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MLB Rumors: Angels To Dangle Acquiring Mets’ Bartolo Colon?

Angels could covet Mets’ Bartolo Colon to replace Garrett Richards – Mandatory Credit: Mike Stobe/Getty Images via ESPN.com The Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim were dealt an enormous blow Wednesday night when starter Garrett Richards went down attempting to cover first base. Richards, by all accounts, was the Angels’ best starting pitcher, but after suffering a tear in his left...
Via The Sports Journal
3 hours ago  |  Discuss

Two Reasons To Get Excited About the Departure of Gordon Beckham

While some folks may lament the loss of the White Sox 2nd baseman of the last six years, others are getting excited. While letting someone of Beckham’s pedigree go for so little may be a risky move, here are two reasons why fans should be looking forward to the future. Reason #1 – Lineup Production Let’s face it – the best part of a Gordon Beckham at bat was 15,000 people...
Via Sports Mockery
6 hours ago  |  Discuss

Mike Trout Still Shattering Convention With Angels, Just As He Did In Youth

BOSTON — It’s hard not to be biased when it comes to Mike Trout. Maybe someone could watch a player grow up, from a 13-year-old dominating his hometown youth leagues to the best major leaguer on the planet, and maintain a level of detachment. But not in this case. Not with Trout, a player who was surrounded with a family and support system that assured that if he made it big...
Via NESN.com
21 hours ago  |  Discuss

Garrett Richards to miss six to nine months

The Los Angeles Angels of  Anaheim took a huge blow when starter Garrett Richards went down on Wednesday with a patellar tendon tear. The Angels got more bad news on Thursday when it was announced that Richards will need surgery to repair his patellar tendon tear and will be out 6-9 months. Mike DiGiovanna of […]
Via Full Scale Sports
22 hours ago  |  Discuss

Wade LeBlanc realled from Salt Lake in wake of Garrett Richards injury

getty images With the loss of starting pitcher Garrett Richards on Wednesday night in Boston, the Los Angeles Angels have recalled Wade LeBlanc from Triple-A Salt Lake. Richards is likely to be announced out for the rest of the 2014 season after suffering a knee injury while attempting to cover first base. The 30-year-old LeBlanc has two appearances this season, one each for the...
Via Tireball.com
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Garrett Richards - Knee Injury

In last nights win over the Boston Red Sox, Los Angeles Angels Ace Garrett Richards blew out his knee trying to cover first base. Richards was carted off the field, and has been diagnosed as a "significant" patella injury, but no timetable has been released. #453879230 / gettyimages.comRichards finished the first half of the season with an 11-2 record, a 2.55 ERA and...
Via We Talk Fantasy Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

How the Angels Replace Garrett Richards

Last night, Los Angeles Angels star pitcher Garret Richards went down in a heap as his right knee collapsed.  Richards was carted out on a stretcher, as you can watch here.  This is a devastating injury for Richards, who was en route to Cy Young votes, and for the Angels, who currently sport the best record in baseball.  Richards, just 26 and experiencing his first real success...
Via Off The Bench
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Mike Trout says Garrett Richards’ knee injury made him ‘sick to my stomach’ (video)

Los Angeles Angels pitcher Garrett Richards suffered what manager Mike Scioscia deemed afterward a “significant injury” to his left patellar tendon while attempting to cover first base during the second inning of Wednesday’s game against the Boston Red Sox. Before Richards could make it to the bag, he crumpled to the ground, writhing in clear […] The post Mike Trout says...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Angels’ Matt Shoemaker Uses Green Monster For Ice Bucket Challenge (Video)

The Los Angeles Angels are in Boston for a four-game series with the Red Sox, and pitcher Matt Shoemaker used his surroundings to complete an awesome Ice Bucket Challenge video. Shoemaker used the Green Monster to dump ice-cold water on his head from nearly 40 feet above. It was a creative way to complete the challenge and raise awareness for ALS. Shoemaker will get the start Thursday...
Via NESN.com
1 day ago  |  Discuss

David Ortiz and Albert Pujols have adorable battle at first base (VIDEO)

When you think of David Ortiz and Albert Pujols, the first things that comes to mind are probably home runs and championships.The last thing you would think of is the two future Hall of Famers fighting each other at first base.And you would be right … sort of.On Wednesday night, the two sluggers had a playful battle with each other while meeting up at the corner a couple of times...
Via The Other Paper
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Halo Headlines: Kole Calhoun an extension candidate, has Mike Trout gotten slower?

The August 21st, 2014 edition of daily news for the Los Angeles Angels including Kole Calhoun an extension candidate, has Mike Trout gotten slower and much more… The Story: Extension candidate: Kole Calhoun. The Monkey Says: I say nay, unless Calhoun gives them massive savings. He’s under team control through his prime, so there is no need to try and lock him up beyond that...
Via Monkey with a Halo
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Garrett Richards carted off field with knee injury

Your browser does not support iframes. Los Angeles Angels ace Garrett Richards was carted off the field on a stretcher in the second inning at Fenway Park with a possible left patellar injury. The team is awaiting further evaluations before announcing anything more definitive. The Angels are facing the possibility of being without their best starting pitcher for the rest of the...
Via Sports-Glory
1 day ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Kole Calhoun makes great HR-robbing catch

Angels right fielder Kole Calhoun is having a breakout season. Entering Wednesday’s game he is hitting a robust.294.   Arguably one of the American League’s top leadoff hitters, he is also having a stellar season in the field. Check out the video of Calhoun robbing Red Sox third baseman Brock Holt of a three-run homerun. (Via MLB.com) Your browser does not support iframes. ...
Via Reading Between The Seams
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Mike Trout’s Other Slump

Several unusual things happened in Sunday afternoon’s game in Arlington between the Rangers and Angels. Firstly, Huston Street blew a save, his first of the year. Second, Mike Trout got a hit, his first in 18 at bats as he suffers through the second prolonged slump of his otherwise Troutishly MVP-calibre season. Thirdly, Trout was […]
Via Fangraphs
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Angels Manager Scioscia Frustrated With Josh Hamilton’s Struggles

With the Los Angeles Angels tied for the best record in baseball, things are looking up for the Halos. However, all is not exactly perfect in the clubhouse, as $125 million man Josh Hamilton has really struggled at the plate this season. After going 2 for 9 with seven strikeouts over the weekend against the Texas Rangers, his former team, Hamilton sat out the series finale to clear...
Via BlackSportsOnline
4 days ago  |  Discuss
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