The Day The Angels Stood Still: L.A.’s Black Monday and What Lies Ahead

Posted: 20th December 2009 by Johnathan Kroncke in MLB
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Roy Halladay is in Philly. John Lackey is in Boston. Now is the winter of the Angels' discontent. Just days after baseball's Winter Meetings ended, after which GM Tony Reagins claimed his team had laid ôgroundwork,ö the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim watched their hard work melt away like snow in the coming spring. For those unfamiliar with the situation, or if you've just been living under a baseball-free rock, let's recap the events of the Angels' Black Monday: á Lackey Signs with Boston The ace of the Angels' staff, and winner of the World Series-clinching Game 7 back in 2002, agreed to a reported five-year, $82.5 million contract with the Red Sox. Under normal circumstances, we fans might thank Big John for all his hard work and wish him happy trails. But this situation is far from n ...

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