Tag "Los Angeles Angels"

MLB Free Agent Profile: James Paxton

Alex Kielar profiles free agent pitcher James Paxton and outlines three potential landing spots for the Canadian-born southpaw.

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MLB Free Agent Profile: Masahiro Tanaka

After taking a hard line drive to the head off the bat of Giancarlo Stanton during “Spring Training 2.0”, Masahiro Tanaka came back to have a respectable 2020 season. He made 10 starts during the regular season and two in the postseason. The Japanese-born right-hander has had an up-and-down seven big league seasons with the New York Yankees. He now looks to earn a new contract in an uncertain offseason. Let’s take a look at what his market may look like.

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MLB Free Agent Profile: Didi Gregorius

After the New York Yankees let him walk, Sir Didi Gregorius signed a one-year, $14 million contract with the Philadelphia Phillies last offseason. The shortstop will turn 31 prior to the 2021 season. He could be putting on the fifth new threads of his career.

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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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MLB Free Agent Profile: George Springer

George Springer is one of the MLB’s most premier dual-threat outfielders. At age 31, his defense is still very good and he will be highly sought after in free agency.

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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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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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