Halo Headlines – 12/17/09

The Story: Angel scouting director Eddie Bane gives his opinion of Cuban lefty Aroldis Chapman.  The Monkey Says: The quote that sums it all up, “with Kendry in our system we think it would be a nice fit if Aroldis and his group think it would be.”  In...

Godzilla vs. Super Vlad!!!

I feel bad for Hideki Matsui, I really do.  The poor guy wins the World Series MVP for the Yankees and then gets unceremoniously kicked to the curb.  Then when the Angels scoop him up his arrival is totally overshadowed by the furor of the team losing out on John...

Halo Headlines – 12/16/09

The Story: Why is Boston so excited over John Lackey?  The Monkey Says: I love the analogy that Lackey is only “history class hot.”  Let’s face it, the Red Sox overpaid for Lackey, but they are in much better shape with him as their third starter...

Don’t Blame Tony Reagins… Yet

Judging the mob of angry Angel fans that seem ready to mobilize after yesterday’s events, it looks like it is going to be a rough Christmas at the Reagins house.  After losing out on John Lackey, Roy Halladay and Cliff Lee all within the space of two hours, the...

Halo Headlines – 12/15/09

The Story: John Lackey has signed with the Boston Red Sox for five years and $85 million.  The Monkey Says: Big John is taking the coward’s way out by signing with the team he never really could beat.  On a related note, he is now dead to me. The Story: The...