1. Top 5 Candidates to Replace Mike Scioscia If the L.A. Angels Let Him Go

    Let’s start with the obvious: Whether or not the Angels end up making the playoffs—and chances are likely they won’t—Mike Scioscia does not deserve to be fired...

    Patrick Gutierrez Written by Patrick Gutierrez about almost 2 years ago 4,144 reads 12 comments

  2. Faith, Blame and Hope: What to Make of the Angels' 2012 Season

    Man, do I want to believe. I want to believe the 2012 Angels ’ season won’t be over on the same day it is for perennial also-rans like the Royals , Blue Jays and Mariners ...

    Patrick Gutierrez Written by Patrick Gutierrez about almost 2 years ago 609 reads 5 comments

  3. Jered Weaver and the Race for the 2012 Cy Young

    Now that’s more like it. After watching Jered Weaver get rocked to the tune of nine runs in three innings of work in his previous start, I was pleased to see him revert back ...

    Patrick Gutierrez Written by Patrick Gutierrez about almost 2 years ago 796 reads 2 comments

  4. Fishing for Prospects: Any More Trout in the Angels' Farm System?

    With every day that Mike Trout continues to add to what is already one of the greatest rookie seasons in MLB history—he homered and stole another base in Wednesday night’s ...

    Patrick Gutierrez Written by Patrick Gutierrez about almost 2 years ago 1,416 reads 3 comments

  5. Will the Bullpen Keep the Los Angeles Angels out of the Playoffs?

    Another day, another blown lead. That’s been the story of the Los Angeles Angels lately, who are 11-15 since the All-Star break after Wednesday’s 9-8 loss to the A’s ...

    Patrick Gutierrez Written by Patrick Gutierrez about almost 2 years ago 1,096 reads 6 comments

  6. Five Teams the Los Angeles Angels Do NOT Want to Face in the Playoffs

    With the American League West still up for grabs, and six teams in serious contention for the two wild card-spots, the Angels —should they make the playoffs—could wind ...

    Patrick Gutierrez Written by Patrick Gutierrez about almost 2 years ago 1,619 reads 10 comments

  7. Will Cy Young, MVP and ROY Winners Be Enough for the LA Angels to Catch Texas?

    In golf, the term “Moving Day” is a reference to the third round of a tournament, where those players who are trailing the leaders start to be more aggressive in an attempt to move up the leaderboard in advance of Sunday’s final round...

    Patrick Gutierrez Written by Patrick Gutierrez about almost 2 years ago 6,613 reads 59 comments

  8. Trout and Trumbo and the Top Five Dynamic Duos in Baseball

    Baseball has been blessed with many scenarios in which two young players join a team around the same time and grow into a lethal combination that propels their franchise to greatness over an extended period of time...

    Patrick Gutierrez Written by Patrick Gutierrez about almost 2 years ago 1,849 reads 12 comments

  9. Los Angeles Angels: First Half Report Card

    With 82 games in the books and the All-Star Game right around the corner, now is as good a time as any to assess the Angels ’ performance during the first half of the season...

    Patrick Gutierrez Written by Patrick Gutierrez about 2 years ago 1,651 reads 8 comments

  10. What Moves Should the Los Angeles Angels Make to Improve Their Team?

    It’s undeniable at this point that the Los Angeles Angels have zoomed past the “hot” stage and are no longer considered to be “on a roll...

    Patrick Gutierrez Written by Patrick Gutierrez about 2 years ago 5,059 reads 13 comments

  11. Is Mike Trout the Best Young Player Under 25?

    Every now and then, baseball seems to bless its fans with a pair of remarkable talents so far and away better than anyone else playing the game that they end up truly in a class by ...

    Patrick Gutierrez Written by Patrick Gutierrez about 2 years ago 86 reads 92 comments

  12. Kendrys Morales: Should the Los Angeles Angels Trade the Slugger?

    He’s been through so much already. His story, from his voyage to America to his return from gruesome injury, is an inspirational one to all baseball fans. He’s a potential MVP candidate once he gets back into the swing of things...

