The Angels selected eight players during rounds 3-10 today in the 2016 First-Year Player Draft, as announced by Director, Scouting Ric Wilson. The Halos draft as it currently stands features four prep and six collegiate draftees.
The Angels selected catcher Matt Thaiss out of the University of Virginia (1st round, 16th overall) and outfielder Brandon Marsh (2nd round, 60th overall) from Buford High School (Buford, GA) on the first day of the 2016 First-Year Player Draft. The announcements were made by Angels' Director of Scouting Ric Wilson.
The Angels selected catcher Matt Thaiss out of the University of Virginia, as their first pick (1st round, 16th overall) in the 2016 First-Year Player Draft. The announcement was made by Angels' Director of Scouting Ric Wilson.
The Los Angeles Angels, in partnership with baseball legend Rod Carew and his wife Rhonda, will launch a year-long campaign to promote awareness of cardiovascular disease. The Heart of 29 campaign honors the Carew's wish to assist the American Heart Association following the Hall of Famer's recent heart attack and subsequent surgery. Rod had an LVAD (left ventricular assist device) implanted during surgery and is anticipating the possibility of a heart transplant.