Originally posted on Angelswin  |  Last updated 7/12/13
By Jonathan Northrop, AngelsWin.com Columnist -  As we approach the July 31st trade deadline, conversations are swirling about what the Angels will, won’t, should and should not do: Should/will they buy, sell, or stand pat? If they buy (or sell) who goes and who comes in? And more so, how does what they do now impact the future? To approach this question we have to look at two areas: the rest of 2013 and 2014 and beyond. Let’s take a look at both. 2013: “So you’re saying there’s a chance!” For 2013 it is quite simple and revolves around the question: Do the Angels have a reasonable shot at making the postseason? And, if so, what do they need to 1) increase the likelihood that they do and 2) improve their chances of going deep in the playoffs? A third question is, what can they do that wouldn't damage 2014 and beyond? At this point, heading into a three game series versus the Mariners before the All Star Break (which is awfully late this year, after 93 games), the Angel...
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