Halo Headlines – 12/23/09

The Story: The Angels are in serious talks with reliever Fernando Rodney.  The Monkey Says: At least the Angels are finally addressing their bullpen, but I really don’t like Rodney at all.  He is essentially a right-handed version of Brian Fuentes and would...

Oliver Out, Anyone In?

The Angel free agent exodus continues with Darren Oliver becoming the latest Halo veteran to take the money and run to and Angel rival.  Oliver had been the only consistently bright spot of last season’s otherwise dismal relief corps.  Now all that remains in...

Halo Headlines – 12/22/09

The Story: Darren Oliver is signing with the Texas Rangers.  The Monkey Says: Seeing how Oliver was the only reliable reliever in the Angel pen last year, this is a pretty serious blow.  DO is rumored to be getting a one-year, $3.5 million deal, which if true is...

Angels X-Mas List

I know it is a little late, but it is time to send Santa my Christmas list- Angels style.  There are twelve days of Christmas so I’ve got twelve items on my personal wishlist of things I would like to see happen for the Angels this holiday season: A fifth...

Halo Headlines – 12/21/09

The Story: Darren Oliver is reportedly close to signing with the Texas Rangers.  The Monkey Says: And this hits just keep coming as the Angels lose yet another key member of their 2009 roster to a divisional rival.  The Angels could have prevented this by offering...

Halo Headlines – 12/18/09

The Story: Trevor Reckling is drawing comparisons to Al Downing.  The Monkey Says: The Angels should be so lucky.  There is a ground swell of support for Reckling to win the fifth starter job this season, but he is still just a kid at 20 years old, so I would be...