A fact about MLB I keep forgetting is that your experience of the league is skewed by the games you watch. This year I’ve watched a lot of two teams: the Guardians and the Cubs. And in watching these teamsRead more
Tag: Los Angeles Angels
Gav’s 30 Boldish Predictions: One for each MLB Team (2023 edition)
Before we start, I want to make it clear that I will not be using this article just to remind everyone that in this post last year, I predicted Aaron Judge would win AL MVP. Although I will remind youRead more
Los Angeles Angels: 2023 Season Outlook
It’s happening again…IT’S HAPPENING AGAIN! As the famous football chant goes, once again, expectations are on the rise in Orange County. Any listener to Halfway Around The Halo, the LAAngelsUK podcast, would know about the range of emotions we goRead more
Spring Training: Yep, it’s beautiful, but baseball can still be boring.
No two baseball games are the same. There is an old adage that you’ll see something new every time you go see the ballpark For me, at this spring training game, it was easy to determine what it would be…Read more
Episode 302 – American League Offseason Review
It is two months since the last podcast! We can neither confirm nor deny that John McGee refused to pod until the Boston Red Sox made a positive move. John, Rob, Darius, and Russell are back from their temporary hiatusRead more
What an offseason! AL West edition
Some offseasons drag on with very few transactions until the New Year celebration headaches have abated, but this year we have had so much action, it’s difficult to keep on top of all of the deals. Don’t worry, Bat FlipsRead more
Episode 294 – Brewing Up a Stinker
John, Darius and Russell are joined by Nick Wright of LA Angels UK and MLB UK Community to break down a very weird trade deadline, dig into the misery of the Angels 2022 season and look ahead to the 2023Read more
Epic Deadline Day with 29 of the 30 teams making trades. Guess the party pooper?
Here is your five-minute review of the breathless 2022 MLB trade deadline. There is only one place to start and as the great Tim Kurkjian said “you can make a case this is the biggest trade in baseball history.” TheRead more
Potential London Series 2023 Matchups: Part One
Excitement is contagious, and excitement is building. This week the socials have been awash with MLB London content, it having been three years to the day on June 29 that the Yankees and Red Sox pitched up in East LondonRead more
Five is Back – Part One: Hero to Heartbreaker.
A few months prior to the start of the season, rumours of Albert Pujols returning to St Louis began to swirl, and I surprisingly had quite a measured reaction. Now, as it’s just you and me here, I will beRead more