Angels Press Releases
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.
Angels and Rod Carew to Launch Heart of 29 with the American Heart Association
The Los Angeles Angels, in partnership with baseball legend Rod Carew and his wife Rhonda, will launch a year-long campaign to promote awareness of cardiovascular disease. The Heart of 29 campaign honors the Carew's wish to assist the American Heart Association following the Hall of Famer's recent heart attack and subsequent surgery. Rod had an LVAD (left ventricular assist device) implanted during surgery and is anticipating the possibility of a heart transplant.
Angels roster moves: June 7
Today the Angels have made the following transactions.
Angels hit a grand slam by partnering with The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf®
The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf®, Southern California's homegrown specialty coffee and tea retailer for over 50 years, and the Los Angeles Angels are proud to announce the beverage brand as their official coffee sponsor. This marks the beginning of a multi-year partnership with The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf® as the sole coffee provider at Angel Stadium.
Angels Sign RHP Tim Lincecum
The Angels today announced the club has signed two-time National League Cy Young Award winner Tim Lincecum to a 2016 contract. Today's announcement was made by General Manager Billy Eppler.