Tag "Shohei Ohtani"

MLB DFS Guardian Angel Thursday

With a light five-game slate tonight on DraftKings, we need a little wiggle room. While there aren’t a ton of cheap options, there are a few that can save salary.

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MLB Draft Exclusive: Marcus Johnson

Marcus Johnson is a top 200 prospect for the 2022 MLB Draft after three seasons at Duke University. We caught up with the right-hander in this exclusive.

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Los Angeles Angels 2022 Season Preview 

It will be 20 years since the Angels won their only World Championship. Trout, Ohtani, and the rest of the Halos look to bring home another one in 2022.

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MLB Offseason Preview: Los Angeles Angels

After another disappointing season for the Angels, General Manager Perry Minasian has his work cut out for him. Can he deliver?

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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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MLB Midseason Awards

The All-Star Game isn’t exactly the halfway point in the season (most teams have played close to 90 games at this point) but it’s a logical stopping point to access which players are dominating. I did this exercise at the quarter-point in the season, it’s interesting to see how things have changed (or not) since then. As the season goes on, we’ll do this again at the three quarters through the year and then at the end of the season. A Rookie of the Year category has been added for this checkpoint and will be included in the two editions later in the season.

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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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Midsummer Preview: 2021 Home Run Derby

After a one-year hiatus, the Home Run Derby is back to take center stage. But the return of the event on baseball’s calendar this season is bound to be special for other reasons as well.

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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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