This article is about how aggressive the Angels have been about promoting recent draftees. Maybe it’s confidence in the player development system. Maybe they just really need those guys. Here is a short clip of Shohei Ohtani getting rained on in Boston. Zach Neto got his first big league hit yesterday. Now that’s out of the way. Ryan Tepera is officially on the injured list with right shoulder inflammation. The Angels outrighted David Fletcher. He is no longer on the 40 man roster.
You can submit your questions for Wednesday’s MLBTR Podcast here. Zach Neto is one of their five “Big Hype Prospects” this week. Oakland has an opossum infesting its visiting television broadcast booth. It’s been in there since opening day and they haven’t been able to catch it.
Giancarlo Stanton will miss four to six weeks due to his hamstring injury. Max Fried is back from the injured list but the Braves just placed Lucas Luetje on the IL in his place. Gus Varland of the Brewers took a 105 mph Manny Machado liner off his hand and jaw but will apparently avoid the injured list.
Pablo Lopez and the Twins agreed to an extension pending a physical. Cooper “The Amazing” Criswell just got selected by the Tampa Bay Rays. The Red Sox made a whole bunch of roster moves ahead of Monday’s game.
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