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On the Possible Acquisition of Chase Utley by the Angels

On the Possible Acquisition of Chase Utley by the Angels

Alden Gonzalez posted on Twitter that Philadelphia Phillies’ Second Baseman Chase Utley could be acquired if a team is willing to take on his contract. Utley, who turned 36 this offseason, continues to be a valuable piece when he is able to stay on the field. His remaining contract, per Cot’s Contracts, looks like this: […]

Angels’ Top Prospect Rankings

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While we have our rankings for the Angels’ top prospect, there are similarities and differences between our top 30, Baseball America‘s top 10, Baseball Prospectus‘ top 10, and MLB.com‘s top 30. Here’s the collections of all of the Angels prospects between all of those top prospect lists and their respective rankings:

Spring Training Observations: Part 1

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After visiting Arizona over the weekend and watching most of the Angels Spring Training games, I’ve been able to make a few observations on some of the star Angels, new Angels, struggling Angels and future Angels. While the Angels roster didn’t feature a ton of turnover in the offseason, the departures of Howie Kendrick, Hank Conger, […]

5 Bold Spring Training Predictions

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Tomorrow is the day many Angels fans have waited for. The 1st Spring Training game! Sure, they don’t count but even exhibition games are fun to watch and you can bet many fans will be tuned in at 12 pm on Fox Sports West. With games getting underway, here are my 5 bold Spring Training […]

Organizational Transactions: March 2015

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<– February 2015 Here are the transactions throughout the Angels organization in March 2015:

The bright future for Andrew Heaney

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On December 11th of last year, the Angels made a humongous trade, sending the long tenured second baseman Howie Kendrick to the Dodgers in exchange for the premier pitching prospect Andrew Heaney(who was traded from the Marlins to the Dodgers earlier that day). The consensus right away was that the Angels made a sound trade, […]

Angels’ Prospect Watch: Make-It-or-Break-It and Under-the-Radar Prospects

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Heading into each season, there is always significant attention paid to top prospects, how they progress, how close they get to displaying their potential and live up to the hype, and so on. Much of the time, prospects may drop off or fall short of expectations. Those prospects are then at the point where they would […]

Why Jurickson Profar and the Rangers Are Taking the Right Path With His Shoulder

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The exciting 2B prospect for the Texas Rangers recently underwent surgery on his right shoulder, essentially ending his 2015 campaign before position players even reported to Surprise, Arizona for Spring Training.  The 22 year old native of Curacao will spend this year recovering from surgery and rehabilitating the shoulder in the hopes of resuming baseball […]

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