Los Angeles Angels Get Mocked For Using Nickelback Walk-Up Songs In 14th Straight Loss

Angels Mocked For Using Nickelback Walk-Up Songs In 14th Straight Loss

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Just when you thought it couldn’t get any worse for the Los Angeles Angels, it does.

Fresh off their 13th straight loss – a franchise record – the Angels decided to try something new Wednesday night.

After firing their manager Joe Maddon on Tuesday, and losing their superstar outfielder Mike Trout to a groin injury that same night, Los Angeles made the unusual move of having all of their batters use Nickelback for their walk-up song.

It didn’t work.

They still lost to the Boston Red Sox by a score of 1 to 0.

“I like Nickelback,” new interim manager Phil Nevin said after the game. “The entire game, I got the songs in my head, I can’t stop singing, and the next guy comes up. … I don’t know who it was [who decided to use the Nickelback songs], but it was neat, for a while.”

Angels players didn’t know that they would be walking up to Nickelback songs

“It definitely threw us off guard a little bit,” said starting pitcher Reid Detmers. “That’s just trying to keep us loose, have some fun.”

It also threw baseball fans off, more than a little bit.

Here was the full playlist for the Angels’ batters Wednesday night.

1. Shohei Ohtani – “Photograph”
2. Jo Adell – “Rockstar”
3. Jared Walsh – “How You Remind Me”
4. Matt Duffy – “Someday”
5. Juan Lagares – “If Today Was Your Last Day”
6. Brandon Marsh – “When We Stand Together”
7. Jack Mayfield – “What Are You Waiting For?”
8. Kurt Suzuki – “This Afternoon”
9. Tyler Wade – “Animals”

The Angels began this losing streak with a record of 27-17, just one game out of the lead in the American League West. They are now 27-31 and sit 9-1/2 games back.

So the 14th straight loss for the Angels was, in reality, a blessing!