Angels Related Links
The Angels search for a General Manager is boiled down to three candidates who will complete their interviews by the end of next week. This is an overview of the Angels probable roster situation next year. It’s Garret Anderson week here at Crashing the Pearly Gates.
Links From The Hot Stove
The Red Sox have expressed interest in hiring Matt Shoemaker. In fact, multiple teams are apparently interested in Shoemaker, including the Kansas City Royals. Francisco Lindor is still going to be traded, but apparently not any time soon. I wonder if we are kicking the tires on Joe Musgrove. This writer speculates on Andrelton Simmons going to the Phillies. He thinks a one year deal with an option is what Simmons can expect. The Rockies have signed right hander Dereck Rodriguez to a minor league deal with a spring training invite. He’s the son of Ivan Rodriguez. The Toronto Blue Jays have signed Robbie Ray to a one year deal worth $8 million.
Miscellaneous Baseball Links
Jeff Luhnow is suing the Astros for breach of contract. That should be fun. Bubba Harkins approves this article. Seriously, though, one coach estimates 99.9% of players are using some sort of sticky substance to improve grip on the ball. Peter Woodfork has been promoted by MLB to Senior Vice President, Minor League Operations and Development.
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