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45 Tyler Skaggs SP
Height/Weight: 6-3/197 | Birthdate: 7/13/1991 | Birthplace: Woodland Hills, CA | Bats/Throws: L/L | Team: Los Angeles | College: None | MLB Experience: 3 | Owned/Started%: 25/2 | Average Draft Position: 230.62
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Update: Tyler Skaggs to have Tommy John surgery


by Larry Hartstein | CBSSports.com
(8/10/2014) Updating a previous item, Angels pitcher Tyler Skaggs will undergo season-ending Tommy John surgery, reports the Orange County Register. Doctors initially believed Skaggs, 23, would not require surgery for his forearm injury.

He went 5-5 with a 4.30 ERA in 18 starts, last pitching July 31 against the Orioles.


Tyler Skaggs 'essentially' out for the year


by Larry Hartstein | CBSSports.com
(8/10/2014) The Angels moved pitcher Tyler Skaggs (forearm) to the 60-day disabled list, "so he's essentially out for the year," reports the Orange County Register. He cannot return until October.

Skaggs is 5-5 with a 4.30 ERA in 18 starts. He has a flexor tendon strain that won't require surgery.


Tyler Skaggs could miss about four weeks


by Michael Hurcomb | CBSSports.com
(8/3/2014) Angels starting pitcher Tyler Skaggs was examined by a Rays team doctor Saturday, per MLB.com. The doctor confirmed the diagnosis of a flexor tendon strain in his left forearm and told Skaggs he could miss about four weeks.

The left-handed hurler is scheduled to meet with a specialist when he returns to Los Angeles.


Strain will not require surgery on Tyler Skaggs


by Marty Gitlin | CBSSports.com
(8/1/2014) An MRI on Angels southpaw Tyler Skaggs has revealed a flexor tendon strain that will not require surgery, the Los Angeles Times has reported.

Skaggs is expecting to pitch again this season.


Tyler Skaggs placed on DL by Angels


by Marty Gitlin | CBSSports.com
(8/1/2014) The Angels have officially placed starter Tyler Skaggs on the disabled list with a left forearm strain.

Skaggs, who has claimed the injury is not serious, came out of the game Thursday in Baltimore with a no-hitter. He owns only respectable numbers this season with a 5-5 record and 4.30 ERA.


Report: Tyler Skaggs likely heading to DL


by Marty Gitlin | CBSSports.com
(8/1/2014) Angels left-hander Tyler Skaggs expressed confidence that the forearm strain that knocked him out of the game Thursday against Baltimore is not serious. But it will likely land him on the disabled list, according to the Los Angeles Times.

That would mark his second trip to the DL this season.

Skaggs, who is scheduled for an MRI on Friday, is 5-5 with a 4.30 ERA in 2014.


Tyler Skaggs to be evaluated Friday


by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com
(8/1/2014) Angels starting pitcher Tyler Skaggs told reporters that the doctor that checked him out said his ulnar collateral ligament "is fine," per the Orange County Register. Manager Mike Scioscia is not overly concerned "long term" with Skagg's injury, according to MLB.com. The right-hander is expected to be further evaluated on Friday.

Tyler Skaggs exits start with forearm tightness


by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com
(7/31/2014) Angels starting pitcher Tyler Skaggs was forced out of Thursday's game against the Orioles in Baltimore with left forearm tightness, per MASN Sports.

Skaggs had a no-hitter going in the fifth inning before leaving the game. He was replaced by Mike Morin. Skaggs allowed two walks and struck out seven over 4 2/3 scoreless innings of work. He owns a 4.30 ERA and a 1.21 WHIP over 18 starts (113 innings). His status remains up in the air for Tuesday against the Dodgers.

Tyler Skaggs settles for no-decision


by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com
(7/26/2014) Angels starting pitcher Tyler Skaggs fell one out shy of a quality start in a no-decision Friday night at home against the Tigers. The right-hander permitted one run on five hits and one walk while striking out five over 5 2/3 innings of a 2-1 victory.

The Angels scored both runs in the bottom of the sixth inning. Mike Morin, who recorded the final out of the sixth for Skaggs, picked up the win.

