Matthew Ryan Angle...attended Whitehall Yearling High School (OH) and Ohio State University.
Spent entire season with Triple-A Albuquerque in Dodgers' system, posting .283 (113x400) average with 70 runs scored, 20 doubles, eight triples, eight home runs and 62 RBI in 120 games...Established career highs in triples, home runs and RBI...Ranked second among Isotopes' hitters in stolen bases; third in runs scored, triples and RBI; and fourth in hits and doubles...On June 4 vs. Oklahoma City, tallied first career multi-home run game...Connected for two-out solo homer in second inning, and another solo shot in seventh...From July 1-11, had season-best nine-game hitting streak. Hit .455 (15x33) with 13 runs, five doubles, one home run and five RBI over streak...Recorded season-high four hits on July 1 at Oklahoma City, finishing 4x4 with two runs, a double and two RBI...Notched three doubles in 3x5 effort against Iowa on July 5...Average fared better at home, posting .306 (59x193) mark at Isotopes Park, compared to .261 (54x207) average on road...Appeared at all three outfield positions, while also starting two games as designated hitter...Posted .333 (4x12) average with a triple and five RBI as pinch-hitter...Following season, appeared in 28 games with Culiacan in Mexican League, batting .241 (26x108) with five doubles, three home runs and five RBI.
Recalled from Triple-A Norfolk on July 17 and made his Major League debut that night against Cleveland...Was hitless in his first 13 Major League at-bats before getting a bunt hit off Anthony Swarzak on August 25 at Minnesota...Hit his first Major League home run (a leadoff shot) on Sept. 24 at Detroit off Justin
Verlander...drove in the winning run in the game with a squeeze bunt...Recorded multi-hit games on Sept. 10 at Toronto and Sept. 19 at Boston...Notched first Major League RBI, Aug. 26 against New York (AL) with an RBI double
off A.J. Burnett...Stole five bases in a three-game span at New York (AL), Sept. 5-7...was 11-for-12 in
stolen bases...Orioles were 20-11 in games Angle played...Hit safely in 16 of 18 games for Norfolk (including two seven-game hitting streaks)
from June 28-July 24, with 11 multi-hit games...batted .418 (33-79) with three
doubles, two homers and 11 RBI in those 18 games...raised average from .234 to
.278 during the streak...Batted .296 (88-for-297) against right-handers and .213 (27-for-127) against lefthanders at Norfolk...Hit .340 (66-for-194) with eight doubles, two triples, two homers, 18 RBI and 18
stolen bases between June and July for Norfolk...Batted .271 (115-for-424) in 108 games for Norfolk and his 27 stolen bases led
the Tides and were third in the International League.
Began the season with Double-A Bowie, hitting .383 with a .900 OPS in 14 games, hitting safely in 13 of them (7 multi-hit games) ... Promoted to Triple-A Norfolk on May 29 and was with the Tides the remainder of the season ... Collected season-high 4 hits twice, June 4 vs. Buffalo and August 9 vs. Indianapolis ... Finished second on the Tides and T-11th in the International League with 24 stolen bases ... Stole 10 consecutive bases without being caught, July 1-22 ... Tied for the team lead with four triples ... Batted .320 (33-103) against left-handed pitching and .235 (58-247) against righties in the International League ... Hit .338 (25-74) with an .812 OPS with runners in scoring position
Began the season with Class-A Frederick and was named to the 2009 Carolina League post-season All-Star Team...Was named the Carolina League Player of the Week, June 8-14, batting .417 with five RBI and stole three bases...Finished 4th in the Carolina League in stolen bases (40) and 5th in runs scored (78)...Led the Keys in walks (59) and had five four-hit games...Hit safely in seven of eight games after being promoted to Bowie, batting .357 (10-28) with six runs scored...Batted .237 in 19 games for Phoenix in the Arizona Fall League
Spent the season with Class-A Delmarva and led the team in runs scored (82) and stolen bases (37) and tied for second in batting average (.287) and triples (5)...Had an 11-game hit streak, August 7-18, during which he hit .395 (15-38) with two doubles, a triple, a home run, 11 runs and four RBI.
Batted .301 in 66 games for Aberdeen...Finished 2nd in the New York-Penn League with 34 stolen bases and 60 runs scored...Represented Aberdeen in the NYPL All-Star Game...Reached base safely in 19 consecutive games, July 14-August 2, batting .378 (28-74) with a .477 on-base percentage during the streak...Led the IronBirds with 4 triples, 47 walks and a .421 on-base percentage.