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Yay! The Angels made this list of the longest playoff droughts in Major League Baseball. At least the author thinks the Angels can get back into the playoffs in 2022. He thinks Arte and Perry will spend on pitching next winter. Dream on!
Here is some more hype of Shohei Ohtani heading into his Wednesday night start against the Cleveland Baseball Team.
The Angels have signed veteran reliever Tim Peterson to a minor league contract. He’ll be in Salt Lake City for the time being. Perhaps he is our replacement for Noέ Ramirez.
Bill Shaikin writes about where the Angels go now without Mike Trout. He even pulls out the venerable “trade Justin Upton” card. Assuming Upton would waive his no-trade clause, we still have to ask, “Who would want him and what are they willing to trade?”
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Chris Davis is out for the season after arthroscopic hip surgery. This leads me to believe the Orioles might have been one of the teams that were in on Albert Pujols. They just got outclassed.
The Braves acquired Kevan Smith for cash and in a corresponding move they designated Jeff Mathis for assignment.
The obsession about velocity without attention to command is blamed here for the epidemic of hit batters.
Meanwhile Keone Kela underwent Tommy John surgery, ending his season early.
The Mets can’t seem to catch a break. Now it’s Taijuan Walker to the IL with left side tightness.