Our own Turk’s Teeth has been touting Jared Walsh for years both publicly and in our group chat. Others are starting to take note as well. Is Walsh the replacement for Pujols? At any rate, savor this moment as the years of toil and sacrifice are paying off and he’s living out his dream.
More meaningful than all of the other hardware in his trophy case, Mike Trout is the Angels nominee for the Roberto Clemente Award and you can vote for him here. It is pretty incredible and inspiring to see what the other team’s candidates are doing to improve the world as well.
MLB Power Rankings are out and the Angels are at our lucky number 27.
Accomplishing this while having two legitimate MVP candidates on the roster is incredible. The folks at the betting window are calling this a very tight race. If I had a vote it would be Bieber all day.
In the NL, my money is firmly on Fernando Tatis Jr. His Padres will take on the logo stealing team in Chavez Ravine this week and first place could change hands.
There was a bit of a scuffle between the two teams Monday night.
SF fan favorite Pablo “Panda” Sandoval has found another new home. I’ve seen him interacting with fans at Spring Training. He loves the game, loves the fans, and will play until somebody tells him he can’t.
Hope you are safe and well. We have a couple of weeks of Angels baseball to go, let’s enjoy it while it lasts.