Los Angeles Angels

Los Angeles Angels

The Los Angeles Angels is a professional American baseball franchise that is based in Anaheim, California. The Angels as a member club of the American League (AL) West Division, competes in a Major League Baseball (MBL). Since 1966, Angeles has been playing home games at Angel Stadium. Likewise, the current franchise was established as one of the league’s first two expansion teams by the team’s first owner, Gene Autry (1907-1998), in 1961. Autry was famous as the cowboy actor in 1930s to 1950s in the series of films, and later was the subject of the Gene Autry Western Heritage Museum.

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The “Angeles” name was taken by Autry to tribute to the previous original Los Angeles Angels, which was a Minor League franchise in the Pacific Coast League, and from 1903 to 1957 played in the South Central Los Angeles. Likewise, he bought the rights to the Angeles name from the Los-Angeles Dodgers owner, Walter O’Malley. Moreover, he is the one who had acquired the PCL franchise from Philip K. Wrigley. Also the owner of the parent Chicago Cubs as a part of the Dodgers’ move to Southern California.

Los Angeles Angels roster:

Active roster

Pitchers

Starting rotation

  • 28 Andrew Heaney, as well as
  • 52 Dillon Peters
  • 43 Patrick Sandoval
  • 54 José Suárez

Bullpen

  • 32 Cam Bedrosian, as well as
  • 31 Ty Buttrey
  • 53 Trevor Cahill
  • 67 Taylor Cole
  • 40 Luis García
  • 49 Adalberto Mejía
  • 66 J. C. Ramírez
  • 63 José Rodríguez

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Closer

  • 57 Hansel Robles

Catchers

  • 48 Anthony Bemboom, as well as
  • 33 Max Stassi

Infielders

  • 6 David Fletcher, as well as
  • 5 Albert Pujols
  • 4 Luis Rengifo
  • 23 Matt Thaiss
  • 19 Wilfredo Tovar

Outfielders

  • 56 Kole Calhoun, as well as
  • 18 Brian Goodwin
  • 27 Mike Trout
  • 8 Justin Upton

Designated hitters

  • 17 Shohei Ohtani

Inactive roster:

Pitchers

  • 38 Justin Anderson, as well as
  • 39 Luke Bard
  • 51 Jaime Barría
  • 47 Griffin Canning
  • 65 Jake Jewell
  • 73 Luis Madero
  • 24 Noé Ramirez
  • 35 Nick Tropeano

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Catchers

  • 44 Kevan Smith

Infielders

  • 41 Justin Bour, as well as
  • 9 Tommy La Stella
  • 2 Andrelton Simmons
  • 25 Jared Walsh
  • 3 Taylor Ward

Outfielders

  • 21 Michael Hermosillo

Coaches/Other

Manager

  • 12 Brad Ausmus

Coaches

  • 68 Andrew Bailey (bullpen), as well as
  • 92 Manny Del Campo (bullpen catcher)
  • 62 Jesús Feliciano (first base)
  • 86 Mike Gallego (third base)
  • 93 Justin Hatcher (bullpen catcher)
  • 80 Matt Martin (coaching assistant)
  • 82 José Molina (catching)
  • 77 Jeremy Reed (hitting)
  • 88 Josh Paul (bench)
  • 55 Paul Sorrento (hitting instructor)
  • 74 Doug White (pitching)
  • 76 Shawn Wooten (assistant hitting)

60-day injured list

  • 7 Zack Cozart, as well as
  • 99 Keynan Middleton
  • 64 Félix Peña

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