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Los Angeles Angels

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April 8, 2021 06:24 PM
Angels' Luke Bard: Slated to miss remainder of season
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Bard (hip) has elected to undergo season-ending surgery, Rhett Bollinger of MLB.com reports.

Bard dealt with hip soreness throughout spring training and was placed on the 60-day injured list to begin the regular season. The recovery timetable for his procedure is 6-to-8 months, so Bard could be ready to pitch in time for spring training in 2022.

March 29, 2021 11:04 PM
Angels' Luke Bard: Placed on 60-day injured list
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Bard (hip) was moved to the 60-day injured list Monday, Fabian Ardaya of The Athletic reports.

Bard failed to remain healthy in spring training, and following his latest setback, he'll be sent to the 60-day IL to recover. This opens up space on the 40-man roster for an organization that added three bullpen arms to the big-league squad in Steve Cishek, Tony Watson and James Hoyt.

March 23, 2021 06:24 PM
Angels' Luke Bard: Slowed down again
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Bard continued to experience hip soreness Monday after throwing from 120 feet Sunday, and his throwing program has consequently been slowed down, Rhett Bollinger of MLB.com reports.

Bard has been struggling with hip soreness for much of the spring and has thrown only 1.1 Cactus League innings. He isn't expected to be ready to pitch by Opening Day, though an exact timetable for his return has yet to be announced.

March 20, 2021 09:00 PM
Angels' Luke Bard: Slated for bullpen session
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Bard (hip) is scheduled for a bullpen session Saturday, Rhett Bollinger of MLB.com reports.

Bard recently received an injection to treat the hip discomfort that has been bothering him for several weeks. Should Saturday's bullpen go well, Bard is likely to begin building up again, but he's unlikely to be ready for Opening Day.

March 20, 2021 02:52 AM
Angels' Luke Bard: Won't be be ready for Opening Day
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Bard (hip) isn't expected to be ready for game action in time for Opening Day, Rhett Bollinger of MLB.com reports.

Bard has been struggling with hip discomfort for the past two weeks and recently received an injection to try to relieve the pain. The right-hander is now likely to open the season on the injured list or at the team's alternate training site, but he could still make an impact out of the bullpen after returning to full health.

March 11, 2021 11:36 AM
Angels' Luke Bard: Gets injection in hip
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Bard received an injection in his hip this week, Rhett Bollinger of MLB.com reports.

It was presumably a cortisone injection or something similar to help with the pain. The issue first popped up last week. Bard projected to make the Opening Day bullpen, but it's possible he will open the year on the shelf.

March 7, 2021 12:12 PM
Angels' Luke Bard: Battling hip issue
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Bard is day-to-day with pain in his right hip, Rhett Bollinger of MLB.com reports.

It doesn't sound as though the Angels are too worried, though the exact nature of Bard's injury is not yet clear. If he's able to return to the field soon, he should still have plenty of time to make his case for an Opening Day bullpen spot.

September 26, 2020 08:32 PM
Angels' Luke Bard: Back with big club
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Bard was recalled from the alternate training site Saturday.

Bard will provide some bullpen depth for the Angels heading into the final two games of the season. The right-hander has allowed three runs on five hits with three strikeouts and zero walks over three innings this season.

September 5, 2020 11:36 PM
Angels' Luke Bard: Optioned to alternate site
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Bard was optioned to the Angels' alternate site Saturday.

Bard pitched both Friday and in the first game of Saturday's doubleheader, so the Angels decided to swap him with Kyle Keller to add a fresh arm to the bullpen. Bard has been up-and-down a couple times this season, so he could rejoin the big club before the year ends.

August 26, 2020 03:44 AM
Angels' Luke Bard: Recalled by Angels
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Bard was recalled from the Angels' alternate training site ahead of the second game of Tuesday's doubleheader against the Astros.

Bard will provide a fresh bullpen arm for the Angels after working at the team's alternate training site recently. During his first stint on the active roster this season, the right-hander tossed one scoreless inning while allowing two hits and one walk. Left-hander Jose Suarez was optioned to the alternate site in a corresponding move.

August 9, 2020 05:52 AM
Angels' Luke Bard: Optioned to alternate camp
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Bard was optioned to the Angels' alternate training site Saturday, Maria Torres of the Los Angeles Times reports.

Bard has made one relief appearance for the Angels this season. He'll return to the alternate training site after Patrick Sandoval was recalled ahead of his start Saturday. While Bard wasn't used much during his time on the active roster, he could return to the major-league bullpen at some point after he was effective in his lone appearance.

July 29, 2020 06:52 PM
Angels' Luke Bard: Joins big-league club
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Bard was recalled from the alternate training site Wednesday.

The 29-year-old missed out on the Opening Day roster, but he'll join the Angels less than a week into the season. Bard made 32 big-league appearances in 2019 and had a 4.78 ERA, 1.10 WHIP and 40:13 K:BB over 49 innings.

July 23, 2020 06:48 PM
Angels' Luke Bard: Doesn't make Opening Day roster
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Bard is not included on the Angels' 30-man roster.

Bard made 32 appearances with the Angels last season, but the team opted for alternate bullpen options to start the season. However, the 29-year-old will travel with the team as part of their three-man taxi squad for road trips, per Rhett Bollinger of MLB.com.

