Originally posted on Monkey with a Halo  |  Last updated 2/12/13
The February 12th, 2013 edition of daily news for the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim including Madson suffers a setback in rehab, PECOTA predicts the Angels to win the AL West and much more... The Story: Ryan Madson has shut down his rehab after suffering a sore elbow on February 1st, making it very unlikely he'll be ready for Opening Day. The Monkey Says: Zoiks, Scoob! This is very discouraging as it virtually assures that Madson will have to open the year on the disabled list, which will definitely test the depth of the Angel bullpen. Frieri will likely take over as the primary closer until Madson is ready, but it means that Kevin Jepsen is functionally the only semi-reliable right-hander in middle relief. This makes me wonder if the Angels might not float a minor league contract out to a guy like K-Rod to hedge their bet against Madson's health. The Story: The new 2013 PECOTA projections predict that the Angels will win the AL West. The Monkey Says: You'll have t...
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