Sunday, April 7, 2019
How they were built: Los Angeles Angels
The team that has baseball's best player is always inconsistent and injured, and need to acquire players to full in for injuries. This is how they were built.
Lucroy signed a one year deal with the Angels in late December.
Smith was claimed off waivers from the White Sox in October.
Pujols signed a 10 year deal in December 2011.
Fletcher was drafted in the 6th round of the 2015 draft.
Simmons was acquired from the Braves in November 2015 with Jose Briceno for Sean Newcomb, Erick Aybar, Chris Ellis and cash.
Cozart signed a three year deal with the club in December 2017.
Bour signed a one year deal in December.
Tommy La Stella
La Stella was acquired from the Cubs in November for Conor Lillis-White/
Trout was the 25th pick of the 2009 draft.
Calhoun was drafted in the 8th round of the 2010 draft.
Bourjos signed a minor league deal with the Angels in November.
Goodwin was claimed off waivers from the Royals in March.
Skaggs was acquired in a December 2013 three team trade, though was originally an Angels draft pick. The team acquired Skaggs and Hector Santiago, and gave up Mark Trumbo and AJ Schugel.
Cahill signed a one year deal with the team in December.
Harvey signed a one year deal with the team in December.
Pena was acquired from the Cubs in October 2017 for a player to be named later.
Stratton was acquired in late March from the Giants for Williams Jerez.
Garcia was acquired in December from the Phillies for Jose Alvarez.
Bard was on the Angels in 2017 after being a Rule 5 pick up from Minnesota, but was then returned. He signed with the team in the offseason.
Ramirez was claimed off waivers from the Red Sox in August 2017.
Robles was claimed off waivers from the Mets in June 2018.
Anderson was drafted in the 14th round of the 2014 draft.
Buttrey was acquired from the Red Sox in July with Williams Jerez for Ian Kinsler and cash.
Bedrosian was the 29th overall pick in 2010.
Allen signed a one year deal with the team in January.
Upton was acquired in August 2017 from the Tigers for Grayson Long and Elvin Rodriguez.
Heaney was acquired in December 2014 from the Dodgers for Howie Kendrick.
Tropeano was acquired in November 2014 with Carlos Perez from Houston for Hank Conger.
Ohtani signed with the Angels in December 2017.
Middleton was a third round pick in 2013.
Ramirez was claimed off waivers in June 2016 from the Reds.