Teixeira Will Provide Huge Offensive Boost

The Los Angeles Angels acquired the services of Mark Teixeira tonight. The Braves dealt Teixeira in exchange for Casey Kotchman and minor league pitcher Stephen Marek. Although the Angels will only get two months of the switch-hitting slugger, they were in desperate need of adding another bat to protect Vladimir Guerrero in a lineup that has struggled to score runs, writes Tyler Hissey.
July 29, 2008