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Angels | Mike Butcher may be on hot seat

Sun, 06 Oct 2013 10:32:06 -0700

Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim pitching coach Mike Butcher could be in danger of getting fired because of the team's underperforming pitching staff.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: The Boston Globe - Nick Cafardo

Angels | Troy Percival to become pitching coach?

Tue, 16 Apr 2013 21:26:35 -0700

Former Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim RP Troy Percival said Tuesday, April 16, no one from the organization has contract him directly about a job with the team. There has been speculation the organization might replace pitching coach Mike Butcher with Percival.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: Los Angeles Times - Mike DiGiovanna

Angels | Mike Butcher suspended

Tue, 14 Aug 2012 14:33:50 -0700

Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim pitching coach Mike Butcher was suspended for one game and fined an undisclosed amount Tuesday, Aug. 14, for his confrontation with an umpire in the first inning Sunday, Aug. 12.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: The Orange County Register - Bill Plunkett

Angels | Mike Butcher has resumed most of his duties

Sat, 19 Feb 2011 13:09:31 -0800

Updating previous reports, Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim pitching coach Mike Butcher has resumed most of his duties less than a week after undergoing surgery to remove a cancerous thyroid gland, according to Mark Saxon of ESPNLosAngeles.com. He has not thrown bating practice and occasionally loses his voice.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: ESPNLosAngeles.com - Mark Saxon

Angels | Pitching coach back with team

Thu, 17 Feb 2011 00:28:31 -0800

Updating a previous item, The Orange County Register's Bill Plunkett reports Los Angeles Angels pitching coach Mike Butcher made his first appearance at camp Wednesday, Feb. 16, working with the team's pitchers for over an hour during their morning throwing sessions. Butcher had surgery last week to remove a cancerous growth from his thyroid gland and has been recovering at his home in the Phoenix area.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: The Orange County Register - Bill Plunkett

Angels | Pitching coach undergoes surgery

Sun, 13 Feb 2011 23:44:37 -0800

Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim pitching coach Mike Butcher underwent surgery earlier this week to remove a cancerous nodule on his thyroid gland, according to The Orange County Register's Bill Plunkett. The surgery was performed on Thursday, Feb. 10, in Arizona after an earlier biopsy determined the growth was cancerous. Butcher had gone to his doctor with some concerns about his neck and was sent to a specialist who performed the biopsy and determined surgery was necessary. The surgery has been deemed successful and Butcher is expected to resume his duties with the Angels this week.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: The Orange County Register - Bill Plunkett

Angels | Escobar ahead of schedule

Mon, 16 Feb 2009 05:11:42 -0800

The Los Angeles Times' Mike DiGiovanna reports Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim P Kelvim Escobar (shoulder) is ahead of schedule in his recovery from shoulder surgery. "He's throwing bullets for 10 minutes from 180 feet," pitching coach Mike Butcher said.

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Angels | Garland improves mechanics

Mon, 02 Jun 2008 09:05:34 -0700

Angels.MLB.com's Mike Scarr reports Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim SP Jon Garland has worked with pitching coach Mike Butcher to improve his hip turn and to refine his delivery.

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Angels | Weaver made mechanical adjustment

Thu, 29 May 2008 09:43:13 -0700

Angels.MLB.com's Rhett Bollinger reports Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim pitching coach Mike Butcher corrected a mechanical flaw with SP Jered Weaver after his May 7 start. Butcher realized that Weaver wasn't following through on his delivery, which was affecting his control on the mound. In his last three starts he's allowed just two earned runs in 20 1/3 innings while striking out 19.

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Angels | Pitching coach ejected from game

Tue, 29 Apr 2008 01:44:56 -0700

According to The Sports Network, Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim pitching coach Mike Butcher was ejected in the third inning of the April 28 game against the Oakland Athletics, after he argued balls and strikes with home plate umpire Charlie Reliford.

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