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Angels are mum after reported trade falls through

Angels are mum after reported trade falls through

The machinations of the trade market and the reporting of a deal before it was finalized left the Angels in an uncomfortable position Tuesday. The league now knows they seek another left fielder.

The Angels were close to acquiring oft-injured outfielder Michael Saunders from the Toronto Blue Jays late Monday night. The deal reportedly fell apart because of a failed physical by one player involved.

In the trade, the Angels would have sent a prospect to Cincinnati, who was sending outfielder Jay Bruce to Toronto. The Blue Jays were also sending a prospect to the Reds, and that unnamed prospect was the reported source of the...

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