Kiss 'Em Goodbye: Los Angeles Angels

Lackey, Figgins, Vlad and Abreu may be gone, and the AL West is improving. Uh-oh.

Originally Published: October 27, 2009
By Buster Olney, Baseball Prospectus and Insider Staff

Insider's series on MLB teams that are done for the year continues with the Los Angeles Angels. To see an archive of Kiss 'Em Goodbye, click here.

Baseball Prospectus' preseason PECOTA projection: 87-75
Actual record: 97-65

If they'd signed CC Sabathia, this might not have been posted for another week or two.

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