Los Angeles Teams

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Alden Gonzalez ESPN Staff Writer 

The Rams blew out their speakers while trying to prepare for the noise in Seattle. They are officially listed as questionable.

Alden Gonzalez ESPN Staff Writer 

Rams LT Andrew Whitworth said he initially feared he had suffered a serious injury on Sunday, but he feels good now. He got his ankle rolled on, which also tweaked his knee. But he said he had a good week of practice and will be fine for the game. C John Sullivan was the only one who missed practice today, but it was due to illness. He'll be good to go, too.

Tristan H. Cockcroft ESPN Senior Writer 

If Zack Cozart adapts nicely to third base, that's going to be an amazing Angels defensive infield. Their pitchers, while not household names, just became a heck of a lot more interesting fantasy picks.

David Schoenfield ESPN Senior Writer 

Just give Billy Eppler the executive of the year award already. His offseason has turned the Angels into a strong wild-card favorite: He re-signed Justin Upton, convinced Shohei Ohtani to come to Anaheim, traded for Ian Kinsler and now signed Zack Cozart. Obviously, Cozart won't play shortstop with Andrelton Simmons around, but Simmons, Cozart and Kinsler should give the Angels maybe the best defensive infield in the league.

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Angels sign ex-Reds SS Cozart to 3-year deal

The Los Angeles Angels made their third high-profile acquisition this month, signing former Reds shortstop Zack Cozart to a three-year deal worth $38 million. The All-Star also agreed to be the team's third baseman.

Eric Karabell ESPN Senior Writer 

Zack Cozart gets three years to play third base for the Angels, but for fantasy purposes he'll retain shortstop eligibility for all of 2018. What's less certain are his durability and his offensive numbers. Cozart has never had a season like he just did, the power and the walks. Perhaps he can sustain it all and he'd be a coveted fantasy middle infielder, but it's tough to regard him as a safe bet to hit .297 with 24 homers. Timing indeed is everything!

Eric Karabell ESPN Senior Writer 

Zack Cozart gets three years to play third base for the Angels, but for fantasy purposes he'll retain shortstop eligibility for all of 2018. What's less certain are his durability and his offensive numbers. Cozart has never had a season like he just did, the power and the walks. Perhaps he can sustain it all and he'd be a coveted fantasy middle infielder, but it's tough to regard him as a safe bet to hit .297 with 24 homers. Timing indeed is everything!

Lawrence Murray ESPN.com 

In addition to Austin Rivers (concussion) and Danilo Gallinari (glute), the LA Clippers will be without Milos Teodosic tonight at Washington due to rest. With Blake Griffin (knee) and Patrick Beverley (knee) out longer-term, that leaves a lot of responsibility for DeAndre Jordan and Lou Williams.

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