Angels Rumors And Notes
Angels consider offering 10 year extension to Trout, per Rosenthal
The star CF only has two years left on his current deal.
If I were Billy Eppler..., Part VII
Pitching, pitching, pitching. Oh wait, we need offense? Alright then, offense.
If I were Billy Eppler..., Part VI
Nothing resembling a Bryce Harper signing, but hear me out
Japan heat: Yusei Kikuchi & Shohei Ohtani again?
Kikuchi is en route to MLB this winter. He pitched at the same high school as Ohtani. Let's connect some dots.
“Poppycock”: bemused Mike Scioscia dismisses reports that he will be stepping down
Sosh reaches back in the vault to pull out that word, dating himself.
Luis Valbuena designated for assignment, flips bat accordingly
Angels fans rejoice in unison.
Mike Scioscia done after season, per Rosenthal
Ken Rosenthal reports on some shocking news.
Mike Trout is trotting into Williams-Bonds territory
Trout is taking ball 4 at a historic pace, and it might even be better than we realize.
A highly abridged history of “The Great Debate”
Never before has baseball so adamantly sought to dethrone their best player. And never before has it been so pointless.
It’s been one series, but the Angels have been noticeably contact-crazy
"But Rick," the reader implores to the faceless author inside his monitor. "There are still 158 games left in the season..!"
Garrett Richards needs an extension yesterday
Good things come to those who wait, except for when they don’t.
A modest proposal
For preventing the continued decay of arms in the Angels’ rotation and ensuring a long, successful career in the MLB, in brief
MLB Hot Stove Thread - Ohtani and all MLB other news that’s fit to talk about
Ongoing thread on the latest developments
If I were Billy Eppler..., Part V
What we learned from this exercise: walking the tightrope between present and future is dangerous yet exhilarating.
A way-too-early look at the candidates for the Angels' 2018 rotation
Who should bat behind Mike Trout?
Albert Pujols is not the ideal batter to follow Mike Trout, and we already have the ideal three-hole hitter.
Who should just go ahead and fizzle in the AL Wild Card race?
It is time to review who we just don’t want to see come October.
What Maldonado’s assassination of lefties might mean for the Angels
“Machete” is silently blasting left-handed pitchers, but what about the other 60-70% of plate appearances he has?
Billy Eppler may be doing something revolutionary
The team has abandoned the fastball and is relying on its high-upside secondary offerings, and it’s working.