Angels Recap with Trent Rush

Angels Radio AM830 host, Trent Rush, brings you Angels updates, exclusive player interviews, fan questions, and more!

Angels Recap – Episode 107
There has been a lot going on at the Major League Baseball Winter Meetings in San Diego. Host Trent Rush takes you through the hectic first two days, including a new addition for the Angels and other transactions around the league.
49 min
Angels Recap – Episode 106
The offseason is in full swing, and with the hot stove heating up with the start of the Winter Meetings, host Trent Rush goes in-depth on the latest Angels additions so far. Hear from new outfielder Hunter Renfroe and new starting pitcher Tyler Anderson, as well as General Manager Perry Minasian on the club's offseason acquisitions.
45 min
Angels Recap – Episode 105
Host Trent Rush recaps Shohei Ohtani’s incredible performance against the Oakland Athletics on Thursday, September 29th – a near no-hitter – while relaying the words of fans as they make the case for Ohtani to win back-to-back MVP awards. Additionally, hear from Ohtani himself, Angels manager Phil Nevin, and more.
34 min
Angels Recap – Episode 104
Host Trent Rush covers a variety of topics and speaks to Angels outfielder Mickey Moniak, Darrell Miller and Daren Heaton (Urban Youth Academy’s Science of Sport program), Josh Caray (Play-by-Play Announcer for the Rocket City Trash Pandas), and Kyler Glaser (Baseball America).
49 min
Angels Recap – Episode 103
Reporting from the 2022 All-Star Game, Trent Rush brings you updates on Angels superstars and fan-voted starters Mike Trout and Shohei Ohtani!
31 min
Angels Recap – Episode 102
Get to know recent Angels call-up David MacKinnon as he shares his thoughts on his Major League debut, his “firsts” as a Halo, and his path to the Show!
21 min
Angels Recap – Episode 101
From notable home runs to a historic no-hitter, the past week has been nothing short of exciting for your Halos! Listen now as host Trent Rush gives an in-depth look at the latest and greatest Angels action.
33 min
Angels Recap – Episode 100
On the 100th episode of the Angels Recap Podcast, host Trent Rush reflects on the milestone and the support received by listeners! Hear also as he breaks down the last week of Angels baseball.
33 min
Angels Recap – Episode 99
Angels Recap – Episode 99
36 min
Angels Recap – Episode 98
With the 2022 MLB Opening Week in the books, Trent Rush recaps the first homestand and catches up with Angels broadcaster Matt Vasgersian.
32 min
Angels Recap – Episode 97
Happy Opening Day Eve! On today’s episode, Trent Rush makes his Angels predictions ahead of the 2022 season.
34 min
Angels Recap – Episode 96
On this episode of the Angels Recap Podcast, Trent Rush answers your most pressing questions as the 2022 regular season starts in just one week!
30 min
Angels Recap – Episode 95
Have you secured your Angels tickets? Tyler Wade’s family has. Hear from the new Angel and SoCal native as he discusses his local roots, style of play, and heart-pounding pranks.
34 min
Angels Recap – Episode 94
Baseball is back! Host Trent Rush provides an in-depth breakdown of the Angels roster in preparation for the regular season. Hear from Mike Trout, Shohei Ohtani, and Anthony Rendon as Spring Training gets underway.
42 min
Angels Recap – Episode 93
Host Trent Rush dives into the latest Angels news, including Shohei Ohtani’s A.L. MVP award honors and the signing of Noah Syndergaard.
47 min
Angels Recap – Episode 92
Having wrapped up the 2021 season, host Trent Rush has his sights set on the future. General Manager Perry Minasian addresses the key areas of focus heading into the offseason and Shohei Ohtani reflects on his performance.
38 min
Angels Recap – Episode 91
Host Trent Rush looks ahead at potential fits for the 2022 Angels roster and takes listeners through the recent media sessions with Mike Trout and Shohei Ohtani.
29 min
Angels Recap – Episode 90
Host Trent Rush speaks with Angels outfielder Jo Adell about his performance this season and the energy he exudes on the field. Hear also from manager Joe Maddon as the season comes to a close.
28 min
Angels Recap – Episode 89
With only a few weeks left in the 2021 season, Trent Rush makes his MVP case for Shohei Ohtani and looks ahead to 2022.
