Breaking down Josh Hamilton’s five-year, $125M contract

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Alden Gonzalez of MLB.com has the full season-to-season financial breakdown of Josh Hamilton’s new five-year, $125 million agreement with the Angels:

2013: $15 million
2014: $15 million
2015: $23 million
2016: $30 million
2017: $30 million

The deal also includes a $10 million signing bonus, access to a luxury suite and a full no-trade clause. The remaining $2 million will be given to a charity.

It’s a pretty back-loaded contract, much like the 10-year, $240 million pact signed last offseason with Albert Pujols.

As our own D.J. Short notes on Twitter, the Angels will be paying Pujols and Hamilton a combined $55 million in 2016 and $56 million in 2017. And they’ll both be in their mid-to-late 30s at that point.

Blake Wood has a damaged UCL

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Jeff Fletcher of the Orange County Register reports that Angels reliever Blake Wood underwent an MRI and was diagnosed with a damaged ulnar collateral ligament. Wood will seek further opinions before a course of treatment is decided. Tommy John surgery is a possibility.

Wood, 32, had been on a rehab assignment with High-A Inland Empire and has been on the disabled list since April 22. Prior to the injury, Wood compiled a 2.31 ERA with a 10/7 K/BB ratio in 11 2/3 innings.

Keynan Middleton recently underwent Tommy John surgery to repair a damaged UCL, so it’s not been a great time to be a member of the Angels’ bullpen.