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An array of former Dodgers and Angels are helping other teams

From Adrian Beltre with Texas to Mike Napoli with Boston, every team in the big leagues has a former Dodger or Angel on its roster or staff.

April 27, 2013|By Kevin Baxter
  • Red Sox catcher Mike Napoli celebrates after hitting a grand slam against the Oakland A's last week in Boston.
Red Sox catcher Mike Napoli celebrates after hitting a grand slam against… (Jim Rogash / Getty Images )

Former Dodgers and Angels are playing roles for teams all around the major leagues. Times staff writer Kevin Baxter ranks the teams and provides updates on them. (Statistics through Friday's games. Last week's rankings in parentheses):

1. TEXAS Ex-Dodgers Adrian Beltre (four HRs), Derek Lowe (1-0 in five games) making contributions. (7)

2. ATLANTA Former Dodger Reed Johnson hitting .250 off the Braves' bench. (1)

3. ST. LOUIS Dodgers helped St. Louis to a title when they sent Rafael Furcal there in 2011. (10)

4. BOSTON Ex-Angel Mike Napoli leads majors in runs batted in with 27. (3)

5. BALTIMORE Former Angel Darren O'Day is 2-0, 0.79 with four holds in 11 relief appearances. (13)

6. COLORADO Jon Garland, who pitched for the Dodgers and Angels, has three quality starts in four tries. (4)

7. PITTSBURGH Ex-Dodger Russell Martin is the top-fielding catcher in the majors. (16)

8. SAN FRANCISCO Ryan Vogelsong, 1-3 for Angels in minors in 2010, is 28-17, 3.33 ERA as Giant over three years. (5)

9. OAKLAND Bartolo Colon, who won the Cy Young Award as an Angel, is 3-0, 2.42 ERA in four starts. (2)

10. CINCINNATI Reds getting spark off the bench from ex-Dodger Xavier Paul (.323). (11)

11. WASHINGTON Ex-Dodger Jayson Werth leads team with 16 runs. (6)

12. ARIZONA Patrick Corbin, second-round pick of the Angels in 2009, is 2-0, 1.71 ERA in four starts. (12)

13. KANSAS CITY Angels castoff Ervin Santana leads first-place Royals staff with 2.48 ERA. (14)

14. DETROIT Ex-Angel Torii Hunter tops majors with 34 hits and .382 batting average. (9)

15. N.Y. YANKEES Angels paying Vernon Wells $9.5 million to hit .308 with six HRs for Yankees. (8)

16. DODGERS Ex-Angel Zack Greinke was 1-0, 1.59 ERA and a 0.71 WHIP when he landed on the DL. (17)

17. MILWAUKEE One-time Angels prospect Jean Segura leads team with 28 hits and .359 average. (18)

18. TAMPA BAY Joe Maddon managed Rays to a pennant, four 90-win seasons since leaving Angels staff. (24)

19. ANGELS Ex-Dodgers bench coach Mike Scioscia has .547 win percentage and a title with Angels. (23)

20. PHILADELPHIA Former Angel Kevin Frandsen batting .444 as a pinch-hitter, 313 overall. (22)

21. N.Y. METS Ageless ex-Angel LaTroy Hawkins is third on staff with 10 appearances. (15)

22. MINNESOTA Ex-Dodger Jamey Carroll has played two infield positions without making an error. (21)

23. CLEVELAND Ex-Dodger prospect Carlos Santana leads teams in four categories, including batting (.352). (26)

24. TORONTO Right-handers batting .158 against ex-Angel reliever Darren Oliver in team-high 11 games. (19)

25. CHI. WHITE SOX Paul Konerko, former first-round pick of Dodgers, a six-time All-Star with White Sox. (25)

26. SEATTLE Former Angel Kendrys Morales second on team with 22 hits, leads with 12 walks. (20)

27. CHI. CUBS Former All-Star Edwin Jackson won his MLB debut with Dodgers on his 20th birthday. (28)

28. HOUSTON Bench coach Eduardo Perez was a first-round pick of the Angels in 1991. (29)

29. SAN DIEGO Bud Black one of three former members of Mike Scioscia's staff managing in the majors. (27)

30. MIAMI Former Dodger Juan Pierre hitting only .198 but leads the team with five steals. (30)

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