Anaheim Angels News

Anaheim Angels News

  • Angels, slugger Bour agree to 1-year deal
    The Angels officially announced the signing of Justin Bour to a one-year deal on Saturday. The contract is for $2.5 million, according to a Major League source.
  • Angels add depth, eye deals at Winter Meetings
    It wasn't a flashy Winter Meetings for the Angels despite being on the Las Vegas Strip, but they did add depth, agreeing to terms with first baseman Justin Bour on a one-year, $2.5 million deal and signing seven players to Minor League contracts.
  • Ausmus balancing Ohtani, Pujols playing time
    In his first year as Angels manager, Brad Ausmus knows how important it will be to find the right balance of playing time for both Shohei Ohtani and Albert Pujols.
  • Bourjos among 7 signed to Minors contracts
    The Angels didn't make any significant moves on the second day of the Winter Meetings on Tuesday, but they did announce the signing of seven players to Minor League contracts with invitations to Spring Training.
  • Ohtani progressing well from TJ surgery
    Shohei Ohtani is making good progress with his rehab from Tommy John surgery, but it's too early to come up with a hitting plan for his 2019 season, Angels general manager Billy Eppler said Monday at the Winter Meetings.
  • Angels focused on trades more than free agents
    The first day of the Winter Meetings saw the Angels lose former first-round pick Kaleb Cowart to the Mariners via waivers, but general manager Billy Eppler said he's been making progress talking with other clubs about potential trades.
  • Jones makes AFL's Top Prospects team
    The Arizona Fall League announced its 2018 Top Prospects team on Monday morning.
  • Angels' Top 30 prospects list
    Who do the Angels have in the pipeline? Get scouting reports, video, stats, projected ETAs and more for the Halos' Top 30 Prospects on MLB Pipeline's Prospect Watch.
  • Former Angel Lee Smith voted into Hall of Fame
    The Today's Game Era Committee -- a 16-member Hall of Fame Board-appointed electorate -- voted former California Angel Lee Smith into the National Baseball Hall of Fame class of 2019 on Sunday at the Winter Meetings in Las Vegas.
  • Napoli retires big bat after 12-year career
    Longtime slugger Mike Napoli announced his retirement Saturday via a statement released through his Twitter account.
  • Recalling Napoli's HR in 1st career at-bat
    Recalling Napoli's HR in 1st career at-bat
  • Every team's current franchise icon
    Today, we look at the franchise icons for each team -- the guy who, if he were traded, would break the hearts of the local fans.
  • Angels get RHP Garcia from Phils for Alvarez
    The Angels today acquired RHP Luis Garcia from the Philadelphia Phillies in exchange for LHP Jose Alvarez.
  • Inbox: Will Trout get extension from Angels?
    When will extension talks start with Mike Trout, or have they been ongoing? Are the Angels likely to pursue Bryce Harper? Beat reporter Maria Guardado answers those questions and more in the Inbox.
  • Valbuena, Jose Castillo killed in car accident
    Free-agent infielder Luis Valbuena and former Major League infielder Jose Castillo died in a car accident, according to their Cardenales de Lara team in the Venezuela Winter League.
  • Each team's best 1st-rounder of the past decade
    The release of the 2019 Draft Top 50 list had the MLB Pipeline staff thinking about Drafts in years past. Teams always want to get that first pick right and there have been some real home runs hit in the first round.
  • These are the top 50 prospects for the '19 Draft
    The crop of talent for the 2019 Draft appears to be one of the most imbalanced in recent memory. Quality position prospects abound all over the diamond, while question marks surround the best pitchers available.
  • Will Angels look to add Kikuchi to rotation?
    Left-hander Yusei Kikuchi was officially posted by the Seibu Lions of Nippon Professional Baseball on Tuesday. Could the Angels make a run at Kikuchi, who attended the same high school in Japan as Ohtani?
  • Angels finalize Ausmus' coaching staff
    The Angels announced Monday that bench coach Josh Paul, hitting coach Jeremy Reed, pitching coach Doug White, outfield/first-base coach Jesus Feliciano, infield/third-base coach Mike Gallego, assistant hitting coach Shawn Wooten, hitting instructor Paul Sorrento, catching coach Jose Molina and bullpen coach Andrew Bailey will comprise manager Brad Ausmus' 2019 Major League staff.
  • These top prospects could draw trade interest
    Which prospects are realistic candidates to be traded this offseason? Here is a look at one player from each organization.
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