Jose Alvarez

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 6/20-6/22 @ HOU

Monday 6/20: L 10-7 The pitching woes continued for the Angels Monday night in Houston as starter Jhoulys Chacin was dreadful and the bullpen was not much better in relief. Chacin allowed 6 hits, 5 walks and 6 runs(5 earned) in…

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…

Series Recap 5/6-5/8 vs TBR

Friday 5/6: L 2-5 As if losing again to move to a 13-15 record wasn’t enough, the Angels received terrible news prior to the game regarding 2 important cogs of their pitching staff. Jeff Passan of Yahoo Sports reported that Garrett…

Series Recap 4/18-4/21 @CHW

Series Recap 4/18-4/21 @CHW

Monday 4/18: W 7-0 In impressive fashion, the Angels shutout the White Sox for their first shutout win of the 2016 season. Led by an early offensive attack and Hector Santiago, the team was able to essentially win the game right…

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 4/4-4/5 vs CHC

Monday 4/4: L 0-9 The 2016 season kicked off Monday for the Angels but the end result was not very kind to them. With all fairness, they had to face possibly the best team in baseball and matched up against the…

10 things to look forward to at Angels Spring Training

10 things to look forward to at Angels Spring Training

It’s that time of year again. All 30 MLB teams, including the Angels, have arrived in either Florida or Arizona with the hope of making the playoffs or taking steps forward toward doing so. In the Angels case, they hope…