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Draft Analysis: RHP Cole Duensing

Draft Analysis: RHP Cole Duensing

Previous Analysis: Matt Thaiss, Nolan Williams, Chris Rodriguez, Connor Justus The term “projectability” popped up in the 6th round for the Angels when they selected a right handed pitcher out of Blue Valley Northwest High School, Cole Duensing. Yet another talent of…

Draft Analysis: RHP Chris Rodriguez

Draft Analysis: RHP Chris Rodriguez

Previous Analysis: Matt Thaiss, Nolan Williams Continuing their trend of taking raw High School talents, the Angels took their 1st pitcher in the 4th round, a pitcher by the name of Chris Rodriguez. A high school kid out of Miami Gardens,…

Draft Analysis: SS Nolan Williams

Previous Analysis: Matt Thaiss In the years prior to the 2016 draft, the Angels very frequently targeted high floor, low upside players who were expected to fill roles in the majors rather than become stars. In the 3rd round this…

Draft Analysis: Matt Thaiss

The MLB Draft is one of the most exciting times of the year in baseball. For a few days, over 1,000 players are selected as people try to project which players will be future members in the big leagues. For the…

The Angels’ Complicated 2016 Summer

The Angels’ Complicated 2016 Summer

63 games into the season on June 13th, the Angels currently sit in 4th place in the American League West with a 27-36 record, only a half game up on the last place Oakland Athletics. The rash of injuries have…

The New and Improved Hector Santiago

The New and Improved Hector Santiago

Since his arrival to Anaheim in 2014, Hector Santiago has posted a 3.62 ERA in 358 innings. Despite essentially posting a league average ERA during his time with the Angels, the guy has felt super under appreciated because of the…

Garrett Richards to undergo Tommy John Surgery; Andrew Heaney has UCL damage

Garrett Richards to undergo Tommy John Surgery; Andrew Heaney has UCL damage

In stunning news Friday morning, it was announced by Yahoo’s Jeff Passan that Garrett Richards will be undergoing Tommy John surgery to repair a torn UCL(Ulnar Collateral Ligament). To make matters worse, Andrew Heaney‘s UCL is also damaged but it’s…

Thank You Figgy

Thank You Figgy

On Sunday morning, it was announced that former Angel Chone Figgins officially announced his retirement from baseball. The Angels also followed this up by signing Figgins to a 1 day deal and allowing him to retire from baseball as an…