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  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. 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
  13. 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
  14. 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
  15. Five offseason moves that will backfire

    Jim Bowden

    Recall the saying "it seemed like a good idea at the time" and you'll be able to apply it to a number of baseball's 30 teams. Indeed, most general managers would love to call a mulligan or two during their careers. As such, the following five players...

    Blog | January 14, 2013
  16. Rangers can't match what Angels did

    Jim Bowden

    Mike Trout is putting himself in position to win not only AL Rookie of the Year but AL MVP, and his general manager is making a case for executive of the year. By swinging a blockbuster for Zack Greinke on Friday, Los Angeles Angels GM Jerry Dipoto h...

    Blog | July 28, 2012