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The January 18th, 2013 edition of daily news for the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim including Aybar to play in the World Baseball Classic but Albert Pujols will not, Wells considered likely to be traded and much more...
The Story: Erick Aybar will play for the Domincan Republic in the World Baseball Classic, but Albert Pujols is not on the provisional roster.
The Monkey Says: Aybar is the only Angel in the WBC right now, though non-roster Invitee Fernando Cabrera will be playing for Puerto Rico, but that hardly counts. This is a nice honor for Aybar, but it looks like he is probably going to be more of a bench player.
The Story: Jim Bowden speculates that Vernon Wells is one of the five outfielders most likely to be traded.
The Monkey Says: I think there is a good chance too, but I must also mention that Jim Bowden is a dolt who doesn't really know anything. If there was one reservation I have about predicting a Wells trade, it is that the Angels haven't e...
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Mike Trout was drafted by the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim with the 25th pick of the 2009 draft. In his first full season of professional baseball at 18 years old he managed to hit .341 and steal 56 bases. This dominance led Trout to be ranked the 2nd overall prospect before the 2011 season. He … Continue reading »
Do you like Alberto Callaspo? Were you hoping the Angels would move on from him either during this season or after it? Well, it sucks to be you because the Angels not only avoided arbitration with Callaspo for 2013, but also bought out his first year of free agency in 2014 as well.
Through industry source, Callaspo's deal with the #Angels essentially done, pending...
Trout will try to follow up on an historic rookie campaign. Photo by Keith Allison.
Los Angeles Angels – Predicted Finish: First Place, AL West
One thing is clear about the Angels. With their talent, whether they succeed or fail, it will be spectacular.
The team in Anaheim is absolutely loaded with All-Star and even potential Hall of Fame talent. From a fantasy standpoint, you’re...
The Los Angeles Angels have avoided arbitration with Tommy Hanson and Jason Vargas, agreeing to one-year deals with both newly acquired starting pitchers.
The Angels announced the deals Friday for the right-handed Hanson and the left-handed Vargas, who are expected to be key members of their rotation this season.
Los Angeles acquired Hanson from Atlanta on Nov. 30 in a deal for...
The January 17th, 2013 edition of daily news for the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim including Scioscia's pitchout success, Reyes let go to sign in Korea and much more...
The Story: A look at called pitchouts, their frequency and success rate.
The Monkey Says: This is great because it validates my gut feeling from watching games that Scioscia both calls a lot of pitchouts...