Los Angeles Angels Trade for Alex Cobb

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The Los Angeles Angels trade for Alex Cobb became official Tuesday afternoon. The acquisition of the former Baltimore Orioles starter is the front office’s latest attempt to add depth to the team’s beleaguered pitching staff. The Angels sent infielder Jahmai Jones to the Orioles, who also sent back cash considerations to help offset Cobb’s $15 […] READ MORE


The Angels Sign Alex Claudio

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The Los Angeles Angels have signed free agent pitcher Alex Claudio to a one-year deal, the club announced. The left-hander was non-tendered by his former club, the Milwaukee Brewers, in early December. The deal is reportedly worth $1.125 million. Claudio is the third new reliever new GM Perry Minasian has acquired this offseason. The Angels […] READ MORE


The Los Angeles Angels Current Roster

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The Los Angeles Angels have been pretty busy this offseason. So far, so good. General manager Perry Minasian and the new front office have made a couple of bold moves to improve the Angels current roster. First, they traded for Baltimore Orioles shortstop José Iglesias. Less than a week later, they traded with the Cincinnati […] READ MORE


Angels Options in Rule 5 Draft

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The Los Angeles Angels have important decisions to make as they enter the annual MLB Winter Meetings.  New GM Perry Minasian has started strong; he completed a trade for shortstop Jose Iglesias then followed that with a trade for closer Raisel Iglesias. Still, there are a number of moves still left before the Angels can […] READ MORE


Angels Non-Tender Five Pitchers

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The Los Angeles Angels non-tender of five relief pitchers was no surprise. As expected, the Wednesday non-tender deadline saw a flurry of moves around baseball. Although some were more surprising than others. The Angels’ casualties were Justin Anderson, Matt Andriese, Keynan Middleton, Hoby Milner and Hansel Robles. Yes, the Angels will be in search of […] READ MORE


Los Angeles Angels Acquire Jose Iglesias

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The Los Angeles Angels have acquired shortstop Jose Iglesias from the Baltimore Orioles, according to The Athletic’s Ken Rosenthal. Iglesias had a career year at the plate in 2020, with a .373 batting average that was 70 points higher than his previous career-high. Overall, he hit .373/.400/.556 with a 160 OPS+ during the abbreviated season. […] READ MORE


Los Angeles Angels 2021 and Beyond, Part 3: Improvements

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The Los Angeles Angels roster needs major improvements if they hope to contend in the competitive AL West. What might new GM Perry Minasian do to begin his tenure? Ask 30 baseball executives and you’ll get 30 answers. In Part I, we looked at how Arte Moreno’s hands-on approach has stalled the Angels in years […] READ MORE


Los Angeles Angels 2021 and Beyond, Part 2: The Roster

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Angels 2021 and Beyond: The Angels Roster The Los Angeles Angels 2021 roster should be very different than the 2020 version. If you read Part I, you’ll know that major offseason roster changes aren’t always a positive in Anaheim. Now that the team has hired Atlanta Braves assistant general manager Perry Minasian to be their […] READ MORE


Perry Minasian Hired as Angels General Manager

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According to multiple sources, the Los Angeles Angels have hired Perry Minasian to be their new general manager. Minasian has been the Atlanta Braves assistant general manager for the last three seasons under GM Alex Anthopolous. The 40-year old baseball lifer continues the franchise’s trend of hiring first-time general managers. The Angels general manager position […] READ MORE


Los Angeles Angels 2021 and Beyond, Part 1: The Front Office

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In the first of a three-part series that delves into the Los Angeles Angels organization moving forward, we focus on the Angels front office. The Angels front office remains in turmoil as ownership continues the search for a general manager. Simply put, the Angels missed the postseason again. And, as every article about them has […] READ MORE