Yunel Escobar

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 7/1-7/3 @ BOS

Friday 7/1: L 5-4 The tough times continued for the Angels Friday night in Boston as they received a poor starting pitching performance and some bad luck late in the game. In the 9th inning trailing 5-4, Daniel Nava drilled a…

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 6/17-6/19 @ OAK

Series Recap 6/17-6/19 @ OAK

Friday 6/17: L 2-3 Matt Shoemaker dominated once again for the Angels but the offense was unable to figure out A’s starter Kendall Graveman. With 7 strikeouts, 1 walk and 1 earned run allowed, Shoemaker extended his ridiculous hot streak 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…

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…