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Angels send Matthews, cash to Mets

Updated: January 23, 2010, 10:17 AM ET
Associated Press

NEW YORK -- Unable to find regular playing time for Gary Matthews Jr., the Los Angeles Angels traded the outfielder to the New York Mets on Friday and agreed to pay $21.5 million as part of the deal.

Los Angeles received right-handed reliever Brian Stokes, a native Californian, in exchange for Matthews, who had slumped for three straight seasons since signing a $50 million, five-year contract.

"He voiced his frustration to us because of his desire to play every day," Angels ...

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