Tag Archives: David Freese

Dodgers Good, Angels No So Much, in Key Areas

The Dodgers and Angels each went into the off season with key infielders becoming free agents, and with several other needs that could be filled through a great farm system. As the 2016 season approaches, regarding these two areas, the … Continue reading

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Angels Geared Up For More Surprises?

When the Angles pulled the Andrelton Simmons deal out of a well-concealed hat, it took a while to accept this move by a team with many more pressing needs than a slight defensive upgrade at a position that was already … 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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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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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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Angels Doing More With Less

Despite an injury-ravaged patchwork lineup now featuring the likes of Efran Navarro in left field, Luis Jimenez at third base, reserve second baseman Grant Green playing left field, and Mike Trout suffering through what seems like the worst slump of … 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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Dodgers’ Make the Smart Move to Re-Sign Juan Uribe

Hanley Ramirez and Corey Seager can now relax. A few hours after I wrote about the Dodgers’ hole at third base, the team made a great move by re-signing Juan Uribe to a very reasonable and affordable two-year, $15 M … Continue reading

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Angels, Cardinals Deal Fixes Problems but Raises Questions

The Angels-St. Louis trade in which the principals were Peter Bourjos and David Freese did a lot of things for both teams, but the most important aspect of the deal is that it means no more moving around for Mike … Continue reading

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