Cliff Lee is the hottest player on the free agent market right now, but that doesn’t mean that he and the Los Angeles Angels would be a good fit. 

A “mystery team” is said to have made a seven-year offer last night for the starting pitcher, and speculation abounds as to who it was. ESPN that same night also wouldn’t disclose their source, but claimed that the Angels had entered the race for Lee.

Could those pieces of news be related?

Angels fans should probably hope not. As strange as it sounds to consider it better to not go after the best pitcher on the market, that’s exactly what Los Angeles should do.

Read on to learn why.

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