Praising Jered Weaver’s new $85 million deal!
There’s nothing like a rich new deal to brighten some of August doldrums and there was probably no team that needed the news more than the Los Angeles Angels. After a poor showing against the Texas Rangers during the first half of the week, the Halos closed solidly by locking up young ace Jered Weaver(notes) to a five-year, $85 million deal that precludes him from hitting free agency after the 2012 season.
The Angels also made up two games in the standings over the weekend by sweeping the lowly Baltimore Orioles, but the main story this morning is rightfully Weaver’s new contract. In securing one of the game’s best arms, the (…Read More)
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