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Angels Official Podcast: The Opening Day Starter

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Garrett Richards Back In Action

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After his first sessions in Tempe, Arizona, Garrett Richards said he is feeling normal and is ready for another spring. Once headed for Tommy John Surgery, the Angels ace has undergone several stem cell injections that have helped his UCL in his throwing arm to heal in place of the procedure that would’ve kept the righty out untilĀ 2018. But now,… Read more »

Eppler’s Domain: Arbitration, Choi, Wieters

Angels Make Quick Work Of Arbitration With some guys being let go, a lot of young faces, and the handful of big contracts, Billy Eppler and his arbitration eligible cases wasted no time getting deals done. Here are the established salaries: Garrett RichardsĀ — $6.85 million Kole Calhoun — $6.35 million (Super Two) Matt Shoemaker — $3.325 million Danny Espinosa —… Read more »

Eppler’s Domain: MLBTR Offseason Outlook, Baldoquin, Top Prospects

The 2016 season was over for the Angels a long time ago. With a 74-88 campaign due to major pitching injuries that will linger into 2017, numerous additional questions loom for the Halos. Although Garrett Richards is returning, and Huston Street is expected to be ready, there is much concern over the club’s pitching depth, as well as holes at… Read more »

Garrett Richards To Be Ready For 2017

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As of now, Garrett Richards will anchor the Angels’ rotation next season. After another successful instructional league start, throwing 55 pitches in front of several Angels executives, Garrett is more than confident he will be fully recovered in time for Opening Day 2017. Pitching in front of GM Billy Eppler, pitching coach Charles Nagy, and owner Arte Moreno, the young… Read more »

Angels Insiders: Richards, Weaver, Scioscia

With the 2016 season coming to an end, the Angels found themselves at 88 losses and a pitching staff left nearly in shambles due to catastrophic to their rotation and back end of their bullpen. Losing Garrett Richards, Andrew Heaney, and Nick Tropeano to torn UCL’s, and the latter two undergoing Tommy John Surgery, the season and the future looked… Read more »

Halos On The Mend: Richards, Tropeano

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So there was good news, and then there was bad news. Let’s start with the good news since there hasn’t been a whole lot of that this season. #Angels Garrett Richards has shown continued healing so not having TJ yet. Still moving forward. Still won't pitch this year. — Jeff Fletcher (@JeffFletcherOCR) August 3, 2016 In less than a week,… Read more »

Insider Injury Report: Richards, Heaney, Skaggs, Wilson

In our latest installment of Insider Injury Report, we have some encouraging news and some bad news as well. We’ll start with the good news… Garrett Richards still hoping to avoid the procedure & will be re-evaluated in early August. Got encouraging results in recent ultrasound. — Alden Gonzalez (@Alden_Gonzalez) July 1, 2016 Richards underwent an ultrasound in his scheduled… Read more »

Andrelton Simmons Back From the DL

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Welcome to the LA Angels Insider Injury Tracker! Here we will have updates on injured Angels players. This will be running post that will last throughout the 2016 regular season. Here are the latest reports: Simmons was activated from the disabled list way ahead of schedule after tearing the ulna collateral ligament in his left hand. The star shortstop missed… Read more »

Garrett Richards Will Undergo Stem Cell Treatment

After ten days of waiting and biting our finger nails, news came today that Garrett Richards will not have Tommy John Surgery at this time. Instead, the ace will have a stem-cell injection that is similar to what former Angel Bartolo Colon had in 2011, and will rehab his pitching arm. Richards was off to a great start with a… Read more »