Tag Archives: Albert Pujols

Angels’ 2014 Fate Rest in the Hands of C.J. Wilson

Angels’ manager Mike Scioscia made a decision a couple of days ago to start Matt Shoemaker in game two at home in the Division Series against the Royals, and to hold off on using C.J. Wilson until game three in … Continue reading

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Starting Depth Still Question Mark as Bullpen Fuels Angels’ Drive

Angels’ hitters gave C.J. Wilson an early three-run lead last night in the first game of the latest showdown with the baseball’s world second best team, the Oakland A’s, but Wilson could not hold the lead, and after 5-2/3 innings, … Continue reading

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Angels and Matt Shoemaker Step It Up and Keep It Going

A day after losing ace Garrett Richards for the rest of this season and likely a big chunk of next, the Angels got a sparkling performance from their now number two starter, rookie Matt Shoemaker, as the team shutout Boston … Continue reading

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The Best Team in Baseball Falls To Second Place

Since day one of the 2014 baseball season, pundits across the sports world have been in virtual agreement that, no question, the best team in baseball is the Oakland Athletics. Despite starting the season with two of their top starters, … Continue reading

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Baseball Note of the Day – August 10, 2014

It took 19 innings and six-and-one-half hours of playing time, but the Angels beat the Red Sox early this morning, 5-4, on Albert Pujols’ 22d home run of the season, off of Brandon Workman. Garrett Richards pitched another great game, … Continue reading

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Hit Batters, Comebacks, and Extra Innings – the Dodgers or the Angels?

The Angels started the second half by playing 28 innings in their first two games, splitting the two with Seattle. Today, in the rubber game of the series, the Angels were down 5-4 going into the ninth inning, but Albert … Continue reading

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The Angels’ Flagrant Weakness

In a division that features perhaps the American Leagues’ best team in the Oakland A’s, and another sold contender when healthy, the Texas Rangers, the Angels seem to also have just about it all as well, save for one glowing … Continue reading

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Angels Getting Healthy, AL Should Be Worried

This week saw the return of David Freese and Kole Calhoun to the Angels lineup, despite a hamstring tweak that kept him out of his first game of the season, Mike Trout looks like he’s out of his slump, that … Continue reading

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Are the Angels on the Right Track?

Notwithstanding their comeback defeat from a near victory last night, and their overall 6-7 early season 2014 start, the Angels appear to have a different attitude and a different aura about them this season – a feeling that the horror … Continue reading

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