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Angels' Josh Hamilton, Matt Shoemaker hopeful of return in playoffs

  Rookie right-hander Matt Shoemaker and outfielder Josh Hamilton are both making progress in their hopes of returning from injuries for the Los Angeles Angels' postseason. Shoemaker played light catch at Angel Stadium on Monday, while Hamilton went through a full session of baseball activities. Shoemaker is expected to throw off a mound Tuesday, while Hamilton will repeat his...
Via AP on Fox
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Angels Players Power Rankings – End of regular season edition

This is the final Angels Player Power Rankings for the regular season. It is NOT the last edition of the year though. My plan is to do one at the end of each playoff round. Hopefully that means I get to do three of those. After that, I’ll do one big blowout edition after the season is totally over and rank everyone who so much as entered a game for the Angels this year. So,...
Via Monkey with a Halo
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Angels Injury Update: Matt Shoemaker, Josh Hamilton

Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim starting pitcher Matt Shoemaker and outfielder Josh Hamilton are both progressing twoards a return from injury in the American Leauge Division Series, reports Mike DiGiovanna of the Los Angeles Times: #455506730 / gettyimages.comShoemaker suffered a mild oblique strain during a September 15 outing against the Seattle Mariners and hasn't pitched...
Via MLB Injury News
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Halo Headlines: Shoemaker ‘very confident’ to play in ALDS, Hamilton still up in the air

The September 29th, 2014 edition of daily news for the Los Angeles Angels including Shoemaker ‘very confident’ to play in ALDS, Hamilton still up in the air and much more… The Story: Matt Shoemaker is “very confident” he will be able to pitch in the ALDS. The Monkey Says: He felt great after a Sunday bullpen session, so as long as he wakes up Monday without any soreness...
Via Monkey with a Halo
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Los Angeles Angels: Mike Trout the obvious choice for MVP

It has long been known by Los Angeles Angels fans that center-fielder Mike Trout is one of the best players in the league. Many would argue that he, and not Tigers slugger Miguel Cabrera deserved to win the Most Valuable Player award each of the last two years. The good news is that this year, Trout’s time has finally come. At age 23, Trout has once again delivered an incredible...
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Angels Injury Update: Matt Shoemaker, Josh Hamilton, Dane De La Rosa

The Los Angeles Angels have clinched the top seed and, therefore, home field advantage throughout the American League playoffs, and now, they are working on getting their regulars healthy and back on the field in time for the start of the ALDS, which begins Thursday, October 1. Here are the latest updates on Matt Shoemaker, Josh Hamilton, and Dane De La Rosa  via
Via Sports Injury Alert
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Mike Trout Shows Off Vertical With Sensational ‘Video Game’ Catch (Video)

Mike Trout is a freak, and that’s in absolutely the best way possible. The Los Angeles Angels phenom is putting the finishing touches on another MVP-caliber season on one of the major leagues’ best teams. He proved Friday night that he’s not going to let up at all heading into the postseason. Trout made another sensational defensive play against the Seattle Mariners. Seattle’s...
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Mike Trout made a ridiculous leaping catch because of course he did

The Angels had nothing to play for on Friday night, but that doesn’t mean they weren’t giving it their all out ther. Mike Trout most definitely wasn’t mailing it in when he made this ridiculous running, leaping catch: That’s levitation, Holmes. Trout’s defensive highlights have been a bit sparse this year for whatever reason so we can overlook the fact that he didn’t...
Via Monkey with a Halo
3 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Mike Trout robs Kendrys Morales of extra bases

What else can we really say about the defense of Mike Trout aside from “holy crap”? This twisting, leaping catch in the eighth inning of Friday’s Angels-Mariners game at Safeco Field robbed Kendrys Morales of extra bases. However, it wouldn’t end up matter too much – Seattle still hung on to win 4-3 and keep their minuscule playoff hopes intact. The post Mike Trout made...
Via The Outside Corner
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Angels end stadium negotiations with Anaheim; Tustin on deck?

The Angels on Friday ended negotiations with the city of Anaheim over a new Angel Stadium lease, frustrated by the inability to finalize a deal more than a year after the parties had ratified the framework of an agreement. The Angels have held extensive discussions with the city of Tustin about a possible new ballpark there. The Tustin City Council scheduled a special closed session...
Via Fox Sports West
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Angels Injury Update: David Freese, Jered Weaver

Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim third baseman David Freese missed Tuesday' nights 2-0 win over the Oakland Athletics due to stiffness in his upper back, reports Jeff Fletcher of the Orange County Register.Fletcher adds that starting pitcher Jered Weaver has been away from the team for the past two days due to an illness:#Angels Jered Weaver has been away from the team sick for...
Via Sports Injury Alert
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Angels clinch AL West

After five innings of play in Wednesday night’s late games, it didn’t look like the Angels were going to clinch the AL West division title—at least not yet. The team was tied with the Seattle Mariners, 0-0, and the Athletics led 1-0 with Jeff Samardzija pitching a gem. But that’s why we play nine innings. The Angels did their part and used a five-run seventh inning to come...
Via The Sports Daily
12 days ago  |  Discuss
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