Max Fried vs. Shohei Ohtani: A Comparison

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In all the years this writer has followed the Atlanta Braves, nobody has quite been like Max Fried. He is poised and confident both on the mound and at the plate. His sizzling stick has brought him to the lofty heights of hurlers who hit. The popular hashtag “pitchers who rake” is singularly descriptive of […] READ MORE


Home Run Derby Turns Into Polar Bear Bash

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The presumptive favorite going into this year’s MLB Home Run Derby was Shohei Ohtani with his major league-leading 33 long balls. However, the night belonged to Pete Alonso of the New York Mets. Alonso set a derby record while scoring his second consecutive win. Second Home Run Derby With The Coors Effect The last time the […] 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 Outlast Diamondbacks in Sloppy Marathon

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Angels 6, Diamondbacks 5 (10 innings) PHOENIX, June 11 — A four-hour, nine-minute marathon that saw three balks, four hit batsmen, and two run-scoring wild pitches — including one on a strikeout — led to the Los Angeles Angels defeating the Arizona Diamondbacks, 6–5, in 10 innings Friday night. Angels catcher Kurt Suzuki went 3-for-3 […] READ MORE


Bubba Chandler 2021 MLB Draft Profile

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In this era of baseball, dual talents are extremely covetous commodities. If a player can both hit and pitch effectively, he becomes extremely valuable. Case in point, Los Angeles Angels superstar Shohei Ohtani. However, someone at North Oconee High in Bogart, Georgia, could eventually give Ohtani a run for his money. At only 18 years […] READ MORE


Angels Starting Pitchers Fuel Recent Wins

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Despite a long list of injuries, the Los Angeles Angels have won five of their last seven games. Angels starting pitchers continue to fuel wins as the offense struggles to put runs on the board. Specifically, Andrew Heaney, Griffin Canning, and Alex Cobb all netted wins. Further, despite earning losses or no decisions, Patrick Sandoval […] READ MORE


Angels Farm System: Week Two Recap

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The Los Angeles Angels farm system had a winning record during week two after struggling mightily in the first week of the season. More importantly, Angels top prospect Brandon Marsh returned to action. Marsh, the #42 prospect in all of baseball, came out swinging–homering in his first game back. After a dreadful 10-19 organizational start […] READ MORE


Angels Return to New Normal

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The last week was a difficult one for the Los Angeles Angels as a five-game losing streak (4-11, last 15) coincided with the unexpected release of baseball icon Albert Pujols. Plus, the Los Angeles Dodgers were coming down I-5 to play a three-game series. Yet, the shock wore off and the Angels took two of […] READ MORE


Dodgers Offense: It’s Alive!

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Things did not go as planned Friday night for the Los Angeles Dodgers, however, their adjusted plan has been just what the Dodgers offense needed. After his top-10 finish in Cy Young voting last year and a good start this year, Dylan Bundy took the hill for the Los Angeles Angels. Coming into the game […] READ MORE