Sunday, June 22, 2014

Raul Ibanez released

The Angels came up with at least several guys who can hit this season [C.J. Cron, Grant Green, Kole Calhoun and Collin Cowgill] and Ibanez wasn't cutting it - I still would have liked for him to run into a hot streak or two but he was simply a bum with the bat as an Angel.

As good of a teammate he was assumed to be in the Angels' clubhouse - he probably would have been better filling in for Don Baylor as a hitting coach than as an active player taking away at-bats from a young hitter with power potential like Cron.

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