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Did Robinson Cano Already Wear Out His Welcome?

On December 7, 2013, I queried “why in the world did Robinson Cano become the most overpaid human being in the history of the world?” My answer was: “…because he is a decent ballplayer who is the best of a … Continue reading

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Angels Big Gamble to Replace Trumbo

With the team having traded slugger Mark Trumbo away for two pitching hopefuls, the Angels already questionable offense suddenly developed a major hole. With few free agent possibilities around and with a pretty thin roster of expendable talent that could … Continue reading

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UCLA Bruins v sc brain surgeons and Tomorrow’s Biggest Questions

As the struggling Bruins are set to face the resurgent trojans tomorrow evening in the venerable Coliseum, which was stolen from Los Angeles taxpayers by the thieves of Figueroa Ave in a backhanded deal replete with insider dealings and politicians … Continue reading

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CJ Wilson and Top of Rotation Are Sinking Angels’ Playoff Chances

Remember the slow start Albert Pujols had the first month of the season, before hitting his grove? Well, the Angels other high-priced free agent signee, CJ Wilson, has had an opposite pattern this season, and he hit a season, and … Continue reading

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What Happened? …while I was away: Baseball

Away for a few days, and sooo much happened in baseball: On Saturday, Aug. 11, Mike Trout robbed yet another opposing batter of a home run, with a spectacular catch and throw, resulting in a double play: This gives Trout … Continue reading

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What DO the Angels Do Now?

After a dominating 2011 season, the Angels clearly did not expect Dan Haren to struggle so much this season. As he is now set to return from a short DL stint, his health and consistency are keys to the Angels’ … Continue reading

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Angels, Rangers in Battle for World Series Spot

Unlike the mediocre NL West, the AL West boasts the American League’s two best teams. The Angels and Rangers not only will be battling each other for the division title, but for the AL Championship. At the other end of … Continue reading

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New Guys in Los Angeles

So, in this off season which has been dominated in LA media by Dodgers’ talk, where speculation is rampant over who will win the Dodgers’ lottery, be it Mark Cuban, Magic Johnson, Dennis Gilbert, Steve Garvey, or some unknown zillionaire … Continue reading

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Two Events That Shape LA Baseball

In the past few years, two watershed events occurred in Los Angeles baseball, forever changing the course of two successful franchises, previously competing yearly for division titles, and league championships. Headlines for a year and a half now have detailed … Continue reading

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Trades Solidify Division Leaders, Give Little Hope to Also-Rans

Chaos is the word to describe the flurry of trades coming seemingly every few minutes as the trade deadline approaches. As of now, division leaders in the AL West and East and in all three NL divisions seem to have … Continue reading

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Watch Your Step. Oh No!

How about an infield of Vic Martinez at first, Dustin Pedroia at second, Jed Lowrie as short, and Mike Lowell at third. You’ve got Jason Veritek behind the plate, and Jacoby Ellsbury and Jeremy Hermida in the outfield. Starting pitchers … Continue reading

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Best Pitcher in the AL May Not Be Enough for Angels, and More Stuff

With Zack Greinke having returned to earth, Josh Beckett injured, and Ray Halliday in the National League, the AL’s best pitcher could well be the Angels’ Jared Weaver. The 27 year old Weaver leads baseball in strikeouts, has an ERA … Continue reading

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