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Cody Allen DFA’d

How many ways can you say “money wasted”?

MLB: Los Angeles Angels at Tampa Bay Rays
Cody Allen watches as he allows yet another HR.
Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports

The Angels tried. They knew the bullpen would be a bottleneck. Here we are, seventy games into the season, and it has been.

Cody Allen, the piece Billy Eppler thought would help, has not been a success. To say he has disappointed would be a massive understatement. And now he’s gone.

Although Allen is making $8.5 million this year, he allowed a 6.26 ERA and a 1.91 WHIP in just 23 innings pitched.

Friday night, he took a bit of a fatalistic attitude towards this decision:

And it seems like the Angels have moved on.