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 L.A counterpart- the Dodgers.
With Hamilton in tow, the Angels have added another heavy hitter in a lineup that already includes Mike Trout and Albert Pujols. However, with Zack Greinke recently bolting the Angles to join the aforementioned Dodgers, the Angels could be in the market for an ace pitcher. Considering that the back end of the Angels’ rotation includes the likes of Joe Blanton, Jerome Williams, Garrett Richards and the oft-injured and recently acquired Tommy Hanson, Los Angeles might be on the lookout for a nice price-controlled pitcher with ace abilities.
Enter R.A. Dickey and the Mets!
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