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Before the Los Angeles Angels decided to decline Dan Haren’s
option for 2013, they talked with the Cubs about a trade that would have
involved the right-hander and Chicago’s late-inning reliever Carlos Marmol.
It was well known that the Angels were trying to trade
Haren. They didn’t want to exercise his 2013 option, but they also didn’t want
to allow the talented righty to walk and receive nothing. They were able to
pull off a similar trade involving Ervin Santana earlier in the week, and Haren
himself said he expected to be dealt prior to the weekend.
Los Angeles talked with several teams, including the Boston
Red Sox according to reports, but they appeared to have a deal in place with
the Cubs last night. It would have sent talented but erratic right-hander
Carlos Marmol to Los Angeles in exchange for Haren.
Outlets reported that a deal was agreed upon, but the teams
failed to officially announce it. It later came out the Cubs pulled their offer
from the table, and the Angels were ultimately unable to find a taker for
Haren. The right-hander can now hit the open market and be free to sign with
whichever club he chooses.
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Dan Haren was nearly traded to the Chicago Cubs yesterday. Today the right handed pitcher is a fee agent after being released ahead of Friday’s deadline to pick up options. The Los Angeles Angels will pay Haren a $3.5 million buyout instead of the $15.5 million option the team had on him.
Despite injury concerns Haren expects to be a highly targeted pitcher.
The Cubs and Angels...
ON THE MARKET
It appeared like Dan Haren was getting traded to the Cubs, but that didn't go down. Instead, the pitcher is now a free agent.
It looked great on paper. Angels pitcher Dan Haren for troubled closer Carlos Marmol. Unlike some media nowadays, I read between the lines. When Patrick Mooney of CSN’s Chicago came out with the news that the Haren for Marmol trade was off. I gave myself a sigh of relief. It didn’t feel like new [...]
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Dan Haren became a free agent after the Los Angeles Angels failed to work out a trade and then declined the pitcher's 2013 option.
Haren, a three-time All-Star from 2007-09, gets a $3.5 million buyout under the deal, which included a $15.5 million club option for 2013.
Hours earlier on Friday, the Angels agreed to trade Haren to the Chicago Cubs for closer Carlos Marmol. But...
Well, that escalated (and then de-escalated) quickly.
There the Angels were on the verge of making a questionable deal sending Dan Haren to the Cubs for Carlos Marmol and before we knew it, the trade was called off (by the Cubs, no less!) and Haren's options was declined, leaving the Angels with nothing to show for what appeared to be a nice trade asset.
It was all just...
It's been a busy few days for the Los Angeles Angels (of Anaheim).
On Wednesday, the team traded one starting pitcher in Ervin Santana, sending him and cash to the Kansas City Royals for a minor league pitcher. On Friday, the team was back at it, sending Dan Haren to the Chicago Cubs in exchange for reliever Carlos Marmol, as first reported by the Chicago Sun...
Details are still trickling out, but it appears that the Angels have finally pulled the trigger on the inevitable Dan Haren trade. Multiple Spanish-language reports claim that Haren has been dealt to the Chicago Cubs for Carlos Marmol.
Carlos Marmol (Cubs) have been traded to the Angels. The pitcher confirms the move to @elcariberd. "Anaheim is a good team".
The Angels didn`t trade Dan Haren to the Cubs for Carlos Marmol on Friday night. But if they had, this would have been our reaction.
The November 5th, 2012 edition of daily news for the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim including Dipoto talks about the Haren non-trade, Hunter not given a qualifying offer, Bourjos will start in the outfield and much more...
The Story: Jerry Dipoto talks about the wild events of Friday night that led the Angels to decline Dan Haren's option.
The Monkey Says: He doesn'...