Maybin flourishing, happy with life at the top

Cameron Maybin continued to swing a hot bat atop the lineup on Monday night, homering and reaching base four times in the Angels' 3-2 series-opening win over the Rays at Tropicana Field.
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Maybin HR, wild pitch push Angels past Rays

Jefry Marte scored on a wild pitch to give the Angels a 3-2 win over the Rays on Monday night at Tropicana Field.
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Mike Trout Is On A Tear, Even For Him

There is one thing I am 100% sure of when it comes to major league baseball and that is that it is criminal how under marketed Mike Trout is. Maybe it’s that he plays for the Los Angeles Angels who are terrible, or maybe it’s because he’s a quiet personality. Maybe it’s because all of his games are too late for east coast viewers or maybe it’s just that he’s so good it’s...
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Cron optioned to Triple-A; Fontana recalled

On Monday, the Angels optioned C.J. Cron, who'd been a fixture in the team's first base/designated-hitter mix for the better part of four seasons, to Triple-A Salt Lake.
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Angels Option C.J. Cron To Triple-A

The Angels announced on Monday that they’ve optioned first baseman/designated hitter C.J. Cron to Triple-A Salt Lake and recalled infielder Nolan Fontana in his place. Entering the season, Cron was a popular trade candidate once the Angels signed Luis Valbuena, as it was reported that Valbuena would spend quite a bit of time at first base. The 27-year-old Cron, though, injured...
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After manager challenges, umpire changes call without replay

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Nolan Fontana was called safe and then out on the same play by the same umpire — without a replay review. Welcome to the majors, kid. Nothing is certain. Making his major league debut for the Los Angeles Angels, Fontana was initially ruled safe by second base umpire Hunter Wendelstedt on a stolen base attempt in the second inning Monday night against...
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Wild pitch helps Angels beat Rays 3-2

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Jefry Marte scored the go-ahead run on a wild pitch in the seventh inning to help the Los Angeles Angels’ beat the Tampa Bay Rays 3-2 on Monday night. The Angels, who have won six of eight, pushed across the run without a hit in the seventh inning against Tampa Bay relievers Jumbo Diaz (0-3) and Ryne Stanek. After walking Mike Trout intentionally to...
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Terry Collins considered walking Trout with bases loaded

How good has Mike Trout been in his seventh MLB season and throughout his entire career? So good that at least one opposing manager has considered intentionally walking him with the bases loaded.The New York Mets held a 7-4 lead over the Los Angeles Angels in the ninth inning Saturday when Trout strolled to the plate. The bases were loaded, and Mets manager Terry Collins said after...
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MRI on Albert Pujols’ hamstring comes back clean

The Los Angeles Angels got some good news on the status of Albert Pujols.Pujols felt his hamstring get tight on him when he tried stretching a hit into a double on Wednesday. He was not in the lineup for Friday’s game and underwent an MRI on his hamstring, which he said came back clean.According to the OC Register’s Jeff Fletcher, Pujols called himself day-to-day and said he...
Via Larry Brown Sports
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What Maldonado’s assassination of lefties might mean for the Angels

“Machete” is silently blasting left-handed pitchers, but what about the other 60-70% of plate appearances he has? At this point in the young season, the Angels have faced off against left-handed starters twelve times and have come out of those contests 7-5. The team hasn’t been terribly overpowering as a whole against southpaws, as Mike Trout is “only” slashing .310/.429...
Via Halos Heaven
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White Sox lose after walk-off hit bounces off Leury Garcia’s face

Talk about adding insult to injury.The Chicago White Sox lost to the Los Angeles Angels 7-6 in 11 innings on Tuesday night on a walk-off hit from Albert Pujols.Pujols was up with the bases loaded, the game tied, and one out. He hit a ball to center that was misplayed by Leury Garcia, who took the ball off his face, allowing the winning run to score: Even if Garcia made the catch...
Via Larry Brown Sports
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Mike Trout is the best player in baseball, but who's second-best?

Like most baseball fans, we at The Comeback have little uncertainty about who is the best player in baseball. It’s Mike Trout, the two-time AL MVP and five-time AL WAR champion.But after Trout, the rankings get murky. We got to thinking, if Trout is the undisputed best player in baseball, who’s second?We asked that very question to our baseball staff. Here’s how everyone responded...
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WATCH: Chevron #HumanEnergyStories: Joe Martinez

CU high jumper and Mechanical Engineering major Joseph Martinez utilizes STEM to reach new heights.
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