Angels' outfield has the potential to be superior

If he duplicates his play from a season ago, Gary Matthews Jr. could help make the Angels' outfield the best in the business.

Originally Published: February 9, 2007
By Phil Rogers | Special to ESPN.com

Are the luxury tax and increased revenue sharing spreading talent around? Or is this merely a down cycle for big league outfielders?

Either seems possible in assessing outfield collections entering 2007.

The days of the super outfields, when teams often used three big bats in the outfield to bludgeon the opposition, appear to have passed, or at least are taking a sabbatical. There are good outfields in the major leagues, ones with thunder and depth, no doubt, but by and large the teams ...

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