Angels Press Releases
Angels name Matt Swanson director of scouting
The Angels today announced Matt Swanson has been named the Club's Director of Scouting. Today's announcement was made by Angels General Manager Billy Eppler. Swanson will oversee the scouting and signing of amateur players.
Angels to host "Ducks Night" at Angel Stadium tomorrow night
The Angels will host "Ducks Night" at Angel Stadium on Tuesday, August 16th vs. the Seattle Mariners and will feature pregame and in-game activities involving the ballclub and the NHL's Anaheim Ducks.
Angels host Mariners and Yankees in seven-game homestand
The Angels return to the Big A for a seven-game homestand beginning Monday at 7:05 p.m. vs. the Seattle Mariners (Monday, August 15 - Thursday, August 18). The homestand ends Sunday, August 21 after a three-game set against the New York Yankees (Friday, August 19 - Sunday, August 21). Below is a look at the special events, promotions, and giveaways taking place at Angel Stadium during the homestand.
Angels acquire RHP Alex Meyer and RHP Ricky Nolasco from Minnesota
The Angels today acquired RHP Alex Meyer and RHP Ricky Nolasco from the Minnesota Twins in exchange for LHP Hector Santiago and RHP Alan Busenitz. Today's announcement was made by Angels General Manager Billy Eppler.
Angels' Mike Trout selected to AL All-Star team for fifth straight season
Outfielder Mike Trout has been chosen to start for the American League in the 2016 Major League All-Star Game, to be played July 12 at Petco Park in San Diego, CA. He is just the third Angels player to be selected as a starter in four consecutive All-Star Games, joining Vladimir Guerrero (2004-07) and Rod Carew (1980-84).
Angels conclude 2016 First-Year Player Draft
The Angels selected 30 players on day three of the 2016 First-Year Player Draft, as announced by Angels' Director, Scouting Ric Wilson.
Angels select eight players on Day 2 of 2016 First-Year Player Draft
The Angels selected eight players during rounds 3-10 today in the 2016 First-Year Player Draft, as announced by Director, Scouting Ric Wilson. The Halos draft as it currently stands features four prep and six collegiate draftees.
Angels make two selections on first day of 2016 MLB First-Year Player Draft
The Angels selected catcher Matt Thaiss out of the University of Virginia (1st round, 16th overall) and outfielder Brandon Marsh (2nd round, 60th overall) from Buford High School (Buford, GA) on the first day of the 2016 First-Year Player Draft. The announcements were made by Angels' Director of Scouting Ric Wilson.
Angels select Thaiss with first pick (16th overall) in Draft
The Angels selected catcher Matt Thaiss out of the University of Virginia, as their first pick (1st round, 16th overall) in the 2016 First-Year Player Draft. The announcement was made by Angels' Director of Scouting Ric Wilson.