Arte Moreno Promises Quick Action on Matthews

Evocative of his promise last fall to acquire a "big bat" over the winter, Angels owner Arte Moreno told the Los Angeles Times that "It’s going to be resolved by opening day, one way or the other. I promise you that."

Just how he’s going to "resolve" it remains unstated, especially since he has no control over an investigation being conducted in Albany, New York.

Times reporter Bill Shaikin wrote that Matthews spoke briefly about his decision to hire criminal defense attorney Robert Shapiro.

"When your name is mentioned in an investigation, what am I going to do? Check it out myself?" Matthews said. "I’m a baseball player."

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