Tag Archives: Los Angeles Angels

Posted on September 6, 2018, by Bryan Zarpentine In a sudden twist of fate, it now appears that Los Angeles Angels pitcher and DH Shohei Ohtani may be heading on a path that ends in Tommy John surgery. The club announced Wednesday night that a recent MRI revealed new damage to Ohtani’s ulnar collateral ligament. […]

Posted on August 30, 2018, by Bryan Zarpentine It may be too little too late to help the Los Angeles Angels make the postseason, but Shohei Ohtani is returning to the mound. The Angels announced Thursday that Ohtani has been cleared to pitch in the big leagues. Ohtani has been penciled in to start Sunday’s […]

Posted on August 5, 2018, by Bryan Zarpentine The end of an era could be coming for the Los Angeles Angels. According to a report from Ken Rosenthal, Angels manager Mike Scioscia is planning to step down at the end of the 2018 season. Scioscia has been the team’s manager since 2000 when the team […]

Posted on July 13, 2018, by Bryan Zarpentine The 2018 season is officially over for Los Angeles Angels starter Garrett Richards. The Angels announced Thursday night that Richards will undergo Tommy John surgery to repair a torn UCL in his right elbow. Richards left his start Tuesday after just 2.2 innings with irritation in his […]

Posted on July 4, 2018, by Bryan Zarpentine Shohei Ohtani is back from the DL for the Los Angeles Angels. But he’s not all the way back. The two-way Japanese sensation is about to become a one-trick pony. The Angels activated Ohtani from the 10-day DL on Tuesday after a little more than three weeks […]

Posted on June 28, 2018, by Bryan Zarpentine The injury situation for the Los Angeles Angels only seems to be getting worse. The club announced Wednesday night that third baseman Zack Cozart will undergo surgery to repair a torn labrum in his left shoulder. The Angels didn’t give a timetable for his return. However, the […]

Posted on June 16, 2018, by Bryan Zarpentine In recent years, the Los Angeles Angels have been devastated by injuries, perhaps more than any other team. Unfortunately, that trend appears to be continuing in 2018. On Friday, the Angels added four players to the DL. Infielder Zack Cozart and pitchers Garrett Richards, Jim Johnson, and Nick […]

Posted on June 8, 2018, by Bryan Zarpentine When the Los Angeles Angels removed Shohei Ohtani from his start Wednesday after just four innings, they thought they were being cautious because of a blister. However, the problem turned out to be much more serious. On Friday, the Angels placed Ohtani on the 10-day DL because […]

Posted on May 15, 2018, by Bryan Zarpentine The Los Angeles Angels can’t seem to escape the injuries that continue to plague their pitching staff. The latest victim is closer Keynan Middleton. The Angels placed Middleton on the DL Monday after an MRI revealed damage to the ulnar collateral ligament in his elbow. Middleton will seek […]

Posted on April 4, 2018, by Bryan Zarpentine The baseball season is less than a week old, but the Los Angeles Angels are already having trouble keeping their pitchers healthy. The Angels placed Matt Shoemaker on the 10-day DL Tuesday night with a forearm strain. Shoemaker joins fellow starter Andrew Heaney on the injured list. […]

Posted on February 27, 2018, by Bryan Zarpentine Two-time Cy Young winner Tim Lincecum is making another comeback attempt. More importantly, he’s found a team that’s willing to give him a chance. Lincecum has reportedly agreed to sign with the Texas Rangers. The deal is reportedly worth $1 million plus incentives for one year. Lincecum […]

Posted on February 18, 2018, by Bryan Zarpentine The Tampa Bay Rays spent the first Saturday night of spring training wheeling and dealing. First, they acquired first baseman C.J. Cron from the Los Angeles Angels for a player to be named later. That move coincided with designating Corey Dickerson for assignment to free up a […]

Posted on February 14, 2018, by Bryan Zarpentine Despite a slow free agent market this offseason, the Los Angeles Angels made several impactful moves over the winter. It started with signing Japanese two-way player Shohei Ohtani, but it didn’t stop there. Those moves have a lot of people talking about the Angels and looking at […]

Posted on December 15, 2017, by Bryan Zarpentine The Los Angeles Angels have already had arguably the best offseason of any team and they are still refusing to rest on their laurels. The Angels announced on Friday that they have signed free agent shortstop Zack Cozart. The deal is for three years and $38 million. […]

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