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Dan Haren Traded To L.A. Angels: Great Short, Long-Term Move For Halos

The Angels made a great short and long-term move by acquiring Dan Haren from the Arizona Diamondbacks Sunday for Angels starter Joe Saunders and three minor leaguers.

Haren, 29, is the same age as Saunders—only Saunders has never shown the capacity to be the ace of a staff. Haren has.

Haren is on his way to his third straight year of 200-plus strikeouts and his sixth straight year of 200-plus innings pitched. Saunders has never pitched 200 innings or had more than 103 strikeouts in his career.

Acquiring Haren was like picking up an extra reliever as well, since the Angels will not be taxing their struggling bullpen with a pitcher that can’t make it past the sixth inning— something Saunders has failed to do in 12 of his 20 starts this season,...

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