Originally posted on Monkey with a Halo  |  Last updated 6/26/13
The June 26th, 2013 edition of daily news for the Los Angeles Angels including Vargas to miss a month with surgery, Bourjos ready to play, Halos acquire Cowgill and much more... The Story: Jason Vargas will have surgery to remove his blood clot and will miss 3-4 weeks. The Monkey Says: That is actually great news. He won't be able to throw for two weeks, but the team is hoping he can bounce right back once he is cleared to resume playing. The additional bonus here is that Vargas should be able to get in a start or two before the trade deadline, should the Halos want to go down that road. The Story: Peter Bourjos hopes to be back in the lineup today. The Monkey Says: Another bullet dodged. Not only do the Angels get his bat back, but they also get to rid themselves of J.B. Shuck's circus act in left field. The Story: The Angels acquired outfielder Collin Cowgill for outfield prospect Kyle Johnson. The Monkey Says: They also moved Ryan Madson to the 60-da...
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