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The Danny Espinosa Syndrome

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After three-and-a-half months of painfully enduring Danny Espinosa, the Angels finally decided to part ways. Hitting .162 alone, the Southern California native just could not get his swing together and created an even deeper hole than the one that already existed at second base. Acquired in a trade in the offseason from the Washington Nationals, Espinosa was whining about playing… Read more »

C.J. Cron Sent to AAA

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The #Angels optioned CJ Cron and recalled Nolan Fontana. More to come on this. — Jeff Fletcher (@JeffFletcherOCR) May 22, 2017 This season could be the last chance for C.J. Cron to cement himself as part of the core of the Angels. For the third straight year, the young slugger is off to a really slow start, and can’t stay… Read more »

Angels Starting Lineup Taking Shape

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This is a photo from Jeff Fletcher of the Orange County Register showing that Mike Scioscia is pretty close to finishing his preferred batting order. All he needs is for Albert Pujols to return. The Martin Maldonado/Carlos Perez battle will have a winner soon. But one has to imagine they’ll end up splitting the time nearly down the middle. Batting… Read more »

Angels Sign Luis Valbuena

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Update, January 24: The deal has been finalized. It’ll be for two years at $15 million. Valbuena will receive $6.5 million in 2017 and $8.5 million in 2018. A mutual option is attached for 2019 with a $200,000 dollar buyout. And in case fans are wondering, the Angels are now $12 million under the luxury tax. The corresponding move was… Read more »

Eppler’s Domain: Arbitration, Choi, Wieters

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Angels Make Quick Work Of Arbitration With some guys being let go, a lot of young faces, and the handful of big contracts, Billy Eppler and his arbitration eligible cases wasted no time getting deals done. Here are the established salaries: Garrett Richards¬†— $6.85 million Kole Calhoun — $6.35 million (Super Two) Matt Shoemaker — $3.325 million Danny Espinosa —… Read more »

Angels Acquire Danny Espinosa

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The Angels Are Dirty Dogs This Offseason! Billy Eppler is turning into an opportunist. You could say that he has gotten away with paying less for the position players he’s acquired this offseason than he would normally have. Cameron Maybin was on the verge of being an outcast on a Detroit Tigers team that was looking to strip it down… Read more »