I’ll cover the entire 40 man roster and will split it between position players and pitchers (generally 20 or so guys on each list). Each week the list will change based on the past week’s performance - but also taking into account their performance year to date.
These rankings were compiled with the help of MLB stats, FanGraphs, misc. data, personal opinion, scribblings on Cam Bedrosian’s Five Guys wrappers, and some fairy dust I found hidden in Matt Shoemaker’s beard.
Last week the Angels stole just as many bases as they hit home runs (4). They only scored 25 total runs and struck out 65 times in 199 ABs. Ouch. If it weren’t for their 10 runs against the Rockies last Monday, those numbers would have looked much worse. Not a lot of upward progress in the chart below - in fact, Simmons is the only big league guy that trended up.
Not on this list:
Zack Cozart, 60 day DL
Chris Young, 10 day DL
Nolan Fontana, Minor league DL
Aug 30 Justin Upton removed from 10 day DL
Aug 30 Jose Briceno called up from Minors
Aug 30 Albert Pujols placed on 10 day DL (out for season)
Sep 1 Jose Miguel Fernandez called up from Minors
* Player is not on the active 25-man roster