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Pujols, Trout mimic Fernando’s bow-and-arrow celebration

Albert Pujols hit a game-tying double and Grant Green had a game-ending, bases-loaded single that lifted the Los Angeles Angels to a 6-5 win Sunday against the Seattle Mariners. Pujols and Mike Trout celebrated in the ninth inning by mimicking Fernando Rodney’s bow-and-arrow celebration. “That’s his thing,” Pujols said of the Mariners closer. “I’ve known Rodney for 15...
Via Sports-Glory
1 day ago  |  Discuss

The (Recently) Unprecedented Treatment of Josh Hamilton

I’m going to be honest with you: I find it surprisingly easy to forget about Josh Hamilton. You think about the Angels team and you think about Mike Trout; you keep thinking about the Angels and you think about Albert Pujols. It doesn’t help that Hamilton was on the disabled list for so long earlier this year. […]
Via Fangraphs
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Dickey, knuckleball snap Angels' 11-game home win streak

ANAHEIM, Calif. -- Josh Hamilton likes facing knuckleballers. With the naked eye that would have been tough to pick up Tuesday night at Angel Stadium -- about as tough as it was for Hamilton and his Angels teammates to pick up R.A. Dickey's knuckleball. The Blue Jays knuckleballer stifled the Angels bats as they were shut out for just the second time this season, snapping an...
Via Fox Sports West
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Pirates’ Josh Hamilton was probably good in backyard games of ‘Pickle’

We’ve always really liked something about Josh Harrison of the Pittsburgh Pirates – we were just never really sure what that ‘something’ was. He just seemed like that kind of winning ingredient role player that every club needs, and the perfect multi-position guy who could master the role. A throwback to the pinch-hit specialist/fill-in regular guys of our youth who can just...
Via Diamond Hoggers
23 days ago  |  Discuss

'Transformers' star may play Josh Hamilton in biopic

If you see Transformers: Age of Extinction this weekend, one of the guys playing alongside Optimus Prime, robot dinosaurs and Mark Wahlberg’s biceps could be playing Josh Hamilton in an upcoming biopic. According to Deadline, director Casey Affleck wants to cast Jack Reynor as the Angels outfielder in a feature film of Hamilton’s life story. The Wrap’s Jeff Sneider reports...
Via The Outside Corner
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Josh Hamilton takes swings in batting cage

getty images Los Angeles Angels outfielder Josh Hamilton took roughly 100 swings in a batting cage on Wednesday. The plan is for Hamilton to take on field batting practice on Thursday. Out since early April with a torn ulnar collateral ligament in his left thumb, Hamilton has now been out of the Angels lineup due to a bone bruise. While things appear to be going in the right direction...
May 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Angels unsure when Josh Hamilton will return following setback

getty images The Los Angeles Angels had been hoping to get Josh Hamilton back in their lineup this week but a setback with his injured thumb has his return date in question. Hamilton has been out of the th Angels lineup since April 9 with a left thumb injury which required surgery. The 33-year-old Hamilton tweaked his thumb while being jammed on an inside pitch while appearing at...
May 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Josh Hamilton to rejoin Angels on Monday

According to a tweet from Mike DiGiovanna of the Los Angeles Times, Angels outfielder Josh Hamilton will begin a rehab stint in Triple-A on Friday and rejoin the big league club on Monday. #Angels […]
Via Halos Insider
May 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Josh Hamilton close to returning from thumb injury

Angels outfielder Josh Hamilton is near returning from an injury that has sidelined him since early April. According to the Los Angeles Times: Hamilton took batting practice for the first time since he injured […]
Via Halos Insider
May 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Los Angeles Angels: Looking for a left fielder

When Josh Hamilton suffered an injury a month ago, the Los Angeles Angels were in search of a left fielder. They immediately turned to J.B. Shuck, who made appearances in the outfielder last season when former Angel Peter Bourjos was out with an injured wrist. His poor offensive numbers gave Collin Cowgill, Raul Ibanez and Grant Green some time at the position. However, none of them...
May 12, 2014  |  Discuss
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