Luis Valbuena

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…

Garrett Richards: New Season, (Mostly) Same Results

Garrett Richards: New Season, (Mostly) Same Results

After missing the final month-and-a-half of last season to a terrible knee injury, you had to wonder what percentage Garrett Richards would be of his 2014 self as we moved to 2015. It was going to be difficult for Richards…

Series Preview – Angels VS Houston Astros (5/7-10)

Series Preview – Angels VS Houston Astros (5/7-10)

After back-to-back walk-off wins against the Seattle Mariners (after dropping the first game), the Angels continue their homestand as they faced the Houston Astros in a four-game series. Tonight’s first pitch is at 7:05pm PST (Same time tomorrow; 6:05pm on…

Series Recap 4/17-4/19 @HOU

Series Recap 4/17-4/19 @HOU

Friday 4/17: W 6-3 That Mike Trout kid? He’s pretty darn good. Mike Trout made it into the record books yet again as he blasted career home runs #100 and #101 to lead the Angels to victory. His 5 RBI’s were tied for…

Series Preview – Angels At Houston Astros (4/17-19)

Series Preview – Angels At Houston Astros (4/17-19)

After taking two of three against the Texas Rangers, the Angels stay in Texas as they face another AL West rival with the Houston Astros. First pitch tonight will be at 5:10pm PST (4:10pm tomorrow; 11:10am on Sunday). Here’s what…

5 Potential Trades the Angels could make

5 Potential Trades the Angels could make

The Annual Winter Meetings begin on Sunday night in beautiful downtown San Diego, which means a rapid flurry of transactions will be happening soon. The Angels have been extremely active in the last few Winter Meetings and it’s possible they…

Maniac Ball Writer Roundtable

Maniac Ball Writer Roundtable

With the offseason in full-swing, we are going to introduce a new feature here at Maniac Ball. Each week or so, we will convene some of our writers to answer five questions about the Angels and baseball in general. You…