Topics

Collin Cowgill

Angels get good reports on Matt Shoemaker's work in minors

Angels get good reports on Matt Shoemaker's work in minors

A year ago, Matt Shoemaker was making a push for American League rookie of the year, an award for which he was the runner-up. Now, Shoemaker is marooned at triple-A Salt Lake, trying to fix a delivery that hadn't felt right from the beginning of the season. In the last two starts before the demotion, Shoemaker gave up 13 runs over 7 1/3 innings. On Saturday, Shoemaker pitched six innings for Salt Lake, giving up two hits and two walks, and striking out five batters. He gave up three unearned runs in the sixth inning. "The reports on him were much better than anything we've seen this year from him up here," Angels Manager Mike Scioscia said. "So hopefully he...

Loading
87°