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Dodger fan club to boo Astros at Angels' opener

With the Astros and Dodgers not scheduled to play each other in the regular season, a group of Dodger fans is snapping up tickets to the Angels' home opener against the Astros with plans to vent its frustration over the sign-stealing scandal.

Alden Gonzalez ESPN Staff Writer 

MLB and the MLBPA released a statement that said no major or minor league player has received a therapeutic use exemption for human-growth hormone since the joint drug program began in 2006. This came after Scott Brosius' son alleged on Instagram that Mike Trout had a TUE to use HGH to treat a thyroid issue.

Alden Gonzalez ESPN Staff Writer 

The newly acquired Matt Andriese will go to camp as a starter, which puts the Angels' starting-pitching depth at 11. The group, in rough order: Shohei Ohtani, Julio Teheran, Dylan Bundy, Andrew Heaney, Griffin Canning, Andriese, Patrick Sandoval, Jose Suarez, Jaime Barría, Dillon Peters, Felix Peña.

Alden Gonzalez ESPN Staff Writer 

The Angels announced that they have acquired RHRP Matt Andriese from the Diamondbacks in exchange for minor league SP Jeremy Beasley. Andriese, 30, had a 4.71 ERA and a 1.40 WHIP last season, but struck out 79 batters in 70 2/3 innings.

Alden Gonzalez ESPN Staff Writer 

Today's punishment could be a boon for the Angels — and A's and Rangers — who are trying desperately to retake the Astros in the AL West this season. Jim Crane suddenly needs a new GM and manager, though one fact remains — his Astros remain supremely talented, and none of their players will be suspended.

Alden Gonzalez ESPN Staff Writer 

Carli Skaggs, the widow of the late Tyler Skaggs, threw out the ceremonial first pitch at a celebrity softball game in support of the California Strong foundation, an event Tyler attended last year. Carli is ambidextrous and said she wanted to imitate his delivery. She pulled it off.

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19dESPN.com

2020 MLB arbitration tracker

Friday was the deadline for teams and arbitration-eligible players to agree on salaries or exchange desired numbers for 2020. Recapping a hectic day of contract decisions.

Jeff Passan ESPN 

Reliever Keynan Middleton and the Los Angeles Angels are in agreeement on a one-year, $800,000 deal

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19d

Angels strike agreements with Bedrosian, Stassi

Relief pitcher Cam Bedrosian agreed to a $2.8 million, one-year contract with the Los Angeles Angels on Thursday that avoided arbitration, and catcher Max Stassi struck an $800,000, one-year deal.

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23d

Angels acquire RHP Keller from Marlins for Estrada

Kyle Keller, 26, made his major league debut last Aug. 4 and pitched in 10 games for the Marlins. The Angels signed Jose Estrada, 19, as an international free agent one year ago.

Alden Gonzalez ESPN Staff Writer 

Angels GM Billy Eppler said during the winter meetings that if he didn't get the starting pitching he wanted, he would counter by trying to beef up the bullpen. It might be interesting to see how aggressive the Angels are in the reliever market moving forward. If they truly want to contend, they need more pitching.

Alden Gonzalez ESPN Staff Writer 

The Angels splurged on 3B Anthony Rendon, then got a starting pitcher (Julio Teheran) and their starting catcher (Jason Castro) with one-year deals that totaled less than $16M. They had higher aspirations for both spots, but they upgraded nonetheless while maintaining flexibility.

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26d

Sources: Ex-Twins C Castro agrees with Angels

Veteran catcher Jason Castro, who hit 13 homers with 30 RBIs last year with the Twins, has agreed to a one-year, $6.85 million contract with the Angels, sources told ESPN's Jeff Passan. The deal is pending a physical.

Jeff Passan ESPN 

Catcher Jason Castro and the Los Angeles Angels are in agreement on a one-year, $6.85M deal, pending physical, sources tell ESPN. Castro rounds out an Angels lineup that added Anthony Rendon and should have top outfield prospect Jo Adell in the big leagues early this season.

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38d

Eppler: Teheran gives Angels' rotation 'stability'

Angels GM Billy Eppler believes new acquisition Julio Teheran will bring "stability and certainty" to a rotation that had the second-highest ERA in the major leagues last season.

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40dAlden Gonzalez

Ohtani completes final step in Tommy John rehab

The Angels' Shohei Ohtani completed the final step in his rehabilitation from Tommy John surgery and will return to Japan, where he'll recover for his anticipated return to a two-way role next season.

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Team Stats

  • Pitching
  • Batting
Earned Run Average5.1225th
Quality Starts2226th
WHIP1.3822nd
BAA.25418th
Runs769Tied-15th
Batting Average.24718th
On Base Percentage.32415th
Slugging Percentage.42220th