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Jered Weaver Succumbs to Red Sox … Again

August 24, 2006

     Jered Weaver would be flawless if it weren’t for David Ortiz’s Red Sox If there’s one person and one team that Angels’ rookie pitcher Jered Weaver despises right now, it’s David Ortiz and the Boston Red Sox.  After his first 7 starts, the rookie phenom had a flawless 7-0 record with a spectacular 1.15ERA, and […]

Talented Youth Gives Angels Hope and Solidifies Their Future

August 14, 2006

These days, no farm system can compare to that of the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim in terms of top prospects.  Since winning the World Series over the Giants in 2002, the Angels have grown many of baseball’s current and future stars, and there is nothing to suggest that this streak will end.  In 2002, […]

Big Papi Strikes Again

July 29, 2006

They call him Big Papi for a reason.  Since coming to Boston from the Minnesota Twins, David Ortiz has won countless games for the Red Sox with his heroics in clutch situations.  There’s no hitter in baseball you’d rather have at the plate when the game is on the line.  Today’s game between the Boston […]

A’s Spring to AL West Lead With 10-Game Win Streak

June 18, 2006

Every team in the AL West started the season dismally; at one point, four of five teams were under .500.  The Texas Rangers, propelled by their superior lineup were able to sprint to the top of the standings, leading the division by 1-3 games most of the second half of May and the beginning of […]

Rookie Starting Pitchers Having Big Impact On Their Teams

June 9, 2006

This season, the starting pitching for many teams that were considered contenders has been shaky, due to both injuries and ineffectiveness.  A few of these teams, such as the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim, Philadelphia Phillies, and Toronto Blue Jays, have solved their problems with rookie starting pitchers.  Jered Weaver, called up two weeks ago […]

What’s Happened with the AL West?

May 28, 2006

Coming into the 2006 MLB season, the American League West was considered one of the top divisions in all of baseball. The Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim, Oakland Athletics, and Texas Rangers all had high expectations, after productive offseasons and solid 2005 campaigns. This makes it bizarre to look at the AL West standings and […]