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Los Angeles Angels already playing Catch-up

What does Mike Trout, Albert Pujols, Josh Hamilton, Jared Weaver, and Mike Scioscia get you after 33 games? The answer is a 11-22 record and 4th place in the AL West. You know your team has major issues when you’re only 1.5 games ahead of the Houston Astros. At 9.5 games behind the Texas Rangers,…

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St Louis Cardinals: Albert Pujols Who?

The St Louis Cardinals lost Albert Pujols to free agency after their 2011 championship season.  So what??  The Cards quickly filled Al’s roster spot with Carlos Beltran at a fraction of the cost, and subsequently made the 2012 tournament as the National League’s second wild card.  The Red Birds won Game 2 over the (favored) Washington…

Albert Pujols: Yankees Were Approached By Agent

With Albert “Cardinal Sin” Pujols jumping ship to the AL West, Brian Cashman felt safe discussing the Yankees role (if any) in the Pujols sweepstakes.  Turns out, the New York Good Guys did receive a call from Pujols’ agent, Dan Lozano, in order to gauge any Bomber-like interest in the free agent slugger, prior to…

Angels Sign CJ Wilson

Guess who the favorites are in the 2012 AL West race?  No, not the Houston Astros, silly.  That’s right, your very own Los Angeles Angels (brought to you by Kay Jewelers, Every Kiss Begins With Kay) have inked CJ Wilson to a 5 year deal worth $77.5 million.  After bringing in Albert Pujols, the Angels…

Angels Sign Albert Pujols

Fitz and Vig reported yesterday that the State Farm Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim.com were interested in signing free agent first baseman Albert Pujols.  Wasting no time, those very Angels showed the intestinal fortitude (WWE reference) to pony up a 10 year $254 million deal for The Machine.  I suppose Albert couldn’t quite match the 10 year $275…

Miami Marlins Sign Mark Buehrle

South Beach strikes again!  The new-look Miami Marlins have just signed Mark Buehrle to a 4 year $58 million dollar deal.  Buehrle adds more (semi) star power to a team that has already signed Jose Reyes and Heath Bell…  next up, Albert Pujols?

Albert Pujols: Angels Interested

Good morning sports fans.  What do you think of Albert Pujols in the American League?  Could happen, according to recent rumors generated from the MLB Winter Meetings this week.  Check out full story here.  After receiving a 10 year offer from Miami (wow), apparently the big money Angels may be interested in signing the Cardinals franchise player.