It’s that time of the season when players are called up from the minor leagues, and teams see new faces that could possibly have an impact on the current club, and in the future. On Tuesday the Angels made a ton of roster moves: Players returning from the DL RHP: Cory Rasmus (arm tightness) 3B: David Freese (broken finger) UT: Taylor Featherston (back strain) OF: Collin Cowgill (right… Read more »
The trade deadline has passed, but players are being put on waivers and that means teams will be monitoring the wire to see what players they can still add by the August 31 waiver deadline to add depth that can still be eligible for postseason play. We will continue to track this in our newest weekly running post of ‘Stoneman’s… Read more »
In what is becoming a busy afternoon for the Angel front office, it appears as though the Angels have acquired oufielder David DeJesus in a trade with the Tampa Bay Rays. In exchange the Rays will get minor-league RHP Eduar Lopez. Read the full story HERE.
Reports this afternoon say that outfielder David Murphy has been scratched from the Indians’ lineup tonight because he is being traded to the Angels. No word yet on what the Angels are giving up, but Murphy will be a free agent at season’s end. Read the full story & updates HERE:
UPDATE, July 24, 12:30 PM: With a temporary need arising at third base, the Angels acquired third baseman Conor Gillaspie from the Chicago White Sox for cash considerations. Gillaspie, 28, has a .237/.276/.364 slash line in 185 big league plate appearances in 2015. He’s also had unfavorable defensive ratings, and has been worth a full win below replacement level (by measure… Read more »
In the first major move of the 2015 midseason trading season, the 2nd place Houston Astros (2 games behind the Angels) and the current AL Wild Card leaders have bolstered their rotation by acquiring lefty Scott Kazmir in a trade with the Oakland Athletics. In return, the A’s will get a pair of prospects, RHP Daniel Mengden and C Jacob… Read more »
When interim GM Bill Stoneman took former GM Jerry Dipoto’s office, he also inherited work in progress, which included trade talks with other clubs to find a bat. Here we have headlines relating to talks that have been confirmed throughout the season: Stoneman himself talked with Mike DiGiovanna of the Los Angeles Times about his approach to trades, and how… Read more »