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Angels Starting Lineup Taking Shape

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This is a photo from Jeff Fletcher of the Orange County Register showing that Mike Scioscia is pretty close to finishing his preferred batting order. All he needs is for Albert Pujols to return. The Martin Maldonado/Carlos Perez battle will have a winner soon. But one has to imagine they’ll end up splitting the time nearly down the middle. Batting… Read more »

Eppler’s Domain: Lincecum, Johnny G, Meyer, Smith, Rasmus

Tim Lincecum‘s comeback season has come to an end, as he leaves with a 9.16 ERA and closed things out at AAA Salt Lake. Signed in June, The Freak was looking to revitalize his career after undergoing surgery for a degenerative hip. The results were obviously not as hoped. It is not clear what the future holds for Timmy. The… Read more »

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 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:┬áThe Angels made no roster moves on Monday. On the Field:┬áThe 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 »

Angels Week in Review – August 8-14, 2016

Angels Week in Review – August 8-14, 2016 Week Start: 49-62, 4th AL West Week End: 49-68, 5th AL West Week W-L: 0-6 It’s been a pretty ugly week for the Angels as they’ve continued their 9-game road trip that has taken them through Seattle, Chicago and Cleveland. The Angels went completely winless this week and have lost 10 in… Read more »

Angels Week In Review – August 1-7, 2016

If you’re a regular LA Angels Insider reader, you may have noticed a slight change in our daily postings recently. Due to a change in my schedule, I’m no longer able to put up the detailed game previews every day anymore. Fortunately, our founder Ryan W. Krol has been able to post the lineups along with a feature where you… Read more »

2016 Game 106: A’s at Angels

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Oakland Athletics (47-58, T-4th AL West) at Los Angeles Angels (47-58, T-4th AL West) Angel Stadium of Anaheim Weather Forecast @ 1st Pitch: Sunny, 79F, Wind SW 9 MPH Pitching Matchup Sean Manaea (3-5, 4.57 ERA) Manaea has pitched very well since being reinstated from the DL on June 29 with just one hiccup on July 5. Otherwise he’s been… Read more »

2016 Game 104: Red Sox at Angels

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Boston Red Sox (56-45, 3rd AL East) at Los Angeles Angels (46-57, 5th AL West) Angel Stadium of Anaheim Weather Forecast @ 1st Pitch: Sunny, 80F, Wind SSW 9 MPH Pitching Matchup Drew Pomeranz (8-8, 2.84 ERA) Acquired on July 14 from San Diego for 18 year-old pitching prospect Anderson Espinoza, Pomeranz will be making his first road start as… Read more »

2016 Game 103: Red Sox at Angels

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Boston Red Sox (55-45. 3rd AL East) at Los Angeles Angels (46-56. 5th AL West) Angel Stadium of Anaheim Weather Forecast @ 1st Pitch: Sunny, 80F, Wind SSW 7 MPH Pitching Matchup Rick Porcello (13-2, 3.57 ERA) Porcello has been having an incredibly successful season as compared to the rest of his career. His 3.57 ERA to this point is… Read more »