Found December 24, 2012 on The Outside Corner:
Jerry Dipoto is a man with a vision.  He’s among the most detail oriented executives in all of baseball.  It’s generally how his mind works, he’s analytical and calculating.  Some call it diligence, others, obsessive.  He’s also proven to be a risk-taker, which can be a very good thing or bad thing in this business.  Before becoming the General Manager of the Los Angeles Angels, he was the interim GM of the Arizona Diamondbacks, filling in until Kevin Towers would be hired.  At the time he had an underperforming ace in Dan Haren on the trading block.  Dipoto would later be blasted by the media for not trading Dan Haren to the New York Yankees when they were offering a package of Jesus Montero, Ivan Nova and more.  He instead traded Haren to his future team, the Los Angeles Angels in return for relatively unknown LHP prospects Tyler Skaggs and Pat Corbin and inexpensive inning eater LHP Joe Saunders.  The deal was described as a heist for the Angels.  Three years later however, it ...
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