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Josh Hamilton on His End of Season Struggle: “I quit chewing tobacco, plain and simple”.

Friday, December 21st, 2012

For the second straight year, the Los Angeles Angels acquired Major League Basbeall's biggest offseason prize. Last year it was Albert Pujols and this year it's Josh Hamilton. With their two moves in the last two years, Los Angeles now has two of the game's best hitters to try to ...

Mike Scioscia: Expectations are Still the Same After Josh Hamilton Signing, but the Focus Should be on Starting Rotation

Tuesday, December 18th, 2012

In the battle for offseason headlines in Los Angeles, the Angels sure made their presence felt last week. The Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim made the big splash last Thursday when they outbid all of baseball for Josh Hamilton, signing the outfielder to a five-year deal worth $125 million. The ...

Rangers GM Jon Daniels Discusses Josh Hamilton’s Departure, Defends Lackluster Offseason

Monday, December 17th, 2012

The Texas Rangers, including general manager Jon Daniels, were blindsided last week when Josh Hamilton abruptly signed with the Los Angeles Angels. Daniels says he wasn't expecting a chance to match other offers, but was surprised by the timing. It hasn't been a very flashy offseason for the Rangers, who ...

Mike Trout Puts The Finishing Touches On A “Surreal” Season

Friday, September 21st, 2012

Mike Trout is having a rookie season for the ages. The 21-year-old Los Angeles Angels outfielder was hitting .327 with 27 homers and 77 RBIs heading into Thursday night's action. No.27 also has signed an endorsement deal with the beverage brand BODYARMOR SuperDrink. As the MLB season comes to a close ...

Torii Hunter Believes the Los Angeles Angels Will Still Make the Playoffs

Tuesday, September 11th, 2012

The Los Angeles Angels entered Monday six games out of first place in the American League West, but perhaps more importantly weren't even second in their division. The Texas Rangers lead the way and the Oakland A's were 3.5 games back as the Major League Baseball season has hit its ...

After the Draft Mike Trout Felt He Needed to Prove People Wrong

Thursday, July 19th, 2012

Mike Trout got a late start to his season. After beginning the campaign in Triple A, Trout got the call at the end of April and has wasted no time getting acclimated and catching up on the missed time. The 20-year-old outfielder for the Angeles has not only been named ...

Frustrated By Starting the Year in Triple A, Mike Trout Is Taking it Out on the Rest of the Majors

Friday, June 15th, 2012

For 40 games last season, everyone around MLB got a little taste of what Angels outfielder Mike Trout could do when given his chance. For some reason, Los Angeles wasn’t willing to give him that chance straight out of Spring Training and the Angels got off to a slow start. The ...

C.J. Wilson Isn’t Mad the Texas Rangers Did Not Offer Him Free Agent Contract But Was Upset Club ‘Wasted’ His Time

Friday, April 13th, 2012

One of the biggest stories of the MLB hot stove last December was C.J. Wilson moving on from the Texas Rangers and signing with their biggest rival the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim. Wilson, a Los Angeles native, didn't see the huge issue of signing with the Angels considering that's ...

Mike Scioscia Admits that Angels Spring Training is ‘Different’ with Albert Pujols, Hoping New Offensive Power will Support Pitching Staff

Tuesday, March 27th, 2012

The Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim went out this off-season and looked to address their lineup problems by adding a power bat. Albert Pujols was just what the doctor ordered for Mike Scioscia and an Angels pitching staff that lacked run support all season last year. This season the Halos ...

C.J. Wilson lives by the straight edge philosophy and didn’t have a clue the Angels were signing Albert Pujols until he checked twitter

Thursday, March 1st, 2012

C.J. Wilson is not your average ball player. He may have some unique qualities if that's what you want to call them. The former Texas Rangers pitcher lives by the "straight edge" philosophy, where he doesn't partake in drinking or smoking of any kind. Form your own opinion on how ...