Hey! Remember all the times we said something like “We need a clubhouse leader.” or “Somebody on this team needs to step up and mentor the kids.” Mike Trout is contributing, even while he is injured. Here is the video of the result of Mike Trout’s tutelage.
Mike Trout himself resumed on-field workouts.
The 2022 Angels Spring Training Schedule is here.
Unfortunately, Patrick Sandoval has a lower back stress injury that might even end his season. I guess there’s a lot of that going around. Here is our local coverage of the injury.
Links About Former Angels
Michael Hermosillo hit a two run homer in his first start as a Cub.
Well that didn’t last long. Chris Ellis, selected to the Rays big club just two days earlier, was designated for assignment yesterday.
Andrew Heaney continues his string of *ahem* noteworthy achievements.
Trevor Bauer’s Restraining Order Hearing
Links From Around Baseball
Major League Baseball proposes a salary minimum of $100 Million per year. In order to make it happen a corresponding lowering of the luxury tax threshold to $180 Million is also being proposed. It looks like Perry Minasian’s job just got a little bit harder.
Chris Bassitt will undergo surgery to repair facial fractures he sustained when he was hit by a line drive.
Jack Morris was suspended indefinitely for his mock Japanese accent during Tuesday’s Angels-Tigers game.
Here is an article about a bunch of former baseball players who went broke in various ways. Some of it is sad. Some of it is more in the nature of “What was he thinking?”
Photo credit: Rex Fregosi