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Angels finalize deal with Luis Valbuena

It took a little while but the Angels have finalized their deal with infielder Luis Valbuena. Here are the terms via Angels beat writer Jeff Fletcher: “#Angels complete Luis Valbuena deal. It’s 2 years, $15M, including a mutual option.” In Fletcher’s…

Looking at a potential Angels/Royals trade

The MLB offseason is at the stage where it seems to be dragging along, with little to no action most of the days. The current Collective Bargaining Agreement has not been finalized yet and with the deadline coming up this…

Angels acquire Cameron Maybin

Literally the first day after the MLB season ended, the Angels have gone to work in the trade market. The Angels acquired center fielder Cameron Maybin in exchange for right handed pitcher Victor Alcantar. In the process, the Angels exercised…

RIP Jose Fernandez

The game of baseball was struck with tragic news Sunday morning as the 24 year old superstar Jose Fernandez, Miami Marlins ace pitcher, was announced dead after a boating accident killed him and 2 other friends. The other details are…

State of the Angels

There’s no way around it: 2016 has been a lost season all the way around for the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim. While many pundits and projection systems had the Angels out of the playoff picture before the season,  the…

Angels trade Hector Santiago and Joe Smith

Angels trade Hector Santiago and Joe Smith

Right as the 2016 non-waiver deadline was wrapping up on Monday afternoon, the Angels swung a pair of deals. Right as 1 PM approached, Hector Santiago was sent packing along with minor leaguer Alan Busenitz to the Minnesota Twins in…

Draft Analysis: OF Troy Montgomery

Draft Analysis: OF Troy Montgomery

Previous Analysis: Matt Thaiss, Nolan Williams, Chris Rodriguez, Connor Justus, Cole Duensing, Jordan Zimmerman In the 8th round of the MLB Draft, the Angels took a player that you would call a “gamer”. From the Ohio State University, Troy Montgomery, an undersized center fielder, was…

Draft Analysis: INF/OF Jordan Zimmerman

Previous Analysis: Matt Thaiss, Nolan Williams, Chris Rodriguez, Connor Justus, Cole Duensing A familiar baseball name popped up in the 7th round for the Angels as they selected Michigan State second baseman Jordan Zimmerman, who has no relation to the pitcher for the Detroit…