There's nothing more important to an OCD-ite than getting back to their normal routine. And after a brief vacation to Florida the most normal routine-thing I was looking forward to was my own bathroom...and Halolinks. For everyone's benefit, I'll skip the bathroom tales and move right along to the links:
With the end of the World Series (congrats Giants), it's now the time of year when we follow the falling dominoes of free agency and player signings. The first domino in the Angels elaborate concoction is Zack Greinke: Zack Greinke's decision to steer Angels in free agency - angels.com. "In a perfect world, the Angels would've already known where Greinke stands, allowing them to have a clearer picture of the other important decisions that loom -- like what to do with Dan Haren and Ervin Santana, how much they can afford to offer Torii Hunter, or perhaps even how aggressive they'll be with their bullpen." Depending on which way he falls or how quickly he decides where to land, leads the Angels to another decision...what to do about Dan Haren and Ervin Santana; Angels exploring trade options for Dan Haren, Ervin Santana - angels.com. "By 9 p.m. PT on Wednesday, they must decide whether to pick up Ervin Santana's $13 million option. By 9 p.m. PT on Friday, they must decide the same on the $15.5 million option in Dan Haren's contract. "We're making sure that we explore all the possibilities before coming to a conclusion and making a decision," said Dipoto. It very doubtful the Greinke situation will have a conclusion prior tonight, but the should at least have a feel for which way things are heading.
Zack Greinke Must Fall Before Angels Make Moves
Halos Heaven | Oct 31