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Matt Shoemaker, 25, is the Angels' choice as the 2011 Howie Gershberg Minor League Pitcher of the Year. Fellow Angels' 2011 Minor League award winners included outfielder Kole Calhoun, first baseman Efren Navarro and manager Ty Boykin.

Angels close to decision on their new GM. Or are they?

I felt a true sigh of relief when I heard Bill Stoneman was in charge of finding the Angels next General Manager. I’m sure he’ll waver on his decision, eventually being unable to pull the trigger. Good to see the Vernon Wells effect has cost at least 3 Halo executives their jobs. I promise you that if Wells hit 280, with 25 and 90, there would have been no change in the executive...

If Mike Napoli Were Jeff Mathis

It?s been a while since I?ve actually contributed something to the site. I blame the Angels non-existent post-season play and my depression stemming from it. Also, I went through a very expensive and glittery stripper phase and that seemed to have gotten my spirits up

Doctoring The Numbers: Starting Them Young, Part One by Rany Jazayerli

Everyone missed on Mike Trout. Don’t get me wrong: Trout was a well-regarded player headed into the 2009 draft, a certain first-round talent. But he wasn’t—yet—a phenom. Everyone liked Trout; it’s just that no one loved him. Baseball America ranked him as the 22nd-best player in the draft. No one doubted his athleticism or his work ethic; a lot of people doubted the level...

Angels get permission to talk with Yanks execs

The Los Angeles Angels have gotten permission to speak with two New York Yankees executives about their vacant general manager position, but neither of them is Brian Cashman.

Moreno: Scioscia has say but isn't de facto GM

While Mike Scioscia wields a certain influence with the Angels -- as would be expected of a successful veteran manager -- owner Arte Moreno said skipper is not making the final call in decisions traditionally made by a GM.
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