Found November 11, 2011 on MLB Trade Rumors:
Here's the latest on the Halos.... General manager Jerry Dipoto has "reached out" to C.J. Wilson's representation, according to Mike DiGiovanna of the Los Angeles Times (Twitter link), though DiPoto added it's "very early in the courting period."  In his Offseason Outlook piece about the Angels, MLBTR's Ben Nicholson-Smith estimated the club would have roughly $10-$20MM in payroll space to work with this winter, so the Angels could afford to pay Wilson the $12-15MM average annual salary he's likely to receive on the free agent market and still have a bit of cash left over to address other roster holes. From that same DiGiovanna link, Dipoto also said the Angels are looking at right-handed relievers. The Angels' coaching staff have all had their contracts renewed and will be back in 2012, Dipoto tells DiGiovanna (Twitter link). Keep up on all the latest Halos news by following MLBTR's Angels-specific Facebook page, Twitter...

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