MLB

LA Angels of Anaheim
Career W-L
8-11
 
Career ERA
4.72
Name  Tyler Skaggs
Born  7/13/1991
Height  6-4
Weight  215
Number  45
Position  SP
Bats  L
Throws  L
8/10/2014 1:53:00 PM
Description: Angels lefty Tyler Skaggs will undergo Tommy John surgery, according to Jeff Fletcher of the Orange County Register.
Insight: Skaggs (5-5, 4.30 ERA, 1.21 WHIP) left his start of July 31 after 4 2/3 hitless innings due to forearm soreness and now he'll miss most of 2015. Hector Santiago (3.84 ERA, 1.27 WHIP) will stay in the rotation.
 
8/1/2014 5:24:00 PM
Description: Angels lefty Tyler Skaggs (forearm) has been placed on the 15-day disabled list.
Insight: Skaggs left Thursday's start after 4 2/3 hitless innings with a forearm strain and we're waiting for the MRI results. Hector Santiago is expected to join the rotation in his place.
 
7/31/2014 9:07:00 PM
Description: Angels lefty Tyler Skaggs was cruising along through 4 2/3 hitless innings Thursday night, but he left with tightness in his left forearm, according to Jeff Fletcher of the Orange County Register.
Insight: Forearm soreness can sometimes be indicative of a ligament issue. Skaggs has a 3.55 FIP this season, but his ERA is 4.30 because he's stranded just 63.9 percent of baserunners.
 
7/31/2014 8:50:00 PM
Description: Angels lefty Tyler Skaggs was crusing along through 4 2/3 hitless innings Thursday night, but he suffered an apparent injury, according to Jeff Fletcher of the Orange County Register.
Insight: Skaggs appeared to gesture at his forearm and didn't even throw a warm-up pitch before leaving. The left-hander has a 3.55 FIP this season, but his ERA is 4.30 because he's stranded just 63.9 percent of baserunners.
 
6/30/2014 9:35:00 PM
Description: Angels lefty Tyler Skaggs (hamstring) will start Wednesday against the White Sox, according to Alden Gonzalez of mlb.com.
Insight: Skaggs has been out for nearly a month due to a strained hamstring. He was 4-4 with a 4.34 ERA and a 1.24 WHIP prior to the injury.
 
6/24/2014 7:54:00 PM
Description: Instead of joining the rotation this weekend, Angels lefty Tyler Skaggs will make a rehab start for Triple-A Salt Lake on Thursday. SOURCE: Jeff Fletcher, Orange County Register
Insight: He's coming back from a strained hamstring. Hector Santiago (0-7, 4.41 ERA) will get the start on Saturday. If the rehab outing goes well, Skaggs (4-4, 4.34 ERA) should be able to re-join the rotation sometime next week.
 
6/17/2014 5:33:00 PM
Description: Angels left-hander Tyler Skaggs (hamstring) will not start this weekend, according to Jeff Fletcher of the Orange County Register.
Insight: Skaggs was hoping to pitch in a simulated game Tuesday but wasn't ready. He has gone 4-4 with a 4.34 ERA, a 1.24 WHIP and 58 Ks in 76 2/3 innings this season. Skaggs will try to throw a bullpen session in the next day or two.
 
6/9/2014 7:51:00 PM
Description: Angels left-hander Tyler Skaggs is heading to the disabled list with a hamstring injury, according to Pedro Moura of the Orange County Register.
Insight: Hector Santiago will start Tuesday against the Athletics. Skaggs has gone 4-4 with a 4.34 ERA, a 1.24 WHIP and 58 Ks in 76 2/3 innings this season.
 
5/26/2014 7:08:00 PM
Description: Angels left-hander Tyler Skaggs gave up five runs in seven innings Monday at Seattle, but just two were earned. He struck out eight, walked two and allowed seven hits.
Insight: A two-out error by Erick Aybar in the bottom of the second led to three unearned runs for the Mariners. Skaggs has a 3.97 ERA, but fantasy owners have to like his 1.14 WHIP and improving strikeout rate (19 Ks in last 20 IP, 28 in first 45 2/3).
 
5/10/2014 5:08:00 PM
Description: Angels left-hander Tyler Skaggs gave up three runs (two earned) on four hits with zero walks over eight innings Saturday at Toronto.
Insight: Skaggs only lasted 2 2/3 innings and gave up six earned runs on eight hits his last start, but he came back strong Saturday. The left-hander's ERA is 4.14 but he's only been hit hard in one of his seven starts.
 
