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Bill Shakin of the LA Times writes about the Angels news regarding the city council of Anaheim and a vote that pushes the Angels stadium lease ‘opt out’ from 2016 to 2019 and would allow team to drop ‘of Anaheim’ from name. City consultant tells of owner Arte Moreno’s resources to take team to another city.
J.B. Shuck has been a bright spot for Angels – LA Times
More Angels news about the surprising success of J.B. Shuck. This time LA Times Angels baseball writer Mike DiGiovanna waxes poetics about the success of J.B. Shuck’s rookie season with the Angels. We agree with DiGiovanna’s assessment that Shuck is a surprising contender for rookie of the year as we outlined in a recent article right here on Halo Hangout.
AFL Prospects: Angels – Fangraphs
The stat-heavy baseball website delves into some prospects that will be playing in this year’s Arizona Fall League. Writer Marc Hulet profiles Angels pitcher Cam Bedrosian who came into the Angels system as a promising young arm but had to undergo Tommy John surgery after his 2010 season.
Angels radio color commentator and former big league pitcher Mark Langston shares his thoughts on the improbability that was Jim Abbott and his near legendary no-hitter.
Blanton vows to solve problems of down season – Angels.com
Alden Gonzalez of MLB.com speaks with Angels pitcher Joe Blanton about his absolutely dismal 2013. He also delves into the possible reasons why Blanton has struggled in 2013 for the Angels which include confidence and pitching in the AL for the first time in 5 years.
Taylor Lindsey: Angels Prospect You Need to Know About - Halo Hangout
A friendly “in case you missed it” about Angels top prospect Taylor Lindsey. Many believe Lindsey will surpass top Angels prospect Kaleb Cowart as the top player in the Angels farm system next year. We delve into the second-basemen’s success in 2013 and what people are saying about the young prospect.