Sources: Angels sign Cuban infield prospect Baldoquin
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Cuban infielder Roberto Baldoquin has signed with the Angels after passing his physical, sources told MLB.com on Saturday. Baldoquin, who turns 21 in May, will receive an $8 million signing bonus once the deal becomes official.Upvote Share Tweet
Halos acquire 2B Giavotella in trade with RoyalsMLB.com Dec 19 (yesterday)The Angels acquired second baseman Johnny Giavotella from the Royals on Friday in exchange for right-handed relief pitcher Brian Broderick, who was recently signed out of the Mexican League.Upvote Share TweetFormer Angels first-round pick Ryan Bolden was shot and killed in Georgia on Wednesday night, according to local reports. Bolden, 23, was in the Angels organization from 2010-13. The team was informed of his passing on Thursday.Upvote Share Tweetyahoo.com Dec 17 (4 days ago)"So I have a splendid idea. Do you remember how great Josh Hamilton was in a Rangers uniform? I heard y'all down there in Texas are interested in trading for an outfielder. Well, I got just the guy — Josh Hamilton. And he's still playing baseball, …Upvote Share Tweet
Angels acquire OF Joyce in trade with RaysESPN.com Dec 16 (5 days ago)The Los Angeles Angels have acquired outfielder Matt Joyce from the Tampa Bay Rays in exchange for right-handed reliever Kevin Jepsen.Upvote Share Tweet
Angels looking for rebound season from HamiltonMLB.com Dec 15 (6 days ago)The 2015 season is in many ways a make-or-break year for the Angels' Josh Hamilton; proof he can still be a force or an indication that he'll never be the same again.Upvote Share TweetMLB.com Dec 12Lefty prospect Andrew Heaney was dealt twice in a span of minutes, first to the Dodgers and then to the Angels. Infielder Josh Rutledge went to sleep as a member of the Rockies and woke up as the prime candidate to replace Howie Kendrick in Los Angeles.Upvote Share Tweet
Angels' Richards could miss start of seasonESPN.com Dec 11The Los Angeles Angels don't expect starting pitcher Garrett Richards to be ready for the start of the 2015 season, manager Mike Scioscia said Wednesday.Upvote Share TweetThe Dodgers made deals with the Marlins and Angels on Wednesday, sending Dee Gordon, Dan Haren and Miguel Rojas to Miami for four young players and flipping the key piece, left-handed starter Andrew Heaney, to the Angels for second baseman Howie Kendric…Upvote Share TweetThe Angels sent homegrown second baseman Howie Kendrick to the Dodgers for pitching prospect Andrew Heaney late Wednesday night, and also acquired infielder Jeff Rutledge from the Rockies.Upvote Share Tweet
Scioscia considering Trout in No. 3 spot in lineupMLB.com Dec 10For the first time -- at least openly -- Angels manager Mike Scioscia is considering moving Mike Trout to the spot occupied by the all-time greats.Upvote Share Tweetyahoo.com Dec 9This is The Stew's running list of trades and signings that happen during baseball's Winter Meetings. We'll keep updating this post as the news happens. For more chatter and rumors, be sure to check out our Winter Meetings tracker. THURSDAYJustin Master…Upvote Share Tweet
Halos righty Richards cleared to begin throwingMLB.com Dec 5Angels starter Garrett Richards got the thumbs up from doctors at the Orthopedic Specialty Institute in Orange, Calif., on Thursday and can begin his throwing program on Monday, which is right around the time he would've started throwing in a normal off…Upvote Share Tweet
Beckham, LeBlanc, Herrera non-tendered by AngelsMLB.com Dec 2The Angels non-tendered infielder Gordon Beckham and starter Wade LeBlanc on Tuesday, as expected, saving $6 million or so in salary commitments for the 2015 season. Right-hander Yoslan Herrera, who was still three years away from arbitration, was also …Upvote Share Tweet
Kohn enters free agency after missing cut with RaysMLB.com Dec 2Right-hander Michael Kohn elected to become a free agent after the Rays outrighted him while setting their 40-man roster. Kohn, 28, had a 3.52 ERA in 88 appearances the past two seasons with the Angels.Upvote Share Tweet
Angels banking on pitching depth for 2015MLB.com Dec 1The Angels currently have 25 pitchers that can conceivably contribute in the Majors next year. For a team with so much money tied to position players and a budget that requires to stay below the luxury-tax threshold, it's vital.Upvote Share TweetMLB.com Nov 30The A's have been the biggest movers and shakers in the American League West thus far, making the largest free-agent signing of the winter in the division and trading away arguably their best player. Meanwhile, the Rangers and Angels have been mentioned…Upvote Share Tweet
Mike Trout Q&A: His workouts, goals and what he's thankful foryahoo.com Nov 25If you thought Mike Trout would win the American League MVP, then spend his offseason slacking around, you're dead wrong. Trout, the 23-year-old Los Angeles Angels star, is already back in the gym getting ready for 2015. Even in the days before Thanksgi…Upvote Share Tweetyahoo.com Nov 25If you thought Mike Trout would win the American League MVP, then spend his offseason slacking around, you're dead wrong. Trout, the 23-year-old Los Angeles Angels star, is already back in the gym getting ready for 2015. Even in the days before Thanksgi…Upvote Share Tweet
Bill Bavasi to be named director of MLB Scouting BureauMLB.com Nov 22Former Angels and Mariners GM Bill Bavasi is set to be named as the new director of the Major League Baseball Scouting Bureau (MLBSB), leaving his job as vice president of scouting, player development and international operations for the Reds.Upvote Share Tweet
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