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ANAHEIM, CA - AUGUST 28:  Josh Hamilton #32 of the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim hits a single in the second inning against the Oakland Athletics at Angel Stadium of Anaheim on August 28, 2014 in Anaheim, California.  (Photo by Lisa Blumenfeld/Getty Images)

The absurdity of Josh Hamilton’s goals

Josh Hamilton has set some very lofty goals for himself this season. Actually, “lofty” isn’t the right word. Absurd? Ridiculous? Delusional? Any of these adjectives work just fine for the fantastical target that Josh Hamilton has set for himself of a .300 batting average, 30 homers and 100 RBIs in 2015. Josh, however, believes those […]

MIAMI, FL - SEPTEMBER 18:  Stephen Strasburg #37 of the Washington Nationals looks on during a game against the Miami Marlins at Marlins Park on September 18, 2014 in Miami, Florida.  (Photo by Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images)

Considering an Angels Strasburg trade

So we’re really going to do this, huh? We’re really going to consider the idea of an Angels Strasburg trade? You do understand that the Angels have not been linked to Stephen Strasburg in any meaningful way, right? A few people have thrown out the Angels as a potential destination for Strasburg, but it is […]

TEMPE, AZ - FEBRUARY 24:  Jerry Dipoto,  general manager of the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim signs an autograph prior to the game against the Oakland Athletics on February 24, 2013 at Tempe Diablo Stadium in Tempe, Arizona. The Athletics defeated the Angels 7-5.  (Photo by Rich Pilling/Getty Images)

What would a Jerry Dipoto contract extension look like?

Three seasons down and Jerry Dipoto is still the general manager of the Angels. Congrats! In fact, he’s finally coming off a season in which his job security wasn’t called into question at any point. Heck, he even had his 2015 contract option picked up. That’s real progress! If he keeps this up, he might even […]

ST. PETERSBURG, FL - APRIL 3:  Matt Joyce #20 of the Tampa Bay Rays follows through as he hits a double during the second inning of a game against the Toronto Blue Jays on April 3, 2014 at Tropicana Field in St. Petersburg, Florida.  (Photo by Brian Blanco/Getty Images)

Would a Matt Joyce contract extension make sense?

Matt Joyce hasn’t played a game for the Angels yet. Heck, he doesn’t even officially have a uniform number yet. Despite that, the Angels need think long and hard about giving Matt Joyce a contract extension. What? A 30-year old, platoon bat? How does a Matt Joyce contract extension make any sense? It actually isn’t […]

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