Posts From B.J. Martin

Andrelton Simmons Leaves Angels With 5 Games Remaining

Angels shortstop Andrelton Simmons is opting out of the MLB season with just five games remaining. B.J. Martin breaks down what this means for the Angels going forward.

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Pujols Homers Passing Mays for Fifth All-Time

Angels first baseman Albert Pujols launched a solo home run off rookie Wes Benjamin in the fifth inning of Friday evening’s series opener against the Texas Rangers at Angel Stadium Friday night.

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Sitting at 660 Home Runs, Albert Pujols Solidified Among First Base Mount Rushmore

Albert Pujols hit his 660th home run last weekend, solidifying his name on the Mount Rushmore of first basemen. B.J. Martin looks at other players who also deserve such recognition.

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MLB, MLBPA Agree to Terms on 2020 Posteason in Bubble  

B.J. Martin reports on today’s agreement between MLB and the MLBPA to hold the 2020 postseason in a bubble format with families allowed to attend.

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Angels September Surge Led by Unexpected Sources 

Last place in the American League West with a league-worst 12-24 record, the Los Angeles Angels finished August sellers at the trade deadline. The club dealt starting catcher Jason Castro, second baseman Tommy La Stella, and outfielder Brian Goodwin to

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Sellers Look Ahead to Next Year’s MLB Draft

Last weekend was frantic as many of Major League Baseball’s seller’s sought takers for their movable pieces for prospects as they look beyond 2020.

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Angels Make Best of Lost Season at Trade Deadline 

The Los Angeles Angels enter the final month of the 2020 season with a record of twelve wins and twenty-four losses. Only the Pittsburgh Pirates have a worse record in Major League Baseball with two more losses and fewer wins

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Report: Reds Acquire Brian Goodwin From Angels 

The Cincinnati Reds made a last-second deal, acquiring outfielder Brian Goodwin from the Los Angeles Angels.

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Report: San Diego Padres Acquire Catcher Jason Castro From Los Angeles Angels 

The San Diego Padres have made another trade, this time acquiring catcher Jason Castro from the Los Angeles Angels.

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Tommy La Stella Dealt by Angels to Athletics 

Los Angeles Angels 31-year-old journeyman infielder Tommy La Stella developed into an All-Star second baseman during his first season with the Halos in 2019. Last night La Stella was dealt to the Oakland Athletics in exchange for infielder Franklin Barreto.

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