Tearing it up in VWL

Angels, minors, VWL
Only the die-hard baseball fans probably even know there IS a Venezuelan Winter League going on right now.  And yes, the Angels have some players staying warm in the Caribbean.  Most notably - Left handed pitcher Jose Alvarez and new backup catcher - Carlos Perez. Alvarez is tearing up the mound with a league leading 6 wins.  He is showing some control as well with a 1.02 WHIP and 1.74 ERA.  Alvarez has seen time starting (6 appearances) and in relief (12 appearances).  Overall, he is impresses down south and hopefully that bodes well come spring. Carlos Perez was not overly impressive in the Pacific league this past year though he did have a .709 OPS.  in Venezuela is showing some wood with a very impressive .896 OPS and .373 OBP.…
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Angels in Arizona

Angels, minors
Unfortunately I'm not talking about spring training, though hopefully we can blink and that will be here!  What I am talking about is the Arizona Fall League and the 8 Angels prospects currently playing there.  How the heck are they all doing after just over a week of play? Position Players: Kaleb Cowart - This top 4 Angels prospect is batting a dismal .069 with 29 at bats and only 2 hits.  Considering the meek numbers he has put up in 2013 and 2014 for Arkansas, he's feeling less and less "top". Chad Hinshaw - Hinshaw is doing ok so far with a .250 average in 20 at bats.  Three of his 5 hits have been doubles so he appears to be hitting the ball when he does hit. Eric Stamets…
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