26 min
Angels Recap – Episode 88
Angels utility player Phil Gosselin discusses his Philadelphia roots and his increased role with the team.
31 min
Angels Recap – Episode 87
From an Ohtani MVP case to a Fletcher Gold Glove push, host Trent Rush takes us through the latest team updates in the final month of the season. Hear also from Angels infielders David Fletcher and Jack Mayfield!
32 min
Angels Recap – Episode 86
Angels outfielder Brandon Marsh drops by the Angels Recap Podcast to talk beard maintenance, the emotions behind his recent call up, and his friendship with teammate Jo Adell.
28 min
Angels Recap – Episode 85
Trent Rush reflects on the bright future of the Angels as he chats with Farm Director Joey Prebynski and Tri-City Dust Devils (High-A) Radio Play-By-Play Announcer Chris King about what they see from the young prospects.
33 min
Angels Recap – Episode 84
With less than two months left of the 2021 regular season, Trent Rush provides his insights on the team and shares updates from Angels Manager Joe Maddon and General Manager Perry Minasian.
29 min
Angels Recap – Episode 83
With the recent call-ups of multiple young Angels talents, host Trent Rush reflects on the future of the club and the impact of these top prospects.
28 min
Angels Recap – Episode 82
In honor of ‘70s Throwback Weekend at the Big A, host Trent Rush takes you back in time as he speaks with Angels aces Frank Tanana and Clyde Wright! Hear also from veteran L.A. broadcaster Ted Sobel.
54 min
Angels Recap – Episode 81
Learn more about the behind-the-scenes action of the All-Star Game as Angels Director of Communications Adam Chodzko details the demands of the mid-summer classic.
49 min
Angels Recap – Episode 80
Host Trent Rush recaps the 2021 All-Star Game and Angels Scouting Director Matt Swanson stops by to discuss the team’s recent draft picks.
37 min
Angels Recap – Episode 79
Hear from Mike Trout, Joe Maddon, Jared Walsh, and David Fletcher as host Trent Rush takes you through health updates, hit streaks, and more!
24 min
Angels Recap – Episode 78
On this episode of the Angels Recap Podcast, Trent Rush dives into the recent Angels pitching changes and highlights the unique success of Shohei Ohtani!
26 min
Angels Recap – Episode 77
Host Trent Rush dives into Shohei Ohtani’s phenomenal performance this season and highlights the pitching prospects in the Angels minor league system.
30 min
Angels Recap – Episode 76
Angels superstar Mike Trout discusses the joys of fatherhood, the team's recent performance and what it means to play 1985-style baseball! 
31 min
Angels Recap – Episode 75
Get to know Angels pitcher Alex Cobb as he talks about the Cobb family dogs, the mentality he brings to his game, and his connection to military families.
30 min
Angels Recap – Episode 74
Angels Recap Podcast host Trent Rush walks you through the team’s recent performance, who is heating up, and the updates on an injured Mike Trout.
43 min
Angels Recap – Episode 73
Trent Rush answers fan questions and has an in-depth conversation with MLB Network studio host and new co-host of Intentional Talk, Stephen Nelson!
39 min
Angels Recap – Episode 72
Trent Rush shares his thoughts on Angels phenom Shohei Ohtani and what Mike Trout’s injury means to the team.
20 min
Angels Recap – Episode 71
Angels Recap Podcast host Trent Rush chats with Taylor Ward about his approach at the plate and his tenure with the team.
26 min
Angels Recap – Episode 70
Learn more about Angels outfielder Scott Schebler as he dives into his journey in the big leagues, his competitive nature, and the impact of the veterans on this team.
33 min
Angels Recap – Episode 69
Angels pitcher Andrew Heaney shares his thoughts on finding his rhythm this season, the role analytics plays in his game, and the energy surrounding this team.
29 min
Angels Recap – Episode 68
Hear from Angels infielder Jose Rojas as he talks about his journey to the big leagues, his versatility on the field, and what it means to play for his local team as an Anaheim native.  
29 min
Angels Recap - Episode 67
With the first few games of the 2021 season in the books, General Manager Perry Minasian talks through the talent and makeup of this team.
30 min
Angels Recap – Episode 66
Trent Rush shares his insights on the team leading into the regular season and chats with veteran Angels outfielder Justin Upton!
