Tag "Los Angeles Angels"

Team History- Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim

Every Tuesday or Wednesday we will take a look at the history of one team. You will get some background, iconic players and moments, and postseason results. This week, let’s take a look at the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim, who has a pretty short history as one of the first expansion teams in history but still have a number of iconic moments, players, and stats.

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MLB DFS DraftKings Around the Horn April 18th, 2019

The baseball season is rolling right along nicely with some interesting storylines such as the Yankees, Red Sox and other teams struggling out of the gate. While other teams, Houston Astros, Tampa Bay Rays, Seattle Mariners, amongst others, continue to flourish. Of course, our focus is DFS, and today we are gonna dissect the night slate of five games. Let’s dive into it and go Around the Horn!

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Los Angeles Angels: 2019 Season Preview

The Los Angeles Angels had a disappointing season in 2018. They finished under .500 and they weren’t really in contention in 2018. They made big acquisitions last offseason acquiring OF/SP Shohei Ohtani via FA, SS Zack Cozart via FA, and Justin Upton via Trade. The Angels dealt with major injuries in their pitching staff throughout the 2018 season and ultimately it led to their fall in 2018.

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Sources: Mike Trout, Angels set record-breaking deal

Merely 17 days after the previous record-holding deal in Bryce Harper’s contract with the Phillies worth $330 million was made, Mike Trout and the Angels are set to leave that in the dust with a massive $430 million extension. The deal, as per multiple sources, is 12 years long, which could keep the greatest player of this generation, if not of all-time, with the Angels for the rest of his career.

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Who Are These ‘Mystery Teams’ for Machado?

If one thing was for certain after watching the postseason antics of Manny Machado, it would be that the sweepstakes for him wouldn’t be anything less than dramatic. And so far, it’s done nothing to disappoint. Even if it’s just

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Did Shohei Ohtani Deserve the AL ROY?

There has been a ton of discussion over the American League Rookie of the Year voting. While Shohei Ohtani won pretty easily, many fans, especially Yankee fans, are up in arms that Miguel Andujar didn’t get the award. Let’s take a look at the numbers and why Ohtani won.

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Should the Red Sox Keep Ian Kinsler?

Ian Kinsler may be one of the top ten-second basemen of the 2000s, and after 13 years in the big leagues, he found his way to the Boston Red Sox. Boston acquired the former Los Angeles Angels star for prospects

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Tommy John Surgery History and Recovery

Tommy John Surgery is a fear of most baseball players, but especially pitchers. While anyone who has ever played baseball has heard of the surgery few know its history or what is involved in the rehabilitation process after the surgery. With the news earlier in the week that Shohei Ohtani, rookie pitcher and designated hitter for LA Angels will undergo Tommy John Surgery as soon as the season is over, I thought a look at this procedure was warranted.

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Miguel Cabrera’s Injury Will Cost The Detroit Tigers

Once again, we are witnessing why baseball teams extending players too far can be disastrous. I’m not talking about paying them too much. I’m talking about giving them long contract extensions that, and I rarely use this term, ALWAYS end up proving a player’s talents are one thing, but what their bodies will allow them to do is another thing entirely.

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MLB Top 10 Rankings and Their Unsung Heroes

When we are this early in the year it is usually easy to pinpoint the stars on each team. The usual suspects generally show up when the team starts off well. We will go through the top 10 teams in baseball and also highlight a player from each team who may not have been expected to perform at the level in which they have.

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