View Full Version : Angels are looking for a veteran SS
08-17-2008, 05:00 PM
I'd try to deal them Hairston or Kepp if the return is proper. Any chance of this happening?
08-17-2008, 05:16 PM
Nope, cuz they'd both get claimed.
08-17-2008, 08:15 PM
So make a deal with some other team then.
08-18-2008, 07:35 AM
Give them Gonzalez
08-18-2008, 03:02 PM
Hairston and Kepp is nothing like the veteran SS the Angels are looking for. JHJ's bat (this season) would play nicely, but his defense is sub-par. Kepp is not hitting and he has zero range at SS. I don't think the Angels would want 2 backups (at best) to fill their SS position going into the postseason.
08-18-2008, 06:49 PM
I don't think any other team besides the Reds would see either as a SS.
08-18-2008, 07:02 PM
Erick Aybar is way better than both of those 2. I would be happy if I never had to watch Keppinger play SS again. Any other position, I'll be glad to watch him as a utility player.
And if they are looking for a backup, they will not want a SS who is a slouch defensively, that is not the Angels style of play.
08-18-2008, 07:29 PM
who on the reds that are tradeable, would any team look at, at this point? weathers maybe? unlikely he moves. i think people are overvaluing our players.
08-19-2008, 12:49 PM
whered u hear that the angels wanna vet SS? i think their content wit aybar n izturis. keep in mind they got sean rodriguez n brandon wood stashed away.
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