28 min
Angels Recap – Episode 65
Angels pitching prospect Chris Rodriguez discusses his recovery following back surgery and shares his experience this spring.
38 min
Angels Recap - Episode 64
Host Trent Rush breaks down Ohtani’s stellar Spring Training performance, Bundy’s role as the team’s Opening Day starter, and his predictions for the regular season lineup.
31 min
Angels Recap - Episode 63
Get to know new Angels infielder Jose Iglesias as he chats about joining the team, his passion for music, and his experience as a father.
22 min
Angels Recap – Episode 62
Trent Rush provides an update on Angels Spring Training as he breaks down Ohtani’s progress, the impact of the rising pitching prospects, and the future of Albert Pujols.
38 min
Angels Recap - Episode 61
Trent Rush speaks with Jared Walsh about his breakout 2020 season and his versatility on the field. Hear also from Mike Trout and Joe Maddon about the make and culture of this team.
38 min
Angels Recap - Episode 60
Angels Spring Training is officially underway! As pitchers and catchers report for their first day of camp, Trent Rush discusses the team’s rotation and dives into Shohei Ohtani’s progress with manager Joe Maddon.
40 min
Angels Recap - Episode 59
Outfielder Jo Adell shares his offseason routine and explains his approach to the game at the Major League level.
35 min
Angels Recap - Episode 58
Trent Rush answers fan questions and shares GM Perry Minasian’s insights from his recent conference call.
30 min
Angels Recap - Episode 57
Kurt Suzuki details his excitement in joining the Angels organization. Mark Gubicza also joins the podcast to chat about the search for his new broadcast partner.
43 min
Angels Recap - Episode 56
David Fletcher stops by the Angels Recap Podcast to discuss his dedicated fan following and goals for the upcoming season. Hear also from Joe Maddon as Trent Rush breaks down his insights from the Virtual Winter Meetings.
42 min
Angels Recap – Episode 55
 Listen to Trent Rush’s exclusive interviews with new Angels GM Perry Minasian and Manager Joe Maddon, as well as the introductory GM Press Conference in its entirety.
68 min
Angels Recap - Episode 54
The season wrap up continues as we dive into a previous conversation with Mark Langston regarding the team’s 2020 performance. Andrew Heaney also stops by to discuss his Pup Cup Virtual 5K-9 charity event.
46 min
Angels Recap - Episode 53
In the first podcast of the offseason, Trent Rush recaps the past year and highlights what to expect from the Angels' GM search moving forward. Hear from Angels manager Joe Maddon and president John Carpino to wrap up the 2020 season.
32 min
Angels Recap - Episode 52 (Part 2)
Listen now to the extended edition of Episode 53, complete with an updated postseason standings report from Trent Rush.
25 min
Angels Recap - Episode 51 (Part 1)
On part one of this two-part episode, the Angels continue to battle during the final week of the 2020 regular season. Hear about the team’s performance from Mike Mayers, Mike Trout, and Taylor Ward.
18 min
Angels Recap - Episode 50
Albert Pujols reflects on his road to 660 home runs and shares his perspective on his long list of accomplishments. Hear also from Jared Walsh as he discusses his spectacular September performance.  
19 min
Angels Recap - Episode 49
With Mike Trout breaking his Angels franchise home run record, hear from Tim Salmon as he reflects on the latest feat of his fellow “fish.
27 min
Angels Recap - Episode 48
Trent Rush provides his breakdown of the recent Trade Deadline transactions. Hear also from Angels general manager Billy Eppler as he elaborates on the Angels’ approach.
21 min
Angels Recap - Episode 47
With the trade deadline approaching, Trent Rush shares his take!
21 min
Angels Recap - Episode 46
Learn more about Angels Pitcher Dylan Bundy as he discusses his off-day itinerary and life on his ranch. Hear also from the Angels’ first pick in the 2020 draft, Reid Detmers, and Manager Joe Maddon.
21 min
Angels Recap - Episode 45
Angels Third Base Coach Brian Butterfield chats about working alongside Joe Maddon and the leadership he sees from the team’s top talents.
25 min
Angels Recap - Episode 44
On this episode of the Angels Recap Podcast, hear about Mike Trout’s experience as a new dad and Jo Adell’s first phone call after his Major League callup! Angels broadcasters Mark Gubicza and Terry Smith also lend their thoughts on their own 2020 season adjustments.
