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As much as I hate tooting on this worn-out horn, this offseason has been remarkably underwhelming for the Angels. Coming into this free agency class the Angels were almost expected to shell out the cash to retain free agent pitcher Zack Greinke, only to get monumentally burned when he signed with the Dodgers for $147 million. I don't blame Dipoto for letting Greinke go at that price, he simply is not worth even close to that much and it would hamper the Angels more in the long-run by signing him to that kind of contract. Free agency is all about who is willing to shell out a ridiculous contract way above a players value, which we all personally witnessed with last year’s huge $300 million spending spree by the Angels on Pujols and Wilson last year. In fact, I actually think it’s a great thing that Dipoto showed restraint when it came to Greinke, we don't need to throw another bad long-term contract at a free agent no matter how good they may be. While many of us expected th...
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With the news that the Los Angeles Angels just signed Josh Hamilton to a five-year contract for a reported $125 million, it begs the question: Five...
Sean Burnett’s deal with the Angels is worth a guaranteed $8 million over two years, but the value could jump to $13.25 million over three years if he achieves all available incentives, one source confirmed.
Burnett, one of the top left-handed relievers on the free-agent market, has a club option for 2015 worth $4.5 million; it will vest if he appears in 110 games between the ’13...
Josh Hamilton is heading to Hollywood, and his new teammates are reacting to the stunning news of the slugger’s new destination.
Rookie of the Year and MVP runner-up Mike Trout will now have a MVP winner in the outfield with him next season, and the 21-year-old couldn’t quite articulate his reaction to the news.
Wow— Mike Trout (@Trouty20) December 13, 2012
Meanwhile, one of...
I guess if I had to put a date on it, then August 2nd is when it happened. That's the point I knew I was over Albert Pujols.
The former Cardinal icon and now third wheel in Anaheim had just crushed 4 home runs in 2 games against the Texas Rangers. It had been a pretty busy week and I guessed I missed SportsCenter for a few nights.
I had literally...
The Los Angeles Angels have reportedly agreed to sign Josh Hamilton to a deal worth around $125 Million over five years. The Angels had a disapointing season last year, and are not gun shy about spreading some cash around. This all comes from a source with direct knowledge of the deal told ESPN Dallas talk show host Ben Rogers. The Angels have a power filled line-up to say...
The Los Angeles Angels made yet another enormous offseason splash on Thursday by reportedly signing Josh Hamilton to a five-year, $125 million deal. Last winter, the Angels locked down the best hitter on the free agent market by bringing Albert Pujols aboard. They did the same this year by aggressively pursuing Hamilton and giving him the fifth year that many teams were hesitant...
LOS ANGELES Finally.
An honest man.
Maybe even two.
Zack Greinke said that when it came down to choosing the Dodgers over other teams pursuing him, it was all about the money.
General manager Ned Colletti said that the Dodgers have done what they set out to do, and now theyre done with the nearly 600-million shopping spree.
The new Dodger right-hander said that he was leaning...
Surely all of you have heard the news of Josh Hamilton signing a lucrative five-year deal (worth approximately $125 million) with the Los Angeles Angels on Thursday. It’s a move that is sending shock waves through the league.The Angels are making a strong push to make a run at the World Series while also tossing around money in a bid to compete with a their other free-spending...
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I’m scared to admit that by the time this article is published Josh Hamilton may have signed with the Los Angeles Angels. The latest report was that they were close so it could be a done deal. The big-spending Angels are doing what the Yankees failed at already…
Dwight Howard Makes Hilarious All-Star Pitch...
Just in case you’re just getting back from outer space, an African safari, or backpacking in Europe, the Angels signed free agency’s biggest prize for the second year in a row. In a stunner, Josh Hamilton leaves Texas for the arch-rival, Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim of Orange County of California of … Continue reading »
Remember yesterday when Jerry Dipoto said that he was pretty much done making moves? And remember earlier in the off-season when he insisted that the position player side of the roster was set? Yeah, about that...
According to MLB source the Angels are in SERIOUS negotiations with Josh Hamilton. No deal has been reached as of yet.
— Joe McDonnell (@joeontheradio)...
The World Series will run through Los Angeles this season, if we’re to believe the Las Vegas odds.
Bovada.lv has updated its World Series odds, and both the Dodgers and Angels have jumped to the top of the list. The Hollywood inhabitants are spending like drunken sailors this offseason, with the two teams inking arguably the two best free agents on the market.
The Dodgers made...
As I write this, the weather in Los Angeles is a comfortable, sunny 70 degrees. Inside Dodger Stadium however, they have turned up the heat. The Dodgers’ signing of Zack Greinke is only the latest in a series of blockbuster moves the team has made since Magic Johnson and some of his very [...]