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Monkey with a Halo:
While the Angels bullpen hasn't really been something to get worked up about (unless it's a rage you're building) this past offseason has given fans hope that the 'pen can return to at least a semi-decent form. Now, there is still the nagging question of what Dipoto plans on doing with the last open spot in the bullpen, we all know he has one more move left up his sleeve, but we don't know exactly what he plans to do. Is he going to bring in one more arm from outside the organization or does he plan on building it back up from the inside? There aren't very many options left on the free agency market, and the ones that are left are not that appealing, and I doubt Dipoto is going to make any moves towards a trade for a reliever unless Mike Rizzo somehow plants a sleeper agent in the Angels front office that convinces Jerry to go forward on a lopsided Bourjos trade to the Nats. The best plan of attack here would be to fix the 'pen from the inside, the only q...
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The February 9th, 2012 edition of daily news for the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim ...
The February 10th, 2012 edition of daily news for the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim ...
The Los Angeles Angels' GM, Jerry Dipoto, says that the team will continue extension talks with shortstop Erick Aybar, but he doesn't expect a deal to get done before the season, according to Alden Gonzalez of MLB.com.
“Very much a possibility,” Dipoto said of an extension for his shortstop, “but there's nothing imminent and not likely to be anything that occurs...
Another week, another batch of real tweets from real Angel players that will either really make you laugh or really make you weep for our future. For real.
Apparently Mark Trumbo should have considered going to finishing school before making the leap to professional baseball:
Getting crushed lately with the always unsettling "you probably don't remember me" bomb...
The Angels' new slugger was impressive even in high school, but somehow there were 401 players drafted ahead of him.Reporting from Kansas City, Mo. — It's hard to fathom the trajectory of a ball hit from home plate at Liberty High to an air-conditioning unit on the roof of a two-story building behind the left-center field fence.
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Jered Weaver made headlines in 2011 for plenty of good reasons and a few not so good ones. Now in 2012, Weaver will be charged with maintaining his now nationally known dominance, justifying his big contract extension and leading one of the best rotations in baseball.
2011 Stats: 18-8, 235.2 IP, 2.41 ERA, 182 H, 56 BB, 20 HR, 198 K
2012 ZiPS Projections: 16-8, 216.2 IP, 3.16...
For the first time in his 12-year professional career, Molina
walked into Roger Dean Stadium last week knowing Pujols wouldn't be
SportsTalk: Albert Pujols signs with the Angels and Prince Fielder joins the Tigers. Which team is better now? (NBC Sports)