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FRIDAY ANGELS ROUNDUP: Juan Rivera is Hot, So Was Farrah

02/02/47 - 06/25/09
02/02/47 - 06/25/09

Up next for Angels: Tonight at Arizona - Los Angeles Times
Jered Weaver vs. Billy Buckner

Angels-Diamondbacks Preview - FOX Sports on MSN
The Angels have built up baseball's best interleague record exclusively against the West, and they'll try to continue their dominance Friday night when they play the first of three against the Arizona Diamondbacks at Chase Field.

Angels' Juan Rivera is no longer left out - Los Angeles Times
The transformation from afterthought to solid defender and middle-of-the-order masher, it seems, required only a bigger role -- and a healthy leg.

Power Rankings - MLB - Yahoo! Sports
The Yankees, Brewers, Phillies, Rangers and Mets dip. The Cardinals get a boost along with Detroit (Angels moved up one spot to #9).

Watch out! Infielder Nick Green nearly impaled by flying bat shard - Big Legue Stew - Yahoo! Sports
And here's the video clip:
Baseball Video Highlights & Clips | BOS@WSH: Green avoids a broken bat - Video - Multimedia

06.24.09: Nick Green avoids a broken bat which prevented him from making the play

Pretty scary shit.

MLB All Star Game - projects a 31-man All-Star roster for each league, including at least one representative from each team. The All-Star game is July 14 in St. Louis.

They project two Angels, Torii Hunter and Joe Saunders (what no Jered Weaver?)

Nine Seems Like a Common Number For The Angels - Bleacher Report
Here are five reasons why the number nine is significant for the Angels:

Ask Torii Hunter anything - FOX Sports on MSN
This week pregame host Chris Rose has attracted Los Angeles Angels centerfielder Torii Hunter as his guest. Email Chris Rose your MLB question for Torii Hunter and maybe he'll answer it during the MLB on FOX pregame show.

Should be pretty cool, Hunter gives good interview.

Figgins deserving of All-Star spot -
The Angels' Chone Figgins' numbers clearly are All-Star caliber. He is tied for third in the AL in average (.330), fourth in runs scored (53) and steals (23) and fifth in hits (89).

For the over-40 guys out there, we lost a part of our youth: