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Jeremy Affeldt
Dodgers, Angels figure to pass on expensive free agents
Dodgers, Angels figure to pass on expensive free agents

In baseball, the season of giving is upon us yet again. This is the season of free agency, the time of year when teams bestow riches upon the finest players in all the land. This used to be the season of the Angels and Dodgers. To Albert Pujols, from the Angels, $250 million! To Zack Greinke, from the Dodgers, $147 million! To Josh Hamilton, from the Angels, $125 million! Last off-season, however, was a quiet one for the local teams on the free-agent front. There were nine-figure contracts handed out, but none by the Angels or Dodgers. That figures to be the case this off-season as well. Neither the Dodgers nor Angels won last off-season, but each team won its division this year and,...

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