Tag: Angels

Should Mets Sign John Smoltz?

An article by posted on March 15, 2010 0 Comments

Please don’t hold my pessimism against me. Usually I’m a “glass is half-full” kind of guy, but the 2010 Mets are essentially relying on the same starting rotation they had last year as it’s been painfully told and shown to us all winter long. Johan Santana, Mike Pelfrey, John Maine, Oliver Perez and perhaps either […]

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What’s Really Up With Kelvim Escobar?

An article by posted on February 24, 2010 0 Comments

I wouldn’t count on Kelvim Escobar being an integral part of the New York Mets bullpen anytime soon.  Regarding Escobar, “if healthy” is just wishful thinking. Let’s review the time line in which Kelvim came to be a Met. July 2008:  Kelvim Escobar has surgery to repair his torn labrum.  The surgery was performed by […]

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Joel Pineiro To Angels

An article by posted on January 20, 2010 0 Comments

Free Agent sinker-baller Joel Pineiro, one of the top free agent pitchers left on the market, is available no more. Pineiro has agreed in principle to a $16 million/2 year deal with the Los Angeles Angels. Pineiro started his career with Seattle, as a starter, before shifting to a bullpen role with mixed results. He […]

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Latest News On Aroldis Chapman

An article by posted on January 7, 2010 0 Comments

According to Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports, the Angels are in hot pursuit of Cuban LHP Aroldis Chapman. He tweets, Angels “trying like crazy” to sign Chapman. Additionally, Juan Rodriguez of the Sun-Sentinel reported that Chapman told one associate that he expects to sign a new contract within the next three to four days. Yesterday, […]

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Four Way Trade Involving The Mets Fell Through

An article by posted on December 21, 2009 0 Comments

ESPN.com’s Jayson Stark is reporting [hat tip to MLB Trade Rumors] that at the winter meetings earlier this month, the New York Mets were involved in a four team trade proposal with The Tampa Bay Rays, Chicago Cubs and Los Angeles Angels. Had the deal of went through here is how things would have panned […]

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Holliday Will Sign With Yankees, Angels Or Red Sox

An article by posted on November 16, 2009 0 Comments

Via MLBTR, I came across this article on Fox Sports by Jon Paul Morosi who surmises that free agent outfielder Matt Holliday is on his way back to the American League. He specifically cites the New York Yankees, Los Angeles Angels and Boston Red Sox as the three finalists for Holliday’s services. Only a handful […]

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Should Mets Get Into A Bidding War On Lackey?

An article by posted on October 12, 2009 0 Comments

Last week, the Mets made it clear that getting a starting pitcher would be a “top priority”, and that “money would not be an object” as they seek to put a “championship caliber team” on the field in 2010. Both Jeff Wilpon and Omar Minaya specifically said that the Mets needed another starting pitcher when asked […]

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Scott Kazmir Gets His Wings

An article by posted on August 29, 2009 0 Comments

According to several sources, Scott Kazmir has been traded from the Tampa Bay Rays to the Los Angeles Angels. The Angels acquired Kazmir for minor league left-hander Alex Torres, minor league infielder Matt Sweeney, and a player to be named later. Kazmir, 25, got off to a rough start this season and is 8-7 with a […]

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Angels Should Be the Mets Blueprint

An article by posted on August 18, 2009 0 Comments

If you could come back as a fan of another baseball team, and could not choose the Mets obviously, who would you pick? The team I’d pick is a team I’d love to see the NY Mets begin modeling their franchise after. A Big market team, an energized fan base, a team built with speed, pitching, […]

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Angels Rookie Killed in Hit-and-Run Crash

An article by posted on April 9, 2009 0 Comments

A hospital official says Los Angeles Angels rookie pitcher Nick Adenhart has died in a hit-and-run car crash after a game. University of California, Irvine Medical Center spokesman John Murray says Adenhart died Thursday morning after undergoing surgery. Officials said the 22-year-old Adenhart was one of three people killed in the crash early Thursday after pitching […]

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