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    Angels sign Hamilton

    Wow. Trout, Pujols and Hamilton. Could score a few runs if they stay healthy.

    Angels To Sign Josh Hamilton: MLB Rumors - MLBTradeRumors.com

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    Them Angels always come out of nowhere.

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    Can't be outdone by the Dogers

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    The Angels have to turn their attention to the pitching mound now or this signing won't help things like they would like.

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    Being stationed right outside of LA, I cant wait to go to some Angels games next year. Wow...this is absolutely ridiculous.

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    Somehow I don't think the Athletics are going to surprise everyone and win this division again next season.

    Or the Astros or Mariners. Or Rangers, probably.

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    The rich get richer and the Twins get Correia

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    Quote Originally Posted by johnnydakota View Post
    The rich get richer and the Twins get Correia
    I doubt this tops the Correia signing but it's close.
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    Quote Originally Posted by johnnydakota View Post
    The rich get richer and the Twins get Correia
    Nice one. I literally just laughed out loud to myself.

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    The Red Sox have signed Ryan Dempster to a two-year, $26.5 million deal, reports FOX Sports' Ken Rosenthal.


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    Source: Ken Rosenthal

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    Angels need pitching now. Too bad they can't pry Correia away from the Twins for Trumbo.

    TRyan in the signing article on the Twins site, noted having a dozen wins was important and that they had a number of eyes on Correia.

    Those eyes ought to find another line of work.

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    Quote Originally Posted by PseudoSABR View Post
    5/125
    As seems to be the norm...did not see him getting that much. Yikes.

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    Trout
    Callaspo
    Pujols
    Hamilton
    Morales
    Trumbo
    Aybar
    Kendrick
    Iannetta

    Not bad

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    The ESPN article on the signing quotes the Rangers' GM saying that Hamilton didn't -- as the sides previously had agreed -- give the Rangers a chance to meet/exceed the Angels' offer. Kind of interesting.
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    I've heard the Angels are maybe going to move Trumbo. The Twins should go after him.
    I bent my wookie...

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    According to Buster Olney of ESPN.com, the Angels are telling teams that Mark Trumbo is not available.

    The Angels will probably have to get rid of someone in order to clear enough playing time in the outfield for Josh Hamilton, who agreed to a five-year, $125 million free agent contract on Thursday. But Trumbo has exceptional raw power and Anaheim doesn't want to lose that.

    Source: Buster Olney

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    Quote Originally Posted by Gernzy View Post
    I've heard the Angels are maybe going to move Trumbo. The Twins should go after him.
    Sure. Who do they trade?

    This is a huge problem. Twins depth in the org is so bad, they can't make a deal for a slugger like this.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Top Gun View Post
    According to Buster Olney of ESPN.com, the Angels are telling teams that Mark Trumbo is not available.

    The Angels will probably have to get rid of someone in order to clear enough playing time in the outfield for Josh Hamilton, who agreed to a five-year, $125 million free agent contract on Thursday. But Trumbo has exceptional raw power and Anaheim doesn't want to lose that.

    Source: Buster Olney
    Huh the ESPN article I read said different.
    Interesting.
    I bent my wookie...

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    No one wants Vernon Wells and his bloated contract. They'll really have to eat some salary for someone to take him.

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