32 min
Angels Recap - Episode 43
With the Angels’ first game of the 2020 season nearing, Trent Rush gets the latest updates on Mike Trout’s playing status, Anthony Rendon’s health, and future plans for Jo Adell. Tony La Russa also stops by to discuss his work with the team and his history with Albert Pujols.
36 min
Angels Recap - Episode 42
The Angels VP of Stuff, Tim Buss, stops by the program to talk about his role and thoughts on the 2020 season!
24 min
Angels Recap - Episode 41
Camp Halo has set up shop at The Big A! Trent Rush breaks down the first few days of Summer Camp and what to look forward to as the players ramp up.
25 min
Angels Recap - Episode 40
It’s an All-Star roundtable in this week’s Angels Recap Podcast! Host Trent Rush is joined by Mark Langston, Jose Mota, and Terry Smith as the group discusses the return of baseball and what fans can expect.
40 min
Angels Recap- Episode 39
Angels first-round Draft pick Reid Detmers joins the show and discusses his emotions on getting drafted, his preparation at Louisville and a text he got from Mike Trout.
25 min
Angels Recap- Episode 38
Trent Rush is joined by draft expert Taylor Blake Ward to dive into the 2020 MLB Draft and who the Angels might be targeting.
33 min
Angels Recap- Episode 37
José Mota joins the podcast to talk through how he got his start with the Angels and some of his career highlights thus far.
38 min
Angels Recap - Episode 36
Joe Maddon, Mike Trout, and Justin Upton divulge what they’ve been up to during the baseball season hiatus.
45 min
Angels Recap- Episode 35
Get to know the voice of the Angels! Terry Smith, Angels Radio AM830’s Play-By-Play announcer, shares his experiences in sports radio and his perspective on the team as the longest tenured radio broadcaster in club history.
60 min
Angels Recap - Episode 34
Angels alum and current Angels Radio AM830 color analyst Mark Langston stops by the Angels Recap Podcast to talk about his combined no-hitter and the state of the 2020 baseball season.
34 min
Angels Recap - Episode 33
Torii Hunter joins the Angels Recap Podcast to discuss his time in an Angels uniform and the promising prospects within the organization.
35 min
Angels Recap - Episode 32
Listen as Angels alum Scott Spiezio shares his stories about the 2002 Postseason, including a retelling of his World Series Game 6 home run.
54 min
Angels Recap - Episode 31
World Series Champion and Angels Hall of Famer Tim Salmon breaks down the Angels’ 2002 postseason run on this episode of the Angels Recap Podcast!
37 min
Angels Recap - Episode 30
Retired Major League pitcher and current Angels TV color analyst Mark Gubicza joins the Angels Recap Podcast to discuss his time as a player and his transition into broadcasting.
34 min
Angels Recap - Episode 29
Trent Rush chats with Angels alum Jim Abbott about his quick rise and impressive career in baseball. Hear also from author and historian Chris Epting as he recounts the state of baseball during historical hardships.
58 min
Angels Recap - Episode 28
Angels skipper Joe Maddon stops by the Angels Recap Podcast to lend his insights on a variety of topics. Trent Rush also addresses fan questions.
39 min
Angels Recap - Episode 27
With the 2020 regular season on hold, Trent Rush looks to keep you updated on all things Angels baseball during this time. Listen now as he chats with Angels pitcher, Ty Buttrey!  
29 min
Angels Recap - Episode 26
Trent Rush analyzes the 2020 Angels team with an insightful position by position breakdown
51 min
Angels Recap - Episode 25
Listen to Angels top prospects Jo Adell and Brandon Marsh, as well as Angels director of Minor League operations Mike LaCassa, all on this episode of the Angels Recap Podcast!
42 min
Angels Recap - Episode 24
The Angels Recap Podcast takes a moment to honor Kobe Bryant and his connection to the Angels. Trent Rush sits down with Angels beat writer Fabian Ardaya to discuss the legacy of Orange County baseball coach John Altobelli. The episode also features Mike Trout’s MVP speech from the BBWAA Dinner. 
47 min
Angels Recap - Episode 23
Angels pitcher Griffin Canning chats with Trent Rush, as well as Angels beat reporter Jeff Fletcher!
