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Report: Angels sign free agent OF Matthews, Jr.

Updated: November 22, 2006, 3:06 PM ET
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ANAHEIM, California - The Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim have landed the impact player they coveted.

The Angels on Wednesday agreed to terms with center fielder Gary Matthews Jr. on a five-year deal.

Although no financial details were announced, the Los Angeles Times reported the deal to be worth $50 million.

One of baseball's premier defensive outfielders, Matthews also has added an offensive dynamic to his game in recent years. He hit .313 this past season for the Texas Rangers ...

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