Tagged: los angeles angels

Baseball's Minor Leaguers Eye Major Money

by Todd Traub 12/17/2012 12:00 am

Amateur players out of high school or college are either good enough to get drafted by one of the 30 major league teams or impressive enough in a tryout to draw interest as a free agent. Either way, they will sign a contract and be assigned to their new team’s minor league system, going through organizational spring training and then receiving their first assignments.

Arkansan Baseball Player Torii Hunter Heads to Detroit in $26M Deal

by Arkansas Business Staff 11/14/2012 11:38 am

ESPN reports Los Angeles Angels outfielder Torii Hunter (Pine Bluff) has reached an agreement with the Detroit Tigers on a new, two-year contract worth $26 million.

Traub: Don't Blame St. Louis Cardinals For Abusing Imperfect MLB Playoff Structure

by Todd Traub 10/22/2012 8:35 am

The Major League Baseball playoff format is what it is: an imperfect system that leaves out teams who performed better than some postseason clubs. Let's consider a better way to make that long regular season count.

Torii Hunter

by Tre Baker 10/1/2012 10:06 am

Winner of multiple Gold Gloves making his case to stay in Orange County.

Travelers To Remain Angels Farm Team In New Deal

by Associated Press 9/17/2012 2:45 pm

The Class AA Travelers made the announcement on Monday that the affiliation with the Angels will run through the 2014 season.

Adam Greenberg

by Todd Traub 8/31/2012 10:02 am

Hopefully, the next big league at-bat would go better than the last for a former Trav.

Traub: All Tremble Before Angels' Budding Star, Former Traveler Outfielder Mike Trout

by Todd Traub 7/24/2012 4:30 pm

Former Arkansas Traveler and Texas League All-Star Mike Trout is going after bigger fish with the Los Angeles Angels these days. But those who saw him play at Arkansas last year should not be surprised he is bidding for American League Rookie of the Year or even MVP.

Mike Trout

by Tre Baker 7/23/2012 9:26 am

Former Arkansas Traveler gaining praise.

All-Star Roster Missing Arkansans, Not Arkansas Connections

by Todd Traub 7/9/2012 12:07 pm

Just a little digging reveals several members of this year's Major League All-Star squads have more than a passing acquaintance with the Natural State, including the son of a former quarterback Razorback fans might remember a little too well.

Torii Hunter

by MLB.com 6/14/2012 8:59 am

Pine Bluff does more than just bounce back from two-week absence.

Logan Forsythe

by Tre Baker 6/6/2012 9:04 am

Former Razorback hits game-winning home run, his first in the majors.

Torii Hunter

by Tre Baker 5/30/2012 8:43 am

Angels see their outfielder coming back into action after two-week absence.

The Angels

by Tre Baker 5/15/2012 9:22 am

Torii Hunter takes leave to take care of some disturbing family business.

Jered Weaver

by 5/3/2012 8:46 am

Angels pitcher gets no-hitter with a little help from his friends.

A Fair Shake For the Travelers and Naturals

by Todd Traub 4/18/2012 11:06 am

The Arkansas Travelers and Northwest Arkansas Naturals begin the 2012 portion of their Texas League schedule Thursday. Sparks have flown between the clubs at times, but the modern Texas League isn't really known for hot-blooded rivalries.

Travs Win Opener While Hooks Thump Naturals

by Todd Traub 4/5/2012 10:30 pm

The Arkansas Travelers scratched out a run in the sixth inning to win a pitcher's duel over the Midland RockHounds in the Texas League opener Thursday Night at Dickey-Stephens Park. Corpus Christi broke open its game against Northwest Arkansas with a seven-run sixth.

Travelers, Naturals Big Part of Minor League Tradition

by Todd Traub 4/4/2012 11:19 am

The Arkansas Travelers begin their latest Texas League season against Midland on Thursday while the Northwest Arkansas Naturals open on the road at Corpus Christi. The season marks the return of pro baseball and other assorted attractions in true minor league style.

Jim Harris: All-Arkansas Affair For Texas League North Playoff

by Jim Harris 9/7/2011 3:23 pm

Though we'd love to see the Arkansas Travelers at the full strength they exhibited back in June with center-fielder Mike Trout leading the way, it's hard to fault the Los Angeles Angels organization for the product they'll put on the field in Travs uniforms this week in the Texas League Playoffs.

California Angels

by Tre Baker 7/19/2011 8:56 am

Anaheim, er, Los Angeles has an outfield with the best of experienced and young talent.

Angels Blow Lead in 9th, Lose to Dodgers 3-2

by The Associated Press 6/27/2011 10:20 am

Angels manager Mike Scioscia was involved in plenty of close plays at the plate during his days as an All-Star catcher for the Los Angeles Dodgers. He watched another one from the dugout in the Freeway Series finale.