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MLB Injury News:
Following their signing of free agent slugger Josh Hamilton,
the Los Angeles Angels are “very likely” to trade one of their additional
outfielders, Peter Bourjos or Mark Trumbo, for a pitcher, reports Danny Knobler
of CBS Sports.
Angels are very likely to trade one of the outfielders (Bourjos, Trumbo) for a pitcher. Could be either one, depending on the return.
— DKnobler (@DKnobler) December 14, 2012
Knobler notes that it could be either Bourjos or Trumbo
depending on which pitcher the team gets in return. Jon Heyman of CBS Sports
adds that Trumbo seems to be “less available” than Bourjos.
The Angels have already acquired Tommy Hanson and Joe Blanton
this offseason, but they remain in the market for pitching after trading Ervin
Santana to the Kansas City Royals, declining Dan Haren’s option for 2013 and
losing Zack Greinke to free agency.
The Angels are one of the teams that are reportedly in the
mix for New York Mets right-hander R.A. Dickey. Beyond Bourjos and Trumbo,
outfielder Kendrys Morales and right-hander Garrett Richards could also be
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