Tag "Arte Moreno"

Angels DFA Future Hall of Famer Albert Pujols 

Nine seasons and one month into the Los Angeles Angels’ marriage with Albert Pujols, the club has filed for divorce. The Angels announced Thursday that they have designated the legendary slugger for assignment, effectively ending his ten-year relationship with the franchise.

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Angels’ Justin Upton: Albatross or Savior? 

Angels owner Arte Moreno has spent just under two decades of his Angels ownership unafraid of making investments. When the Angels acquired Justin Upton and extended him to a 5-year, $106 million contract, it was not a surprise. 

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Report: Angels to Acquire Alex Cobb From Orioles 

The Angels bolstered their rotation on Monday by acquiring Alex Cobb from the Orioles. B.J. Martin explains and analyzes the interesting swap.

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Angels Acquire Raisel Iglesias From Reds

The Angels struck a deal on Monday to acquire a big-name reliever from Cincinnati. B.J. Martin breaks down the trade.

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Angels Name Perry Minasian as General Manager 

The Los Angeles Angels concluded their six-week search for a new general manager Wednesday with the hiring of Atlanta Braves assistant general manager Perry Minasian. He’ll assume the role last held by Billy Eppler prior to his departure at the conclusion of the 2020 regular season.

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MLB Offseason Preview: Los Angeles Angels 

The Los Angeles Angels finished the 2020 regular season with their fifth consecutive losing season and sixth straight year without reaching the postseason. Owner Arte Moreno wasted no time making changes by announcing the team had relieved general manager, Billy Eppler, of his duties following the final regular game of the season.

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The Good, Bad, and Ugly From Billy Eppler’s Tenure as Angels GM 

B.J. Martin recaps the good, the bad, and the ugly from Billy Eppler’s tenure as the Los Angeles Angels’ general manager.

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Why the Angels Fell Short of the Playoffs (Again)

B.J. Martin details several reasons why the Angels are once again watching playoff baseball from home.

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Angels Fire GM Billy Eppler 

Following the conclusion of the Angels season-ending series sweep at the hands of the Los Angeles Dodgers, they announced the dismissal of General Manager Billy Eppler. The Angels completed the 2021 season with a record of 26-34, missing the post-season for the sixth straight season.

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One Year Later: Revisiting the Mike Trout Extension

One year after keeping Mike Trout locked in for life, B.J. Martin revisits and analyzes the extension:

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