Found November 29, 2012 on Angelswin:
By Robert Cunningham - AngelsWin.com Columnist Vernon Wells has a really bloated contract.This isn’t news to pretty much everyone in Major League Baseball (MLB).It isn’t news to Arte Moreno. It isn’t news to Mike Scioscia. It isn’t news to Jerry Dipoto (JeDi).Even before the season ended, there were various sources indicating that the Angel’s were working hard to move Vernon and the 2 years and $42 million remaining on his contract.But are there any teams willing and able to acquire him in trade?Realistically, is there any ballclub that needs a regular left fielder, right fielder, or a platoon bat, that has some type of matchup with the Angels that includes a swap of large contracts? Is Vernon Wells a viable MLB player and would another team see him as an asset if the Angels absorbed a huge chunk of his salary?Despite the large amount of money involved, there are at least three factors in Dipoto’s favor: •    First of all Vernon is, by all accounts, a great clubhouse guy. Unfortu...
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