Category Archives: Los Angeles Angels

Scouting Report: Nick Maronde (LHP)

BLUF: Lefty with two plus pitches; injury history that may keep him in relief role. The Player: Nick Maronde (LHP, Los Angeles Angels) – Maronde was the Angels third round pick in 2011, and dominated the Pioneer League with a … Continue reading

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2013 Los Angeles Angels Top 15 Prospects

Last year the Angels Top 15 was fun to put together, only because it gave me yet another excuse to talk to industry folks about the greatness of Mike Trout. It really was fun. You could start talking about any … Continue reading

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Accountability Check: Angels 2012 Top 15 Prospects

Los Angeles Angels 2012 Top 15 Prospects (12/14/11) Last year’s Angels rankings were both very easy and very difficult. Ranking Mike Trout number one in this system was quite possibly the easiest thing I’ve had to do in my career … Continue reading

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Scouting the Swap: Greinke Goes to Cali

As first reported by the good folks (Jon Morosi and Ken Rosenthal) over at Fox Sports, the Brewers have agreed to trade right-hander Zach Greinke to the Los Angeles Angels in exchange for infielder Jean Segura and right-handers Ariel Pena … Continue reading

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Scouting Report: Kaleb Cowart (3B)

BLUF: Switch hitter with power and defense, but must improve hitting ability to reach ceiling. The Player: Kaleb Cowart (3B, Los Angeles Angels) – Picked by the Angels in the 1st round in 2010, signing late and playing in only … Continue reading

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2012 Post-Draft Notes: American League West

Los Angeles Angels When you go out and sign CJ Wilson and Albert Pujols during the offseason, you probably aren’t going to have very many early picks in the draft. That was the case with the Angels this year as … Continue reading

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2012 Impact Prospects: American League West

An early look at prospects to watch in 2012 continues with a tour through the American League West. Tuesday’s breakdown of potential impact prospects from the National League West can be found here. The Los Angeles Angels made tons of … Continue reading

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Scouting Report: Mike Trout (OF)

Bottom Line Up Front (BLUF): Elite talent that should contribute in every phase of the game as soon as late 2012. The Player: Mike Trout (OF, Los Angeles Angels) – A bit under-scouted in 2009 because of weather and teams … Continue reading

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2012 Los Angeles Angels Top 15 Prospects

The Angels system is headlined by an electric prospect and one of the top two prospects in the game in Mike Trout. That said, the list becomes very jumbled and open to interpretation behind Trout with opinions varying wildly from … Continue reading

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