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The World Series will run through Los Angeles this season, if we’re to believe the Las Vegas odds.
Bovada.lv has updated its World Series odds, and both the Dodgers and Angels have jumped to the top of the list. The Hollywood inhabitants are spending like drunken sailors this offseason, with the two teams inking arguably the two best free agents on the market.
The Dodgers made the first big splash of the winter when they signed free-agent pitcher Zack Greinke. The Dodgers reeled Greinke in with a six-year deal worth a reported $147 million. He’ll join a club that already has some big-name, big-money players like Josh Beckett, Carl Crawford, Adrian Gonzalez, Matt Kemp, Clayton Kershaw, Andre Ethier and so on and so on. What does that get the Dodgers? It gets them the distinction of being the offseason favorites to win the World Series, according to Bovada. The Dodgers check in with 15-2 odds to win the 2013 title.
Of course, the Dodgers aren’t alone when it come to pricey L.A. upgrad...
BEST OF MAXIM
With the news that the Los Angeles Angels just signed Josh Hamilton to a five-year contract for a reported $125 million, it begs the question: Five...
Yes, this is the final installment of the 2012 Season Review for the Dodgers, and if you want to catch up on the others, then you can check out this tag here.
Otherwise, in the tables listed below, I have calculated the WAR (along with its components), value, and surplus value of every player on the Dodgers payroll in 2012.
It’s not meant to be taken literally (“A.J. Ellis is...
On this episode of "Dugout Blues," Jared Massey (L.A. Dugout) and I talk about the biggest Dodger news of the offseason -- the Zack Greinke signing. We're both in agreement on this deal and think it's going to be a great thing for the Dodgers.
We talk about the Hyun-Jin Ryu signing, which came in at the last minute. We also answer a couple of reader questions...
Josh Hamilton - The Dark Angel Rises
Directed By Rafael Rodriguez - AngelsWin.com
In Major League Ballparks Near You - April 1st, 2013
Enjoy this teaser trailer of The Dark Angel Rises below
Now that the Josh Hamilton signing is official, the Angels' next move -- or moves -- might not be what many in the industry expect.
The team prefers to keep outfielders Peter Bourjos and Mark Trumbo and trade designated hitter Kendrys Morales and outfielder Vernon Wells, according to major-league sources.
Though the Angels possibly could acquire a starting pitcher for Bourjos...
By David Saltzer, AngelsWin.com Senior Writer
How do you measure the impact of a major slugger on a lineup? Easy, ask a great pitcher.
At the Angels Press Conference to introduce Josh Hamilton, AngelsWin.com caught up with Mark Langston, a great left-hander, to ask him how he would approach a series facing a lineup with Trout, Trumbo, Pujols and Hamilton. We asked him how...
Josh Hamilton is heading to Hollywood, and his new teammates are reacting to the stunning news of the slugger’s new destination.
Rookie of the Year and MVP runner-up Mike Trout will now have a MVP winner in the outfield with him next season, and the 21-year-old couldn’t quite articulate his reaction to the news.
Wow— Mike Trout (@Trouty20) December 13, 2012
Meanwhile, one of...
I guess if I had to put a date on it, then August 2nd is when it happened. That's the point I knew I was over Albert Pujols.
The former Cardinal icon and now third wheel in Anaheim had just crushed 4 home runs in 2 games against the Texas Rangers. It had been a pretty busy week and I guessed I missed SportsCenter for a few nights.
I had literally...
The Los Angeles Angels made yet another enormous offseason splash on Thursday by reportedly signing Josh Hamilton to a five-year, $125 million deal. Last winter, the Angels locked down the best hitter on the free agent market by bringing Albert Pujols aboard. They did the same this year by aggressively pursuing Hamilton and giving him the fifth year that many teams were hesitant...
Surely all of you have heard the news of Josh Hamilton signing a lucrative five-year deal (worth approximately $125 million) with the Los Angeles Angels on Thursday. It’s a move that is sending shock waves through the league.The Angels are making a strong push to make a run at the World Series while also tossing around money in a bid to compete with a their other free-spending...
The Los Angeles Angels signed outfielder Josh Hamilton on Saturday and will introduce him at a press conference scheduled for 2:30 p.m. ET in Anaheim. FOX Sports' Ken Rosenthal reported that Hamilton's five-year, $125 million contract is official after he passed his physical exam. Alden Gonzalez of MLB.com reported that Hamilton's contract includes a no-trade clause...
Remember yesterday when Jerry Dipoto said that he was pretty much done making moves? And remember earlier in the off-season when he insisted that the position player side of the roster was set? Yeah, about that...
According to MLB source the Angels are in SERIOUS negotiations with Josh Hamilton. No deal has been reached as of yet.
— Joe McDonnell (@joeontheradio)...