Skaggs owns a 4.49 ERA and a 1.25 WHIP over 17 starts (108 1/3 innings). His next start will come Thursday at Baltimore.


Tyler Skaggs roughed up in no-decision vs. M's


by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com
(7/20/2014) Angels pitcher Tyler Skaggs continued to struggle on Sunday, but somehow escaped with a no-decision at home against the Mariners. The southpaw permitted five runs on eight hits and one walk while striking out five over 6 2/3 innings of a 6-5 victory.

Over his last two starts covering 11 2/3 innings, Skaggs has allowed 11 earned runs. He owns a 4.65 ERA and a 1.26 WHIP over 16 starts (102 2/3 innings). He will make his next start Friday at home against Detroit.

Tyler Skaggs gets roughed up in win over Rangers


by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com
(7/13/2014) Angels pitcher Tyler Skaggs was roughed up despite picking up the win Sunday afternoon against the Rangers in Arlington. The left-hander was shelled for six runs on seven hits and one walk while striking out three over five innings of a 10-7 victory.

Skaggs enters the All-Star break with a 5-5 record, along with a 4.50 ERA and a 1.25 WHIP over 15 starts (96 innings). The Angels have yet to make a decision on their post-break rotation, so Skaggs' next start is yet to be determined.

Relief emergency forces Angels rotation changes


by Chris Towers | CBSSports.com
(7/9/2014) The Angels have pushed Hector Santiago to start Thursday's game against the Rangers according to MLB.com, after Matt Shoemaker was pressed into emergency relief duty Monday.

Santiago was expected to start Friday, but has been available in the bullpen Tuesday if needed. He will be followed by Garrett Richards, Jered Weaver and Tyler Skaggs to close out the Rangers series, while Shoemaker is not expected to start  before the break. 


Tyler Skaggs takes loss in quality start vs. Blue Jays


by R.J. White | CBSSports.com
(7/9/2014) Angels pitcher Tyler Skaggs was stuck with a loss Tuesday after giving up three earned runs on 11 hits in 6 2/3 innings and striking out two in his team's 4-0 defeat against the Blue Jays.

Skaggs (4-5) gave up an RBI single to Jose Reyes in the fifth inning and lost another battle to the Toronto shortstop in the seventh, giving up a two-run home run to put his team down three runs. Skaggs has posted back-to-back quality starts, but he's 0-4 over his last five outings. He owns a 4.15 ERA and 66:25 K:BB ratio in 91 innings. He's scheduled to face the Rangers Sunday.


Offense provides little help in Tyler Skaggs' return from DL


by Chris Towers | CBSSports.com
(7/3/2014) Angels pitcher Tyler Skaggs tossed one of his best outings of the season in his return from the disabled list Wednesday, in a 3-2 loss to the White Sox.

Skaggs allowed two runs on a fourth-inning single by Alexei Ramirez, but that was all the White Sox could manage off him. He allowed two runs on five hits and a walk in 7 2/3 innings, while striking out six batters on 87 pitches in the no-decision.

Skaggs lowered his ERA to 4.16 in the outing, while his record remains 4-4. He has not won since mid-May, but will try to get back on the right side when he takes on the Blue Jays in his next scheduled start Tuesday. 


Tyler Skaggs ready to roll Wednesday


by Marty Gitlin | CBSSports.com
(7/2/2014) As expected, Angels right-hander Tyler Skaggs is listed as the starter for the Wednesday game against the visiting White Sox. He had been on the disabled list with a hamstring injury.

Skaggs will be on a three-game losing streak when he toes the rubber. He gave up eight runs in his last 11 innings pitched before going down.


Tyler Skaggs set to return Wednesday


by R.J. White | CBSSports.com
(6/30/2014) Angels pticher Tyler Skaggs will return from the disabled list Wednesday to start his team's game against the White Sox, MLB.com reports.

Skaggs said Sunday he was ready to return after completing a 45-pitch bullpen session. He comes back to a 4.34 ERA and 58:24 K:BB ratio in 76 2/3 innings.


Tyler Skaggs 'ready to go' following bullpen session


by Michael Hurcomb | CBSSports.com
(6/29/2014) Angels starting pitcher Tyler Skaggs (hamstring) declared himself "ready to go" following a 45-pitch bullpen session Sunday, per MLB.com. He is likely to start Wednesday against the White Sox, but nothing official has been announced.

