Mike Morin

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 6/20-6/22 @ 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 5/27-5/29 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 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 4/15-4/17 @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…