Category Archives: Los Angeles Angels

Cheap Seat Chronicles’ 2015 MLB Staff Predictions

It seems like ages ago that we were debating whether or not Alex Gordon could have scored in game seven of the World Series (he couldn’t), but in reality it was just a few short months ago that baseball went … Continue reading

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Josh Hamilton to Undergo Shoulder Surgery, Doubtful for Opening Day

Josh Hamilton’s tenure in Los Angeles hasn’t quite lived up to the expectations that came with the five-year, $125 million contract that he signed before the 2013 season. Now it looks as though he’s run into yet another speedbump. Angels’ … Continue reading

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MLB Arbitration Rundown

If you were anywhere near Twitter yesterday, your feed was probably inundated with arbitration updates. That’s because Friday marked the deadline for teams and arbitration-eligible players to exchange salary figures; each submitting what they think the individual player is worth … Continue reading

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Miami Marlins Join the James Shields Sweepstakes

The market for James Shields has been slow to develop. As of Sunday night, however, there’s a new team rumored to be in the mix for his services. ESPN’s Jim Bowden is reporting that the Miami Marlins are showing significant … Continue reading

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Josh Hamilton Unlikely to Finish Out Contract with Los Angeles

Josh Hamilton signed a five-year, $125 million contract with the Angels prior to the 2013 season. The expectation being that he’d continue piling up huge numbers as he had in Texas and help lead Los Angeles to the World Series. … Continue reading

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Ryan Madson Attempting Comeback with the Royals

Ryan Madson has reportedly agreed to a minor-league contract with the Kansas City Royals worth a guaranteed $850,000. The pact also includes an invitation to major-league spring training camp and gives Madson – attempting a comeback after missing the last … Continue reading

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Dan Haren Informs Marlins He Won’t be a Marlin

Dan Haren has officially informed the Miami Marlins front office that he doesn’t intend to pitch for the club next season. This news comes courtesy of Joe Fisaro, the Marlins beat writer for MLB.com: Dan Haren has informed #Marlins his … Continue reading

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Top 20 Remaining Free Agents, Ranked

It would be an understatement to say that this off-season has been hectic. This has been one of the most chaotic off-seasons that I’ve ever seen with players changing uniforms at a breakneck pace. That having been said, the calendar … Continue reading

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Dan Haren Still Hoping for Trade to West Coast

Jon Heyman is reporting that Dan Haren is still holding out for a trade to the Angels or Padres. This comes as no surprise as Haren previously went on the record saying that he’d only pitch in Los Angeles – … Continue reading

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CSC Hot Stove Catch-Up

We here at Cheap Seat Chronicles got a little bit bogged down after the Winter Meetings and fell way behind with our coverage of this offseason’s transactions. In an attempt to remedy that, we’ve gone the hotlink route and put … Continue reading

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Andrew Heaney with the Tweet of the Day

Andrew Heaney had himself one heck of a Wednesday. Heaney was the Miami Marlins top prospect when he woke up on Wednesday morning. When he sat down for dinner that same day, he’d been traded to the Los Angeles Dodgers … Continue reading

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Dodgers Trade Newly-Acquired Heaney to Angels for Howie Kendrick

At least he doesn’t have to clean out a locker or anything. The Dodgers are trading Andrew Heaney, who was acquired in a trade earlier this evening, across town to the Angels for second baseman Howie Kendrick. Kendrick, 31, is … Continue reading

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C.J. Wilson: A Poor Man’s Jon Lester?

While everyone waits for Jon Lester to decide where he’ll pitch for the next six-plus years, there are conflicting reports circulating about the availability (or lack thereof) of Los Angeles Angels left-hander C.J. Wilson. While it would make sense for … Continue reading

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MLB Winter Meetings: The Six Biggest Storylines

Ladies and gentlemen, boys and girls, children of all-ages; the moment you’ve been waiting for is finally here. Let’s get ready to ruuuuuuuuuumble… And by rumble, I obviously mean partake in lengthy discourse about the relative long-term value of one … Continue reading

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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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