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Angels agree to deal with Freese, avoid arbitration

Angels agree to deal with Freese, avoid arbitration

MLB.com Updated 10 hours ago
The Angels avoided arbitration with third baseman David Freese on Wednesday, agreeing on a $6.425 million salary that stood as the midpoint of the numbers previously exchanged by both sides.
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  • Angels to keep Baldoquin in Minor League camp

    Angels to keep Baldoquin in Minor League camp

    MLB.com Jan 27 (yesterday)
    The Angels have opted against inviting Roberto Baldoquin to Major League Spring Training, mostly because they'll have a lot of infielders competing for jobs, but also because they want to give Baldoquin a chance to develop on his own time without added …
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  • Iannetta's health, production vital to Angels' success

    Iannetta's health, production vital to Angels' success

    MLB.com Jan 20
    With pitchers and catchers scheduled to report to Tempe, Ariz., by Feb. 19, it's time to dissect the Angels' 2015 roster. This is the first of a six-part Around the Horn series taking a position-by-position look at projected starters and backup options …
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  • Herrera released to play in Japan

    Herrera released to play in Japan

    MLB.com Jan 19
    The Angels have released Yoslan Herrera in order for the right-hander to play for Yokohama in the Nippon Professional Baseball League in Japan, the team announced Monday.
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  • Angels sign trio to one-year deals to avoid arbitration

    Angels sign trio to one-year deals to avoid arbitration

    MLB.com Jan 15
    The Angels avoided arbitration with left-handers Hector Santiago and Cesar Ramos on Thursday. Santiago will receive $2.29 million in 2015 while Ramos will get $1,312,500.
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  • Angels sign Santiago, Ramos to one-year deals

    Angels sign Santiago, Ramos to one-year deals

    MLB.com Jan 15
    The Angels avoided arbitration with left-handers Hector Santiago and Cesar Ramos on Thursday. Santiago will receive $2.29 million in 2015 while Ramos will get $1,312,500.
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  • Arbitration-eligible players to shape Halos' 2015 payroll

    Arbitration-eligible players to shape Halos' 2015 payroll

    MLB.com Jan 12
    The Angels opened last season with a franchise-record $154.5 million payroll. If they don't make another change to their Major League roster this offseason -- a likely scenario at this point -- they project to open 2015 with a payroll of roughly $145 mi…
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  • On Baseball: Angels Have Yet to Send a Player to the Baseball H…

    On Baseball: Angels Have Yet to Send a Player to the Baseball Hall of Fame

    nytimes.com Jan 10
    Angels have won Most Valuable Player and Cy Young awards, but none have entered the Hall of Fame as members of the franchise.
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  • Depth charts at heart of Angels' offseason strategy

    Depth charts at heart of Angels' offseason strategy

    MLB.com Jan 9
    While trying to build an championship contender every year, the Angels always keep an eye on their future with a projected six-year depth chart that allows general manager Jerry Dipoto and the rest of the organization to know what the future holds.
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  • Angels acquire third-base prospect from Braves

    Angels acquire third-base prospect from Braves

    MLB.com Jan 8
    The Angels acquired third-base prospect Kyle Kubitza and right-hander Nate Hyatt from the Braves for pitching prospect Ricardo Sanchez on Thursday.
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  • Perseverant Johnny Mac leaves legacy in retirement

    Perseverant Johnny Mac leaves legacy in retirement

    MLB.com Jan 7
    On Wednesday afternoon, four Major League clubs simultaneously used their official Twitter accounts to spread the news of John McDonald's official retirement from the big leagues. Think about that. Four clubs -- the Indians, D-backs, Angels and Blue Jay…
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  • Angels officially sign Cuban infielder Baldoquin

    Angels officially sign Cuban infielder Baldoquin

    MLB.com Jan 6
    The Angels announced the signing of 20-year-old Cuban infielder Roberto Baldoquin on Tuesday, shortly after receiving final approval from the Commissioner's Office.
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  • Darin Erstad has a great reaction to his one Hall of Fame vote

    Darin Erstad has a great reaction to his one Hall of Fame vote

    yahoo.com Jan 6
    First things first, yes, Darin Erstad — the former Los Angeles Angels outfielder — got a single Hall of Fame vote this year. The results of the annual Baseball Writers Association of America ballot were announced Tuesday, with Randy Johnson, Pedro Marti…
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  • Arrest made in death of former Angels draft pick

    Arrest made in death of former Angels draft pick

    ESPN.com Jan 5
    Police in suburban Atlanta say a man has been arrested in the shooting death of former Los Angeles Angels first-round draft pick Ryan Bolden.
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  • Angels invite 20 non-roster players to Spring Training

    Angels invite 20 non-roster players to Spring Training

    MLB.com Dec 23, 2014
    The Angels have invited 20 non-roster players, including 10 pitchers, three catchers, four infielders and three outfielders, to Spring Training.
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  • AL West contenders take aim at Angels

    AL West contenders take aim at Angels

    MLB.com Dec 23, 2014
    Clubs in the American League West have been relatively quiet this winter as they try to build on their success of the 2014 season. Here's a team-by-team glance at what's happened in the division so far this winter, and what remains to be done.
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  • Sources: Angels sign Cuban infield prospect Baldoquin

    Sources: Angels sign Cuban infield prospect Baldoquin

    MLB.com Dec 20, 2014
    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, 2014
    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, 2014
    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, 2014
    "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, …
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  • Angels acquire OF Joyce in trade with Rays

    Angels acquire OF Joyce in trade with Rays

    ESPN.com Dec 16, 2014
    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, 2014
    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, 2014
    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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  • 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.
  • Video - Trout Wins AL MVP 03:10

    Trout Wins AL MVP

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

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