Originally written on Sports Rumor Alert  |  Last updated 8/8/14
The Los Angeles Angels made a few trades before the end of the July 31 deadline to help out their bullpen. Now General Manager Jerry Dipoto wants to try and acquire starting pitching off the waiver wire.#453188740 / gettyimages.comJeff Fletcher of the Orange County Register tweeted:#Angels GM Jerry Dipoto said the team is looking for starting pitchers on the waiver wire. Says they aren't easy to get.— Jeff Fletcher (@JeffFletcherOCR) August 7, 2014 The Angels have a starter ERA of 3.70 which is good for sixth in the American League so they are not the worst team in the league but could also use a little improvement to make that final push for the playoffs. The Angels have the second best record in all of baseball. The only team better just happens to be the Oakland A's who are also in the American League West.Garrett Richards and Jered Weaver both have 12 wins each as far as the starting pitchers go. Matt Shoemaker and C.J. Wilson both have 8 wins each. So if the Angels can ha...
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