But I'm no troll. I'm clearly rooting for the Angels and everything I suggest is about what I think will make the team better, because I think they've got a shot at a World Series ring this year and for years to come. I've done nothing but praise Napoli, OC, Izturis, Quinlan, Rivera, Vlad, the entire starting rotation ( I even tried to defend Jeff Weaver) and I've always called Shields and K-Rod the best setup closer team in baseball.
I've tried to keep faith that Donnelly and Romero could return to their performance level of past years, and I've stuck by Morales on the faith that he will likely improve. My criticism of Figgy was more about his play at 3rd, and not in his worth and value as an OF. I'm even sticking by GA, I just think he's being used wrong.
My criticisms of players like Kennedy, Erstad and Salmon have been based solely on their IMO inability to help us this year. I respect all three of them and am grateful for their past contributions, but I separate nostalgia from my present-day assessment of a player's value to the team. And yeah, sometimes I criticize management for what I think are bad moves, but it's always been with the idea that I want this team to win.
And clearly, sometimes people don't totally get my hyperbolic sense of humor. It's meant to draw a laugh, not piss anybody off. Baseball is supposed to be fun. If everybody here was in agreement on everything, this would be a pretty boring webpage.