Fernando Salas

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…

Series Recap 6/23-6/26 vs OAK

Series Recap 6/23-6/26 vs OAK

Thursday 6/23: L 5-4 Tim Lincecum‘s debut at Angel Stadium didn’t go as planned as he was done after 3 innings. Some shaky Angels defense didn’t help(errors from Mike Trout and Yunel Escobar in the 2nd inning) but Lincecum struggled to…

Series Recap 6/13-6/15 vs MIN

Series Recap 6/13-6/15 vs MIN

Monday 6/13: L 4-9 The Angels continued their ugly skid on Monday night as they were pounded at home by the worst team in the American League. Not much went right for the team as they received a poor start from…

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…

Series Recap 5/27-5/29 vs HOU

Friday 5/27: W 7-2 For the 2nd straight outing, Matt Shoemaker was absolutely brilliant as he was rewarded with a win with a near shutout that ended in the 9th inning. Shoemaker was pulled after 1 out after allowing 2…

Series Recap 4/22-4/24 vs SEA

Friday 4/22: L 2-5 The Angels continued their early season struggles at home as they lost in extra innings to the Seattle Mariners. After going down 2-0 early in the first inning, the Angels received an injection of power in the…

Series Recap 4/15-4/17 @MIN

Friday 4/15: L 4-5 The Angels bullpen struggled to hold any leads on Friday night and ended up being the deciding factor in their loss. Greg Mahle, Mike Morin and Fernando Salas each gave up runs and Jose Alvarez blew a…

Series Recap 4/7-4/10 vs TEX

Thursday 4/7: W 4-3 The Halo was lit in Anaheim for the 1st time in 2016 on Thursday night as Albert Pujols ended the game as a hero. With 2 outs and the bases loaded in a 3-3 tie in the 9th…