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13-15, 3rd in AL West
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58mChristina Kahrl

Angels' uphill climb just got even tougher

Angels GM Billy Eppler is up against big expectations with many obstacles in the way of winning -- and now his pitching staff appears to be crumbling.

Lineup: Angels (13-15) vs. Rays (12-14)

  • 1. Yunel Escobar, 3B (R)
  • 2. Daniel Nava, LF (S)
  • 3. Mike Trout, CF (R)
  • 4. Albert Pujols, DH (R)
  • 5. Kole Calhoun, RF (L)
  • 6. C.J. Cron, 1B (R)
  • 7. Andrelton Simmons, SS (R)
  • 8. Carlos Perez, C (R)
  • 9. Cliff Pennington, 2B (S)
  • SP: Corey Rasmus, RHP
  • Daily notes

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Angels GM: 'No intent or desire' to deal Trout

On Friday, Angels GM Billy Eppler adamantly shut down speculation that the team should consider trading star outfielder Mike Trout, saying that the Angels have "no intent or desire" to do so.

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Angels' rotation is in trouble

Although he had a losing record, Garrett Richards had been the Angels' best starting pitcher so far this season. Losing the right-hander to Tommy John surgery will be tough for Los Angeles to overcome.

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5hDavid Schoenfield

Five teams Tim Lincecum could end up with

Heading into Tim Lincecum's long-awaited pitching "showcase," David Shoenfield identifies five fits for the two-time Cy Young winner.

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High velocity hurting pitchers?

The three starters with the highest average fastball velocity since 2013 (minimum 500 innings) have all needed Tommy John surgery at one point in their careers.

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Losing Richards is big blow for Angels

Over the last three seasons, Garrett Richards has been much better than the rest of the starters in the Angels' rotation.

Jim Bowden ESPN Senior Writer 

Angels should give serious consideration in signing free agent Tim Lincecum in light of their most recent injury to Garrett Richards

Jim Bowden ESPN Senior Writer 

Garrett Richards has been diagnosed with a torn UCL in his right elbow and is out for the year with Tommy John surgery necessary. Jeff Passan of Yahoo Sports was first to report.

Ortega could lose job when Nava returns

Although Rafael Ortega has impressed during his time in left field for the Angels, manager Mike Scioscia indicated that Daniel Nava will reclaim the starting job once he returns from the disabled list. "We know Daniel Nava’s potential and what he could mean to our lineup," Scioscia said. "We definitely have to explore that." Orange County Register

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Trout, Harper have flipped scripts

While Bryce Harper has come back to Earth after his insane start to the season, Mike Trout has taken off at the plate to put his rough start behind him.

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Halos in playoffs? Hal-NO (2:33)
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Trout makes adjustments to get out of slump (0:30)

No timeline yet for Street

It’s been nearly a week since Huston Street strained his left oblique, but according to the OC Register, it's still too early to gauge his recovery. When asked about Street's status, manager Mike Scioscia said: “It’s calmed down but we’re not going to know where he is until he starts to get into some more physical activities and some rotational things and starts to throw." OC Register

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Trout ties game with long ball (0:21)
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Correa over Harper, Trout, and Machado (1:37)
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Forget the slow start, Trout is on fire now

Mike Trout's slow start is officially a thing of the past, as he now makes David Schoenfield's list of April All-Stars. The Angels center fielder is scorching the ball right now, hitting .413 with five homers in his past 12 games. Schoenfield: April All-Stars

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Skaggs diagnosed with biceps tendinitis

The Angels announced Monday that left-hander Tyler Skaggs -- who is currently rehabbing from Tommy John surgery -- has been diagnosed with biceps tendinitis and will rest for another week before being re-evaluated. Orange County Register

Team Stats

  • Batting
  • Pitching
Runs10523rd
Batting Average.24615th
On Base Percentage.31518th
Slugging Percentage.37325th
Earned Run Average3.8513th
Quality Starts11Tied-19th
WHIP1.3014th
BAA.25114th

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