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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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Angels Add 3 Pitchers to Reconstructed Bullpen 

The Los Angeles Angels bullpen’s fourteen blown saves in 2020 were the most in Major League Baseball. First-year general manager Perry Minasian non-tendered most eligible relief pitchers in November. Acquired Cincinnati Reds closer Raisel Iglesias for Noe Ramirez in December and continued grabbing veterans this winter. Alex Claudio, Junior Guerra, and Alex Slegers were among the notable relievers added going into Spring Training. 

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Los Angeles Angels 2021 Season Preview 

Last September, Arte Moreno’s Los Angeles Angels finished their sixth straight year without making the postseason. The first order of business this offseason was the firing of general manager Billy Eppler and the hiring of his replacement.

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Keys to Success for Angels Pitchers and Catchers

After a tumultuous 2020, the Los Angeles Angels pitchers and catchers report to Tempe Diablo Stadium, their Spring Training home for the past three decades. Here are five key components that will factor into the 2021 Angels pitching, catching, and management.

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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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MLB Postseason Preview: Cincinnati Reds vs. Atlanta Braves

Major League Baseball expanded the postseason for the shortened 2020 season. The No. 7 Cincinnati Reds (31-29) made the playoffs for the first time in seven years while the No. 2 Atlanta Braves (35-25) are back for the third consecutive season. The Reds were six games under .500 on Sept. 1st but went 16-9 in the final month to claim a playoff spot and compete in October. 

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Reds Presented Opportunity in Chicago

The Reds nearly sailed off to Chicago with a series victory.
Then the Pirates captured the final win.

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Cincinnati Reds Sign Nate Jones, Plus a Bullpen Preview

Jacob Benge breaks down the signing of Nate Jones and evaluates the rest of the Cincinnati Reds’ bullpen.

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