The Angels Are Selling Off: Ian Kinsler to Red Sox

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The Angels Are Selling Off: Ian Kinsler to Red Sox

Chicago Cubs

Not that it’s a surprise, what with them 13.0 games back in the AL West, behind three teams, and 9.0 games back in the Wild Card race, but the Angels are selling.

With Dustin Pedroia still out, the Red Sox arguably could use another infielder, even if their offense is already silly strong as it is. The 36-year-old Kinsler can still provide a near-league-average bat, plus solid defense at second base.

More broadly, it should be noted that the Angels have a TON of interesting relief pitching that they could be marketing right now, so you can include them in the pool of teams from which buyers like the Cubs could be choosing. Jose Alvarez, Blake Parker, and Cam Bedrosian have all been good.



Author: Brett Taylor

Brett Taylor is the Editor and Lead Cubs Writer at Bleacher Nation, and you can find him on Twitter at @BleacherNation and @Brett_A_Taylor.