1. Creating a Blueprint for How the Angels Can Take over Los Angeles

    Do the Los Angeles Angels ever have a chance of becoming Los Angeles' favorite team? That's right, Mr. Nicholson, I asked it. Owner Arte Moreno and general manager Jerry Dipoto have taken pricey steps to stay competitive in a difficult market...

    Rick Suter Written by Rick Suter about over 2 years ago 1,079 reads 9 comments

  2. Trades the Los Angeles Angels Could Make to Acquire More Starting Pitching

    The Los Angeles Angels wouldn't be creating a major trend in the MLB —like bringing back the sweet days of elastic waistbands on the uniform—if they decided to add more starting pitching as spring training nears...

    Rick Suter Written by Rick Suter about over 2 years ago 2,860 reads 11 comments

  3. Ranking the Los Angeles Angels' Best Potential Lineups for 2013

    The Los Angeles Angels' lineup in 2013, featuring the trio of Mike Trout, Albert Pujols and Josh Hamilton, is loaded with potential. And with the Angels less than one month away from unveiling the much-anticipated roster in Tempe, Ariz...

    Rick Suter Written by Rick Suter about over 2 years ago 7,338 reads 15 comments

  4. Problems the Los Angeles Angels Still Need to Address to Chase a World Series

    The entire offseason for the Los Angeles Angels , with smart moves to solidify the bullpen and the free spending to land one of the game's biggest stars (Josh Hamilton) has led to ...

    Rick Suter Written by Rick Suter about over 2 years ago 6,317 reads 51 comments

  5. Ways This Los Angeles Angels Team Can Be the Best Team in Franchise History

    After yet another busy offseason—one that saw the additions of Josh Hamilton, and a revamped bullpen—the Los Angeles Angels have pieced together (at a price) a roster ...

    Rick Suter Written by Rick Suter about over 2 years ago 4,420 reads 9 comments

  6. Los Angeles Angels: 5 Biggest Weaknesses Entering the New Year

    The Los Angeles Angels , well ahead of the ceremonial ball drop, have already begun to fulfill their New Year's resolutions for 2013...

    Rick Suter Written by Rick Suter about over 2 years ago 2,238 reads 7 comments

  7. Why the 2013 Los Angeles Angels Won't Turn into the 2012 Boston Red Sox

    The Los Angeles Angels organization, and the rest of the MLB community for that matter, certainly remembers the implosion of the 2012 Boston Red Sox , followed by the subsequent import flux of Sox players to the Los Angeles area during last season...

    Rick Suter Written by Rick Suter about over 2 years ago 141 reads 11 comments

  8. Why Josh Hamilton Will Win the 2013 AL MVP with Albert Pujols Protecting Him

    The Los Angeles Angels , backed by the cash-filled determination of owner Arte Moreno, surprised a lot of people when they signed top-tier free agent Josh Hamilton to a five-year, $125 million contract...

    Rick Suter Written by Rick Suter about over 2 years ago 1,531 reads 4 comments

  9. Los Angeles Angels Sign Josh Hamilton: 1 Big Reason This Move Was Made

    The Los Angeles Angels most likely weren't looking for a massive number of analysis reports or pros and cons before signing Josh Hamilton to a free-agent deal...

    Rick Suter Written by Rick Suter about over 2 years ago 924 reads 1 comments

  10. Los Angeles Angels: How Risky Are Recent Pitching Moves?

    The Los Angeles Angels are banking on a pair of risky recent pitching moves to improve their beleaguered pitching staff...

    Rick Suter Written by Rick Suter about almost 3 years ago 1,560 reads 0 comments

  11. Los Angeles Angels' Offseason List: What's Next If the Angels Lose Zack Greinke?

    Backed by the cash of owner Arte Moreno and the enticing ability of GM Jerry Dipoto, the Los Angeles Angels will certainly give it their best monetary shot towards landing coveted free-agent pitcher Zack Greinke this winter...

    Rick Suter Written by Rick Suter about almost 3 years ago 1,379 reads 9 comments

  12. Did the Los Angeles Angels Get Enough in Return for Ervin Santana?

    The Los Angeles Angels and GM Jerry DiPoto didn't wait for the 12 p.m. ET deadline on Wednesday night to decide the economical fate for pitcher Ervin Santana , opting to ...

    Rick Suter Written by Rick Suter about almost 3 years ago 1,027 reads 6 comments

  13. Power Ranking the Most Important Los Angeles Angels' Players for 2013

    The 2012 MLB season is ending in a strange irony for the Los Angeles Angels and their fans. While the 'Rally Monkey" is left to slumber for the winter—missing the opportunity ...

    Rick Suter Written by Rick Suter about almost 3 years ago 974 reads 10 comments

  14. San Francisco Giants NLCS Issues: Ryan Vogelsong's Performance Can't Be Ignored

    The San Francisco Giants need to understand the importance of Ryan Vogelsong’s Game 2 performance in the NLCS if there is going to be any chance of a Game 3 victory or World Series appearance...

    Rick Suter Written by Rick Suter about almost 3 years ago 588 reads 0 comments

  15. Josh Hamilton's Tobacco Use: Why Nolan Ryan Missed the Point, Terribly

    Texas Rangers president Nolan Ryan has every right to question facets of his team's collapse this year, including Josh Hamilton's play—or lack of...

    Rick Suter Written by Rick Suter about almost 3 years ago 1,192 reads 13 comments

  16. San Francisco Giants 2012 NLDS Success: The Answer Is in the Bullpen

    The San Francisco Giants stand a very solid chance to win against the Cincinnati Reds tonight, and for the entire series, assuming the bullpen is ready to play. Without question, the Giants will miss closer Brian Wilson in the later innings...

    Rick Suter Written by Rick Suter about almost 3 years ago 990 reads 0 comments

  17. Mike Scioscia Keeps His Job: A Mistake by the Los Angeles Angels?

    Coach Bobby Valentine is out as skipper of the Boston Red Sox . That much is clear and understood. What remains fuzzy in the rumor-mill of hot seats is how Los Angeles Angels coach, Mike Scioscia , did not suffer the same fate...

    Rick Suter Written by Rick Suter about almost 3 years ago 2,511 reads 3 comments

  18. Los Angeles Dodgers 2012: Positives to Keep Fans Optimistic for Next Year

    The Los Angeles Dodgers faithful have plenty of reasons to be upset over the less than spectacular 2012 campaign—about 200 million-plus reasons, to be exact...

    Rick Suter Written by Rick Suter about almost 3 years ago 2,387 reads 7 comments