Manager: Tyler Skaggs should be back to face White Sox


by Marty Gitlin | CBSSports.com
(6/28/2014) Mike Scioscia is targeting the series early next week against the White Sox for the return of Angels starter Tyler Skaggs, who has been sidelined with a hamstring ailment since June 5. He cannot come off the disabled list until Tuesday.

Skaggs will return with a 4-4 record and 4.34 ERA.


Rough rehab outing shouldn't delay Tyler Skaggs


by Chris Towers | CBSSports.com
(6/27/2014) Despite his subpar performance in his rehab debut, the Angels still expected pitcher Tyler Skaggs to return to the rotation during the next turn.

Manager Mike Scioscia told the Los Angeles Times Friday he expects Skaggs back in the rotation, though a final decision will be made this weekend. Skaggs is recovering from a hamstring injury, and allowed two runs while walking five batters in three innings for Triple-A Salt Lake Thursday.  


Tyler Skaggs walks five in rehab debut


by Chris Towers | CBSSports.com
(6/27/2014) Angels pitcher Tyler Skaggs struggled in his first rehab start Thursday for Triple-A Salt Lake.

Skaggs, who is working his way back from a hamstring injury, showed considerable rust Thursday. He allowed seven runs -- two earned -- on five hits and five walks in three innings of work, while striking out just two batters on 70 pitches.

Skaggs was hoping to return without a rehab start, but his performance Thursday might not be enough to get him back in the rotation. He has been out for three weeks as a result of his injury.


Tyler Skaggs to make rehab start Thursday


by Chris Towers | CBSSports.com
(6/24/2014) Though there was some hope Angels pitcher Tyler Skaggs would make his return to the rotation this weekend, the Orange County Register reports he will instead make a minor-league rehab appearance first.

Skaggs, who is recovering from hamstring injury, will pitch for Triple-A Salt Lake Thursday. He was hoping to return without a rehab appearance, but his simulated game last weekend was not enough to get him back in the rotation. He could return shortly thereafter, however the team's plans beyond this weekend's series in Kansas City are not yet known.

Skaggs was 4-4 with a 4.34 ERA prior to the injury, which has kept him out since June 5. 


Tyler Skaggs to start Friday or Saturday


by Larry Hartstein | CBSSports.com
(6/24/2014) Angels pitcher Tyler Skaggs, who's coming back from a hamstring injury, will start Friday or Saturday at Kansas City, general manager Jerry DiPoto told SiriusXM Radio. Skaggs threw a simulated game last Saturday.

He's 4-4 with a 4.34 ERA in 12 starts, having last pitched June 5.


Unclear if Tyler Skaggs will make rehab start


by Larry Hartstein | CBSSports.com
(6/22/2014) Angels manager Mike Scioscia did not rule out a potential rehab start for pitcher Tyler Skaggs, who threw a simulated game Saturday and has not pitched since June 5 due to a hamstring injury, reports MLB.com.  Scioscia said he'll talk with the medical staff and pitching coach Mike Butcher before deciding.

"Seems like he came out of his sim game OK, and we'll see what the next step is," Scioscia said. "Butch and I are going to put our heads together on that with our medical staff."


Tyler Skaggs all but ready to return


by Chris Towers | CBSSports.com
(6/21/2014) Angels pitcher Tyler Skaggs tossed four innings' worth of a simulate game Saturday, a big step in his recovery from a hamstring injury.

Skaggs threw all of his pitches at full effort while facing three separate batters, and told MLB.com he did not feel any issues with his hamstring. He will look to return to the rotation next weekend in Kansas City, after the injury cost him three starts.

"Everything felt good," Skaggs said. "The last 25 [pitches] I spotted up. The ball was coming out of my hand the way I wanted. It was good to get in with hitters."


Tyler Skaggs' bullpen session goes fine


by Larry Hartstein | CBSSports.com
(6/18/2014) Angels pitcher Tyler Skaggs (hamstring) threw a successful bullpen session Wednesday and will throw a simulated game Saturday, reports MLB.com. If that goes well, Skaggs could be activated early next week without going on a rehab assignment.