Anaheim Angels News

Anaheim Angels News

  • Rotation hopeful Ramirez passes another test
    Angels right-hander JC Ramirez threw two simulated innings of live batting practice on Tuesday, marking the first time he's faced hitters since suffering an elbow injury in August.
  • Angels to lower HR boundary of right-field wall
    The Angels will lower the height of the home run boundary line in right field at Angel Stadium this season, the team announced Tuesday.
  • All clubs to don Douglas caps for ST openers
    All 30 Major League teams will wear Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School baseball caps before their Spring Training games this weekend to show support for the Parkland, Fla., community and the Stoneman Douglas student body after the tragic shooting at the school on Feb. 14.
  • Trout rides epic offseason into Angels camp
    Mike Trout's offseason included marrying his high school sweetheart, Jessica Cox, helping the Angels land Japanese two-way phenom Shohei Ohtani and watching his beloved Eagles win the Super Bowl, but he didn't hesitate when asked to name the highlight of his winter.
  • J-Up helps facilitate reunion with CY
    Justin Upton has emerged as the chief recruiter of the Angels' offseason. Upton, who helped convince Ian Kinsler to waive his partial no-trade clause and accept a trade to Anaheim, also influenced outfielder Chris Young's decision to sign a one-year, $2 million deal with the Angels on Sunday.
  • Trout scouts Ohtani's batting-practice session
    Trout scouts Ohtani's batting-practice session
  • Cozart green but embracing challenge at 3rd
    The first time Zack Cozart played third base was Monday. He took grounders at the hot corner again on Sunday morning. Those two sessions encapsulate his career at the position. But it's where he is slated to play this season after signing a three-year, $38 million deal with the Angels.
  • 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 MLBPipeline.com's Prospect Watch.
  • MLB announces pace of play initiatives for '18
    Major League Baseball will implement new pace of play rules for the 2018 season, Commissioner Rob Manfred announced Monday, but there will be no pitch clock this season.
  • Angels add veterans C. Young, C. Carter
    Outfielder Chris Young signed a one-year contract with the Angels and first baseman Chris Carter signed to a Minor League deal with a Major League Spring Training invitation on Sunday. Carter's deal is for $1.75 million if he makes the Major League roster and includes $600,000 in incentives, according to MLB.com's Mark Feinsand.
  • Young celebrates signing with throwback pic
    Young celebrates signing with throwback pic
  • Ohtani, Angels enjoy light workout day Sunday
    On the eve of the team's first full-squad workout and with phenom Shohei Ohtani going through a light workload, Sunday was relatively quiet around Angels camp at Tempe Diablo Stadium. And it was all by design.
  • Angels trade Cron, free up first-base logjam
    The Angels alleviated their logjam at first base on Saturday, trading C.J. Cron to the Rays in exchange for a player to be named. With Luis Valbuena and Albert Pujols projected to earn the majority of starts at first base this season, the Angels had little playing time to offer Cron, who is out of Minor League options.
  • J-Up happy he re-upped with close-knit Angels
    When Justin Upton hit free agency two years ago, he languished on the market until mid-January before signing a six-year, $132.75 million deal with the Tigers. He could have tested the open market again this winter by exercising the opt-out clause in his contract, but he decided against it, preferring to sign a five-year, $106 million extension with the Angels, who acquired him from Detroit in an Aug. 31 trade last year.
  • Ohtani throws BP, adjusts to conditions
    All eyes were again on Shohei Ohtani on Saturday afternoon, as the Japanese two-way phenom took the mound for his first live batting-practice session, throwing 30 pitches over two simulated innings.
  • Pujols ready to go at 1B after normal offseason
    Albert Pujols arrived at Angels camp Friday looking leaner and stronger after dropping 13-15 pounds over his first surgery-free offseason in two years.
  • Halos plan to play matchup game with bullpen
    The Angels refrained from naming an official closer in 2017, preferring to keep bullpen roles fluid and deploy their most effective relievers in high-leverage situations, regardless of the inning.
  • Trout extension 'always' on Angels owner's mind
    The 26-year-old superstar has three years remaining on his current deal, and owner Arte Moreno says club will take its time on possible extension.
  • Ohtani impresses during first bullpen session
    The ' two-way star gave the club a glimpse at his pitching prowess, and the Angels came away impressed.
  • First Ohtani show features homer, no pressure
    Shohei Ohtani told a horde of media members Wednesday that he doesn't feel increased pressure despite all the attention he's garnering.
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