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Derek catches a SoCal interleague Father's Day special, and gets his take on Bartolo Colon's return to action.

The Angels, on the other hand, are in last place, six games out of first place in the AL West, and six games under .500. The team has made the postseason three out of the last four years, but now stands in the awkward position of trying to decide if it's time to fish or cut bait. All season long, prospects who seem to be the future of this franchise have gotten call-ups to fill in or back up when the big club's veterans have faltered. Already, guys like Howie Kendrick (#5 on our top prospects list) Kendry Morales (#26 on our list) and Erick Aybar (#50) have gotten time on the major league roster. Only Morales has seen significant playing time in The Show, but the question lingering over the Angels' season has been when do you give up, deal the veterans, and put things in the prospects' hands?

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March 25, 2005 12:00 am

Transaction Analysis: The Wests, etc.

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Christina Kahrl

Chris Kahrl closes out the offseason with a wrap-up of the Wests, plus a quick rundown of the rest of baseball.

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March 9, 2005 12:00 am

Prospectus Game of the Week: A's-Angels, Sunday March 6

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Jonah Keri

Jonah Keri debuts his new Prospectus Game of the Week column with a trip to Arizona for an A's-Angels spring training tilt.

Now, I'm trying something new. This marks the debut of Prospectus Game of the Week. Starting the first week of the regular season and running through to season's end, I'll be highlighting one game a week. Big pitching match-ups, hot-button topics and random asides will come together to reveal the game behind the game, the bigger stakes beyond a single win or loss.

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March 3, 2005 12:00 am

Prospectus Matchups: Trivia Manufactured While You Wait

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Jim Baker

No one will ever wear a Montreal Expos uniform again. Jim Baker wonders who we'll remember as Montreal's last man standing.

Which brings us to the Washington Nationals. Having just departed Montreal, we can begin speculating which man who was once among them will, someday, be the answer to the Expo portion of this question.

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November 29, 2004 12:00 am

Transaction Analysis: November 17-22, 2004

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Christina Kahrl

The Angels and Expos swap right fielders who are a lot closer in age and ability than you might think.

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August 31, 2004 12:00 am

Transaction Analysis: August 26-29, 2004

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Christina Kahrl

Nowhere else in the realm of baseball is anyone talking about Roosterkoop van Sluijterfuss. Chris Kahrl expounds upon him, and real major league ballplayers, inside.

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