Originally posted on Monkey with a Halo  |  Last updated 1/3/13
It seems as if the ripple-effect made by the Kendrys Morales trade has stretched farther into the roster than many might think.  A lot of Angel fans were unhappy, or I could say outright pissed, that Kendrys was traded for some third-rate inning eating starter from the lowly Mariners. I mean, not only did the Angels trade away one of their biggest power bats for a mid-tier starter, they gave him directly to a division rival! Oh crap! Only thing is that move isn't as bad as people would like to think. This article isn't going to be another "analyzation" of the Kendrys trade by some college-aged wannabe sportswriter in his underwear, but I do want to talk about it a little to set up what I really have to say. The biggest gripes Angel fans have had with the trade is that: 1) It takes away a potent left-handed power bat out of a lineup that was lacking left-handed power to begin with (prior to the Hamilton signing) 2) The short-lived idea of the Angels having a serious Murderer's
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