Daily Links for the LA Angels including loads of reactions on the Wells deal, questioning the Angels' trust in Bourjos, Nolan Ryan predicts at least 90 wins for his Rangers and much more...
It was going to take something extraordinary to get me out of my sick bed and writing today (worst chest cold... EVER), but sure enough Tony Reagins found a way to do it. Having now had a few hours to digest the surprising Vernon Wells for Mike Napoli and Juan Rivera deal, I'm beginning to wonder if Reagins might be sick in the head himself.
The $86 million man? Ugh.
My dad once taught me that when it comes to spending money, you need to draw the line between what you need and what you want. When it comes to the Angels, they came into the off-season with a lot of supposed needs and have thus far failed to satisfy them. But the more I think about it, I can't help but wonder if some of those "needs" were really just "wants." As much as we would all like the Angels to resolve their wants and needs, I think this team might actually be pretty good if they can address their needs and their needs alone. Now we just need to figure out what those needs are...
Daily Links for the LA Angels including Angels settle four arbitration cases and exchange numbers with Weaver and Napoli, Halos still looking for leadoff options, Trumbo and Cowart moving up the prospect lists and much more...no comments
Daily Links for the LA Angels including the Manny signing report is officially bogus, several Angel prospects tabbed as sleepers, plenty of big questions still loom for the Angels and much more...no comments
Just a few years ago, Manny Ramirez was once of the most feared hitters in baseball and now rumors are swirling that he could soon become a member of the Angels. With his bat speed declining and his quirky antics moving from the realm of eccentric to distracting, is it really a good idea for Manny to be Manny in Anaheim?
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After such a disappointing off-season, everyone is wondering what the front office of the Angels is thinking. Lucky for you, Monkey With a Halo had some hidden microphones planted in the Angels' offices and recorded* some very interesting conversations that they definitely don't want you to hear. Check out the transcript after the jump...
*And by recorded, we mean totally made up