Late July means baseball trade rumors, and with new Dodgers ownership willing to add payroll, the Dodgers figure to be one of the most active teams as the July 31st non-waiver trade deadline looms.
The Angels are making a run at one of the biggest free agents on the market not named Pujols or Fielder.
Even after rookie closer Jordan Walden blew his major-league leading seventh save Monday night, the Angels’ top priority is to add a bat this week before the trade deadline, according to CBSSports.com sources, preferably a third baseman.
Former Dodger Wilson Betemit is the latest name being tied to the Angels as the July 31st Major League Baseball trading deadline looms large.
Carlos Silva got hit hard in his first game since a dugout altercation with teammate Aramis Ramirez, but the Chicago Cubs rallied for a 14-13 victory over the Los Angeles Angels on Monday.