Chone Figgins. Alberto Callaspo. David Freese. Yunel Escobar. These are the names of a few of the players who have manned third base for the Angels over the last decade or so. High-level production at the hot corner has eluded the Angels since the homegrown Troy Glaus’ career fizzled out in the early part of the century.
Multiple players who we were led to believe would put an end to the eternal nightmare have come along since then. Dallas McPherson, Brandon Wood, Kaleb Cowart, and even Kyle Kubitza have been lucky enough to don the title of “future Angels third baseman” throughout the years. But none of them ever worked out, and the Angels have been left relying on a different unremarkable veteran third baseman to fill in every few years.
There is a player on this year’s free-agent market, however, who could solve this recurring dilemma, and his name is Mike Moustakas. Continue reading at Halos Heaven.