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KEVIN JEPSEN RUMORS & GOSSIP

Questioning Kevin Jepsen’s 2014 season

The reliever that Angels fans loved to hate had the audacity to go out and actually pitch really well this season. What’s up with that, Jepsen? Bullpen whipping boys aren’t supposed to work hard, dedicate themselves to their game and turn into a high quality reliever. We’re going to have to investigate this further. Is the resurgence of Jepsen for real? Let’s see. His ERA...
Via Monkey with a Halo
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Mike Scioscia high on Kevin Jepsen

ANAHEIM, Calif. -- The Angels bullpen, for better or for worse, has been a storyline all season long. Is there too much attention being paid to the bullpen? "No," Angels manager Mike Scioscia said in a matter-of-fact tone. "I think bullpen's a critical component of a winning club. I think it's evolving and I think some of our stumbles can be attributed to a...
Via Fox Sports West
June 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Angels' Kevin Jepsen out for season following appendectomy

Los Angeles Angels right-handed reliever Kevin Jepsen underwent an emergency appendectomy this weekend. His timeframe for recovery is four to six weeks, meaning the Angels expect him to be done for the remainder of the season, according to Alden Gonzalez of MLB.com. Jepsen underwent the surgery Saturday in Seattle. He is now resting comfortably, but will fly back to California...
Via MLB Injury News
August 26, 2013  |  Discuss

Angels place RHP Kevin Jepsen on 15-day DL

The Los Angeles Angels have placed reliever Kevin Jepsen on the 15-day disabled list after he had surgery to remove his appendix. Jepsen had surgery Saturday in Seattle. The Angels also recalled outfielder Collin Cowgill from Triple-A Salt Lake City. Angels manager Mike Scioscia said the operation will keep Jepsen sidelined for four to six weeks but added he doesn't realistically...
Via Fox Sports
August 24, 2013  |  Discuss

2013 Player Projection: Kevin Jepsen

No reliever makes Angels fans more nervous than Kevin Jepsen, but no pitcher might be more important to the Halos in 2013. Needless to say, it is going to be quite the interesting year, either good or bad or maybe both, from the up-and-down reliever. 2012 Stats: 44.2 IP, 3-2, 2 SV, 3.02 ERA. 3.21 FIP, 39 H, 12 BB, 3 HR, 38 SO, 0.84 GB/FB, 0.6 fWAR 2013 ZiPS Projections: 58...
Via Monkey with a Halo
March 01, 2013  |  Discuss

Angels avoid arbitration with reliever Jepsen

The Los Angeles Angels and reliever Kevin Jepsen have agreed to a one-year contract worth $1,181,000, avoiding arbitration with the hard-throwing right-hander. The Angels announced the deal Tuesday night. Jepsen went 3-2 with a 3.02 ERA last year, returning to an important role in the Angels' bullpen after missing much of the 2011 season with a knee injury. He has been a steady...
Via AP on Fox
January 29, 2013  |  Discuss

Angels agree to terms with reliever Jepsen

The Angels avoided arbitration with reliever Kevin Jepsen on Tuesday, agreeing to terms with the hard-throwing right-hander on a 1.181-million deal for 2013 that includes an awards package. Jepsen, who rebounded from 2011 knee surgery to go 3-2 with a 3.02 earned-run average in 49 appearances last season, had asked for 1.4 million, and the team countered with 975,000, a fairly sizeable...
Via Fox Sports West
January 29, 2013  |  Discuss

Can the Angels really trust Kevin Jepsen?

Here is a scary thought, Kevin Jepsen.  That's it, just the idea of him. That probably seems like an awfully mean thing to say about the one member of the Angel bullpen who wasn't a greasefire in the second half of the 2012 season.  But the fact of the matter is that we've all been fooled before by Jepsen.  Let's not forget how great Jepsen looked in 2010. ...
Via Monkey with a Halo
November 13, 2012  |  Discuss

Angels' Jepsen recalls his Olympic moment

ANAHEIM, Calif. -- Angels pitcher Kevin Jepsen watched the just-completed Summer Olympics with interest, but he couldn't help feeling that something was missing. Like baseball. There was none this year. Jepsen was a member of the U.S. team that won a bronze medal at the 2008 Beijing Olympics, but that was the last time the sport was played. Baseball and softball were eliminated...
Via Fox Sports West
August 13, 2012  |  Discuss
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