Tagged: ‘Los Angeles Angels’

National League’s top up and comers for 2017
March 7th, 2017 at 3:21 PM
***PHOTO1*** While the established stars such as Mike Trout, Bryce Harper and Clayton Kershaw need no introduction, and the big name prospects are having their name made by the plethora of 'top 100' lists that make minor league hype the machine that it is, there is a middle ground of...

Conforto making case to stick with Mets for the whole season
February 26th, 2017 at 6:42 PM
***PHOTO1*** PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. (AP) New York Mets manager Terry Collins has to figure out this spring which Michael Conforto he has - the outfielder who was a rookie sensation in 2015 or the one who was demoted in the middle of a terrible slump last year. Conforto's five-hit weekend...

Ranking the MLB divisions from toughest to easiest
February 19th, 2017 at 11:57 PM
***PHOTO1*** It's a general fact of life in Major League Baseball that some teams simply have more difficult roads to the postseason than others do. In 2016, the American League East produced three playoff teams and a fourth with a record over .500, while the Chicago Cubs won the National League...

Reliever Fernando Salas, Mets finalize $3M, 1-year deal
February 15th, 2017 at 11:34 AM
***PHOTO1*** NEW YORK (AP) Reliever Fernando Salas and the New York Mets have finalized a $3 million, one-year contract. The deal had been agreed to Feb. 3 pending a successful physical and was completed Wednesday. Salas can earn an additional ... Read Original Post at Sports Media 101 searches and...

AP source: Mets agree to re-sign Blevins, Salas in bullpen
February 3rd, 2017 at 10:52 PM
***PHOTO1*** NEW YORK (AP) Aiming to fill out their bullpen, the New York Mets are set to bring back a pair of important pieces from last year's playoff team. A person familiar with the deals says free-agent relievers Jerry Blevins and Fernando Salas have agreed to contract terms with the...