46 min
Angels Recap - Episode 22
Angels infielder and new #22 David Fletcher stops by to chat on the Angels Recap Podcast! Trent Rush also discusses roster moves with Angels general manager Billy Eppler and the upcoming rivalry game with members of the US Women's Hockey Team.
45 min
Angels Recap - Episode 21
Trent Rush offers his insight on the latest Angels' transactions, trade rumors and Hall of Fame hopefuls!
46 min
Angels Recap - Episode 20
On this episode of the Angels Recap Podcast, Trent Rush breaks down the Angels’ offseason moves, dissects some of the team’s remaining needs and highlights the top plays from the 2019 season. Hear from Angels alumni and current Angels Radio AM830 broadcaster Mark Langston and recent Angels addition Anthony Rendon as well!
104 min
Angels Recap - Episode 19
The Angels Recap Podcast returns with interviews from Joe Maddon, Arte Moreno and Tim Salmon!
53 min
Angels Recap - Episode 18
From Spring Training expectations to being a leader in the clubhouse, listen as manager Brad Ausmus, Mike Trout, and Kole Calhoun discuss their outlooks on the upcoming 2019 season!
37 min
Angels Recap - Episode 17
New Angels pitcher Cody Allen chats with Trent Rush about his offseason free agency, joining the Angels bullpen, and what he’s hoping to get out of his first Spring Training with the club. Angels Television Play-By-Play announcer Victor Rojas also stops by the Angels Recap Podcast to discuss his call of the games and his family’s history with the Angels organization.
44 min
Angels Recap - Episode 16
On this episode of the Angels Recap Podcast the team's No.1 prospect Jo Adell discusses his experience in the Minors. Listen as he details playing in the All-Star Futures Game, how he plans to approach the upcoming opportunities at Spring Training and his involvement within the community. Trent Rush also takes time to answer fan questions and honors the late Frank Robinson.
45 min
Angels Recap - Episode 15
Angels outfielder Justin Upton stops by the Angels Recap Podcast to share his thoughts on playing next to Mike Trout, his 2018 performance and his offseason routine. This episode also features the BBWAA Award Ceremony speeches from Billy Eppler and 2018 Rookie of the Year Shohei Ohtani. Stay tuned until the end for a breakdown of the 2019 promotional items!
43 min
Angels Recap - Episode 14
On this episode of the Angels Recap Podcast, new Angels players Matt Harvey and Tommy La Stella speak with Trent Rush about how excited they are to join the team. Each player discusses their respective career, their potential role within the organization, their enthusiasm on moving to Southern California and much more. Listen now!
43 min
Angels Recap - Episode 13
Angels pitcher Andrew Heaney gets the call on this episode of the Angels Recap Podcast, as he and Trent Rush chat about the upcoming baseball season. Listen as the two discuss Heaney’s strong 2018 performance, what some of the offseason moves mean to his role, and what it means to be an “ace”. Trent also spoke with baseball great Dusty Baker about the future of the sport.
50 min
Angels Recap - Episode 12
On this episode of the Angels Recap Podcast, Angels player Zack Cozart explains the grind of his rehabilitation. Listen to his candid interview about his journey to get back to baseball in time for Spring Training, as well as Trent Rush’s discussion with Billy Eppler regarding the Angels’ notable offseason signings.
43 min
Angels Recap - Episode 11
Following the conclusion of the MLB Winter Meetings, Trent Rush recaps the Angels’ strategy in putting together the 2019 team. Listen to sound bites from GM Billy Eppler and manager Brad Ausmus as they highlight plans for Shohei Ohtani, Albert Pujols’ role and the potential offseason moves.
46 min
Angels Recap - Episode 10
Get a behind-the-scenes perspective on baseball with the latest episode of the Angels Recap Podcast! Angels general manager Billy Eppler answers Trent Rush’s most pressing questions prior to the MLB Winter Meetings.
46 min
Angels Recap - Episode 9
Join Trent Rush in Montgomery, Texas as he sits down with Justin Anderson to discuss off-season plans and his first year pitching in the big leagues. Rush also takes a look at some of the current needs of the Angels team and answers fan questions.
39 min
Angels Recap - Episode 8
Learn more about Angels history as Trent Rush reviews notable facts and unique player feats with author and historian, Chris Epting, and author of “Shohei Ohtani: the Amazing Story of Baseball’s Two-Way Japanese Superstar,” Jay Paris.
37 min