The MLB Trade Rumors arbitration projections are out. The Angels have twelve decisions to make.
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Bruce Bochy would consider returning to a role as manager. So far he has not had an interview this year. For his own part, Tony La Russa is excited at the opportunity to interview for the White Sox field manager position.
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George Springer hit a home run on the first pitch of ALCS game 5 to give the Astros the early lead. The Tampa Bay Rays are taking extra precautions against sign stealing by the Astros. Can you blame them? A fan down at Petco Park used a megaphone to heckle the Astros in detail. This article argues that the Rays lack aesthetic appeal and that baseball is suffering as a result. Kenley Jansen was reduced to mop up duty on Wednesday. Aaron Boone seems to be in a little bit of denial about what just happened to the Yankees. At least Luke Voit is aware that the Yankees lost to the Rays. Jose Altuve’s yips are back. The Astros won game 5. The Braves won their game 4.
Former Angel Gary Pettis is battling multiple myeloma. Get well soon, Gary!