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The Royals' Cactus League schedule is up to 32 games with the addition of a split-squad game against the Los Angeles Angels.

Angels avoid arbitration with Jerome Williams

After a whirlwind week in which the Angels acquired slugger Albert Pujols and pitcher C.J. Wilson for a combined 331.5 million, General Manager Jerry Dipoto turned his attention to some lower-profile moves on Monday. His first was to secure pitcher Jerome Williams, a leading candidate for the fifth spot in the rotation next season, to a one-year deal, avoiding arbitration with the...

Halo Headlines: Williams and Morales Sign One-Year Deals, Mrs. Pujols Speaks Out, Pujols is Obsessed

The December 13th, 2011 edition of daily news for the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim including Williams and Morales sign one-year deals, Mrs. Pujols speaks out on Albert's decision, Pujols is a man "obsessed" and...

Los Angeles Angels’ Albert Pujols Speaks Out: “It Was About The Commitment”

Albert Pujols left the St. Louis Cardinals for the Los Angeles Angels because the club made a long-term commitment to him. "To tell you the truth, it wasn't about the money,” Pujols told the St. Louis Post-Dispatch. “I'm going to die saying that, because it wasn't about the money. It was about the commitment.” Last Thursday, Pujols' accepted a 10-year...

Royals offer contracts to all unsigned players except for Laffey

The Royals opted to risk arbitration with seven of eight eligible players Monday by tendering formal contract offers to all unsigned players except left-handed reliever Aaron Laffey before the 11 p.m. deadline. That decision means catcher Brayan Pena, infielder Chris Getz, outfielders Alex Gordon and Mitch Maier, and pitchers Luke Hochevar, Felipe Paulino and Jonathan Sanchez have...

Pujols' wife disputes media reports

Deidre Pujols, wife of former Cardinals slugger Albert Pujols, appeared on Joy FM in St. Louis on Monday morning to share what she termed the Pujols' "side of the story" concerning Albert's departure from the Cardinals and how he ended up signing with the Los Angeles Angels.

Royals offer contracts to 31, but not Laffey

Pitcher Aaron Laffey was the only player not offered a 2012 contract by the Royals on Monday night.

Fearsome foursomes rule pitching landscape

C.J. Wilson's addition to the Angels' rotation places his new rotation among the best in baseball.

No quick fix for Cards to replace Pujols

The Cardinals aren't going to "replace" Albert Pujols. There have been very few players in history as good as Pujols, and unless the Cardinals sign Prince Fielder -- and that's not likely to happen -- they're not going to come close to finding another Albert.
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