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What to expect from the Angels at the trade deadline

The trade deadline is coming up fast and the Angels are one of the few teams that you can guarantee will be making some moves. That is a sentence that I had confidence in a week ago when Jerry Dipoto was still the general manager. Now… not so much. No one really knows anymore what to expect from the Angels at the trade deadline. The team’s needs haven’t changed. Their sense...
Via Monkey with a Halo
20 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
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Sunday Notes: Angels Angst, Astros, Colabello, more

The kerfuffle that led to Jerry DiPoto resigning as Angels GM has received plenty of attention, and for good reason. The reported power struggle is seemingly a clash of philosophies. Harkening back to the nascent days of Moneyball, more than a modicum of us-versus-them appears to be at play. I’m certainly not privy to the […]
Via Fangraphs
25 days ago  |  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
26 days ago  |  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
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Mike Scioscia took down Mike Trout’s Nerf basketball hoop

There shall be no distractions inside Mike Scioscia’s clubhouse. Not even Nerf basketball hoops are safe. In light of the conflict between Scioscia and Jerry DiPoto, who resigned as the team’s GM Wednesday, Yahoo’s Jeff Passan wrote a column detailing some of the longtime Angels manager’s stodgy ways. For instance, Passan reports that Scioscia last...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Jerry Dipoto officially steps down as Angels GM

The rocky relationship between the Los Angeles Angels and Jerry Dipoto officially came to an end on Wednesday afternoon when the general manager officially resigned. This came amid reports early Wednesday morning that there was going to be a sizable shakeup in the makeup of the Angels front office hierarchy. Dipoto’s resignation also shouldn’t come as much of a surprise...
Via Sportsnaut
28 days ago  |  Discuss

It’s official, Jerry Dipoto resigns as Angels GM

After all the late night rumors and Hail Mary attempts to salvage the relationship this morning, it is now official. Jerry Dipoto resigns as the Angels GM. Source: Jerry Dipoto has made a final decision. He is stepping down. — Alden Gonzalez (@Alden_Gonzalez) July 1, 2015 Even if you didn’t like what Dipoto did with the Angels, this is a disaster. The Angels, who have yet...
Via Monkey with a Halo
28 days ago  |  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
28 days ago  |  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
29 days ago  |  Discuss

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