Category Archives: Los Angeles Angels

Seven Suitors for Free Agent Second Baseman Felipe Lopez

It shouldn’t be like this. For Felipe Lopez, coming off a career year, it simply shouldn’t be like this. Lopez, 29, is coming off an incredible season in which he split time between Arizona and Milwaukee. On the whole Lopez … Continue reading

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New York Mets Acquire Gary Matthews Jr.

It took a while, but Gary Matthews Jr. finally got his wish. Matthews, 35, has reportedly been traded to the New York Mets in exchange for a yet-to-be named “low salaried pitcher” off the big league roster. Matthews’ former team, … Continue reading

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Joel Pineiro Signs with the Los Angeles Angels

Joe Pineiro is packing his bags for the west coast. Pineiro has reportedly signed a two-year deal worth roughly $16 million with the Los Angeles Angels. The Angels suffered a number of free agent losses this offseason, but recouped some … Continue reading

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MLB’s Winter Meetings: Winners and Losers

Major League Baseball’s Winter Meetings have officially come to a close. What we saw this week was a lot of talking and very little action from most teams, but a few intrepid general managers forged headlong into the free agent … Continue reading

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Seattle Mariners Ready to Play with the Big Boys

The Seattle Mariners mean business. General Manager Jack Zduriencik is entering just his second offseason at the club’s helm, but clearly has the franchise headed in the right direction. Last offseason, he engineered a number of low-risk, high-reward deals and … Continue reading

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Joe Mauer’s Potential Trade Destinations, Minnesota’s Worst-Case Scenario

It’s almost time to let the real “Hot Stove Season” begin in earnest. Barring some unforeseen blunder by the Baseball Writers Association of America, Joe Mauer will be crowned the 2009 American League Most Valuable Player on Monday afternoon. When … Continue reading

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Heaven Knows: Can the Angels Comeback in the ALCS?

Despite what the media would have you believe, the New York Yankees haven’t won their 40th pennant yet. In fact, after Thursday night’s amazing comeback victory, the Los Angeles Angels are very much alive and kicking in the American League … Continue reading

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This Guy’s All Wet: The Los Angeles Angels New Good Luck Charm

The Los Angeles Angels had a huge night on Thursday. First and foremost the Halos got to watch John Lackey—in potentially his last game with the club—pitch at his best and hold the Yankees in check for 6 2/3 innings. … Continue reading

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Deadline Dilemma: Los Angeles Angels Running Out of Time to Improve

With the trade deadline a mere week away and numerous teams scrambling to make moves, the Los Angeles Angels are flying high. Prior to play on Friday night, the Angels have the third-best record in all of baseball at 56-38. … Continue reading

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Prince Ready to Trade His Crown for a Halo

  Prince Fielder has looked downright kingly this year.   The 25-year old is hitting for average and power while playing top-notch defense at first base. Without a question, he is in the midst of a great season and makes … Continue reading

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Salvaging the Dodgers’ Offseason

Step one: end negotiations with Manny Ramirez. Step two: sign Orlando Hudson and before the ink has even dried on that contract, sign an outfielder with some pop, perhaps Ken Griffey or Garret Anderson. The Dodgers’ offseason has been, for … Continue reading

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Angels Adding Abreu?!

According to reports, the Los Angeles Angels are nearing a one-year deal with free-agent outfielder Bobby Abreu. If these rumors prove to be true this will be a win-win-win for all parties. Bobby Abreu would gain a chance to join … Continue reading

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Top Five Under-the-Radar Signings

This offseason has been one unlike any other in recent memory. Tons of talent was available via free-agency, but most teams were in penny-pinching mode. As a result, numerous superstars and role-players remain unsigned with the countdown to Spring Training … Continue reading

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