Found October 04, 2012 on Fox Sports West:
ANAHEIM, Calif. -- "It's not the way you wanted it to end, and it's definitely not the way we envisioned it ending," Angels slugger Mark Trumbo said as he cleaned out his locker Thursday morning at Angels Stadium. "When you play that long and grind hard through an entire season, you'd like to have a little something extra on the end," Trumbo continued. "But here we are. "This year, it just didn't work out." Certainly not for the Halos and their 159 million payroll that had fans eagerly anticipating another World Series appearance, 10 years after they won their only world championship in club history. Albert Pujols was the jewel of the free-agent market, and he left his home in St. Louis to sign with the team for 240 million over 10 years. C.J. Wilson was one of the most highly sought-after pitchers on the market, and he chose to come back home to Orange County for 77.5 million over five years. Money well spent? Not if you judge ...
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