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The 2013 California League Champion Inland Empire 66ers, Where Are They Now?

The 2013 Inland Empire 66ers had what you may call a miraculous run that ended in the Angels first minor league championship since 1996. It was the San Bernardino team’s first title since 2006. There are reasons why I say…

Series Recap 8/3-8/5 vs. Cleveland Indians

Series Recap 8/3-8/5 vs. Cleveland Indians

Monday 8/3: W 4-5 After getting swept in back-to-back series against the Astros and Dodgers, the Angels finally returned home Monday evening to try and snap their six game losing streak. That looked to be an uphill battle with defending…

Interview With MLB Player Agent Rafa Nieves

80 Grade Halos had the opportunity to interview Rafa Nieves, an MLB Player Agent who represents over 70 Major and Minor League Players. You can follow Rafa on Twitter @RafaANieves. Everyone here at 80GH thanks Rafa for his time.  …

3 Under The Radar Angels Pitching Prospects You Should Get To Know

Austin Adams 6′ 2″ 225 Tampa, Fl 8th Round in 2012 South Florida   Austin Adams is a big 6’2 225 pound right hander out of Florida who has put it all together in 2015. After starting the year in…

Angels-Cubs: The Perfect Trade Partners

Angels-Cubs: The Perfect Trade Partners

Like Eggs and Bacon, the Angels and the Cubs are a perfect match. The Cubs need starting pitching, the Angels need young, controllable offense pieces. And what do you know, the Cubs have young offensive pieces and the Angels have…

The future of Maniac Ball

The future of Maniac Ball

Hi everyone, A year and a half after opening Maniac Ball we are at a bit of a crossroads. The writing team we put together has taken on many different forms and is once again changing. With this, and the…

Series Recap 6/17-6/18 at Arizona Diamondbacks

Series Recap 6/17-6/18 at Arizona Diamondbacks

Wednesday 6/17: L 2-3 Hector Santiago started for the Angels in the away half of the series in Arizona, and he threw a decent game despite taking the loss. Santiago threw five innings allowing seven hits with nine strikeouts. He gave…

Major League Pitcher Performance After Tommy John Surgery:  A review of current literature

Major League Pitcher Performance After Tommy John Surgery: A review of current literature

If you follow Major League Baseball closely, you’re likely aware of the recent “epidemic” of blown elbows.  As a certified athletic trainer who has spent many years working with professional baseball players, I have seen it happen and worked tirelessly…