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Sources: Angels sign Cuban infield prospect Baldoquin

Sources: Angels sign Cuban infield prospect Baldoquin

MLB.com Updated 18 hours ago
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.
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  • Halos acquire 2B Giavotella in trade with Royals

    Halos acquire 2B Giavotella in trade with Royals

    MLB.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.
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  • Bolden, former first-round Draft pick of Angels, killed

    Bolden, former first-round Draft pick of Angels, killed

    MLB.com yahoo.com Dec 18 (3 days ago)
    Former 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.
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  • Angels reportedly tried to trade Josh Hamilton back to Rangers

    Angels reportedly tried to trade Josh Hamilton back to Rangers

    yahoo.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 โ€” Josh Hamilton. And he's still playing baseball, …
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  • Angels acquire OF Joyce in trade with Rays

    Angels acquire OF Joyce in trade with Rays

    ESPN.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.
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  • Angels looking for rebound season from Hamilton

    Angels looking for rebound season from Hamilton

    MLB.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.
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  • Heaney, Rutledge experience wild ride in flurry of moves

    Heaney, Rutledge experience wild ride in flurry of moves

    MLB.com Dec 12
    Lefty 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.
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  • Angels' Richards could miss start of season

    Angels' Richards could miss start of season

    ESPN.com Dec 11
    The 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.
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  • Dodgers adding Kendrick, Rollins in trades

    Dodgers adding Kendrick, Rollins in trades

    The 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…
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  • Angels deal Kendrick, get Heaney, Rutledge

    Angels deal Kendrick, get Heaney, Rutledge

    The 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.
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  • Scioscia considering Trout in No. 3 spot in lineup

    Scioscia considering Trout in No. 3 spot in lineup

    MLB.com Dec 10
    For the first time -- at least openly -- Angels manager Mike Scioscia is considering moving Mike Trout to the spot occupied by the all-time greats.
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  • Done Deals: Red Sox sign Justin Masterson; Royals add Kendrys M…

    Done Deals: Red Sox sign Justin Masterson; Royals add Kendrys Morales

    yahoo.com Dec 9
    This 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…
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  • Halos righty Richards cleared to begin throwing

    Halos righty Richards cleared to begin throwing

    MLB.com Dec 5
    Angels 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…
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  • Beckham, LeBlanc, Herrera non-tendered by Angels

    Beckham, LeBlanc, Herrera non-tendered by Angels

    MLB.com Dec 2
    The 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 …
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  • Kohn enters free agency after missing cut with Rays

    Kohn enters free agency after missing cut with Rays

    MLB.com Dec 2
    Right-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.
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  • Angels banking on pitching depth for 2015

    Angels banking on pitching depth for 2015

    MLB.com Dec 1
    The 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.
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  • AL West needs to catch up with A's in Hot Stove season

    AL West needs to catch up with A's in Hot Stove season

    MLB.com Nov 30
    The 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…
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  • Mike Trout Q&A: His workouts, goals and what he's thankful for

    Mike Trout Q&A: His workouts, goals and what he's thankful for

    yahoo.com Nov 25
    If 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…
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  • Mike Trout Q&A: His workouts, goals and what he's thankful for

    Mike Trout Q&A: His workouts, goals and what he's thankful for

    yahoo.com Nov 25
    If 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…
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  • Bill Bavasi to be named director of MLB Scouting Bureau

    Bill Bavasi to be named director of MLB Scouting Bureau

    MLB.com Nov 22
    Former 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.
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  • Video - Dodgers Trade Haren, Acquire Kendrick In Deals 03:14

    Dodgers Trade Haren, Acquire Kendrick In Deals

    Dec 11
    Aaron Boone, Curt Schilling, Tim Kurkjian, Jim Bowden and Karl Ravech break down the Dodgers' improved defense with the acquisitions of SS Jimmy Rollins and 2B Howie Kendrick up the middle and the deal that sent Dee Gordon and Dan Haren to the Marlin
  • Video - Dipoto, Angels Heading Back To Drawing Board 02:45

    Dipoto, Angels Heading Back To Drawing Board

    Dec 9
    Angels general manager Jerry Dipoto comments on his team's 2014 season and the outlook heading into the 2015 season.
  • Video - Mint Condition: Topps Going High Tek 03:20

    Mint Condition: Topps Going High Tek

    Dec 3
    Topps' Zvee Geffen breaks down his company's reason for bringing back its High Tek baseball product and some of the features and autographs collectors can expect from it.
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    Trout Wins AL MVP

    Nov 13
    Mike Trout discusses winning the American League MVP award.

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