After an exciting and eventful offseason, the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim seem just about ready to take the field. The additions of Albert Pujols, C.J. Wilson, LaTroy Hawkins and Chris Iannetta quickly created a buzz around the team. Sports writers and baseball analysts around the world quickly recognized the new and improved Angels, and many even declared them the World Series favorites for 2012.
As we enter the 2012 season, much of the Angels lineup looks to be set. That said, there are always things that can go wrong, and some of the most reliable players have the potential to struggle at some point in their careers. Angels fans are very familiar with the fact that injuries can also occur unexpectedly.
While they may have a spot on the roster now, the Angels' major-league players must be aware that there are some young players in the minor leagues who are eager to make an impact with the major-league club.
Listed here are six minor-league players who could join the Angels during the 2012 season and make an impact.