Salt Lake might not have looked great earlier in the weekend against Tucson, but Sunday was really something as the Sidewinders topped the Bees' total offensive output for the night in three separate innings. Fortunately, the pitching was solid elsewhere as Jesse Smith, Nick Adenhart, Robert Mosebach, Sean O'Sullivan and Esmerlin Jimenez all turned in solid efforts.
July 24, 2006
Each of the Angels' affiliates played one-run contests on Monday, but only Cedar Rapids - behind the strong pitching of Tommy Mendoza - got a win. While Bartolo Colon got knocked around in his final rehab start for the Bees, it was Quakes' reliever Kevin Lynch who had the worst night in the system.
June 13, 2006
We caught up with Angels' director of player development last week to discuss the club's strategy for developing talent and to get his thoughts on players at all levels of the system. In today's first installation of that interview, we ask about the club's affinity for high-ceiling, young athletes, incorporating draft-and-follow players into the system, and some of the talent at Salt Lake.
May 28, 2006