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Mark Teixeira

  • Blogs

    October 4, 2012

    Scott Boras: Baseball's Savior?

    You don't normally see Scott Boras hailed as a savior of baseball--usually, the Newport Beach super-sports agent is referred to as the complete opposite.But with the Nationals becoming the first Washington, D.C., team since 1933 making it to the playoffs, some in the nation's capital are crediting B ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 31, 2011

    Angels Opening Day: Living On a Prayer

    ​Rejoice! It's Opening Day, baseball fans! What's that? You hear the Red Sox are a mortal lock to win the World Series this year? That Boston's road to American League dominance ran straight through the Halos' shattered dreams of signing Carl Crawford? That the Oakland A's are actually decent ... More >>

  • News

    October 28, 2010

    OC's Scariest People

    Crypt from the headlines, here are our annual 31 flavors of fiendishness

  • Blogs

    August 21, 2010

    Scott Boras, His Missing Wallet With $2,300 Inside and a Poor Surf City Man Who Found It

    Boras​Veteran Long Beach Press-Telegram sports columnist Doug Krikorian banged out an interesting piece about Scott Boras, the Huntington Beach apartment manager who found the Newport Beach super-sports agent's wallet with $2,300 inside and the reward that was offered--or lack thereof.The column l ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 13, 2010

    5 Reasons Why the Angels' Season Went to Hell

    Jay Brockman/OC Weekly​We're well into the last half of the Major League Baseball season, and if you've been paying attention to the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim recently, you'll know they haven't been playing their best. There have been a few players worth noting (Hint: his name rhymes with ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 28, 2010

    World Cup Edition, Part Two

    ​The World Cup continues with the USA bowing out earlier than desired but still providing thrills for the sport's fans here in the States. It's amazing really that a nation that treats soccer like a colicky redheaded stepchild was treated to such a fine showing on the sport's biggest stage. This i ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 3, 2010

    Los Angeles Angels: Basking in Mediocrity

    Flickr user DTrigger05​We have been spoiled.

  • Blogs

    April 12, 2010

    Angels Early Reviews Are In: Could Be Better

    shop.mlb.com"Sport Spuds Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim Mr. Potato Head," $15.99​It looks like I may have created a bit of a stir in the Angel community in my first "Give 'Em Halos" post by suggesting the Angels could be in trouble so early in the season. Angels fans are very committed to their tea ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 21, 2009

    Do the Angels Even Have a Plan?

    Oliver out!​It's bad enough the Angels are losing another solid arm and strong locker room presence, but must such a player go to a division rival?ESPN.com's Jerry Crasnick broke the news that lefty reliever Darren Oliver is headed back to his first Major League team--and the Angels' Western Divis ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 26, 2009

    Alex Rodriguez Hotel Quiz Time!

    So your Anaheim Angels of Anaheim lost the American League Championship Series to the New York Yankees because of a shocking loss of their trademark sharp play (seriously, guys: that error in the bottom of the eighth?). Whatever--let's move on to meatier issues.SO...at a carne asada Sunday event, I ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 24, 2009

    2009 Postseason Throwdown: Angels Owner Clings Tightly to $$$; Yankees Boast Big A Hex Broken; Long Beach Kid Redeems Himself

    Angels owner Arte Moreno don't need no stinkin' ticket price cuts. Major League Baseball franchises have taken a hammering in attendance this season (thank you, shitty U.S. economy!), so all the teams that are playoff-bound or possibly so are resisting the common end-of-season tick ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 25, 2009

    Smack Talk Against Your Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim Begins Early

    I thought the worst thing I'd read so far about Your Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim was that the A's are gaining on them, but then came this: "The Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim will always be Disneyland's team and should expect nothing but another fairy-tale in the AL West this season." Disneyland's ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 31, 2008

    Looking Back at 2008: The Ecstasy and the Irony

    This is not a look back at disgraced Sheriff Mike Carona, the Little Sheriff, the Debs, the Little Debbie Snack, the Freeway Complex Fire, Rick Warren, Wiley Drake, any lantern-jawed preacher with the last name of Schuller, pedo-priests, the 241 toll road extension, Proposition 8, fluctuating gasol ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 9, 2008

    9 Reasons to Be Happy K-Rod is Leaving the Angels

    Even more important than the Angels keeping Mark Teixeira - hey, it's not like the LAofA isn't already loaded with power hitters, right? -- was keeping record-breaking closer Francisco Rodriguez, or "K-Rod" as the kids and Bizzaro World Madonna call him. But now that the right-handed flame thrower h ... 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 >>

  • Blogs

    October 2, 2008

    14 Reasons Why the Angels Lost Game 1 of the ALDS

    *The stupidest noisemakers ever, a thin piece of cardboard which fans were supposed to fold up like an accordion and slap them like a tambourine. Did some idiots complain about having to blow too hard to inflate the old ThunderStix, which worked so well in 2002? *Stupid little kids who sing the N ... More >>

  • Calendar

    August 7, 2008

    Sopping Wet

    Angels vs. Mariners

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