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Report: Angels trying to find new GM as quickly as possible

The Los Angeles Angels aren't wasting any time in their search for a new general manager. According to Jeff Fletcher of the O.C. Register, the club has had 'multiple interviews' with 'internal and external candidates' as they seek to find a full-time replacement for Jerry Dipoto, who resigned on July 1. Bill Stoneman has served as interim GM since Dipoto's resignation, but the Angels...
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10 hours ago  |  Discuss

Boston Red Sox bring in Jerry DiPoto as a consultant

Nick Cafardo of the Boston Globe tweeted this afternoon (confirming a Peter Gammons report) that the Boston Red Sox have hired former LA Angels general manager Jerry DiPoto in a role which he’ll be helping the club in the interim with offseason moves. Confirmed Peter Gammons report that the Red Sox have hired former Angels GM Jerry DiPoto on an interim basis to help with offseason...
Via The Outside Corner
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Red Sox Hire Ex-Angels GM Jerry DiPoto In 'Interim' Role

Jerry DiPoto (AP Photo)Multiple sources are now reporting that former Angels GM Jerry DiPoto has been hired on an "interim" basis by the Red Sox. Presumably, DiPoto—an "analytics" guy—will serve in the "President/CEO" capacity to be vacated by Larry Lucchino. The story from Yawkey Way is that DiPoto will "help" with off-season moves. Dipoto "resigned" from the Angels job after...
Via FenwayNation
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Brewers to replace Doug Melvin as general manager

The Brewers announced today that Doug Melvin is going to “transition into an advisory role” with the team, which is probably the nicest language you can use to fire someone. The Brewers have been in need of a new direction for a while now, and a new front office should help kickstart a rebuild that is already a bit late in getting started. In terms of potential candidates, Twitter...
Via Fangraphs
21 days ago  |  Discuss

The Wind Up: Jerry Dipoto Resigns

On this Fourth of July weekend, what better to watch than baseball? OK, if you don’t feel that strongly, no worries. This week in had a little something for everyone—ranging from a general manager stepping down to the New York Yankees giving to charity. Jerry Dipoto Steps Down The Los Angeles Angels are not a bad baseball team. While they haven’t yet lived up to 2015’s...
Via The Sports Post
July 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Are the Angels now the worst organization in baseball?

Are the Angels now the worst organization in baseball? It seems almost impossible that any franchise could ever step to the Marlins and dare displace them atop the dysfunction power rankings. Yet somehow in the last six months and culminating in the resignation of Jerry Dipoto, Arte Moreno and company have shown the world that when it comes to reprehensible behavior, they go to...
Via The Outside Corner
July 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Jerry Dipoto: a successful GM that failed BIG

Jerry Dipoto‘s embattled tenure in Anaheim has come to a premature end. Dipoto leaves behind a franchise now embroiled in turmoil but also a legacy which history will likely look back kindly on. His reign accomplished most everything that he wanted it to in terms of building a long-term foundation for the ballclub, but he achieved that success and ultimately caused his own demise...
Via Monkey with a Halo
July 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Jerry Dipoto is gone and so is the Angels’ credibility

It is all over but for the crying. Jerry Dipoto is no longer the general manager of the Angels according to multiple sources, the team just hasn’t gotten around to announcing it yet. Dipoto has packed up his office and left the building, taking whatever shreds of credibility the Angels franchise had left with him. There are some reports that the team is trying to reconsider leaving...
Via Monkey with a Halo
July 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Feud between Scioscia and Dipoto makes Angels fascinating case study

By virtue of their place in the standings, the Angels were already an intriguing team this season. Going into Tuesday’s play, the team was second in the AL West, four games behind the Astros. The Angels are also 1.5 games out in the wild-card race, with four teams ahead of them in the shuffle. Yet thanks to an illuminating report by Fox Sports’ Ken Rosenthal, the Angels...
Via The Outside Corner
June 30, 2015  |  Discuss

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