, 5th AL West Week W-L: 4-2 Monday August 22, 2016 – Travel Day Off the Field: The Angels made no roster moves on Monday. On the Field: The Angels had no game on Monday as they traveled from Anaheim to Toronto to begin a 6-game… Read more »

Angels Week In Review: August 15-21, 2016

Angels Week In Review – August 15-21, 2016 Week Start: 49-68, 5th AL West Week End: 52-72, 5th AL West Week W-L: 3-4 The Angels entered the week in the midst of their worst losing streak of Mike Scioscia‘s tenure, a 10-game skid that began with the last game of the last homestand against the A’s on August 4, and… Read more »