March 25, 2020 09:48 PM
Angels' Luke Bard: Sent to Triple-A
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Bard was optioned to Triple-A Salt Lake on Wednesday.

Bard showcased himself well prior to the suspension of spring training with one run allowed over four innings, but he's set to join Salt Lake once play resumes. The right-hander made 32 major-league appearances in 2019 and had a 4.78 ERA, 1.10 WHIP and 40:12 K:BB across 49 innings.

September 28, 2019 07:16 PM
Angels' Luke Bard: Thriving since latest callup
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Bard has retired 23 straight batters and owns a 1.93 ERA over 14 innings in September.

Bard compiled a 5.29 ERA and 1.35 WHIP in 23 appearances prior to September but has been much more effective since returning to the big club on the first day of roster expansion, allowing only three earned runs in 14 frames while posting a 13:1 K:BB. His success down the stretch in an expanded role -- he leads all Angels relievers in innings during September -- could put the 28-year-old could in line for a prominent bullpen spot for the Halos next season.

September 5, 2019 01:32 AM
Angels' Luke Bard: Opening Thursday
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Bard will serve as the opener Thursday at Oakland, Jeff Fletcher of The Orange County Register reports.

Bard has a 5.09 ERA, 1.33 WHIP and 26:11 K:BB through 35.1 innings for the Angels, and it will his third time opening a game this season. Jose Suarez is scheduled to follow as the primary pitcher.

September 1, 2019 10:44 PM
Angels' Luke Bard: Back with big club
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

The Angels recalled Bard from Triple-A Salt Lake ahead of Sunday's 4-3 loss to the Red Sox. He covered 1.1 scoreless innings in relief, giving up one hit and striking out a batter.

Bard had delivered a 5.29 ERA and 1.35 WHIP in 23 appearances with the Angels prior to rejoining the big club Sunday as one of its seven September callups. Though he acquitted himself well in his first appearance back with the Angels, Bard isn't expected to seize a meaningful role in the bullpen down the stretch.

August 21, 2019 04:08 PM
Angels' Luke Bard: Returns to Triple-A
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Bard was optioned to Triple-A Salt Lake following Game 2 of Tuesday's doubleheader against the Rangers.

Bard served as the 26th man for the twin bill and covered 2.1 scoreless frames during the nightcap. The 28-year-old has a 5.29 ERA, 1.35 WHIP and 25:11 K:BB over 34 major-league innings this season.

August 20, 2019 01:00 PM
Angels' Luke Bard: Joins big club for twin bill
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

The Angels recalled Bard from Triple-A Salt Lake ahead of Tuesday's doubleheader with the Rangers.

Bard has been designated as the Angels' 26th man for the twin bill, but he could stick around with the big club over Jaime Barria, who was also recalled from Triple-A to take the hill for the second game of the doubleheader in what may only amount to a spot start. For however long he's up with the big club, Bard likely won't see much usage in high-leverage spots. He's given up runs in all but one of his last seven relief appearances with the Angels and owns a 5.68 ERA across 31.2 innings this season.

August 17, 2019 03:04 PM
Angels' Luke Bard: Reinstated and optioned
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Bard (triceps) was activated from the 10-day injured list Friday and optioned to Triple-A Salt Lake.

Bard has been given the green light to return from the IL, though he'll head to the minor leagues for now. He's appeared in 22 games this season for Los Angeles, accruing a 5.68 ERA and 1.39 WHIP with a 25:10 K:BB over 31.2 frames.

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Pitching Stats
SeasonTeamWLERAGGSCGSHOSVSVOINNHRERHRHBPBBSO
2021LAA000.000000000.00000000
2020LAA006.756000005.37442007
2019LAA334.78323000149.0412726851340
2018LAA005.4080000011.7107743513
Total335.0403000166.05838371481860
More Pitching Stats
SeasonTeamIBBGOAOGO/AOSBCSPKBKWPAVGWHIPPAMB9
2021LAA000---00000---0.0000---
2020LAA0180.1000010.3041.3122311.81
2019LAA140600.7000115.2281.10219910.84
2018LAA17150.5000001.2221.2865313.89
Total248830.6092126.2341.15127511.45
Minor League Pitching Stats
YearTeamINNGPGSCGWLSVSOBBHERAWHIP
2012R-Gcl Twins 4.03100003536.752.000
2012R-Elizabethton Twins 3.04000014220.001.333
2013AFA-Fort Myers Miracle 1.01000002000.000.000
2013R-Elizabethton Twins 8.17001006621.110.988
2013R-Gcl Twins 3.040000013512.002.667
2015AFX-Cedar Rapids Kernels 52.128007104715452.421.152
2016AFA-Fort Myers Miracle 50.135003124520473.411.337
2016AA-Chattanooga Lookouts 14.2900000128165.071.690
2017AAA-Rochester Red Wings 13.0800000214133.461.308
2017AA-Chattanooga Lookouts 52.133004357820502.591.344
2018AAA-Rochester Red Wings 48.132003315218544.681.497
2019AAA-Salt Lake Bees 19.016102412610287.112.000
 

Player Info

Height/Weight:
6-3/200
Birthdate:
11/13/1990
Age:
30
Hometown:
Charlotte, NC
Bats/Throws:
R/R
Team:
Los Angeles Angels
College:
Georgia Tech
MLB Experience:
1