Tyler Skaggs

#45 SP / L.A. Angels / EXP: 3YRS Height: 6-4 Weight: 200 lb Age: 24 College: None Bats/Throws L/L

Fantasy Points by Week

    SP Rank
    INJURY ALERT: Probable | Elbow | Probable for start of season
    • by Sean d'Oliveira | CBSSports.com

      Angels' Tyler Skaggs wants to avoid confusion over his return

      With the Mets and Matt Harvey not on the same page when it comes to his workload following Tommy John surgery, Angels pitcher Tyler Skaggs vowed to discuss it over with the team so there is no confusion, reports the Los Angeles Times. "I know for a fact that myself, the doctor, the team and my agent will sit down and talk it through this off-season," Skaggs said. "I promise you next year it will not go down for me like it is for Matt Harvey." Skaggs underwent Tommy John surgery nearly 13 months ago and will not pitch this season.

    • by Shawn Krest | CBSSports.com

      Angels' Tyler Skaggs wants to return to MLB in 2015

      Angels pitcher Tyler Skaggs is making progress in his recovery from Tommy John surgery, but he doesn't have the same definition of progress as the team. The Angels have said that Skaggs, who had surgery last August, will not return to the mound until 2016. Skaggs is throwing off a mound, a milestone he reached last week. His goal is to return to the Angels this season. "I want to help my team win," Skaggs said Monday, per the Orange County Register. "I can definitely go out and throw some innings, even if it's out of the bullpen. Whatever is necessary...I've been working my (butt) off to get to that point. If push comes to shove and I feel I'm ready, then of course I'm going to say yes. I'll leave it up to everyone else."

    • by Jason Lempert | Staff Writer

      Angels SP Tyler Skaggs (elbow) hoping to throw off mound by July

      Angels starter Tyler Skaggs, who is recovering from Tommy John surgery, has been taking a planned week off from his rehab, and will resume throwing on Monday. He's currently slated to start having bullpen sessions by July 1, according to The Orange County Register. Skaggs made 18 starts for the Halos last season, going 5-5 with a 4.30 ERA before going down with an elbow injury in August. He is not expected to return to a big-league mound until 2016.

    • by Sean d'Oliveira | CBSSports.com

      Angels SP Tyler Skaggs may push back recovery date

      As Angels pitcher Tyler Skaggs tries to recover from Tommy John surgery last August, he said he's considering moving back his goal of pitching in a minor-league game from the summer to the fall, reports MLB.com. "I'm going to talk to the [doctor] and the medical staff about it," Skaggs said. "When I come back, I want to be as strong as I possibly can." He added that he's been able to throw from 130 feet and everything is going well.

    • by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com

      Angels transfer LHP Tyler Skaggs to 60-day DL

      The Angels transferred left-hander Tyler Skaggs from the 15-day disabled list to the 60-day disabled list on Wednesday, per the team's official website. Skaggs is recovering from August 2014 Tommy John surgery. He hopes to start throwing off a mound by ate June.

    • by Michael Hurcomb | Fantasy Writer

      Angels' Skaggs wants to mimic Harvey's plan after elbow surgery

      Angels starting pitcher Tyler Skaggs, who is recovering from Tommy John surgery in August, no longer has the goal of pitching in a minor-league game this season, according to the Los Angeles Times. "I'm going to try the Matt Harvey program," Skaggs said of giving himself 18 months recovery before pitching in a game. "Seeing how he pitched was very encouraging to me. It looks like nothing ever happened to him, and that's exciting for me because I feel the same way." Skaggs threw for eight weeks in February and March before taking two weeks off. He is in the third week of a six-week throwing program and is throwing from 115 feet. He hopes to begin throwing off a mound by late June. "I feel good," he said.

    • by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com

      Angels' Tyler Skaggs still eight weeks away from mound work

      Angels pitcher Tyler Skaggs told reporters he's throwing at a distance of about 110 feet, while he continues to build arm strength, according to the Orange County Register. Skaggs underwent Tommy John surgery last August and may be eight weeks away from throwing off a mound. Depending on his rehab, the left-hander could be in line to make an appearance in Arizona Rookie League later this year

    • by Brandon Wise | Staff Writer

      Angels place Garrett Richards, Josh Hamilton on 15-day DL

      The Angels have decided to place the following players on the 15-day disabled list to start the season: Josh Hamilton (shoulder), Cory Rasmus (abdominal), Garrett Richards (knee) and Tyler Skaggs (elbow). Hamilton has been hampered by a shoulder issue all spring and has not made significant progress to get back from the injury. Richards threw a Triple-A game Thursday as a part of his rehab from offseason knee surgery and could join the team fairly soon.

    • by Brandon Wise | Staff Writer

      Angels' Tyler Skaggs could throw in Arizona Rookie League this year

      Angels pitcher Tyler Skaggs won't reach the majors this season, but may be able to throw in the Arizona Rookie League, reports Orange County Register. Skaggs is recovering from Tommy John surgery lsat August and is hoping to get back on the mound soon. He will resume his throwing program Monday.

    • by Larry Hartstein | Senior Analyst

      Update: Tyler Skaggs to have Tommy John surgery

      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.

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