Tag Archives: Mike Scioscia

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 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 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 August 16, 2017, by Bryan Zarpentine For much of the past two seasons, the Los Angeles Angels have seen their pitching staff decimated by injuries. But the Angels may finally be starting to get healthy in time for the stretch run. The team announced Wednesday that lefty starter Andrew Heaney is ready to […]

Posted on May 30, 2017, by Bryan Zarpentine Los Angeles Angels center fielder Mike Trout has been placed on the DL for the first time in his career. Trout was forced to leave Sunday’s game against the Marlins after injuring his thumb while stealing 2nd base. The Angels were hopeful that the injury wasn’t serious […]

Posted on April 8, 2017, by Bryan Zarpentine Just one start into the 2017 season, the Los Angeles Angels have placed ace Garrett Richards on the 10-day DL. Richards was removed from his start Wednesday against the Oakland Athletics after 4.2 innings because of cramps in his biceps. The righty underwent a precautionary MRI on […]

Posted on March 23, 2017, by Bryan Zarpentine The Los Angeles Angels were hit hard by injuries in 2016, and that trend appears to be continuing in 2017. The club announced Thursday that infielder Luis Valbuena will be sidelined for the next four to six weeks because of a hamstring strain. Valbuena was forced to […]

Posted on March 9, 2017, by Bryan Zarpentine Last season, the Los Angeles Angels suffered an inordinate amount of injuries to their starting rotation, and things may not be off to a great start in that department in 2017. Lefty Tyler Skaggs has been scratched from his next scheduled start this Friday because of shoulder […]

Posted on July 28, 2016 by Bryan Zarpentine The Los Angeles Angels completed their game Wednesday night against the Kansas City Royals under protest. The protest relates to a two-run error in the 7th game that tied the game at 3 runs apiece. The Royals went on to win the game 7-5. With two runners […]

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