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Rays get Cron from Halos; Odorizzi to Twins
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The Rays completed a busy night of activity by trading Jake Odorizzi to the Twins for Minor League shortstop Jermaine Palacios, Minnesota’s No. 27 prospect per MLB Pipeline. Earlier in the evening, the Rays acquired first baseman C.J. Cron from the Angels for a player to be named, and they designated for assignment DH/left fielder […]

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Halos plan to play matchup game with bullpen
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The Angels refrained from naming an official closer in 2017, preferring to keep bullpen roles fluid and deploy their most effective relievers in high-leverage situations, regardless of the inning.

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How will Halos handle Ohtani's two-way play?
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All eyes will be on Shohei Ohtani when Angels camp opens next week. Ohtani, the Angels’ prized offseason acquisition, will officially kick off his bid to become the Majors’ first two-way star since Babe Ruth when he reports to the club’s training complex in Tempe, Ariz., for the start of Spring Training on Feb. 13. […]

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Halos in prime position to end playoff drought
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The Angels watched the playoffs go on without them for the third consecutive season after finishing five games behind the Twins in the American League Wild Card race in 2017. They haven’t won a postseason game since 2009, even with the incomparable Mike Trout on their roster for the past six seasons. This offseason, they […]

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Halos hope to feature Pujols more at 1B
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Among the more intriguing storylines to follow at Angels camp this spring will be how the club decides to manage its logjam at first base.

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Kinsler major 2B upgrade for revamped Halos
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This is the fourth installment of the Around the Horn series taking a position-by-position look at the projected starters and backups. We’ve examined at the Angels’ situations behind the plate, at third base and at shortstop. Today we’ll focus on second base.

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Halos sign veteran catcher Rivera to 1-year deal
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The Angels have added to their depth at catcher, agreeing to terms on a one-year contract with veteran Rene Rivera, the club announced Tuesday.

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Halos hope new pieces give lineup added punch
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After the Angels fell five games short of securing an American League Wild Card berth, general manager Billy Eppler made it clear in October that one of his primary objectives this offseason would be to improve the Angels’ offense.

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Halos will have MLB's third largest scoreboard
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Angel Stadium is getting a few notable upgrades this offseason. Daktronics, a South Dakota-based electronic scoreboard manufacturer, announced Monday that it will be continuing its partnership with the Angels by installing 14 LED displays amounting to more than 23,000 square feet at Angel Stadium ahead of the 2018 season.

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MLB.com FastCast: Phillies, Halos make moves: 12/15/17
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Multiple players find new homes for 2018 as the Phillies sign Carlos Santana and trade Freddy Galvis, plus the Angels sign Zack Cozart Check out http://MLB.com/video for more! About MLB.com: Former Commissioner Allan H. (Bud) Selig announced on January 19, 2000, that the 30 Major League Club owners voted unanimously to centralize all of Baseball’s […]

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Will offseason splash work for Halos this time?
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Every year, it seems, a team will do what the Angels are doing now, making deals and free-agent signings, reimagining themselves as a whole new kind of team.

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WM offer Halos chance to find finishing touch
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During the news conference to introduce Shohei Ohtani on Saturday, manager Mike Scioscia relished the impact of landing the Japanese two-way star but also acknowledged that work remains to be done for the Angels and their front office this offseason.

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