As the trade deadline approaches, fans of teams in contention hope that they get upgrades to make a push for the postseason. Every year, starting pitching is greatly coveted. Trevor Bauer, despite his obsession with Twitter, was voted the starter a fan would give up the most for. He has a 3.65 ERA and has hit a majors-high 14 batters.
Bauer got 35% of the vote, while Madison Bumgarner, Marcus Stroman, Matthew Boyd, and Zack Wheeler trailed in that order.
Are you confident in the direction of the Angels?
76% Yes (69 from 86% last week)
Do you approve of the job manager Brad Ausmus has done?
76% Yes (up from 69% last week)
The Angels showed some resilience after the tragic death of Tyler Skaggs leading into the All-Star Break.
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