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  1. Tough standards for midseason trades

    Buster Olney

    Some midseason trades are remembered as the finishing adornment for success -- at least after the final pitch was thrown. The Blue Jays swapped a couple of prospects for David Cone in a stunning late-season trade in 1992, and because Toronto went on ...

    Blog | August 22, 2014
  2. Angels looking for rotation help?

    AJ Mass

    In his second start since returning from a right-ankle sprain that had sent him to the disabled list, C.J. Wilson of the Los Angeles Angels once again struggled on the mound, this time in a 7-0 loss to the Los Angeles Dodgers. As Mike DiGiovanna...

    Blog | August 08, 2014
  3. David Price trade timeline in doubt

    Jim Bowden

    Many contending teams interested in David Price now aren't sure the Tampa Bay Rays will actually trade him before the trade deadline. The impression teams are getting is that if the Rays manage to get back in the playoff chase, they will hang on t...

    Blog | July 16, 2014
  4. Arizona's unrealistic expectations

    Buster Olney

    Titles mean far less than practical power, and the simple truth is that Arizona Diamondbacks general manager Kevin Towers lost his power when Arizona hired Tony La Russa. Towers was hired after Jerry Dipoto stepped in on an interim basis after Josh B...

    Blog | May 21, 2014
  5. Position battle: Angels' fifth starter

    Doug Mittler

    Improving a rotation that ranked 24th in the majors with a 4.20 ERA was an offseason priority for the Angels. GM Jerry Dipoto had a busy winter, and now has three candidates competing for the final two spots behind Jered Weaver, C.J. Wilson and Garre...

    Blog | February 18, 2014
  6. Los Angeles Angels will pay more if they wait to give Mike Trout ...

    Dan Szymborski

    Dan Szymborski explains that the Angels will end up paying a lot more if they wait to give Mike Trout a contract extension.

    Story | Conversation | February 17, 2014
  7. Wednesday Roundup: Beware the Cubs

    AJ Mass

    The Chicago Cubs made some of their fan base quite upset earlier this week when then unveiled their new mascot, Clark the Cub. As Jesse Rogers of ESPN Chicago wrote, "the reaction was swift as the mascot was depicted in unflattering terms on several ...

    Blog | January 15, 2014
  8. GMs who will make a splash in Orlando

    Jim Bowden

    Baseball's annual winter meetings in Orlando, Fla., don't commence until Sunday, Dec. 8, but several general managers already have made waves this offseason. Tigers president/GM Dave Dombrowski has made the biggest splash of the offseason so far a...

    Blog | December 04, 2013
  9. Expect Angels to be active in trade market

    Buster Olney

    The Los Angeles Angels finished 22nd in starters' ERA last season, and are said to be casting a wide net as they look for ways to upgrade their rotation through trades. There are still starting pitchers available through free agency, but agents repor...

    Blog | November 20, 2013
  10. GMs with the toughest offseason jobs

    Jim Bowden

    Most assume the general managers of baseball's small-market teams have the toughest jobs in baseball. After all, when you're hamstrung by limited finances, it can be tough to win. However, it's the general managers of teams in baseball's biggest m...

    Blog | November 01, 2013
  11. Moreno must choose: Scioscia or Dipoto

    Buster Olney

    The first question asked by some of those interested in the job of Angels' general manager was this: How much power and influence does Mike Scioscia have? Because the answer to that question pretty much defines the parameters of the G...

    Blog | August 29, 2013
  12. Managers, GMs who must finish strong

    Jim Bowden

    Stability and continuity in the general manager and field manager positions are how an organization wins championships. In the early 1990s, the Atlanta Braves' combination of general manager John Schuerholz and manager Bobby Cox set the bar. Afte...

    Blog | August 16, 2013
  13. How to fix the L.A. teams

    Jim Bowden

    No, it isn't a very happy time in Southern California. SoCal fans just watched as the Lakers and Clippers got bounced out of the NBA playoffs in the first round, while the Dodgers and Angels have looked like they might not even make the playoffs. ...

    Blog | May 08, 2013
  14. Doubts growing about Cubs prospects

    Jim Bowden

    MESA, Ariz. -- It's telling that the Chicago Cubs leapt 10 places in ESPN.com's Future Power Rankings, jumping from 16th to sixth in only one season. Both the major-league club and farm system saw significant additions, but that won't stop another la...

    Blog | March 12, 2013
  15. Optimizing the Angels' lineup

    Buster Olney

    Even before the Los Angeles Angels finished their deal with slugger Josh Hamilton, the discussion between manager Mike Scioscia and general manager Jerry Dipoto about where to hit Hamilton in their lineup began. They talked about possibly b...

    Blog | February 07, 2013
  16. Josh Hamilton and Peter Bourjos give the Los Angeles Angels some ...

    Buster Olney

    The Angels have plenty of great hitters, but they need to figure out the right way to line them up, writes Buster Olney.

    Blog | Conversation | February 07, 2013