The Angels are in New York this weekend, to face the Mets at Citi Field. This is Mike Trout’s Citi Field career debut. Mets fans have been watching Citi Field brutalize Bryce Harper for some time now, and this is their first chance to get face time seeing what all the fuss is about concerning this guy who plays while they are sleeping.
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A Little Bit of Angels News
Commander Mayhood has launched a journalistic revolution. Yesterday he noted that Mike Trout is having the best year of his career, and he points out that nobody is talking about it. So immediately we find Deadspin jumping on the bandwagon, alerting everybody that Mike Trout is having the best year of his career…..That was followed up almost immediately by CBS Sports pimping out Mike Trout is playing like Mickey Mantle and much of America may be missing it………And, not to be left out, The Ringer gets in on the action. Mike Trout Is Hitting Better Than Ever…..So keep it going, Mayhood! Oh, and for the record, hey Matt Snyder of CBS Sports: if the sporting world is missing out on anything fantastic about Mike Trout, blame your own employer……………
Angels added something that might resemble an arm to their roster yesterday. Doug Fister was signed on. It’s a Major League Deal, so I suppose we have to take this one seriously. So, for starters, I’m going to link to the guy who broke the story, which was NOT the L:A Times or OC Register or ESPN/NBC/CBS/FOX. And did I say ESPN? Yeah. ESPN, forever the jackanapes of misappropriation report the Fister signing by way of “…a source told ESPN’s Buster Olney.“……….
Tyler Skaggs is cleared to run. Which would be a great thing if his forte was stealing bases………….
The Angels open tonight at Citi Field, facing the Mets. On the one hand, the Mets are a mere 16 and 23, having just lost 7 in a row. On the other hand, 6 of those losses came to hot teams…AND…the Angels …
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