Angels Bullpen Woes

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Angels Bullpen Woes The Los Angeles Angels sit at the bottom of the AL West with a 9-20 record. With the pre-season speculation that the Angels could be a playoff contender, what went wrong? The batting lineup consists of big offensive names like Mike Trout and Anthony Rendon. Thus, pitching (mainly relief pitching since no […] READ MORE


Early Surprises: Angels Starting Pitching

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The Los Angeles Angels have seen positive production from their starting pitching; an early surprise for the 2020 season. After compiling a league-worst 5.64 ERA in 2019, the rotation now tops the league in a number of metrics. The Angels rank seventh in WAR and sixth in strikeouts after nine games. Most of the success […] READ MORE


Matt Andriese Traded to the Los Angeles Angels

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Matt Andriese Traded to the Los Angeles Angels This afternoon, the Arizona Diamondbacks and Los Angeles Angels agreed to a trade. The trade sent relief pitcher, Matt Andriese to the Los Angeles Angels in exchange for minor league pitcher, Jeremy Beasley. Although the trade wasn’t a significant one in the grand scheme of things, it […] READ MORE


Arizona Diamondbacks Fail to Come to Terms with Two Key Players

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Arizona Diamondbacks Fail to Come to Terms with Two Key Players The Arizona Diamondbacks went into today with six players eligible for arbitration. Of those six, the team was able to come to terms with four including starting pitcher Robbie Ray, third baseman Jake Lamb, and relievers Andrew Chafin and Matt Andriese. The two players […] READ MORE


Arizona Diamondbacks Bullpen Struggles against Milwaukee Brewers

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Diamondbacks Bullpen Struggles against the Brewers The Arizona Diamondbacks opened the second half of the season with a five-game road trip to St. Louis and Texas. In St. Louis, they dropped two of three, beating themselves in both losses. Then they went to Texas and put on a hitting clinic. This set them up nicely […] READ MORE


Arizona Diamondbacks Looking for Hitting, Pitching

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Arizona Diamondbacks Hitting and Pitching Woes When the Arizona Diamondbacks started the season with 17 wins and 13 losses, it was considered a good start for them. They got both timely hitting and pitching. This was a surprise because with the difficult schedule they had in April—both teams from last year’s World Series, add in […] READ MORE


A Confident Start for Arizona Diamondbacks Taylor Clarke

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Taylor Clarke made his first MLB start for the Arizona Diamondbacks last Tuesday when he pitched against one of the best teams in baseball, the Tampa Bay Rays. He was called up for the second time this season from Triple-A Reno and slotted in to start in place of Zack Godley who had been relegated […] READ MORE


Evaluating New Tampa Bay Rays Catcher Michael Perez

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The non-waiver trade deadline is still a few days away, but the Tampa Bay Rays have already been busy. About two hours before he was supposed to start for them on Wednesday, the Rays traded right-handed pitcher Nathan Eovaldi to the Boston Red Sox in exchange for left-hander Jalen Beeks. Then on Thursday, they dealt […] READ MORE