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The Angels signed left handed reliever Alex Claudio to a one year deal worth $1.125 Million. Mike Trout can swing a bat well. On a related note. MLB.com thinks that Brandon Marsh and Jahmai Jones will both arrive in the big leagues in 2020. It’s a puzzlement. Did those guys get called up this year? Happy belated birthday to Taylor Ward.
Angels Activities For The Bored
This is a holiday wish list card for Santa with five blanks. I would write “pitching” five times, of course. Here are some Angels gingerbread ornaments. If you want to use them as templates for gingerbread cookies, here is the official Angels recipe for gingerbread cookies.
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Major League Baseball recognized the Negro Leagues, at least as they existed between 1920 and 1948, as being Major League. Their statistics and records are now an official part of Major League history. MLB is now investigating Omar Vizquel for domestic abuse against his wife. He claims it is just a smear campaign against him because she is divorcing him. In 2016 he was apparently handcuffed and taken away in a police car after one incident, though. The Mariners signed Keynan Middleton for $800,000. Scott Boras says Blake Snell is unlikely to be traded.