Originally posted on Monkey with a Halo  |  Last updated 12/19/12
The December 19th, 2012 edition of daily news for the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim including Phillies interested in Wells, part of Hamilton's contract is a donation to charity, Scioscia discusses expectations and much more... The Story: The Phillies are interested in trading for Vernon Wells. The Monkey Says: Philly acquiring Michael Young and Vernon Wells in the same off-season might actually cause a mass suicide in Philadelphia.  That's not even a joke.  I'm actually worried that this might happen.  If it does, I'm sure it will go down December 21st and trigger the Mayans' prediction of an apocalypse.  Other than that, this seems like a good idea. The Story: $2 million of Josh Hamilton's contract is actually a donation to Hamilton's charity. The Monkey Says: That lessens the potential luxury tax bill ever so slightly, but it is still money they have to pay, so this is nothing more than a very nice thing that Hamilton is having the Angels do on his behalf...
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