5 Kicks to the Groin from the Angels Trade of Mike Napoli

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5 Kicks to the Groin from the Angels Trade of Mike Napoli
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Ouch! The Angels traded Mike Napoli to Toronto in January of 2011 and have been regretting it over and over since that day. 

One huge pain that isn't even listed among these five throbbing reminders of the foolish deal is that, in 2011, they gave 535 at-bats at the catcher position to Jeff Mathis, Hank Conger and Bobby Wilson. Conger hit .209, Wilson hit .189 and Mathis hit .174. Like I said, that's not mentioned in the coming slides, and that's a sign of just how bad this deal worked out for the Halos. 

Also not mentioned in the coming slides is the additional production of Juan Rivera, who was also dealt to Toronto and finished 2011 at .258 with 74 RBI for the Jays and Dodgers

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