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Luis Valbuena Out 4-6 Weeks

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The Angels will be without one of their newest additions until early May. Infielder Luis Valbuena suffered a grade one hamstring strain on Wednesday during Spring Training game against the Texas Rangers and will start the 2017 regular season on the disabled list. The injury is the same one that took him out of last season, and eventually had his surgery on…. Read more »

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 »

Angels Sign Luis Valbuena

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Update, January 24: The deal has been finalized. It’ll be for two years at $15 million. Valbuena will receive $6.5 million in 2017 and $8.5 million in 2018. A mutual option is attached for 2019 with a $200,000 dollar buyout. And in case fans are wondering, the Angels are now $12 million under the luxury tax. The corresponding move was… Read more »

Offseason Tracker: Maybin, Escobar, Campos

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The Angels have some money available this winter and need more lineup depth, which is why deal for Cameron Maybin makes sense. — Buster Olney (@Buster_ESPN) November 3, 2016 The Angels have needed an everyday left fielder ever since Garret Anderson left… That’s a long time. They did acquire one in 2011, but that turned out to be the biggest… Read more »

CJ Cron To Have Surgery On Hand

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  Well, if it isn’t that good ole’ injury bug again. This time he’s decided that since enough is enough for the Angels and so many ailing players, that he’s picking on a previous victim: CJ Cron. How dare he! But the injury bug’s days are numbers, as this time there isn’t much to worry about. The young slugger is… 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: 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 »

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 »

Halo Waiver Wire: Perez, Choi, Tindall

So, Carlos Perez down, Geovany Soto activated, Ji-Man Choi called up, and C.J. Cron to the 15-day disabled list. — Pedro Moura (@pedromoura) July 9, 2016 With Cron going down with a broken hand and Geovany Soto returning, the Angels were forced to make more roster moves. The club’s depth has been all but completely used up this season, and… Read more »