Originally posted on Monkey with a Halo  |  Last updated 8/27/14
The August 27th, 2014 edition of daily news for the Los Angeles Angels including LeBlanc designated for assignment, why the Angels didn’t pursue Bartolo Colon and much more… The Story: The Angels DFA’d Wade LeBlanc and added Yoslan Herrera to the active roster. The Monkey Says: Cross LeBlanc off the rotation help list. The Angels will turn to…. someone when LeBlanc’s briefly occupied spot in the rotation comes up this Saturday. Who? I have no idea. Michael Roth would be the internal frontrunner, presumably, but they might opt for a more proven commodity in Randy Wolf. Or they could make a trade. Herrera is surprisingly back. He’s been excellent in Salt Lake, but is really just around as a potential mop-up man for the next few days. The Story: Bartolo Colon doesn’t appear to be a fit for the Angels. The Monkey Says: Nor does he appear to be fit, in general. FAT JOKES! Anyway, the main issue appears to be the money owed Colon which will cause luxury tax issues for the Angels next year. It
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