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Former BayBear Griffin Canning to be recalled by Angels

April 26, 2019

MOBILE, Ala. (April 26, 2019) - The Los Angeles Angels announced Friday that they plan to recall former Mobile BayBears right-handed pitcher Griffin Canning from Triple-A Salt Lake. Canning is scheduled to make his Major League debut in a start Tuesday night at Angel Stadium against the Toronto Blue Jays.Canning,

Canning set for Halos' debut on Tuesday

Angels No. 2 prospect will face Jays in first Major League start
April 26, 2019

The Angels have exercised extreme caution with Griffin Canning throughout his brief Minor League career with an eye toward his eventual promotion to the big leagues.That day arrived Friday. The Angels' second-ranked prospect will make his Major League debut Tuesday against the Blue Jays.

Prospect Roundup: Games of April 6

Robert stays hot for Dash; Singer impresses in pro debut
April 7, 2019

White Sox OF Luis Robert, Class A Advanced Winston-Salem: 3-for-5, 1 RBI, 1 2B -- For the first time in team history, the Dash are 3-0 to begin a season. The main catalyst behind the early success is the fourth-ranked White Sox prospect, who's off to quite the start in his own

Angels Prospect Primer: Two for The Show

Canning, Suarez ready to make Major League impact for Halos
March 25, 2019

Some players are on the verge of stardom, others are entering a crucial phase of their development and still others are getting their first tastes of full-season ball. With the 2019 season approaching, takes a look at the most intriguing prospects from each MLB organization.Shining Star, Jo Adell, CFThe

Angels send Canning to Minor League camp

No. 63 overall prospect posted 13.50 ERA; O's reassign top pair
March 10, 2019

Griffin Canning's next promotion will take a little more time.After climbing three levels in the Angels system in his first professional season and finishing 2018 in the Pacific Coast League, the Angels' second-ranked prospect will not break Spring Training with the big league club after he was reassigned to Minor

Fourteen former BayBears land on Angels Top 30 prospect list

February 22, 2019

MOBILE, Ala. (February 22, 2019) - MLB Pipeline announced its first Los Angeles Angels Top 30 prospect list for the 2019 season Friday, and the list includes 14 players who have appeared with the Mobile BayBears.Outfielder Jo Adell retains his spot as the top prospect in the Angels farm system.

Farm System Rankings: Pitchers (30-21)

Orioles rebuild around arms; D-backs' next wave almost ready
February 18, 2019

With the 2019 season rapidly approaching, is looking at the state of all 30 farm systems over the next month and ranking them in several different ways. After looking at position player prospects (30-21, 20-11, 10-1), the second installment, broken into three parts, focuses on pitchers and considers the quality and

Adell to continue climb at Angels camp

Top prospects Canning, Marsh also get big league invitations
January 25, 2019

Jo Adell climbed three levels in the Angels system in his first full season in the Minor Leagues. He'll begin the spring with the club's Major's No. 15 overall prospect was invited to big league Spring Training along with 20 other non-roster players, a group that includes fellow top

Angels' emerging stars waiting in the wings

Adell, Canning among breakout prospects knocking at the door
November 9, 2018

Each offseason, goes position by position across each system and honors the players -- regardless of age or prospect status -- who had the best seasons in their organization. Click here to locate your favorite club.The Angels are in desperate need of a shot in the arm. Bogged down

Prospect Roundup: Games of Sept. 2

De Paula makes Giant impression; Halos' Canning settles in
September 3, 2018

Theme of the dayI've been everywhere, man:J.B. Bukauskas and Nash Knight showed how well-traveled Minor Leaguers can be in very different ways. Bukauskas tossed six scoreless innings in his debut with Double-A Corpus Christi -- the fifth Astros affiliate the 2017 15th overall pick has pitched for this season. Knight's

Toolshed: Most surprising promotions of '18

Nats' Soto, Braves' Wilson among season's unexpected callups
August 22, 2018

It's already been a fun week for prospect callups to the Major Leagues. It hasn't, however, been a traditional one.Sure, there are periods when many of the game's top prospects head to The Show around the same time. Remember when Ronald Acuña Jr., Gleyber Torres and Tyler O'Neill all made

Suns Win 6-4, Canning Homers on Sunday

Hill earns first career win in Sunday victory
July 15, 2018

Kannapolis, NC - Gage Canning homered while Brigham Hill earned his first professional victory in the Hagerstown Suns 6-4 defeat of the Kannapolis Intimidators on Sunday night at Intimidators Stadium. The Suns are 35-56 overall and 8-15 in the second half and will play the third game of the series

Prospect Roundup: Games of July 1

Astros' James racks up more K's; Cease gets back on track
July 2, 2018

Theme of the dayMilestones for the Cardinals, injuries for the White Sox: Two different systems, two different ways to open the month of July. The Cards got to celebrate a cycle by Luke Voit with Triple-A Memphis -- one that occurred over two days due to a suspended game --

