Jose Mota

  • Blogs

    February 13, 2012

    Rex Hudler and Steve Physioc, Former Angels TV Broadcasters, are Kansas City-Bound

    ​We here at the Weekly--well, me--regularly harped about the old Anaheim Angels of Los Angeles TV broadcasting team. Play-by-play man Steve Physioc was too vanilla even for Orange County, and color man Rex Hudler had a grating voice and that damn baseball he sniffed and carried like a pacifier. Na ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 13, 2011

    [PHOTO] The Virgin of Guadalupe Appears Inside the Big A!

    ​There is the Reconquista, and then there is what's happening with our Anaheim Angels--once the paragon of suburban gabacho aspirations as exemplified by Gene Autrey and Wally Joyner, now owned by a Latino (Arte Moreno), narrated by one (Jose Mota), and recent acquirers of Albert Pujols, the Domin ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 5, 2010

    What Do the Angels Do Now That Rory Markas Has Died?

    Fox Sports NetMark Gubicza and Rory Markas (right) open a broadcast.​When play-by-play man Rory Markas started broadcasting Angels games in 1994, he could not end his call with "Just another Halo victory!" as often as he would in the 2000s, when Anaheim became a perennial playoff contender.Now, fa ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 28, 2009

    2009 Postseason Throwdown: Top 11 Moments From Angels AL West Victory Celebration

    Nothing more can be said about the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim's dominating 11-0 shutout of the Texas Rangers last night to win the American League West crown. The offense, defense and especially Ervin Santana's pitching were of a caliber one would expect from a World Series-bound team. So, l ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 7, 2008

    There's no Tex in Teixeira

    Others on this blog will undoubtedly dissect your Anaheim Angels' embarrassing flameout against the Boston Red Sox, so I'll just focus on the linguistic disaster that is the Halos' radio announcers (excluding the always-classy Jose Mota). One of them--Rory Markas? Terry Smith? Steve Physioc? Maybe e ... More >>

  • Columns

    September 18, 2003