Trumbo and Conger Are Here; Now LA Angels Need To Play Them

Ryan VanderYachtContributor ISeptember 7, 2010

TEMPE, AZ - FEBRUARY 25:  Mark Trumbo #35 of the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim poses during photo day at Tempe Diablo Stadium on February 25, 2009 in Tempe, Arizona. (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)
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Following another lackluster Monday evening home loss- this time dropping a 3-2 contest to the Cleveland Indians- the Angels made a few more September roster moves. Amongst the list of usual suspects like Kevin Frandsen, Bobby Cassevah, and Matt Palmer, there are two new names-- names that many Angels fans have been waiting to hear called: Mark Trumbo and Hank Conger.

Trumbo paced the Bees with 36 dingers, 122 RBI, and an impressive line of .301/.368/.577/.945.

Conger's 2010 overall line is (.300/.385/.463/.847), one cannot help but be impressed by the OBP of .385. 22-year-olds who threaten the .400 mark in OBP are pretty rare

The opportunity is now here to see what the youngsters can do. Mike Scioscia and Tony Reagins need to see what building blocks the club has to work with for the future. So over these last 24 games, the Angels' lineup needs to frequently include the names Trumbo, Conger, Bourjos...

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