Category Archives: Eppler’s Domain

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Angels Call Up Shane Robinson

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#Angels have selected the contract of OF Shane Robinson, optioned RHP Parker Bridwell to AAA & designated RHP Daniel Wright for assignment. — Angels PR (@LAAngelsPR) May 31, 2017

Angels Call Up Parker Bridwell

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Well there were many who believed it would be Troy Scribner. But instead the Angels opted yesterday to bring up another starting pitching prospect, Parker Bridwell. Parker Bridwell was 5 when Bartolo Colon made his major league debut. They'll pitch against each other tomorrow. — J.P. Hoornstra (@jphoornstra) May 29, 2017 Just three starts from his promotion from AA Mobile to AAA… Read more »

Mike Trout to the DL…

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  Just what we were all hoping wouldn’t happen just happened. The Angels placed Mike Trout on the disabled list for the first time in his historic career with a torn ulna collateral ligament in his left thumb. Trout suffered the injury while diving head first into second base on a stolen base attempt in Sunday’s loss to the Miami… Read more »

Eppler’s Domain: Morin, Wright, Scribner

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As featured earlier today, Cam Bedrosian and Huston Street are close to returning from long DL stints. And not only does Mike Scioscia have decisions to make regarding his bullpen, but also who will be the next pitching prospect the Angels call on. The Angels activated Mike Morin from the DL and demoted Daniel Wright to triple-A. They're going to need a new… Read more »

C.J. Cron Sent to AAA

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The #Angels optioned CJ Cron and recalled Nolan Fontana. More to come on this. — Jeff Fletcher (@JeffFletcherOCR) May 22, 2017 This season could be the last chance for C.J. Cron to cement himself as part of the core of the Angels. For the third straight year, the young slugger is off to a really slow start, and can’t stay… Read more »

Latest On the Doug Fister Signing

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UPDATE: CONTRACT DETAILS Fister will be paid a salary of $1.75 million upon being called to the Majors. In the minors he will receive $100,000. Both are pro-rated based on service time. If he makes 20 starts, he could receive up to an additional $1 million in incentives, and up to $200,000 for 45 relief appearances. There is also an opt-out… Read more »

Andrew Bailey Transferred to 60-Day DL

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.@Angels sign RHP Doug Fister, option him to Class A Inland Empire; transfer RHP Andrew Bailey to 60-day DL. — MLBRosterMoves (@MLBRosterMoves) May 20, 2017 The corresponding move to the Doug Fister signing didn’t happen until the Angels officially announced the move two days after it was originally reported. Andrew Bailey was transferred to the 60-day disabled list to make room… Read more »

Angels Acquire Damien Magnifico

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.@Angels acquire RHP Damien Magnifico from @Orioles for RHP Jordan Kipper, option him to Triple-A; designate RHP Jose Valdez for assignment. — MLBRosterMoves (@MLBRosterMoves) May 6, 2017 The purpose of this trade is probably to get more immediate help, as Damien Magnifico is in AAA while Jordan Kipper is at AA. Valdez’s command issues continued with the Angels and this… Read more »

Keynan Middleton to the Bigs!

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The Angels have called up RHP Kenyan Middleton and optioned RHP Daniel Wright. — Jeff Fletcher (@JeffFletcherOCR) May 5, 2017 Keynan Middleton had a 2.84 ERA in 12 2/3 innings in relief for AAA Salt Lake. The Angels drafted the twenty-three year old righty in the third round of the 2013 draft from Lane Community College in Eugene, Oregon. He’s… Read more »

Meyer Called Up; Mahle Outrighted

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Brooks Pounders will be demoted to make room for Alex Meyer, the Angels' starting pitcher tonight. — Pedro Moura (@pedromoura) May 4, 2017 LHP Greg Mahle has cleared waivers and has been outrighted to Triple-A @SaltLakeBees roster. — Angels PR (@LAAngelsPR) May 3, 2017