Earlier today, the Angels acquired Tommy La Stella from the Chicago Cubs:
The #Angels have acquired INF Tommy La Stella from the Chicago Cubs in exchange for cash considerations or a player to be named later.— Angels PR (@LAAngelsPR) November 29, 2018
The club has requested unconditional release waivers on OF Jabari Blash for the purpose of granting him his unconditional release
La Stella plays all over the infield, from second to third to first, and he boasts a career slash line of .264/.345/.366/.711. He is probably most famous for complaining about his demotion to AAA from the Cubs major league team in 2016.
The real story here is Jabari Blash. What will we do without his enormous foul ball power? Or without watching BBRef on the #racetonegativeOPS+? Or without him misplaying flyballs into triples in Coors field? This is a sad day for Angels fans.
In the meantime: