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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 or Trumbo, they also might get a pitching piece back for Morales -- and enhance their run prevention by fielding a stellar defensive outfield of Bourjos, Hamilton and Mike Trout, with Trumbo serving as the primary DH.
The Yankees, sources say, are among the possibilities for Wells -- the teams discussed him at the winter meetings, and Wells could fill the Yankees' need for a right-handed hitting outfielder.
To trade Wells, the Angels know that they must assume the vast majority of the $42 remaining on the final two years of his contract. Wells, 34, also has a full no-trade clause, but likely would w...
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In Major League Ballparks Near You - April 1st, 2013
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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...
Christmas is ten days away, the stove is boiling and I am toiling. The signing of Josh Hamilton appears to have amped up the heat this winter and those waiting to sign are going to get it moving soon.
So, let’s just get down to the BRASS TACKS and go on a little rambling adventure … or just make a flurry of disjointed, yet hopefully timely remarks.
By Brian McCabe
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Ben and Sam talk about Josh Hamilton with Riley and Ian of Productive Outs.
At some point in the next few weeks, the Angels are going to trade either Peter Bourjos, Mark Trumbo or Kendrys Morales. Such is the domino effect of the Josh Hamilton signing and such is the Angels obvious need to upgrade their rotation. There are positives and negatives to dealing each of those three players but Peter Bourjos stands out from the trio.
Why, you ask (or not...
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Well, I told you it was a matter of time. And that matter of time came....today. Josh Hamilton signed with the Angels yesterday, just an hour after being first linked to them. Things move fast in baseball, huh? On Wednesday, we wrote about where Michael Bourn could potentially land, and those destinations will be magnified now that Hamilton is off the market.
Two of the top free...
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...
So Josh Hamilton has joined the Angels. What can we say about this…
One GM said this was a knee jerk reaction. Torii Hunter said the Angels didn’t have the money to spend big bucks. I agree with both views.
The Angels spent big last off-season on the cornerstone of their foundation. Unfortunately Albert Pujols and C.J. Wilson didn’t really live up to expectations. Neither...
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...