Raisel Iglesias Dealt to Braves

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The Atlanta Braves have acquired closer Raisel Iglesias from the Los Angeles Angels, according to Robert Murray. The Atlanta Braves are acquiring Raisel Iglesias from the Los Angeles Angels for Jesse Chavez and Tucker Davidson, according to sources familiar with the situation. — Robert Murray (@ByRobertMurray) August 2, 2022 Iglesias, 32, is in the first […] READ MORE


Texas Rangers Lose Second Straight to Angels

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Angels 2, Rangers 1 ARLINGTON, Texas, August 4 – It was a low-scoring affair in Arlington on Wednesday night. The Texas Rangers and Los Angeles Angels played the third game of a scheduled four.  Unfortunately for Rangers fans, this contest didn’t tilt in the home nine’s favor. The Rangers would go on to lose by […] READ MORE


The Yankees Bullpen Needs to be Addressed

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The New York Yankees bullpen has been an unmitigated disaster lately. Between Aroldis Chapman losing his closer role, the struggles of Chad Green and Zack Britton, and the recent COVID-19 outbreak, bullpen help is something this team desperately needs. The bullpen has long been a strength for the Yankees. On the season, the ‘pen ranks […] READ MORE


Angels Winning Any Way They Can

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The Los Angeles Angels winning continues after their extra-inning victory over the Arizona Diamondbacks on Friday night. Not surprisingly, Shohei Ohtani was in the middle of it all. The superlatives never end for the two-way star. Ohtani struck out eight over five innings on the mound. Then, he helped himself by hitting two doubles and […] READ MORE


Angels Acquire Hunter Strickland From Rays

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The Los Angeles Angels acquired Hunter Strickland from the Tampa Bay Rays on Saturday afternoon, hoping to improve their bullpen. The Angels relief corps has struggled in the early going with a 5.32 ERA and eight blown saves as the team sits in last place in the highly-competitive AL West. The Rays are to receive cash […] READ MORE


Los Angeles Angels Acquire Raisel Iglesias

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The Los Angeles Angels announced Monday that they acquired closer Raisel Iglesias from the Cincinnati Reds along with cash considerations. Details of the trade were announced on the Cincinnati Reds Twitter page. The #Reds have acquired RHP Noé Ramirez and a player to be named later from the Angels in exchange for RHP Raisel Iglesias […] READ MORE


Archie Bradley Has Become a Top Closer

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Archie Bradley Has Become a Top Closer (Author’s Note: This article uses the Goose Egg statistic. Nate Silver invented the statistic for clutch late-inning performance, explaining it here.) In June of 2019, Arizona Diamondbacks reliever Archie Bradley was in one of the toughest stretches of his career. He had pitched well in 2017, posting a […] READ MORE


Most Intriguing MLB Bullpens Heading into the 2020 Season

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Five Relief Units to Watch in 2020 With a 60-game schedule on tap, it’s fair to assume that bullpens are going to be utterly important this season. Maybe more so than ever because every manager is going to be looking for ways to extract as many wins as possible over a 60-game sample. Furthermore, bullpens […] READ MORE



2016 Cincinnati Reds Season Recap

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2016 Cincinnati Reds Season Recap The 68-94 Cincinnati Reds of 2016 finished tied for last place in the National League and 35.5 games behind the World Champion Chicago Cubs in the NL Central standings. While it was far from a storybook season for the Reds, it was however a textbook season in terms of the […] READ MORE