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Halos Heaven Nov 16, 2015

MondoLinks: Rookie of the Year Day

This is Major Award Week, and today, first up, are the Rookies of the Year. We have had some of those, remember? Award Week. Only a slight head-turner ala 2012(!), or 2013(!!), could bring one of the awards to Anaheim. But there IS a special award from the guy who keeps coming in 2nd place for MVP to random other guys who have their career year and go away later. It caled the Hall of Fame. Have some Award Weiner Links: ______________________________ Angels Baseball Erick Aybar: On the other side of that coin that brings us a phenomenal Andrelton Simmons, there is the departure of...
Athletics Nation Nov 13, 2015

AL West Roundup: Andrelton Simmons to Angels, Joaquin Benoit to Mariners, Colby Rasmus stays with Astros

The AL West was busy on Thursday, as three teams made significant moves. Angels acquire Simmons Halos Heaven | SB Nation | Grant Brisbee The Angels stole the headlines by trading for shortstop Andrelton Simmons from the Braves. In exchange, Atlanta received top pitching prospects Sean Newcomb and Chris Ellis, as well as veteran shortstop Erick Aybar. The Angels also received minor league catcher Jose Briceno. Simmons is the best defensive shortstop in the world no matter what the Gold Glove voters say. He's off the charts on both DRS and UZR, and his defense alone makes him an...
Orange County Register Nov 12, 2015
Angels get SS Andrelton Simmons from Braves for Erick Aybar, pitching prospects Sean Newsomb, Chris Ellis

Angels get SS Andrelton Simmons from Braves for Erick Aybar, pitching prospects Sean Newsomb, Chris Ellis

The Angels swung a trade for All-World defensive shortstop Andrelton Simmons on Thursday, acquiring him from the Atlanta Braves in this offseason's first big trade. For Simmons, the Angels gave up longtime shortstop Erick Aybar and their top two...

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