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Juan Pierre: Baseball’s Best Fourth Outfielder

Juan Pierre is baseball’s best fourth outfielder.   The problem is that Juan Pierre plays like—and is being paid like—a starting outfielder.   Pierre, 32, has two more years and $18.5 million remaining on the five-year, $44 million pact he signed with Los Angeles ... (Continue reading)

Heaven Knows: Can the Angels Come Back in the ALCS?

Despite what the media would have you believe, the New York Yankees haven’t won their 40th pennant yet. In fact, after Thursday night’s amazing comeback victory, the Los Angeles Angels are very much alive and kicking in the American League ... (Continue reading)

This Guy’s All Wet: The Los Angeles Angels New Good Luck Charm

The Los Angeles Angels had a huge night on Thursday. First and foremost the Halos got to watch John Lackey—in potentially his last game with the club—pitch at his best and hold the Yankees in check for 6 2/3 innings. Secondly, the ... (Continue reading)

Minnesota Twins Acquire Orlando Cabrera

The Minnesota Twins’ search for an experienced middle infielder came to an end Friday.   Just hours before the MLB Trade Deadline, the Twins bolstered their lineup for a playoff push by acquiring 34-year-old shortstop Orlando Cabrera from the Oakland Athletics.   The ... (Continue reading)

Deadline Dilemma: Los Angeles Angels Running Out of Time to Improve

With the trade deadline a mere week away and numerous teams scrambling to make moves, the Los Angeles Angels are flying high.   Prior to play on Friday night, the Angels have the third-best record in all of baseball at 56-38.   The Halos ... (Continue reading)

It’s Holliday Season in St. Louis: Cardinals Acquire Slugger from Oakland

One of the biggest names on the trade market has officially found a new home.   The Oakland Athletics sent outfielder Matt Holliday to the St. Louis cardinals in exchange for a trio of prospects.   The Athletics obtained third baseman Brett Wallace, ... (Continue reading)

Scott Hairston: Movin’ on Up (the Coast)

In an attempt to add some power to an otherwise lackluster lineup, the Oakland Athletics traded two Minor Leaguers to acquire Scott Hairston from the San Diego Padres today. Hairston was hitting .299 with 10 home runs and 29 RBI in ... (Continue reading)

Prince Ready to Trade His Crown for a Halo

Prince Fielder has looked downright kingly this year.   The 25-year old is hitting for average and power while playing top-notch defense at first base. Without a question, he is in the midst of a great season and makes a lethal one-two ... (Continue reading)

Randy Johnson Takes Aim at 300

Tonight, Randy Johnson will attempt to make history—yet again.   Tonight, at 45 years old, “The Big Unit” will attempt to have his cake and eat it too—yet again.   Tonight, the San Francisco Giants' southpaw makes his first bid for career win number ... (Continue reading)