Halo Headlines – 4/20/11

Daily Links for the LA Angels including Wood gets designated for assignment, Kazmir working on yet another new approach, Hunter is clearly pressing and much more…   The Story:

Halo Headlines – 12/31/10

Daily Links for the LA Angels including the Rangers might be bluffing on Beltre, Figgins as a potential Beltre fallback plan, the Angels continue to be forcibly linked to Soriano and center and much more… The Story:  The Rangers may only be showing interest in Adrian Beltre to drive up the price. The Monkey Says: I’ve […]

Top Ten Thursday: Angel Lowlights of 2010

Earlier today, we recapped the 10 best highlights of the Angels’ 2010 year.  But let’s be honest, this last year pretty much sucked.  Let’s try and get a little closure on the year by recapping the worst of the worst and get them out of our system once and for all. Let’s get this over […]

Top Ten Thursday: Angel Highlights of 2010

As 2010 comes to an end, we are contractually obligated by Father Time to take a look back at the year that was for the Angels… even if we would prefer not to.  To try and keep things positive, lets keep this trip down memory lane confined strictly to the top 10 highlights for the […]

Halo Headlines – 12/30/10

Daily Links for the LA Angels including the Athletics pull out of the Beltre bidding, FanHouse names Trout Prospect of the Year and abritration cases are about to take front and center… The Story: The A’s have dropped out of the bidding for Adrian Beltre. The Monkey Says: Many are tagging this as evidence that […]

The Angels Have (Internal) Options

I promise you, Arte Moreno and Tony Reagins are not holding me at gunpoint as write the following article.  With that disclaimer out of the way, I’m going to go ahead and say something that might make some heads explode.  Yes, the Angels have done pretty much nothing this off-season, but they actually might get […]

Halo Headlines – 12/29/10

Daily Links for the LA Angels including Rangers confirm their interest in Beltre, Callaspo might be a viable option at third base (or not), unfinished off-season business in the AL West and much more… The Story: Nolan Ryan suggested his Texas Rangers have some interest in signing Adrian Beltre. The Monkey Says: I had formerly […]

New Year’s Resolutions Angels Style

It is almost that time of year, time to make a bunch of resolutions that we aren’t going to stick to.  Since I already know I’m not going to keep mine, I figure my time is better spent making resolutions that I would like the Angels to take a shot at.  And, no, none of […]

Halo Headlines – 12/28/10

Daily Links for the LA Angels including Anaheim still a potential landing spot for Manny Ramirez, reviewing the disappointment of 2010, Soriano and his long-term desires could make him a match for the Halos and that’s pretty much it, what can I say, it was a slow news day… The Story:  The Angels are considered […]

Multiple Choice Monday: Should the Angels Pursue Rafael Soriano?

Shake off that egg nog hangover, folks, because it is time for another Multiple Choice Monday!  We ask the question and you, the reader, provide the answers.  We realize though that it is Monday, so we will make things easier on you by providing you with some potential answers to choose from.  So without further […]

Rafael Soriano Could be the Key to Signing Adrian Beltre

When the off-season started, the Hot Stove League was abuzz with speculation that Arte Moreno was going to throw financial caution to the wind and make a big free agent splash (well, three splashes, actually) by signing Carl Crawford, Adrian Beltre and Rafael Soriano.  One painful bellyflop and a few tiny splishes later and the […]

Halo Headlines – 12/27/10

Daily Links for the LA Angels including trying to find a mystery team for Beltre, Angels still interested in Damon and Podsednik, the Halos made an offer for Jacoby Ellsbury and much more… The Story:  Looking for a mystery team for Adrian Beltre. The Monkey Says: Sam gives it the graphical treatment which shows the […]

Top Ten Thursday: Things on this Angel Fan’s Christmas List

It is almost Christmas time and I just realized I haven’t handed my wishlist into Santa yet.  Well, I ain’t no grinch, so I better get this list cranked out and what better opportunity to do so than on Top Ten Thursday.  But I’m not asking for personal items this year, instead, I’m going to […]

Halo Headlines – 12/23/10

Daily Links for the LA Angels including Adenhart’s killer gets 51 years in prison, more Beltre rumors and speculation, Aybar looking to return to form and much more… The Story: Andrew Gallo, the drunk driver that killed Nick Adenhart and two others, has been sentenced to 51 years to life in prison. The Monkey Says: […]

Halo Headlines – 12/22/10

Daily Links for the LA Angels including the Beltre talks get heated and confusing, the worst off-seasons in Angel history, the Rangers are now chasing Webb and much more… The Story: The Angels have withdrawn their offer to Adrian Beltre, but remain open to signing him. The Monkey Says: There have been all kinds of […]

The Angels vs. Boras – Round 3

Just when the Angels thought it was safe to go back into the free agency waters… bum, bum, BUM!!!  Scott Boras strikes!!! Arte Moreno’s long-time nemesis and the world’s most ironic season ticket holder is once again butting heads with Angels management.  Boras has burnt the Halos in the past, but can we expect anything […]

Twitter Trend Tuesday Results: #ArteMorenoLies

The first Twitter Trend Tuesday is in the books and it certainly seemed like a good start.  There wasn’t a whole lot of people coming up with contributions of their own, but there were re-tweets aplenty, so clearly plenty of people enjoyed the exercise.  As promised, here are some of the top tweets from other […]

Arte Moreno is a Liar

First Arte Moreno tells us the Angels will aggressively spend to fill their holes.  Then he tells us they never even made an offer to Carl Crawford.  Now he wants us to believe that the lack of spending is really for the good of the fans.  It sure seems like Arte Moreno is talking out […]

Twitter Trend Tuesday: #ArteMorenoLies

Another day, another new weekly feature for Monkey With a Halo and I think this one is going to be a lot of fun, if I don’t say so myself.  If you follow this blog, then you probably know how active I am on Twitter, talking Angels all the time, even when I am supposed […]

Halo Headlines – 12/21/10

Daily Links for the LA Angels including Angels showing interest in Podsednik, expectations for Scott Kazmir, Mathis looking to rebound (is that even possible?) and much more… The Story: The Angels are interested in signing Scott Podsednik. The Monkey Says: I’m surprised this idea took so long to materialize.  Podsednik is a leadoff type that […]