Originally posted on Fox Sports  |  Last updated 7/27/12
The Los Angeles Angels just won't stop. First, they signed free-agent first baseman Albert Pujols and left-hander C.J. Wilson during the offseason. Now they have snagged the biggest prize on this year's trade market, right-hander Zack Greinke. The Angels acquired Greinke from the Milwaukee Brewers on Friday for shortstop Jean Segura and Double A right-handers Johnny Hellweg and Ariel Pena. Greinke, 28, is eligible for free agency at the end of the season, but the Angels are one of his preferred choices for a long-term deal, according to major-league sources. The addition of Greinke to a rotation that already includes Wilson and right-handers Jered Weaver and Dan Haren will make the Angels even more formidable in their race against the Texas Rangers in the AL West. The Rangers, Atlanta Braves and Chicago White Sox were the other finalists for Greinke, sources said. The Angels completed the deal without including perhaps their best trade chip, outfielder Peter Bourjos. Sources s...
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