7:13 PM EST, Tue December 10, 2013
Los Angeles Angels Rumors & News
Los Angeles Times 3 hours ago
LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. -- The Angels filled out their starting rotation on Tuesday, trading Mark Trumbo to the Arizona Diamondbacks in a three-way deal.
The Strike Zone | SI.com 1 hour ago
In the first big move of the winter meetings, the Angels, Diamondbacks and White Sox completed a three-way trade that resulted in first baseman/outfielder Mark Trumbo going from Los Angeles to Arizona, pitcher Tyler Skaggs going in the opposite direction, reliever Hector Santiago going from Chicago to...
Orange County Register Dec 3, 2013
Pitchers Tommy Hanson and Jerome Williams and infielder Chris Nelson became free agents when the Angels declined to offer them arbitration before Monday’s deadline.None of the moves was particularly surprising. Hanson and Williams would have each...
Los Angeles Times Dec 2, 2013
The Angels trim almost $10 million from next season's payroll after passing on Williams, Tommy Hanson, Juan Gutierrez and Chris Nelson.The Angels declined to extend 2014 contracts to pitchers Jerome Williams, Tommy Hanson and Juan Gutierrez and third baseman Chris Nelson on Monday, moves that trim almost $10 million from next season's payroll and give the team more flexibility to pursue higher quality starting pitchers via trade or free agency.
Major League Baseball's deadline to tender contracts to arbitration-eligible players arrives at 9 p.m. PT, and the Angels have now made final decisions on all their candidates. Right-handers Jerome Williams and Tommy Hanson and infielder Chris Nelson...
With more than two months to go before spring training, Jerry Dipoto sounds content to stand pat with his new bullpen. “If we can help that group improve, we will, but if not, we feel comfortable with the group we have now,” the Angels general...
As the Angels tinker with their roster, with today's arbitration deadline marking a key point, some fans have wondered why Joe Blanton hasn't been released. The simple answer is this: there's no benefit to releasing him now. None. His contract (with...
Orange County Register Dec 1, 2013
Monday at 9 p.m. PT is the deadline when teams must offer arbitration to all their eligible players or else non-tender them, making them free agents. Players who are non-tendered can continue to negotiate with their previous team, as well as the...
Angels Blog | Orange County Register Nov 30, 2013
So now Arte Moreno doesn’t want to pay? After Albert Pujols and Josh Hamilton, C.J. Wilson and Vernon Wells, Torii Hunter and Gary Matthews Jr.? After throwing around money like Fernando Rodney once did baseballs in Anaheim – somewhat wildly and...
Orange County Register Nov 28, 2013
The Angels need pitching and here’s one vote for them to sign free agent David Aardsma. We have no clue if he could help the bullpen or, frankly, if the right-hander who once had Tommy John surgery even has much velocity left. But we do love...
Orange County Register Nov 27, 2013
Slowly but perceptibly, the line is moving. Last week the Angels traded Peter Bourjos and Randal Grichuk to St. Louis. Both are outfielders. That means Zach Borenstein takes a couple of steps forward, still holding the tag with the number on it. An...
Orange County Register Nov 27, 2013
The Angels announced the signing of right-hander Joe Smith to a three-year deal and designated reliever Juan Gutierrez for assignment to make room on the 40-man roster. Smith, who agreed last week to a deal worth $15.75 million, passed his physical...
Orange County Register Nov 25, 2013
Here’s the problem about trying to be positive about anything the Angels do. They don’t give you much reason to think they know what they are doing. They need starting pitching so they deal for a third baseman with a red flag flapping over his...
Los Angeles Times Nov 25, 2013
Club and free-agent pitcher agree to a $10-million, one-year deal pending a physical examination. The Dodgers are close to signing former All-Star Dan Haren, who could add depth to the battered back end of their rotation.
Los Angeles Times Nov 23, 2013
Angels and the right-hander, a former Cleveland Indians setup man, agree to a $15-million, three-year deal that is not expected to be announced until Smith passes a physical.The Angels bolstered their bullpen Saturday night, agreeing to terms with former Cleveland Indians setup man Joe Smith on a three-year deal for about $15 million.
Orange County Register Nov 23, 2013
The Angels agreed to terms with right-hander reliever Joe Smith on a three-year deal worth just over $15 million on Saturday night, further solidifying their bullpen while they wait for the starting pitcher market to cool. The deal is pending a...
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