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The Angels' structure was doomed to fail

Combine an old-school entrenched manager, a new-school stat-based general manager, and a meddlesome owner and you have the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim.

The Angels’ situation finally blew up this week after 3 ½ years of dysfunction and disagreement between the direction in which GM… 1,028 more words

Mike Scioscia

Jerry Dipoto Quits Dysfunctional Los Angeles Angels Organization

Jerry Dipoto recently resigned as GM of the Los Angeles Angels. His resignation came on the heels of his frustration with the workplace boiling over. Manager Mike Scioscia, his direct report, was constantly insubordinate and owner Arte Moreno kept enabling Scioscia’s undermining of Dipoto. 1,937 more words

MLB GM's: A Tale of Three SoCal Cities

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The big news of the morning and afternoon on Wednesday was the resignation of Angels General Manager Jerry Dipoto, but for all intents and purposes he was basically deposed from office after some issues that he had with manager Mike Scioscia had boiled over and were made public.   2,743 more words

Fantasy Baseball

Stoneman's Lair: First Trades, Int'l Slots, Getting Up To Speed, Dipoto's Side

LAA has acquired C Rafael Lopez (40-man) from Cubs for LHP Manuel Rondon & international bonus pool space. Lopez to Salt Lake. #Angels

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Mike Scioscia

The final day of Scioscia-Dipoto

Jerry Dipoto has called it quits as General Manager for the Angels. It’s easy to assume that this is a case of an old school baseball mind (manager Mike Scioscia) winning a power struggle with his computer driven GM, but like the game of baseball itself, what appears simple has innumerable complexities lying behind it. 605 more words


Angels GM quits shortly before their 3-1 loss to Yankees

The Los Angeles Angels’ nine-game homestand was largely a success until they lost a game and a general manager on the final day.

Nathan Eovaldi pitched scoreless, five-hit ball into the sixth inning, Garrett Jones homered and the New York Yankees snapped their three-game skid with a 3-1 victory over the Angels on Wednesday night. 666 more words


GM Jerry Dipoto resigns after 3 1/2 years with Angels

For 3 1/2 years, general manager Jerry Dipoto and manager Mike Scioscia managed to survive disputes and reconciliations in their arranged marriage with the Los Angeles Angels. 901 more words