5/4/2014 7:42:00 PM
Description: Angels left-hander Tyler Skaggs ran into trouble Sunday against the Rangers.
Insight: Skaggs only lasted 2 2/3 innings and gave up six earned runs on eight hits. The left-hander watched his ERA rise from 3.34 to 4.54.
 
4/22/2014 9:55:00 PM
Description: Angels left-hander Tyler Skaggs worked around four walks Tuesday at Washington to grab his second win of the season.
Insight: Skaggs threw seven innings and gave up two runs on three hits while striking out five. The left-hander's velocity is back up to where it was when he was a top-10 MLB prospect prior to 2013, and he has a 3.21 ERA and a 1.11 WHIP in 28 innings.
 
4/5/2014 10:43:00 PM
Description: Angels left-hander Tyler Skaggs tossed eight innings and allowed four hits and one run (unearned) Saturday at Houston. He struck out five and walked one.
Insight: Skaggs, who was considered a top-10 overall prospect by mlb.com in 2012 when he was with the Diamondbacks, worked on his mechanics after posting a 5.43 ERA, a 1.41 WHIP and an 89.4 mph four-seamer the last two years. He was clocked at 93-95 mph Saturday. Granted, it was against the Astros, but it was still an encouraging performance.
 
3/14/2014 6:37:00 PM
Description: Angels left-hander Tyler Skaggs was clocked at 92-94 mph Friday, according to Jeff Fletcher of the Orange County Register.
Insight: Skaggs was considered a top-10 overall prospect by mlb.com in 2012 when he was with the Diamondbacks, but he has recorded a 5.43 ERA and a 1.41 WHIP over 68 innings in the majors while averaging 89.4 mph with his fastball. Los Angeles acquired him along with Hector Santiago for Mark Trumbo this winter.
 
7/21/2013 10:18:00 AM
Description: Arizona is calling up lefthander Tyler Skaggs to pitch Monday against Chicago. SOURCE: Arizona Republic
Insight: Skaggs (2-1, 4.03 ERA) has had mixed results in his five big league appearances this season but the D'Backs will continue to give him chances. Trevor Cahill and Brandon McCarthy aren't expected to come off the DL until next month so Skaggs should have quite a few opportunities to prove himself.
 
7/4/2013 12:17:00 PM
Description: Diamondbacks lefty Tyler Skaggs will start Friday against the Rockies in place of Trevor Cahill, who is on the DL with a bruised hip. SOURCE: Steve Gilbert, MLB.com
Insight: Skaggs has a 4.26 ERA and an 87/28 K/BB in 76 innings with Triple-A Reno this season, and he just three 8 1/3 shutout innings with 13 K in his latest start. However, the lefty has posted a 5.67 ERA and a 1.43 WHIP in 46 major league innings.
 
Cold6/10/2013 7:15:00 PM
Description: The Diamondbacks are sending lefthander Tyler Skaggs back to Triple-A.
Insight: Skaggs looked awful on Sunday, allowing eight hits, three walks and five earned runs in five innings. Despite his struggles, Skaggs (1-1, 5.40 ERA) is still a top prospect and likely to receive another chance at the major league level later this season.
 
6/9/2013 8:33:00 PM
Description: Diamondbacks left-hander Tyler Skaggs has given up 10 earned runs on 14 hits in 10 2/3 innings since being recalled to take the place of Brandon McCarthy (shoulder) in the rotation.
Insight: Baseball America ranked Skaggs 12th on its preseason top-100 prospects list. The left-hander had a rough year at Triple-A, posting a 5.23 ERA after posting a 5.83 ERA in 29 1/3 major league innings last season. He'll have an easier matchup at San Diego his next time out.
 
6/4/2013 5:01:00 PM
Description: Diamondbacks prospect Tyler Skaggs has been recalled from Triple-A Reno to start Tuesday against the Cardinals. Skaggs is replacing Brandon McCarthy (shoulder) in the rotation while McCarthy is on the DL.
Insight: Baseball America ranked Skaggs 12th on its preseason top-100 prospects list. The left-hander has had a rough year at Triple-A, posting a 5.23 ERA, but he does have a 54/17 K/BB in 51 2/3 innings and threw a six-inning, three-hit, no-run, nine-strikeout start against the Rangers on May 27. On potential alone, he should be owned in most leagues.
 
6/3/2013 6:55:00 PM
Description: Tyler Skaggs will make his second start of the season Tuesday against the Cardinals. SOURCE: Steve Gilbert, MLB.com
Insight: He'll take over for Brandon McCarthy, who was recently placed on the DL with a right shoulder injury. Skaggs is 2-3 with a 4.84 ERA in seven big league appearances.
 

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