Mat_gleason

Mat Gleason

  • joined Jun 28, 2010
  • last login Mar 13, 2012
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I am also known as Rev Halofan

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Angels Ace Race Up For Grabs

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With the track record of Jered Weaver's successful regular seasons juxtaposed with his terrible Spring Training track record, fans can be forgiven for still considering him the Angels ace as he...

12 Questions For Angels In Spring Training 2012

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2012 holds loads of promise, but questions abound about the Los Angeles Angels and where, when and if many players will play.

Which Current Angels 'Got To Go' With Albert Pujols & C.J. Wilson In Anaheim?

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In the words of Rex Hudler to an opposing strikeout victim, "He Got To Go." Which current Angels are the most likely to go in light of the acquisitions of Albert Pujols and C.J. Wilson?

World Series Memories: The Scott Spiezio Game, Halloween Mojo?

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Scott Spiezio's three run homer in Game 6 of the World Series was nine years ago tonight. What role did bad mojo on the part of the Giants play in the greatest Angels victory?

Tony Awards: Complete Tony Reagins Report Card

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Tony Reagins made a lot of significant moves in his four years as General Manager of the Angels. Here is a look back at all of them.

2011 Angels: What Went Wrong

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The Angels did not make the playoffs for the second year in a row. Here is a rundown of what went wrong in 2011.

Wikileaks: Indonesia Sought MLB Team in 2008

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An April 1, 2008 cable from the Jakarta embassy gave detailed descriptions of Indonesia's plans to have its own Major League Baseball team. The unclassified memo was recently published as part of the Wikileaks documents.

Yankees Spoil Garrett Richards Debut

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Garrett Richards ate some innings but was underwhelming as fifth starter option for the Angels in his major league debut on the road in the Bronx. With few options and Joel Piñeiro gascanning three innings late in the game , Richards appears to have at leas another turn in the rotation to redeem himself.

Jered Weaver: In Defense Of Headhunting

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Jered Weaver threw at a batter on behalf of the baseball. Headhunting is more about policing the game itself than it is about sending a message to one player or team.

MLB Trade Deadline Taunts, Tempts Angels

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With the trade deadline coming Sunday, would rookie defensive sensation Peter Bourjos help a pitching rich team somewhere for the next decade as well as returning assistance in Angels quest for a 2011 division title?

Twelve Game Road Trip Gave Angels New Life

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The Angels went 8-4 on a 12-game road trip that touched each corner of the country. Will this momentum carry to a 13-game homestand?

Scott Kazmir Released: Just Another Bad Angels Trade

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Scott Kazmir was a headline-grabbing acquisition when the Angels traded for him in August of 2009. Less than two years later he has been released, a $23.5 million bust.

Angels Comeback Stuns Twins

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The Angels mounted a shocking comeback, scoring 6 times in the final two innings to beat the Twins.

Angels Swoon Begs Question: Who Got To Go?

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The Angels have lost five straight, but overall they have been even worse since the end of the 2009 season. Who needs to be dumped right away?

Gio Gonzalez Two-Hits Angels in 14-0 Slaughter / Laugher

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Tyler Chatwood lost his second major league game but hardly looked like the only minor leaguer on the Angels. Meanwhile Oakland’s Gio Gonzalez looked nothing like the pitcher who gave up seven...

Chatwood, Angels Look To Even Short Oakland Series

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The Angels were decimated by Gio Gonzalez and the A's 4-0. The Halos managed two hits in the game, both were singles.

For The Angels' Mark Trumbo, It Is Now Or Never

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Mark Trumbo has put up the numbers, earned a chance and been given a window of opportunity. Is this enough to make Angels manager MIke Scioscia notice?

Are Angels Showcasing Tyler Chatwood For A Trade?

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Is Tyler Chatwood the Angels #5 pitcher or is he being auditioned on the major league stage for a trade?

2011 Angels Preview: Awaiting Mike Scioscia's Revelation

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In previewing the 2011 Angels, Mike Scioscia has all the elements he likes to mix together, but can he paint a masterpiece with them?

Garret Anderson's Unsung Angels Win Probability Magic

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Garret Anderson's quiet compiling of counting stat leads as an Angel is balanced with his advanced stat magic in the two most important games in franchise history.

2011 Angels Spring Training: Can Bobby Wilson Unseat Angels Millionaire Mathis?

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Bobby Wilson is the closest thing the Angels have to league average offensive catcher with major league experience.

2011 Spring Training: Scott Downs And Hisanori Takahashi Brighten Angels Pen

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With Jordan Walden and Scott Downs waiting in the wings, the Angels have anointed Fernando Rodney their closer going into spring training. But with the depth added by signing Downs and Hisanori Takahashi, is the pressure on Rodney or on the Angels?

2011 Spring Training: Angels' Ace Jered Weaver Among Pitchers And Catchers Reporting On Day One

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But now that the bad feelings of December have melted in the sunlight of Spring Training, let's look at the revamped Angels bullpen and the battles brewing among the hopefuls for membership in it.

Was Mike Napoli The Greatest Angels Catcher of All Time?

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Mike Napoli's career numbers rival that of any catcher in franchise history. Did the Angels just trade their greatest catcher ever?

Game of The Year: Rage Against The Angels

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The Angels Game of the Year was an extra inning come back, but the blown lead that made it possible bespoke a lousy road ahead.

Did Arte Moreno Just Throw In The 2011 Towel?

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Arte Moreno is not talking about winning this winter. Does he want to lose in order to finance a new stadium?

Can the Angels Back Up Their Bold Winter Meeting Talk?

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Arte Moreno and Tony Reagins are talking bold again. Do Angels fans hear an echo form other empty offseasons?

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