Ryan Boyer discusses a possible rebound season for Justin Upton and questions about David Price’s role in Tuesday’s Spring Training Daily. (Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports)
Posted: March 9, 2021, 5:09 am
José Iglesias doesn’t seem to be feeling pressure replacing Gold Glove winner Andrelton Simmons at shortstop for the Angels, turning in jaw-dropping plays.
Posted: March 9, 2021, 12:51 am
Angels fall, 10-9, to Milwaukee despite two home runs by Justin Upton and one each by Anthony Rendon, Jordyn Adams and José Rojas.
Posted: March 9, 2021, 12:10 am
I know my stuff is more than good enough to compete in the big leagues,” the Angels’ left-hander said. I just have to keep myself in check and let my stuff do the work, not my emotions. Maddon compared Sandoval to Jon Lester and James Shields in the sense that both of them also had troubles early in their careers when their emotions on the mound were out of control.
Posted: March 8, 2021, 5:13 pm
Jaime Barria retired six of seven batters and José Suarez threw two scoreless innings in the Angels’ 6-2 exhibition win over the Seattle Mariners.
Posted: March 7, 2021, 11:51 pm
The book “Defensive Outfield Play” by Sam Suplizio, who spent most of his life in baseball, is helping Joe Maddon and the Angels even today.
Posted: March 7, 2021, 2:00 pm
NEW YORK — With fingers crossed, baseball is slowly and carefully proceeding toward its goal of 162 games with full attendance normalcy for 2021, and for evaluation and prediction purposes you really have to throw out the pandemic-shortened 2020 season. This is a spring in which everyone is truly starting anew, but we are going to take a bit of a forward leap here and single out the 10 players …
Posted: March 7, 2021, 10:30 am
The Angels lost 8-2 against the Colorado Rockies on Saturday in seven innings at Tempe Diablo Stadium. ON THE MOUND: Starter Jose Quintana and closer Raisel Iglesias combined for three scoreless innings in their second outings of the spring. Quintana gave up no hits and only one walk in his two innings, striking out four.
Posted: March 7, 2021, 5:02 am
I feel as good as I have in a long time,” Stassi said. Just as he’s feeling good, he’s also now in position to be a No. catcher for the first time in a big league career that started in 2013.
Posted: March 6, 2021, 6:05 pm
Pujols: “I don’t think I’m ever going to think this is it. My mind is not there. But why announce something right now, and if I have a great year, decide I want to keep playing.
Posted: March 6, 2021, 4:01 pm
“My hip didnt bother me going to make that play.”
Posted: March 6, 2021, 2:17 am
When hes healthy and doing his thing, hes a tough customer.”
Posted: March 5, 2021, 11:01 pm
The San Diego Padres, Los Angeles Angels and Oakland Athletics all have home games scheduled for April 1.
Posted: March 5, 2021, 10:43 pm
Anthony Rendon or Rafael Devers? Two NBC Sports EDGE writers take sides and debate. (Handout Photo-USA TODAY Sports)
Posted: March 5, 2021, 6:30 pm
Our analysts reveal the players they’re targeting in their drafts from the AL West.
Posted: March 5, 2021, 3:36 pm
Shohei Ohtani crushed his first Cactus League home run, a two-run shot that traveled 468 feet to spearhead the Angels’ 6-2 win over the Texas Rangers.
Posted: March 3, 2021, 11:52 pm
Angels manager Joe Maddon is looking for a scrappy mentality from his team this season, and leadoff batter David Fletcher could set the tone.
Posted: March 3, 2021, 10:38 pm
Top pitching prospects Chris Rodriguez and Reid Detmers looked sharp, but the Angels lost for the first time this spring, 7-5 to the Cincinnati Reds.
Posted: March 3, 2021, 5:07 am