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LA Angels Free Agency Position Breakdown: Outfield

By Vincent Page
HOUSTON, TX - SEPTEMBER 24: (L-R) Andrelton Simmons
HOUSTON, TX - SEPTEMBER 24: (L-R) Andrelton Simmons /
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The LA Angels are once again looking towards the offseason early this year. The 2018 class is one of the best in history, and in this series I’ll be taking you through each position. We’ll look at a big name, a depth piece, and a wildcard who could turn into a surprise player next year.  To start it off, we’ll take a look at potential outfield pieces.

Outfield is arguably one of the strongest positional groups for the LA Angels. Mike Trout is only getting better. Justin Upton is a yearly contender for a Silver Slugger Award despite his streaky hitting. Kole Calhoun was up and down, but had a nice second half despite a lackluster finish.

They also have a plethora of outfield options in their farm system. Michael Hermosillo showed signs of being a solid starter in his limited action this year. They also have Jo Adell (1), Brandon Marsh (2), and Jordyn Adams (6) all within their Top 10 Prospects (MLB.com).  They are well set up for the future, so the type of players they’ll be looking for will be of the short-term.

Overall, I don’t expect the Halos to be looking for a starter, but nonetheless…

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