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“Our Defense Is Superb”- Los Angeles Angels Managers Joe Maddon Is Impressed With the Angels’ Performance

Published 05/01/2022, 7:23 AM EDT

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The Los Angeles Angels are delivering an impressive performance so far this season. With domination in the AL West Division, the Angels lead the division, and manager Joe Maddon is happy with it. Fans are overjoyed as both the offense and the defense are performing well. The Angels rule the series against the Cleveland Guardians as they won all four games.

If you make your manager happy, the manager ensures the team succeeds. The best example for this term at the moment is the Los Angeles Angels. The Angels are currently leading the AL West Division with 14 wins and just 7 losses to their name. On top of all, both the batters and the pitchers are giving their best on the field. And this has made manager Joe Maddon thrilled.

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With the Angels’ deadly duo of Shohei Ohtani and Mike Trout performing well, the chances of winning the AL are increasing day-by-day for the Angels.

Los Angeles Angels manager Joe Maddon is happy with the team’s performance

After Friday’s 5-1 win against the Chicago White Sox at the Guaranteed Rate Field in Illinois, the reporters interviewed Joe Maddon at the post-game ceremony.

Maddon said, “Our bullpen guys man for man did a great job. When he’s (Shohei Ohtani) hitting the ball hardback in the middle, it’s always a good sign. Anthony Rendon looks really good. The left-handers have started getting it right. David Fletcher looked good. But our defense was superb. It was a really well-played game.”

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On Friday, Taylor Ward, Shohei Ohtani, Anthony Rendon, Jared Walsh, and Andrew Velazquez proved to be the game changers for the Los Angeles Angels in the 5-1 win against the White Sox. 3 more games left against the White Sox, followed by some matches against the Boston Red Sox at Fenway Park in Massachusetts.

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With Mike Trout out of the injury scare near his left wrist area, he is back at what he does the best, hitting the ball out of the park. He along with the 27-year-old outfielder, Shohei Ohtani, has been a nightmare for many pitchers as they can change the entire game in just a couple of innings.

Trout has already scored 5 home runs, whereas Ohtani has scored 4 in the MLB 2022 season. Meanwhile, if we look at the pitchers of the Angels, Noah Syndergaard, Raisel Iglesias, Michael Lorenzen, Shohei Ohtani, and others have been striking out every player who comes to bat in front of them.

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Tanveer Deodhar

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Tanveer Deodhar is a US Sports writer at EssentiallySports. Currently pursuing a degree in media and communication studies, young Tanveer is a sports enthusiast. With a varied interests, he is an ardent follower of MLB, NBA, NFL, and Formula 1.
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Vibhanshu Kumar