Matt Thaiss

Matt Thaiss

AVG
.143
HR
1
RBI
1
R
3
Bio
Height/Weight: 6' 0"/215 lbs
Bat: L
Throw: R
Born: Jackson, New Jersey
College: Virginia
Draft: 2016 1st round (16th pick) by the
  • Angels expect rising star Griffin Canning to provide stability in the rotation
    LA Times

    Angels expect rising star Griffin Canning to provide stability in the rotation

    Angels starter Griffin Canning, limited by injuries in 2019 and the shortened schedule last year, has lofty goals for his third major league campaign.

  • Angels' Griffin Canning 'on the verge' of breakthrough season, Joe Maddon says
    Daily Breeze

    Angels' Griffin Canning 'on the verge' of breakthrough season, Joe Maddon says

    Where things went wrong last year was pitch selection, sequencing, not understanding how good a particular pitch is over another in a moment,” Maddon said. I’ve had an issue with a lot of pitchers and maybe they have a slider and a curveball and they don’t know which one to utilize versus a righty or a lefty. Canning has two breaking balls, one that’s harder and one that’s softer, and he said this year he plans to mostly throw the harder one, which he’ll call a slider.

  • OU baseball: Los Angeles Angels acquire former Sooner infielder Jack Mayfield from Atlanta Braves
    The Oklahoma Daily

    OU baseball: Los Angeles Angels acquire former Sooner infielder Jack Mayfield from Atlanta Braves

    Former Sooner and Atlanta Braves infielder Jack Mayfield has been traded to the Los Angeles Angels for cash considerations, the organization announced on Thursday. The trade comes after Mayfield was designated for assignment by the Braves on Wednesday. He spent just four months with the team after being claimed off waivers by Atlanta in November.