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Angels’ Offseason – Part One

Roberto Baldoquin

While the Angels haven’t made a big splash this offseason with free agency, they have not been inactive. The Angels have made moves so far that have shored up some depth in their system. Here’s a list of the Angels’ offseason moves so far and what impact can be expected from them:

Maniac Ball: Around the League 11/25

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With the Angels’ offseason to likely be pretty slow, we have decided to do some general MLB coverage as well. Here are some thoughts on some recent moves. Hanley Ramirez signs with the Red Sox (4 years, $88M + $22M vesting option) The Red Sox had a pretty big hole at third base to fill, […]

Backing off the Ledge, the Shift in the Angels’ Competitive Window

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At the end of 2013, the Angels looked to be at a crossroad. They had spent large sums of money trying to make the team competitive, only to finish a disappointing 79-83. Before that 2013 season, the team acquired Josh Hamilton, who many thought would push the team that won 89 games over the edge […]

Angels Acquire OF Dan Robertson from TEX; DFA OF Alfredo Marte

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On a day where teams have been adding and subtracting players on the 40-man roster in preparation for the Rule V Draft, the Angels have added a player via a trade. The Angels have acquired outfielder Dan Robertson from the Texas Rangers in exchange for a player to be named later or cash considerations. In the […]

Examining the MLB/Angels’ 2010 Draft

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In 2009, the Angels had an all time historic draft. 5 of the 1st 6 Angels picks resulted with Randall Grichuk(24), Mike Trout(25), Tyler Skaggs(40), Garrett Richards(42) and Patrick Corbin(80). Finding an all time great in Mike Trout at #25 overall was incredible. Hitting on 3 high quality starting pitchers made this one of the best […]

Angels Protect Jett Bandy and Dan Reynolds, Designate Michael Roth and Jackson Williams For Assignment

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Today was the deadline to add players to the 40-man roster in order to protect them from being selected in next month’s Rule V Draft. While there was much talk of whether or not third base prospect Kaleb Cowart would be added, the Angels appear to have chosen not to protect him. They did, however, […]

10 Free Agent Starters the Angels may target

Garrett Richards

Pitching Statistics | FindTheBest It’s been a relatively quiet offseason in regards to the free agent market. With the Winter Meetings around the corner, more moves should be coming in the near future, including the Angels potentially adding a starter. The Angels recent acquisition of Nick Tropeano signaled that the Angels may be content with the […]

Angels’ Rule V Draft Eligibles

Angels’ Rule V Draft Eligibles

This year’s Rule V Draft will be taking place on December 11th, which concludes the Winter Meetings. Players are eligible for the Rule V Draft if they were signed at the age of 19 or older and have played at least four professional seasons, or if they were signed at the age of 18 or […]

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TeamWLPct.GB
Angels9864.605 -
Athletics8874.54310.0
Mariners8775.53711.0
Astros7092.43228.0
Rangers6795.41431.0

Last updated: 09/29/2014

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