Prospect Roundup: Games of June 26

Adell continues to crush balls; Allard continues push to Atlanta
June 27, 2018

Theme of the dayWait, that can happen? The New Hampshire Fisher Cats have been in the news plenty this season, but there was still one thing the club hadn't accomplished in 2018 or any other year in its history -- a cycle. No. 28 Blue Jays prospectJonathan Davis changed all

Griffin Canning promoted to Triple-A Salt Lake

June 21, 2018

MOBILE, Ala. (June 21, 2018) - The Los Angeles Angels announced Thursday that right-handed pitcher Griffin Canning has been promoted from the Double-A Mobile BayBears to Triple-A Salt Lake.Canning, 22, joined the BayBears on April 17 after making just two professional starts with Class A Advanced Inland Empire to begin

Canning & Rengifo receive Angels Minor League Awards for May

June 13, 2018

PENSACOLA, Fla. (June 13, 2018) - The Los Angeles Angels announced that right-handed pitcher Griffin Canning and infielder Luis Rengifo from the Mobile BayBears have been named the organization's Minor League Pitcher and Player of the Month for May.Canning, 22, was the starting pitcher in a combined no-hitter on May

BayBears shut out Jackson in game one, game two rained out

Game will not be resumed, since teams do not play again in first half
June 12, 2018

MOBILE, Ala. (June 12, 2018) - The Mobile BayBears, the Double-A affiliate of the Los Angeles Angels, shut out the Jackson Generals 2-0 in the first game of Tuesday's doubleheader at Hank Aaron Stadium. The second game was halted in the top of the second inning and canceled due to

Four BayBears named Southern League Mid-Season All-Stars

June 6, 2018

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (June 6, 2018) - The Southern League announced the South Division roster for the 2018 Southern League All-Star Game on Wednesday. Right-handed pitcher Griffin Canning , third baseman Taylor Ward , outfielder Zach Gibbons , and catcher Michael Barash from the Mobile BayBears, the Double-A affiliate of the

BayBears pitchers smoke Tennessee in series finale

Canning allows one hit, Lillis-White fans seven, Custred notches save
June 2, 2018

KODAK, Tenn. (June 2, 2018) - The Mobile BayBears, the Double-A affiliate of the Los Angeles Angels, held the Tennessee Smokies to three hits in a 1-0 shutout win in the series finale Saturday night at Smokies Stadium.Griffin Canning retired the first 11 batters of the game before giving up

Toolshed: Taking stock of the 2017 Draft

Twins' Lewis, Angels' Adell among top picks taking off a year later
May 30, 2018

Nobody even knew where these guys would be in 2018 at this point last year. In mock drafts, their names were being moved around boards, then moved again. Rumors abounded about which club would take them.And then on June 12, they all officially became members of the 2017 Draft class.

BayBears offense piles on late runs to clinch series win

Canning pitches 3 2/3 scoreless, hitless innings in start
May 27, 2018

MOBILE, Ala. (May 26, 2018) - The Mobile BayBears, the Double-A affiliate of the Los Angeles Angels, scored eight unanswered runs, including six in the seventh inning, to defeat the Biloxi Shuckers 11-3 and clinch a series victory Saturday night at Hank Aaron Stadium.After the Shuckers (29-20) tied the game

BayBears throw second combined no-hitter of 2018 season

Canning, Mahle, Almeida, and Clark hold Birmingham hitless
May 15, 2018

MOBILE, Ala. (May 14, 2018) - Griffin Canning , Greg Mahle , Adrian Almeida , and Ryan Clark combined to throw the second no-hitter of the season for the Mobile BayBears, the Double-A affiliate of the Angels, just 16 days after the first one on April 28 in Montgomery. The

Canning chips in again on BayBears' no-no

Angels No. 8 prospect, Mahle, Almeida, Clark rack up another one
May 15, 2018

Just three weeks ago, Griffin Canning and Ryan Clark bookended a no-hitter by Double-A Mobile.On Monday, Canning and Clark did it again.

Rojas rallies BayBears past Braves in dramatic fashion

Canning strikes out career-high nine batters in no-decision
May 9, 2018

PEARL, Miss. (May 9, 2018) - The Mobile BayBears, the Double-A affiliate of the Los Angeles Angels, scored four unanswered runs in the final three innings to defeat the Mississippi Braves 4-2 Wednesday at Trustmark Park.For the second straight game, Jose Rojas hit a long ball. Trailing 2-1 in the

BayBears blank Lookouts for eight frames, slide in ninth

Canning tosses 5 2/3 scoreless innings, Lund belts first home run
May 5, 2018

MOBILE, Ala. (May 4, 2018) - The Mobile BayBears, the Double-A affiliate of the Los Angeles Angels, were just two outs away from a shutout victory but let it slip away, falling 4-2 to the Chattanooga Lookouts Friday night in front of 4,296 fans on Pink in the Park Night