Originally posted on Monkey with a Halo  |  Last updated 2/4/13
I, just like many other Angel fans, was extremely surprised to see that the Angels had just recently signed ex-Blue Jay and future Hall of Famer Omar Vizquel as a “roving infield coach” to the organization. The 1- time Gold Glover is known for his incredible talent at the shortstop position, cementing himself as one of the best fielding shortstops of all time. Vizquel will likely be working with the Angels minor league affiliates, and while he won’t be working directly with the major league talent this move further strengthens an organization which has seen its minor league organization ranking drop to the 2nd worst, just ahead of the Detroit Tigers. Having the presence of Omar Vizquel won’t directly improve the Angels farm system, yet having his influence on defensive oriented infielders such as Andrew Romine will be invaluable. Having Vizquel coach players like Romine that are looking to break through to the Angels bench by way of being a utility infielder boosts the value of this club
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