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  1. Angels 2014: Could this be the year?

    Mark Saxon

    The other day, a reporter asked Angels general manager Jerry Dipoto to assign blame for the acquisition of pitcher Joe Blanton, the occasion being the Angels' unconditional release of the, ahem, struggling right-hander. Dipoto's answer was refreshing...

    Blog | March 31, 2014
  2. Los Angeles Angels' woes point to perils of trading prospects

    Mark Saxon

    The fall of the Angels in some part can be traced back to their decisions to trade prospects in recent years.

    Story | Conversation | June 14, 2013
  3. Zack Greinke unlikely to land with Los Angeles Dodgers or stay wi...

    Mark Saxon

    Speculation when the winter began was that the two Los Angeles-area teams would engage in a bidding war for the top free-agent pitcher, Zack Greinke. It hasn't quite worked out that way so far.

    Story | Conversation | December 06, 2012
  4. Are SoCal teams driving up the price on Zack Greinke?

    Mark Saxon

    It looks more and more like pitcher Zack Greinke could be headed for a record payday and the Dodgers and Angels seem to be pushing the market up and up. Or, at least that's the perception around baseball, no doubt fueled by Greinke's representatives....

    Blog | November 26, 2012
  5. Quick-fix approach didn't work for Los Angeles Dodgers or Los Ang...

    Mark Saxon

    Quick-fix approach didn't work for the Dodgers or Angels this season.

    Story | Conversation | October 03, 2012
  6. Podcast: Jerry Dipoto on Mason and Ireland

    Mark Saxon

    Angels general manager Jerry Dipoto, on with Steve Mason and John Ireland, talked about the team's addition of Zack Greinke, rookie star Mike Trout and the division race....

    Blog | August 02, 2012
  7. Getting Zack Greinke pushes Los Angeles Angels forward

    Mark Saxon

    The Angels show commitment to winning now by getting Zack Greinke.

    Story | Conversation | July 27, 2012
  8. Angels excited to welcome Zack Greinke

    Mark Saxon

    ANAHEIM -- As the Angels players came off the field following batting practice Friday, several of them wondered what all the commotion was about as a large contingent of reporters waited to talk to general manager Jerry Dipoto about the trade that ha...

    Blog | July 27, 2012
  9. Can they win despite their pitching?

    Mark Saxon

    AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez The Angels are a different team in July than they were in April. Obviously, right? They have Mike Trout and Ernesto Frieri now. They had Bobby Abreu and Vernon Wells then. But the morphing of the team's personality...

    Blog | July 26, 2012
  10. Angels' rotation wobbles along

    Mark Saxon

    ANAHEIM, Calif. -- Rumors swirl this time of year. They also dart. They almost always die. A couple of potentially marquee solutions to the Los Angeles Angels' pitching problem might have disappeared late Tuesday, as reports indicated Cole Hame...

    Blog | July 24, 2012
  11. Six of year's most hopeful innings

    Mark Saxon

    Early Sunday afternoon, Dan Haren was sitting back at his locker, just beginning to go over scouting reports. Clear on the other side of the room, Angels general manager Jerry Dipoto was surrounded by reporters giving another briefing on the state of...

    Blog | July 22, 2012
  12. Sticking with Ervin Santana for now

    Mark Saxon

    Angels manager Mike Scioscia said struggling pitcher Ervin Santana will remain in the Angels' rotation for at least one more start. Scioscia will limit Santana to 15 outs Friday night, something he has done in the past with struggling pitchers, in...

    Blog | July 22, 2012
  13. It's up to Dipoto to fix the pitching

    Mark Saxon

    ANAHEIM, Calif. -- General manager Jerry Dipoto came to Anaheim under practically ideal conditions. He was following an ineffective predecessor, coming to work for an owner who spends freely and joining a franchise under a respected manager with a wi...

    Blog | July 21, 2012
  14. GM expects a quiet trade deadline

    Mark Saxon

    Take what any general manager says this time of year with a grain of salt. Jerry Dipoto doesn't yet know what opportunities are going to arise on the trade market and an injury in the next month could dramatically change his approach to the July 31 d...

    Blog | June 26, 2012
  15. Are they inventing a new bullpen model?

    Mark Saxon

    In the late 1990s, relief pitcher Jose Mesa saw veteran sports writer Jerome Holtzman in the Cleveland Indians clubhouse and ran across the room to embrace Holtzman in a bear hug. That's not the typical behavior of major-league baseball players to...

    Blog | June 25, 2012
  16. Should the Angels upgrade at third?

    Mark Saxon

    ANAHEIM --Angels general manager Jerry Dipoto was fairly blunt when asked about Kevin Youkilis, who is reportedly close to being traded by the Boston Red Sox. "We're not involved," Dipoto said. But should the Angels look to get a little more th...

    Blog | June 23, 2012