9/25 Angels Rankings – Position Players

Angels, Rankings
My rankings include the entire 40 man roster . These rankings were compiled with the help of MLB stats, FanGraphs, misc. data, personal opinion, and some fairy dust I found hidden in Shoemaker's beard. Updates to List: None Rank Player Last Week Change High Low Comments 1 Mike Trout 1 - 1 6 Another stolen base, .313Avg took a homer and gave a homer.  Good Trout week 2 Albert Pujols 2 - 2 3 Still playing well and drove in 7 last week 3 Howie Kendrick 3 - 3 6 .350 OBP.  The #4 spot is still working for Howie! 4 David Freese 6 +2 2 8 Mr. September!  Freese seems to like the pressure and hit 2 big ones last week. 5 Kole Calhoun 4 -1 2 6 Rough…
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9/18 Angels Rankings – Position Players

Angels, Rankings
My rankings include the entire 40 man roster . These rankings were compiled with the help of MLB stats, FanGraphs, misc. data, personal opinion, and some fairy dust I found hidden in Shoemaker's beard. The Angels offense absolutely exploded last week.  Some incredible run production! Updates to List: None Rank Player Last Week Change High Low Comments 1 Mike Trout 1 - 1 6 Amazing week for Trout with 2 Hr, 2 triples, 2 doubles, 10 runs scored and an insane 1.411 OPS 2 Albert Pujols 2 - 2 3 Continuing his good season and nearly hit for the cycle.  That's right - Pujols hit a triple! 3 Howie Kendrick 3 - 3 6 On fire with a .429 average and a home run 4 Kole Calhoun 5 +1 2…
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9/18 Angels Rankings – Pitchers

Angels, pitching, Rankings
My rankings include the entire 40 man roster - not just the active 25 man. These rankings were compiled with the help of MLB stats, FanGraphs, misc. data, personal opinion, and some fairy dust I found hidden in Shoemaker's beard. An asterisk* means the player was not on the active roster at the time of this posting. Updates to List: Joe Thatcher was removed from the DL Added Jairo Diaz Rank Player Last Week Change High Low Comments 1 Jered Weaver 1 - 1 5 Weaver was an ace last week and was in top of his career form against the Astros on Saturday when he struck out 12 over 7 innings. 2 Joe Smith 2 - 2 4 Perfect in 2 innings pitched 3 Huston Street 3 -  1…
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Angels Power Rankings – Position Players – September 8th

Angels, Rankings
My rankings include the entire 40 man roster - not just the active 25 man. These rankings were compiled with the help of MLB stats, FanGraphs, misc. data, personal opinion, and some fairy dust I found hidden in Shoemaker's beard. Everyone chipped in last week as the Angels had a different hero just about every game.  Teamwork! Updates to List: Ryan Wheeler was removed from the 40 man roster. Moved everyone up 1 spot from O'Malley on down with the removal of Wheeler Rank Player Last Week Change High Low Comments 1 Mike Trout 1 - 1 6 Another homerun, stolen base and .286.  A decent week for anyone else but a let down for some Trout fans. 2 Albert Pujols 3 +1 2 3 7 for 26 last week…
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Angels Power Rankings – Pitchers – September 1st

Angels, pitching, Rankings
My rankings include the entire 40 man roster - not just the active 25 man. These rankings were compiled with the help of MLB stats, FanGraphs, misc. data, personal opinion, and some fairy dust I found hidden in Shoemaker's beard. An asterisk* means the player was not on the active roster at the time of this posting. Updates to List: September call-ups included Cam Bedrosian, Matt LeBlanc, Vinnie Pestano Cory Rasmus was shuffled down to AAA then back up Dane De La Rosa was removed from the 40 man Caleb Clay was removed from the 40 man Michael Kohn was removed from the 40 man Rank Player Last Week Change High Low Comments 1 Matt Shoemaker 1 - 1 13 Currently has a 21.2 scoreless inning streak. I'd be okay…
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Angels Power Rankings – Position Players – September 1st

Angels, Rankings
My rankings include the entire 40 man roster - not just the active 25 man. These rankings were compiled with the help of MLB stats, FanGraphs, misc. data, personal opinion, and some fairy dust I found hidden in Shoemaker's beard. An asterisk* means the player was not on the active roster at the time of this posting. Updates to List: September call-ups included Brennan Boesch, Efren Navarro, Tony Campana, John Buck, CJ Cron, Luis Jimenez, Shawn O'Malley Grant Green was removed from the DL JB Shuck was removed from the 40 man roster Rank Player Last Week Change High Low Comments 1 Mike Trout 2 +1 1 6 2 more home runs (sound like a broken record from last week).  Also had the team's only stolen base last week. Wait…
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Angels Power Rankings – Position Players – August 25th

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My rankings include the entire 40 man roster - not just the active 25 man. These rankings were compiled with the help of MLB stats, FanGraphs, misc. data, personal opinion, and some fairy dust I found hidden in Shoemaker's beard. I moved some people around a lot last week.  Mostly to anticipate where they will be with the roster expands. An asterisk* means the player was not on the active roster at the time of this posting. Updates to List: Brennan Boesch was sent back down to Salt Lake Grant Green began his rehab assignment and was removed from the DL Gordon Beckham was acquired from the White Sox because we like mediocre infielders. Rank Player Last Week Change High Low Comments 1 Kole Calhoun 1 - 2 6 Pretty…
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Playoff Chances

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The Nationals now hold a record that will be tough to beat in 2014 given the limited number of games left.  Last night they walked off with their 10th win in a row.  It's pretty certain the Nats are heading to the playoffs.  Who else is going?  What's the current state of the contenders? American League: Sure Things: Orioles - According to ESPN, they have a 97.4% chance of making the playoffs.  They have been hot lately, riding a 4 game win streak and winning 7 of their last 10. Royals - 72.6% chance.  They have been flying high while Detroit is doing their best to beat themselves.  They have a slim 1.5 game lead over the Tigers. Angels & Athletics - Nearly tied at 98%+ chance.  The two best…
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Angels Power Rankings – Pitchers – August 18th

Angels, Rankings
My rankings include the entire 40 man roster - not just the active 25 man. These rankings were compiled with the help of MLB stats, FanGraphs, misc. data, personal opinion, and some fairy dust I found hidden in Shoemaker's beard. An asterisk* means the player was not on the active roster at the time of this posting. Updates to List: Mike Morin was activated from the DL and recalled from the minors Caleb Clay was was removed from the 40 man roster Vinnie Pestano was sent to Salt Lake Rank Player Last Week Change High Low Comments 1 Garrett Richards 2 +1 1 4 Another win for G Rich 2 Huston Street 1 +1  1 4 Okay you get  one blown game.   No more for the rest of the…
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Angels Power Rankings – Position Players – August 18th

Angels, Rankings
My rankings include the entire 40 man roster - not just the active 25 man. These rankings were compiled with the help of MLB stats, FanGraphs, misc. data, personal opinion, and some fairy dust I found hidden in Shoemaker's beard. Holy Trout suckage.  Despite some really bad offensive performances but some of the best Angels, the Angels (at least for the moment) have the best record in baseball and sit atop the AL West. An asterisk* means the player was not on the active roster at the time of this posting. Updates to List: Brennan Boesch was called up from the minors Rank Player Last Week Change High Low Comments 1 Kole Calhoun 4 +3 2 6 Thank god for Calhoun. 2 home runs last week.  Led the team with…
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