The Angels and Hanley Ramirez, Could It Happen?

Welcome to the brave new world of the free-wheeling, big-spending Angels where no deal you can imagine is beyond the scope of reality! You’d think that after landing Albert Pujols and C.J. Wilson in one morning, the Angels would be more than done with their off-season maneuvers, especially big-ticket acquisitions.  Well, that apparently is the […]

Halo Headlines: Moreno Felt Compelled to Pursue Pujols, Albert’s Effect on the Angels Defense, Wilson Talks About His Post-Season Struggles

The December 14th, 2011 edition of daily news for the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim including Moreno felt compelled to pursue Pujols, Albert’s effect on the Angels defense, Wilson talks about his post-season struggles and much more… The Story: Arte Moreno felt compelled to pursue Albert Pujols because of what it would mean to the […]

Halo Headlines: Williams and Morales Sign One-Year Deals, Mrs. Pujols Speaks Out, Pujols is Obsessed

The December 13th, 2011 edition of daily news for the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim including Williams and Morales sign one-year deals, Mrs. Pujols speaks out on Albert’s decision, Pujols is a man “obsessed” and much more… The Story: Jerome Williams avoided arbitration with a one-year, $820,000 contract, plus incentives. The Monkey Says: Jerome is […]

The Angels Must Make Trades to Clear Roster Logjam. Or Do They?

Once all the experts and analysts finished having their minds asploded by the Angels signings of Albert Pujols and C.J. Wilson, they all came to the same conclusion: the Angels MUST trade somebody to clear up the mutliple logjams they created in their roster.  The way they tell it, it isn’t just good baseball sense […]

Halo Headlines: The Details of the Pujols Negotiations Emerge, $3 Billion TV Deal Backs Angels Big Spending, Morales Tendered a Contract

The December 12th, 2011 edition of daily news for the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim including details of how the Pujols negotiations unfolded, Angels finalizing $3 billion TV deal which backed this big spending, Morales tendered a contract and much more… The Story: The details behind how exactly the Albert Pujols signing went down. The […]

Halo Headlines: Special Pujols and Wilson Edition!

The December 9th, 2011 edition of daily news for the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim including all kinds of reaction to the Angels HUGE signings of Albert Pujols and C.J. Wilson and much more… The Story: The Angels bet the future on Albert Pujols. The Monkey Says: The analysis in this one is a bit […]

Pujols, Wilson and All the Unanswered Questions

Such big news for the Angels today as they add both Albert Pujols and C.J. Wilson.  But amidst all this excitement there are also so many questions to be answered about how these shocking moves came to be and what they will mean going forward.  Don’t worry, I’m not here to harsh your buzz, just […]

Angels Sign C.J. Wilson Too, It Just Keeps Getting Better

Jerry Dipoto just can’t be stopped.  On the same morning he signs Albert Pujols, he also adds C.J. Wilson.  The latter being added for a much more reasonable five years and $75 million (or $77.5 million, depending on who you believer).  By comparison to Pujols, that looks like he is practically free.  More importantly, that […]

Angels Sign Albert Pujols!!! Biggest Splash Ever?

Oh.  My.  God.  It actually happened.  The Angels have signed Albert Pujols and finally delivered on that long-promised big splash move.  Heck, this isn’t a big splash, it is a freaking tsunami.  I’m not sure if I am even going to be able to write about this rationally. This signing is epic in so, so […]

The Angels, Pujols and Hope

In case you haven’t heard, the Angels are in contract negotiations with Albert Pujols aka the Greatest Player in the Game. Or they aren’t.  It sort of depends on who you ask.  And, as of Tuesday night, even the standard top reporters in the rumor mill can’t seem to figure it out. Is it for […]

How Much Is Aramis Ramirez Worth to the Angels?

What is going on with Aramis Ramirez?  First the Angels say they don’t want him, then they are rumored to be on the verge of making him an offer, then they admit they have interest, but only in a cursory sense.  Should the Angels even pursue him?  If so, for how much?  And for how […]

Halo Headlines: Still Pushing for Wilson, Getting Competition for Ramirez, Backing Off Relievers and Entertaining Trade Options

The December 6th, 2011 Winter Meetings edition of daily news for the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim including Angels still pushing for C.J. Wilson, getting stiff competition for Aramis Ramirez, backing off pursuit of relief pitchers and entertaining several trade scenarios and much more… The Story: The Angels plan to meet with C.J. Wilson again, […]

Previewing and Predicting the Winter Meetings for the Angels

At the last Winter Meetings, the Angel franchise took a major hit.  They botched the Carl Crawford negotiations in humiliating manner, exposing their front office as being inept.  That embarrassment ultimately set them up to make the payroll-crippling Vernon Wells trade.  So excuse me if I enter this year this year’s Winter Meetings with a […]

BREAKING: Angels Trade Mathis, Fans Get Early Christmas Present

Christmas just came early for Angel fans as news breaks that the Angels have traded Jeff Mathis, easily one of the most maligned players in franchise history, to Toronto for lefty pitcher Brad Mills. After acquiring catcher Chris Iannetta earlier this week, the writing was on the wall that Mathis’ reign of terror would be […]

How Much Is C.J. Wilson Worth to the Angels?

So, C.J. Wilson wants $100 million from the Angels, eh?  What a preposterous notion, right?  Well, most Angel fans seem to think so and that if he really thinks he is worth, then good luck to him finding some other fools to pay him.  To others, they think that if that is what the market […]