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The November 14th, 2011 edition of daily news for the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim including the Angels are talking to C.J. Wilson, they also might have made an offer to Ryan Doumit, Trumbo suffers a setback in his foot injury recovery and much more...
The Story: The Angels are talking to the agent of C.J. Wilson.
The Monkey Says: I firmly believe Wilson is too expensive for the Halos, but talking to his agent certainly can't hurt, especially since Wilson is from the area and might be willing to offer a discount to return home (though I doubt that as well). At worst, these talks will make Wilson more expensive for the Rangers to re-sign, so there really is no drawback here.
The Story: Free agent C/OF Ryan Doumit reportedly has at least two offers that he will pick in the next few days and o...
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Ryan Doumit, who became a free agent after the Pirates elected not to exercise their $7.25mm team option has generated interest from a handful of teams. Jerry Crasnick of ESPN reported yesterday that Doumit had already received numerous contract offers from several AL clubs and received an offer from an NL club yesterday.
One NL club that was interested in Doumit was the Dodgers...
C.J. Wilson's breakout year for the Texas Rangers netted him a sixth-place finish in the American League Cy Young voting.
Detroit's Justin Verlander won the award unanimously, taking all 28 of the first-place votes.
Wilson, who is a free agent, received one fourth-place vote and five fifth-place votes. His finish was the best by a Texas pitcher since Aaron Sele finished...
Interest has been heavy in free agent lefty C.J. Wilson, reports Jon Paul Morosi of FOX Sports, despite his disappointing postseason. The Yankees, Angels, Blue Jays, Marlins, Nationals, and Rangers have already expressed interest, reports Morosi. All six clubs had been expected to be in the mix.
An official with an involved club expects at least five years with a sixth-year...
The New York Yankees' search for starting pitching entered a new phase Tuesday, as general manager Brian Cashman met with the agent for free-agent pitchers C.J. Wilson and Roy Oswalt, according to a report in the Wall Street Journal.
Wilson is the top free agent pitcher on the market, and Oswalt is a reliable fallback option. Cashman and agent Bob Garber sat down to discuss...
The Rangers may lose C.J. Wilson in free agency, but they reportedly are exploring other options, such as White Sox pitcher John Danks.
Rangers assistant general manager Thad Levine confirmed that he met with free-agent pitcher C.J. Wilson's agent, Bob Garber, on Tuesday night in Milwaukee.
The Dodgers offered free agent catcher Ryan Doumit a one-year deal for just under $3MM and the catcher turned it down, a source close to the team told Mike DiGiovanna of the Los Angeles Times (via Twitter). The Angels, meanwhile, still haven't called on the veteran.
Doumit has reportedly received several offers and plans to sign with a team before the month is through. ...
Neal Huntington joined with Brian Cashman and Theo Epstein (I know!) this weekend at Buster Olney's "Going to Bat for Vermont Farmers" benefit to help the region recover from Hurricane Irene, and Jed from Sox Detox was there to chronicle the event. He wrote that Huntington, who's inclusion probably stems from the fact that he's a New Hampshire native, held his...