    Patrick Gutierrez Written by Patrick Gutierrez about 2 years ago 3,748 reads 15 comments

  13. LAA Angels: 5 Reasons the Angels Will Catch the Rangers by the All-Star Break

    Are you kidding me? Just when it looked like the Angels were starting to put everything together, their ace pitcher Jered Weaver had to leave Monday’s game against the Yankees in the first inning for an undisclosed injury...

    Patrick Gutierrez Written by Patrick Gutierrez about 2 years ago 1,534 reads 10 comments

  14. Will Kendrys Morales Ever Power the Los Angeles Angels Again?

    I think we can rule out the hitting coach. Whatever is causing the Angels ’ bats to continue exercising their collective right to remain silent, it’s safe to say it wasn’t Mickey Hatcher ’s fault...

    Patrick Gutierrez Written by Patrick Gutierrez about 2 years ago 845 reads 2 comments

  15. 10 Reasons the Los Angeles Angels Can Still Make the Playoffs

    Despite the team's awful start, there is still hope in Angel Country that the team can turn things around in time to be a serious threat to earn a playoff spot...

    Patrick Gutierrez Written by Patrick Gutierrez about 2 years ago 1,275 reads 1 comments

  16. Who Should Close for the Los Angeles Angels? Hint: There's More Than One Answer

    If you're a fan of the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim , I’m going to ask you to do me a favor. I know I haven’t been here at Bleacher Report for very long, and I probably ...

    Patrick Gutierrez Written by Patrick Gutierrez about 2 years ago 1,421 reads 6 comments

  17. C.J. Wilson: Why He Was a More Important Addition Than Albert Pujols

    After 19 games, of which the Angels have only managed to win six, it has become painfully obvious that if the team is going to have any shot at making the postseason, it is going to be the starting rotation that will need to carry them...

    Patrick Gutierrez Written by Patrick Gutierrez about 2 years ago 675 reads 2 comments

  18. MLB: Why Los Angeles Angels Fans Are Some of the Best in Baseball

    What word best describes how Los Angeles Angels fans are feeling regarding the team’s 4-8 start? Disappointment? Shock? Frustration? All of the above? The starting rotation, ...

    Patrick Gutierrez Written by Patrick Gutierrez about 2 years ago 1,386 reads 1 comments

  19. MLB Rivalries: Why L.A. Angels/Texas Rangers Is Better Than Boston/New York

    I was having trouble sleeping the other night so I started thinking about the Red Sox/Yankee rivalry and, sure enough, that put me right out. Seriously, that thing is so yesterday’s news...

    Patrick Gutierrez Written by Patrick Gutierrez about 2 years ago 1,091 reads 0 comments

  20. Glory Road: What the First Road Trip Will Say About the Los Angeles Angels

    The 2012 Los Angeles Angels are not built to sneak up on anybody. The addition of Albert Pujols and C.J...

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  21. Kendrys Morales: Can He Be the X-Factor for the Los Angeles Angels in 2012?

    The mere sight of a player trying to go from first to third on a double during a spring training game would normally not be a cause for concern...

    Patrick Gutierrez Written by Patrick Gutierrez about over 2 years ago 1,130 reads 6 comments

  22. C.J. Wilson: 5 Reasons Why He'll Be Better Than Yu Darvish in 2012

    One guy is sizzle, the other is steak. One is a rock star, the other is a rock. One has more than 200 media-types under his nose, while the other has 200 big-league innings under his belt from last year alone...

    Patrick Gutierrez Written by Patrick Gutierrez about over 2 years ago 1,460 reads 4 comments

  23. Los Angeles Angels Roster Battles: 3 Most Intriguing Spring Position Questions

    With Opening Day less than three weeks away, the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim are still trying to figure out what their regular lineup is going to look like, or if they’re even going to have a regular lineup...

    Patrick Gutierrez Written by Patrick Gutierrez about over 2 years ago 1,651 reads 0 comments

  24. L.A. Angels Trade Scenarios: Odds on Which Prospects Might Get Traded in 2012

    The Angels have made their share of deals these past few years, mostly dealing away prospects for veterans they believed could help them now...

    Patrick Gutierrez Written by Patrick Gutierrez about over 2 years ago 2,415 reads 2 comments

  25. Top 15 Fan Favorites in Los Angeles Angels History

    It’s admittedly difficult to rank the team’s fan favorites because of the way the game has evolved from a fan standpoint...

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