J.P. Hoornstra

J.P. Hoornstra

J.P. Hoornstra writes and edits Major League Baseball content for Halos Today, and is the author of 'The 50 Greatest Dodger Games Of All Time.' He once recorded a keyboard solo on the same album as two of the original Doors.

Jul 11, 2024; Anaheim, California, USA; Los Angeles Angels pitching coach Barry Enright (84) meets with pitcher Jack Kochanowicz (64) during the first inning at Angel Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Gary A. Vasquez-USA TODAY Sports
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Angels Notes: Mickey Moniak's Recovery, Hans Crouse's Triumph, Draft Backlash

Catch up on all the headlines you might have missed Thursday, when the Angels were shut out by the Seattle Mariners in Jack Kochanowicz's major league debut.

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Jul 10, 2024; Anaheim, California, USA;  Los Angeles Angels center fielder Mickey Moniak (16) celebrates with teammates after hitting a three-run home run in the second inning against the Texas Rangers at Angel Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports
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Angels Notes: Mike Trout's Big News, Luis Rengifo Injury Update, Trade Rumors

All the headlines you might have missed Wednesday, when the Angels beat the Texas Rangers to avoid a series sweep,

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Mar 28, 2023; Anaheim, California, USA; Los Angeles Angels relief pitcher Kenny Rosenberg (78) throws against the Los Angeles Dodgers during the third inning at Angel Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Gary A. Vasquez-USA TODAY Sports
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Angels vs Rangers: Roster Move, How to Watch, Odds, Predictions, More for Series Finale

The Angels brought back a familiar left-hander ahead of their series finale against the Rangers, looking to avoid a rare home sweep against Texas for the first time since 2013.

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Jul 9, 2024; Anaheim, California, USA; Los Angeles Angels catcher Logan O'Hoppe (14) lands on the dirt after backing off an inside pitch in the ninth inning against the Texas Rangers at Angel Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Jayne Kamin-Oncea-USA TODAY Sports
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Angels Notes: Mike Trout's Injury Timeline, Trade Deadline Plans, Prospect News

The Angels got a superlative two-homer performance from Logan O'Hoppe and had the winning run on base in the ninth inning, but fell just short Tuesday in a 5-4 loss to the Texas Rangers. Catch up on all the headlines you might have missed.

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July 8, 2024; Anaheim, California, USA; Texas Rangers designated hitter Travis Jankowski (16) slides into second base to beat a throw to Los Angeles Angels shortstop Luis Guillorme (15) for a stolen base in the sixth inning at Angel Stadium.
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Angels Notes: Anthony Rendon's Return, Trade Rumors, and the Lone All-Star Selection

Catch up on all the headlines you might have missed Monday, when the Angels lost to the Texas Rangers 9-4 on Monday to kick off a three-game homestand.

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May 21, 2024; Houston, Texas, USA; Los Angeles Angels third baseman Anthony Rendon smiles on the field before the game against the Houston Astros at Minute Maid Park.
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Angels vs Rangers: How to Watch, Odds, Predictions and More

Anthony Rendon's first game back from the injured list will see him bat leadoff against veteran right-hander Jon Gray. Catch up on all the storylines heading into the Angels' series opener against the Texas Rangers.

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May 21, 2022; Anaheim, California, USA; Los Angeles Angels designated hitter Shohei Ohtani (17) celebrates with center fielder Mike Trout (27) and left fielder Brandon Marsh (16) the victory against the Oakland Athletics at Angel Stadium.
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Advice From a Former Angel Turned Around Brandon Marsh's Career

The mentorship from a famous former teammate helped Philadelphia Phillies star Brandon Marsh turn around his career during their mutual time in Anaheim.

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Apr 8, 2024; Anaheim, California, USA; Los Angeles Angels designated hitter Miguel Sano (22), third baseman Luis Rengifo (2), catcher Logan O'Hoppe (14), third baseman Anthony Rendon (6), pitcher Hunter Strickland (61), and second baseman Brandon Drury (23) leave the field after the final out of the ninth inning defeating the Tampa Bay Rays at Angel Stadium.
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Angels DFA Former All-Star, Activate Anthony Rendon From Injured List

The Angels needed to make a roster move in order to activate Anthony Rendon from the injured list Monday. The victim was somewhat of a surprise.

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Jul 7, 2024; Chicago, Illinois, USA; Los Angeles Angels second base Brandon Drury (23) tags out Chicago Cubs catcher Miguel Amaya (9) out at second baseman during the third inning at Wrigley Field. Mandatory Credit: David Banks-USA TODAY Sports
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Angels Notes: Kevin Pillar's Milestone and Future Plans, Luis Rengifo's Injury

The Angels wrapped up a dreary weeklong road trip — they won one of six games in Oakland and Chicago — with a 5-0 loss to the Cubs. They're back at home today to host the Texas Rangers. Catch up on all the headlines you might have missed.

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Jun 5, 2024; Anaheim, California, USA;  Los Angeles Angels starting pitcher Jose Soriano (59) delivers to the plate in the third inning against the San Diego Padres at Angel Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Jayne Kamin-Oncea-USA TODAY Sports
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Angels Target July Series For Jose Soriano's Return

The Angels have targeted a July series for the return of first-year starter Jose Soriano.

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Jun 22, 2024; Los Angeles, California, USA; Los Angeles Angels pitcher Zach Plesac (34) throws against the Los Angeles Dodgers during the first inning at Dodger Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Jonathan Hui-USA TODAY Sports
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Angels vs Tigers: How to Watch, Odds, Predictions and More for Game 2

Brandon Drury, who hasn't played since June 18 because of an upper-respiratory illness, is out of the Angels' lineup again as they go for back-to-back wins against the Detroit Tigers at Angel Stadium on Friday.

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Jun 27, 2024; Anaheim, California, USA; Los Angeles Angels starting pitcher Davis Daniel (58) throws against the Detroit Tigers during the fourth inning at Angel Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Gary A. Vasquez-USA TODAY Sports
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Davis Daniel Did Something Only 3 Angels Pitchers Have Ever Done

According to MLB.com's Rhett Bollinger, Daniel joined Bill Kelso (1964), Andy Messersmith (1968) and Steve Kealey (1969) as the only Angels pitchers to throw eight or more scoreless innings in their first career start.

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