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Can Mark Trumbo Really Play Third Base?

With the roster more or less set for the Angels, it is time to focus on some more detailed issues, like how said roster is going to fit together.  There may not be a more pressing issue than what to do with Mark Trumbo.  Specifically, can the big man handle a transition from first base […]

Halo Headlines: LaRussa Says Pujols Is ‘In Pain’ Over Leaving St. Louis, The Angels Lineup Still Scares Nobody, Pujols Could Bring Yadier Molina to Anaheim Next Year

The December 19th, 2011 edition of daily news for the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim including LaRussa says Pujols is “in pain” since leaving the Cardinals, the new Angels lineup scared no one, Pujols might help lure Yadier Molina to Anaheim and much more… The Story: Tony LaRussa claims that Albert Pujols has been “in […]

The Curious Conundrum of Torii Hunter and the Multi-Year Contract

It seems like it was just yesterday that the Angels made the biggest free agent splashes in Halo history with the signings of Albert Pujols and C.J Wilson. The Dipoto era has been a sweet one so far even if it’s only been a few months, and we still have years and years of this […]

Welcome to the LA Angels Bandwagon

The Angels bandwagon is filling up fast now that the Halos have shocked the world by signing Albert Pujols and C.J. Wilson.  At first, I thought I would rail against this and tell the bandwagoners to shove off, but that would be nothing more than an exercise in futility.  After all, there is a reason […]

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 […]

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