That 18-1 record the Angels’ Triple-A affiliate has posted matches that of last season’s New England Patroits in the NFL. For whatever that is worth. According to Salt Lake broadcaster Steve Klauke, the team’s start ties the record for best in Pacific Coast League history. Here are some other facts from Klauke:
The current streak of 10 straight wins equals the franchise record set
June 8-18, 2000 when we were the Salt Lake Buzz.
The team currently leads the PCL in batting average (.308), ERA (3.41)
and fielding percentage (.986).
Seven wins have come in our last at-bat, including two walk-off wins at
The team is 11-0 on the road and the eleven straight road wins is a
The team has been able to win close games (6-0 in games decided by one
run) and routs (8-0 in games decided by four runs or more).
The starting rotation of Nick Green, Nick Adenhart, Shane Loux, Kasey
Olenberger and Giancarlo Alvarado has a combined ERA of 2.98.
Jose Arredondo is 7-for-7 in converting save opportunities.
Not a bad start to a season. Now when do these guys get to the big leagues?