Some linkage for your pleasure:
Angels Outfielder Vernon Wells Does Not Opt Out Of Contract - Baseball Nation
Lost in the CC Sabathia extension was the news that Angels outfielder Vernon Wells will remain right where he is.
Report: Jerry Dipoto was first to turn down the Orioles - HardballTalk
Jerry Dipoto was originally Baltimore’s top choice, but that he withdrew from the process following his interview.
Angels may approach free agency carefully - ESPN Los Angeles
"Sometimes, the best free agents you can acquire are via trades," Dipoto said. "There are so many different ways to acquire a player in today’s game. A team might be moving a contract, they might be moving a player who’s bearing down on free agency or getting up there in arbitration. The economics of it are there are 30 different teams in 30 different situations."
VERY interesting quote from the new Angels GM. Would he run the team like a high-stakes fantasy team?
2012 CBSSports.com free agent predictions - CBSSports.com
Which free agents will end up where? That's the burning question facing the CBSSports.com experts, who have submitted predictions for where some top free agents on the market will go.
The Angels are picked once (Prince Fielder) out of the 70 predictions.
Agent: Oswalt plans to pitch in 2012 - FOX Sports on MSN
"His back feels great," Bob Garber told FOXSports.com. "He’s definitely looking for a long-term contract."
Grady Sizemore ‘not limiting his choices’ in free agency - The Washington Post
After the Cleveland Indians declined to exercise their 2012 option on him this weekend, free agent center fielder Grady Sizemore has received interest from several teams and is willing to play anywhere, his agent Joe Urbon said.
I realize there's already log-jam in the Angels outfield, but damn...Grady Sizemore.
Gammons on Jose Reyes, David Wright, and the Hot Stove - MetsBlog.com
Joey Votto could possible be a trade candidate if another team offers enough pitching.
Former owner Peter O'Malley, Steve Garvey prepping proposals to purchase Los Angeles Dodgers - ESPN Los Angeles
An investment group led by former Dodger greats Steve Garvey and Orel Hershiser is preparing a proposal to buy the Los Angeles Dodgers in a bankruptcy court auction.
"Baseball Analyst" Archives Now Available At SABR.org - SABR
Thanks to the generosity of Bill James and Phil Birnbaum, we are pleased to offer the entire run of "Baseball Analyst" for the first time online at SABR.org. Each of the 40 issues are available for download on our "Baseball Analyst" archives page.
Winter Leagues: Arizona Fall League: Statistics - MLB.com: Events
Mike Trout: 4 base on balls, 22 strikeouts. Just sayin'.