Two Truths, One Lie: Angels Edition
By Trevor Pedro
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Lie #1: Tyler Anderson will solidify the starting staff
Last season, veteran southpaw Tyler Anderson enjoyed a breakout campaign across town with the Los Angeles Dodgers. He parlayed a 15-win to a three-year deal with the Angels. The thought was the seasoned pitcher would add leadership in a rotation with youngsters Patrick Sandoval and Reid Detmers. But, according to Fangraphs, the early season results could be better.
Hard Hit Rate
What does this all mean? A pitcher who gets by on craftiness and control and avoids bats isn't doing any of those things. He might turn it around, but the Angels' rotation is missing a key piece for now.