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Who Will Break the Home Run Record?

Records are meant to be broken, they say; that goes for the home run records especially. Babe Ruth hit 60 home runs in 1927. Roger Maris hit 61 in ’61. McGwire (70) and Sosa (66) battled for the record in 1998. Barry Bonds is now the man on top after …

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Joe Maddon returns to his roots

From the Los Angeles Angels to the Rays, to the Chicago Cubs and now back to the Angels, Joe Maddon is not done with his career yet. During the offseason, he signed a three-year contract with the L.A. Angels as the team’s new manager. Maddon’s first professional experience was with …

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Angels are retooled and hopeful heading into 2020 season

Los Angeles Angels' Mike Trout, left, and Shohei Ohtani watch batting practice during spring training baseball practice, Monday, Feb. 17, 2020, in Tempe, Ariz. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings)

Mike Trout. Anthony Rendon. Shohei Ohtani. The Los Angeles Angels are not lacking star power. They have perhaps the best player ever leading their team, along with one of the best third basemen in the MLB and a new-age Babe Ruth. Yes. pic.twitter.com/ZJI2yqprot — Los Angeles Angels (@Angels) February 19, …

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Angels Land Big Fish in Joe Maddon

The Los Angeles Angels were able to reel in the biggest fish in the lake. They got Joe Maddon, previously the manager of the Chicago Cubs and Tampa Bay Rays, to come back to where it all began. He previously spent 31 years with the Angels organization, 12 in the …

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MVP Candidate Mike Trout Out for the Year

Angels’ Mike Trout is injured for his third season in a row. Trout has Morton’s neuroma, which is a thickening of the tissue around a nerve in the ball of the foot. Since the beginning of the 2017 season, Mike has led the major leagues in the cumulative statistic WAR. …

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Yelich, Trout Headline 2019 MLB All Star Game in Cleveland

The National League will look to rock the “Rock and Roll Capital of the World” by winning the 2019 MLB All-Star Game in Cleveland, Ohio and put an end to the American League’s six-year All-Star Game winning streak. The Rosters Neither team made changes to their starting lineups. All replacements …

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Los Angeles Angels Win First Game Following Skaggs’ Passing

Just one day after the passing of pitcher Tyler Skaggs, the Los Angeles Angels took the field without their teammate. They returned to the diamond Tuesday night for their matchup against the Texas Rangers. The Angels picked up the 9-4 win over the Rangers. While the win brought momentary bliss, …

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Bigger Than Baseball: MLB Mourns the Loss of Tyler Skaggs

Slated to play the Texas Rangers on Monday, the Los Angeles Angels flew to Southlake, Texas on Sunday. Announcing the team’s arrival, Angels pitcher Tyler Skaggs took to his Instagram posting a picture of him and his teammates donning cowboy hats. https://www.instagram.com/p/BzWu_niB_yg/?utm_source=ig_web_copy_link However, Skaggs and the Angels’ visit to Southlake …

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Mike Trout talks major contract extension with Angels

Seven-time All Star and two-time American League MVP Mike Trout seems pretty content with his long-time commitment to the Angels. 27-year-old Trout signed a 12-year, $430 million contract on March 20 with the Los Angeles Angels. The contract set the record for the largest sports contract in history. His contract …

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Braves Look to Build Off Exciting 2018 Season

After surpassing all expectations in 2018, the Atlanta Braves cinderella story of a season came to an end after the Los Angeles Dodgers defeated them in four games of the National League Division Series. Thanks to young stars such as Ronald Acuna and Ozzie Albies, the Braves were able to …

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