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howiestheman

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Mark Whicker is not very bright

So I'm over at the OC Register's Angels Blog, and I was reading a post about the Angels' biggest bargains of 2008. This was a chart put together by Fangraphs... they basically compared how much a...

Red Sox executives flew to Texas on Thursday believing they were close enough in negotiations to...

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Red Sox executives flew to Texas on Thursday believing they were close enough in negotiations to complete a deal with Mark Teixeira. But after they arrived, they were informed that their offer to Teixeira -- something in the range of $165 million to $170 million -- was short by upwards of $20 million.

Peter Gammons, that one network

Pirates sign Bootcheck

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The Pirates have inked former Halo Chris Bootcheck to a deal worth $700,000 and a spring training invite.

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JEFF BIGGS: Angels Make Teix 8 Year Offer

I am currently listening to Jeff Biggs (pictured) on AM 830, and he is reporting that the Angels have an 8 year offer out to Mark Teixeira. This report came straight from Angels GM Tony Reagins....

Robb "Frickin" Quinlan coming back

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By tendering a contract to Robb Quinlan, the Angels are giving themselves some veteran protection at first base in case they lose the Mark Teixeira Sweepstakes to one of the East Coast clubs in pursuit of the coveted switch-hitter.

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Cheap LF Option: Wiggington

According to this story on MLB.com, ex-Astro Ty Wigginton was just non-tendered. He may not be a huge threat, but he could be a cheap, solid LF option for us, especially if we sign Teixeira (and...

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My how quickly Ninja moves...

According to the FoxSports.com Winter Meetings blog... "The Los Angeles Angels will attempt to take advantage of the breakdown in San Diego's negotiations with the Chicago Cubs over a deal...

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If Tex leaves...

There's been am interesting name floating around... Prince Fielder. The Brewers are about to lose a bunch of good pitchers, so what would happen if we decided to sign Sabathia and trade for...

"Trust me, he's going through it right now,'' Hunter said of Teixeira. "He can't sleep at night....

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"Trust me, he's going through it right now,'' Hunter said of Teixeira. "He can't sleep at night. He's up at 5 in the morning. It's pretty rough for him right now.''

Torii, to ESPN
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Khalil Greene headed to Cardinals

Khalil Greene has been a name brought up by many of us during this offseason, but according to THIS SOURCE, he is headed to the St. Louis Cardinals. I bring this up for 2 reasons... 1) Now we can...

New Situational Lefty?

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Per MLBTR, the Doyers will let Joe Beimel walk. If we can not re-sign Darren Oliver, should we take a look at him? Check out his B-Ref - http://www.baseball-reference.com/b/beimejo01.shtml

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Angels Done With K-Rod

...so says owner Arte Moreno. Today, on the Sports Lodge, this is what Moreno had to say: "Believe it or not, we really spent a lot of time and effort trying to re-sign Frankie. In fact, I think...

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Uggla Revisited

I know we've hit the Dan Uggla idea before, but i don't remember discussing it in the context of trading for him, then shifting him to left field. hear me out... Uggla was pretty bad at second...

A's acquire Matt Holliday?!

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The Oakland A's traded for Matt Holliday today. WTF?

Angels going after Teixeira AND Sabathia?

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This guy is telling people that the Angels may be going after both...

The Angels have a National League offense in the American League - which is kinda like driving a...

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The Angels have a National League offense in the American League - which is kinda like driving a hybrid at the Indy 500.

From the newspaper which shall not be named
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And the rumors start flying...

Our season officially ended last night, and already today, there are 2 rumors floating around about us acquiring young power hitters. According to MLBTraderumors.com and the LA Times (which are...

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Let the offseason speculation begin!

well, since we're officially out of it now, I guess it's time to devote a thread to offseason moves. YOU become the Ninja! Who stays and who goes? What options get exercised? What's your rotation...

"And Angels manager Mike Scioscia said this afternoon that last night’s 7 1/3 scoreless-inning e...

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"And Angels manager Mike Scioscia said this afternoon that last night’s 7 1/3 scoreless-inning effort from his bullpen will not limit his options tonight. 'Everybody’s available,' Scioscia said. 'Even Jered Weaver.' "

According to a horrible newspaper who shall not be named

Let's Shock The World

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"No one thinks we're going to do it but us. Everyone in this clubhouse thinks we can do it, and that's all that really matters to us..." Also look at THIS STORY about Saunders

Speier Strikes Again!

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Veteran reliever Justin Speier was left off the Angels’ roster for this first-round series against the Red Sox. But that doesn’t mean he has abdicated his role as clubhouse clown...

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Game 1 Lineup/Vlad to DH

That's right boys and girls! We already have a starting lineup for Game 1 of the ALDS, per THIS STORY on angelsbaseball.com. The starting lineup: 1. Figgins 3B 2. Anderson LF 3. Teixeira 1B 4....

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Postseason Roster

I don't know if this has been posted anywhere (I haven't found anything yet), but this was the postseason roster that was announced on AM 830 after Sunday's game. Pitchers: John Lackey, Ervin...

Angels to begin ALDS on Wednesday

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Angels manager Mike Scioscia, as the skipper of the team with baseball’s best record, can choose which series he wants to play in. He could have picked the series that starts on Thursday (with the second game on Friday). Instead he picked Wednesday’s starting date, with the second game also on Friday....

Angels' Rookies Hazed!

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no pictures yet... this just explains what they were wearing. Do we have a new nickname for Arredondo???

Torii won't be sat anymore...

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"I was bored," Hunter said. "I was so bored out of my mind that I was a pest sitting there by Scioscia." It's a short blog... read the rest

Angels to go after Sabathia in the winter??

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As if the Angels' pitching rotation isn't stellar enough, several baseball people say they believe that they may try to pull off the coup of the winter by signing CC Sabathia, the perfect Brewer and best free-agent pitcher in at least a decade....

Nene Fran. Just because that's what my mom and dad, and all my closest friends, that's what they...

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Nene Fran. Just because that's what my mom and dad, and all my closest friends, that's what they call me. I like that better than Frankie or K-Rod, or whatever.

Frankie, on which nickname is most "him".

3 more Bees in Anaheim tonight

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The Angels called up Bobby Wilson, Matt Brown and Freddy Sandoval after yesterday's game against the White Sox. All three players will be in Anaheim tonight. To make room for Sandoval, the Angels released Jeff Kennard.

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