Tag "Shohei Ohtani"

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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Shohei Ohtani – The Unconventional MVP 

Shohei Ohtani is now fully healed from the Tommy John surgery that limited him exclusively to designated hitter the past two seasons. The 26-year-old right-handed pitcher took the mound at Yankee Stadium yesterday afternoon for his 12th game started this year.

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Welcome to The Show, Wander Franco

There is a full host of games around Major League Baseball on Tuesday, but fans will have one eye on Tampa Bay. The second-place Rays (43-30) host the first-place Boston Red Sox (43-29) in an American League East tilt, but that is not the only attraction.

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Dorcas Diamond Picks: Friday, June 11 2021

Welcome back, Diamond pickers. Today’s MLB landscape features plenty of games to put wagers on. What could be the game of the day, Jacob deGrom and the New York Mets playing host to Blake Snell and the San Diego Padres, won’t be on my card based on the difficulty to predict how the Mets will perform behind the “deGrominator.”

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Mike Trout Goes on IL: Expected to Miss 6-8 Weeks 

Mike Trout will miss 6-8 weeks with a calf strain. What does that mean for the Angels and how terrible is it to lose the best player in all of baseball?

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MLB DFS: Wednesday Early Slate

We have performed pretty well of late and today we return with some favorite picks for the early slate that begins at 1:07 p.m. EST. The early slate consists of a small five games, but it still has plenty of chance to win some cash. Let’s take a look at where to spend up and where to look for value.

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Sunday Shenanigans: A Bad Ending to a Great Game

This week’s Sunday Shenanigans brings us back to a week ago. April 4’s Sunday Night Baseball clash between the Chicago White Sox and Los Angeles Angels was a pretty standard baseball game throughout five innings. That is, if the pitcher mashing a home run while striking out seven is standard to you.

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Angels Sign David Fletcher to Multi-Year Extension

Just hours before the first pitch of their 60th Opening Day, the Los Angeles Angels agreed to terms on a contract extension for one of their brightest young stars.

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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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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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