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Son swap: Angels trade manager’s kid for Gretzky’s

By | March 21, 2014 6:50 pm | 0 Comments


Usually, when some minor league players are swapped, there’s barely a notice. Thursday, however, was different. The L.A. Angels dealt Matt Scioscia — yeah, the manager’s son — to the Cubs. The player the Angels got in return was Wayne Gretzky’s son, Trevor. Scioscia has a .222 average over three seasons in the minors. Gretzky… View Article

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Mike Trout says ban PED users for life

By | August 12, 2013 4:36 pm | 0 Comments


It’s amazing the shift by MLB players on PED use. Before, it was near-unanimous that no one wanted testing. Now, players are speaking out. Here’s what Angels superstar Mike Trout told WFAN: To me, personally, I think you should be out of the game if you get caught. It takes away from the guys that… View Article

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Swarm of bees overtakes Angels’ dugout (video)

By | May 26, 2013 11:19 pm | 0 Comments


The Houston Astros once had the Killer B’s with Biggio, Bagwell and Berkman. I don’t think the swarm of bees that took over the Los Angeles Angels’ dugout before Sunday’s game at Kansas City were of the killer variety, but it caused some problems. LA couldn’t get into the dugout until 1.5 hours before the… View Article

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AL West dominates AL East with four shutouts in one night

By | May 4, 2013 11:43 am | 0 Comments


The American League East often is called the toughest division. Friday, however, the AL West dominated the East with four shutouts. The A’s blanked the Yankees 2-0, the Mariners beat the Jays 4-0, the Rangers pounded the first-place Red Sox 7-0 and the Angels limited the Orioles to just three hits in a 3-0 win…. View Article

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‘Wolves marvel at Moyer’s achievement

By | May 19, 2012 2:07 pm | 0 Comments


By MIKE COPPER Chris Cron regards himself as a teacher of baseball as much as a manager. Maybe more teacher than manager. It’s why he loves to be hands-on during the Erie SeaWolves’ pregame workouts. Cron can still be found hitting grounders and fungo-bat fly balls. However, standing behind the mesh netting while tossing… View Article

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Erie homers land in, not on, arena

By | May 16, 2012 3:55 pm | 0 Comments


Baseball finally came to Erie Insurance Arena. Sort of. Erie SeaWolves’ sluggers Rawley Bishop and Jordan Lennerton each hit unique home runs during Wednesday afternoon’s 2-1 victory over the Akron Aeros. Because of ongoing renovations to the arena, they saw their solo shots land in an open space between Jerry Uht Park’s new left-field wall… View Article

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Big weekend for baseball’s top prospects

By | April 28, 2012 10:57 am | 0 Comments


It’s a big weekend for two of baseball’s top-slugging prospects. The Washington Nationals’ Bryce Harper and Los Angeles’ Angels’ Mike Trout were called up Friday. Harper hasn’t been in the minors long — just 129 games — but injuries to Michael Morse and Ryan Zimmerman likely pushed up the timetable on Harper. Harper, a 19-year-old… View Article

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SeaWolves pregame notes for April 12

By | April 12, 2012 2:17 pm | 0 Comments


Starting lineups for Thursday’s Eastern League game between the Bowie Baysox and the Erie SeaWolves at Jerry Uht Park: Bowie Baysox (2-5): 1. Buck Britton LF, 2. L.J. Hoes CF, 3. Zelous Wheeler 3B, 4. Manny Machado SS, 5. Tyler Townsend DH, 6. Caleb Joseph C, 7. Robbie Widlansky RF, 8. Brandon Waring 1B, 9…. View Article

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Rays round up Rodney as reliever

By | January 5, 2012 9:36 am | Comments Off


The Tampa Bay Rays signed former Erie SeaWolves pitcher Fernando Rodney to a one-year contract, with an option for 2013. The right-hander reliever comes east from the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim, whom he played for the last two seasons. Rodney, 34, was signed as a free agent by the Detroit Tigers in 1997. The… View Article

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Angels surprise with Pujols, Wilson signings

By | December 8, 2011 11:43 am | Comments Off


For a team that wasn’t suppose to be in the running for baseball’s premier talent this offseason, the Los Angeles Angels made a huge splash in baseball’s  hot stove Thursday. The Angels signed former St. Louis Cardinals slugger Albert Pujols for 10 years and between $250million-$260 million, according to sources. As if signing one of… View Article

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