Originally written on The Outside Corner  |  Last updated 10/22/14
From today's season preview of the Los Angeles Angels... Burning QuestionShould the Angels just be willing to cut bait on Bobby Abreu and Vernon Wells in order to give younger, more talented players more playing time? Bobby Abreu started at DH for the Angels last season, and managed a .718 OPS. He made $9 million, and will make $9 million this season after his 2012 option vested last July. He lost his starting job this offseason to Kendrys Morales. Morales hasn't played in a game since 2010, but he had an .813 OPS that season with more homers (11) in 51 games than Abreu had (8) in 142 games in 2011. Vernon Wells was the Angels every day left fielder in 2011, and managed a .660 OPS. He made $23 million, and will make $21 million for each of the next three seasons. He is still starting every day because of his contract, while top Angels prospect Mike Trout will start the year in AAA after a season in AA where he OPSed .958 with 11 homers and 33 steals...in 91 games. In th...

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