Halo Headlines – 12/31/09

The Story: Fernando Rodriguez was named MiLBY Double-A Reliever of the Year.  The Monkey Says: That award isn’t as cool as it sounds since Fernie more or less washed out at Triple-A last season and didn’t have much success in his brief audition in the...

Angels All-Decade Suck Squad

I don’t know if you have heard, but the decade is ending.  You’d think people would be making a bigger deal out of this seemingly significant but actually totally insignificant event.  Oh, they are?  Right.  Since you are probably tired of reading all the...

Halo Headlines – 12/29/09

The Story: The Angels are only getting about one statistical win by signing Fernando Rodney.  The Monkey Says: This signing just keeps looking better and better. The Story: The Fernando Rodney signing is already being rated one of the worst of the season.  The Monkey...

Halo Headlines – 12/28/09

The Story: Economics have changed for the Angels.  The Monkey Says: The fact that the Angels have been outbid on several of their own free agents certainly seems to go hand in hand with the fact that the team actually lost money this year, so anyone still holding...

Fernand-NOOOO!!!!

That’s is it?  Fernando Rodney is your solution to fixing the bullpen?!?!  If anyone should know that save totals don’t necessarily translate to actual effectiveness and value it is Tony Reagins and the Angels, yet they go out and make a knuckleheaded move...

Halo Headlines – 12/24/09

The Story: The Angels agreed to a two-year, $11 million deal with reliever Fernando Rodney.  The Monkey Says: The Angels finally get some bullpen help and Rodney racked up 37 save in 38 opportunities, so he certainly qualifies, but that doesn’t mean this was a...