One of the best sidelines to the upcoming New York Yankee vs. Los Angeles Angels American League Championship is that each team will go against one of their former players. Mark Teixeira was traded for by the Angels last season, hoping that his acquisition will lead them to the World Series. While Teixeira did his part against the Boston Red Sox last season, his team once again lost to the Red Sox in the ALDS and was eliminated. Teixeira left the Angels after his 55 games in Angel red, opting for the greener pastures made possible by the Yankees' wallet. Bobby Abreu was also traded by his former team, the Yankees. Acquired along with Cory Lidle for a bunch of junk, Abreu was all the Yankees had hoped he would be in his two and half seasons in the Bronx. He hit for a high average, had a goo ...
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Article written by Joseph DelGrippo