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Monday, June 17, 2019

Angels designate former closer Cody Allen for assignment amid disastrous season

The Angels on Saturday designated right-handed reliever Cody Allen for assignment, which means they’ll have a few days to decide whether to trade or release Allen or persuade him to accept an outright assignment to the minors. Very likely, he’ll be released.

Allen, as you might have guess, has struggled badly this season:

In terms of FIP, which is fielding-independent pitching (i.e., what a pitcher’s ERA should be given average luck and defensive support), Allen checks in with a grisly mark of 8.33. That largely flows from the fact that he’s walked 20 batters, all unintentionally, in just 23 innings this season and allowed nine home runs over that same span. Along the way, he’s lost a good bit of fastball velocity.

RoyalsRetro (AG#1F) Posted: June 17, 2019 at 06:02 AM | 0 comment(s)
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Thursday, April 25, 2019

Angels remove Cody Allen from closer role

Angels manager Brad Ausmus said Cody Allen is no longer the team’s closer, Jeff Fletcher of the Southern California News Group reports. Allen is currently on a one-year, $8.5 million deal with the Angels.

Somewhere, it is dawning on Mike Trout that he made a truly terrible decision….

 

QLE Posted: April 25, 2019 at 05:50 AM | 0 comment(s)
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