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 […]

The Ball is in Beltre’s Court

Last week, I wrote that if the Angels don’t get Adrian Beltre, they are pretty much screwed as they have precious few options available to them when it comes to surefire ways of beefing up their anemic offense.  That assertion still rings true, but guess what?  The converse is true as well.  As badly as […]

Multiple Choice Monday: The Angels and Adrian Beltre

Welcome to our newly weekly feature: Multiple Choice Monday!  Where 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 adieu, let’s discuss this week’s topic: […]

Halo Headlines – 12/20/10

Daily Links for the LA Angels Moreno talks (and lies?) about the Crawford negotiations, the Halos make a big offer to Beltre, the Greinke trade fallout and much more… The Story: Arte Moreno explains the Angels’ side of the Carl Crawford situation. The Monkey Says: Wow, this is a big story, and not one the […]

Angel Off-Season True or False

This off-season has been a trying one so far for Angel fans and many of us are still trying to make sense of it all.  There is a lot of different sentiments floating around about what the Angels have done so far and what they should do going forward, and half of them conflict with […]

Halo Headlines – 12/17/10

Daily Links for the LA Angels including Beltre is still weighing his options, the A’s keep getting better with the addition of Willingham, would the Rangers trade Michael Young to the Halos and much more… The Story: Adrian Beltre continues to sit back and weigh his options. The Monkey Says: Options?  I didn’t realize he […]

Halo Headlines – 12/16/10

Daily Links for the LA Angels including an interview with new scouting director Ric Wilson, Texas losing interest in Beltre, could the Angels bring back Chone Figgins and much more.   The Story: Get to know new Angel scouting director Ric Wilson. The Monkey Says: Wilson is still a bit of an unknown quantity at […]

If the Angels Don’t Get Beltre, They Are Pretty Much Screwed

This following emminates from the Captain Obvious file, but it needs to be written.  Are you ready?  Here it goes: if the Angels don’t sign Adrian Beltre, they are screwed… royally. Like him or not, Beltre is the only legit major upgrade left on the market. Even after Tony Reagins’ free agent blitz on lefty […]

Pretend Time with Arte Moreno

Arte Moreno would have you think that his Angels are one of the elite clubs in Major League Baseball, but the events of recent days have gone to show that the Halos are merely pretending that they are. The only thing funny about Moreno’s Pretend Time is that he actually thinks the Angels are an […]