Posts From B.J. Martin

Los Angeles Angels All-Time 26-Man Roster

The Halos have been blessed with some of the biggest names in the sport during their first half-century plus. Hence, the exercise of examining the Los Angeles, Anaheim, California Angels all-time 26-man roster.

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Los Angeles Angels Season Recap

Even the historic season of Shohei Ohtani was not enough to end the Los Angeles Angels seven-season playoff drought alive.

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Los Angeles Angels Top 5 Prospects Post-Trade Deadline 

The Los Angeles Angels farm system has improved greatly in past five years. In large part to successful draft selections, trade acquisitions and strategic international signings.

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2021 MLB Draft Recap: Los Angeles Angels 

A lack of strong pitching has been an Achilles’ heel plaguing the Los Angeles Angels over the past few seasons. It shouldn’t surprise observers that the team focused on developed pitchers in the draft, using all 20 selections exclusively on pitchers.

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Ohtani’s First Day in Colorado Ends in Epic Battle 

The Babe Ruth comparisons continued as the Angels Shohei Ohtani arrived in Denver for the 2021 All-Star festivities. The two-way sensation is not Ruth. There will never be another Babe Ruth. However, in many ways, he may be something better. He’s ShowTime! Something needed in today’s often cynical sports world. Evident in his epic first-round derby battle with another young face of baseball. 

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2021 MLB Trade Deadline Preview: Los Angeles Angels 

In mid-May, the Angels cut Albert Pujols and lost perennial MVP candidate Mike Trout to injury. They have responded by playing winning baseball since   

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Shohei Ohtani – The Unconventional MVP 

Shohei Ohtani is now fully healed from the Tommy John surgery that limited him exclusively to designated hitter the past two seasons. The 26-year-old right-handed pitcher took the mound at Yankee Stadium yesterday afternoon for his 12th game started this year.

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Skaggs Family Files Lawsuit Against Los Angeles Angels 

Thursday marks the two-year anniversary of the death of former Los Angeles Angels pitcher Tyler Skaggs. Tuesday, attorney’s representing the widow and family of Skaggs filed a wrongful death suit against his former employer.

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MLB Suspends, Angels Terminate Pitching Coach Mickey Callaway 

Los Angeles Angels second-year pitching coach Mickey Callaway has been on leave since February 1. Wednesday afternoon Major League Baseball concluded their four-month investigation in the matter by placing him on the Ineligible List. 

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Mike Trout Goes on IL: Expected to Miss 6-8 Weeks 

Mike Trout will miss 6-8 weeks with a calf strain. What does that mean for the Angels and how terrible is it to lose the best player in all of baseball?

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