Category Archives: Armchair Halos

Welcome to the Armchair Halos section at L.A. Angels Insider. This area will feature video clips and episodes from podcasts featuring your Angels, such as the, MLB Trade Rumors, and Effectively Wild podcasts. Stay tuned as we may add our own podcast in the future.

Angels Official Podcast: Who Will Close?

Click the thumbnail above and you will be taken to the Angels Official Podcast at where reporters discuss the current state of players, coaches, executives, etc. In the latest episode, Alyson Footer talks with other writers about Huston Street and who will close in his absence.

Billy Eppler on the Baseball Tonight Podcast

@Angels GM Billy Eppler joins @Buster_ESPN to cover Trout's athleticism, Pujols' health and more! šŸ”Š: [AP] — ESPN Podcasts (@podcenter) March 7, 2017

30 Clubs in 30 Days: Angels Edition

For those who missed the episode, here are several video clips compiled from different outlets from 30 Clubs in 30 Days: Los Angeles Angels on MLB Network.   This was the live stream!   Sean Casey Talks With Mike Trout   Cameron Maybin on What He Brings to the Angels Huston Street Plays Speed Chess?   The State of the… Read more »

Angels 2017 Preview at Effectively Wild Podcast

Effectively Wild Episode 1028: Season Preview Series: Angels and Diamondbacks — FanGraphs Baseball (@fangraphs) March 7, 2017

Angels 2017 Projections at FanGraphs

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Angels fans, and baseball fans in general, have been skeptical of the club’s ability to compete in 2017. That’s mostly based on losing 88 games in 2015, and having a thin, however slightly improved farm system. Still, with more money than most organizations to fill holes with productive talent without going crazy on another huge contract, the Halos are looking… Read more »

MLB Network: American League Teams to Watch In 2017

Harold Reynolds and Matt Vasgersian recently talked on Hot StoveĀ on MLB Network about the most interesting American League teams to watch in 2017 that didn’t make the playoffs in 2016. Guess who Reynolds picked? Not only that, Ken Rosenthal added some insider news on the market for Jered Weaver. Keep in mind, this clip was broadcast before the Luis Valbuena… Read more »

Rod Carew Recovering Well After Surgery

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Hall of Famer Rod Carew had successful heart transplant surgery on Friday and is recovering nicely. The 18-time All-Star with the Minnesota Twins and California Angels was 15 months removed from a heart attack, which he suffered near his Southern California home. During that time Carew, 71, was onĀ a surgically implanted left ventricular assist device that was removed before undergoing… Read more »

Angels Insiders: Pujols’ Surgery, Escobar, Simmons

This is the fourth surgery Albert has undergone in his five years with the Angels. Yet only one has resulted in significant timeĀ missed during any of those seasons. That was in 2013, when his plantar fasciitis finally caught up to him, and the tendon in his left foot tore during a game in Oakland.Ā This time, he’s had the procedure done… Read more »

Mike Trout 2016 Video Clips

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  Now that Mike Trout has won his second MVP, here are some videos for fans to enjoy!         More clips will be added as they become available.  

Mike Trout Wins AL MVP

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The Angels have their first player ever to win multiple MVP’s. Mike Trout took home the award for the second time in three seasons after posting one of his best seasons despite his team not making the playoffs. And that was the big debate leading up to the final voting. It was put to rest, however, as Trout’sĀ .315 / .441… Read more »